Research Practitioner: Maritime Development CLOSING DATE: 28 JUNE 2021 REF. NO: RPMD 02/2021

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Research Practitioner: Maritime Development


REF. NO: RPMD 02/2021

Applications are invited for the position of the Research Maritime Development Practitioner based at La Mercy. The successful applicant will be reporting to the Maritime Manager.

BACKGROUND:   The Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) is looking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified South African Citizens to fill the position of a Maritime Development Practitioner. The Position will be responsible for implementation of Maritime Research and Development Programmes..

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must have a valid Honour’s degree in Maritime Studies or related NQF level 8 qualification from an accredited tertiary institution; Minimum 3 years maritime research and/or maritime industry experience.  A Valid driver’s license. A Master’s Degree would be an added advantage.

CORE COMPENTENCIES:  Knowledge of maritime concepts, practices, and procedures, Good co-ordination and project management skills, Ability to work independently, accurately and to problem solve; Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills, Proactive; Planning & Organising Skills. Able to competently read and interpret written information, especially legislation and be computer literate (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Project).


  • Quality Control, Data Management and Project reporting
  • Undertake Enterprise Development Research Projects
  • Assist with writing research proposals for project
  • Assist in the processes and requirements to obtain and/or maintain programme accreditation with the relevant quality assurance
  • Monitor the project budget and report any deviations to the unit Manager.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT:  The incumbent to the above position will be offered a Permanent position with remuneration at DPSA level 10.

CORRESPONDENCE:  Shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo competency testing and verification processes. Interested candidates must submit their applications including a detailed CV, certified copy of ID, certified copy of driver’s licence and certified copies of relevant qualifications (certifica- tion not older than 6 months), to:, before or Friday 28 June 2021 by 12h00 midday.


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 6 weeks from the closing date can consider their application unsuccessful. Applicants will be disqualified for any incorrect information supplied. MKI reserves the right not to appoint.

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