Department of Transport is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment equity
targets. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the department in achieving its
Employment Equity targets at these specific levels in terms of the Department’s Employment Equity Plan.
APPLICATIONS : Department of Transport, Private Bag X193, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at the
159 Forum Building, Cnr Struben and Bosman Street, Pretoria
FOR ATTENTION : Recruitment Unit. Room 4034.
CLOSING DATE : 29 January 2018
NOTE : Applications must be accompanied by form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department, (or obtainable at and a recent updated comprehensive
CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed, i.e. positions held and
dates), as well as certified copies of all qualifications and ID document. Failure to
submit the requested documents/information 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). The Department
reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful candidates must be willing to
sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. Applicants will be expected to be
available for selection interviews and assessments at a time, date and place as
determined by the Department. All appointments are subject to the verification of
educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and
security vetting. Please note: Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted
candidates. All shortlisted candidates for Senior Management level (SMS)
posts will be subjected to undertake a technical exercise that intends to test relevant
technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated to the
candidates prior to the interviews. Recommended candidates will also be required
to attend a generic managerial competency assessment after the interviews. The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the
mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.
Branch: Civil Aviation
SALARY : All-inclusive salary package of R 1 299 501.00 per annum of which 30% can be
structured according to individual needs
CENTRE : Pretoria (Head Office)
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Aviation or Engineering/ Transport Economics/
Transport Planning plus a postgraduate qualification at NQF level 8 as recognised
by SAQA and 8 – 10 years’ relevant experience at senior management level and
thorough knowledge of the aviation industry. Note: The following will serve as
recommendation: Financial Management and Treasury regulations. Strategic
Capability and Leadership. People Management and Empowerment. Project /
Programme Management. Client Orientation and Customer focus. Change
Management. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
DUTIES : The successful candidate will: Coordinate the development and implementation of
safe, economically viable integrated and reliable air transport and infrastructure.
Ensure effective public entity oversight. Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation
of the performance of civil aviation public entities. Ensure alignment of civil aviation
public entities with DoT performance management system. Report on Public Entity
annual reports and recommend actions to improve performance. Manage all
aspects related to licensing and permits and provide an admin support service to
the licensing councils. Ensure the provision of secretariat and technical support
services to the International and Domestic Air Services Councils. Ensure technical
support at council meetings. Provide guidance and monitor the issuing of Foreign
Operator Permits. Maintain and enhance South Africa’s framework for bilateral and
multilateral air transport agreements. Ensure the administration of the International
Air Services Act of 1993 and the International Air Services Regulations of 1994.
Ensure the preparations for air services agreements and memoranda of
understanding during bilateral air services negotiations. Ensure the preparations for
air services agreements and memoranda of understanding during multilateral air
services negotiations. Represent South Africa at the ICAO Council. Ensure the
provision of aviation economic analysis services and the regulation and
development of strategies for industry development. Put in place strategies to
manage the development of the aviation industry and freight logistics. Monitor and
evaluate the impact of aviation safety, security and environmental frameworks
regulatory and manage search and rescue. Regulate the investigation of aviation
accidents and incidents to prioritise safety through the implementation of
recommendations. Manage and control the Branch
ENQUIRIES : Mr M Mokonyama; Tel: (012) 309 3400
NOTE : This post is being re-advertised and candidates who applied previously may reapply
if they are still interested

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