POST: Head: (Major General)
LOCATION: Secret Services Account, Crime Intelligence, Head Office, Pretoria
LEVEL OF REMUNERATION: Band B (SMS) = An all-inclusive flexible remuneration
package of R1 273 710 per annum is applicable
REFERENCES: (21/12/3312): (1 post) RE-ADVERTISEMENT
The post requires skills in: strategic capability, analytical ability and leadership,
programme and project management, financial management, change management,
service delivery innovation, problem solving and analysis, people management and
empowerment, client orientation, audit and assurance, audit and risk management
experience, stake holder relations and customer focus. Applicants must have
knowledge of systems, processes, procedures, policies and legislation relevant to
the field of the post, such as the Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS),
Public Service Act, South African Police Service Act, as well as Public Finance
Management Act, Treasury Regulations, Police / Public Service Regulations, Risk
Management Framework in the Public Sector and other relevant legislation.
Applicants must also be computer literate (Microsoft Word / Power Point / Excel).
Must have at least a three (3) year Degree or Diploma (accredited by SAQA on NQF
level 6 or higher) in Accounting / Finance / Economics / Policing or related fields of
study. An applicable post graduate qualification relevant to the core functions of the
post, relevant training and development in an Executive Development Programme
and / or Programme and Project Management will be an added advantage;
Must have a minimum of three years’ appropriate experience in the field of the post
on Senior Management level or equivalent comparable level;
Must be fluent in at least two of the official languages, of which one must be English;
Must have a valid motor vehicle drivers’ licence; and
Will be required to undergo a security vetting process to the level of Top Secret and
obtain a security clearance of Top Secret within six months after appointment (if not
already in possession of such a valid security clearance).
To oversee the Secret Service Account in order to prevent and combat crime;
Ensure an effective Financial and Administration Services pertaining to the Secret
Ensure an efficient Supply Chain Management service pertaining to the Secret
Manage an effective and efficient Internal Control Service pertaining to the Secret
Services Account within the Crime Intelligence environment;
Manage and utilise human, financial, physical and information resources in the
immediate post environment in accordance with the strategies, priorities and
regulatory framework of the SAPS.
Application forms will be available from SAPS Head Office, Wachthuis Building,
Thibault Arcade, 225 Pretorius Street, PRETORIA, 2nd floor, room T208. Application
forms will also be available at the Provincial Offices, Human Resource Management
and on the SAPS Website: https://www.saps.gov.za. The application form that must
be used is circulated together with the advertisement and it may be requested via
only one of the following e-mail addresses:
RamatlakanaS@saps.gov.za MbokaneLN @saps.gov.za
Application forms may be delivered by hand to the SAPS Head Office, Subsection:
SMS Appointment Administration: Wachthuis Building, Thibault Arcade, 225
Pretorius Street, PRETORIA, 2nd floor, room T208 (between 07:30 and 16:00), or
may be posted to (please note that in the event that an application is posted, it
must be reached at the indicated office before or on the closing date and time
specified in the advertisement i.e. 04 January 2022 at 16:00):
The South African Police Service
SMS Appointment Administration
Private Bag X986, PRETORIA, 0001
The onus is on the candidate to obtain a reference number as proof of registration
of the application. It is furthermore the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that
the application has been received at the Subsection: SMS Appointment
Administration, Head Office on or before the closing date and time of the
advertisement. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.
For enquiries please contact: ANY of the following personnel at SMS Appointment
Administration: Head Office: Colonel Naicker, Lieutenant Colonel Horst, Lieutenant
Colonel van Rensburg, Captain Mashile or Captain Mbokane at telephone number:
(012) 393-1078 / 1112 / 4463 / 1014 / 4320 / 2484 / 2773 / 2436.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING:
The closing date for applications is: 04 January 2022 at 16:00:
Only the official application form as mentioned in paragraph 4 supra will be
accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to. Failure to
do so may result in the rejection of the application. The initials and surname of the
applicant must be endorsed on every page of the application form in the space
The post particulars and number of the post must be correctly specified on the
A separate application form and CV must be submitted for each post applied for.
The CV must contain full particulars of:
all boards on which an applicant serves;
current employment and other business interests;
career promotions, appointments, career developments, career history,
current studies and qualifications.
An applicant must also attach to every application copies of ONLY the following
documents (which need not be certified):
valid motor vehicle driver’s licence; and
Degree / Diploma certificates of all educational qualifications obtained
(academic records and / or statements of results only do not suffice).
Applicants must declare all interests or involvement in a public – or private board
or council or any other private entity of which such interest may create a conflict of
Successful candidates for appointment, will be vetted in terms of Chapter 7, Part 2
of the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005) or the National Sex Offenders
Register [Section 42 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters)
Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007)]. A candidate whose particulars appear
in either the National Register for Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection
Register, may be disqualified from appointment to that post. If it appears after an
applicant’s appointment that his or her name appears in either of the indicated
registers, his or her appointment may be re-considered.
Candidates are expected to disclose if he / she is a respondent in an interim or final
protection order in terms of the Domestic Violence Act, 1998 (Act No 116 of 1998)
or Protection from Harassment Act, 2011 (Act No 17 of 2011), and may be
disqualified from appointment to that post.
The final selected candidate must disclose any financial interest, in the prescribed
format, as provided for in the SAPS Employment Regulations, 2018 for newly
appointed SMS candidates or proof of the electronic submission for the previous
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a security vetting process to
the level of Top Secret and obtain a security clearance of Top Secret within six
months after appointment (if not already in possession of such a valid security
Appointments will be made in terms of the SAPS Act, 1995 (Act No 68 of 1995).
Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only.
Shortlisted candidates will have to submit one (1) set of fingerprints to the secretary
of the selection committee.
All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to an assessment centre process, in
compliance with DPSA directives, which will be used to test the relevant technical
elements of the job and the generic managerial competencies, the logistics of which
will be communicated by the department.
The successful candidate will have to conclude a contract of employment, enter
into a performance agreement and disclose all financial interests in terms of the
South African Police Service Employment Regulations, 2018, and the Public
Service Regulations, 2016.
The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the
Although the posts are advertised, the National Commissioner may withdraw any
post from the advertisement, re-advertise such post or fill the post by transferring a
person at the same level where this is deemed to be in the interest of service delivery.
In accordance with National Instruction 9 of 2016, as well as Regulation 24 of the
SAPS General Regulations, expenses with regard to travel and accommodation of
candidates may be paid by the South African Police Service.
The appointment of the successful applicant will come into effect on the first day of
the month following the date on which the National Commissioner approved the
appointment or date of assumption of duty.
The content of this circular must be brought to the attention of all personnel.