RESEARCH EXPERT – LAW REF NO: L/09/19 (3 Year Contract)

APPLICATIONS : The DG of the Department of Communications, Private Bag X812, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Cnr Francis Baard & Festival Street, Hatfield , Pretoria FOR ATTENTION : Mr A Khameli CLOSING DATE : 27 September 2019 NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and IDdocument. The certification must be within three (3) months. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). The successful candidates must disclose particulars of all registrable financial interests and sign the employment contracts with one month from the date of assumption of duty as well as sign a performance agreements within three months from the date of assumption of duty.

 SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (the all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund, a medical fund and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules).

 CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (NQF level 7) in Bachelor’s degree in Bachelor’s degree in Law and or Business Management as recognized by SAQA. Experience: At least 5 years’ middle experience in conducting research in telecommunications policies and regulations. Job Knowledge: Understanding of policy environment. Knowledge of telecommunications policies and regulation, law and international law, social development and ethics, social impact analysis. Knowledge of Electronic and Communication Act. General knowledge of key 4IR technologies (Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Block-chain, Nano-technology, Precision medicine, etc.); and Knowledge of business practices and processes Competencies Required: Strategic capability and leadership, financial management, problem solving and analysis, people management and empowerment, project management, knowledge management, change management, service delivery innovation.

 DUTIES : Reporting to the Senior Research Expert on 4IR, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research on law in relation to 4IR. Coordinating and monitoring the implementation of 4IR interventions and programs with a focus on law. Participating in international and regional discussions and conferences on 4IR matters. Development of the socio economic impact assessment and Fourth Industrial Revolution indicators.

ENQUIRIES : Ms Mathope Thusi Tel No: (012) 473 0174