Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) Current Vacancies

By | November 3, 2023

Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) has an exciting opportunity for individuals who have necessary qualifications to apply the current vacancies.

GTAC aims to create a working environment that attracts and retains the most talented people, enabling them to reach their full potential and enabling GTAC to reach its strategic goals. Closing Date: 10 November 2023 at 12pm
Only South African Citizens, and Permanent Residents need apply as per PSR 2016.

TEAM LEAD: JOBS FUND

REF NO: G04/2023 (X2 POSTS)

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in Development Finance; Economics; Business Management; Project Management; Fund Management, or related field. NQF level 7 qualification or internationally recognized certification in Project Management or a related field would be advantageous. Post Graduate qualification in Development Finance; Economics; Business Management; Project Management; Fund Management, or related field would be advantageous.
  • At least 7 years’ experience and track record working with local economic development programmes in respect of undertaking appraisals of applications for grant funding, managing the contracting process for the projects approved for grant funding, and the periodic monitoring performance of projects.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a middle management position.
  • Strong economics background (Development/Behavioural/Micro) with experience in active labour market interventions. A strong financial background, in respect of financial analysis of project financial models and knowledge of different economic sectors.
  • Competencies Required: Client Service Orientation – Client-service orientation implies helping or serving others, to meet their needs. It means focussing on discovering those needs, figuring out how to best meet them as well as putting into practice the Batho Pele spirit. The term “clients” refers to both internal and external clients.
  • Change Leadership – The ability to deliver the message of change in both words and actions and motivate people to change. It energizes and alerts groups to the need for specific changes in the way things are done. It involves taking responsibility to champion the change effort through building and maintaining support and commitment.
  • Concern for Quality and Order – Desire to see things done logically, clearly and well. It takes various forms: monitoring and checking work and information, insisting on the clarity of roles and duties, setting up and maintaining information system. Effective Communication – Ability to transmit and receive information clearly and communicate effectively to others by considering their points of view in order to respond appropriately.
  • This may involve listening, interpreting, formulating and delivering: verbal, non-verbal, written, and/or electronic messages. It includes the ability to convey ideas and information in a way that brings understanding to the target audience. Integrity/ Honesty – Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organisation; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organisation, self, and others; is trustworthy.
  • Networking and Influencing – Establishes, maintains and utilizes a relevant network of contacts in order to keep a pulse on public, political and internal issues and make informed decisions.
  • It implies an intention to persuade, convince, influence, or impress others in order to meet the intended objectives Organisational Awareness – The ability to understand and learn the power relationships in one’s own organisation or in other organisations.
  • This includes the ability to identify the real decision makers; the individuals who can influence them; and to predict how new events or situations will affect individuals and groups within the Department. People Development and Management – Mobilises people to work toward a shared purpose in the best interests of the department, the people comprising it and the people it serves.
  • It involves attracting, supporting, developing and retaining a talented and diverse workforce. Client Orientation – Client-service orientation implies helping or serving others, to meet their needs.
  • It means focusing on discovering those needs, figuring out how to best meet them as well as putting into practice the Batho Pele spirit.
  • The term “clients” refers to both internal and external clients Problem Solving and Analysis – Understanding a situation, issue, problem, etc., by breaking it into smaller pieces, or tracing the implications of a situation in a step-by-step way.
  • It includes organizing the parts of a problem, situation, etc., in a systematic way; making systematic comparisons of different features or aspects; setting priorities on a rational basis; and identifying time sequences, causal relationships, or if-then relationships.
  • Create timely and well developed solutions by examining alternatives, risks and consequences.
  • Resilience – Ability to cap one’s emotions to avoid negative reactions when provoked, when faced with opposition or hostility, or when working under stress. It also includes the ability to maintain stamina under continuing stress.
  • Resources Planning – Organizes work, sets priorities and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organisations or parts of the organisation to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
  • Results OrientationConcern for holding yourself and others accountable for achieving results or for surpassing a standard of excellence. It includes the process of setting measurable objectives, implementing change and then checking back to determine the effect of your efforts. Strategic Orientation- Strategic orientation is about taking a broad scale, long-term view, assessing options and implications.
  • It demonstrates an intimate understanding of the capabilities, nature and potential of the department.
  • It involves taking calculated risks based on an awareness of societal, economic, market and political issues, trends, processes and outcomes as they impact the strategic direction of the department and its linkages with the direction of government.
  • Systems Thinking- Orientation to think in system-wide terms with regards to functions or divisions within the organisation.
  • This includes spotting opportunities to connect with initiatives underway in other areas or proactively sharing information or resources that can be seen to have relevance and impact for others.
  • Economic Development-Knowledge/ understanding of how labour markets work; active labour market policy interventions. Understanding of and development of local economic development and making markets work for the poor approaches to development.
  • Corporate Finance/ Project Finance/structured finance/ Grant Management- Specific area of finance dealing with the financial decisions corporations make and the tools as well as analyses used to make these decisions.
  • The discipline as a whole may be divided among long-term and short-term decisions and techniques with the primary goal being the enhancing of corporate value by ensuring that return on capital exceeds cost of capital, without taking excessive financial risks. Policy Development, Management and Dissemination – Knowledge of Treasury -related legislation, the legislative process and public affairs as it pertains to NT.
  • Includes the ability to monitor legislation that is of interest to Treasury.
  • Utilizes a wide variety of resources and tools to develop, maintain, monitor, enforce and provide oversight of policies and regulations.
  • Project Management – Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance. Communication/ Knowledge Management – Verbal and writing skills, Stakeholder engagement and writing up case studies. Impact evaluation – Understanding impact evaluation methodologies, implementing evaluation programmes.

TECHNICAL FINANCE SPECIALIST: JOBS FUND

REF NO: G17/2023

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 7) in Accounting/Finance/Auditing or a related field.
  • A postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • . Minimum of 10 years’ experience in financial reporting, auditing, and financial analysis.
  • Experience in appraising, negotiating and closing project finance and Corporate Finance transactions.
  • At least 5 years of middle management experience.
  • Public sector and grant management experience will be an added advantage.
  • The incumbent must have strong auditing and/or accounting background, credit and risk analysis skills. Must be able to comprehensively analyse financial statements, and other financial reports. Must understand risk and internal controls.
  • Must be able to independently conduct financial models, budget reviews and analysis.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles and of relevant legislative framework and accounting practice (PFMA, Treasury Regulations and GRAP).
  • Competencies Required: Client Service Orientation – Client-service orientation implies helping or serving others, to meet their needs. It means focussing on discovering those needs, figuring out how to best meet them as well as putting into practice the Batho Pele spirit.
  • The term “clients” refers to both internal and external clients. Concern for Quality and Order – Desire to see things done logically, clearly and well. It takes various forms: monitoring and checking work and information, insisting on the clarity of roles and duties, setting up and maintaining information system. Effective Communication – Ability to transmit and receive information clearly and communicate effectively to others by considering their points of view in order to respond appropriately.
  • This may involve listening, interpreting, formulating and delivering: verbal, non-verbal, written, and/or electronic messages. It includes the ability to convey ideas and information in a way that brings understanding to the target audience.
  • Emotional Intelligence – Capacity for recognising their own feelings and those of others, for motivating themselves and others as a result of this awareness, and for managing emotions within themselves and in others. Resources Planning -Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines shortor long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organisations or parts of the organisation to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
  • Integrity/ Honesty – Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organisation; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organisation, self, and others; is trustworthy.
  • Policy Development and Management – Knowledge of GTAC-related legislation, the legislative process, and public affairs as it pertains to GTAC, Includes the ability to monitor legislation that is of interest to GTAC.
  • Utilizes a wide variety of resources and tools to develop, maintain, monitor, enforce and provide oversight of policies and regulations.
  • Administrative Operations – Knowledge, capabilities, and practices associated with the support of administrative and management activities to facilitate organisational and mission goals and objectives. This competency requires knowledge of the appropriate rules, regulations, processes, and associated systems within various enabling functions which may include human resources management, resource management, employee support services, documentation, procurement, and financial management.
  • Data Analysis – Relevant experience and knowledge on how to collect reliable, valid and accurate data and perform objective analysis.
  • Development Financing – Knowledge of development financing approaches and methods including the financing of long-term projects and public services based upon a non-recourse or limited recourse financial structure, in which project debt and equity used to finance the project are paid back from the cash flow generated by the project.
  • Economic Development – Knowledge of South African economic development policies and programmes with a specific focus on approaches and methodologies to making markets work for the poor.
  • Government Knowledge – Knowledge of the tiers and sectors of government and inter-governmental relationships, and the economic and social development priorities and programmes of national, provincial and local governments.
  • Grant Management – Grant Management. Legislative knowledge – Knowledge of the regulatory environment and processes regarding the implementation of policies, legislation and services delivery programmes, and knowledge of the PFMA and NT regulations pertaining to the Jobs Fund.
  • Systems Thinking – Orientation to think in system – wide terms with regards to functions or divisions within the organisation.
  • This includes spotting opportunities to connect with initiatives underway in other areas or proactively sharing information or resources that can be seen to have relevance and impact for others.
  • Computer Literacy – Knowledge and ability to use computers and technology efficiently.
  • Refers to the comfort level someone has with using computer programs and other applications associated with computers (Office, internet, email).
  • Valuing Diversity – Ability to understand and respect the practices, customs, values and norms of other individuals, groups and cultures.
  • It goes beyond what is required by governmental employment equity regulations to include the ability to respect and value different points -of-view, and to be open to others of different backgrounds or perspectives.
  • Vision and Purpose – Modelling and promoting high personal and professional standards that support the organisation’s vision, mandate and values

HOW TO APPLY

CLOSING DATE: 10 November 2023 at 12pm

APPLICATIONS:

Potential candidates may apply online on the GTAC website at https://www.gtac.gov.za/careers. Please visit the GTAC website at www.gtac.gov.zafor more information.

NB only online applications will be acceptable. The GTAC is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and people with disabilities. Our buildings are accessible for people with disabilities