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WC Dept of Agriculture: Jobs / Vacancies (Jun 2019) – Senior Agricultural Economist

Western Cape Department of Agriculture hereby invites application for recruitment to the post of Senior Agricultural Economist. The application will close on 3rd June 2019.

Location: Western Cape

Western Cape Department of Agriculture advertised post is as follows:

  • Senior Agricultural Economist: Agricultural Economic Services (2 posts available), Ref No. AGR 2019-22

Requirements

  • An appropriate Honours degree or equivalent qualification with Agricultural Economics and or Agricultural Management as major subjects
  • A minimum of 3 years` relevant experience; A valid code B driving licence.
  • Knowledge of Economic and financial systems, analytical techniques, and international trade theory and policy;
  • Advanced computer literacy and knowledge of programming packages (e.g. STATA); Advanced presentation and communication (written and verbal) skills;
  • Ability to conduct independent research;
  • Good understanding of the Agricultural sector and macro-economic factors influencing it;
  • Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

How to apply

Apply online here…

Enquiries: Mr M Mjonono at (021) 808 5200/ 078 456 2973