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SENIOR RESEARCHER - 369478
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
A Senior Researcher role has become available in Pretoria East and my client is looking to appoint a candidate who has 6 - 7 years’ experience in research of the ICT field, including research on ICT technologies, market analysis, development, implementation, general management, operational responsibility in a large corporate/public sector organization plus 3 years’ experience in ICT research within the corporate/public sector.
Responsibilities of the Role:
Ensure that resources are kept abreast of the latest industry developments and ensure that appropriate technologies are used for knowledge management to ensure that innovation and improved productivity.
Develop and execute stakeholder relationship management plans to enable effective management and improvement of stakeholder relationships.
Manage resources (i.e., budget/finances, asset/equipment) within the Unit to ensure the efficient operation and that all the resources are utilized optimally.
Participate in the development and implementation of Architectural mechanisms, by providing research to support the development of GWEA to improve interoperability of government systems by the ICT Research and Innovation.
Provide pro-active ICT research services and distribution of research material to other departments and internal business units to meet ICT Research and Innovation service delivery commitments.
Support the Research and Innovation in developing and implementing Innovation and Research strategies and roadmaps (from a Digital Lab perspective) to ensure a comprehensive and integrated prototype function.
Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of governance mechanisms for Digital Lab and monitor the adherence thereto to deliver quality products in a controlled environment.
Provide research on public services and impact on citizens to meet ICT Research and Innovation service delivery commitments.
Programmes/projects manage development/procurement and maintenance projects of ICT Research and Innovation to meet Research and Innovation.
Bachelor’s degree in ICT or related field (Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology and Engineering) or equivalent.
6 - 7 years’ experience in research of the ICT field, including research on ICT technologies, market analysis, development, implementation, general management, operational responsibility in a large corporate/public sector organization including 3 years’ experience in ICT research within the corporate/public sector.
Established a track record of managing staff (Cross-functional environment experience highly desirable).
Research and published papers or reports on IT.
Demonstrated project management competency.
Research analysis of efficient and effective IT solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
Must have Knowledge of the following:
ICT Governance and Compliance.
Financial management principles /methodology.
ICT business environment and landscape.
Business Reference Model and Strategy Formulation.
Corporate Solutions Entity Relationship Diagrams.
Governance Processes and Standards (COBIT, ITIL, UML).
Project Management principles (PM Bok/ Prince 2).
IT Quality Management.
General ICT Procurement.
ICT Standards. Integration Methodologies.
IT Strategies and Architectures.
Customer management services.
Information Management KING IV and Company Act.
Architecture Methodologies and Practices.
Risk and Issue management.