Vacancies

Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage.
Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce.
Iziko does not accept unsolicited CVs. Only applications to advertised positions and or internships, with the relevant reference numbers will be considered.
Vacancies and internships are advertised in the media and online, from time to time, as and when required.  
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Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage

We are seeking to appoint a motivated employee in the following position: 


COLLECTIONS & DIGITISATION DEPARTMENT

COLLECTIONS MANAGER MARINE BIOLOGY
Basic Salary Range:
R305 220 – R412 908 per annum, plus benefits
Requirements: B.Sc degree (majoring in Zoology or similar) • At least three years’ experience working in a museum as an Assistant Collections Manager or similar with a demonstrated track record of competence and success • Knowledge of professional standards in managing, developing and caring for marine biology collections • Advanced computer literacy and database ability • Proof of valid Code EB driver’s licence.
Key Responsibilities include: To manage all aspects of the Marine Biology collections, including storage and retrieval systems, database entries, loans administration, conservation and documentation of new collection material • Management of all facets of a natural history collection including specimen preparation, accessioning of specimens, maintenance of collections, reorganisation of collections, conservation and loans, databasing/digitising of marine biology collections • Management of junior staff in the Marine Biology collections team • Participation in education and exhibition projects.
Competencies Required: Ability to record information accurately • Ability to manage a team • Ability to work in a team and independently • Effective Communication Skills • Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders’ • Knowledge of the procurement process • Maintain clean and organised environment/area.

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (REPORTING TO DIRECTOR HR)
Basic Salary Range:
R379 380 – R513 312 per annum, plus benefits
Requirements: Relevant three-year qualification in HR Management • At least five years’ HR experience with at least two at management level • Knowledge and experience in the management of payroll that is not managed by another department or outsourced • Experience in working on VIP Payroll and HR Information System or equivalent system • Superior knowledge of legislation, regulations, codes and best practice related to human resources, payroll management and occupational health and safety • Intermediate level MS Office skills • A valid Code EB driver’s licence.
Key Responsibilities include: General management and development of staff responsible for the HR functions related to Remuneration & Benefits • Induction & Orientation • Recruitment & Selection • Job Evaluation • Employment Equity • Learning & Development • Performance Management • Employee Assistance • Termination Administration • Labour Relations • Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting in terms of organisational and compliance requirements • Ensure the development and implementation of compliant HR-related policies and procedures • Take responsibility for the operational management of the HR department including people management, programmes and financial management as well as the development and monitoring of an annual departmental budget, the organisational salary budget and a learning & development budget.
Competencies Required: Excellent leadership and people management skills • Ability to manage and mitigate all HR related risks • Forward thinking and planning skills that will ensure the effective, efficient and timely delivery of HR-related work • Ability to keep abreast of HR-related legislation, regulations, codes and best practice to enable the effective monitoring of compliance • Effective verbal and written communication skills • Ability to give guidance to line management in terms of people management challenges and proposing interventions where appropriate.


SUPPORT SERVICES DEPARTMENT

PROPERTY SERVICES MANAGER 
Basic Salary Range:
R379 380 – R513 312 per annum, plus benefits
Requirements: Relevant three-year qualification related to property or facility management and an Advanced Project Management qualification • At least five years’ experience in managing a portfolio of properties and multiple building-related projects of which three years should have been at management level • An additional management qualification related to the management of heritage buildings would be beneficial • Intermediate level MS Office skills • A valid Code EB driver’s licence.
Key Responsibilities include: To manage buildings, services and activities related to premises occupied by Iziko Museums of South Africa by performing the duties in compliance with relevant legislation, Regulations, Codes, policies, procedures and best practice to ensure a safe and secure environment and well-maintained facilities that are fit for purpose and a well-functioning customer service that meets the needs of both external and internal customers • Compile and submit quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports, including, but not limited to, compliance reports for the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, Iziko Council, Iziko Executive Management Committee; other compliance reports and reports required by internal and external clients.
Competencies Required: Excellent leadership and management skills • Ability to plan and implement projects • Forward thinking and planning skills • Effective verbal and written communication skills • Knowledge of the procurement process.
 


BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS
The salaries quoted above do not include benefits. Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary). Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous. 
 
APPLICATIONS
A letter of application, including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates, must be e-mailed to the Director Human Resources clearly quoting the position in the subject line to recruitment@iziko.org.za. Applications received after the closing date of Friday, 23 July 2021 will not be considered. Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Ms Lucinda Rudolph, at 021 481 3984. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months of the closing date.


Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to applicants who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

 


 

RESEARCH & EXHIBITIONS DEPARTMENT

DIRECTOR RESEARCH & EXHIBITIONS (five-year fixed-term contract)

*Basic Salary Range: R601 284 – R773 844 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: MSc/Masters degree in Science, Humanities, Art or equivalent Ph.D. an advantage At least five years’ experience of managing research and exhibition programmes In depth knowledge of research and exhibition theory and practice Writing ability (exhibition text and popular publications) Proven academic research and publication record Knowledge of the heritage sector Five year leadership experience People management skills Project management Budgeting and financial management skills (PFMA) Strategic planning Public speaking Report writing Working experience of MS Office Suite at Intermediate Level Valid driver’s license.

Key responsibilities include: Strategic management People management Research and exhibition planning Project management Financial management and administration Risk management Stakeholder focus Drafting and managing of contracts.
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*BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits. Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary).  Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous. 
 
APPLICATIONS
A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be e-mailed to the Director Human Resources clearly quoting the position in the subject line to recruitment@iziko.org.za. Applications received after the closing date of Friday, 14 May 2021 will not be considered. Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Ms Lucinda Rudolph, at 021 481 3984. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months of the closing date.

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

 


Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage

We are seeking to appoint a motivated employee in the following position:


RESEARCH & EXHIBITIONS DEPARTMENT

CURATOR ART (HISTORICAL PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE)

Basic Salary Range: R379 380 – R513 312 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Masters degree in historical paintings & sculpture or equivalent At least five years’ experience working in a museum Research and publication record Cultural sensitivity and good communication (written and verbal) skills Computer literacy in MS Office Suite Proof of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: To primarily undertake research on historical paintings and sculptures created before 1950 Identify works for acquisition and conservation Align and manage acquisitions in terms of the Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) 103 Work with the Collections and Digitisation Department staff and contribute towards the digitisation of collection Communicate specialist research findings to the public through publications, exhibitions, popular articles, website and public programmes Engage with stakeholders Participate in planning, implementation, budgeting and fundraising processes and submit relevant reports Liaise with the Education and Advancement departments about the generation of content for marketing, audience development, education and public programmes Contribute to risk management and alert Director Research and Exhibitions of any areas of potential risk that require mitigation Mentor interns and volunteers.

Competencies Required: Ability to plan, manage and implement projects Knowledge of financial management and fundraising Ability to liaise and network with stakeholders Ability to work in a team.

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BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits. Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary). Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.

 

APPLICATIONS

A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be e-mailed to the Director Human Resources clearly quoting the position in the subject line to recruitment@iziko.org.za. Applications received after the closing date of Friday, 2 April 2021 will not be considered. Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Ms Lucinda Rudolph, at 021 481 3984. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months of the closing date.

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

 


Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage

We are seeking to appoint a motivated employee in the following position:


FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

DEBTORS & CREDITORS ADMINISTRATOR

Basic Salary Range: R156 192 – R211 356 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Grade 12 • A Bookkeeping certificate would be an advantage • At least two years’ experience in debtors or creditors control environment • Computer literate in MsWord, MsExcel and Sage 300 (ACCPAC) • Good writing and communication skills • Planning and organisational skills.

Key Responsibilities include: Processing requisitions and purchase orders and payments • Capturing invoices and allocating payments and expenditure items in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and Cash Book Modules of Sage 300 (ACCPACC) • Reconciliation of creditors’ statements and age analysis • Attending to supplier queries • Assisting with the reporting and debtors’ administration, including following up on outstanding debtor accounts • Filing and maintaining essential records.

Competencies Required: Ability to work in a team and independently • Effective Communication Skills • Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders’ • Knowledge of procurement and supply chain processes of National Treasury.

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BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits. Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary). Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.

APPLICATIONS

A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be e-mailed to the Director Human Resources clearly quoting the position in the subject line to recruitment@iziko.org.za. Applications received after the closing date of Friday, 19 March 2021 will not be considered. Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Ms Lucinda Rudolph, at 021 481 3984. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months of the closing date.

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

 


 

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