Local Office Manager Post at the Department of Home Affairs

Local Office Manager Post at the Department of Home Affairs

SALARY LEVEL:   There is an annual salary range between R527 298 and R617 622 (Level 10), as well as a range of benefits.

Local Office Manager Post at the Department of Home Affairs


  • Limpopo: Medium Office: Groblersdal


• An undergraduate qualification in Public Management / Administration / Social Sciences at NQF level 6 as recognized by SAQA • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as Supervisors / Civic Services Supervisors • Extensive experience in an operations environment • Experience in a municipal or immigration service environment is required • Knowledge of workflow planning and capacity planning • Knowledge of the South African Constitution and Batho Pele Principles

Occupational Health and Safety Act as well as Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS) knowledge of the Public Service Regulatory Framework, Human Resources Regulatory Framework, and Departmental Legislation and Prescripts.

• Competencies and skills required: Strategic capability and leadership. Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA), and Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA).

Accountability, business continuity, people management, and empowerment. Programme and project management. Conflict management, knowledge management, and time management.

Problem solving and analysis • Communication skills, business report writing, and presentation skills • Policy interpretation, planning, organizing, client orientation, customer focus and service delivery innovation • Data analysis, influencing and networking • A valid driver’s license and willingness to travel • Working extended hours when required.


Candidates who are selected for the position will be responsible for the following tasks, among others:

Provide Civic Services within the Local Office in accordance with service delivery standards. Coordinate and monitor the effective processing of enabling documents in the Local Office and DHA service points.

• Manage the operations of the Inspectorate and other Immigration Services (e.g. inspectorate, law enforcement and deportation functions) in Local Offices in accordance with the Immigration Act • Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders to support service delivery •

Facilitate intergovernmental and stakeholder relations in the municipality • Implement policies, procedures, directives, Acts and Regulations • Implement Public Service governance processes, framework and procedures • Manage risk and compliance

• Implement governance processes, framework and procedures within the directorate associated with statutory financial responsibilities • Manage physical, human and financial resources.


  • Limpopo: Mr J Kgole, Tel No: (015) 287 2802

How to apply

Your comprehensive CV, citing the start and end dates (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be considered, along with an Application for Employment Form (New Z.83), which can be obtained from any Public Service department or from www.gov.za, must be sent to the following address by the closing date:

Direct applications to the Department of Home Affairs Office as follows:-

Polokwane, 0700 Postal Address: Private Bag X 9517 Physical Address: 89 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0699

Closing Date:26 May 2023

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