RESEARCHER

Post Title: RESEARCHER
Reference Code: EMCM476-2023 (E)
Closing Date: 18.12.2023
This Position Seeks to Attract :
All categories
Job Level: T12
Scale: R403 140,00 – R559 920,00 per annum
Estimated Remuneration Package: R573 193,87 – R772 740,84 per annum

Job Purpose To render research and executive assistance to the Chief Economist and, when requested, to other areas of the Economic Intelligence Division, headed by the Chief Economist

Application Requirements:
A three-year, career-related tertiary qualification (degree or national diploma) in Economics or Engineering or related fields
A postgraduate qualification in Economics or Engineering, with preferred specialisation in the fields of energy, water or resource management will be an added advantage
At least six years’ relevant working experience in economic policy research, focusing on energy, water or resource management topics and specialisation fields, of which at least three years should be at supervisory level
Computer literacy

Personal Attributes/ Competencies:
Strong analytical ability; excellent writing and research skills;
excellent verbal communication skills; ability to interact with a
diverse range of stakeholders; high levels of professionalism;
ability to work under pressure; self-motivated and proactive
individual; display requisite levels of dynamism and innovative
ability; ability to work independently towards the strategic
goals of the organisation; ability to impart skills to fellow
colleagues; high levels of technical competency

Primary Fuctions : Conduct economic policy research as directed by the Chief Economist to contribute towards providing the requisite levels of intelligence with respect to the City of Tshwane’s economic
policy trajectory
Proactively generate research ideas and share these with the Chief Economist and the Economic Intelligence Division
Increase the levels of intelligence within the City with respect to the formulation, interpretation and assessment of economic policy
Assist in developing an economic development policy for the City
Assist in developing an economic development strategy for the City
Analyse existing initiatives and interventions that fall within the realm of the City in the context of the profile of the City in order to contribute towards creating implementation models (strategies) aimed at delivering effective solutions with the overarching objective of enhancing the levels of economic
prosperity within Tshwane
Develop and contribute to the publications of the Economic
Development and Spatial Planning Department
Perpetually remain abreast of global and local events affecting the economic, political and social landscape
Compile and coordinate (where appropriate) comments on Mayoral
Committee reports
Assist with drafting Circular 9 reports
Assist with drafting Council reports
Conduct additional tasks and assistance, which could for example include administrative, tracking or executive assistant support to the Chief Economist

Position ID(s) : S70000697
Enquiries : T Louw (012 358 1226)

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