Project Coordinator ( Peromnes Grade 8)

Job Description

The Astrophysics Research Centre (ARC) produces high-impact research and trainingin astrophysics and cosmology. The Project Coordinator will manage and coordinateall aspects of key projects within the Astrophysics Research Centre (ARC), inaccordance with the approved business plans for each project. These include,amongst others, the Big Data for Science and Society (BDSS) flagship, the KZN centrefor Radio astronomy Economic Advancement, Technology and Entrepreneurship(KREATE) projects, and the Hydrogen Intensity and Real time Analysis eXperiment(HIRAX). S/he will ensure best practice with the implementation of these projects,through effective management and utilisation of the project funding, and thestandard operating procedures of the implementation and management of theprojects. S/he will be responsible for project coordination and management,coordinating postgraduate and /or research capacity development training,technical and narrative reporting, stakeholder relations, and ensuring best practiceutilised in all areas.

Responsibilities + Skills


Matric plus three year relevant qualification in project management or related fieldsFive (5) years relevant experience, of which two (2) should have been in projectmanagement


Experience and competency in word processing and spreadsheetsExperience in coordinating postgraduate and/or research capacity-development

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
  • Designation: Project Coordinator ( Peromnes Grade 8)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 10th March 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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