Posted 4 years ago

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. The institution seeks to appoint experienced and qualifying individuals in its Maritime Unit.  Applications are invited from South African Citizens, residing in KwaZulu-Natal.

Requirements: An Honours Degree in Maritime/ Economics at NQF Level 08. Masters will be an added advantage.

Experience: 5 years’ experience in maritime sector development including facilitating learning programmes and 5 years’ experience in coordinating projects.


Remuneration: DPSA Level 9

Specific Expertise: Research, Maritime and Economics

Skills:Facilitation skills, knowledge of computer spreadsheet and presentations graphic user interface and an ability to conduct applied research.

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: Coordinate maritime development projects and training, conduct awareness and outreach programmes, undertake the evaluation of maritime development programmes, and also develop and maintain tools for use in various maritime projects.

Correspondence: 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 by no later than 31 January 2020. 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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