relating to conservation of biodiversity, with the aim to minimise the impacts of

human and other adverse developmental impacts on biodiversity;

Coordinate the development, implementation and review of conservation planning

tools and programmes;

Ensure the mainstreaming of biodiversity conservation into local government

processes and other sector plans as well as coordination of species and

ecosystem related research;

Promote and support implementation of the Biodiversity Stewardship Programme.

Ensure effective incorporation of biodiversity concerns in environmental

authorisations relating to development activities;

Oversee the implementation of relevant international conventions and

agreements supportive of South Africa’s sustainable development priorities.

Enquiries: Ms S Mancotywa, Tel: 012 399 9514

Closing date: 10 June 2019

All applications must be submitted on a Z83 application form (click bold underlined text to download PDF form)

accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, identity document (ID) as well as a comprehensive curriculum vitae

(CV) and Driver’s License in order to be considered.

The National Department of Environmental Affairs is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority


Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.

People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment,

including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizenship status; Credit-worthiness; Previous employment (reference

checks); and Qualification verification. Candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise

that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job.

Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection Panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic

managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based


Furthermore, the person appointed to this position will be subject to a security clearance, the signing of a performance

agreement and an employment contract.

If you ha ve not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that

your application was unsuccessful.

The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Relaxation of qualification requirements may be considered for non-OSD posts

Applications must be forwarded to: The Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447,

Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve

Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.

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