• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (NQF level 7) in Science or equivalent in computer science, computer engineering or a technically related  field as recognized by SAQA.
  • An Honours degree will be an added advantage.


At least 5 years’ middle experience in conducting research in
block-chain, cybersecurity and related fields.

Job Knowledge

  • Understanding of policy and ICT environment.
  • Knowledge of commercial hardware platforms (particularly IBM, SUN and HP).
  • Knowledge of project management practices.
  • Knowledge of Electronic and Communication Act. Knowledge of block-chain and cybersecurity

Competencies Required

  • Strategic capability and leadership
  • financial management
  • problem solving and analysis
  • people management and empowerment,
  • project management, knowledge management, change management, service delivery innovation.


  • Reporting to the Senior Research Expert on 4IR, the successful candidate will be responsible for identifying gaps in the current digital transformation initiatives and conducing related research.
  • Analyzing trends on digital transformation and compile reports to inform strategies, policies and programs.
  • Communicating findings to stakeholders using visualization and other means.
  • Coordinating and monitoring the implementation of 4IR interventions and programs with a focus on digital transformation.
  • Participating in international and regional discussions and conferences on 4IR matters. Development of the socio economic impact assessment and Fourth Industrial Revolution indicators.


Ms Mathope Thusi Tel No: +27 12 421 7100
Ms Tania Beukes Tel No +27 12 427 8284
Ms Louisa Kgang Tel No +12 421 7006


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