South Africa, Western_Cape

SALARY : R417 552 per annum ( Level 10)

CENTRE : Agriculture, Western Cape Government

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Honours degree or equivalent qualification with Agricultural Economics and or Economics as major subjects with a minimum of 3 years` relevant experience; A valid driver’s licence. Recommendations: Communication and presentation skills. Knowledge of economic and financial (advanced) analytical techniques. Competencies: Knowledge of Economic and financial systems, analytical techniques, and international trade theory and policy; Advanced computer literacy and knowledge of programming packages (e.g. STATA); Advanced presentation and communication (written and verbal) skills; Ability to conduct independent research; Good understanding of the Agricultural sector and macro -economic factors influencing it; Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

DUTIES : Undertake and oversee the application, adaption and or/ development of models such as computerised system (Combud) for drawing up enterprise budgets; Provide training and support on a computerised system (Combud) for drawing up enterprise budgets, Develop new enterprise budgets and facilitate the development of these budgets by collecting, verifying, interpreting and evaluation of data; Perform Agricultural Economic Studies, which include but not limited to viability studies, business plan development and its evaluation, feasibility studies, cash -flows and sensitivity analysis; Provide advice to internal and external stakeholders on production economics activities and studies which include but not limited to Financial Record Keeping, viability studies, business plan devel opment and its evaluation, feasibility studies, cash -flows and sensitivity analysis; Continuously in -depth study or research of development, patterns and trends in the field of production economics by making use of recognised scientific methods; Do ongoing literature reviews and remaining well -informed regarding local and international development in the field of production economics; Give advice to top level management and communicate the research findings by means of technical and popular publications and presentations; Perform administrative and related functions.

ENQUIRIES : Mr M Mjonono at (021 808 5200)/ 078 456 2973

APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your application online only: www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs

END DATE :31/07/2018

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