HSRC Jobs Opening in South Africa Apply For Various Job Vacancies in South Africa

Apply Online For Various jobs Openings in South Africa. At Present Human Sciences Research Council is Hiring for Various Job Role in Their Departments. Candidates have required qualification and experience as per the positions required can apply through the online application link given below.

Apply For Various job Vacancies in Human Sciences Research Council For Gauteng Location

Human Sciences Research Council have recently announced the positions For Various Roles in their respected departments to fulfill the needs of their services. Candidates who are willing to apply for these position should have required qualification & Experience and living in Nearly To the organisation or be able to relocate for this position can apply by filling online application form. All the details that are required for this position to know are given on this page please read carefully before apply online.

Hiring Organisation → Human Sciences Research Council

Position → Data Analyst

Salary → ZAR 541628.00 Per Year

Job Location → Across South Africa

Last Date of Application → Ongoing

Official Job Portal: www.hsrc.ac.za

Job Description

Job Advert Summary
In delivering ‘social science that makes a difference’ the Research Divisions, Units, Institutes and Centres of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) undertake policy-oriented research from its offices in Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, and Pietermaritzburg. Our public purpose mandate is set out in the Human Sciences Research Council Act of 2008.

The Inclusive Economic Development (IED) division undertakes research to transform educational outcomes and increase economic participation. It recognises that education and the economy have long been linked, and conducts research to understand educational performance and improve learning outcomes and to interrogate wider social, spatial and structural obstacles to economic participation.

IED is looking to appoint a suitably qualified person to take on the data management and analysis responsibilities for The Imprint of Education (TIE) longitudinal cohort study, conducted in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation. The purpose of the study is to track graduate outcomes, map their livelihood trajectories and understand impact on their individual (family and peers), community (of origin and of current residence) and societal (local, regional and national) worlds. The successful candidate will be working primarily on quantitative panel data collected over 5-years (2020 to 2024).

The successful candidate will be appointed for a period of 19 months. The position can be based in any of the HSRC’s offices, namely; Cape Town, Durban or Pretoria.

Data Analyst (1 Position)

Ref. No: TIE-SRS/M

Minimum Requirements
A PhD degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, or social science with a quantitative background for appointment at Specialist level, a Masters degree for appointment at Senior Research Manager level
Three years of research-related experience post PHD or 6 years of experience post Masters.
At least 7 academic publications (or 3 publications for appointment at Senior Research Manager level)
Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing datasets (such as Excel, SPSS, STATA, SAS, R, Python).
Demonstrable mastery of basic computer skills (typical office suite software); MS Access and other database management programmes and capabilities to apply these programmes in survey data management and analysis.
Experience and strengths in statistical analysis.
Experience in creating interactive data and graphs.
Experience in documentation of data procedures.
Experience and understanding how measurement instruments, particularly large-scale surveys, relate to databases and data extractions.
Excellent writing skills.
Excellent leadership, team, communication and people skills are required, as this is a cross-cutting role.
Intellectual and personal integrity, imagination, adaptability and drive.

Duties & Responsibilities
Setting up and/or initiating linkages between complimentary databases.
Developing data quality control and quality assurance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Extracting data from survey databases using query language and advanced database tools.
Guarding and protecting the organization’s data, ensuring that the databases produce consistent, correct and reusable data.
Performing data manipulations, validations and analysis for report writing and ad hoc requests.
Supporting and informing processes to upgrade and test survey databases.
Documentation of data management processes.
Planning and managing databases for new surveys on aspects of the Alumni Tracer Survey.
Delivering high quality results to budget and to meet deadlines.
Communicating research findings in the form of report writing, databases, data tables, figures and diagrams.
Communicate research findings in academic publications
Lead junior researchers who will assist in the above responsibilities.
The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.


A cover letter of motivation indicating your suitability for the position.
A detailed CV which should clearly indicate your highest qualification and details of your citizenship.
The details of three recent referees with telephone/cell number, e-mail, contact details and institutional affiliation
The HSRC will only consider applications that comply with the above requirements.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake a written or oral competency exercise for this position.

Please register and submit your application on-line at https://hsrc.erecruit.co/

Application Instructions:

Candidates can make use of their mobile devices or any browser to register on the Neptune recruitment site, as well as to make application for available vacancies
Candidates will be prompted to upload their CV’s; Please note that currently the system cannot accept multiple, separate, attachments, please ensure that you PDF your CV and ALL your supporting documents into one file, and attach it when prompted to do so for your CV document, ensuring that it complies with the file size below;
Attachments must be less than 1MB, there is an on-screen option to resize.

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