REF: ISTM 06/2019 (ISTM 05/2019 is hereby withdrawn)
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 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. Applications are invited from South African Citizens, willing to relocate to KwaZulu-Natal.
Requirements: An Honor’s Degree in IT or Computer Science or an equivalent in the related field. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
Experience: 5 years’ experience in an IST related environment.
Remuneration: DPSA Level 12
Skills: Organisational and planning Skills, good verbal and written communication skills, computer literate at an advanced level. Flexibility. Adaptability. professional and ethical conduct. Good interpersonal skills. Report writing
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: The Manager: Information Systems and Technology duties, include but not limited to Managing the implementation of sub-unit strategic and operational plans. Develop and manage IT plans, policies and procedures. Management of IST Operations. Technical Support and fault resolution. IST Asset management administration. Management of sub-unit budget. Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships. People Management.
Correspondence: Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo competency testing and verification processes prior to an interview. Interested candidates must submit a covering letter, CV, certified copy of ID, certified copy of driver’s licence and certified copies of qualifications (SAQA evaluated if foreign). Certification of all copies should not be older than 3 months. Applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 30 October 2019. 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 Thembi Sithole on 031 266 1777. 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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