· Manage the operations of the Free State National Botanical Garden, its associated Estates and infrastructure;
· Foster strategic partnerships with local, national and international stakeholders;
· Increase garden-based income through marketing and tourism initiatives and source funding for sustaining the operations;
· Represent the Garden on various management committees, as appropriate;
· Improve workplace safety, health and environment;
· Manage financial resources, budget and garden development projects;
· Human Capital Development and implementation of SANBI’s sustainable transformation agenda.
Please Note: 1) An application form (obtainable from our Offices or SANBI website www.sanbi.org must accompany the CV together with a letter motivating why the applicant should be favourably considered for the position and confirming that the minimum qualifications are met (applicants lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered).
2) A competency assessment and skills test will be conducted as part of the selection process.
3) Applicants must also provide the full names, addresses and telephone numbers and if possible e-mail addresses of at least three referees.
4) Failure to submit the requested information and reference number may result in your application not being considered.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. All applications will be considered with the understanding that, in terms of the SANBI Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.
Contact Mr Steve Mahlangu on XXX-XXXX or preferably, or forward the completed application form, a letter and concise CV via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax XXX-XXXX. Postal applications are to be addressed to the Assistant Director: Human Resources, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Private Bag X101, Pretoria, 001.
Candidates are expected to be available for selection interviews on a date and time as determined by SANBI. If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications unsuccessful.