Posted 3 years ago


REF: DSDPS- 05/2020


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 strategies economic sections; 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 institution is looking for the experienced and qualifying individuals to fulfil this new role.

The Program is a partnership initiative with Municipalities to promote the much-needed Digital Skilling in their respective communities. To this end the opportunities are extended to Unemployed South African Youth (between the ages of 18-35) who reside or come from the following municipalities:  UKhahlamba, Jozini, Uphongolo, Inkosi Langalibalele and Umdoni. Successful candidates will be expected to enter a 24-month contract and will receive a monthly stipend.

Requirements:  A bachelor’s degree in information technology or in Computer Sciences (NQF 7) obtained from an Accredited Tertiary Institution. Applicants must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to drive.

Duties:   Promote the Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the local government level and at Start-Ups events. Develop Sector Database of local entrepreneurs. Collect Sector Information from Municipality, Clusters and Departments, Assist the community to obtain knowledge and information that enables them to implement their innovation projects, Create calendar of events on sectors: Sector workshops, Viewings of TedTalks, YouTube, Free Online Education, Trainings and Courses etc, and Quarterly Lab/Accelerator Program for local innovators and entrepreneurs.

Remuneration:             R10 000.00

Correspondence:         Interested candidates must submit a covering letter, CV, certified copy of ID and certified copies of qualifications. All certifications should not be older than 6 months from the date of this advert. Applicants must clearly state the position applied for and the Refence Number in the subject of the email. Applications must be submitted to by no later than 11 August  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 Sbongile. Khumalo on . Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 6 weeks from the closing date can consider their application as being unsuccessful. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.

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