Careers

The NFVF is committed to creating an enriching work environment where individuals, through their ability and application, can develop rewarding careers at all levels, regardless of their background, race or gender.

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture that was created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africa's film and video industry. We do this by providing funding for the development, production, marketing and distribution of films and the training and development of filmmakers.  In addition, the NFVF commissions research and produces industry statistics that provide both the public and stakeholders with valuable insights into the South African film & video industry. 

VACANCIES

Position:                     Human Resources Officer              

Reporting to:             Head: Human Resources

Job Ref:                      RECR/HRO 001

To provide Human Resource administrative support and to coordinate Human Resource initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification in Human Resources Management;
  • 2-3 years of Human Resources experience;
  • Payroll experience highly advantageous;
  • Solid knowledge of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Employment Equity Act, Labour Relations Act and Skills Development Act.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage payroll administration;
  • Provide HR administration support;
  • Implement recruitment and induction process;
  • Implement training and development initiatives;
  • Implement performance management;
  • Implement employee wellness programmes;
  • Implement employee benefit programmes;
  • Implement Health and Safety;
  • Coordinate staff / internal events.

Requirements:

  • HR generalist experience;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong people management skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Practical knowledge of the Public Sector;
  • Financial Awareness;

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 27 September 2020 quoting a relevant reference number.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

 

Position:                Partnerships & Distribution Manager

Reporting to:       Head of Operations

Job Ref:                 RECR/PDM001

The Partnerships and Distribution Manager role requires a marketing professional specialized in implementing and developing commercial and strategic relationships with organisations in accordance with company's overarching objective, strategic goals and strategies. The role includes managing the distribution of projects in production through the most appropriate platforms and to establish and develop a sound audience development strategy.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Business Development / Film and Television
  • Degree in Marketing highly advantageous
  • 5-8 years experience in Marketing / Media / Film and Television
  • 5 years management experience required

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement a commercially sound strategic partnerships strategy
  • Develop and implement a distribution strategy for the marketing and distribution of NFVF funded films
  • Manage distribution platforms and distributors
  • Manage exhibitions for the roll-out of mobile cinemas
  • Develop relationships with exhibitors and all forms of exhibitions
  • Provide expert input into distribution

Requirements:

  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong networking skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively

 

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 13 September 2020.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

VACANCY

Appointment of members to serve on the audit and risk committee

Applications are hereby invited from interested and suitably qualified persons to serve on the Audit and Risk Committee of the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) in terms of Section 76 and 77 of the Public Finance Management Act, Act No 1 of 1999 as amended and read together with Chapter 3 of Treasury Regulations.

Requirements:

  • Graduate in Accounting, Auditing, Risk Management or Information Technology
  • CA (SA), CIA or CIMA will be an added advantage
  • A qualification in ICT will be an added advantage
  • A qualification in Law will be an added advantage
  • 5 years management experience in one or more of the following fields; Accounting, Auditing and Risk Management, ICT and legal
  • 5 years management experience in dealing with Governance, Compliance and Risk Management
  • Experience serving in governance structures such as the Audit and Risk Committee or Board will be an added advantage

 

Competence and Attributes:

  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations, and other relevant legislation/policies, e.g. GRAP, National Treasury Instructions and Practice Notes
  • Knowledge of IT governance will be an advantage
  • Knowledge and understanding of the roles of Internal and External Auditors 
  • Knowledge of the audio-video industry will be an advantage

 

Key Responsibilities:

The Audit and Risk Committee is an advisory committee charged with fulfilling oversight responsibilities concerning governance, risk management, and internal control matters to assist the NFVF to achieve its strategic goals and objectives. The roles and responsibilities of the Audit and Risk Committee and consequently its members, are clearly outlined in the Audit and Risk Committee Charter and are in line with the provisions of Chapter 3 of the Treasury Regulations and King IV Report. The Audit and Risk Committee will meet at least four times a year; however, special meetings may be held.

Term of Office:

The term of the Audit and Risk Committee will be aligned with the term of the NFVF Council which is determined by the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture.

Remuneration:

The appointed members of the Audit and Risk Committee will be remunerated as per the Treasury Regulations 20.2.2 and 20.2.1.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 13 September 2020.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

VACANCIES

Position          :           Independent Executive Producer – South African Film & Television Awards (SAFTAs)

Reporting to  :           Chief Executive Officer

Duration         :           6-12 Month Contract

Job Ref           :           RECR/EP 001

The Executive Producer for the South African Film and Television Awards will take full responsibility for the execution of the SAFTAs. This will include both the logistical and creative aspects of all the elements that are involved. They will be required to represent the interests of the NFVF at all levels of the value chain, and will have to work with and guide all stakeholders through the project and production process, culminating in a live world-class awards event.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and execution of the entire awards project, including but not limited to logistics and creative aspects.
  • Establishment of a NFVF SAFTAs strategy document that lays out guidelines and operating procedures, with responsibilities, deliverables and timeframes for all involved in the execution of the NFVF SAFTAs project.
  • Oversee and manage all SAFTAs Stakeholders in conjunction with the office of the NFVF CEO, as well as the NFVF’s SAFTAs working team.
  • Work closely with the Supply Chain Manager in advising on supplier procurement processes (i.e. Tenders) as they pertain to the SAFTAs and manage all Service Providers once selected and approved by SCM processes.
  • Liaise with the NFVF SAFTAs team on the Judging Process with the aim of managing time-lines and sticking to project management deadlines.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of the Staging and Broadcast of the event.
  • Working in conjunction with the internal Marketing and Communications team, as well as the appointed external PR company, oversee the planning and execution of the Publicity and Marketing of the event.
  • Oversee the Budget for the project and ensure that the budget is strictly adhered to by all departments.
  • Work with the legal department / COO office to ensure all Contracting and Insurances are in place.
  • Coordinate with the NFVF Finance department in respect of Sponsorship and Financial controls.
  • Oversee ROI for Sponsors and Partners.
  • Coordinate with Distributors, Broadcasters and Streaming services in respect of live (and recorded) distribution of footage of the awards (Includes licensing, sales and co-ordinating sponsorship).
  • Oversee and ensure that all Service Providers, departments, stakeholders and staff adhere to agreed realistic frameworks and timelines for the entire project.
  • Weekly reporting on the status of the project to the NFVF CEO which will include but not be limited to, a Risk Assessment, the status of all Contracts, Stakeholders and Service Providers. 
  • Compilation of a report for the NFVF Council (with the NFVF CEO) for all scheduled Council meetings.
  • Complete a production risk assessment and stay abreast of all safety responsibilities.

 

 Qualification & Experience:

  • 10-15 years relevant experience in live events and outside broadcast, especially big budget award shows, entertainment shows and competitions.
  • At least three recognised credits as a Producer (Producer, Series Producer or Executive Producer) on an Award show or other entertainment show which was broadcast live to air, had a duration of at least 90 minutes and a budget in excess of R50 000.00 per minute.
  • Extensive knowledge of the film and television production industry.
  • A proven track record of managing diverse stakeholders.

 

Requirements:

  • Proven leadership skills;
  • Problems solving skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong people management skills;
  • Decision making skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Financial acumen;
  • Persuasiveness and analytical thinking;
  • Leading high performance teams;
  • Editorial Judgement.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 23 August 2020 quoting a relevant reference number.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

 

Position:                  Temp - IT Specialist

Reporting to:           IT Manager

Job Ref:                    RECR/ITS 001

The Temp – IT Specialist will ensure that computer hardware and software, as well as networks and servers work consistently and correcty. Will also be tasked to configure ICT infrastructure, ICT documentation and provide assistance to end users.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Matric certificate,
  • International MCSA, A+ & N+\IT Diploma\IT Degree a requirement,
  • A minimum of three years’ desktop support experience, 
  • At least two years’ of that should include server support and maintenance experience
  • Windows Server 2016 and System Center Suite knowledge advantageous
  • Excellent understanding of Windows Event logs and how to identify problems
  • Knowledge of backup solutions like Veeam, Windows Backup, DPM and similar applications (configuration, use and troubleshooting)
  • Experience with remote support applications and technique (e.g. VPN, RDP and Any Desk)
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory administration: creating user accounts, resetting passwords, disabling and deleting users
  • Experience with server maintenance and health checks on Windows Server
  • Experience with the configuration and administration of Office 365 & Exchange
  • Experience with logging and following up calls with external suppliers and service providers
  • Excellent knowledge of hardware components and hardware troubleshooting procedures (desktop and server)
  • Working knowledge of server hardware systems such as RAID
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft desktop operating systems and desktop software
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications e.g. Word, Outlook and Excel,
  • Good knowledge of TCP\IP networking is required
  • Good knowledge of server software and systems
  • Experience with configuring routers and wireless access points
  • Must have the ability to work after hours (on short notice) when required

 

Key Responsibilities:

Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the following:

  • Install, configure and support all Microsoft desktop and server operating systems.
  • Install, configure and support all Microsoft and other application software (desktop and server)
  • General hardware installation and troubleshooting (desktop and server)
  • General troubleshooting on all IT related equipment (Network Switches, Firewall and Routers).
  • Respond to and resolve support calls
  • Respond to and resolve support calls via remote connection (desktop and server)
  • Assist end-users telephonically
  • Remote administration of servers and workstations
  • Compile desktop and server configuration documentation
  • Execute orders and follow up service and repairs with external suppliers
  • Identify possible risks or problems and escalate to IT Manager.

Requirements:

  • An organised individual that can work unsupervised and effectively manage time and multiple tasks,
  • An analytical thinker that works methodically and always pays attention to detail,
  • An individual that always thinks before they act,
  • An individual who enjoys studying and improving their knowledge,
  • Ability to follow checklists and procedures accurately and adhere to company standards,
  • A self-starter that is able to work alone or in a team,
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain focussed,
  • A well-presented individual with excellent communication and inter-personal skills,
  • A motivated individual with a passion for technology,
  • Ability to identify, assess and solve desktop hardware and software problems innovatively,
  • An individual that enjoys completing detailed technical documentation.

 

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 19 August 2020 quoting a relevant reference number.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

 

Internship Programme

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is a statutory body set up by government to grow and develop the South African Film and Video industry.

The National Film and Video Foundation hereby invites eligible applicants to apply for internship in the following disciplines:

  • Film and Television Producing
  • Script Writing
  • Animation
  • Journalism
  • Production Engineering
  • Sound Engineering
  • Editing
  • Cinematography
  • Graphic Designing

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be South African citizens with a valid South African ID number
  • Applicants must be in possession of a Matric qualification and completed Degree/National Diploma from a recognised South African Institute
  • Applicants to submit a CV; Matric certificate; Tertiaty transcripts and qualification certificates
  • Applicants must not have participated in previous SETA sponsored internship programme
  • Applicants must not have previously had permanent employment
  • Previous work experience such as vacation work is welcomed but not a requirement

 

Applications must be submitted by email to internships@nfvf.co.za or by fax to 0862738254 no later than 17 August 2020 quoting your area of internship on the subject line.

Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks from the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful and any further correspondence will be entered with only shortlisted candidates.

 

Position:                    Temp Accountant

Reporting to:             Finance Manager

Job Ref:                     RECR/TACC/001

To provide accurate financial services support in line with National Treasury regulations, PFMA Act, PPPFA regulations and to assist the Finance Manager by executing Accountant responsibilities relating to financial reporting, processing transactions on financial systems in accordance with applicable regulation and generally recognized accounting practices (GRAP).

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree/Diploma in Accounting /Auditing, Finance Management or equivalent qualification
  • A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Completed Articles and two years post Articles experience will be an added advantage
  • Public sector experience required
  • Accounting systems experience required, knowledge of Pastel would be an added advantage
  • 3-5 year’s relevant experience in a similar role required 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with processing and reconciling of accounts payable
  • Assist with processing and reconciling of accounts receivable
  • Assist with cash flow management function and processing
  • Assist with the full functions of Asset Management
  • Assist with Preparation of information and execution of monthly payments and reconciliation
  • Assist with Preparation of management accounts, financial statements and other financial related reports
  • Provide inputs for reporting to the governance structures
  • Assist in the formulation and management of annual budgets, monitoring and budget reporting
  • Assist with all financial related administration
  • Play a key role in the preparation of Annual Financial Statements
  • Assist in resolving audit queries
  • Assist in resolving finance related queries
  • Assist in the risk management of the department
  • Provide general support and assistance to the Finance Manager

Requirements:

  • Financial Accounting skills
  • Compliance and governance skills
  • Audit and risk management skills
  • Control and monitoring skills
  • Problem solving skills

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 19 August 2020 quoting a relevant reference number.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

 

 

CLOSED VACANCIES

Position:                    Temp – General Office Assistants (x2)

Reporting to:           HR Manager

Job Ref:                     RECR/GOA 001

The two temp general office assistants will be responsible of keeping the office environment clean and sanitized at all times, whilst assisting with refreshments for meetings and general administration of office supplies.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum grade 10 schooling will be an added advantage
  • 2-3 years general office cleaning experience required
  • Exceptional people skills required

Key Responsibilities:

  • Clean all offices and meeting rooms including dry dusting of office equipment
  • Clean bathrooms and kitchen timeously to ensure a sanitary environment
  • Ensure that all common areas are cleaned, sanitized and kept tidy at all times
  • Ensure that all windows are cleaned on a regular basis
  • Provide refreshments and ensure catering is provided as required
  • Provide refreshments for meetings with staff and their stakeholders
  • Maintain a supply of coffee, tea and clean cups
  • Lay out cutlery and crockery for catering which has been organized for functions/meetings
  • Coordinate refreshments and catering for events/meetings in the evening and over the weekends as and when required
  • Escort all service providers around the NFVF office as needed
  • Report any concerns or problems regarding service providers to relevant Managers
  • Open/unlock the offices for service providers on weekends as and when required
  • Provide a list of kitchen and cleaning supplies to the Operation’s Divisional Admin Assistant for ordering
  • Sign for all cleaning material deliveries
  • Submit all receipts related to the kitchen and cleaning supplies to the Operation’s Divisional Admin Assistant for filing
  • Distribute mail to relevant staff members
  • Relieve the Receptionist when required

Requirements:

  • Must be punctual on a daily basis
  • Must be organised and be able to work unsupervised

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 28 July 2020 quoting a relevant reference number.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

 

Position:                             Head: Human Resources               

Reporting to:                   Chief Executive Officer

Job Ref:                            RECR/H-HR/001

Head of Human Resources will develop and oversee the implementation of the NFVF’s overall Human Resources strategy, and to manage the provision of professional auxiliary support services to the NFVF.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Human Resources Management, Industrial Psychology or equivalent;
  • 5-8 years of experience at a senior management level, or 10-12 years of experience in a Human Resources Generalist role;
  • Knowledge of public sector governance frameworks;
  • Membership to a professional association desirable;
  • Solid knowledge of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Employment Equity Act, Labour Relations Act and Skills Development Act.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, communicate and implement an appropriate Human Resources strategy aligned to the overall mandate and strategy of the NFVF;
  • Develop, communicate and implement Human Resources systems and processes, as indicated above;
  • Manage NFVF’s auxillary services;
  • Prepare and implement the Department’s input into the NFVF’s annual performance plan;
  • Develop and execute the Departments operational plan that’s aligned to the annual performance plan;
  • Manage the Department’s budget in compliance with NFVF policies and relevant legislation;
  • Create a conducive working environment to motivate team and foster teamwork and high performance culture within the NFVF;
  • Create, manage culture interventions for the organisation, to track and improve staff engagement;
  • Be abreast of labour policies and ensure the HR policy is updated accordingly;
  • Develop and manage succession plans for the organisation based on an updated skills audit for the organisation in its entirety;
  • Develop, implement and maintain training interventions for the organisation and suggest interventions accordingly;
  • Develop a framework for working closely with Unions for the betterment of employees;
  • Ensure critical work-life balances as offered by wellness services are implemented;
  • Assist all Senior Managers with creating high performance teams;
  • Actively manage the NFVF’s rewards strategy.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in either Human Resources or Industrial Psychology;
  • Exceptional people management skills;
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Practical knowledge of the Public Sector;
  • Financial management and financial awareness;
  • Experience in strategic stakeholder management.

 

 

Position:                    Funding  Administration Manager             

Reporting to:            Head: Industry Development

Job Ref:                      RECR/FAM/001

The  Funding Administrator role is an integral part of the NFVF’s applications and funding value chain.  The main aims of the role are to advise and work closely with Program Managers (both fiction and non fiction) in the active management of budgets and contracts. The role will also support the Training team in making optimal use of budgets, outreach work as well as creating a database of all NFVF funded projects and recepients of grants.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification in Business Administration/Production Management or similar;
  • 5-6 years experience in Production/ Administration, 3 of which should be in a Management position;
  • Solid knowledge of the film and television industry;
  • Proven track record of managing teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and review NFVF applications processes by ensuring alignment with relevant policies and procedures to ensure that application process is seamless;
  • Monitor and ensure continuous improvement of the on-line application system, including the annual management of licenses;
  • Create and manage the NFVF’s data management system of all current and previous beneficiaries;
  • Create and manage an online portal of skilled industry professionals funded by the NFVF;
  • Manage and oversee any additional Creative Skillset and special projects  as and when required;
  • Manage industry feedback of all applications, evaluation process and any other related queries;
  • Manage the compilation of appeals on all projects, as well as response times and attend to queries timeously;
  • Compile comprehensive  financial reports to Council on application analysis trends, funding patterns and demographics, as well as funding;
  • Review and edit feedback notes for all funded projects;
  • Manage P&D and Marketing funding contracts;
  • Manage monthly reporting and DAC quarterly reporting;
  • Manage the appeals register and the resolution of cases timeously as well as respond  to  funding queries.

Requirements:

  • Analytical and problem solving ability;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong people management skills;
  • Decision making skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Practical knowledge of the Public Sector;
  • Financial Awareness.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculumn vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za no later than 10 May 2020 quoting a relevant reference number.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

 

FY 19/20

Position:                     Audit Committee Member 

Applications are hereby invited from interested and suitably qualified persons to serve on the Audit Committee of the National Film and Video Foundation in terms of Section 76 and 77 of the Public Finance Management Act, Act No 1 of 1999 as amended read together with Chapter 3 of Treasury Regulations.

Requirements:

  • Post Graduate in Accounting, Auditing, Risk Management or CA (SA), CIA, CIMA / Post Graduate degree in Information Technology / Qualified Attorney or Lawyer
  • MBA or MCom will be an added advantage
  • Masters in ICT will be added advantage
  • Masters in Law will be added advantage
  • 5 years management experince in the following fields; Accountung, Auditing and Risk Management
  • 5 years management experience in the legal field and dealing with Governance, Compliance and Risk Management
  • 3 years experience serving in governance structures like Audit Committee or Board is required

 

Competence and Attributes:

  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations, and other relevant legislation/policies, e.g. GRAP, National Treasury Instructions and Practice Notes
  • Knowledge and understanding of the roles of Internal and External Auditors 

 

Key Responsibilities:

The Audit Committee is an advisory committee charged with fulfilling oversight responsibilities with regard to governance, risk management, and internal control matters to assist the department to achieve its strategic goals and objectives. The roles and responsibilities of the Audit Committee and consequently its members are clearly outlined in the Audit Committee Charter and are in line with the provisions of Chapter 3 of Treasury Regulations. Regulations and King IV Report. The Audit Committee will meet at least four times a year, however, special meetings may be held.

 

Remuneration:

The non-official members of the Audit Committee are remunerated in accordance with Treasury Regulations 20.2.2 and 20.2.1 for official members willing to serve on the Audit Committee.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 13 October 2019.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

 

Position:                      Environment, Health & Safety Officer 

Duration:                     5-month contract (based on the project period)

Remuneration:            Market Related

Reporting to:              Project Manager 

Location:                     Eastern Cape Local Content Hub, 33 Church Street, Quigney, East London  

Job Ref:                       ECFH/0001 

The NFVF in partnership with the Eastern Cape Development Corporation and the Cortex Hub have established an Eastern Cape Film Hub with the strategic goal to increase access to production facilities and to create sustainable platforms for the production of film and television.

The Health & Safety Officer will develop and oversee the implementation of all health and safety documents, and processes, as well as ensuring effective Health & Safety operations on the construction site of the Film Hub.

Requirements:           

  • Have experience of working as a Health, Safety and Environment Coordinator or Officer
  • Basic knowledge in Healthcare issues
  • Basic knowledge of Environment issues
  • Be in possession of a driver’s license 
  • Be open to work unfixed hours as and when required
  • To be based on construction site on a full-time basis

 

Key Responsibilities: 

The incumbent will be required to undertake the following duties and activities:

  • Prepare and document a health and safety specification for the construction work, and provide the contractor with the same
  • Promptly provide the principal contractor and his or her agent with any information which might affect the health and safety of any person at work carrying out construction work
  • Ensure that each principal contractor is appointed in writing for the project or part thereof on a construction site
  • Take reasonable steps to ensure that each principal contractor’s health and safety plan as determined in sub regulation 5(1) is implemented and maintained on the construction site: Provided that the steps taken, shall include periodic audits at intervals mutually agreed upon between the client and principal contractor, but at least once every month
  • Stop any contractor from executing construction work which is not in accordance with the principal contractor’s health and safety plan contemplated in sub regulation 5(1) for the site or which poses to be a threat to the health and safety of persons
  • Ensure that where changes are brought about, sufficient health and safety information and appropriate resources are made available to the principal contractor to execute the work safely
  • Ensure that every principal contractor is registered and in good standing with the compensation fund or with a licensed compensation insurer prior to work commencing on site
  • Ensure that the principal contractor has made provision for the cost of health and safety measures during the construction process
  • Ensure that the client discusses and negotiates with the principal contractor the contents of the health and safety plan contemplated in sub regulation 5(1) and thereafter finally approve the health and safety plan for implementation
  • Make sure that a copy of the principal contractor’s health and safety plan is available on request to an employee, inspector or other contractor
  • Ensure that the principal contractor has the necessary competencies and resources to carry out the work safely
  • Ensure that as agent the client has appointed him/her to act as his or her representative and where such an appointment is made, the responsibilities as are imposed by the regulations upon a client, shall as far as reasonably practicable apply to the appointment
  • The Health and safety officer shall have the necessary competencies and resources to perform the duties imposed on a client by the regulations
  • Monitor that the contractor’s health and safety representatives perform their duties, which include:
    • Review the effectiveness of the health and safety measures, identify potential hazards and major incidents, examine causes of incidents (in collaboration with his employer, the Contractor), investigate complaints by employees relating to health and safety at work,  make representations to the employer (Contractor) or inspector on general matters affecting the health and safety of employees, inspect the workplace, plant, machinery etc. on a regular base, to participate in consultations with inspectors and to attend meetings of the health and safety committee.
    • Provide reports on regular basis
    • Carry out task assigned by the Project Manager or delegated person
    • Coordinate activities on Site with regards to Heath, Safety and Environment, Accident and incident inquiries;
    • Monitor of environment management plan implementation and compliance
    • Training of small contractors / labour in respect to Environment, Health and Safety in the Work Environment, if required
    • Advising the Project Manager on any issues, claims and do follow-ups on cases opened
    • Liaise with the Project Manager on Health and Safety and Environment issues.

 

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 13 September 2019 at 12h00 quoting a relevant reference number.

Interview Date:      17 September 2019 in East London

Enquiries:         Thobela Mayinje – 011 483 0880 / thobelam@nfvf.co.za


Position:                     Chief Financial Officer

Duration:                    5 year fixed term contract

Reporting to:              Chief Executive Officer

Job Ref:                      RECR/CFO 001

The Chief Financial Officer will develop and oversee the implementation of the financial processes and systems, ensuring effective financial management of the National Film and Video Foundation in line with PMFA and Treasury Regulations.

Qualifications: 

  • Bcom Hons with articles or CA(SA)
  • Membership to a professional association desirable
  • 10 years’ experience at senior management

Key Responsibilities:

Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the following:

  • Conduct annual strategic planning of finance according to the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF)
  • Develop financial strategy and give input into the organisational strategy
  • Oversee and lead in the development and monitoring of the implementation of finance policies and procedures in line with PFMA and Treasury Regulations to ensure compliance
  • Develop and implement a fundraising strategy to raise additional funding together with the Marketing and Production departments
  • Develop, implement and maintain the financial systems of the organisation
  • Prepare all aspects of the annual operating budget and Annul Financial Statements in accordance with Generally Recognised Accounting Principle (GRAP)
  • Manage internal controls and establish and maintain a risk management system
  • Manage the submission of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Manage annual external audits and dealing with the Auditor Genereal (AG)
  • Manage the Supply Chain Management of the organisation to comply with Treasury Regulations
  • Provide reports to the CEO, Audit Committee and NFVF Council
  • Provide support to internal stakeholders i.e. NFVF Employees; Audit Committee; NFVF Council and Internal Auditors
  • Provide support to key external stakeholders i.e. Department of Arts and Culture (DAC); Auditor General (AG) and the South African Film Industry
  • Manage staff and administer performance management for all direct reports

Requirements:

  • Must have sound financial management, strategic leadership, budget and treasury experience
  • Must have good knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA), National Treasury guidelines as well as other relevant prescripts within the public sector 
  • Indepth knowledge of risk management practice 
  • Practical knowledge of the auditing environment will be an added advantage 
  • Knowledge and experience the film industry would be an added advantage 
  • Demonstrate high intergrity and honesty 
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems 
  • Strong leadership and organizational skil


The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in November 2020 has been extended
Short list nomination of candidates to serve as members on the NFVF council
Call for medium-length documentary films
Canada-South Africa Co-Development Incentive for Television Projects 2020
Invitation for South African filmmakers to submit films for the 93rd Oscars International Feature Film category