PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
QUESTION NO: 1026
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28 August 2009
QUESTION PAPER NO: 12
DATE OF REPLY: 3 September 2009
Ms MN Magazi (ANC) to ask the Minister of Communications:
Whether there has been any progress with regard to filling the vacant posts
at senior management level including that of director-general in his
department; if not, why not; if so, what progress?
Yes, the position of Director-General has been approved by Cabinet on 26
August 2009 and the recommended candidate will assume duty on 3 September
The progress with regard to the filling of vacant posts at senior
management level, is as follows:
1. The Chief Director: Internal Audit and the Media Liaison Officer
(Director) positions have been filled.
2. Fifty seven (57) Senior Management positions are currently vacant of
which only twenty four (24) have been prioritized and budgeted for. Of
these 24 vacant posts, the following four (4) have been interviewed:
-Chief Director: Planning and Co-ordination
-Director Internal Audit
-Director: Facilities and Security Management
-Director: Accounting and Budgeting.
3. The remaining twenty (20) of the 24 vacant posts, have been advertised.
4. The filling of all positions will be finalised as soon the new Director-
General assumes duty.