Offered Salary R1 251 183 per annum (Level 14) (All-inclusive remuneration package)
Industry Human and social issues
Reference REF NO: 05/10/21MP
Ms L Dooka, Tel No: 012 336 0161
Where to submit application
All applications must be submitted online on the following link: www.statssa.gov.za/recruitment
NOTE: Applications must be submitted online and must be completed in full on all fields including the declaration part. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be stated. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and copies of qualifications, ID and drivers licence (where applicable) must be uploaded on the system. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day the interview following communication from HR. General Information: Candidates whose appointments promote representatively in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. The shortlisted candidate(s) will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment and must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by Statistics South Africa. One of the minimum entry requirement for SMS position is the pre-entry certificate. For more details on the pre-entry course visit: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training?course/smspre-entry-programme/. The successful candidate(s) will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to security clearance. Applications that do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this Department within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Note: Statistics South Africa reserves the right to fill or not fill the below-mentioned posts.
REQUIREMENTS: A three-year tertiary qualification (NQF 7 SAQA recognised) in Statistics/ Demography/ Economics/ Population Studies, Training in Project Management, Research and survey methodology, Marketing or Customer focus, Financial and Asset Management, Labour Relations and Strategic Management is essential, At least 6 years relevant experience of which 5 years must be at senior managerial level, Extensive knowledge of data collection by means of fieldwork, analysis and report writing, Experience in managing budget and compliance to the PFMA regulations, Experience in corporate strategy, operational planning and management and leadership, Knowledge of project management and change management, Knowledge of MS Office Suite, A valid drivers license, Excellent communication, analytical, conceptual, presentation, strategic, architectural, problem solving, interpersonal skills, Dynamic, self-driven, innovative, creative and result orientated, strong service delivery, customer and quality focus, assertive, resilient and self-motivated, Ability to multitask and handle multiple and complex tasks and projects, Ability to work long hours under pressure and meet tight deadlines, Ability to grow and interact within an ever-changing environment, Ability to bring independent and impartial advice into decision making, Willingness to travel and work long hours (overtime and stand-by). DUTIES: Lead in the development of strategic and operational plans, policies and procedures within provincial and district offices, Oversee management of fieldwork operations and data collection in accordance with appropriate national and international standards, Oversee marketing and promotion of statistical products and services, and provision of user information services, Dissemination of Stats SA products and services, Promote the development and establishment of the National Statistical System (NSS) at provincial and local level, Provide strategic leadership in the management of staff, budget and other resources within the provincial and District offices.
The Application deadline closed.