Administration and Corporate Management


Purpose: 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 programme currently comprises the following sub-programmes:

  • Ministry
  • Management
  • Corporate Services
  • The Office of the Chief Financial Officer
  • Human Resources
  • Communications
  • Strategic Planning
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Security and Facilities
  • Information Management and Technology
  • Internal Audit
  • Office of the Minister
  • Office of the Deputy Minister
  • Corporate Services is responsible for:
Office of the Director-General/Management

Which provides technical support enabling Government to optimally exercise governance and performance over the portfolio of State Owned Companies (SOCs).

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Which provides effective and efficient financial management services to ensure compliance with various legislation, including the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No 1 of 1999) and Treasury Regulations.

Strategic Human Resources & Office Management

Which assist line management to implement operational excellence and develop the human capital potential in the Department. Further provides a safe and secure environment and internal administration and facilities services to internal customers.

Communications, Marketing & ICT

Which reposition the DPE as a strong shareholder department; make the DPE brand relevant and meaningful to ordinary South Africans; provide impactful media relations and media communication; and improve employee engagement. Further provides information technology services and applications as strategic tools for business enablement, including comprehensive records management, knowledge management, library and information services.

Strategic Management

Which coordinates, manages and oversees outcomes-based performance reporting of the Department; implements performance monitoring and evaluation processes for individual programmes and business units as a mechanism for measuring the delivery of strategic objectives; and reports to various stakeholders.

Internal Audit

Which provides independent and objective assurance and consulting on internal audit services to add value and improve the Department’s operations; and assists the Department to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.