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REF: EDPBP/08/2020

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 sections; 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 envisage provincial government training institutions, tertiary institutions, and other external service providers. The institution seeks to appoint a Panel of experienced and qualifying individuals, as Enterprise Development Practitioners in its Maritime and Econometrics Unit. Applications are invited from South African Citizens, residing in KwaZulu-Natal.

  Requirements:          Honours Degree in any of the following sectors: Agriculture, Forestry and Aquaculture; Manufacturing and Production; Wholesale and retail trade; Wholesale and retail trade; Utilities (Electricity, gas and water); Construction; Finance, real estate and business services; Communications, information and communication technology (ICT); Tourism and hospitality; other Services (education, health, recreation, entertainment). Driver’s License

Experience:                3 years’ experience in Business Plan Development.

Duration:                   1 yearsProject specific.

Remuneration:          DPSA Level 10

Specific Expertise:     Ability to coach and mentor effectively. Knowledge of education and training practices, Business Fundamentals and Computer Spreadsheets. 

Core competencies: Analysis and problem solving, judgement and decision making, conceptual thinking, information seeking, stress tolerance, reliability, integrity, self-reliance / Independent worker, facilitating teamwork, effective delegation, managing conflict, managing change, oral communication, written communication, proactive communication, networking, developing relationships, organising and prioritising, results focus, quality focus, customer focus, technical and professional knowledge/skills.

Responsibilities:         Develop Business Plans, Peer Review of Business Plans, Advise Clients on their Business Plans and Conduct Business Due-Diligence.

Correspondence: Interested candidates must submit a covering letter, CV, certified copy of ID, certified copy of driver’s licence, proof of residence and certified copies of qualifications (SAQA evaluated if foreign). All certification should not be older than 6 months from the date of this advert. Applications must be submitted to maritimeeconomicsadverts@moseskotane.com by no later than 28  August 2020. Technical queries can be sent to the same email address.  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. Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 6 weeks from the closing date can consider their application as being unsuccessful. Applicants will be disqualified for any incorrect information supplied. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.

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