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Provincial Chief Executive Officer (Post No GP/P/PCEO/101)

Province:  NAPTOSA Gauteng 

Location of office:  Johannesburg

NAPTOSA invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and motivated persons for the post of Provincial Chief Executive Officer (PCEO): Gauteng.  The successful applicant will possess strong organisational and person skills and will identify with the vision of the members of the Union as a whole and the Province in particular.  The person appointed will be required to provide leadership to the employees as well as to the elected officers of the province and play a leading role in the development and execution of Union policies.

Description of Post:  The successful person must, inter alia,

  • Oversee the effective operating of the Union in terms of its Constitution, Rules, Regulations and Policies;
  • Manage functioning of the office, staff and union resources;
  • Maintain financial oversight and control;
  • Oversee Provincial Conference, committee functioning and meetings, and the implementation of decisions;
  • Participate in relevant provincial and national structures and provide support to ensure the effective functioning of provincial structures;
  • Promote an organisational structure that reflects and protects NAPTOSA’s values, and encourages effective service delivery;
  • Ensure that records are kept and reports are prepared as required;
  • Ensure that the province has effective and regular communication with members; write and/or approve material for distribution, including News Flashes, etc.;
  • Develop and promote a relevant and meaningful professional development programme;
  • Provide a service to members which includes advice and assistance with conditions of service, grievances and disciplinary matters;
  • Respond to queries, comment on draft documents, and conduct all official correspondence of the Union in the province;
  • Represent the Union at meetings, functions, etc. as required;
  • Participate in training and collective bargaining as required.

Qualifications and requirements:  Applicants must be able to demonstrate/prove:

  • Suitable teaching or equivalent qualification(s) of at least REQV 13 (a higher qualification will be an advantage);
  • Appropriate and extensive professional and managerial experience in the education sector;
  • Appropriate managerial experience in the leadership and/or administration of the Union will be a strong recommendation;
  • Sound understanding of, and experience in, financial management;
  • Sound knowledge of education in South Africa and of education and labour legislation and policies;
  • Excellent command of the English language (written and spoken) and fluency in Afrikaans or one of the African languages prevalent in Gauteng;
  • Public speaking ability and experience;
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite);
  • Valid driver’s licence.

Remuneration package:  Salary in the range of a Post Level 4, P4 principal (notch 159 - 218), is applicable; the starting salary within the range will be established taking into account the complexity of the post in this province and the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant; benefits include a 13th cheque, compulsory membership of an approved pension fund and medical-aid contribution, housing allowance, generous car allowance, and a comprehensive leave allocation.

Information:  A detailed description of the post is available from the Executive Director, NAPTOSA – Tel 012 324 1365, or by e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  The date of appointment will be 1 January 2019; an earlier appointment may be approved if a mentorship period under the current PCEO is deemed desirable.

Applications:  An application should include a covering letter, a CV of no more than 5 pages containing relevant information only, and the names and contact details of 3 referees.

Applications, clearly marked “Application: Post GP/P/PCEO/101”, must be e-mailed to The Executive Director, NAPTOSA, at  basilmThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Applications must be received by 16:00 on Friday, 8 June 2018

NAPTOSA reserves the right not to fill this post