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Provides strategic management, direction and administrative support to the Department, which enables the Department to meet its strategic objectives.

Programme Overview

The programme includes the Ministry, the Office of the Director-General and Support Services.

The following units fall under Programme 1

The programme is currently made up of the following sub-programmes: Ministry, Management, Corporate Services, Chief Financial Officer, Human Resources, Communications, Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Inter-Governmental and Stakeholder Relations, Internal Audit and Offi ce Accommodation.

  • Office of the Director-General
    is responsible for Corporate Management.

Corporate Services is responsible for:

  • Security and Facilities Management

          - Provide a safe and secure environment and internal administration and facilities services to internal

  • Information Management and Technology
    - IT infrastructure and support, Records Management and Library Services.

  • Office of the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for Financial Management Services to ensure compliance with the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No 1 of 1999) and Treasury Regulations; and effi cient and effective supply chain management services.

  • Human Resources
    - is responsible for assisting line management to implement operational excellence and developing the Human Capital potential in the department.

  • Communications
    - is responsible for repositioning the DPE as an activist shareholder; make the DPE brand relevant and meaningful to ordinary South Africans; impact media relations and media communication; and improve employee engagement.

  • Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
    - is responsible for co-ordination, management and oversight of outcomes based performance reporting
    of the Department; implementation of performance monitoring and evaluation processes for individual
    programmes and business units as a mechanism for measuring delivery of our strategic objectives; and
    reporting to various stakeholders.

  • Inter-Governmental and Stakeholder Relations
    - is responsible for coordination, support and provision of advice to the Minister, Deputy Minister, Director-General and the Department on matters related to the Intergovernmental, International and Stakeholder Relations.

  • Internal Audit
    - is responsible for the preparation of a three year strategic and a one year internal audit plan based on its assessment of key risks for the Department, in consultation with and for approval by the Audit Committee.

  • Office Accommodation
    is for the devolution of funds from the Department of Public Works for the DPE premises.