Job Detail

Technical Officers x 2

Date Posted: 2020-02-18 06:40:21
Company Name Research Council of Zimbabwe
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    Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Job Level:

    Mid Level
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  • Vacancy Nature:

    Full time


Reports To:     The Research Prioritisation, Control and Coordination Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

Services Research Council of Zimbabwe Committees.
Prepares concept papers for the RCZ committees.
Receives research proposals and prepares preliminary evaluation reports for consideration by the manager.
Drafts Calls for Research proposals and places them in the public media.
Ensures that official publications of RCZ are distributed widely.
Writes reports on research and technical information for the Research Council of Zimbabwe.
Writes official publications of RCZ to known international standards.
Researches on publications of interest to RCZ and makes appropriate recommendations.
Produces reports on expired patents of interest.
Prepares summaries of scientific and technological reports.
Organises workshops, seminars and biennial science and technology symposia and produces reports and minutes as required.
Works as an individual or in teams on various scientific and technical projects.
Drafts budgets for research projects.
Attends to all matters of Foreign Research.
Any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor.

Work/Educational Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

At least a degree or equivalent in any of the following areas: – Information Technology (most preferred) Social Science, Pure and Applied Sciences, Life Sciences, Engineering and related fields from a recognized university.
Possession of other relevant post graduate qualifications would be an added advantage.
Must have served at a senior level for at least four years gaining analytical, data management and writing skills.
Must have a clean class 4 drivers’ license.

To Apply

Apply to:

Applicants are required to provide names and contact details of at least two referees and write a motivational letter.  Applications together with detailed CVs should be forwarded no later than close of business on 11 June 2019 to the different emails provided on each vacancy addressed to:

The Executive Director

RE:  Position being applied for

11 Stafford Road

Mt. Pleasant

P.O. Box CY294, Causeway 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  In return the RCZ offers a competitive package commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job Deadline : Expired

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