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Research Analyst: Policy, Strategy and Research

Research Analyst: Policy, Strategy and Research

 (permanent position)

CTC: R564 016.88

This position reports to the Manager: Policy, Strategy & Research. The successful candidate will conduct research as well as provide general support to the Economic Research division. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in conducting research, more specifically economic research, collecting, collating and analysing information and research data with the ability to problem solve. The candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to communicate both oral and written research findings. The candidate will be required to be meticulous, work independently, have a strong work ethic and be able to work as part of a team.

Requirements: • A postgraduate qualification in Economics / Econometrics / Maritime studies / Statistics or equivalent postgraduate qualification or relevant experience in a regulatory, economic or port and maritime research institution • At least five years’ relevant research experience • South African Citizenship • Experience and knowledge within an economic regulatory environment • Understanding of port policy and regulatory environment; and • A working knowledge of the maritime environment is an added advantage.

Application details: full job profile is available on the Ports Regulator website (

The Ports Regulator is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Our building is accessible to people with disabilities, and the organisation will take all reasonable measures to accommodate the needs of successful candidates with disabilities.

Applications must consist of the following: • A comprehensive letter of application which includes: * Notice periods required in current position * Employment Equity status * Residence status (RSA citizen, etc.) • A complete CV attached thereto, which includes: * Thorough academic and work history * Languages spoken and proficiency * Responsibilities in each position held • A copy of the Identity Document • Certified copies of Senior certificate and other qualifications. The Ports Regulator reserves the right not to fill any vacancies.

Contact Port Regulator recruitment team to: re*********@po************.org for any enquiries.

Forward your application, clearly stating the position for which you are applying, in the e-mail subject title, to: re*********@po************.org by no later than midnight on 15 October 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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