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Senior Professional Officer - Technology Innovation Analyst (Research)

Remuneration:R742872 per year Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Reference:#CS 98/18
Company:City of Cape Town

Job description

The key performance areas are:
  • Developing innovation strategies and processes for the IS&T Department.
  • Promote and participate in ideation and co-design workshops and associated processes:
    • Assist with prioritisation of innovative ideas.
    • Apply second level scrutiny of innovative ideas.
  • Execute first level scrutiny of innovative ideas.
  • Examine, consult and improve upon co-design projects.
  • Tracking the latest developments for the following ICT dimensions:
    • Data Analytics.
    • Enterprise Operating Systems (Unix-based).
    • Application Development.
    • Infrastructure.
    • Network Technologies.
    • Integration of Information Systems.
  • Co-coordinating and facilitating meetings with IS&T Management to give or receive information on projects, programs, policies and systems.
  • Co-coordinating and facilitating working groups for various IS&T teams on various Innovation initiatives.


  • BTech or Degree in Computer Science, IT or Engineering discipline or equivalent NQF qualification
  • Minimum of 10 years’ working experience in ICT, with five years of working experience with open source software and infrastructure solutions for a complex corporate or government entity.
  • Minimum of three years’ familiarisation with Innovation practices and strategies.
  • Thorough understanding of the theory, concepts and practices within the ICT arena and to create solutions for requirements unique to an organisation.
  • Good report writing and documentation skills
The City of Cape Town promotes and applies the principles of employment equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all communications.
  • Certified copies of qualifications must be available on request.
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  • No late applications will be considered.
  • If no notification of appointment is received within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
The closing date is 26 February 2019.

Posted on 12 Feb 09:22

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