directorate human resource acquisition
Vision & Mission


The DOD adheres to the open employment system, therefore all vacancies in the DOD have to be advertised before they can be filled. This system emphasizes the need for the DOD to apply an efficient Recruitment, Selection and Appointment process, in order to meet its human resource requirement. The DOD marketing recruitment selection and appointment processes are properly integrated/aligned with the organizational and equity strategy of the entire DOD.

All recruits undergo a pre-selection process and those that are successful are then subjected to a selection process and finally an appointment into the DOD in a transparent, consistent and fair manner. On the whole, all the annual recruitment targets send to D HR ACQ from the different Services/Divisions are in line with the DODís Equity Plan and Requirements.