Vacancies

Nominations

For members of the Audit and Risk Committee of Iziko Museums of South Africa

Nominations are hereby invited for three suitably qualified candidates to serve on the Audit and Risk Committee of the Iziko Museums of South Africa, a Schedule 3A Public Entity.

The Audit and Risk Committee will provide assistance to the Council in discharging its responsibility to continuously review and approve the effectiveness of the internal audit function and corporate governance of Iziko in accordance with the Public Finance Management Act of 1999 and its related regulations.

The Audit and Risk Committee will be responsible for the promotion of effective communication between the Council members, management, external and internal auditors in relation to the internal audit function, financial management and performance management of Iziko.

The Audit and Risk Committee will comprise a minimum of three members who will be appointed by the Council. The members will be independent from Iziko.

A National Treasury regulated remuneration fee will be payable to committee members.

The successful candidate must reside in the Western Cape, be financially literate, have thorough understanding and experience in business management principles, performance management and ethics, have at least three years’ experience in the operations of an Audit Committee.

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Ronell Pedro on 021 481 3809 or rpedro@iziko.org.za.

 

Candidates should provide comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of qualifications and three contactable references (their email addresses and contact numbers). This should be addressed to The CEO, Iziko Museums of South Africa, PO Box 61, Cape Town, 8001. Alternatively, it may be delivered to 25 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town.

CV’s should reach this office by no later than 12:00 on 14 March  2017.


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 ADMINISTRATOR (twelve- monthfixed-term contract position)

Basic Salary: R126 564 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: Grade 12 -Bookkeeping or similar certificate/diploma -Relevant experience as a Financial Administrator -At least one years’ experience working in a financial environment as a financial administrator -Knowledge of ACCPAC (advantage) or any other computerised accounting package -Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations would be beneficial -Must be computer literate and have experience working with excel and creating reports.

Key Responsibilities include: Administer the National Research Foundation (NRF) Projects -Administer externally funded projects -Assist the bookkeeper with the bookkeeping function, when required -Assist in the Accounts Payable function, including payments to suppliers, when required.

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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 forwarded to the Director Human Resources, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town by no later than Friday, 10 March 2017.  Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted.

Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Mr Rocco Human, at 021 481 3984. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months from 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.


Graduate Internships

Position:                                    Graduate Internship (two positions)at Iziko SA National Gallery
Period of Internship:              9 months, 3 days per week
Allowance:                               R14 094 per month    
Qualification:                           Postgraduate degree in  Curatorship, Art History or related field.
Experience:                             Relevant work experience, ability in research methodology, report-writing, and computer skills will be a recommendation

Scope:

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain experience and skills in all aspects of professional work within Iziko Art Collections. They will be given guidance and will work alongside professional curators and conservators, assisting with specific projects.  This programme will prepare interns for future careers in the public or private museum and heritage sectors.

Applications must include the following:

  • covering letter;
  • curriculum vitaeof no more than four pages;
  • original certified copy of identity document; and
  • original certified copy of degrees/diplomas.

Applications must be posted to Mrs Thandi Nkosana, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to Human Resources Department at the Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St John’s Road, Cape Town by no later than 12h00 on Friday, 17 March 2017.  Applications that are faxed or e-mailed will not be considered. Short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview. Iziko will not communicate with applicants that have not been shortlisted. You are welcome to contact Mrs Nkosana at (021) 4813982 should you have any queries.


SOCIAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS DEPARTMENT

CONSERVATOR WATER LOGGED OBJECTS

(eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range: R247 320 - R334 572 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: MSc in conservation with special reference to shipwreck material - At least five years’ knowledge of shipwreck collections -Knowledge of artefacts recovered from slave shipwrecks and the conservation thereof -Management skills -Written and verbal communication skills -Valid driver’s licence

Key Responsibilities include: Plan and manage the strategic growth, development, conservation and utilization of the Maritime Archaeology Conservation Laboratory in Iziko with specific reference to slave shipwreck collections -Run a waterlogged objects training program -Set up specialised equipment to facilitate conservation procedures.

 

ASSISTANT CONSERVATOR WATER LOGGED OBJECTS

(eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range: R183 072 – R247 680 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: Honours degree in conservation or related discipline -Knowledge of collections management -Knowledge of shipwreck collections -Knowledge of collections from slave shipwrecks -Basic chemistry -At least three years’ experience in maritime Archaeology collections.

Key Responsibilities include: Will work alongside the Conservator to set up Maritime archaeology conservation laboratory -Organise conservation workshops -Deal with Iziko’s administrative system -Develop innovative management strategies for collections -Valid driver’s license.

 

COLLECTIONS MANAGER ARCHAEOLOGY (A)

(eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range: R247 320 – R334 572 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: MSc in Archaeology -Underwater surveying and remote sensing skills -Class IV Diving qualification -Dive Supervisor experience -Boat management skills -Knowledge of 3D site reconstruction -Knowledge of Geophysical software -Collections management experience -Shipwreck excavation experience specifically on slave shipwrecks -Written and verbal communication skills -Valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities include: Underwater survey of shipwreck site -Digital 3D site reconstruction of slave shipwreck -Deliver papers at conferences, peer review articles as well as popular publication -Assist with implementation of environmental monitoring of shipwreck site -Excavation and recovery of shipwreck material -Planning and general management of field operations.

 

COLLECTIONS MANAGER ARCHAEOLOGY (B)

(eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range: R247 320 – R334 572 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: MSc in Archaeology -Underwater surveying and remote sensing skills -Class IV Diving qualification -SAMSA Small boat skipper certificate  -Boat management skills -Dive supervisor qualification -Knowledge of Geophysical software -Collections management experience -Shipwreck excavation experience specifically on slave shipwrecks -Written and verbal communication skills -Valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities include: Underwater survey of shipwreck site -Skipper of Iziko boat  -Supervise diving -Deliver papers at conferences -Peer review articles as well as popular publication -Assist with implementation of environmental monitoring of shipwreck site -Excavation and recovery of shipwreck material -Planning and general management of field operations.

 

ASSISTANT COLLECTIONS MANAGER ARCHAEOLOGY

(eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range:R183 072 – R247 680 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: Honours in Archaeology -Experience with shipwreck collections -Knowledge of Slave Shipwrecks -Diving qualification will be desirable but not essential -Collection management skill -Knowledge of historic ceramics - Knowledge of GIS and Differential GPS systems -Valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities include: Assist with excavation in the field -Maintenance of collections and processing of specimens (sorting, preparation, registration, maintenance and preservation) -Assisting with general activities in the field -Ability to carry heavy equipment.

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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 forwarded to the Director Human Resources, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town by no later than Wednesday, 15 March 2017.  Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted.

Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Mr Rocco Human, at 021 481 3984. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months from 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.