Posted 4 years ago



REF: HRM 03/2020


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 recognised 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, willing to relocate to KwaZulu-Natal.

Requirements:           A Master’s Degree Human Resources, Human Resources Development or related specialised field of study. A doctoral degree will be an added advantage. Driver’s license

Experience:                5 years’ experience within HR work environment 

Duration:                    Permanent    

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:          Human Resources Management duties, include but not limited to: HR Planning; Induction; Payroll; Employee Benefits; Compliance with Labour laws and policies; Ensuring proper management of Employment Contracts; Resource Support and Management (of HR unit); Management of Recruitment and Selection Process; Employee Wellness Management; Skills Development; Maintaining Compliance current SETA affiliations and facilitate introduction of new SETAs based on operational requirements; HR Communication and Reporting (including Management of sub-unit reports); Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships; Management of sub-unit budget and People Management.

Correspondence:          Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo competency testing and verification processes. Interested candidates must quote the correct reference and 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 should not be older than 6 months. Applications must be submitted to by no later than 16 April 2020. Reference number must appear on the subject of the email. 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 technical queries contact

Adv Lihle Mapipa on

Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 6 weeks from the closing date can consider their application as being unsuccessful. Applicants will be disqualified for any incorrect information supplied. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.

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