IPID: Jobs / Vacancies (Aug 2020) – Principal Communications Officer

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Principal Communications Officer. The application will close on 21st August 2020.

Location: Pretoria
Salary: R316 791 per annum

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) advertised post is as follows:



  • An undergraduate degree (NQF 7) in Communications and/or Marketing as prescribed by SAQA. Three (3) to Five (5) years relevant full time experience in communications.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • Strategic capability.
  • Leadership and facilitation skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Marketing skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Innovative and creative thinking.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Presentation skills ability to work under pressure within a complex organization.
  • Knowledge of the Public Service.
  • Knowledge of the Regulations Framework of the Public Service e.g. PFMA Public Service Regulations.
  • National Treasury Regulations and other relevant prescripts.
  • The candidate must have knowledge of corporate branding.
  • Online communications, media liaison, writing etc.
  • Knowledge of government communication system.

How to apply

Applications must be forwarded to email: Recruitment01@ipid.gov.za.

Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department accompanied by a fully completed and signed form Z83 and a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as copies of all qualification(s) including a Senior Certificate and ID-document (uncertified documents during the lockdown period are accepted) [Driver’s license where applicable]

ENQUIRIES : Ms. N cola Tel No: (012) 339 0049


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