REF NO: FIM05/2020
SALARY : R1 251 183 per annum
CENTRE : Cape Town
REQUIREMENTS : A recognised Bachelor’s degree in Natural/Environmental Sciences NQF
Level 7 as recognized by SAQA plus 5 years’ experience in a senior managerial position in an environmental/ Fisheries Field. Sound knowledge
and understanding of all relevant legislation and regulations that govern the Public Service including the PFMA and Treasury Regulations, the Public Service Act and Regulations, the Labour Relations Act, etc. Knowledge of the Marine Living Resources Act and all applicable legislation. Background in research in a Marine related field. Knowledge of fisheries production systems.
Knowledge of marine biology, fish biology, aquatic vertebrate or invertebrate reproductive biology. Knowledge of research methods and processes. Knowledge of current state and trends in fisheries research and management
(globally). To be considered, applicants must display strategic capability and leadership skills, coupled with good financial management, problem-solving and analysis capabilities, Programme and Project Management, Change
Management, Knowledge Management; Service Delivery Innovation and strong people management and empowerment skills. Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication & Honesty and Integrity.
DUTIES : To provide scientific and strategic leadership for natural science research on
fisheries resources and scientific advice to support the sustainable and optimal
management of aquatic resources; Provide scientific and strategic leadership for ecosystem research and scientific ecosystem-related advice to support the sustainable and optimal management of aquatic resources and the management of aquaculture; Provide scientific and strategic leadership for aquaculture natural science research and scientific advice to support the management and development of aquaculture; Create an enabling environment for research; Ensure cooperative governance, enhance service delivery and stakeholder relations through participation; Oversee the
management of the resources (including the management and development of human resources) of the Chief Directorate.
ENQUIRIES : Ms S Middleton Tel No: (082) 371 6088.