Junior Researcher (Fixed Term Contract)

Junior Researcher (Fixed Term Contract)

Ref: ANC RES 2015

Total Package: R 469 757

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

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of a Honours Degree or an equivalent qualification on NQF level 8, specialising in Public Administration, Social Science and/or Research Methodology. At least 1 year applied research experience is required. 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
  • Supporting the Senior Researcher with relevant research topics
  • Pre-oversight data collection and formulation of pre-oversight reports;
  • Conducts Fieldwork as per required Research Methodology
  • Budget analyses; scrutiny of Annual Reports, strategic plans, and other government department documents;
  • Analysing, summarising and clarifying documents for Members of the ANC
  • Compiles reports on findings of research projects
  • Conducting in-house surveys such as needs analyses and customer satisfaction
  • Designs and administers appropriate research tools e.g. questionnaires
  • Conducts interviews as required by research projects
  • Conducts general administration duties
  • Any ad hoc duties assigned by the Senior Researcher and 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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