Chief Director: Sector And Industry Development

Job Description

Define macroeconomic policies and sector requirements in response to macroeconomic policies. Analysis various components, of macroeconomic policies with respect to efficiencies, inefficiencies, and opportunities. Develop profile of various sectors and industries as well as opportunities available in such industries. Develop a Sector and Industry strategy to participate in programmes that improve employment and business outcomes. Define sectors that contribute to provincial strategies such as creative industries and urban regeneration. Profile such sectors for assistance and programmes for enhancement of outcomes with respect to employment and improved business growth. Track, monitor and report any shifts in the profile and take corrective steps to ensure that Provincial Strategic Objectives are achieved. Develop high level value chain analysis per Sector and Industry. Identify areas of possible opportunities for new Industries, growth and employment opportunities. Develop initiatives to position and profile such opportunities for further exploitation by business and interested parties. Identify key role players per sector and Industry. Identify opportunities and risks emanating from engagements of such role players. Engage appropriate structured internally and externally in order to facilitate elimination of risks through business or employment opportunities. Monitor and provide feedback on an ongoing basis. Develop an understanding of challenges of growth, employment and new industry development. Engage professional services to provide insight on possible scenarios that could be experienced. Develop strategies and processes to stimulate growth, employment and new industries. Define an engagement strategy and framework for Public Sector, local and international stakeholder participation. Consult with internal, external as well as international role players on possible engagement initiatives. Get approval and resources to implement the strategy. Implement approved engagement initiatives. Assess outcomes required for Sector and Industry initiatives that will support employment creation and GDED strategies. Define tracking and monitoring parameters. Develop and implement a tracking and monitoring tool. Take overall management and accounting responsibilities in respect of the financial, human and physical resources of the Chief Directorate. Provide leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of norms and standards; identify weaknesses and gaps in service delivery and implement innovative opportunities to improve service delivery for the Chief Directorate

Responsibilities + Skills

Financial Management skills, Problem Solving and Analysis skills, People Management and Empowerment skills, Client Orientation and Customer Focus skills, Communication (verbal and written), Research and Innovation skills, Stakeholder management skills, Project and Programme Management skills, Networking skills, Change Management skills. Successful completion of the Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as an online course on


An NQF7 qualification in Economics / Development Studies or Master of Business Administration or equivalent qualification as recognized by SAQA. 5 years experience in Senior Management level. Knowledge of Sector & Industry Development Legislative Frameworks, Strategic Capability & Leadership skills


Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 6th May 2021
  • Designation: Chief Director:
  • industry: Medical and Health
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: East London
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 6th May 2021

About the Company

  • Company Name: Provincial Government of Gauteng.
  • Address:
  • Website: Provincial Government of Gauteng
  • Company Profile:
  • Senior certificate/ Grade 12 or National Diploma/ Degree in Public Management, Management Assistant or related qualification. Proven relevant experience in administration will be added advantage. A valid driving licence. Must be Computer literate (MS Office). Good office organisational skills. Communication skills (writing and verbal) fluent in English. Ability to pay close attention to detail in work/report preparation. Basic bookkeeping, office planning, organisational & archiving skills. effective time management.

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