Posted 3 years ago


REF. NO: RPMD 01/2021

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 Honor’s degree in Maritime Studies or related NQF level 8 qualification from an accredited tertiary institution; Minimum 3 years experience in the maritime field or maritime research and/ enterprise development; A Valid driver’s license. A Master’s Degree would be an added advantage

Core competencies:                   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 read and interpret written information, especially legislation and Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Project).

Responsibilities:                     Quality Control, Data Management and Project reporting; Undertake Enterprise Development Research Projects; Assist with writing research proposals for project approval; Assist in the processes and requirements to obtain and/or maintain programme accreditation with the relevant quality assurance bodies; 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.

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 6 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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