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Stats SA Vacancies: District Manager

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27 Feb, 2014

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Management Jobs in South Africa

(One permanent position exists in the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Office: Ugu District Office)
(Salary level 12: R587 358 all-inclusive remuneration package per annum)
(Ref. No.: 52/04/14KZN)

Key Performance Areas:

● Develop strategic, tactical/operational plans, policies, procedures, process
mapping and standards operating procedure (SOP) for field operations ● Manage fieldwork operations and data
collection processes in the district office ● Manage the implementation of corporate services functions in the
district ● Manage the implementation of statistical support services and respond to user needs and requests. ●
Ensure the effective management and leadership of staff and utilisation of resources ● Liaise with stakeholders.



● A three-year tertiary qualification in Statistics/Mathematics/Demography/Social
Studies/Geography ● Training in sampling techniques, survey methodology, customer focus, financial and fleet
management is essential ● At least five years experience in operations management ● Knowledge of project
management, questionnaire design, sampling techniques and report writing ● Knowledge of MS Office Suite ●
A valid drivers license will be an added advantage.


Person Profile:

● This position will suit a person who: Is innovative thinking, assertive and team work
orientated with good communication, decision-making, leadership, presentation, interviewing, strategic thinking,
conflict-resolution and map reading skills ● Ability to adapt to change ● Ability to work under pressure.


Short-listed applicants must be willing to undergo a competency exercise as part of the selection process.
Closing date for applications: 28 February 2014
Required documents: A signed Z83 application form ● 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. If you apply for more than one position, submit separate

● Head Office, Pretoria: Post to the Recruitment Manager, Statistics SA, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0001 or
hand-deliver at 170 De Bruin Park Building, corner Andries (Thabo Sehume) and Vermeulen (Madiba) Streets,
Enquiries: Kindly contact Mr. Collen Mokonyane or Obed Marubyane at (012) 310 0151/366 4604.

● Eastern Cape: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Statistics South Africa, P.O.Box 7379,
Quigney, East London 5211 or hand deliver at 15 Coutts Street, Ocean Terrace Park, Quigney.
Enquiries: Kindly contact Mr. Lungelo Nonkewuse at (043) 707- 4900.

● KwaZulu Natal: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X 54337, Durban 4000 or hand-deliver at 85 on
Field, 85 Joe Slovo Street, 4th Floor. Enquiries: Kindly contact Ms Futhi Mkhize at (031) 360 0600.

Stats SA endeavours to promote the careers of previously disadvantaged persons by applying the
principles of appropriate legislation, e.g. Employment Equity Act, 1998.


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