Senior Professional Officer: Research and Strategic Advisory Services

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 947 343.87
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Library and information services
  • Centre Braamfontein
  • Enquiries
    Thabang Raseobi Tel No: (011) 407-6003
  • Where to submit application
    All applications will be through the website using this link: Or visit and click on Vacancies.
  • Notes
    This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to the EE underrepresented groups.

Job Description

Appointment Requirements: Grade 12/NQF level 4 A Bachelor’s Degree (NQF Level 7) in Development Studies, Social Sciences, or related field. Suitably qualified candidate as defined by section 20(3) of the Employment Equity Act will be considered At least 3-5 years’ experience. Experience in Financial Reporting/Analysis. Sound understanding of government policy: MFMA and other related policies; and General knowledge of local government mandate and an interest in internal processes. Primary Function: To provide, Research and Strategic Advisory Services to enable the Directorate to render effective advisory services to the Office of the Executive Mayor and the Mayoral Committee for the achievement of the political mandate. Key Performance Areas: Facilitate the development of the Sub-Directorate strategy. Lead the development of the Sub-Directorate’s business planning process. Lead and facilitate the Sub- Directorate’s performance management planning process. Organize both human and non-human resources for effective implementation of the Sub-Directorate’s organizational structure. Provide sound leadership to the Sub-directorate. Ensure effective control of the Sub-Directorate’s Human Resource. Ensure effective control of Financial Resources of the Sub-Directorate. Drive effective youth empowerment services. Ensure effective youth stakeholder relations. Manage specific administrative and reporting requirements associated with the sub-directorate and individual performance. Leading Competencies: Understanding of relevant applicable laws, procedures and processes. Knowledge of City’s strategy (IDP), prescribed Methodologies, Legislative, Policy and Regulatory Frameworks. In-depth knowledge of function principles, techniques and tools and how they can be practically applied. Knowledge on Corporate Governance. Knowledge of principles and practices of municipal organization, administration and personnel management. Core Competencies: Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point) Good communication and presentation skills. Good listening and communication skills. Proven written skills. Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel). Good facilitation and communications skills. Coordinating skills. Customer Care Skills. Problem solving Skills. Critical thinking Skills. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Good management skills.

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