Research Group Leader: Transport Infrastructure Management

Job Detail

  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry transport"
  • Reference Ref#311207
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Where to submit application
    https://candidate.csir.co.za/

Job Description

Key responsibilities: Build the research group to be responsive to current and future transport challenges, within the transport sector and in the context of supporting industrial development; Implement a business plan for operations, sustainable growth and robustness of the research group (including strategy, goals, mission, HR, finances) and establish the research group as a national leader in transport network asset management, with international recognition; Attract appropriate levels of funding to support the financial viability of the research group; Propose, plan and implement Parliamentary Grant (PG) and other grant-funded projects, in consultation with the Competence Area Manager (CAM) to enhance the technical strength of the research group; Manage projects and programmes through robust and integrated planning; Coordinate deliverables to fulfil project requirements; Conceptualise innovate solutions to fulfil project and programme requirements; Project coordination planning with the relevant team members and researchers to ensure projects are on brief, budget and time; Identify and develop new science engineering & technology (SET) capabilities required for business and impact growth; Manage the quality of the outputs (i.e. proposals, reports, client presentations, etc.) to ensure they are of a high standard; Build and maintain client responsive teams. Qualifications, skills and experience: A Master’s degree in transport network asset management, transport engineering, operations research, systems engineering or equivalent, with at least five years’ relevant working experience; Should preferably be at a principal level or at least a senior level on the research career path (with publication history, and evidence of national and international recognition); Good understanding of transport and the transport sector in South Africa; Registered professional scientist or engineer would be an added advantage; Ability to work in a methodical manner is essential; Ability to carry out strategic stakeholder interactions at all levels; Demonstrated ability to secure research funding; Excellent business management skills (i.e. budgeting, establishing networks, excellent people skills, etc.); Excellent presentation skills (i.e. able to present ideas, concepts, plan and procedures); Excellent people management skills (i.e. mentorship, coaching diversity and diversity management); Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; Demonstrated track record of the ability to work accurately, independently and efficiently.

The Application deadline closed.

Required skills

Related Jobs

Join SA Gov Jobs

Login or Join SA Gov Jobs to view job details, and get access to other free awesome features, like Resume Management, Online Job Applications, Profile Building, Job Notifications, Job Matching, electronic Z83 Management and other great features.

Not interested in Joining? Click the links below to resume browsing

Home | Browse all jobs