EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: ENTERPRISE SERVICES Five –Year Fixed Term Performance-Based Contract

South African National Space Agency

Job Details

  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Centre Head Office Pretoria
  • Where to submit application
    Should you meet the above requirements, please register your detailed CV and cover letter at https://jb.skillsmapafrica.com
  • Notes
    Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications and experience. Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualification and citizenship checks as well as competency assessment and psychometric testing, may form part of the selection process.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience: • A Social Science Degree, with extensive general management, and human resources management experience • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification would be an added advantage • At least ten (10) years’ senior management experience in an R&D or high-tech, science and/or engineering environment. Skills and competencies required: • Thoroughly committed to space science and technology advancement • Excellence in operations management with the ability to integrate multiple functions across the organisation, coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set, and achieve strategic and operational objectives • Unwavering commitment to quality programmes • Strong human resources experience with ability to provide effective oversight to this function • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business operations management • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed • Passion and caring attitude for people, staff development, and a deep desire to succeed • Must be computer literate to a high degree with excellent spreadsheet and presentation skills • Must demonstrate organisational analysis skills and be knowledgeable on policy, processes, and procedures. Key areas of responsibility will include but not limited to: • Overseeing the development and implementation of all Human Resources strategies and interventions in line with current and future SANSA goals and objectives • Responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, and monitor SANSA’s compliance with all legal requirements • Overseeing the planning, development, and implementation of SANSA’s Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) processes • Overseeing Security Management and liaise with key stakeholders involved in managing facilities, ICT and key infrastructure projects.

South African National Space Agency
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