Assistant HR Officer

Reference number: AHO/HRM02/2014

(12 Months Contract)

SALARY: R16 963 34 per month (including 37% benefits)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 and National Diploma / Degree in Human Resources Management NQF Level 6. HR Interns with 6 Months experience are encouraged to apply. The incumbent must be able to work independently and efficiently under pressure. Must be Computer literate (specifically MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other software packages), Excellent Organizational and planning skills, Accuracy and attention to detail. Must be self-driven, innovative, creative with flair in dealing with people. Good Communication skills both verbal and written, Knowledge of PFMA, EPMDS and procedures, PSA Act and Public Service Regulations.

DUTIES: Administer the implementation of performance management development system*Provide advice on the development of performance agreements and development plans*Provide inputs in compilation of performance management reports*Provide logistical support to the PDMS Committees [Coordinate booking of venues for moderation sessions, Compilation of packs, Schedule units for moderation sessions and confirm availability]. Advise and attend to enquiries pertaining to Employee Performance Management and development*Develop and manage a database pertaining to Employee Performance Management and Development*Ensure effective management of PMDS and probationary information & risks*Provide general administrative support and perform other adhoc duties as assigned. Collection and safe keeping of relevant and critical documentation that relates to the unit. Liaise with internal stakeholders and other support staff for operational efficiency.

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Dangala (012) 473 0080

APPLICATIONS: The CEO of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X 745, Pretoria,0001 or Hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House,1035 Cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria

FOR ATTENTION: Mr S Matshageng

CLOSING DATE: 06 June 2014

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at / documents. The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

Click here to download a Z83 Application Form.

Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!
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