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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 [email protected], 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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