African Evalaution Network (AEN) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is launching the first annual Africa Evidence Leadership Award, to recognise and honour people who have raised the awareness of evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) in Africa. The aim of the award is to showcase the status of Africa in global EIDM discussions by recognising impactful, insightful, and innovative engagement with EIDM in Africa. Both research evidence producers and users of research evidence such as civil servants are eligible to apply for the award, valued at USD4000. Click here for more information http://www.africaevidencenetwork.org/uj-launches-africa-evidence-leadership-award/
The Twende Mbele initiative is looking for a bilingual (English/French) Communications and Learning Coordinator. This is a one year fixed term contract based in Johannesburg. The closing date for application is 10 February 2018. Read more about the vacancy Communication and Learning Coordinator
The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), through the CLEAR-AA invites qualified individuals of substantive stature to apply for the following senior position on a two-year renewable contract basis at a market-related remuneration package. Reporting to the Director, the successful candidates will be expected to translate the Centre’s vision and strategy into delivery of high-quality technical advisory services in the area of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) and knowledge generation. Click here for more information Senior M&E Technical specialists
Purpose/Description of Job
To assist the Research Support and Consulting team by providing administrative and other support to the unit. Responsibilities will include processing of documentation to enable payment of service providers, maintaining full and accurate records of legal and financial documents in the unit’s systems, and a range of other administrative tasks. Closing date: Monday 4 December 2017 (close of business). To find out more about the position click here Research Support Administrator – November 2017
To assist the Research Support and Consulting team to grow the portfolio, in number and value, of contract research and consulting projects supported by the Company. The Research Business Development Manager (“RBDM”) will be required to build and maintain networks of University researchers as well as industry, government and other research funders. The RBDM will be expected to seek opportunities to grow business from both existing customers as well as from new customers. However, the core focus of this position will be on sourcing external funding opportunities and growing Wits Enterprise’s portfolio of external clients.
Closing date: 20 November 2017
Click here for more information Research Business Development Manager (2)