OFFICE OF THE MINISTER

PURPOSE:

TO OVERSEE THE OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS TO DELIVER SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC ACCORDING TO THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH AFRICA

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The overseeing of DHA Immigration Services operations in line with the Immigration Act of 2002.
  2. The overseeing of DHA Civic Services according the Acts and Regulations
  3. The overseeing management of Corporate Services operations in line with the Public Service Act of 2016

   KEY STAFF:

  • DEPUTY MINISTER
  • 2 Special Advisors
  • Chief of Staff
  • Chairperson of the Refugee Appeals Board
  • Chairperson of SCRA

 

> OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY MINISTER

PURPOSE:

TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO THE MINISTER ON THE OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS TO DELIVER SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC ACCORDING TO THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH AFRICA

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The provision of 2nd line support on media liaison to the Executing Authority (EA)
  2. The overseeing of Parliamentary/ Cabinet/ and other Legislative structures and community outreach services to support the EA.
  3. The overseeing of administrative services in the office of the EA
  4. The overseeing the provision of secretariat support to the EA

  KEY STAFF:

  • Head of Office
  • Deputy Director: Parliamentary and Cabinet Support
  • Community Outreach Officer

 

> MINISTER'S SPECIAL ADVISORS

PURPOSE:

TO MANAGE LEGAL SERVICES IN THE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTING AUTHORITY

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The provision of professional and legal advice and support to the Executing Authority
  2. The provision of leadership and strategic direction in the division.
  3. The provision of co-ordinate legal strategies to obtain maximum impact on the Executive Authority’s service delivery 4.The provision of the development and implementation of draft contracts and memoranda in line with the legislation, regulations, policies in the Ministry

 

> OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF

PURPOSE:

TO MANAGE THE OFFICE OF THE MINISTER AND RENDER SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY (EA)

FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide media liaison services to the EA
  2. Manage and coordinate matters emanating from Parliamentary/ Cabinet/ and other Legislative structures and community outreach services.
  3. Manage the administrative activities in the office of the EA
  4. Provide secretariat support service to the EA

 KEY STAFF:

  • Community Outreach Officer
  • Media Liaison Officer
  • Parliamentary Officer

 

> REFUGEE APPEALS BOARD

PURPOSE:

TO OVERSEE CONSISTENCIES AND FAIRNESS ON PROCEDURES AND PROCESSES OF DETERMINING APPEALS AND APPLICATIONS OF THE REFUGEE ACT. NO 130 OF 1998.

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The provision of strategic direction on Refugee Appeal Authority according to the Refugee Act of 1998
  2. The management and monitoring of the Refugee Appeal Board.
  3. The provision of continuous reviewing, monitoring and make fair decisions on applications of manifestly unfounded appeals in Refugee Centres.

KEY STAFF:

  • Chairperson
  • 47 Board Members
  • Deputy Director: Refugee Appeal Authority
  • Assistant Director: Refugee Appeal Authority
  • 2 Legal Administrative Officers
  • 6 Case Workers
  • Senior Researcher
  • 4 Senior Admin Officers
  • Chief Admin Clerk
  • 18 Administration Clerks

 

> STANDING COMMITTEE FOR REFUGEE REVIEW (SCRA)

PURPOSE:

TO OVERSEE AND REVIEW DECISIONS MADE IN REFUGEE CENTRES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ALL RELEVANT LEGAL INSTRUMENTS

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The provision of assessment and reviewing of decision taken by the Refugee Appeal Board.
  2. The provision of continuous quality of decisions by reviewing and monitoring applications of manifestly unfounded appeals in Refugee Centres.

KEY STAFF:

  • Chairperson
  • Deputy Director: Refugee Review Committee
  • 4 Committee Members
  • Assistant Director: Refugee Review Committee
  • Legal Administrative Officer
  • 3 Senior Administrative Officers
  • Chief Administration Clerk
  • 8 Administration Clerks

 


OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL

PURPOSE:

TO PROVIDE STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AND DIRECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT AND ENSURE THE EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT, INTEGRATION AND IMPACT OF PROGRAMMES WITHIN THE PORTFOLIO OF THE MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The regulating and overseeing of the provision of enabling documents and Citizenship in line with Civic Services Regulations
  2. The overseeing of management and execution of immigration services in line with Immigration and Refugee Acts.
  3. The ensuring of integrated Finance and Supply Chain Management in line with PFMA and Treasury Regulations.
  4. The overseeing the management of the utilisation of Information Services operations according to State of Information Technology Act and Information Technology Infrastructure Library ( ITIL).
  5. The overseeing the management of Human Resource Management and Development in line with relevant Regulatory Framework.
  6. The overseeing the management of Institutional Planning though integrated communication channels, legal services to achieve the strategic objectives of the Department.
  7. The overseeing of management of foreign offices to provided effective services in foreign countries
  8. The providing of strategic support to the Minister and Deputy Minister on Departmental matters and policies.
  9. The overseeing of management of Refugee Appeal Board and Review Committee in line with Immigration Services Act

KEY STAFF:

  • DIRECTOR - GENERAL
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: Chief Audit Executive
    • Assistant Director
  • DIRECTOR: Functional Support
    • Deputy Director: Functional Support
    • Project Manager
    • Deputy Director: Central Secretariat
    • Assistant Director: Central Secretariat
    • Assistant: Administration
    • 3 Senior Administrative Officers
    • 5 Administration Clerks

 

> CHIEF AUDIT EXECUTIVE

PURPOSE:

TO PROVIDE AN INDEPENDENT OBJECTIVE AUDIT ASSURANCE AND CONSULTING SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT

FUNCTIONS:

  1. Conduct audit to Support, Performance and Special Audits (Corporate Audit).
  2. Conduct Operations audits.
  3. Perform of Information Services (IS) related audits.
  4. Perform audits relating to core business operations.

KEY STAFF:

  • DIRECTOR: IMMIGRATION AUDIT
  • DIRECTOR: AUDIT OPERATIONS AND SUPPORT
  • DIRECTOR: CIVICS SERVICES AUDIT
  • DIRECTOR: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDIT
  • DIRECTOR: CORPORATE SERVICES AUDITS

 

> DIRECTORATE: IMMIGRATION AUDIT

PURPOSE:

TO PERFORM AUDITS RELATING TO IMS, CIVIC SERVICES

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The conducting of National Immigration audits.
  2. The conducting of audit to all departmental change related operations.

KEY STAFF:

  • Director
  • 3 Deputy Directors
  • 3 Assistant Directors
  • 4 Senior Internal Auditors

 

> DIRECTORATE: AUDIT OPERATIONS AND SUPPORT

PURPOSE:

TO PROVIDE OPERATIONAL SUPPORT TO AUDIT SERVICES

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The ensuring of Internal Audit work is quality assured and staff is adequately trained.
  2. The provision of reporting and audit systems support.
  3. The provision of findings, assurance and co-ordination of all activities relating to Audit committee.

KEY STAFF:

  • Director
  • 2 Deputy Directors
  • Specialist
  • Administration Clerk

 

> DIRECTORATE: CIVICS SERVICES AUDIT

PURPOSE:

TO PERFORM AUDITS RELATING TO CIVIC SERVICES

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The conducting of Civic Services audits.
  2. The conducting of audit to all departmental change related operations.

KEY STAFF:

  • Director
  • 6 Deputy Directors
  • 9 Assistant Directors
  • 9 Senior Internal Auditors

 

> DIRECTORATE: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDIT

PURPOSE:

TO MANAGE PROVINCIAL FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL AUDITS

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The overseeing of financial and operational audits in all provincial offices.
  2. The reviewing of operations with regards to safeguarding of assets, compliance to regulations, accomplishment of objectives, reliability of information and effectiveness of operations.

KEY STAFF:

  • Director
  • 3 Deputy Directors
  • 3 Assistant Directors
  • 2 Senior Internal Auditors

 

> DIRECTORATE: CORPORATE SERVICES AUDITS

PURPOSE:

TO CONDUCT SUPPORT, PERFORMANCE AND SPECIAL AUDITS

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The conducting of audits on the economical, effective and efficient utilisation of resources.
  2. The conducting of audits relating to Financial and Operational processes to central support functions.
  3. The conducting of special audits into the operations of the Department.

KEY STAFF:

  • Director
  • Secretary
  • 4 Deputy Directors
  • 5 Assistant Directors
  • 4 Senior Internal Auditors

 


BRANCH: CIVIC SERVICES

PURPOSE:

TO REGULATE AND OVERSEE THE PROVISION OF ENABLING DOCUMENTS AND CITIZENSHIP

FUNCTIONS:

  1. Oversee the back office processes
  2. Provision of operational oversight to the provinces in the provisioning of enabling documents and citizenship
  3. Provision of strategic support to the Civic Services branch

KEY STAFF:

  • DEPUTY DIRECTOR - GENERAL
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: BACK OFFICE ID PROCESSING
    • DIRECTOR: PREPARATION
    • DIRECTOR: FINGERPRINT VERIFICATION
    • DIRECTOR: APPLICATION PROCESSING
    • DIRECTOR: COMPLETION & DISPATCHING
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: BACK OFFICE STATUS SERVICES
    • DIRECTOR: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS
    • DIRECTOR: DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT(NPR)
    • DIRECTOR: TRAVEL DOCUMENTS & CITIZENSHIP
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: CIVIC SERVICES SUPPORT
    • DIRECTOR: OPERATIONAL SUPPORT
    • DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
  • 9 PROVINCIAL MANAGERS

 


BRANCH: IMMIGRATION SERVICES

PURPOSE:

TO MANAGE THE EXECUTION OF THE IMMIGRATION OPERATIONS AND REFUGEES ACTS

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The co-ordination and rendering of support for the foreign offices.
  2. The monitoring, evaluation and controlling of the permit functions, visas and large accounts activities
  3. The strengthening of Ports of Entry and Border throughout the country.
  4. The enforcement of compliance with Immigration Act , Refugees Acts and the management of holding facilities
  5. The provision of reception for asylum seekers in terms of the Refugees Act 6. The management and coordination of Immigration Services activities at different Provinces.
  6. The provision of support for the Immigration Services branch

KEY STAFF:

  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: INTERNATIONAL SERVICES
    • DIRECTOR: INTERNATIONAL GOVERNANCE
    • DIRECTOR: FOREIGN COORDINATION
  • CHIEFDIRECTOR: PERMITS
    • DIRECTOR: CENTRAL ADJUDICATION
    • DIRECTOR: CORPORATE ACCOUNTS
    • DIRECTOR: FUNCTIONAL SERVICES
    • DIRECTOR: APPEALS
  • CHIEFDIRECTOR: PORT CONTROL
    • DIRECTOR: PORTS OF ENTRY
    • DIRECTOR: AIRLINE LIAISON
    • DIRECTOR: OPERATIONAL SUPPORT
    • DIRECTOR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    • DEPUTY DIRECTOR - KING SHAKA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    • DEPUTY DIRECTOR - CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    • 9 DEPUTY DIRECTORS - PROVINCIAL PORTS OF ENTRY
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: INSPECTORATE
    • DIRECTOR: DEPORTATIONS
    • DIRECTOR: CENTRAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE: ASYLUM SEEKER AND REFUGEES
    • DIRECTOR: BUSINESS OPERATIONAL SUPPORT
    • DIRECTOR: STAKEHOLDERS MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTOR: INFORMATION AND CO- OPERATION MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTOR: REPATRIATION AND INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT
    • 5 MANAGERS - REFUGEE RECEPTION CENTRES
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: IMMIGRATION SERVICES SUPPORT
    • DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

 


BRANCH: FINANCE AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

PURPOSE:

TO PROVIDE STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP IN THE PROVISION OF INTEGRATED FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS TO THE DEPARTMENT

FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provision of management accounting services
  2. Ensure sound supply chain Management systems and processes 3.Ensure effective management of DHA assets
  3. Provision of financial accounting services
  4. Develop and oversee implementation of revenue framework procedures and monitoring of revenue collection
  5. Oversee effective provisioning of facilities management
  6. Management of the internal and external audit executed by the Office of the Auditor-General.

KEY STAFF:

  • CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE: PROPERTY, EXPENDITURE AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
  • DIRECTORATE: PROPERTY AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT 1
  • DIRECTORATE: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
  • DIRECTORATE: EXPENDITURE MANAGEMENT
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE: SUPPLY CHAIN AND ASSET MANAGEMENT
  • DIRECTORATE: DEMAND AND ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT(SCM)
  • DIRECTORATE: LOGISTICS AND DISPOSALS
  • DIRECTORATE: FLEET AND ASSET MANAGEMENT
  • DIRECTORATE: REVENUE MANAGEMENT
  • DIRECTORATE: BUDGETMANAGEMENT

 


BRANCH: INFORMATION SERVICES

PURPOSE:

TO PROVIDE STRATEGIC DIRECTION ON INFORMATION SERVICES OPERATIONS TO MEET THE DEPARTMENT STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

Functions:

  1. The provisioning of strategic direction on IS Governance and Special Initiatives and IT Operations
  2. The provisioning of strategic direction on IS infrastructure, Applications Management and IT Service Management operations
  3. The provisioning of strategic direction in all IT Finances in line with Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations
  4. The provisioning of strategic direction, leadership and ensure the IS repositioning

KEY STAFF:

  • Chief Information Officer
    • DIRECTORATE: IS FINANCE
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE: INFORMATION SERVICES GOVERNANCE
    • DIRECTORATE: ENTREPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • SUB-DIRECTORATE: IS RISK AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTORATE: STRATEGIC IS ALIGNMENT
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE: APPLICATION MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTORATE: SOLUTIONS DELIVERY
    • DIRECTORATE: APPLICATIONS MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT
    • DIRECTORATE: BUSINESS ANALYSIS
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE: INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTORATE: DATA CENTRE OPERATIONS
    • DIRECTORATE: NETWORKS
    • TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIALIST
    • DIRECTORATE: IS SECURITY
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE: IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTORATE: SERVICE SUPPORT MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTORATE: SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTORATE: PROVINCIAL IT SUPPORT
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE: SPECIAL INITIATIVES

 


BRANCH: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

PURPOSE:

TO PROVIDE A STRATEGIC AND TRANSFORMED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The overseeing the management of Human Resources strategies and plans the alignment of the organisational structure to the departmental strategic objectives
  2. The ensuring of a responsive People Management service appropriate to the departmental defined best practice and providing a platform from holistic to support the employee needs.
  3. The provision of a platform for sound Employee Engagement ensuring that departmental practices are legislatively correct and employee sensitive.
  4. The overseeing of quality and information management strategies
  5. The overseeing the management of learning and development strategies

KEY STAFF:

  • DEPUTY DIRECTOR - GENERAL
    • DEPUTY DIRECTOR: FINANCE AND ADMIN
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: HR STRATEGY & PLANNING
    • DIRECTOR: ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    • DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING
    • DIRECTOR: CHANGE MANAGEMENT
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTOR: PEOPLE ACQUISITION
    • DIRECTOR: PEOPLE BENEFITS
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
    • DIRECTOR: LABOUR RELATIONS
    • DIRECTOR: TRANSFORMATION AND GENDER
    • DIRECTOR: EMPLOYEE WELLNESS
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
    • DIRECTOR: LEARNING PROVISIONING
    • DIRECTOR: PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT
    • DIRECTOR: KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

 


BRANCH: COUNTER CORRUPTION AND SECURITY SERVICES

PURPOSE:

TO PREVENT AND COMBAT CORRUPTION IN ORDER TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE INTEGRITY AND SECURITY OF THE DEPARTMENT

FUNCTIONS:

  1. The conducting of physical security and vetting to all departmental personnel as well as contractors.
  2. The management of Counter Corruption strategies, including intelligence, counter intelligence processing, dissemination and investigations in the Department.
  3. The development and implementation of security measures in the Department.
  4. The investigation and analysis of all irregular and unlawful conduct or breaches in the Department
  5. The ensuring of operational efficiency of the Counter Corruption and Security Services.

KEY STAFF:

  • DEPUTY DIRECTOR - GENERAL
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: SECURITY SERVICES
    • DIRECTOR: PHYSICAL SECURITY
    • DIRECTOR: INFORMATION SECURITY
    • DIRECTOR: SECURITY SERVICES MISSIONS
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: PREVENTION AND ANALYSIS
    • DIRECTOR: COLLECTION
    • DIRECTOR: ANALYSIS
    • DIRECTOR: PREVENTION
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: INVESTIGATIONS
    • DIRECTOR: INTERNAL HOTLINE
    • DIRECTOR: INVESTIGATIONS (EXTERNAL LIAISON)
    • DIRECTOR: DIRECTORATE: INVESTIGATIONS (HEAD OFFICE)
  • DIRECTOR: SPECIAL OPERATIONS
  • DIRECTOR: VETTING

 


BRANCH: INSTITUTIONAL PLANNING AND SUPPORT

PURPOSE:

TO MANAGE AND COORDINATE OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT PROCESSES

FUNCTIONS:

  1. Plan and coordinate Departmental strategic planning processes
  2. Develop DHA footprint and channel strategy to improve service delivery
  3. Monitor, evaluate and report on Departmental performance against strategy
  4. Ensure the provision of legal services to the Department
  5. Ensure Provision of research and statistical analysis to the Department
  6. Provision of policy and legislative review to the Department
  7. Provision of contact centre services to the Department and external clients

KEY STAFF:

  • DEPUTY DIRECTOR - GENERAL
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: LEGAL SERVICE
    • DIRECTOR: DRAFTING
    • DIRECTOR: LITIGATION
    • DIRECTOR: CONTRACTS
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: STRATEGY AND INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
    • DIRECTOR: PLANNING
    • DIRECTOR: POLICY DEVELOPMENT
    • DIRECTOR: MONITORING AND EVALUATION
    • DIRECTOR: RESEARCH MANAGEMENT
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: SECTOR COLLABORATION
    • DIRECTOR: INTEGRATED GOVERNANCE
  • CHIEF STATISTICAL OFFICER
  • CHIEF DIRECTOR: COMMUNICATION SERVICES
    • DIRECTOR: CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
    • DIRECTOR: CLIENT AND STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
    • DIRECTOR: MEDIA RELATIONS
    • DIRECTOR: CONTENT MANAGEMENT
  • DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
  • DIRECTOR: HOME AFFAIRS CONTACT CENTRE
  • DIRECTOR: FOOTPRINT DEVELOPMENT
  • DIRECTOR: RECORDS AND ARCHIVES MANAGEMENT
  • DIRECTOR: RISK MANAGEMENT