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  1. Librarian
  4. Manager: Bouquet 2
  5. Supervisor: Security Shift KZN
  6. Producer Drama
  7. Senior Finance Manager
  8. Creative Director
  9. Specialist: Head Ends
  10. Accountant: Payroll


POSITION ID : 60018681 


To provide a basic but effective and user-friendly information service to internal and external clients.

  • Provide information to internal/external clients
  • Daily circulation control (borrowing of books) on Inmagic Genie – issue and return books on Inmagic Genie. Knowledge of the DB/Text system to update borrower’s data
  • Sourcing quotations and purchasing of books
  • Assist with interlibrary loans
  • Maintaining the Inmagic Genie databases, by doing regular data cleansing
  • Liaise with internal and external clients and Identify client needs
  • Compile monthly statistics
  • Basic multi-skilling across the Information Library sections and multi-tasking to maintain an effective Library
  • Adhere to SABC Media Libraries SOPs, SABC Archive Policy, SLA’s, South African Broadcasting Act, South African National Archival Act and industry best practice
  • Assist with special projects
  • Digitization and computerization of library content as per strategy
  • Requests executed according to library standards & media library service excellence charter
  • Archiving friendly storage environment at all times
  • Effectively maintain the scanner system (Newbase System)
  • Create user-friendly manuals for the Newbase System
  • OCR of articles – prepare articles for exporting to the Intranet for easy retrieval by the clients
  • Index articles according to the contents with keywords, topics and sub-topics
  • Regular data cleansing of indexed records on the Newbase system
  • Create new keyword when necessary
  • Provide an information service and assist clients with telephonic requests
  • Handle information requests within legal limitations to internal and external clients
  • Fax or email information to clients
  • Build a good working relationship with different departments within the SABC as well as with external clients


  • B.Bibl/Degree in Library and Information Services NQF Level 7
  • one year’s library experience i.e cataloguing, providing of information , library computerization and information retrieval systems
  • Good communication skills in dealing with internal and external clients on all levels
  • Ability to work in a team


  • Knowledge of current affairs
  • Knowledge of information retrieval systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of library services best practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of library developments and trends
  • Knowledge and understanding of information systems
  • Knowledge of relevant subject discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of cataloguing standards
  • Knowledge and understanding of broadcast standards
  • Wide general knowledge


DIVISION:               FINANCE

SCALE CODE:       900       


POSITION ID:        60021013


2 year Fixed Term Contract


Develop and implement SAP enhancements and new functionalities in line with business requirements and best practice.


  • Responsible for the SAP Netweaver applications development in ECC, BW, and Enterprise Portal / UI5 Portal.
  • Design, build and test custom SAP technical solutions based on business requirements using ABAP OO, SAP UI5, SAP Fiori, SAP Web Dynpro and Dialog programmes.
  • Full life-cycle SAP implementation including all custom reporting, interfaces, enhancements, forms, workflows (RICEFW) and portal configuration.
  • Interface development and support using HTTP, XML, SOAP, Web Services, RFC, IDOCS and ABAP.
  • Code, test and document ABAP enhancements for all SAP modules.
  • Support of development requirements in the following SAP modules: FI, HCM (incl. payroll), MM, SD, PS, PM, Travel, CO, any other SAP module implemented at the SABC.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and debugging of the SAP system.
  • Facilitate continuous business improvement.
  • Facilitate design sessions with SAP Functional Leads and business process owners in order to ensure best practice enhancements/implementations.
  • Ensure proper technical impact assessment of all risks and issues and changes to scope, requirements or design. Provide advice on any avoidance, mitigation or remedial actions required.
  • Ensure that development projects take full account of and correctly interface with existing systems, infrastructure and enterprise architecture.
  • Ensure that all aspects of the developed software meet requirements and are in line with the agreed design e.g. data, user experience, architecture, security, quality & operations.
  • Ensure adherence to internal development standards as well as global best practices.
  • Provide documentation to manage handover activities so that software can transition smoothly from development into test and production environments.
  • Adhere to the team’s quality objectives. Monitor and take responsibility for unit test coverage and completion to minimise defects in subsequent testing / production.
  • Commit to the delivery of high-quality solutions. Ensure that development is carried out in accordance with agreed quality standards and procedures and that all new development goes through an appropriate testing process.
  • Focus on customers and their requirements. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, colleagues, senior management and software users to enhance design, development, deployment and maintenance activities.
  • Proactively keep abreast of industry developments, skills and technologies and share information, ideas and best practice with other development team members and ERP COE to improve skills and avoid single points of failure.


  • Programming diploma / degree or relevant qualification (NQF level 6/7
  • Certification: SAP ABAP Developer
  • Minimum of 7 years’ SAP ABAP development experience of which a minimum of 3 years should have been in a support environment
  • Experience in SAP Fiori implementation – advantage
  • Completed SAP ABAP Academy – advantage
  • Certification in other SAP modules – advantage
  • Good understanding of key business processes and integration points – advantage


DIVISION:                      FINANCE



POSITION ID:               60022775


SCALE CODE:             900


(2 Year Fixed Term Contract)


Effective and efficient facilitation of development and maintenance of the SAP Payroll and Time modules in support of business needs.


  • Assist with the implementation and roll-out of new releases of SAP and new SAP functionality in accordance with ERP Management best practice
  • Proactive identification of risk and problems and in time escalation to key stakeholders
  • Maintain accurate and updated documentation of all change requirements, configurations, test plans and project acceptance
  • Accurate business process flow reviews to ensure full alignment with BRS
  • Accurate evaluation of system functional specifications for business requirements
  • Accurate data review to decide on actions/ strategy to clean and migrate data e.g. comparison of data architecture, data mapping
  • Full adherence to ERP Centre of Excellence SOPs
  • Optimal configuration of system in line with business requirements
  • Regular review of payroll and leave system configurations
  • Ensure accuracy of leave provision and time evaluation runs
  • Accurate translation of new functionality to training manuals and providing input to work procedures to accurately guide end users to utilise system
  • Facilitation of SAP training as required by end users
  • Effective and efficient utilisation of team members to ensure delivery in line with expected quality and timeframes
  • Ongoing monitoring of ITSM calls and TPR’s to proactively ensure optimal support to end users
  • Ongoing monitoring of SAP business processes to ensure alignment with end user needs and best practice
  • Continuous improvement and optimization of SAP processes and SAP modular functionality
  • Accurate analysis of customer request to identify problem and possible appropriate actions
  • Continual monitoring of system performance from modular perspective and usage with regards to specific SAP modules
  • Functional operation support/ advice to end users
  • In time/ proactive remediation of system, information, output deviations
  • Constantly and consistently exceed the customer’s expectations
  • Customer queries/ complaints resolved in accordance with ERP COE service standards and SLA’s


  • National Diploma or BCom degree in Finance/Accounting/Human Resources or relevant qualification (NQF 6/7)
  • SAP HCM Payroll certification
  • 5 to 7 years SAP ERP Payroll support experience
  • Experience in integration of SAP FI, HR, Payroll & Time Management
  • Knowledge and experience in SAP payroll Rules and Schemas
  • SAP Time Management certification (advantage)
  • SAP HCM certification (advantage)
  • Query Manager Skills (advantage)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of different SAP modules
  • Knowledge and understanding of Configurations Management Best Practice
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of payroll core business processes and applicable South African legislation
  • Knowledge, understanding & application of information technology best practice
  • Workable knowledge & application of Business Process Mapping
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Manager: Bouquet 2

DIVISION:                 Video Entertainment

REPORT LINE:        Head: Platforms

SCALE CODE:        130

POSITION ID:          60019658



To develop and secure a strategic and competitive brand positioning for SABC channel/s, and to ensure optimal delivery of programmes aligned to market needs, target audience, SABC mandate and business objectives.


  • Develop, and implement competitive strategies for linear channels within a bouquet that respond to the changing television landscape, content consumption space and trends to ensure mandate compliance and commercial viability.
  • Draft the channel’s amortisation budget and manage delivery against the approved budget
  • Provide strategic direction for the channels Programming and scheduling in terms of key objectives, strategic focus, development of business imperatives and implementation activities
  • Ensure aesthetically pleasing channels with commercially viable relevant  programming and strategic schedules
  • Manage channel delivery against the ICASA license conditions and public broadcast mandate, ensuring delivery against the broadcast regulations
  • Monitor and analyse the performance of the channels, with the use of Market intelligence data and industry knowledge.
  • Build and maintain a strong brand positioning of the channels.
  • Monitor and manage departmental inputs and outputs to ensure achievement of audience targets and regularly report progress.
  • Review and Report on the achievement of business units objectives. (Monthly, quarterly and annually).
  • Ownership of the services in terms of performance, look and feel, and promotion.
  • Ensure the acquisition of innovative, culturally diverse, competitive and unique programmes within the mandate prescribed by regulation as well as business objectives in line with brand positioning.
  • Continually review, measure and report on channel activities, programming and profitability to relevant stakeholders as required.
  • In partnership with Platform Scheduling Manager ensure that the macro schedule is both competitive and complementary to other SABC businesses and competitors in order to attract required target audiences.
  • Define the requirements of specific marketing, branding and advertising to create strong positioning and brand identity.
  • Oversee the drafting and implementation of the approved business plans.
  • Manage the day to day channels operations and responses to the programming and broadcast
  • Define and specify channel needs and requirements to content providers in order to ensure product delivery aligned to strategy.
  • Approve Daily, weekly, monthly and annual schedules
  • Draft and management of the channels amortization budgets
  • Manage and monitor the business unit operating budget in such a manner as to encourage cost containment.
  • Monitor and report on the operational risk and compliance matters.
  • Provide inputs on the development of the policies and SOP implementation.
  • Ensure adherence to SABC editorial policies and Regulations.
  • Ensure all scheduling related complaints from BCCSA are responded to timeously and present the organisation as required.
  • Implement Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Implement Risk Management Plan in line with organizational Risk Framework.
  • Implement execution internal risk audits identified and mitigate gaps.
  • Ensure mutually beneficial relationships are developed and maintained with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Customer queries/ complaints resolved in accordance with service standards requirements.
  • Be the custodian of and nurture relationships with key stakeholders in the interest of the channel.
  • Provide support the sales team with revenue driving initiatives.
  • Contract and implement Performance Management System of the team/s in accordance with organizational policy and procedures.
  • Ensure adequate staffing for workload, succession planning and effective leadership.
  • Effective briefing and communication with department staff.
  • Manage and oversee the Personal Development Plans (PDP) for all team members
  • Provide direction on the retention and attraction of staff.
  • Manage the employee relations to ensure conducive and productive working environment.
  • Oversee the implementation of organisational development initiative i.e. Wellness, Employment Equity, Career Progression, Talent, Human Capital Planning etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Media / Communications / Marketing / Broadcasting or equivalent and related qualifications (NQF 6/7)
  • 6 years’ experience in broadcasting environment of which 3 years should be in Management level
  • Knowledge of:
    • Strategic management
    • Project management
    • TV Regulations and Landscape
    • Ability to analyse and interpret Market Intelligence 
    • Business planning and complexity theory
    • Budget management
    • Financial and commercial matters
    • Business Acumen
    • Scenario planning and Trend analysis
    • Understanding of the different role players within the broadcasting landscape
    • PFMA and relevant national treasury regulations
    • Understanding of applicable legislative frameworks and regulations

Supervisor: Security Shift KZN

Reporting line   : Regional Operations Manager

Division             : Logistical Services

Scale Code       : 403

Position ID        : 60020573


Main purpose of the position:

To plan, manage and co-ordinate physical security and ensuring optimal safety and protection of the SABC assets and people.  To ensure NKP compliance.


  • Effective planning and control of the physical security
  • Effective planning to minimise security risks and efficient safeguarding of assets.
  • Manage and monitor the physical security
  • Ensure NKP Compliance by outsourced security service provider
  • Ensure that the standard of the contractor complies with the standard and policies set by the SABC.
  • Manage the fixed asset system of Protection services to ensure that the asset register is timeously updated
  • Monitoring of the access control system and providing information thereof, when necessary and monitoring equipment upkeep.
  • Ensure that JPC meetings are convened as scheduled.
  • Effective interaction with all the relevant NKP role-players
  • Ensure that the access control system is functional and providing reports when necessary
  • Ensuring maintenance and checks of fire equipment
  • Provide accurate monthly Security reports reflecting the status of physical security
  • Proper representation of the Provincial 2x NKP installations in Security Officer’s Leadership Forums (SOLF)
  • Keep all emergency related plans up to date as per NKP requirements.
  • Ensure accurate office administration in accordance with instructions and relevant SOP’s/procedures.
  • Identify risks aligned to security and provide input for risk mitigating factors.
  • Adherence to SABC security related processes
  • Adherence to NKP Act and requirements
  • Ensure that no deviation occur which can be to the detriment of the SABC.
  • Effective communication with both internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Liaise with all relevant NKP external stakeholders and role-players Providing guidance, mentorship and coaching to the outsourced security where necessary.
  • Skills transfer for security monitoring systems           .          


  • Matric
  • 5 years’ experience in security environment
  • Psira registration at Grade A and NKP certificate.
  • Understanding of the different role players within the Security Sector
  • Understanding of applicable legislative and regulations
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of what is expected in the Security field
  • Good knowledge of the relevant systems.                
  • NKP Compliance aligned to OHS standards 

Producer Drama

DIVISION: RADIO           





  To plan, co-ordinate and produce dramas and plays of high quality in accordance with SABC editorial guidelines and standards.  

Key Accountabilities

  • Make input in the development of plans for the drama department, in line with station strategy and priorities.
  • Workshop administrative staff, production teams, drama actors, script writers, quality assurers and authors on strategic objectives and priorities of the radio station or business unit.
  • Liaise with various internal (i.e. Sales and Marketing, Finance, Audience Research) and external content providers to ensure radio drama objectives are met.
  • Liaise with Market Intelligence and utilize other research sources to enhance the quality and relevance of radio dramas, and ensure that the station’s drama themes respond to audience needs at all times.
  • Help to develop station’s Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) and ensure sign off with internal and external stakeholders and monitor execution.
  • Conduct continuous reviews of products, markets and revenue opportunities in order to meet strategic objectives and ensure competitiveness.
  • Develop a multi- platform media approach for the department and ensure the drama series or soapies live longer by extending them to digital platforms.
  • Develop teasers and promos for each drama before it goes on air and create public engagement and listener feedback sessions.
  • Assess submitted scripts for suitability and provide feedback timeously to the writers.
  • Provide creative guidance and process mapping to drama authors, scriptwriters in order to develop drama scripts that are suitable for production and broadcast.
  • Provide guidance, support and monitor new writing talent in the development of their scripts (external Clients).
  • Make meaningful amendments to scripts and do quality assurance.
  • Generate and develop ideas for possible commissioning of scripts for special calendar events, commemorations and special broadcasts.
  • Manage and monitor the casting of appropriate talent for productions of the highest creative quality for plays and serials
  • Direct actors in the pursuit of obtaining the best possible performances for the given recording and narration of the storyline.
  • Guide and advise technical personnel in the choice and use of sound effects and recording techniques.
  • Guide the editing process to arrive at a production of excellent technical quality.
  • Monitor and facilitate the creativity of new ideas and innovative ways of achieving desired results.
  • Do impact assessment of the storyline and public feedback sessions frequently to improve on the quality of actors, storyline, scripting and messaging in the drama.
  • Adhere to regulations and broadcast legislation i.e. ICASA compliance, Broadcasting Act etc.
  • Monitor and report on the operational risks and compliance matters.
  • Manage risks to protect organisational integrity, create value, prevent financial loss and ensure compliance with applicable policies and legislations.
  • Ensure compliance with Copyright Act.
  • Adhere to SABC editorial code, ICASA regulations and applicable policies.
  • Manage contacts and networks and maintain confidentiality of writers’ intellectual property.
  • Engage constantly with content providers internally and external to be able to develop detailed briefs for script writers and drama authors to achieve good quality productions in line with the station’s objectives.
  • Oversee public feedback engagements and respond to complaints and recommendations.
  • Liaise with Commercial Enterprises and Business Development around drama sponsorships and product placement campaigns to realize revenue growth.
  • Liaise with internal and external content providers to ensure content alignment to programming strategy.
  • Manage adequate staffing for fair workload distribution, succession planning and effective leadership.
  • Effective communication and briefing of actors, script writers, authors, technicians and administrative staff.
  • Provide direction on casting and attraction of drama script writers, actors, drama authors, quality assurers and language specialists.
  • Conduct Individual coaching, counseling and mentoring on an ongoing basis to meet performance needs.
  • Manage available staff and performance management.
  • National diploma or degree in Speech and Drama/Media Studies/Communication or equivalent qualification.
  • Qualification in theatre / radio / TV drama production.
  • Technical skills (pro-tools)
  • 3 years’ experience in radio content production
  • Excellent command of language of the radio station (both written and spoken).
  • Advanced knowledge of Radio production processes, tools and systems.
  • Ability to create reporting and filing systems to ensure accountability.
  • Project management skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Understanding of the different role players within the media landscape.
  • Digital media skills.
  • Sound understanding of current trends and socio-political issues.
  • Script writing and editing skills.
  • Knowledge of SABC Corporate Goals and other mandatory and legislative requirements regarding broadcast content.
  • Ability to work within a team environment, give advice and guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Advanced computer skills

Senior Finance Manager

DIVISION:                   Finance

REPORT LINE:          Head: Financial and Management Reporting

SCALE CODE:           130

POSITION ID:             60020632


Main Purpose of the Position:

To develop, manage and maintain sound financial management systems, processes and structures mitigate against financial risk, ensure compliance with governance requirements, timeous and accurate financial reporting, to enable informed decision making by stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities:

Strategy development

  • Conduct internal business review analysis to guide strategic input and strategy development.
  • Provide strategic direction to the Division in terms of defining objectives, strategy and development of business models to be implemented.
  • Monitor and ensure that business plans comply with SABC’s guidelines and policies.
  • Cascade strategy to Departments within Finance within the Division.
  • Review and Report on the achievement of business units objectives.
  • Manage the strategic business cycle.
  • Manage and ensure compliance and implementation of various strategic plans in to guide the corporate plan.
  • Monitor the attainability and sustainability of Divisional performance standards as per objectives.
  • Conduct continuous programme, revenue and market reviews in order to meet strategic objectives.
  • Build and maintain strong, sustainable, respected, and trusted relationships with Business Unit management and all other related stakeholders.

Business operational efficiency and cost management

  • Oversee the preparation of the Division’s annual budget within parameters and timelines issued by Group Finance, including compilation of budget framework for the Division and alignment with strategy.
  • Manage and oversee the effective co-ordination, reporting and accurate maintenance of all the budgets and forecasts in the Division.
  • Support and provide up-to-date financial information to Management to enable informed decision making.
  • Authorize financial transactions in line with the Delegation of Authority Framework and SABC policies and procedures.
  • Review business unit monthly financial reports and identify and follow up matters of concern, such as cost budget overruns, and prepare a consolidated financial report.
  • Monitor the accuracy of the fixed asset register and direct IFRS accounting for PPE
  • Review business cases, credit applications and other documents for risk assessments
  • Effective debt collection and working capital management
  • Support and provide up-to-date financial information to Management to enable informed decision making
  • Monitor and ensure that the value chain for the Division supports the business in the delivery of objectives
  • Be the champion of a culture of cost discipline and awareness

Governance , risk and compliance

  • Monitor and report on operational risks and compliance.
  • Implement internal control measures to ensure a strong internal control environment, good governance and compliance.
  • Oversee the management of Operational risks to protect organisational integrity, create value, prevent financial loss and ensure compliance with applicable policies and legislations.
  • Support, lead and partake in OHSA initiatives and requirements.
  • Review and implement Risk Management Plan in line with organizational Risk Framework
  • Monitor execution of annual internal and external audits and ensuing findings address gaps and ensure execution of mitigation strategies.
  • Drive constant innovation in the engagement of the Finance Department with technology and its transition in a world of rapid change and advancement where it is expected to be a value adding business partner.
  • Support Group Finance in all transversal initiatives, projects or operational deliverables, reporting requirements,
  • Plan and execute cashflow management and forecasting under the guidance of and in consultation with the Treasury Department.
  • Evaluate all business plans in the context of compliance to SABC’s guidelines and policies.

Customer and stakeholder management

  • Explore and make recommendations on current operational processes to streamline and improve it for better efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Create and maintain cross functional communication with internal stakeholders.

Leadership and people management

  • Effective implementation of Performance Management System in accordance with organizational policy and procedures.
  • Ensure adequate staffing for workload, succession planning and effective leadership.
  • Effective briefing and communication with departmental staff.
  • Career Development Plans (CDP) for all staff members.
  • Provide direction on the retention and attraction of staff.


  • Minimum B Com Honours with completed articles training.
  • Experience in a Sales environment of a medium to large company is key.
  • CA (SA) will be advantageous.
  • Minimum 8 Years’ experience in Finance, of which minimum 5 years should be on Middle Management Level.

Skills required:

  • Business planning and complexity theory
  • Budget management, forecasting, Scenario planning and Trend analysis
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Strategic management and a strong business acumen
  • SAP experience will be key
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Understanding of the different role players within the broadcasting landscape
  • Effective project management
  • Understanding of applicable legislative frameworks and regulations
  • Proven ability to do reconciliations
  • Attention to detail and analytical
  • Customer service orientation (internal and external)
  • Committed to the achievement and maintenance of quality
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make rational, and sound decisions in a fast-paced environment, in some cases with limited information if necessary
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills

Creative Director

DIVISION:                  Video Entertainment

REPORT LINE:        On-Air Manager

SCALE CODE:        403


POSITION ID:          60019686


To ensure product development, manage all creative operational needs, leading the communication -interactive design and concept delivery. To inspire and manage the creative team, create and approve high class visual layouts, brainstorming, and copy writing for short form productions


  • Implement the approved strategic On-air plans for the Video Entertainment Platforms.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the On Air plans.
  • Report on the impact of the On Air plans based on market intelligence reports and editorial reviews.
  • Coordinate viewing sessions of the work delivered by producers.
  • Creatively design channel/bouquet on air campaigns and manage on-air brand projects.
  • Ensure graphics are used effectively to enhance campaigns.
  • Lead and provide creative direction to the channels promo producers and evaluate creative output.
  • Approve/Reject concepts, promos, launches and campaigns created.
  • Confirm accuracy of times, dates and days of the different promos.
  • Provide input on appropriate creative execution of on-air imaging.
  • Provide creative direction as well as execute shoots for the platform.
  • Ensure all shoots are aligned to the marketing brief and channel specifications.
  • Drive on-air brand campaigns and ensure it addresses platform positioning
  • Ensure production of multipurpose digital On Air material aligned to the Divisions digital strategy.
  • Coordinate and manage weekly status meetings and brainstorm sessions.
  • Develop workflows for promo producers.
  • Attend weekly channel steering meetings in order to gain sight of business operations.
  • Present Promos for platform review at steering meetings
  • Manage the operating budget as per campaign in such a manner to ensure effective utilization of budget
  • Implement and Adhere to (Standard Operating Procedures) SOP’s for Operational efficiencies.
  • Implement internal control measures to ensure good governance.
  • Monitor and report on the operational risk and compliance matters.
  • Comply with applicable policies and legislation.
  • Advise on policies to ensure fair and uniform interpretation of guidelines.
  • Monitor and Report on Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Provide monthly reports highlighting challenges and achievements.
  • Contract management of Freelancers
  • Administer Freelance payment
  • Issue Creative On-Air briefs to external suppliers.
  • Foster relationships with relevant stakeholders through collaboration, and education of business processes and priorities.
  • Establish clear lines of communication between programming, scheduling, marketing and the creative staff.
  • Contract and manage Performance Management System in accordance with organizational policy and procedures.
  • Manage adequate staffing for workload, succession planning and effective leadership.
  • Effective briefing and communication with department staff.
  • Ensure Personal Development Plans (PDP) for all staff members are in place and make follows up.
  • Provide direction on the retention and attraction of staff
  • Individual coaching and mentoring conducted on an ongoing basis to meet performance needs


  • National Diploma or Degree in Film & Television or Media Studies or related qualification (NQF6/7)
  • 5 years’ experience on multiple levels in On Air Television Production which 3 should be on supervisory
  • Understanding of related policy.
  • Computer Package
  • Financial management
  • Project management
  • Creation of PR opportunities to enhance the image of SABC television channel
  • Good understanding of the On Air/Marketing environment

Specialist: Head Ends

Report Line      :  Distribution Specialist

Division            :  Technology

Scale Code      :  300

Position ID       :  60018785

Closing Date: 15 April 2024


Installation, configuration and maintenance of Head End equipment to broadcasting requirements.



  • Keep inventory of DTT Head End assets up to date.
  • Maintenance and repairs of encoding, multiplexing and associated midlleware to ensure it complies with manufacturers specifications.
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of Head End equipment to broadcasters requirements.
  • Training of technical and operational staff.
  • Monitor the availability of the transmitter and satellite networks and consolidate an accurate monthly network breakdown report, detailing: total lost broadcast time; total lost broadcast time per programme; graphical representation of hours lost per month, to indicate trends.
  • Identification of any transmitter site showing abnormal down time.
  • Provide relevant quality management information and consultation to Radio and TV, in order to influence the development and planning decision making processes.
  • Ensure optimal alignment between technology and the radio stations and TV channels needs and requirements.

Keep SABC in line with latest technological features.

  • Ensure continual technology renewal and footprint optimisation in order to enhance efficiencies.
  • Provide long-term technology planning, aligned with SABC Radio and TV strategy.
  • Take responsibility for the technical contact with Telkom and Sentech, in order to ensure optimal delivery on SABC technical needs and requirements.
  • Liaise with TV and Radio and relevant technology business units, in order to ensure optimal delivery on transmission technology needs and requirements.
  • Liaise with SABC Technical working groups (SAG and EBAF requirements).
  • Monitor and report on the operational risk and compliance.
  • Monitor compliance in line with Occupational Health Safety Act.


  • Liaison with Sentech in connection with Event Information Table related queries and all matters of association.
  • Provide colleagues with in-house training on the EPG production system to ensure information sharing



  • BTech or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • Relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Professional registration as engineer or technologist


  • 6_+ Years technical experience in broadcasting with exposure to radio and TV of which 3 year Management experience, proven track record in the optimal application of technology in radio and TV.
  • A good understanding of digital multichannel broadcasting
  • Computer literate.
  • Client service oriented.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Team Player


  • Good overview of frequency planning environment
  • Ability to simultaneously think on both broad-picture and detailed-orientated scales
  • Excellent understanding of intellectual property concepts?
  • To keep abreast of International Broadcast and technology trends in multimedia/digital broadcasting
  • Thorough understanding of RF/Transmitter environment
  • Conversant in digital technologies
  • Applicable for digital broadcasting
  • Understand of policy, SOP and procedures relating human resource
  • Development of strategy
  • Understanding of human resource and labour policies
  • Organization development
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Project management
  • Labour Statute Training
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant legislation applicable to broad HR legislation

Accountant: Payroll


Reporting line:      Manager: Payroll

Division:               Finance

Scale Code:         300

Position ID:          60017751     


REPORTING TO THE MANAGER: PAYROLL: To ensure timeous, correct and efficient results of the payroll, according to SABC policies and procedures and in line with the relevant legislatives.



  • Ensure accurate loading of sundry debtors, advances and related payroll deductions (voluntary and involuntary) and earnings on the payroll system.
  • Verify all changes to employee payroll/ HR master data records according to authorizations.
  • Ensure that all tax directives are maintained on the payroll system.
  • Maintain an effective, professional interface with stakeholders and resolve salary queries including tax queries.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Complete tasks within assigned time frames (be timeous).
  • Maintain quality service following SABC policies and procedures.
  • Management of reports received from ACB/Banks for salaries or bonds which were returned unpaid.
  • Supervise and manage effective filing of source documents for ease of reference and auditing purposes.
  • Checking/verifying of payroll data input by team for control purposes.
  • Ad-hoc duties including distribution of pay slips monthly and IRP5 certificates annually.
  • Project work related to payroll operations and effectiveness.
  • Verifying of leave data and be able to reconcile leave balances.
  • Manage any unpaid leave types, e.g. maternity leave, general unpaid leave etc.
  • Manage relevant reporting and communication to Third parties as allocated and authorized to line manager.
  • Accurate salary Cheque control
  • Prepare and submit payroll forex payments
  • Ensure accurate maintenance for IRP5 purposes.
  • Prepare payroll month end reconciliations
  • Run a pre-DME and DME file with supporting reports
  • Prepare mid-month payments
  • Supervise and verify the vendor payment process
  • Month end reports for external and internal stake holders
  • Test on ERP system developments, enhancements and support packs


  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures and proper corporate governance. 
  • Review and monitor the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures, (SOPs). 
  • Monitor compliance and adherence in line with risks identified. 
  • Adhere and reporting on all Occupational Health and Safety Compliance. 
  • Work closely with auditors in the course of internal and external audits and ensure findings are resolved and address gaps.


  • Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholder to ensure delivery on business objectives.
  • Monitor Service Level Agreements with service providers to ensure adherence to requirements.


  • Contract, set target and manage Performance of the team in accordance with the Performance Management policy. 
  • Effective management of Employment Relations issues within the Business Unit. 
  • Manage, direct, guide, motivate and develop the team 
  • Ensure effective communication within the department and division and promote effective communication channels. 
  • Personnel Development Plans (PDP) for all staff members. 
  • Provide direction on the attraction and retention of staff. 
  • Ensure the relevant Job profiles are prepared and are available for the Business Unit.



  • Bachelor Degree / National Diploma in Finance or Human Resource or relevant qualifications (NQF 6/7)


  • 10 Years’ experience in payroll management of which 5 years should be on supervisor level. 


  • Knowledge and understanding of latest financial developments.
  • Knowledge of relevant financial policy and regulations
  • Detailed tax knowledge
  • Technical knowledge of ERP payroll systems
  • Computer literacy(Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • PFMA,
  • National Treasury Regulations,
  • Risk Management
  • Leadership
  • Project management

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