|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Thu, 24 Mar 2011 09:11:54 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... CAREER OPPORTUNITY The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives. Senior Research Manager: Earth System Science Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE), a research Unit of the CSIR, requires an outstanding Senior Research Manager to lead cutting edge and impact-driven multidisciplinary research teams focusing on Earth Systems Science. The position is based in Pretoria. The ideal candidate for this position will have the following: Leadership: · Significant (eight years or more) senior level strategic leadership and management experience in government and/or the private sector · Ability to understand, integrate, and provide research leadership across all areas of natural resources and the environment · The ability to contribute to the development and implementation of NRE’s research strategy · Strong leadership qualities and the ability to play a leadership role within the NRE management team · Proven ability to establish, facilitate and execute directed research programmes · A track record in developing and implementing successful funding strategies and partnerships for research · The ability to facilitate and conduct strategic stakeholder interaction within South Africa and abroad to ensure that NRE retains national leadership and international recognition in the natural resources sector. Management: · Performance management of researchers, including career development · Ensuring demographic transformation · Implementation of quality initiatives and retention of ISO accreditation · Implementation of appropriate financial and business systems Research and research investment: · Supporting the NRE research strategy and implementation thereof with the Research Group Leaders · Strategic investment goal setting · Ensuring high quality Science, Engineering and Technology capacity · Ensuring the impact of NRE Research and Development, in line with the CSIR mandate Qualifications and experience: · At least a masters degree, preferably a PhD · Qualification in the relevant natural sciences · Evidence of substantial experience (more than eight years) in senior management either in government and/or private sector. · Proven leadership in fields such as earth observations; global change and/or climate studies Applications must include: · CV detailing your biographical information · academic record Should you meet the above requirements, please go to the URL indicated below in order to apply; select the position reference number 4952; complete the application form and attach your CV: <www.csir.co.za/apply.php> Closing date: 25 March 2011 PLEASE NOTE THAT FEEDBACK WILL BE GIVEN TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES ONLY. Should you experience any problems in submitting your application, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre at <Recruitmentqueries@csir.co.za>. Please do not submit your application to this mailbox. The CSIR gives preference to candidates who meet the job requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history. The CSIR reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.
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