Company Name : South African Weather Service (SAWS)
Job Title : Weather and Climate Services Executive Vacancies
Salary : Total Package Negotiable
Closing Date : 30 November 2018
Record Reference : HCM-ADVERT-WS01/112018
Centre : Pretoria
Job Type : Five Year Contract
Website : https://www.weathersa.co.za/
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SAWS Weather & Climate Services Executive Vacancies
The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is a Section 3(a) public entity under the Ministry of Water and Environmental Affairs and is governed by a Board of Directors.
Related : University of Johannesburg UJ Online Application Portal 2019 : www.southafricain.com/13301.html
30 November 2018 . Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Candidates who have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
The position of the Executive: Weather and Climate Services reports to the Chief Executive Officer.
The position is tasked with the responsibility and accountability to oversee the effective management and functioning of service delivery responsibilities of SAWS for both the Public and Commercial clients as mandated by the SAWS Act.
How To Apply
** Enquiries for the above-mentioned positions must be directed to Ms. Faith Borotho, at Tel. (012) 367 6095 or firstname.lastname@example.org
** A comprehensive CV with copies of qualifications should be emailed (with the name of the position and relevant reference number in the subject line) to: email@example.com
Job Notification : www.southafricain.com/uploads/13309exe.pdf
** Minimum MSc, MEng or related postgraduate degree
** MBA or MBL will be an added advantage
** Minimum of 10 years’ management experience within a scientific or related entity with demonstrable general management experience
** Services industry experience will be an added benefit
Attributes & Competencies
** Innovative, strategic and leadership capability
** Highly developed people, change and stakeholder management
** Analytical thinking and decision-making
** Excellent drafting, presentation and negotiating skills
** General Management skills
Key Performance Areas
** Provide leadership and develop strategic programs and systems for the achievement of the organizational strategic objectives including requirements for and optimal use of High Performance Computing capability
** Introduce a smart and efficient integrated operating model, as well as adopt and apply technology to improve operational best practice and service delivery
** The strategic management and directing of the provision of weather and climate products and services
to various sectors of the South African economy and the general public
** Driving Innovation through Research and Development in Weather and Climate including Air Quality related research
** Provide scientific and business leadership to develop and grow SAWS product and services offerings to extend SAWS reach to in all sectors of the economy and to the entire South African population.
** To ensure best practice compliance and sustainability of business development policies and strategies
** Collaborate with relevant national, regional and international organisations to maximise the beneficial impact of the SAWS’s weather and climate service programs and activities
** Represent South Africa at relevant World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), ICAO, IMO and other international coordinating bodies as appropriate
** evelop strategies that will ensure scientific modernisation and innovation in weather forecasting and climate prediction techniques and systems
** Strategically provide leadership on the component of the National Forecaster Centre, national marine and national general forecast products and services.
South African Weather Service
Eco Glades block 1b, Eco Park,
Cnr Olievenhoutbosch and Ribbon Grass Streets,
Private Bag X097
Tel: +27 12 367 6000
Fax: +27 12 367 6200