SAPS Section Head: (Brigadier) 2021/2022

September 8, 2021
R0 - R0

Job Description

SAPS Section Head: (Brigadier) 2021/2022


POST: Section Head: (Brigadier)
LOCATION: Supply Chain Management, Programme and Project Management, Head Office, Pretoria
LEVEL OF REMUNERATION Band A (SMS) An all-inclusive flexible remuneration package of R 1 076 370 per annum is applicable
REFERENCES: 21/09/3258 (1 post)

Generic Requirements:

The post requires skills in: strategic capability, analytical ability and leadership, programme and project management, financial management, change management, service delivery innovation, problem solving and analysis, people management and empowerment, client orientation, audit and assurance, audit and risk management experience, stake holder relations and customer focus. Applicants must have knowledge of systems, processes, procedures, policies and legislation relevant to the field of the post, such as the Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS), Public Service Act, South African Police Service Act, as well as Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations, Police / Public Service Regulations, Risk Management Framework in the Public Sector and other relevant legislation. Applicants must also be computer literate (Microsoft Word / Power Point / Excel).

Additional Requirements:


 Must have at least a three (3) year Degree or Diploma (accredited by SAQA on NQF level 6 or higher) in any of the following Professional Disciplines (Bsc Construction Management, B.Arch, B.Civil / Structural, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Bsc. Quantity Surveying or B.Sc Town Planning), Programme and Project Management, Management or related fields of study. An applicable post graduate qualification relevant to the core functions of the post, relevant training and development in a Middle Management Learning Programme, Leadership and Management Training

Programme, and/or Programme and Project Management may be an advantage;
 Must have a minimum of three years’ appropriate managerial experience in the field of the post;
 Must be fluent in at least two of the official languages, of which one must be English;
 Must have a valid motor vehicle drivers’ licence; and
 Will be required to undergo a security vetting process to the level of Top Secret and obtain a security clearance of Top Secret within six months after appointment (if not already in possession of such a valid security clearance).

Core Functions:

 Management of the professional services relating to Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Structural Services and Quantity Surveying.
 Manage the implementation of the program and project management framework for immovable asset projects.
 Manage the implementation of the infrastructure development program in line with the Capital Works Budget.
 Manage SAPS Capital Works (Capex) and Planned Maintenance projects.
 Manage an oversight role in terms of Consultants appointed for both Capital and Planned Maintenance projects.
 Manage maintenance term contracts and ensure compliance (contracts and OHS).
 Manage and utilise all resources allocated to the immediate post environment in accordance with relevant directives and legislation.

 Application forms will be available from SAPS Head Office, Wachthuis Building, Thibault
Arcade, 225 Pretorius Street, PRETORIA, 2nd floor, room T208. Application forms will also
be available at the Provincial Offices, Human Resource Management and on the SAPS
Website: The application form that must be used is circulated
together with the advertisement and it may be requested via only one of the following email

Application forms may be delivered by hand to the SAPS Head Office, Subsection: SMS
Appointment Administration: Wachthuis Building, Thibault Arcade, 225 Pretorius Street,
PRETORIA, 2nd floor, room T208 (between 07:30 and 16:00), or may be posted to (please
note that in the event that an application is posted, it must be reached at the indicated
office before or on the closing date and time specified in the advertisement i.e. 20
September 2021 at 16:00):

The South African Police Service
Subsection: SMS Appointment Administration
Private Bag X986, PRETORIA, 0001
 The onus is on the candidate to obtain a reference number as proof of registration of the
application. It is furthermore the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application
has been received at the Subsection: SMS Appointment Administration, Head Office on or
before the closing date and time of the advertisement. Late applications will not be
accepted or considered.

Enquiries can be directed to ANY of the personnel at SMS Appointment Administration:
Head Office including Lieutenant Colonel Horst, Lieutenant Colonel van Rensburg
or Warrant Officer Mashile at telephone number: 012 393-4463 / 1014 / 1078 / 4320 /
2484 / 2773 / 2436.


The closing date for applications is: 20 September 2021 at 16:00:
Only the official application form as mentioned in paragraph 4 supra will be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application. The initials and surname of the applicant must be endorsed on every page of the application form in the space provided. The post particulars and number of the post must be correctly specified on the application form.

A separate application form and CV must be submitted for each post applied for.
 The CV must contain full particulars of: all boards on which an applicant serves;
current employment and other business interests; career promotions, appointments, career developments, career
history, and
 current studies and qualifications.
 An applicant must also attach to every application copies of ONLY the following documents (which need not be certified):
 ID document;
 valid motor vehicle driver’s licence; and
 Degree / Diploma certificates of all educational qualifications obtained (academic records and / or statements of results only do not suffice).
 Applicants must declare all interests or involvement in a public – or private board or council or any other private entity of which such interest may create a conflict of interest.
 Successful candidates for appointment, will be vetted in terms of Chapter 7, Part 2 of the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005) or the National Sex Offenders Register [Section 42 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007)]. A candidate whose particulars appear in either the National Register for Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, may be disqualified from appointment to that post. If it appears after an applicant’s appointment that his or her name appears in either of the indicated registers, his or her appointment may be re-considered.
 Candidates are expected to disclose if he / she is a respondent in an interim or final protection order in terms of the Domestic Violence Act, 1998 (Act No 116 of 1998) or Protection from Harassment Act, 2011 (Act No 17 of 2011), and may be disqualified from appointment to that post.
 The final selected candidate must disclose any financial interest, in the prescribed format, as provided for in the SAPS Employment Regulations, 2018 for newly appointed SMS candidates or proof of the electronic submission for the previous disclosure period.
 The successful candidate will be required to undergo a security vetting process to the level of Top Secret and obtain a security clearance of Top Secret within six months after appointment (if not already in possession of such a valid security clearance).
 Appointments will be made in terms of the SAPS Act, 1995 (Act No 68 of 1995).
 Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only.
 Shortlisted candidates will have to submit one (1) set of fingerprints to the secretary of the selection committee.
 All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to an assessment centre process, in compliance with DPSA directives, which will be used to test the relevant technical elements of the job and the generic managerial competencies, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department.
 The successful candidate will have to conclude a contract of employment, enter into a performance agreement and disclose all financial interests in terms of the South African Police Service Employment Regulations, 2018, and the Public Service Regulations, 2016.
 The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement thereof.
 Although the posts are advertised, the National Commissioner may withdraw any post from the advertisement, re-advertise such post or fill the post by transferring a person at the same level where this is deemed to be in the interest of service delivery.
 In accordance with National Instruction 9 of 2016, as well as Regulation 24 of the SAPS General Regulations, expenses with regard to travel and accommodation of candidates may be paid by the South African Police Service.
 The appointment of the successful applicant will come into effect on the first day of the month following the date on which the National Commissioner approved the appointment/date of assumption of duty.
 The content of this circular must be brought to the attention of all personnel.