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Remuneration Specialist


The Presidency is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability). The candidature of persons whose transfer/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be subjected to a security clearance up to the level of “Top Secret”.

Applications: The Presidency, Private Bag x1000, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand deliver at Government Avenue, Union Buildings.
For Attention: Ms Kefilwe Maubane
Closing Date: 27 May 2022

Note: Applications must quote the reference/post number and submit a fully completed signed and dated NEW Z83 form, which can be downloaded at “From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered”. A recent updated comprehensive CV with at least names of three (3) referees with current contact details and e-mail addresses; copies of ID, Matric and highest qualifications should be attached (Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents/copies on or before the day of the interviews). Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and furnish this Department with an evaluation certificate from SAQA. Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks on criminal records, citizen verification, financial records and qualification verification to determine the suitability of a person for employment. The successful candidates will be required to enter into employment contracts and a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment and will have to disclose their financial interests.
POST 17/195: Remuneration Specialist

Directorate: Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers
Salary: R744 255 per annum (Level 11)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: A Senior Certificate plus an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree/ Advanced Diploma OR equivalent qualification on NQF level 7. A Professional Certification in Global Remuneration Practice (GRP) will add as advantage. A minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience in HRM, remuneration and benefits analysis environment, in one of the following institutions: Government, National Parliament / Legislature, Judiciary, Constitutional Institution and Traditional Leadership structures in South Africa; and at least 3 years should be at middle management services. Exposure to statistical data analysis and interpretation, good knowledge of the applicable legislations framework and sound understanding and application of job evaluation principles.

Competencies: Communication, both oral and writing. Client orientation and customer focus. Honesty and integrity. Service delivery innovation. Knowledge management: Financial management. Problem solving and analysis. Strategic capability leadership. Program and project management. People management and empowerment change management. Public Service Regulatory Framework. Policy formulation process within Government. Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resource modelling and leadership technique. Monitoring and evaluation method, tools and techniques.

Duties: Provide remuneration research, administration and reporting support to the Head of Secretariat of the Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers (Commission) with regards to specified public office. Conduct research and analysis on remuneration and reward strategy and practices in relevant public office bearer institutions. Execute and update job profiling, grading and benchmarking exercises in respect of relevant position: authorities, judiciary and traditional leadership structure. Monitor and review all processes relating to remuneration of relevant office bearers. Report to and advise the Head of the Secretariat on remuneration strategy developments, trends, practices and suggestions. Liaise with stakeholders in the relevant institution with regard to remuneration issues, Establish direct communication structures with relevant stakeholders. Support the Head of Secretariat and the commission with regard to specified public office bearer positions in different spheres of government. Prepare submissions in respect of remuneration within the relevant institutions.

Enquiries: Mr. K Futhane - 012 300 5995