What Is SITA? Meaning, Registration, and Online Application Process

SITA is a South African organization that maximizes Information Communication Technology as a strategic resource for the government.

The organization, which was established in 1999, serves to organize and optimize the Information technology resources of the state. It aims to save cost and improve delivery capacity and interoperability. This organization is the bedrock of South Africa’s IT. Learn more about it in detail below.

What Is SITA?

SITA is a scheduled 3A private company that has the government as its only stakeholder and client. It mobilizes and delivers IT services in the most cost-effective way for the government. SITA also uses Information Technology resources to assist the government in the delivery of e-government services to the public. The organization works for and with the SA government to deliver services to its citizens using the best IT practices.

The organization believes that the socio-economic state of the nation can be improved greatly through ICT. It works to make progress with the government by impacting the lives of the people. The achievements of the company are measured through measurable public service and delivery interventions. It is important to note that SITA is an abbreviation of the company’s full name.

SITA Meaning

The acronym SITA is a short form for the full name of the same organization, which is State Information Technology Agency SOC Ltd., and it has thousands of employees – between 1001 and 5000. Their vision is to be the lead ICT agency to enable public sector delivery, while their vision is to render an efficient and value-added ICT service to the public sector in a secure, cost-effective, and integrated manner, contributing to citizen convenience.

SITA Registration

The process of registration on the SITA website is straightforward. To have access to e-services provided through the government agency, all you need to do is to register with them by filling out their registration form, which can be seen on their website eservices.gov.za

  • Firstly, you are required to provide your details. This includes your first name and surname (the other two names are optional), ID number (for South African citizens), and passport number.
  • Next, provide your correct contact details. This stage primarily includes your cellphone number or landline and your email address. It is important that you provide your correct phone or landline number, one that you can receive calls or SMS with it. Similarly, the email address should also be one you receive and send emails from.
  •  Step three of the SITA registration process requires that you provide your correct home or residential address details. This may be the suburb, township, or village where you stay. It is important that this address should be an existing one with verifiable landmarks.
  • After that, you will have to provide a password consisting of at least eight characters. The characters must include at least one of each of the following; upper case, lower case, number, and special character.
  • The last phase of the SITA registration process is verifying the applicant’s registration. As a SITA  applicant who has duly and correctly completed the registration, you will be provided with a unique SITA verification code which you are expected to type correctly into the space provided on the registration portal. After this is done, click on the “Register” button and allow the registration process to complete.
  • You registration will automatically be processed and vetted so long as you type in the correct SITA registration verification code, which is unique to you.
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SITA Online Application

The organization regularly recruits South Africans who are seeking jobs. Vacancies are often published online, and any qualified candidate can apply. To apply for a job in the organization, carefully follow the steps outlined below:

  • Start by creating a personal account on the e-government portal eservices.gov.za and fill in the necessary details as explained above.
  • Next, log in to your account with the username and password you provided during registration.
  • When you have successfully logged in, select the “e-Recruitment  (citizens)” service from the list of services available.
  • Select the “My profile” option on the left.
  • Update your profile as required.
  • Next, select “Browse Jobs” within the menu on the left side of the screen.
  • View the available vacancies and fill out the application form with the correct information. It is important that you select a position for which you are qualified and have the necessary experience.
  • Cross-check your information to ensure they are correct, then click on the “Submit” button and wait for the process to complete.
  • It is advisable that you print out your application form after completing the process. This way, you have it handy when the need arises.

SITA Contact Details

If you need to make inquiries, you can contact the Agency’s customer service via any of the following details:

  • Postal: PO Box 26100, Monument Park, 0105
  • Physical: 459 Tsitsa Street, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria
  • Tel: 012 482 3000
  • Fax: 012 367 5151
  • Web: www.sita.co.za

Other persons that you can contact within the Agency are;

Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Luvuyo Keyise

  • Postal Address: PO Box 26100, Monument Park, 0105
  • Street Address: SITA Head Office, 459 Tsitsa Street, Erasmuskloof, PRETORIA
  • Phone: 012 482 3321

Personal Assistant: Ms. Vutomi Magamana

  • Postal Address: PO Box 26100, Monument Park, 0105
  • Street Address: SITA Head Office, 459 Tsitsa Street, Erasmuskloof, PRETORIA
  • Phone: 012 482 3000
  • Cell: 082 998 0074
  • Email: [email protected]

Head of Corporate Communication: Ms. Anthea Summers

  • Postal Address: PO Box 26100, Monument Park, 0105
  • Street Address: SITA Head Office, 459 Tsitsa Street, Erasmuskloof, PRETORIA
  • Phone: 012 482 3197

Company Secretary: Ms. Vuyokazi Xaxa

  • Postal Address: PO Box 26100, Monument Park, 0105
  • Street Address: SITA Head Office, 459 Tsitsa Street, Erasmuskloof, PRETORIA
  • Phone: 012 482 3000
  • Fax:012 367 5151
  • Email: [email protected]

State Information Technology Agency SOC Ltd (SITA) is Known for its Excellence

State Information Technology Agency SOC Ltd (SITA) has been around since 1999 and has served the people of South Africa in many ways. Over the years, it has upheld its values of excellence, innovation, transparency, integrity, fairness, and prudence. Even so, it has impacted the socio-economy of South Africa positively.

This is one of the many reasons SITA continues to be one government organization that has been effective in the administration of public service. Therefore, you must make good use of the information provided here when applying to SITA.

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