Deputy Director General- Business Regulation And Governance

Job Description

Provide strategic leadership in the development of legislation, regulations, policies and strategies for the GDED and the Province on Business Regulation, Governance, Intergovernmental Relations and Strategic Partnerships. Drive the collation of strategic information required to develop strategies, such as historical information on regulation and governance trends in the Province, past strategies, baseline for good regulatory and governance requirements for the Department and the Province as well as GDED strategic requirements. Lead the institutionalisation of Business regulation, governance and intergovernmental relations initiatives at GDED). Drive the enforcement of compliance with legislation, governance and related business mandates of the Province. Lead the research into the gaps in current processes, policies and procedures used in the implementation of Business Regulation and Governance matters as well as alignment with the aspirations of South Africa, the Province and GDED. Lead the research on the design and development of processes, systems and procedures for critical areas identified as important to have policies and procedures. Inform a comparison study to determine the contrast with requirements for GDED, as well as Economic agenda of South Africa and the Province and facilitate the development of an enforcement and compliance needs assessment. Provide leadership and guidance in the development of implementation guidelines and processes to address requirements identified on the need’s valuation. Provide strategic leadership and guidance in the development of capacity building interventions to ensure that there is capability to implement enforcement of compliance with legislation, governance and related business mandates of the Province. Oversee the implementation of capacity building initiatives, monitor and refine for effective implementation. Audit current systems, policies, procedures, gaps to evaluate appropriateness and impact on delivery of GDED’s strategic objectives as well as compliance. Inform the execution of a needs analysis on stakeholder engagement with Provincial Government Departments, Municipalities, Business, and Societal bodies on matters of Business Regulation and Governance. Provide strategic input at National and Provincial levels on strategies for business regulation. Engage various internal and external stakeholders for input, buy in and or re-adjustments of the strategy. Engage and encourage participation to Government and Municipal entities on Business Regulation, Governance matters and strategic objectives of the Province. Engage provincial law enforcement authorities, such as SAPS, Metro Police and other law enforcement agencies to validate scope of relevant authorities and service level agreements. Facilitate approval of strategy and budgets Define budgetary requirements for the function as per guidelines and the PFMA requirements. Get approval through the GDED Governance structures. Execute and report as per approvals Define employee needs of the Branch. Recruit, appoint, and develop employees. Performance manage, reward, motivate and discipline employees.

Responsibilities + Skills


Appropriate Law Degree or Public Administration/ Business Management (NQF L7) and a post graduate qualification (NQF L8) as recognized by SAQA. Successful completion of the Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as an online course on 8-10 years experience at Senior Management level


Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 6th May 2021
  • Designation: Deputy Director
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: All Job Types
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • 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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