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Research Administrator

Industry: Government / Job Expires: 2024-03-22 00:00:00 / Location: Gauteng

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The primary purpose of the job is to provide administrative functions on research documents, templates, research reporting, including analytical and interpretive support to company's research output in delivering its mandate.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Economics, Econometrics, Law, Statistics, Commerce, or Finance.
  • 3 years’ experience in an Administrative role.
  • Knowledge of Public Administration.
  • Knowledge of the budget process.
  • Knowledge of research process.
  • Computer literacy (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, EViews & Stata).

Main Duties

1. Administration 

  • Provide an effective and efficient administrative support to the Executive Head: Research.
  • Assist with collating and compiling the research performance information for input onto the research Divisional report.
  • Compile the research reports.
  • Develop the relevant templates and basic data models and process documents.
  • Manage research quality through document and presentation editing and formatting.
  • Ensure that the Executive Manager’s diary is updated and maintained.
  • Effective planning and coordinating of all Research travel arrangements as authorised through the requisition process.

2. Maintenance and Updating the Research database 

  • Manage the research data and research documents, including record keeping, filing, and archiving.
  • Establish and maintain an accurate and updated filing / document management system for research.

3. Coordination of Research Reports and Papers 

  • Collate information on policy research.
  • Coordinate reporting requirements from research managers.
  • Assist with proof reading, formatting and consolidation of research reports, papers and submissions.
  • Compile research reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and content requirements for progress reporting.
  • Assist executive manager and research team on researcher contributions to reports.
  • Compile datasets, conduct exploratory data work, literature review and related research assignments.
  • Project management of research papers through proposals and drafts.
  • Advise on implications of research findings as well as recommendations.

4. Governance and Compliance

  • Ensure timeous distribution of governance and compliance matters to research team, as directed by the executive head: research.
  • Ensure that newly appointed research team members have copies of the company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all irregularities are brought to the immediate attention of the executive manager: research.
  • Ensure that any failure to comply with legislation or corporate governance frameworks is brought immediately to the attention of the Executive Head: Research.

Skills and Competencies

  • Public administration.
  • Financial management.
  • Communication.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Teamwork.
  • Ethics and integrity.
  • Diversity and change management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem resolving skills.

Location: Cape Town

N.B: By responding to this advert, you consent to Heitha Staffing Group processing your personal information for recruitment purposes and confirm that any personal information has been submitted voluntarily. Applicants will be requested to fill in and sign a POPI Act Consent Form.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us in 4 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.

To apply please send your CV to intern2@heitha.co.za

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