29 Jul '20
Research Centre Manager

Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing , Gauteng Tshwane (Pretoria)


Our client, a prestigious company in Pretoria, has an opportunity available for a Research Centre Manager.


  • Doctoral degree in engineering, natural sciences, environmental science or related fields
  • At least ten years’ experience in the water domain with recognition as a world leader in science and technology
  • Registration as a professional scientist or engineer will be an advantage
  • Proven track record of leadership and strategic direction across the field(s) thereby influencing the trends in RD&I with strategic national impact
  • Leading role in or having led large multi-disciplinary research programmes
  • Solid track record of appropriate national and international RD&I engagement among peers
  • Solid basket of RD&I outcomes (publications, technology, development and commercialisation etc.)
  • Project Management Portfolio Management skills


  • Develop and implement a robust RDI strategy
  • Develop world-class capabilities, cutting-edge infrastructure and skills development in line with global technology trends
  • Lead strategic stakeholder interaction and liaison with external stakeholders, together with business development and commercialisation management
  • Lead strategic stakeholder interaction (internal and external)
  • Account for the financial sustainability of the Centre and attract funding

Please note should you not receive a response within 7 business day of applying, you may consider your application as being unsuccessful. 

Ad Visible Until: 14 August 2020
Ref: PT005562/MM

Vacancy Type: Permanent