Assistant Director: Researcher Policy Development

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
REF NO: DFSC/17/17/01
SALARY : R334 545 per annum, Level 09
CENTRE : DFSC Office, Kasteel Park, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.
CLOSING DATE : 18 August 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Qualifications: A recognized Bachelor Degree/ National Diploma (NQF 5/6 level).
Post-graduate Degree/Diploma with Research Methodology will be an advantage.
The successful candidate must be willing to travel locally and abroad with the commission, as directed by the commission.
Experience: Applicants must have a equivalent level in human resources policy development, with particular reference to policy analysis and understanding of conditions of service.
The ability to apply sound research methodology and project management principles in human license will be an advantage.
Competencies: A sound understanding and ability to interpret relevant Acts, Regulations, Policies, Frameworks and Guidelines pertaining to conditions of service, policy analysis and development, monitoring and evaluation.
Execution of research analysis programmes, conceptual thinking and problem solving, Report writing, written and verbal communication, computer skills, negotiations, ability to network, good interpersonal skills and Project management.
The ability to work independently.

DUTIES :
The successful candidate will be required to perform the following Core Functions: Coordinate and facilitate the activities of the Policy Review Committee.
Develop terms of reference for policy review regarding mandated projects on the review of policies.
Conduct research and write reports with recommendations on the review of applicable policies.
Write reports with findings and recommendations on the review of policies to MOD&MV.
Maintain a regulatory framework on applicable policies in the DOD and SANDF.
Liaise with the Pay & Service benefits and Conditions of Service Committee Coordinators to establish a single point of reference.

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