EASTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS
2x Audit Committee Members
Component: Internal Audit
Fees: Hourly rate
The Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements calls on all independent suitably qualified and interested persons to serve as members on its Audit Committee for a period of three (3) years with effect from the date of appointment.
Only potential members with qualifications and skills& experience in the following fields should apply:
Finance and Auditing;Built Environment;Information Technology; andStrategy and Performance Management in the public sector
Minimum requirements: A postgraduate qualification in Finance and Auditing and/or CA (SA), Information Technology, Built Environment, as well as Strategy and Performance Management. At least 5 years working experience. Be a member of a recognised professional body.
Requirements: Possess relevant skills, experience and qualifications needed to serve in an audit committee. Experience in serving in governance structures of a medium to large organisation will be an added advantage. Be independent and have extensive leadership skills.
Display the highest levels of integrity and objectivity. The ability to dedicate time to the activities of Human Settlement’s audit committee. An inquisitive personality with reasonable levels of probing, analytical reasoning abilities and good communication skills. Have a fair understanding of the Regulatory Framework within which the provincial departments operate. Knowledge and understanding of the challenges facing the Human Settlements sector is essential.
Key responsibility areas: The operations of the audit committee are stipulated in the Audit Committee Charter/Terms of Reference. The Audit Committee as an advisory committee conducts its oversight responsibilities with regards to governance, risk management and internal controls. It fulfils its statutory responsibilities in terms of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations and other applicable Regulatory Frameworks. Helps to strengthen objectivity and credibility of financial and operational information reporting. Monitors the performance of the internal audit unit. Monitors management’s responses to reported weaknesses, control deficiencies and make recommendations for Improvement. Review compliance with legislative and regulatory provisions.
The audit committee will report directly to the Head of Department and the Member of the Executive Council (MEC) of Human Settlements.
The remuneration of the members of the Audit Committee will be in accordance with the Provincial Treasury Instruction Note No.6 of 2014/15- Framework for Appointment and Remuneration of Audit Committee members.
The audit committee members are expected to provide their own working tools and have own processes to embark on Continuous Professional Development in order to provide sound advice to the department as well as keep abreast with continuous professional developments.
The department of Human Settlements is an equal affirmative action employer and promotes transformation. Preference will be given to youth and prospective members who have the above mentioned required qualifications, experience and skills are encouraged to apply.
Closing date: 13 October 2020
Enquiries: Chief Audit Executive at 082 559 7717 or [email protected]
DIRECTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Post the application to the Director: Human Resource Management, Department ofHuman Settlements, Private Bag X13008, Cambridge, 5206, for attention of Mr ZoIani Ntozini/Mrs W. Hartzenberg OR hand deliver at Steve Tshwete House, 31 — 33 PhillipFrame Road (in front of SARS) Waverly Park, Chiselhurst, East London.
PLEASE ENSURE YOUR Z83 IS SIGNED AND ALL CERTIFICATES TO BE CERTIFIED.
NB: WOMEN, YOUTH, AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TOAPPLY IN ORDER FOR THE DEPARTMENT TO MEET THE EQUITY TARGETS
Department of Human Settlements is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Applications must be sent in time to the correct address as indicated below to reach the address on or before the dosing date to avoid your application not to be considered.
Applications sent to a wrong address and or received after the dosing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be taken Into consideration. In the event of hand delivery of applications, applicants must sign an application register as proof of submission of application.
Applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service department or at www.gov.za and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and should Include three references (should be people who recently worked with the applicant) and certified copies of all required documentations (with an original certification stamp by a Commissioner of Oaths/South African Police Services not older than three (03) months. Anidentity document and qualifications including senior certificate, a valid driving licence must be attached if it is the requirement of the post, (expired drivers licence will be considered only
If a temporal driving licence is attached). It is the applicant’s obligation to have foreign qualifications assessed for equivalence by SAQA.
Non South African citizens must attach proof of permanent residence in South Africa.
Applications who do not comply with the above will be disqualified.
Note: Shortlisted candidates shall be subject to competency assessment, screening and security vetting. It will be expected for the candidates to be available for selection interview on a date and time to be determined by the department. The Department of Human Settlements is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement thereof.
If you have not been contacted within a period of three months after the dosing date you may regard your application as unsuccessful.
It is our intention to promote representativity (race, gender and disability)