Mar 26, 2021
REF NO: 30/03/21HO SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13) (All-inclusive package) REQUIREMENTS : An Honour’s degree in Statistics/ Economics/ Econometrics/ Mathematics or related field of study. Advanced training in SAS. Project Management experience. At least 6 years relevant experience of which 5 years must be at middle management level. Research skills as well as skills to implement operational theoretical solutions to problems researched. Knowledge of statistical processes. Knowledge of MS Office Suite. A valid driver’s license. DUTIES : Design, develop and maintain suitable sampling frames and select samples for surveys. Conceptualise and design computer programmes, develop methodologies for weighting and estimation, and conduct weighting and estimation for survey areas. Provide specialist advice and evaluate the quality of surveys and censuses. Conceptualise, develop and maintain sources and methods documentation. Render technical guidance in the development of specifications, guidelines and procedures for the development of programmes and systems. Provide specialist advice to stakeholders and the methodology team. Provide on-the-job training to team members. STATISTICS SOUTH AFRICA: Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999). Stats SA strives to excel in the following five competencies: Intellectual capability to lead the scientific work of statistics, Technological competence for purposes of large-scale processing and for complex computations and accessibility of information to the public, Logistical competence for deployment of (forward and reverse) logistics of large-scale field operations and for strategic choices regarding operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness, Political competence in understanding the political environment without being political or Politicised (commitment of delivery without fear or favour), Administrative competence: The ability of bringing it all together. APPLICATIONS : All applications must be submitted online on the following link: NOTE : Applications must be a submitted online and must be completed in full on all fields including the declaration part. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be stated. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and certified copies of qualifications and ID must be uploaded on the system. General information: Candidates whose appointments promote representativity in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. The shortlisted candidate(s) will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment and must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by Statistics South Africa. One of the minimum entry requirement for SMS position is the pre-entry certificate. The successful candidate(s) will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to security clearance. Applications that do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this Department within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Note: Statistics South Africa reserves the right to fill or not fill the below-mentioned posts.
Statistics South Africa Pretoria, south Africa Full time