DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND INNOVATION
The Department of Science and Innovation is an affirmative action employer, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for these positions.
APPLICATIONS : The Chief Director: Human Resources, Private Bag X894, Pretoria, 0001, or hand-deliver it to the Department at Building 53, CSIR Campus, Meiring Naudé Road, Brummeria. (Applicants must bring their ID/driver's licence/passport to get access to the department.)
CLOSING DATE : 07 February 2020
POST 03/224 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: AFRICA MULTILATERAL COOPERATION
SALARY : R376 596 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Three-year national diploma or bachelor’s degree in international relations, public administration or a science qualification. Two to three years’ working experience in an international science and technology-oriented environment. Good understanding of the impact of science, technology and Innovation (STI) on economic development and the National System of Innovation. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills and computer literacy. Knowledge of Public Service Regulations. Basic understanding of the Public Finance Management Act, scientific research and international science and technology institutions, actors and systems. Knowledge of African- European Union (EU) geo-political dynamics. The successful candidate will be expected to have administration, research and development and sound project management skills. Ability to work individually and as part of a team. Establish and maintain internal and external networks and work under pressure. Be creative and show initiative.
DUTIES : Facilitate and coordinate South Africa’s participation in Africa-EU projects. Mobilise programme owners and funding partners to promote the coordination of Africa-EU research cooperation and funding instruments/mechanisms to support global challenges. Monitor and analyse Africa-EU partnerships in STI development and ensure progress and compliance in their financial management.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Tshiamo Letswalo Tel No: (012) 843 6675