Statistics South Africa: Deputy Manager: Field Logistics

Posted on :

27 Feb, 2014

Category :

Logistics Jobs in South Africa

(One permanent position exists in the Census Operations division at Head Office, Pretoria)
(Salary level 11: R495 603 all-inclusive remuneration package per annum)
(Ref: No.: 53/02/14HO)

Key Performance Areas:

• Develop policies, procedures and co-ordinate processes for Census regarding field
logistics management. • Manage all field Logistics for Census project • Develop and review training plans and
training materials for field logistics staff • Co-ordinate process for the specification for census project • Liaise
with stakeholders • Manage staff and other resources.



• A three-year tertiary qualification in Social Sciences/Supply Chain Management or any other
relevant field • Training in project management, logistics management and training is essential • At least five
years experience in management of Survey/Census fieldwork, logistics management, processing, strategic
management, project management and working with large teams • Knowledge of South African Census taking,
logistics management, Fieldwork and MS Office Suite • A valid driver’s license.


Person Profile:

• This position will suit a person with: Good communication, leadership, strategic, analytical
and lateral thinking skills • Ability to communicate with contractors at senior levels and to ensure decisiveness,
creativity, improvement and quality orientation • Ability to manage people and work in a team • Willingness to
work long hours, weekends and travel all over the country


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.

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principles of appropriate legislation, e.g. Employment Equity Act, 1998.


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