RESEARCH EXPERT – STATISTICS REF NO: ST/09/19
(3 year contract)
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (the all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund, a medical fund and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules).
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (NQF level 7) in Statistics, Geography and or Market Analysis as recognized by SAQA. An Honours degree will be an added advantage. Experience: At least 5 years’ middle management experience in an economic environment. 5 years combined expertise on the use of geospatial analysis, social sciences, and statistical social science software. Job Knowledge: Knowledge economic policy environment, Economic impact analysis, Industrial development analysis Knowledge of integrating geospatial analysis and behavioural science expertise, to include but not limited to conducting multivariate analysis and predictive modelling for population segmentation, data cleaning and missing data identification, scale analyses. Knowledge of predictive and statistical modelling. Knowledge of project management practices. Knowledge of business practices and processes Competencies Required: Strategic capability and leadership, financial management, problem solving and analysis, people management and empowerment, project management, knowledge management, change management, service delivery innovation.
DUTIES : Reporting to the Senior Research Expert on 4IR, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research on identified economic sectors to be advanced for global competitiveness through 4IR and statistics. Coordinating and monitoring the implementation of 4IR interventions and programs with a focus on statistics. Participating in international and regional discussions and conferences on 4IR matters. Development of the socio economic impact assessment and Fourth Industrial Revolution indicators in relation to public policy development.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Mathope Thusi Tel No: 27 12 421 7100
Ms Tania Beukes Tel No +27 12 427 8284
Ms Louisa Kgang Tel No +12 421 7006
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CLOSING DATE : 10 July 2020
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service department and should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV and certified copies not older than six (6) months of all qualification(s), and ID document. The successful candidates must disclose particulars of all registrable financial interests and sign employment contracts within one month from the date of assumption of duty. Performance Agreements must be concluded and signed within three months from the date of assumption of duty. Note: Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. All qualifications are subject to verification. Due to the large volumes of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged, and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and the successful candidate will have to undergo a full security vetting. All applicants must declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest and must disclose membership of Boards and directorships associated with. The successful candidate also has to disclose annually his/her financial interest. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Please note that CV’s submitted will be destroyed after the three (3) months period. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Candidates, whose appointment/promotion/transfer will promote the achievement of employment equity within the Department, will receive preference.