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The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) has the following internal vacancy for a Researcher based at INSETA offices in Gauteng. Applications are invited from suitable candidates. No application will be considered that does not fulfil the minimum requirements. 

Reporting line – Skills Development Manager 
Permanent position 

Job Purpose: 
INSETA is looking to appoint an experienced researcher in the area of research writing, reporting and data analysis. To drive the Research agenda of INSETA in the following areas: 
• Collating and consolidating the sector skills plan research information 
• Drafting the sector skills plan report in line with the research framework 
• Conducting new research on the supply and demand for skills in the subsectors 
• Initiating and conducting surveys with INSETA stakeholders and preparing the report from the information 
• Supporting INSETA with ad hoc research assignments 
Qualifications requirements: 
• Minimum Qualification required – Degree, Preferably in Social Science or Research 
• Qualification preferred – Honours and Masters 

Minimum Experience requirements: 
• Minimum 5 years working experience with SETA research 
• Must have produced research reports for the insurance or related services sector 
• Must have experience in dealing with and interviewing senior executives of companies 
• Must be experienced in drafting interview questionnaires 

Understanding of: 
▪ National Skills Development Strategy III, April 11 to March 2016. 
▪ Understanding of the Insurance sector environment 
▪ Compulsory that incumbent has read the INSETA SSP and understands the focus. 

Skills / Competencies and Knowledge 
• Writing and Reporting 
• Editing of research reports 

Applicant must have 
• Drivers Licence and own vehicle 

Applicant must be available to work overtime and weekends as and when required. 

Remuneration: Patterson Job Grade C4

INSETA is an equal opportunity employer and preference will be afforded to candidates in terms of our Employment Equity Plan. 

Please email your CV to, clearly stating the position you are applying for. 

Closing date: 11 October 2020 

If you have not been contacted within 6 weeks of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be with short-listed candidates. INSETA reserves the right not to fill any position advertised.

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