Deputy Director-Research – refs/011452 – Department of Human Settlements

  • Reference Number : refs/011452
  • Directorate : Policy, Research and Sector Development Support
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R733 257.00 Per annum
  • Enquiries : Ms. Alinah Mogaswa – 072 313 8052

Requirements :

  • A recognised Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 7) or equivalent qualification in the Built Environment, Human Settlements, Economics or Development Studies. Relevant 3-5 years experience at an Assistant Director level with proven research skills and understanding of Public Service Administration, through understanding of policy analysis. A good Knowledge of Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations and other employment legislations. Good organisational skills, good inter-personal relations, coordination skills. knowledge of Project Management, stakeholder management and management of Human Resources .Be able to work independently. A valid code B driver’s license.

Duties :

  • Manage the human settlements research programme. Conduct research on human settlemens in accordance with the Department’s needs. Provide assistance with the interpretation and analysis of research-based recommendations. Participate in interdisciplinary and multi-sectoral research programmes and projects. Communicate research findings to relevant stakeholders. Prepare reports and provide findings of research undertaken. Maintain knowledge management portal. Maintain repository of research outputs. Manage the development of the Research Publication. Develop partnerships and networks with relevant stakeholders. Liaise and co-ordinate with governmental, non-governmental institutions and other structures and organizations. Represent the Department in with various meetings. Manage resources (human and physical).

Notes :

  • 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 via Disability Connect or at https://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/.  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 certified copies of qualifications, Identity and valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job). 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 : 23-07-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have a recognized Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 7) or equivalent qualification in the Built Environment, Human Settlements, Economics or Development Studies?
Do you have 3 – 5 years relevant experience at an Assistant Director level with proven research skills and understanding of Public Service Administration, through understanding of policy analysis?
Do you have good Knowledge of Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations and other employment legislations?
Do you have good organizational skills, good inter-personal relations, coordination skills and knowledge of Project Management, stakeholder management and management of Human Resources ?
Do you have a Valid Code B 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.

Please note: 

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.

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