• Reference Number :
    refs/014159
  • Directorate :
    Needs Research & Policy Development
  • Number of Posts :
    1
  • Package :
    R 382 245.00 Per Annum plus benefits
  • Enquiries :
    Ms. DO Seletela – 079 804 3939

Requirements :

  • Matric plus National Diploma/NQF level 6 qualification in a Quantitative Numerical discipline- Statistics/Mathematics/Economics or related fields. 3-4 years’ experience in research development environment. The ideal candidate must have good command and experience in quantitative research. Statistical analysis skills Working knowledge or conceptual understanding in critical analysis of human settlements legislation and policies. An understanding of the operations of the housing sector and its challenges in general. Computer literacy, communication (written and verbal) Co-ordination, report writing and interpersonal skills. Ability to identify research gaps in the sector, including the ability to conceptualize new research themes and policy initiatives to assist in the Policy and Research work for the Department. Valid Driver’s license (requirement).

Duties :

  • Compiling research reports in line with acceptable research methodologies and quality standards. Conceptualising research themes, undertaking research investigations and analysis, presenting work. Collecting and processing reliable data. Critically analysing and interpreting data to draw clear practical conclusions for human settlements. Disseminating research findings and information to various stakeholders in the province and sector. Leading in material layout, editing and publication of completed research work. Providing background research and information for defining the research agenda. Ensuring progressive management of the research function within the Directorate. Attending inter-sectoral summits, conferences and forums. Planning, organising and hosting the Gauteng, Policy, Research and Strategy. Providing inputs as requested on housing related issues. Reporting back on tasks, allocating resources and identifying required budget for research projects outlined in the annual operational plan. Developing and executing project plans. Providing key administrative and logistical support for critical projects. Identifying possible research funding sources. Identifying possible partnerships for effective human settlements development and implementation

Notes :

  • Requirement of applications: No late applications will be considered. No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Applications should be submitted strictly online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za and it should be accompanied by a Z83, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as copies of qualifications, Identity and valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job). Such copies need not to be certified upon application. Certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Following the interview and exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic management competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic management and development for SMS posts. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s).

Employer :
Department of Human Settlements

Location :
Johannesburg

Closing Date :
24-06-2022

Criteria Questions
Do you have Matric plus National Diploma/NQF level 6 qualification in a Quantitative Numerical discipline- Statistics/Mathematics/Economics or related fields?
Do you 3-4 years’ experience in research development environment?
Do you have working knowledge or conceptual understanding in critical analysis of human settlements legislation and policies and the ability to identify research gaps in the sector including the ability to conceptualize new research themes and policy initiatives to assist in the Policy and Research work for the Department?
Do you have a valid Drivers license?

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you
    do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.