REF NO: CRMC/28/21/2022
Defence Policy, Strategy and Planning (Risk Management Directorate)
(Two Year Contract), Appointment: It will be for a period of 2 years, subject to
performance and renewal at the discretion of the department.
SALARY : Remuneration will be in accordance with applicable statutory rates and
guidelines as prescribed by National Treasury.
CENTRE : Pretoria


In accordance with the above provisions, the Department of Defence (DOD)
seeks to appoint a suitably qualified professional to serve as the Chairperson
of the Strategic Risk Management Committee for the department and assist
the Accounting Officer in discharging his/her mandated risk management
responsibilities. Minimum qualifications: CA/MBA/MBL/CIA and any relevant
degree (Legal, Accounting, Risk Management, Audit and Financial
Management). Prospective candidates should have at least 10 years’
managerial experience and exposure in Risk Management, Auditing, Finance
or Strategic Management. Furthermore, previous experience of serving on
oversight committees, e.g. the Risk Management and/or Audit Committees,
preferably in the Public Service, will be an added advantage. Candidates must
further be registered with a relevant professional body. Special requirements
(Skills needed): Knowledge: A good understanding of the Risk Management;
Ethical Leadership and Corporate Governance principles , Public Finance
Management Act and Treasury Regulations, EWRM, ISO 31000: Risk
Management COSO model and Public Sector Risk Management Framework.

The ideal candidate will provide leadership, oversight and strategic advice to
the Secretary for Defence in fulfilling or discharging his legislative mandate in
relation to risk management. Candidate will chair the Strategic Risk
Management Committee (SRMC). Review and monitor the roll-out of the
promulgated Risk Management Policy, Strategy and annual Risk Management
Implementation Plan across the department. Providing guidance on setting the
Department of Defence’s Risk Appetite Framework including tolerance levels
across the department. Advising on the effective integration of risk
management into strategy, planning, budgeting, performance, reporting and
evaluation processes; and direct recommendations to the Accounting Officer
for her consideration and final approval. Ensure timely reporting to the
Accounting Officer and the Audit Committee in terms of section 77 of the
PFMA. Ensuring that risk management activities in the department are
consistently conducted in accordance with the PFMA, Treasury Regulations,
Public Sector Risk Management Framework, DOD Risk Management
Committee Charter and DOD Risk Management Policy and prescripts for the
department. Review appropriateness and timeline of risk mitigation by
management. Oversee the implementation of the risk maturity model; as well
as performing any other associated duties of the Strategic Risk Management
Committee as specified in the terms of reference (Charter) of the Committee.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Y.N. Mokoke Tel No: (012) 355 5784
APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence Head Quarters, Private Bag X910, Pretoria or you may
hand deliver to Armscor Building, Corner of Nossob and Rigel Avenue,
Erasmuskloof, Pretoria, or email to [email protected]


CLOSING DATE : 01 July 2022, (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies
will not be considered).
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from
any Public Service Department office i.e effective 01 January 2021 or on the
DPSA web site link: Should an
application be received using incorrect application employment form Z83, it will
be disqualified, which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and
which must be accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars of the
applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience).
Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of
qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview
Certified documents which should not be older than six months on or before
the day of the interview. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result
in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post
must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned
above) in respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to
withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Should an application be
received where an applicant applies for more than one post on the same
applications form, the application will only be considered for the first post
indicated on the application and not for any of the other posts. Under no
circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents
be accepted. The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel
Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizenship & financial/asset record checks
and qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also
be subjected to security clearance processes. Applicants who do not receive
confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of responses
anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and
correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. For more
information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated in the
post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the
period of twelve (12) months in terms of the prescribed rules.

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