Manager: Disability Management



  • Full Time
  • Mpumalanga, Nelspruit

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA)



SASSA is a dynamic organisation that provides a range of essential services to a diverse group of South Africans.
With offices countrywide, our operational structures aspire to embrace all that is state-of-the-art, offices that are
modern and an environment designed to stimulate the worker to achieve, enjoy, progress and prosper.

Minimum Requirements: The candidate should hold a relevant Degree NQF Level 7 with 480 credits / National Diploma (NQF Level 6)
with 360 credits; as recognised by SAQA coupled with 1 – 2 years management experience in the relevant field, knowledge of SASSA’s
Constitutional mandate, relevant policies and legislation in Public Management, knowledge of social assistance, social security system
management and poverty alleviation matters. Computer literacy and a valid driver’s license are essential.
Key Responsibility Areas: The incumbents will be responsible to facilitate compliance of Service Level Agreements with medical
service providers responsible for conducting medical assessment in the Region in respect of disability grant applications; facilitate the
implementation of national norms and standards on disability grants applications policies and processes; Assist with the development,
implementation, monitoring and evaluation of disability management strategies and systems to be implemented; facilitate and advise
on appeals arising out of rejected grant applications; provide advice on social assistant legislation; policies and procedures in relation
to disability matters; Assist with the management of the Unit: Disability Management as well as to manage subordinate in the section.
Technical Competencies: The candidate will be expected to demonstrate Functional / Professional knowledge (subject knowledge).
Planning and Organizing; Innovation / Creativity. Computer Literacy; Policy Analysis and Development; Manage Staff; Project
Management; Manage Finance as well as Strategic thinking and Planning.
Preference will be given to African Female followed by African Male and followed by White Female as at the time of
appointment, people with disability are encouraged to apply.
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Important notes: This position is advertised with the minimum requirements. Appointments will be subjected to compulsory preemployment screening in the form of qualification, reference, ITC, criminal checks and compulsory competency assessment (where
applicable). It is our intention to promote representivity in terms of race, gender and disability through the filling of this post and candidates
whose appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications
evaluated by South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) prior to the selection process. SASSA is under no obligation to fill a post after
the advertisement thereof. Please note: All SASSA staff are subjected to compulsory security vetting on appointment. E-mailed
applications will be accepted: Closing date: 28 March 2022
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Applicants interested in applying for this post should send their applications (Fully completed and signed new Z83, detailed
comprehensive CV & attach a copy of the highest qualification only), quoting the relevance reference number and position name as per
the advert. The subject heading of the email should indicate the name of position you are applying for. Applicants must ensure that they
send their applications to a correct inbox / email indicated on the position. Applications send to the incorrect inbox/email will not be
considered. Applications should consist of a comprehensive CV specifying all experience, duties, indicating the respective dates (MM/YY)
per position, identity number, Race and Gender as well as indicating references with full contact details. Kindly note that copies of other
qualifications, certificates, ID and driver’s license etc. should be submitted upon request.
Applications for the above position must be sent to: [email protected]
Enquiries: Mahlalela TA at 013 754 9423 or Ms A Ngomane at 013 754 9334
Correspondences will only be limited to the shortlisted candidates, if you have not been contacted within 3 months after the
closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.