The National School of Government (NSG) is mandated to train and develop public servants as a means to realize the national development objectives of the country and thereby support sustainable growth, development and service delivery. The purpose of the NSG is to build an effective and professional public service through the provision of relevant training interventions.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to apply for the following vacant positions. The National School of Government will give preference to individuals whose appointment will improve employment equity in the department. In terms of the employment equity targets, preference will be given to African Males, Coloured Males and people with disabilities. Applicants are advised to read Chapter 4 of the Public Administration Management Act of 2014 from the DPSA website regarding the repositioning of NSG to Higher Education Institution.

APPLICATIONS: To apply online use the following link: or posts the application to: National School of Government, Private Bag X759, Pretoria, 0001 or by hand delivery

FOR ATTENTION: Ms L Raseroka, HR Unit , National School of Government by hand at ZK Matthews Building, 70 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.

ENQUIRIES: In connection with the applications kindly contact Ms Letty Raseroka (012) 441 6626 or Mr Mpho Mugodo, (012) 441-6017.

NOTE: Applications must consist of: A fully completed and signed Z83 form; a recent comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated); the relevant reference number must be quoted on the application. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). All non-SA citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa. Candidates are required to submit certified copies of their identity document and qualifications before the interviews. During the interview the shortlisted candidates might be required to write a technical exercise test that is relevant to the post. The National School of Government reserves the right not to make an appointment. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

CLOSING DATE: 01 March 2019 @ 16h00.

POST 01: Administrator: Training Support/NSG01/2019 (REFS:002856

SALARY: (Salary level 5) commencing at R163, 563.00 per annum plus competitive benefits cost to company).
CENTRE: Pretoria.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate grade 12 or equivalent. 0 – 1 years’ experience in providing operational administrative support. Knowledge: Understanding of the public sector. Understand the PFMA prescripts, SAQA, NQF, PAJA and HRD trends. Organisational financial management systems. Organisational training management systems. Organisational procurement processes. Office management. Knowledge of the training cycle. An understanding of requirements of accredited training programmes. Practical knowledge of MS Office. Competencies/ skills: Basic computer literacy skills. Problem solving skills as well as the ability to provide solutions to logistical problems. Planning and organizing skills, Good communication skills. Good client relations and interpersonal skills. Ability to advise learners on course selections. Conflict management skills. Apply basic understanding of government protocol Personal Attributes: Accurate, attention to detail, dynamic and independent, flexible, willing to learn, ability to meet deadlines, honest with a strong work ethic, responsible and reliable.

DUTIES: Receive and escalate queries from departmental coordinators and learners (content specific queries such as selection of courses in related training programme). Render administrative support during review meeting and updating of course material in the Stream. Training data capturing for all training courses. Draft and prepare submissions and other documents in support of the Supervisor as part of training implementation. Provide administrative and logistical support which includes amongst others for special training events and seminars (such as those hosted in collaboration with higher education institutions (HEIs), the Office of the Principal and/or Ministry). Make arrangements included but not limited to sending out invites, venues, rsvp, parking and catering; this will include close liaison with Supply Chain Management and Finance. Perform clerical duties related to training activities including, but not limited to copying, faxing, mailing (including emailing and hard copy) and filing. Post-course / training administration (including analysing REQs, FPEs, and attendance registers). Monitor submission of summative assessments / portfolios of evidence. Provide administrative support for pilot and trainer workshops (venue, catering, etc.) in liaison with Supply Chain Management and Finance. Solicit nominations for special projects, funded and mandatory training by liaising with provincial HRD coordinators and internal stakeholders. Administer and coordinate project activities related to training within the streams (such as Project Steering Committee Meetings, project status reports, project plans, Inter-Provincial Consultative Workshops, stakeholder meetings etc.) Compile, transcribe and distribute minutes of stakeholder meetings related to training (for e.g. Inter-Provincial Workshops, Lead Trainer Consultative Workshops, HEI delivery partners). Maintain records in relation to curriculum materials as prescribed. Record keeping on updated training material of the stream. Facilitate the printing and packaging of learner materials for pilots and Trainer workshops. Update and maintain the shared folder of the Directorate. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders with regard to uptake of training programmes, courses, and workshops. Follow up and track progress of paid but not yet trained sessions. Update statistics on weekly basis for reporting. Keep up to date client engagement schedules and appointments for the Directorate.

ENQUIRIES: Mr P Makgopela, (012) 441-6075

Branch: Training Management and Delivery

SALARY: (Salary level 6) commencing at R196, 407.00 per annum plus competitive benefits cost to company).
CENTRE: Pretoria.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate grade 12 or equivalent. 0 – 1 years’ administrative experience. Knowledge: Understanding of the public service. General knowledge of delivery of administrative / logistical support services. Familiarity with NSG’s training procedures and processes. Competencies/skills Strong organisational skills. Strong logical and analytical thinker. Strong interpersonal skills. Problem solving skills. Accuracy. Computer literacy (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Possess a high level of communication and organization skills. Personal Attributes: systematic, organised, accurate, attention to detail, dynamic, independent, flexible, willingness to learn, keep up with trends, engage in relevant debates, possesses the ability to meet deadlines, honest, responsible, professional with a strong work ethic, a team player, self-driven and systematic. Ability to work with all staff and under pressure. Quality orientated, independent, client focused attitude, results driven and lots of initiative.

DUTIES: Validate the content of registration forms received, Check the completeness of assignments/POEs received from different stakeholders, Communicate with clients on the submission due dates. Communicate with clients on number of POEs received from their delegates and extensions granted on assignments submission. Capture received POE’s into the NSG TMS. Request updated information from clients, Complete and correct learner records captured on ETQA and NSG’s systems, Complete and up to date filing system maintained for all NSG training delivery data, Conduct data quality checks on captured data and provide feedback to the data capturers. Provide the necessary system generated reports to users as required. Ensure complete records are maintained for audit purposes. Support internal and external auditors. Adhere to policies and procedures to ensure completeness of revenue, Ensure complete learner records are captured on TMS for invoicing. Generate invoice requests and send to finance for processing. Prepare and submit invoicing detail to finance. Collaborate with managers and administrators in Training Logistics to ensure timely and continues flow of case files for record keeping. Maintain database for assessments received and processed by NSG, Maintain a system of complete and up to date records for all NSG assessments, Analyse reports received from Assessors and Moderators and respond to requests raised. Liaise with Contract Manager to ensure suitable assessors and moderators are utilized. Implement a rotation scheme for the utilisation of assessors and moderators. Liaise with assessors and moderators and follow up on progress made in assessment/ moderation, Attend to and resolve client requests and enquiries. Liaise with learners to ensure assignments are updated and documentation provided, Update TMS with submission details and learner results. Maintain confidential records of learner results and achievements according to set standards. Promote and implement Standards and Policies pertaining to the Assessment and Management of learner achievement. Update National database with correct learner achievements to enable external moderation, Prepare and submit reports to management, Maintain comprehensive and up to date registers of Certificates issued, Analyse reports received from assessment officers and prepare and print certificates. Prepare data for printing of NSG certificates of attendance, successful completion and competence. Liaise with learners and clients for delivery of certificates and dispatch NSG certificates and statements of results from external moderators.
ENQUIRIES: Ms M Labuschagne, 012 441-6315

POST 03: REGISTRY CLERK/ NSG 03/2019 (REFS/002858
Directorate: Logistics and Facilities Management
SALARY: (Salary level 5) commencing at R163, 563 per annum plus competitive benefits cost to company).
CENTRE: Pretoria.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate grade 12 or equivalent. 0 – 1 years’ experience in Registry or administrative support. Knowledge: Knowledge of registry duties and practice. Knowledge of storage and retrieval procedure in terms of the working environment. Working knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service. Ability to capture data, Ability to operate computer. Understanding of the public sector. Competencies/ skills: Basic computer literacy skills. Planning and organizing skills. Good client relations and interpersonal skills. Personal Attributes: Accurate, flexible, willing to learn, honest with a strong work ethic, responsible and reliable.

DUTIES: Provide registry counter services. Handle incoming and outgoing correspondence. Render an effective filling and record management service. Operate office machines in relation to the registry function. Open and maintain Franking machine register. Frank post, record money and update register on a daily basis. Open and maintain remittance. Hand delivers and signs over remittances to finance. Keep daily record of mount of letters franked. Process documents for archiving and disposal. Provide mail & courier services. Attend to internal clients within the Department. Receive and register hand deliver mail, courier requests and training materials. Opening and close files as required by training logistics records management system. Filling/storage, tracing and retrieval of documents and files as required by Training Logistics and Leaner Records Units. Sort and package files and training manuals for archives and distribution. Compile list of documents and manuals to be distributed/archived and submit to the supervisor. Keep records for archived document, leaner records and training manuals.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Letswalo, (012) 441-6344


SALARY: (Salary level 7) commencing at R242 475. per annum plus competitive
benefits cost to company.
CENTRE: Pretoria.

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate B Degree/equivalent in Graphic Design or Information
Design Experience: 1 – 3 years’ experience in graphic designing. Competencies/Skills: Competence on a variety of graphic design platforms and applications. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Attention to detail and practical problem solving. Advanced creative and artistic skills to turn clients’ ideas into workable plans. Basic project management skills. Advanced Technical Skills. Good computer literacy skills. Knowledge: In depth knowledge of delivery of graphical design support services. Understanding of the relevant legislative frameworks in the Public Service. Understanding of the public service and spheres of government will be advantageous. Knowledge of open source technologies. Expert knowledge of design, usability and interactivity. A commitment to keep up to date with technology Personal attributes: Independent, dynamic, self-confident, team worker, strong on self- direction, self-starter with client-focused attitude. Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and demonstrate flexibility and ability to adapt to changes. Results orientated and able to work well under pressure. Ability to meet tight deadlines whilst delivering excellent results. Ability handle multiple and competing priorities. Flexibility and willingness to work overtime when necessary.

DUTIES: Graphic design services to all business units. Meet with clients or the DD:
Communications to determine the scope of a project; e.g. design a poster for a business unit. Implement graphic design styles for multi-mode learning materials and corporate communication materials in line with GCIS regulations and guidelines; Design production and graphics layout. Conduct product verification from service providers and forward for approval by the manager. Interpret concept brief and create appropriate design. Determine the message the design should portray. Creative writing to support design (Crafting tag line messages, develop messages supporting the graphics, developing catchy phrases for captions and others). Design and layout weekly newsletters. Create Social Media products and edit Video content. Ensure that all graphic design elements, pictures, diagrams, artwork and symbols promotes representivity and inclusivity, are gender sensitive and free of bias in terms of race, class disability, culture, religion and geographical location; Select colours, images, text style, and layout (typesetting), Develop graphics for product illustrations, logos, and websites. Support the design and layout of additional materials such as brochures and posters to promote the NSG’s programmes and corporate communication interventions, Update, upload and maintain information on the NSG website & intranet .Working with other units to understand the design concept, and advising on how it can be implemented technically; Liaise with external stakeholders and graphic design specialists. Present the design to clients or DD: Communications. Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design. Develop graphic manuals and guidelines and provide advice. Create branding manuals and guidelines. Provide support for projects and advise on graphic design tasks to the department. Product research on new trends in software for graphics designing, new developments etc. Provide advice on equipment, software and hardware required in graphic designing; assist with other technical and administrative duties as required. In terms of the employment equity targets, priority will be given to African Males, Coloured Males and people with disability.

ENQUIRIES: Ms D Mokgokolo (012) 441 6343