Vacancy : Senior Social Scientist | Gauteng, Johannesburg, Illovo
January 19, 2018  

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Position: Senior Social Scientist    

Company: SRK Consulting (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd

Job Type: Permanent 

Location: Gauteng, Johannesburg, Illovo

Job Description:

SRK is looking for a Senior Social Scientist. The successful candidate will be responsible for and involved in the sourcing, planning, management and execution of projects related to the field of social risk management inclusive of: social impact assessment, development and implementation of social management and monitoring plans, resettlement action plans, stakeholder engagement plans, and socio-economic development plans. Involvement will be on a national and international level encompassing, inter alia, proposal writing, fieldwork planning and execution, data analysis, stakeholder engagement, technical reporting, client liaison, internal and external resourcing (e.g. contractors), logistics planning, budgeting and quality assurance. 

Qualifications, experience and requirements: 

The candidate must:

  • Have a minimum of 6 years’ experience in consulting with 8 years in the field of social risk management;
  • Relevant qualification to at least a Masters level;
  • Be proficient in English (an ability to speak French and/or Portuguese will be an added advantage);
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and passport as well as own transport;
  • Be able to travel internationally on projects;
  • Have strong report writing and verbal skills;
  • Be able to work independently and as part of multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Possess the ability to prioritise and multi-task and meet project deadlines; 
  • Have strong planning and problem-solving skills; and
  • Be seeking a long-term career opportunity; 

Salary Range::

Market related according ot experience 

Contact Person: Lucy Dhroney

Contact Phone: 011 441 1111

Contact Fax: 086 555 0841

Contact e-mail:

Company Website: 

Advert End Date: 28 February 2018

Applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae must be submitted before or on 28 February 2018. If you do not receive any feedback by 09 March 2018, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.  The successful candidate will need to start work as soon as possible. Please indicate which position is being applied for.