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Digital Earth Africa aims to improve the lives of people across the African continent by translating Earth observations into insights that will support sustainable development. Our platform and services enable African governments, industry and decision makers to track changes across the continent in unprecedented detail. This provides valuable insights for better decision making across many areas, including flooding, drought, soil and coastal erosion, agriculture, forest cover, land use and land cover change, water availability and quality, and changes to human settlements. We are built on partnerships with African governance and in-country expertise to create sustained capability development in Africa.
Digital Earth Africa is working with the African and international community to ensure that Earth observation data is analysis ready, rapidly available and readily accessible to meet the needs of our users. More information about the organization can be found at https://www.digitalearthafrica.org
Digital Earth Africa has partnered with South African National Space Agency to establish a Program Management Office situated in South Africa, Gauteng, Pretoria.
The following opportunity exists within the Program Management Office to be filled by an individual with the relevant skills, drive, competencies, qualifications. NB: Although the role will be based in Pretoria, flexible working options may be considered.
Appointments to the DE Africa Program Management Office will be on a short to medium term contractual basis subject to renewal based on performance and budget availability.
Job Functions Information Technology,Mathematics, Statistics and Information,Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research,Product Management,Research,Research and Development,Safety & Security,Science,Software Development,Software Testing,Systems Administrator,Systems Analyst
Industries Aviation,Banking / Finance & Investment,Digital,Energy,ICT - Information & Communications Technology,IT - Information Technology,Maritime,Ngo / Non-Profit,Parastatal,Research,Safety, Security & Defence,Science & Technology,Software Development,Telecommunications
Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Lead Scientist: Product Development will be responsible for;
Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications, experience and skills.
Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualification and citizenship checks as well as competency assessment and psychometric testing, may form part of the selection process.
DE Africa reserves the right to not make an appointment.
DE Africa subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities . Preference will be given to candidates in accordance with this.
Communication will only be conducted with short-listed candidates. If applicants have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, they must assume that their applications were unsuccessful.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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