Chief Officer: Qualifications and Research EKE126

  • Kontak Recruitment
  • Centurion
  • Mar 28, 2018
Full time Education

Job Description







Chief Officer Qualifications and Research (COQR) (EKE126)


R1 - R1,5 Million per annum


Minimum Qualifications and Experience

NQF Level 9 qualification (Masters level) or relevant equivalent qualification

Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience in a top management position

In-depth knowledge of curriculum design and qualification development

Experience in a SETA environment is an added advantage

A results driven strategic thinker with a proven record of providing leadership.


Position reports directly to CEO

provide strategic leadership and guidance to the Enabling Unit (Qualification and Quality Assurance, Sector Skills Planning and Research Units) to achieve its strategic objectives.


Required knowledge, skills and competencies

Provide leadership on identification, development and registration of Qualifications and Learning Programmes,

Lead the Research agenda

Create and/or maintain corporate culture of quality management by implementing world class quality management systems (QMS)

Provide leadership i.r.o. adherence and contribution to relevant national QQA policies and practices

Building and maintaining strategic partnerships with relevant organisations and institutions, including

Build, lead and maintain an effective team within the Unit

Implement best practice performance management, coaching and mentorship methods

Provide strategic leadership on Risk Management within Unit

Lead the Unit to achieve set goals and targets within set timeframes

Provide leadership iro financial management as per the PFMA and any other relevant government policies

Uphold and lead good corporate governance within the Unit


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities and Attributes

Experience in and exposure to project management

Familiarity with QCTO requirements

Exposure to SETA environment

Be willing to work extended working hours from time to time in order to meet statutory requirements and/or deadlines/ Extensive travelling

Able to provide strong leadership, coaching and mentoring of team

Excellent writing, reporting and presentation skills

Financial management and budgeting skills


Closing date: 27th Feb 2018



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