Commission for Gender Equality Assistant Directors - Policy & Research Jobs in South Africa

Commission for Gender Equality Assistant Directors - Policy & Research Jobs in South Africa


  • A Master of Arts (MA) Degree qualification in the Social Sciences or any other behavioral sciences qualifications is a basic requirement.

  • A minimum of three years demonstrable research work experience on gender related issues and a demonstrable professional report writing experience with a publications record is a key requirement.

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license is essential. Ability to work individually and as part of a team is crucial, including readiness to travel extensively throughout the country to conduct research work.

    Competencies required:

  • Sound knowledge of gender issues and familiarity with the mandate and the work of the CGE. Project management skills; analysis skills; typing skills; research field and data gathering skills; computer literacy & demonstrable knowledge and experience in the use of relevant social science data gathering and research methodologies.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including research report writing and presentation skills. Ability to work independently. Ability to speak at least one African language will be an added advantage.


  • Conduct research work, including research data gathering through project field work; conceptualisation of research projects and other research related activities;
    participation in the implementation of the Research Department’s Annual Plan of Action; Carrying out activities and function related to the administration and conducting of the Research Department projects; Participation in various departmental activities, including workshops and seminars to make presentations on research findings; contributing to public debates on gender related issues, including making inputs into internal and external policy processes on gender related issues as and when necessary.

  • Liaise with CGE stakeholders. Perform other activities related to the work of the Research Department as assigned by the Head of Department.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Commission for Gender Equality Assistant Directors - Policy & Research Jobs in South Africa

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