Policy/Political Analyst

temporary
Short Job Description: 

Our client is looking to hire an excellent candidate keen to work with a small team of senior experts reporting to the Head of Research. Join the team and contribute to an exciting programme of policy work at
city and national levels, as South Africa starts to reform and build a better future for everyone.

Job posting date: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Job Type: 
Graduate placement
Required skills: 
Administration
Policy Planning & Regulation
Research
Political Science
Required Qualification: 
PhD or Masters in politics, history, economics or any relevant social sciences.
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R20 000
Remuneration term: 
Monthly
Full Job Description: 

Political Analyst Contract job, Johannesburg, Gauteng. 

 

Our client is looking to hire an excellent candidate keen to work with a small team of senior experts reporting to the Head of Research. Join the team and contribute to an exciting programme of policy work at
city and national levels, as South Africa starts to reform and build a better future for everyone.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

Ph.D. or Masters in politics, history, economics or any relevant social sciences.
The required competencies include excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal skills, very good analytical ability, and experience working under pressure to meet deadlines.

Advanced MS office skills and an ability to contribute to team success are essential. The position is open to South African Citizens with a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
PhD in politics, history, economics or any relevant social sciences. Additional language proficiency in either Sotho, Zulu or Xhosa, as well as five to eight years’ experience in a similar role.
Knowledge of and experience working with South Africa’s TVET, NEETS and youth unemployment policy challenges would also be advantageous.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

Research and information analysis
Writing: reports, reviews and briefs
Project support and administration
Participation in workshops and event organisation.

 

Please include a brief covering letter setting out your interest in and suitability for the job, and a sole-authored

Country: 
South Africa
Which province(s) does this job apply to: 
Gauteng
City/Town: 
Johannesburg

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