The Department of Defence is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to
promote representativeness (race, gender and disability).

The candidature of persons whose
transfer/appointment will promote representativeness will


The advertisement(s) contained herein is/are meant for the attention/perusal
of all interested job seekers, whether they are serving employees/officials of
the DOD/Public Service, unemployed persons or persons employed outside
the Public Service.

Persons not employed by the DOD/Public Service are
encouraged to apply for the vacancies advertised in this circular.

must be submitted on the prescribed employment form Z83, i.e. effective 01
January 2021 (obtainable from any Public Service department), 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) and clear certified copies of original
educational qualification certificates, ID document and Driver’s license (where

Should an application be received using incorrect application for
employment form Z83, it will be 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. Successful candidates
will be required to sign a performance agreement. 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. Applications
received after the closing date will not be considered. These posts are readvertisement and those applicants who have previously applied must reapply.




SALARY R1 521 591 per annum (Level 15) (All-inclusive salary package).
CENTRE : ARMSCOR Building, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.


An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a Postgraduate Qualification
(NQF level 8) in Internal Audit /Finance as recognised by SAQA. Must have 8-
10 years proven experience at senior managerial level within the Audit/Finance
environment. Must be fully registered with a Professional Body. No
appointment shall be recommended without a Certificate for entry into the SMS
(The course is available at the National School of Government or following

The successful candidate must have executive management experience with
strong leadership capabilities and an extensive experience in strategic and
managerial positions at an executive level. He/she must have an
understanding of the functioning of government. The successful candidate
must have an understanding of the Constitutional mandate of the Department,
the relevant government policies and legislation impacting on the Department
and its relationship with International, National, and other stakeholders.
Knowledge of the government security sector, though not essential, would be
advantageous. He/she will be expected to be innovative and have
organisational abilities, good writing skills, project management skills, and must
possess the SMS Core Management Criteria: Strategic Capability and
Leadership, Client Orientation and Customer Focus, Problem Solving and
Analysis, People Management and Empowerment, Financial management and
Change Management.


Provide strategic direction for Defence Internal Audit Services. Serve as the
Functional Authority for Defence Internal Audit in the Department and Assist
the HOD and AO in the development of requisite Defence Internal Audit
Delegations and the assignment of duties as provided for in law. Direct and
shape Defence Internal Audit and the conducting of Audit Services in the
Department through the development and maintenance of the following:
Internal Audit Charter, Internal Audit functional policies, Internal Audit
Framework and Strategy, Internal Audit Plans including the interface with the
Special Defence Account and related matters. Ensure alignment of all internal
audit strategies, policies and plans with relevant national standards and norms
applicable to internal audit. Develop and promulgate standard operating
procedures applicable in the conducting of audit exercises. Develop the
necessary departmental plans for Defence Internal Audit and in particular, the
Defence Rolling 3-Year Strategic Audit Plan. Establish departmental
management bodies for the management of Defence Internal Audit. Manage
the departmental relationship with all internal and external assurance
providers. Provision of independent, objective assurance and consulting
services through a systematic disciplined approach and make
recommendations for improvements-Review the reliability, validity and integrity
of financial statements as and when required including internal controls in the
finance system. Review performance information as provided in the Quarterly
and Annual Report. Facilitate the appointment and convening of the Audit
Committee. Present regular internal audit reports to the Audit Committee.
Ensure that the DOD’s APP is timeously tabled at the Audit Committee meeting
for review in preparation for tabling in Parliament. And any other duties that
may be assigned in line with the post.


Major General N.E. Mkhize Tel No: (012) 339 5023.

APPLICATIONS : To the Department of Defence, Human Resources Division (Chief Directorate
HR Management), Private Bag X 976, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered to Bank
of Lisbon (Cnr Paul Kruger and Visagie Street)