Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage
We are seeking to appoint a motivated employee in the following positions:
COLLECTIONS & DIGITISATION DEPARTMENT
COLLECTIONS MANAGER MARINE BIOLOGY
Basic Salary Range: R305 220 – R412 908 per annum, plus benefits
Requirements: B.Sc degree (majoring in Zoology or similar) • At least three years’ experience working in a museum as an Assistant Collections Manager or similar with a demonstrated track record of competence and success • Knowledge of professional standards in managing, developing and caring for marine biology collections • Advanced computer literacy and database ability • Proof of valid Code EB driver’s licence.
Key Responsibilities include: To manage all aspects of the Marine Biology collections, including storage and retrieval systems, database entries, loans administration, conservation and documentation of new collection material • Management of all facets of a natural history collection including specimen preparation, accessioning of specimens, maintenance of collections, reorganisation of collections, conservation and loans, databasing/digitising of marine biology collections • Management of junior staff in the Marine Biology collections team • Participation in education and exhibition projects.
Competencies Required: Ability to record information accurately • Ability to manage a team • Ability to work in a team and independently • Effective Communication Skills • Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders’ • Knowledge of the procurement process • Maintain clean and organised environment/area.
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (REPORTING TO DIRECTOR HR)
Basic Salary Range: R379 380 – R513 312 per annum, plus benefits
Requirements: Relevant three-year qualification in HR Management • At least five years’ HR experience with at least two at management level • Knowledge and experience in the management of payroll that is not managed by another department or outsourced • Experience in working on VIP Payroll and HR Information System or equivalent system • Superior knowledge of legislation, regulations, codes and best practice related to human resources, payroll management and occupational health and safety • Intermediate level MS Office skills • A valid Code EB driver’s licence.
Key Responsibilities include: General management and development of staff responsible for the HR functions related to Remuneration & Benefits • Induction & Orientation • Recruitment & Selection • Job Evaluation • Employment Equity • Learning & Development • Performance Management • Employee Assistance • Termination Administration • Labour Relations • Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting in terms of organisational and compliance requirements • Ensure the development and implementation of compliant HR-related policies and procedures • Take responsibility for the operational management of the HR department including people management, programmes and financial management as well as the development and monitoring of an annual departmental budget, the organisational salary budget and a learning & development budget.
Competencies Required: Excellent leadership and people management skills • Ability to manage and mitigate all HR related risks • Forward thinking and planning skills that will ensure the effective, efficient and timely delivery of HR-related work • Ability to keep abreast of HR-related legislation, regulations, codes and best practice to enable the effective monitoring of compliance • Effective verbal and written communication skills • Ability to give guidance to line management in terms of people management challenges and proposing interventions where appropriate.
SUPPORT SERVICES DEPARTMENT
PROPERTY SERVICES MANAGER
Basic Salary Range: R379 380 – R513 312 per annum, plus benefits
Requirements: Relevant three-year qualification related to property or facility management and an Advanced Project Management qualification • At least five years’ experience in managing a portfolio of properties and multiple building-related projects of which three years should have been at management level • An additional management qualification related to the management of heritage buildings would be beneficial • Intermediate level MS Office skills • A valid Code EB driver’s licence.
Key Responsibilities include: To manage buildings, services and activities related to premises occupied by Iziko Museums of South Africa by performing the duties in compliance with relevant legislation, Regulations, Codes, policies, procedures and best practice to ensure a safe and secure environment and well-maintained facilities that are fit for purpose and a well-functioning customer service that meets the needs of both external and internal customers • Compile and submit quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports, including, but not limited to, compliance reports for the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, Iziko Council, Iziko Executive Management Committee; other compliance reports and reports required by internal and external clients.
Competencies Required: Excellent leadership and management skills • Ability to plan and implement projects • Forward thinking and planning skills • Effective verbal and written communication skills • Knowledge of the procurement process.
BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS
The salaries quoted above do not include benefits. Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary). Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.
A letter of application, including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates, must be e-mailed to the Director Human Resources clearly quoting the position in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications received after the closing date of Friday, 23 July 2021 will not be considered.
Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Ms Lucinda Rudolph, at 021 481 3984.
Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months of the closing date.
Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to applicants who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.
Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions