Department of Transport is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment equity
targets. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the department in achieving its
Employment Equity targets at these specific levels in terms of the Department’s Employment Equity Plan.
APPLICATIONS : Department of Transport, Private Bag X193, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at the
159 Forum Building, Cnr Struben and Bosman Street, Pretoria for attention
Recruitment Unit. Room 4034.
CLOSING DATE : 23 July 2018
NOTE : Applications must be accompanied by form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service Department, (or obtainable and a recent updated
comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed, i.e.
positions held and dates), as well as certified copies of all qualifications and ID
document. Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in
your application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have
foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority
(SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful
candidates must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department.
Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and
assessments at a time, date and place as determined by the Department. All
appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous
experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting. Please note:
Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.


(Branch: Integrated Transport Planning)
(Chief Directorate: Modelling and Economic Analysis)
(Directorate: Statistical Analysis)
(Sub-Directorate: Transport Statistics
SALARY : R444 693 per annum. (Level 10)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Mathematics. At least three to four (3-4) years’
relevant experience in the transport sector which coupled with exposure to data
collection and analysis. Note: The following will serve as strong recommendations:
Statistical and research methods. Broad understanding of statistical systems.
Practical knowledge of statistical analysis. Experience in analyzing survey data.
Intermediate working knowledge and experience in spreadsheets, Excel in
particular, and statistical software packages such as SAS and SPSS. Experience
and knowledge of survey questionnaire design and statistical methodology.
Database development skills. Knowledge of Government policies and processes.
Programme and project management experience. Proven good organizational
skills and experience. Good written and verbal communication skills. Excellent
interpersonal skills. Willingness to travel and work irregular hours.
DUTIES : The incumbent will be responsible to: Offer a statistical service by collecting
primary and secondary data on passenger, freight and related sectors for all
modes of transport. Provide statistics in the form of monthly, quarterly and annual
statistical bulletins. Identify, compile, analyze and publish strategic transport
statistics. Develop data collection programmes. Provide assistance in the
organization and coordination of meeting, workshops, conferences and seminars
relating to data collection programmes and results in the transport sector. Develop
a comprehensive and accessible database on transport statistics. Perform tasks
that may be assigned from time to time as necessary. Participate in multidisciplinary
teams and functions.
ENQUIRIES : Mr H Mlotsa, Tel No: (012) 309-3190

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