Posted 3 years ago



REF. NO: MEMM 01/21


Applications are invited for the position of the Manager Maritime based at La Mercy.  The successful applicants will be reporting to the Maritime and Econometrics Executive Manager.


Background:      The Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) is looking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified South African Citizens to fill the exciting position of a Maritime Manager. The Position will be responsible for managing maritime programs, projects, and activities in line with MKI strategy and annual operational plans.

Minimum Requirements:        Applicants must have a valid Master’s degree in Maritime Studies or related NQF level 9 qualification; from an accredited tertiary institution. Minimum 5-years maritime research or maritime economics/development related experience, 3 of which should be at management level. A Valid driver’s license. A PHD would be an added advantage

Core competencies:              Knowledge of Labour Legislation, Good knowledge of implementing targeted outreach programs, Ability to manage complex data and produce meaningful insights, Financial acumen, Strong relationship building and stakeholder management skills, Ability to get up to speed with new processes/procedures and able to adapt readily to change, Ability to work in cross-functional projects/teams, Excellent co-ordination and project management  and Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Project).

Responsibilities:                     Provide input into the development of the sub-unit’s operational strategic plan and implementation thereof; Develop, review, and implement policies relevant to the operations of the sub-unit; Manage maritime projects, including but not limited to curriculum design and development; Manage research initiatives within the unit; Liaise and maintain sound relationships with industry and sponsors; Manage stakeholder requirements to ensure that it is well understood, documented, and constantly revised

Terms of Appointment:         The incumbent to the above position will be offered a Permanent position with remuneration at DPSA level 12.

 How and when to apply:         Interested candidates must email a detailed copy of a CV with at least 2 (two) contactable references; certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and copies of relevant qualifications, to:, before or on 11 June 2021. Shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo competency testing and verification processes.


Applications not compliant with the prescripts herein, will not be considered.  reserves the right to use their discretion to apply the Employment Equity Act principles in consideration of applications. Preference will be given to SA Citizens. For any technical queries contact The Human Resources Manager, Ms Mngoma, on  Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 2 weeks from the closing date can consider their application unsuccessful. Applicants will be disqualified for any incorrect information supplied. The Institution reserves the right not to appoint.

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