•An Honours and/or Master’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering and/or systems design;
•Extensive experience in the private sector in solution architect or equivalent roles;
•Experience in working with and/or within government settings will be an advantage;
•Proven team and/or line management experience;
•Performance-oriented, deadline driven, and solution focussed;
•Creative problem solving abilities given known constraints.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a competency exercise for this position. The successful candidate will be appointed on a freelance contract with short-term specified deliverables.
APPLICATIONS: In your application, please include:
1.A cover letter of motivation indicating your suitability for the position;
2.A detailed CV which should clearly indicate your highest qualification, skills and expertise experience;
3.A portfolio of evidence relating to similar work;
4.The details of three recent referees with telephone/cell number and e-mail contact details and institutional affiliation.
5.An indication of your hourly rate.
Please submit your application on-line at http://hsrc.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/
Please note the following:
•Ensure you use Google Chrome or Firefox from a computer or laptop, and not a cell phone
•Only your CV can be uploaded on the first page after you have registered/logged in.
•ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS can be uploaded on the “Document” tab on your profile
•Attachments must be less than 2 MB.
•Should you experience problems applying online, please send your applications to [email protected] Clearly indicate the reference number in the subject line.
ENQUIRIES (NOT CVs or APPLICATIONS TO BE SUBMITTED) may be directed to
Gerard Ralphs ([email protected])
The HSRC is committed to accelerating the improvement in the proportion of its researchers who are black, female or disabled.
Only applications that comply with these requirements will be considered.
Closing date: 8 October 2020. We encourage applicants to submit prior to the closing date. If you do not receive any response from us within eight weeks, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of their application.
The HSRC reserves the right not to make an appointment.