Researcher: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Organization Name 40303-KIS: RS: Institutional Research Services

Brief Description
To provide strategic research support to Members and Committees for their oversight, legislative, public and international participation functions, as well as specialised research support to Senior Management of Parliament.

Detailed Description
Conduct Research ■ Strategic research support and planning ■ Oversight support, public and international participation ■ Operational procedure and sector specialisation ■Quality control and information dissemination ■ Additional support services

Job Requirements
Applicants should be in possession of Matric and an Honours Degree (Equivalent to NQF level 8) in Public Administration, Political Science or Public Management and Governance. A course/module in Intergovernmental Relations would serve as an added advantage. This should be coupled with three years work-related (applied) research experience in provincial and local government policy. Applicants should possess sector-specific knowledge and understanding of local government laws and relevant policy and display a thorough understanding of intergovernmental relations and cooperative governance; the provincial system of governance and the role of Parliament in intergovernmental relations and cooperative governance broadly and the role of the NCOP in legislative and oversight processes in particular.

Additional Details
An understanding of government processes ■ Research experience ■ Research methods ■ Project Management ■ Parliamentary processes and systems ■ Analytical skills ■ Conceptual skills ■ Presentation skills ■ Communication skills ■ Verbal skills ■ Written skills ■ Intermediate – advanced computer skills ■ Interpersonal skills ■ Planning, co-ordinating and organising skills ■ Client orientation ■ Teamwork ■ Time Management ■ Ability to function well under pressure ■ Willingness to work long hours ■ Flexibility and adaptability

How To Apply
(EXTERNAL APPLICANTS) STEP 1: Please register your profile via on the HR-iRec Self Service. STEP 2: You will be required to update your profile with all the relevant and necessary information relating to your personal particulars highlighting and documenting your work experience, qualifications and skills acquired. Please attach your CV, certified copies of all your qualification certificates, ID and 3 contactable referees. Applicants that have not attached these copies will not be considered. Apply for the position of interest and follow the necessary steps on the system. STEP 3: Ensure you complete the assessment. STEP 4: Click FINISH. Parliament reserves the right not to make an appointment. All appointments are subject to relevant security clearance and qualification checks. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement

Salary: R942 835

Closing Date: 28-Apr-2023

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