Senior Professional Officer: Policy & Research – City of Cape Town

Job Title Senior Professional Officer: Policy & Research       Vacancies Available: 1

Function: Corporate Services, Strategic Development Information & GIS – Urban Development Policy, Research and Management.

Employer: City of Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements (Education & Experience):

  • A postgraduate degree in Social/Natural Sciences or Humanities (a Master’s Degree would be advantageous)
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in the urban development field.
  • A strong background in research and information management.
  • Advanced computer proficiency in the MS Office suite and well developed internet skills.

Key Performance Areas:

·         Assist with urban development policy, strategy and research management processes.

·         Provide support and advice on urban development research processes.

·         Critically analyze and interpret socio-economic and urban development information and trends to inform decision making.

·         Monitor urban development indicators and trends.

·         Coordinate strategic information and research initiatives.

·         Manage projects

Job Reference No: No.CS 24/13

Annual Salary: 499,724 Rands per year.

Closing Date for Applications: 18 June 2013 

How to Apply: Send a detailed CV and cover letter to:

Include the Job Reference No. in your application letter.