Senior Researcher (Fixed Term Contract)

Senior Researcher (Fixed Term Contract)

Ref: ANC SRE 2015

Total Package: R 592 400

The Office of the African National Congress at the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature is seeking a suitably qualified individual with excellent research, verbal and written language skills.

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of a Masters Degree or equivalent qualification on NQF level 9, specialising in Public Administration, Social Science and/or Research Methodology. At least three years applied research experience in public affairs is required. Experience in Research Methodology is required. This supervisory position is ideally suited for a person who displays a high level of presentation, administrative and organisational skills.

Knowledge and practice of Microsoft Office is essential.

Applicants should possess a valid, un-endorsed driver's license as the successful candidate will be required to travel to the districts within the Northern Cape Province.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing research support to Members of the Legislature (ANC) related Portfolio and/or Standing Committees
  • Supervising researchers and ensuring quality control of the research done by subordinates;
  • Determines the research Methodology in terms of specifications, desired outcomes and nature of research projects
  • Consultations with the Members of the Legislature (ANC) on research needs
  • Pre-oversight data collection and formulation of pre-oversight reports;
  • Budget analyses;
  • Scrutiny of Annual Reports, strategic plans, and other government department documents;
  • Analysing, summarising and clarifying documents for Members of the ANC
  • Development of research tools and identification of proactive research projects and coordination of these projects;
  • Compiles monthly, quarterly and annual reports with regard to research projects
  • Any ad hoc duties assigned by the ANC Caucus Manager

For further information, please contact Mr NJ Galela on 053 839 136

Certified copies of qualifications, identity document and a comprehensive CV and a cover letter must accompany all applications. The African National Congress is an equal opportunity employer and women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The African National Congress reserves the right to appoint.

Please direct your application to the ANC Caucus Manager, Northern Cape Provincial Legislature, Private Bag X5066, Kimberley, 8300 via the Registry Office of the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

CLOSING DATE: Thursday, 6 August 2015

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