Principal Personnel Officer Vacancy at The Department of Women

The Human Resource Administration within the Department of Women is now seeking a suitable candidate to be hired as the Principal Personnel Officer. Individuals with a senior certificate with appropriate experience in the Human Resource Management field are encouraged to apply. If this is where your passion lies, the Principal Personnel Officer vacancy at the Department of Women might be your ideal job.

Job Summary

The qualified candidate will be receiving a level 7 salary amounting to R 242 475 per annum plus benefits. This job is located in Pretoria. In order to be eligible, candidates must be in possession of at least senior certificate accompanied by 3 to 5 year prior experience in the Human Resource Management field. If you happen to hold a three year NQF 6 diploma in HRM or other Human Resource related courses then it will function as an added advantage. It is essential that applicants have relevant PERSAL experience and training too.

Candidates are required to have the following competencies and skills:

  • Knowledge of Human Resource policy applications related to the relevant legislative framework such as BCEA, public service act, public service regulations and any relevant labour legislations
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Proven computer literacy
  • Good supervisory skills

Once you are qualified for the job, here are some of the duties you can expect to be involved in:

  • Provide human resource administration service
  • Apply and interpret relevant HRM procedures and policies
  • Administer effective selection, recruitment and appointment of employees. This includes response handling, advertisement of posts, interview processes and provision of secretariat support during evaluation of shortlisting, reference checks, qualification verification, competency assessments and security screening
  • Gather and conduct quality control of submissions relevant to the human resource administration processes
  • Gather monthly reports as needed
  • Administer human resource utilisation related to promotions, new appointments, transfers and terminations of service
  • Administer condition of benefits and service
  • Administer allowances, pension matters and deductions
  • Approval of PERSAL transactions
  • Administer PILIR processes
  • Handle HR related queries on a regular basis
  • Supervise staff
  • Handle audit queries
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Application Submission

Your application must include:

  • Z83 application form. Please sign it and quote the reference number (DOW/010/2018) here.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Original certified copies of related qualifications as well as ID
  • A copy of permanent residence permit for applicants who are permanent resident permit holders or non-RSA citizens
  • SAQA evaluated results of foreign qualifications for applicants who hold foreign qualifications

Please submit your application no later than September 28, 2018 to the following address via post:

The Director-General, Department of Women, Private Bag X931, Pretoria, 0001,

Alternatively, you can also hand deliver it to:

36 Hamilton Street, Arcadia, Pretoria

Note that, failure in submitting all the aforementioned important documents will lead to your application being disregarded. if you have not been properly acknowledge from the hiring department within 3 months after the deadline of this vacancy, that means your application was unsuccessful.

For enquires about the Principal Personnel Officer vacancy at the Department of Women, please contact: Mr Joseph Mahlangu, Tel No: (012) 359 0238