Executive Director: Enterprise Services (Five Year Fixed Term Performance-Based Contract)

South African National Space Agency (SANSA)

Gauteng, South Africa

5 YearsContract

Aug 19

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is a public entity under the National Department of Science and Innovation.SANSA has a mandate to drive the promotion and use of space and cooperation in space-related activities. To achieve this mandate, the Agency fosters research in space science and technology, advances space engineering programmes, and supports the creation of an environment conducive to industrial development in space technologies within the framework of national government policy. More information about the organization can be found at http://www.sansa.org.zaSANSA is committed to attracting, developing and retaining employees who are passionate about the success of the national space industry. Personal growth, which is one of our values, encourages employees to invest time in education and training through bursaries and training courses offered to them. SANSA thrives on our employees creativity, competencies and expertise, and on their ingenuity to succeed in a high performing environment. If you aspire to the SANSA values of Service, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Personal Growth and Excellence, and living these in a fast paced and innovative environment, then SANSA could be the place for you. The following opportunity exists in the Head Office situated in Pretoria, Gauteng to be filled by an individual with the relevant skills, drive, competencies, qualifications. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Executive Director: Enterprise Services will provide strategic leadership, support and advisory services through the development and implementation of strategic initiatives that support the delivery of quality enterprise- wide systems and services in support of SANSAs mandate. Key areas of responsibility will include but not limited to: Support the CEO and the Executive team with business planning activities, providing practical and innovative input in the development of new business initiatives, the design of current and future strategic and operational plans and bring discipline to the strategic decision-making process to manage the effective use of business resources Play a key role in implementing any change requirements of the organisation Provide leadership, management, and the vision necessary to ensure that all enterprise operations have proper capacity, processes, and procedures to ensure operational efficiency and business growth and delivery on the SANSA strategy Be an integrator within the organisation providing necessary oversight of the key enterprise-wide functions while also ensuring that these functions are enablers for the organisation Oversee the development and implementation of all Human Resources strategies and interventions in line with current and future SANSA goals and objectives Responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor SANSAs operational and strategic risk Oversee the planning, development, and implementation of SANSAs stakeholder management strategies, both internally and externally Oversee the planning, development, and implementation of SANSAs marketing and communications strategies, both internally and externally Support Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures and ensure a safe and healthy working environment for SANSA employees, including overseeing facilities management with key stakeholders

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South African National Space Agency (SANSA)

We're South Africa's government agency responsible for the promotion and development of aeronautics and aerospace space research.