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RESEARCHER POST: RAND WATER INSTITUTE IS HIRING (GAUTENG)

Rand Water Institute is hiring a Researcher

DEADLINE: 2023/01/27

RESEARCHER: RAND WATER INSTITUTE

The overall responsibilities are to support the provision of Research and Development (R&D) solutions to Operationalise the implementation of the Risk based Innovation Driven Rand Water Strategy

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  •  Bachelor’s Degree qualification, minimum NQF level 7 in Sciences (Water Science/Engineering) with at least 5 years’ experience in research-based Institutions.
  •   Advanced Computer literacy

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Postgraduate qualification in Sciences (Water Science/Engineering) and 5 or more years’ experience in research
  • Exposure to commercialisation of research

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Conduct research as directed by the RWI’s business plan and R&D’s divisional objectives.
  • Ensure alignment of the research approved to the strategic risk register of the organization.
  • Participate in collaborative research programs as required by memorandums of understanding/agreement.
  • Manage and monitor project/s schedule/s of RWI strategic partners to ensure adherence to MOU/A.
  • Foster national/regional/global collaborations with Research/Academic Institutions.
  • Assessment of research proposals suggested for RWI and/or its partners.
  • Management of the database of the research undertaken using organisational information.
  • Management of annual RWI’s Innovation, Research and Development stakeholder Forums.
  • Involvement in commercialisation ventures of completed research.
  • Demonstrate value-add from research in the Water and Sanitation Sector.
  • Support the development of R&D Framework and procedures for Rand Water

KNOWLEDGE

·       Proven good communication skills (both verbal and written) and public presentations
·       Understanding of Rand Water Business/Water Sector
·       Understanding of relevant Legislation/strategic approaches/risk records
·       Proven track record of developing R&D business cases/reporting.

SKILLS

  • Good Computer literacy
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Administrative ability
  • Planning and organizing
  • Establishment and Participation in the R&D Committee & Forums
  • Financial management of projects and projections for new projects
  • Maintain accurate Research data

ATTITUDE

  • Excellent Customer service
  • Performance driven
  • Deadline orientated
  • Confidential
  • Safety conscious
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible and agile

Click here to apply online for the Researcher Post at Rand Water Institute

Click here to apply online for the Researcher Post at Rand Water Institute

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