ANC PARLIAMENTARY CAUCUS: MPUMALANGA PROVINCE

PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY OFFICE FIELD WORKER: DRIEKOPPIES PCO X 1

Applications are invited from suitable candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience for the following
position:PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY OFFICE FIELD WORKER (Salary: An all‐inclusive salary package at Level 9 per annum – R300, 168.87 p. a)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • National Senior Certificate with a post matric qualification and experience in Social, Human Sciences or development studies will be an added advantage;
  • 2 years’ relevant experience and understanding of socio-economic and political issues in the province;
  • Basic research skills to enable mapping and profiling communities;
  • Computer Literacy;
  • Driver’s licence;
  • Grounded knowledge of ANC policies, procedures, strategies and programmes;
  • A good understanding of the Legislative arm of the State and its functions;
  • Ability to work within the structures, systems and processes of the ANC, Caucus and Parliament;
  • Proven communication skills, including highly developed writing skills;
  • Good planning and organisational and project management skills;
  • Sound interpersonal skill and a strong ability to take initiative;
  • Excellent listening skills and confidence in talking to people both in groups and on a one-to-one basis;
  • Sincerity, patience, diplomacy and the ability to earn the trust of others;
  • Sound time management skills;
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, under pressure and independently; and
  • Proven established ANC membership in good standing.

DUTIES:

  • Work closely with the Constituency team, the structures, systems and processes of the ANC and Caucuses;
  • Establishes strong networks of relevant stakeholders within the constituency;
  • Provide effective and efficient constituency field work support;
  • Alerts the MP, MPL, Senior Field Worker to any immediate issues and flashpoints or significant risks arising in the constituency;
  • Providing information to the community on how to access various government services or government departments;
  • Coordinating public programmes initiated by the ANC Parliamentary Caucus in the constituency;
  • Attending public community events, meetings on behalf of the MP and or MPL;
  • Identify communities requiring social services and initiating outreach programs to address these needs;
  • Provide secretarial service and attend all PCO meetings convened by the Constituency Management Committee;
  • Interacts with the Senior Provincial Field Workers, the Constituency Caucus Researcher and Head of Constituency
  • Field Work in the Office of the Chief Whip to contribute towards the development and building profiles of existing initiatives in the constituency;
  • Tracks and reports on how funds granted for field work in assigned constituency are being used;
  • Highlights areas for improved use of funds based on trends and observations made;
  • Identifies complementary programs or sources of funding that may enhance the effectiveness of specific field work initiatives;
  • Gather relevant constituency information and produce reports for submission to the Senior Provincial Field Worker;
  • Drafts reports on the PCOs ability and progress towards meeting constituency field work objectives; and
  • Provide regular feedback and summary reports to MP, MPL, Senior Constituency Field Worker.

Only applications that meet the above criteria will be considered.

The ANC Parliamentary Caucus reserves the right not to make an appointment. Interested applicants should submit by email a covering letter, comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID and proof of ANC membership (membership form) to:

Head of Human Resources Management Unit: Thandi Ngubane
Old Assembly Building
ANC Parliamentary Caucus
P O Box 15
Cape Town 8000

E‐mail:smbete@parliament.gov.za and Cc: ANC-CaucusHR@parliament.gov.za

Enquiries: Snr Field Worker: Cathrine Matsimbi 0814030438

Deadline for submissions: 17:00 on 18 August 2020.

Late applications will not be considered.