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DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PRIMARY ANIMAL HEALTH CARE REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/444 Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Public Service   Pretoria   7 views Reference: 20
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REQUIREMENTS :

Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a Bachelor of Veterinary Science Degree (BVSc / BVMCh). Registration as a Veterinarian with the South African Veterinary Council. 5-years working experience as a State Veterinarian. Extensive experience in primary animal health care, animal identification and / or related sectors. Experience in regulatory veterinary services. Experience in conducting inspections and audits of establishments regulated under regulatory veterinary services. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of provisions of the Veterinary and Paraveterinary Professions Act, 1982 (Act No 19 of 1982) in relation to compulsory community services. Practical working knowledge of the Animal Protection Act, 1962 (Act No 71 of 1962) as amended, the Performing Animals Protection Act, 1935 (Act No 24 of 1935) as amended, the Animal Identification Act, 2002 (Act No 06 of 2002), and the Animal Disease Act, 1984 (Act No 35 of 1984) as amended. Knowledge of project management, monitoring and evaluation. Job related skills: Analytical skills, Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and written, Management and organisational skills, Ability to function efficiently under various types of pressure with professionalism and integrity, Complex problem-solving skills, Ability to think logically and adapt to changes, Ability to collect and interpret information and to arrive at a rational conclusion. Ability to maintain interpersonal relationships and work in a team. Pronounced self-motivation to initiate and handle new projects. Ability to prepare 4 document and draft policies with minimum grammatical and formatting errors. Extended working hours. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES :

Manage and coordinate the implementation of animal identification service. Implementation of provisions of the Animal Identification Act, (Act No 06 of 2002). Maintain the national database of animal identification. Draft relevant policies related to animal identification. Liaison with stakeholders in the enforcement of the Animal Identification Act, 2002. Manage and co-ordinate the implementation of the Compulsory Community Service (CCS) programme for veterinarians and paraveterinarians. Develop and implement management systems for the compulsory community service. Placement and deployment of CCS candidates in accordance with the identifies priorities of the service. Conduct regular inspections and audits on the performance of CCS programme to verify compliance with the management systems. Establish principles, norms and standards on Primary Animal Health Care (PAHC) service provision. Develop and manage liaison and provide technical input and / or training to other regulatory and non-regulatory stakeholders (e.g. South African Police Service, Provincial Departments of Agriculture, etc). Manage the allocated budget. Manage and implement the provisions of the animal welfare legislation. Develop and implement policies related to the Animals Protection Act, 1962, the Performing Animals Protection Act, 1935 and the welfare of animals in general. Monitor compliance of establishments and persons handling animals to the animal welfare legislations. Manage the issuance of Performing Animals Protection Act licenses. Provide technical support on matters to animal welfare. Manage the provisions of capacity building programmes to stakeholders and internal staff with regards to Veterinary Public Health Services. Determine training needs of internal staff and external stakeholders. Determine interventions required to address the needs. Plan, implement and coordinate the appropriate interventions. Provide assistance to provinces on awareness and extension services as and when required. Manage national awareness campaigns related to veterinary services. Coordinate extension and awareness services in collaboration with the relevant Directors, Departments and Provinces. Liaise with stakeholders and represent the Department at relevant events and bodies. Represent the Minister and the Department in various forums and give inputs at interdepartmental technical meetings, committees and councils. Represent the country and give inputs at international technical meetings, forums, committees, working groups. Liaise with relevant stakeholders on matters related to veterinary services. Establish and maintain necessary food safety related forums. Manage the resources of the unit (Physical, Human and Financial). Ensure proper utilisation of the budget by monitoring and reporting expenditure. Monitor and ensure proper utilisation of equipment and reporting thereof. Evaluate and monitor performance and appraisal of employees. Ensure capacity and development of staff. Manage discipline.

ENQUIRIES :

Dr MSM Molefe Tel No: (012) 319 7688

APPLICATIONS :

Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria or to Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.

NOTE :

African, Coloured, Indian and White Males and African Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Company Description
CLOSING DATE : 05 August 2022 at 16:00
NOTE :
The application must include only completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualify. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report. Applications: Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Dueto the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time in the future. Important: DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department.