CALL FOR APPLICAIONS FOR
EXECUTIVE MANAGER : INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY
REF: EMINTEC- 01/2021
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 sections; and to strategically lead in innovation and maritime co-ordination and implementation activities to respond to the needs of the provincial economy. The institution is looking for an experienced and qualifying individual to fulfil this role. Applications are invited from South African Citizens, residing in KwaZulu-Natal.
Minimum Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Information Technology/ Innovation from an accredited Tertiary Institution at NQF Level 9; 5 years executive management experience; Thorough understanding of 4IR and digital strategies of the country; Working knowledge of data management across the research lifecycle, including creating, processing, analysis, preservation, access, and reuse of research data; Practical knowledge of Technology Frameworks, Legislation and Policies.
Remuneration: DPSA Level 14
Duration: 06 months
Core Competencies: Business awareness; Customer orientation; Analysis/problem solving; Quick thinking/learning; Team work; Communication; Self-confidence/resilience; Judgement/decision making.
Responsibilities: Strategic leadership and operational direction to the unit; Lead and direct innovation and technology projects; Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of existing internal controls, governance and risk management of all business processes; ensure effective stakeholder engagement and management; oversee the unit’s financial targets and ensure strict compliance with budget; strategically manage the sub-unit managers in terms of duties, responsibilities and performance targets in accordance with the strategic plan.
How to apply: Interested candidates must submit a CV, certified copy of ID, certified copy of driver’s licence and certified copies of qualifications. All certification should not be older than 6 months from the date of this advert. Applications, with the position name and reference number as a subject, must be submitted to by no later than 16 April 2021. 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 administrative queries contact Ms Nompilo Mngoma on Nompilo.Mngoma@moseskotane.com Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 2 weeks from the closing date can consider their application as being unsuccessful. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.
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