DPSA Senior Agricultural Economist Job Vacanices in Middelburg

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DPSA Vacancies 2022 Apply for Senior Agricultural Economist Jobs in Middelburg

DPSA has released a Senior Agricultural Economist job notification at www.dpsa.gov.za Careers website. Department of Public Service and Administration has displayed vacant seats for the post of Senior Agricultural Economist vacancies. Candidates satisfying the desired eligibility conditions as mentioned in the Department of Public Service and Administration official notification can submit their application in the prescribed format on before last date with the help of details given below-
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Name of Available Job Post ⇒ Senior Agricultural Economist
Name of Vacancies ⇒ DPSA Vacancies 2022
Job Location ⇒ Jobs in Middelburg
Salary ⇒ R 477,090.00 Yearly
Last Date ⇒ 10 June 2022

DPSA Senior Agricultural Economist Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and an appropriate
NQF level 8 with Economics and / or Agricultural Economics as major subjects.
3 – 5 years relevant experience required. Job related knowledge: Public
Finance Management Act, Project management, Knowledge of economic and
financial (advanced) analytical techniques. Job related skills: Computer
literacy, Planning and organising, Statistical skills, Negotiation skills
(advanced), Communication and presentation skills (advanced). A valid
driver’s licence.

DUTIES : Continuous in-depth scientific analysis and research in the field of agricultural
economics. Establishment and management of financial study groups for
farmers. Compiling and updating of livestock and crop enterprise budgets.
Undertake feasibility studies and relevant research projects. Publication of
articles in scientific, semi-scientific and popular journals. Present papers at
National and International Professional Congresses and Industry Congresses.
Undertake and oversee the application, adaptation and / or development of
simulation models for profitability and viability of livestock farming in the arid
zones. Identify and prioritize the opportunities and threats (variables / nonvariables) impacting on the viability and sustainability of livestock farming.
Collect, verify, interpret and evaluate data (historical / current / possible future
– local and international) on opportunities and threats (variables / nonvariables) in relation to viability and sustainability of livestock farming. Validate
the reliability of economic models. Forecast / project possible outcomes within
a specific environment / situation. Oversee the development and
implementation of the academic curriculum for the subject field according to
the relevant quality standards which would, inter alia include the following:
Determine the training needs of clients and industrial role players (liaise with
relevant agricultural role players). Identify gaps in the curriculum, review and
develop appropriate interventions, e.g. course material / study guides. Compile
a curriculum. Ensure alignment of course material with requirements set for
academic institutions and practical requirements. Participate in peer reviewing
of study material and presentations. Prepare syllabus guides, lesson plans and
presentation of practical, theoretical and / or short courses in accordance with
the set timetable. Ensure that assessment and moderation of assessments
takes place in accordance with the required standards (e.g. Higher Education
Quality Committee standards). Develop and implement a capacity building
plan. Conduct classes in agricultural management and economics. Prepare
practical and theoretical lecturing material and study aids. Present lectures and
tutorials. Maintain discipline during classes. Compile question papers and
memorandums for assessment. Grade answer sheets, papers and
assignments. Statistical analysis of results. Invigilate during exams and tests
as required. Support students through an advisory and consultative role.
Moderation of exams as required. Undertake and oversee the provision of
advice to internal and external stakeholders on agricultural economic matters.
Liaise with relevant role-players in the livestock industry. Provide advice on
viability of different scenarios on request. Provide general advisory and
extension support services to clients. Monitor and analyse efficiency indicators
obtained from individual production units to identify managerial aspects to
improve profitability and sustainability. Conduct short courses and
presentations for training purposes. Perform administrative and related
functions which would, inter alia, entail the following: Give input towards policy.
Provide inputs for budget planning. Compile and submit reports. Guidance to
internal clients, co-workers etc. Participate in developing the annual work plan.
Comply with the Public Service prescripts and departmental policies. Human
resource responsibility including: Supervise supervisees. Development of
supervisees. Maintain discipline. Plan and prioritize work of supervisees.
Performance management. Develop, implement and maintain databases.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. T Cebani Tel No: (049) 802 6725

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