Department of Trade Industry and Competition: Junior Economist

APPLICATIONS: can be submitted: By post to the Registry Office, The Department of Trade
Industry and Competition, Private Bag x84, Pretoria, 0001; Hand-delivered to
the dtic Campus, corner of Meintjies and Robert Sobukwe Street, Sunnyside,
Pretoria; or go to: and click on the “Careers” link to
submit online application. Applications must be submitted with a completed
and signed form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the
internet at
CLOSING DATE : 02 October 2020
NOTE : Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise and the
selection panel for SMS position will further recommend candidates to attend
a generic managerial competency-based assessment. Background verification
and security vetting will form part of the selection process and successful
candidates will be subjected to security vetting. Senior Management Pre-entry
programme certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is
required for all SMS applicants. To access the pre-certificate course, please
visit: The dtic is committed to the pursuit of
diversity and redress. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not
been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement,
please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The dtic reserves the
right not to fill any advertised position(s).

Overview: To conduct economic modelling, monitoring and evaluation to
improve development outcomes.
SALARY : R869 007 per annum (Level 12) (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate honours degree or equivalent qualification. 3-5 years’ appropriate
data management experience. Key Requirements: Must have good data
research skills, and the ability to translate data well. Should have managerial
competencies, like problem solving skills, financial management,
communication, strategic planning. Technical skills required: quantitative and
qualitative data management report writing, research, project management,
policy development. Computer literacy. Knowledge: prescripts and policies,
economics, national and international data sources.
DUTIES : Support improved utilisation of data across the dtic. Identify and systemise data
source and databases, and identify and procure appropriate software.
Organise regular training in data utilisation and analysis and in relevant
software for staff members of the dtic. Assist with monthly consolidation and
presentation of new data on employment, economic growth, equity and other
relevant variables. Support policy formulation and review.
ENQUIRIES : Should you have enquiries or experience any problem submitting your
application contact the Recruitment Office on Tel No: (012) 394 1809/1835.
NOTE : In terms of the dtic’s EE requirements, preference will be given to Coloured,
Indian and White candidates and persons with disabilities.