Vacancies

Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage

We are seeking to appoint motivated employees in the following positions:

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (five-year fixed-term contract)

Basic Salary Range:R 372 948 – R504 600 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements:  BComm or Accounting Degree -At least eight years’ relevant experience of which at least five years should be at financial management level -Experience in managing the finance function of a public entity would be an advantage -Managing all finance-related risks and analysing trends and incidents in order to identify potential risks to the organisation -Excellent leadership skills -Sound knowledge of the PFMA, National Treasury Regulations, GAAP, GRAP, IFRIS and other relevant legislation, regulations, practices and processes -Sound knowledge and experience in using the ACCPAC Accounting System & Fixed Assets and its application resulting in the production of financial statements -Leadership skills -Excellent planning and organisational skills -Working experience of MS Office Suite at Intermediate Level -Good writing and effective comunication skills -Valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Giving strategic direction to the overall financial and related administrative management of Iziko and personally managing the achievement of finance -related strategic objectives -Managing all financial risks to the organisation -Providing leadership to the department based on sound leadership principles -Keeping abreast of all relevant legislation, regulations, codes and practices related to finance, supply chain management, asset management, ICT and related administrative functionsŸManaging the organisational and the Finance & Administration budgets as well as the cash management, debt management, asset management and revenue streams -Managing all contracts that have financial implications -Keeping abreast of when a GRAP becomes effective and ensuring the implementation of the relevant GRAP -Managing funding, including donations and grants, and reporting to funding institutions -Managing ICT systems, networks and infrastructure -Developing annual, quarterly and ad hoc reports on matters related to finance, accounting, SCM and ICT -Developing, implementing, monitoring and revising finance-related policies, procedures, plans, projects, manuals and budgets -Providing support to line management as a strategic partner and developing staff in terms of finance and SCM processes -Give input in the development of the Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan of the organisation -Reporting on the strategic direction and activities related to Finance, CSM and ICT -Develop close professional ties with all stakeholders.

 

DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES (five-year fixed-term contract)

Basic Salary Range:   R372 948 – R504 600per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: A degree in HR Management or Labour Law -At least eight years’ relevant experience of which at least five years should be at HR management level -Sound knowledge of all aspects of human resource functions, relevant employment legislation and HR best practice -Extensive experience in managing remuneration and benefits, and in particular the VIP payroll function and taxation -Sound track record in managing workplace relations -Leadership skills -Excellent planning and organisational skills -Good writing and effective comunication skills ŸWorking experience of MS Office Suite at Intermediate Level -Valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Givingstrategic direction to the overall HR management of Iziko and personally managing the achievement of HR-related strategic objectives -Managing all HR-related risks and analysing trends and incidents in order to identify potential risks to the organisation -Providing leadership to the HR team based on sound leadership principles  -Keeping abreast of all relevant legislation, regulations, codes and HR best practice, as well as learning to perform all HR functions, including Remuneration; Benefits and Payroll; Workplace Relations; Job Evaluation; Recruitment & Selection; Induction & Orientation; Performance Management; Learning & Development; Employment Equity and Employee Assistance in order to effectively manage the HR Department -Actively -managing the payroll function -Developing, implementing, monitoring and revising HR policies, procedures, plans, manuals, projects and budgets, including the salary, learning & development and departmental budgets -Providing support to line management as a strategic partner and developing staff in terms of HR policies and procedures -Representing Iziko at the CCMA -Giving input in the development of the Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan of the organisation -Developing annual, quarterly and ad hoc reports on HR matters -Develop close professional ties with all stakeholders.

 

DIRECTOR CUSTOMER SERVICES(five-year fixed-term contract)

Basic Salary Range:R372 948 – R504 600 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements:A qualification in Property, Museum or Project or Management -Experience in the management of heritage sites and knowledge of relevant legislation would be an advantage -At least eight years’ relevant experience in managing property, customer services, projects, health, safety and security, of which at least five years must be at management level -Sound knowledge of all financial and people management legislation and regulations, with particular focus on workplace relations, health, safety and security -Leadership skills -Excellent planning and organisational skills -Good writing and effective comunication skills -Working experience of MS Office Suite at Intermediate Level -Valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Givingstrategic direction to the facilities, customer care, health, safety, security, logistics and fleet management functions of Iziko and personally managing the achievement of related strategic objectives -Managing the maintenance and conservation of buildings, customer care, health, safety, security, logistics and fleet management risksand analysing trends and incidents in order to identify potential risks to the organisation -Providing leadership based on sound leadership principles to staff in the department -Keeping abreast of all relevant legislation, regulations, codes and best practices -Developing, implementing, monitoring and revising relevant policies, procedures, plans, projects and budgets -Providing support to line management as a strategic partner and developing staff in terms of facilities, customer care, health, safety, security, logistics and fleet management processes -Giving input in terms of the development of the Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan of the organisation -Developing annual, quarterly and ad hoc reports on matters related to facilities, customer care, health, safety, security, logistics and fleet management. -Develop close professional ties with all stakeholders.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits.  Senior managers receive a car and cell phone allowance and Iziko contributes towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary).  Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also very generous.

 

APPLICATIONS

A letter of application including a detailed CV and certified copies of identity document and certificates with at least two contactable referees must be forwarded to the Acting HR Manager, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town by no later than Monday, 16 February 2015.  Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted.  Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates within two months from closing date.  Enquiries to be directed to the Acting HR Manager, Mr Rocco Human, at 021 481 3984.

 

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko, in terms of the Employment Equity Act, as amended.  Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.