Job Title: Programme Officer; Science, Technology and Innovation
Position Level: P1
Duty Station: Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Supervisor: Head, NEPAD Science, Technology and Innovation Hub (NSTIH)
The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post ofProgramme Officer: Science, Technology and Innovation.
Under the supervision of the Head, NEPAD Science, Technology and Innovation Hub (NSTIH) of the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA) or his/her delegate, the Programme Officer: Science, Technology and Innovation will generate evidence that will be used by policy makers and other stakeholders in Africa to make informed choices as to how they should harness emerging technologies for development. S/he will be responsible for conducting background studies on technology acquisition, regulatory requirements and policy demands for emerging technologies for economic development.
Applications should be forwarded utilizing ‘’Arial’’ font 11.5: To apply, please submit the following:
- A motivation letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency.
- A detailed and updated curriculum vitae (CV), not exceeding five (5) pages and indicating your nationality, age and gender.
- Three (3) referees with good knowledge of the candidate’s work, furnishing full contact details, telephone, fax and e-mail addresses.
- Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.
Applications must be received not later than Monday, 14 March 2016 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 1234; Halfway House; Midrand, 1685
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