Posted 3 years ago




REF: RTA-SA/02/2020


Background:                The Moses Kotane Institute is an entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), with a mandate to conduct world class research into training, skills development, and provincial strategic economic sectors; and to strategically lead in innovation and maritime co-ordination  and implementation activities to respond to the needs of the provincial economy. It also coordinates interaction between line functions or sector departments established or envisaged, provincial government training institutions, tertiary institutions and other external service providers.

The Institute seeks to appoint Shop Assessors to assist with the gathering of data from selected KZN based Rural and Township shops for the provincial revitalisation program. Applicants are invited from Unemployed South African Youth (between the ages of 18-35) who reside in the following Districts: Amajuba, Harry Gwala, Ugu, iLembe, King Cetshwayo, Umzinyathi, Uthukela, Zululand, EThekwini, Umkhanyakude and Umgungundlovu

Minimum Requirements:   A Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma in Accounting. A Bachelor’s Degree in other related fields would also be considered. Qualifications must be from an Accredited Tertiary Institution. The applicant must have a Valid Driver’s (not less than 3 years old) and be able to drive. Applicants must be fluent isiZulu and English.

Duration:                      +/-06 Months

Remuneration:            R350.00 per day

Requirements & Competencies:

Excellent written and spoken English with a focus on Data Analysis. Efficient time management skills with ability to set and meet tight deadlines. Display knowledge of financial and commercial concepts. Applicants must be experienced in engaging with people, collecting data and information. Be computer literate and be able to use electronic gadgets such as tablets and smart phones. Ability to use phone or Tablet Apps. Must own a smart phone.


  • Data collection from Rural and Township Spaza shops;
  • Consolidate and prepare comprehensive report on data collected;
  • Liaising with all relevant stakeholders and perform general administration.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates must submit:

  1. A detailed CV
  2. A certified copy of ID
  3. A certified driver’s licence
  4. Certified copies of valid qualifications,
  5. Proof of Residence
  6. Proof of YOUR banking details (stamped bank letter or statement)


Shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo competency testing and verification processes. All certification should not be older than 6 months from the date of this advert. Applications must be submitted to by no later than 07 December 2020. Applications not compliant with the prescripts herein, will not be considered. MKI reserves the right to use their discretion to apply the Employment Equity Act principles in consideration of applications. For any technical queries contact Research Practitioner: Mzamo Vilakazi, on   Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 2 weeks from the closing date can consider their applications unsuccessful. Applicants will be disqualified for any incorrect information supplied. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.

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