ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: BIODIVERSITY EDUCATION AND EMPOWERMENT
The position requires a confident communicator who is able to relate well with a variety of stakeholders at all levels and have good interpersonal, analytical, report-writing, problem-solving, planning and organisational skills. The candidate should demonstrate insight in the relevant policies, strategies and research reports such as the Department of Basic Education’s Curriculum Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS), the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (No.10 of 2004), the Environmental Sector Skills Plan, the national Biodiversity Human Capital Development Strategy (BHCDS) and others. Proven experience in working co-operatively as part of a team, and good communication skills in English and one other official language, will serve as strong recommendations.
SANBI offers an annual salary of R417 552.00 (salary level 10) and additional fringe benefits.
1) An application form obtainable from our Offices must accompany the CV together with a letter motivating why the applicant should be favourably considered for the position and confirming that the minimum qualifications are met (applicants lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered).
2) A skills test may be conducted as part of the selection process 3) Applicants must also provide the full names, addresses and telephone numbers and if possible e-mail addresses of at least three referees. 4) Failure to submit the requested information and reference number may result in your application not being considered.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. All applications will be considered with the understanding that, in terms of the SANBI Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.
Contact Steve Mahlangu on 012 843 5217 or preferably, forward the completed application form, a letter and concise CV via e-mail to email@example.com or fax 012 843 5222. Postal applications are to be addressed to the Assistant Director: Human Resources, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Private Bag X101, Silverton, 001.
Please do not apply online for this position.
Candidates are expected to be available for selection interviews on a date and time as determined by SANBI. If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications unsuccessful.