Posted 5 years ago

REF: MIC- 01/2019

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. MKI generally aims to provide 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 seeks to appoint experienced and qualifying individuals,  as Independent Contractor Trainers and Mentors in its Maritime Academy.  Applications are invited from South African Citizens, residing in KwaZulu-Natal.


a) Dive Instructor Qualification, certified by the National Association of Underwater Instructor (NAUI), (PADI Certification will be an added advantage)

b) Certificate in Boat-building/Marine Composites (Expertise in Boat Engines)

c) Bachelors Degree in Commerce/Finance (with Enterprise Development Expertise)

Experience: 5 years’ relevant experience

Duration: Project specific – to be agreed upon appointment for each project.

 Specific Expertise: Boat building, Diving and Enterprise Development

Skills: Training, Mentoring, Facilitation, Good Power Point Presentation Skills and 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: Develop structured curriculum strategy, develop lesson plans, compile facilitation reports, conduct formative assessments, supervise student projects, Support learners to compile portfolio of evidence (PoEs), co-ordinate work-site visits.

Correspondence: Interested candidates must submit a covering letter, CV, at least two peer reviewed publications, 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 20 June 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 Adv Mapipa 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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