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Dept of Basic Education: Jobs / Vacancies (Feb 2019) – Chief Information Officer

Department of Basic Education hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Chief Information Officer. The application will close on 22nd February 2019.

Location: Pretoria

Department of Basic Education advertised post is as follows:



  • A relevant undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a post graduate qualification in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field
  • At least 8 to 10 years of experience at a senior managerial level
  • Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem Solving and Analysis, Client Orientation, Customer Focus, Communication Skills
  • Strategic Capacity and Leadership
  • People Management and Empowerment, Financial Management
  • Change Management, ICT Strategic Leadership and Capability,
  • ICT Programme and Project Management Delivery, Business Enterprise Knowledge, IT Risk and Security
  • Transformational, Innovative and creative, Results-Oriented, Risk Management, Good Interpersonal Relations, Confidentiality, Ethical, Judgement. The candidate must be confident, trustworthy, accurate adaptable and diplomatic
  • A valid driver’s license and be willing to travel extensively

How to apply

Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to: The Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit the Department of Education’s website at or the Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at For Attention: Ms M Thubane. Applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 form.

Enquiries: Dr M Pillay Tel No: 012 357 3309/3361