We are inviting applications from mature, qualified, talented and experienced individuals with the following attributes:
Ø A proven track record in their discipline and profession
Ø Leadership qualities that include: good communication skills, self-motivation, ability to organise and motivate professional staff;
Ø Ability to build successful teams and work in multi-disciplinary teams.
DIRECTOR - BUILDING TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (BTI)
Ø The minimum qualification will be a PhD degree in Architecture or Civil/Structural/Construction Engineering or equivalent;
Ø At least five (5) years working experience in technical or R & D management related to research and application in the built environment.
The above position reports to the Executive Director - Technical
Duties and Responsibilities
Ø To lead and direct the effective delivery of R & D products and services to industry;
Ø To co-ordinate the delivery of technical and analytical services to industry;
Ø To provide public relations services in order to promote the image of the Institute;
Ø To provide management and budget control in the operations of the Institute;
Ø To establish scientific linkages and networks with related organizations at both national and international levels;
Ø Exercising responsible attitude to staff and institutional assets; and
Ø To perform other functions as directed by senior management from time to time.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
We offer a competitive package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should send four (4) detailed CVs and application letters stating present salary, date of availability, names and addresses of three contactable referees, contact telephone numbers and addresses to:
Director - Human Resources OR 1574 Alpes Road
P O Box 6640 Harare
GEO-INFORMatION AND REMOTE SENSING INSTITUTE (GRSI)
Position: REMOTE SENSING/GIS SCIENTIST – Geologist
Ø Minimum of a degree in Geology or Geophysics with strong and current geological interpretation and modeling skills
Ø Must be a specialist in Remote Sensing and GIS applications in one or more of the following
Ø Mineral exploration
Ø Regional geochemistry
The Candidate must have:
a) An outstanding written and verbal communication skills in order to be able to convey information and ideas through presentations and reports in a clear manner that engages the audience and helps them to understand the technical issues involved.
b) Be self-motivated individual with the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment.
c) Confidence to tackle areas outside their comfort zone, merging their own skills with contributions from colleagues in other disciplines to resolve complex, multi-faceted problems.
d) Proven ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams, and manage such teams when necessary.
e) Ability to see the bigger picture.
f) Willingness to travel is essential
The duties of the candidate will include:
a) Conduct high quality and timely geophysical interpretations and structural mapping across a range of depositional environments leading to the construction of maps and structural models.
b) Integrate geophysical results with Remote Sensing and other sub surface disciplines in a GIS environment.
c) Presenting conclusions of technical studies to team members and clients' representatives, both verbally and in formal reports.
d) Provide support and mentoring to more junior staff in Geology and Geophysics - be proactive in developing geophysical skills and understanding amongst the team.
e) Working with various clients - building strong commercial and technical relationships.
f) Keep abreast of industry trends and challenges in relation to geophysical work practices.
g) Participate in the commercialization activities of the institute.
h) Conduct interdisciplinary research, product development and education.
i) Provide leadership in the Geo-Information and Remote Sensing Institute.
j) Supervise research and product development teams within a vigorous, externally funded research program
k) Interact with government, industry and the community on RS and GIS applications.
l) Write and publish scientific articles.
m) Provide and assist in the digitization of any spatial data needed.
n) Perform Image processing tasks and maintain an image database.
o) Undertake GPS and other field measurements.
p) Manage spatial data and maintain geographical databases.
q) Maintain all records of data capturing work.
r) Maintain the map and image filing system.
s) Ensure that the Computers are in good working order and the network is protected from attack.
t) Market the services offered by GRSI in Zimbabwe and the region, by preparing and distributing promotional materials.
u) Responsible use equipment and assets in the computer laboratory and strong rooms at GRSI.
v) Manage and supervise maintenance of all GRSI equipment.
w) Participate efficiently in all related projects.
x) Participate in income generating training courses.
y) Participate in technical committees with relevance to your line of work.
z) Assist in team building within the institute.
aa) Provide weekly reports on your activities to divisional and institute meetings.Undertake such other activities as the Director assigns you from time to time
We offer a competitive package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Details will be disclosed to successful candidates. Interested candidates should send four copies of detailed CVs and application letters stating present salary, date of availability and three contactable referees to:
The Director - Human Resources or hand deliver to:
P.O. Box 6640 The Director Human Resources
HARARE 1574 Alpes Road
Hatcliffe Extension, HARARE
The position being applied for should be clearly marked on envelope.
Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged