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 of favour)
● Administrative competence: The ability of bringing it all together.
● Detailed CV with contact details of three recent references ● Certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document.
NB: Applicants risk being disqualified for failing to submit all the required documents as indicated above.
Important note: If you do not hear from us within three months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful ● Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only ● Statistics South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment ● Appointment is subject to security clearance, the signing of a performance agreement or plan, verification of the applicant’s documents and reference checking ● Applications received after the closing date will not be considered ● Please clearly indicate the reference number of the position you apply for in your application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Short-listed applicants must be willing to undergo a competency exercise as part of the selection process.
HOW TO APPLY
Stats SA endeavours to promote the careers of previously disadvantaged persons by applying the principles of appropriate legislation, e.g. Employment Equity Act, 1998. People living with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the advertised positions.