Dalitso Consulting Pty Ltd Senior Researcher

By | April 30, 2021

Dalitso Consulting Pty Ltd Senior Researcher

Dalitso Consulting Pty Ltd

Senior Researcher

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • From 460000 to 770000 (Ctc) – Yearly
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Senior Researcher

Introduction

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.

Description

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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 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:

  • Corporate Governance.
  • ICT Governance and Compliance.
  • Development Methodologies.
  • 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.
  • IT Security.
  • ICT Standards. Integration Methodologies.
  • IT Strategies and Architectures.
  • Customer management services.
  • Information Management KING IV and Company Act.
  • Financial management.
  • Architecture Methodologies and Practices.
  • Risk and Issue management.