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 of providing an internationally recognized quality research driving the economic development and innovation in the province. It does this by providing timely and accurate research to support the attainment of radically transformed, inclusive and sustainable economic growth for the province in partnerships with public and private sector. The institution is looking for the experienced and qualifying individuals to fulfill this new role. Applications are invited from South African Citizens, residing in KwaZulu-Natal.
Requirements: Master’s Degree in business / social sciences / information systems or applied sciences. A PhD Degree would be an added advantage.
Experience: 5 years’ relevant experience.
Remuneration: DPSA Level 13
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, organizing and prioritizing, results focus, quality focus, customer focus, technical and professional knowledge/skills.
Responsibilities: The Manager: ICT Research and Repository duties, include but not limited to Managing the implementation of sub-unit strategic and operational plans. Management of the Data Repository system. 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). All certification should not be older than 3 months from the date of this advert. Applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 6 May 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 Mrs Lucelle Norris 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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