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Officer: Comunications

The Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) exists in terms of the Skills Development Act and is a categorised as a Schedule 3A public entity in terms of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Its mandate includes:

• Developing and implementing a sector skills plan
• Promoting learning programmes
• Registering learning programme agreements
• Serving as an Education and Training Quality Authority
• Collecting and disbursing skills development levies
• Liaising with the National Skills Authority
• Reporting to the Director-General of the Department of Higher Education and Training on its activities

The CETA would like to make the following appointments on a fixed-term contract up to 31 March 2020, renewable at its discretion:

Officer: Communications
Reporting to the Specialist: Communications
Based at Head Office in Gauteng
All-inclusive salary package negotiable

Job Profile:
The Communications Officer is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the CETA’s internal and external communication as well as public relations.

Minimum Requirements for the Position

• A three-year qualification, or equivalent in Communications, or a related field
• At least three years’ experience in related function
• At least two years’ demonstrable experience in a supervisory capacity
• Demonstrable knowledge of SETA core business will count in the applicant’s favour
• Knowledge of the NQF, QCTO quality assurance policies, procedures and processes
• Understanding of the PFMA
• Above average understanding of the South African skills development environment
• Excellent writing, verbal communication, analytical, presentation and computer skills

Duties and Responsibilities

• Contribution to the development and regular review of policies and procedures pertaining to the CETA’s communication and public relations function
• Contribution to the development of the communication and public relations strategy of the organisation
• Contribution to the development of the Communication and Public Relations Unit’s budget
• Implementation of communication and public relations plans and processes of the organisation
• Implementation of stakeholder relations management strategies
• Management of the organisation’s functions and events
• Development of relevant communication and stakeholder databases for the organisation
• Ensuring compliance with the organisation’s policies and procedures relating to communication and public relations
• Coordination of media liaison, including the development of a media database, contacts and relationships
• Production of information for both internal and external consumption
• Uploading of relevant information on the intranet and/or the website
• Development, editing and publication of CETA newsletters, brochures and other publications
• Contribution to the training of CETA Management and staff in communication and public relations
• Perform other duties as assigned

The closing date for all internal applications is Sunday 12 August 2018 at 16.30pm

For enquiries kindly contact Ms Bukiwe Xalisa or Ms Reandraa Chetty between 08h00 and 16h30 weekdays

The CETA reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you do not hear from the CETA within one month of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

All applications must be emailed

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