Posted on :
15 Aug, 2019
15 Aug, 2019
The Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) is a Johannesburg-based organisation that studies the effectiveness of state institutions in the discharge of their mandates. PARI is affiliated to Wits University and to the University of Cape Town and is a leading research institute thinking about the state in South Africa and the global South.
Using a variety of social science research methodologies, it works inside state organisations to understand where power lies in these organisations and how it is exercised, in order to develop recommendations for improved governance, accountability and organisational performance. It works with change agents in state institutions and with civil society partners to advocate for an improved state.
Job Title: Executive Director (PARI)
Location: South Africa
PARI is looking for a dynamic Executive Director to lead the organisation in a manner that supports its mission and objectives. The Executive Director will be expected to drive and lead the intellectual mission of PARI. The Executive Director will plan, lead, co-ordinate, fund-raise for and control the activities of PARI.
He/she will develop and support its intellectual vision and research activities, provide strategic leadership, facilitate business development for organisational sustainability, fundraise, drive strategies to optimise key client and stakeholder relationships within the public sector, private sector, academic sector and community and ensure accountability for programme implementation.
The incumbent should have:
In addition, the incumbent should:
Application: Friday, 30th August 2019