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The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) with its head office in Eco Park - Centurion is the statutory body regulating the private security industry in South Africa. PSiRA is looking for dynamic experienced and suitably qualified professionals to take up these challenging positions. It is the intention of the Authority to promote representative through the filling of these positions.

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1 2018-05-31

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Parliamentary Liaison Officer: Requirements: 3-year Degree or National Diploma in Public Administration and or Marketing ● Coupled with at least 2-year experience in the public sector ● Legal Qualification or Certificate in project management is an added advantage● Appropriate security clearance ● Valid driver’s license Essential criteria: Excellent verbal and written communication skills (to all levels & personalities) ● Excellent people/interpersonal skills (incl. diplomacy & problem solving) ● Excellent planning and organising skills (incl. high competence required in general administration) ● Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an ability to conduct root cause analysis and proactively analyse findings and identify opportunities for improvement ● Excellent programme and project management skills● Strategic leadership and thinking ● Integrity and honesty● Service delivery focus ● Ability to manage resources effectively● Managing communication and stakeholder relations, as well as managing relationship building● Ability to promote teamwork ● Ability to take key decisions in complex situations and stand by the decision/s taken. Key performance areas: Parliamentary Liaison: Interact with parliament from a reporting point of view given PSIRA’s accountability to parliament (PSIRA’s budget is monitored through the Minister of Police) ● Assist the Manager: Parliamentary and Stakeholder liaison in eensuring that the parliamentary programme is communicated to all relevant parties within PSIRA so that the relevant representatives are in parliament at the required times or provide required information ● Ensure that parliamentary questions related to the industry are analysed together with the Manager: Parliamentary and Stakeholder liaison and responded to adequately, and then co-ordinates feedback through appropriate channels ● Provides information to and obtains answers to queries from the portfolio committee/s relevant to PSIRA ● Ensure proper tabling of PSIRA’s annual report, strategic plans, and all relevant correspondence with parliament ● Coordinate PSIRA’s participation on Policy briefing in Parliament ● Facilitate representation of PSIRA at the Provincial Hearings during Policy debates ● Co-ordinate meetings between the Manager: Parliamentary and Stakeholder liaison, MP’s & PSIRA ● Monitors all discussions about PSIRA in parliament [and provide relevant information to PSiRA via the the Manager: Parliamentary and Stakeholder liaison ● participate in parliamentary monitoring group ● Check through all documentation and where there are errata ensure that this is noted and reported ● Ensures that PSiRA persons who needs to be in parliament for particular sessions attend and make relevant presentations/contribution [consultation with the the Manager: Parliamentary and Stakeholder liaison Director & Council] ● In consultation with the Manager: Parliamentary and Stakeholder liaison the Director & Council (Accounting Authority Of PSiRA) finalise diaries to attend parliamentary sessions on matters or issues pertaining PSIRA ● Keeps a record of questions that still need to be addressed and issues that still need to be presented and disseminate to relevant structures within PSiRA ● Ensures compliance with parliamentary reporting mechanisms government departments (e.g. security cluster) and the private security industry●Develop and manage a current stakeholder database in PSiRA