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The Water Research Commission (WRC) is a dynamic hub for water knowledge, innovation and intellectual capital, providing leadership for research and development through the support of knowledge creation, transfer and application. It engages stakeholders and partners involving water-related problems, which are crucial to South-Africa’s sustainable development and economic growth, and is committed to promoting a better quality of life for all.  Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the Pretoria-based position of:



Compliance Manager


Salary: R 532 278 (Total Cost to Company)



The WRC seeks to appoint a Compliance Manager.  The incumbent will be responsible but not limited to the following:


·         The planning and support of the activities required for the Strategic Plan, Annual Report, Quarterly Performance Reports or any            other  reporting that may be required

·         Auditing and implementation  of performance reports and all relevant statutory and regulatory matters and

·         management of compliance related reporting

·         Board and Executive Secretarial functions which include ensuring that the Board is in compliance with all relevant legislation

·         Monitoring and advising on governance best practice and emerging trends


Minimum qualifications and experience required:

  • B degree or equivalent
  • B degree with Law/LLB will be advantageous
  • 5 years experience in a similar position


 Job Competencies:


·         Report Compilation

·         In-depth understanding of relevant  and up to date knowledge of legislation

·         Ability to liaise at executive and board level

·         Document editing (quality control)

·         Ability to explain, advocate and express facts and ideas both orally and in writing


Appointment will be made in line with the WRC’s employment equity policy.


Applications, accompanied by a detailed CV with three references, should be submitted to the Water Research Commission, Private Bag X03, Gezina, Pretoria 0031, e-mail: hr@wrc.org.za for the attention of Human Resources, tel: (012) 330-0340. Closing date: 30 September 2014. If you are not contacted by 31 October 2014, please consider your application as unsuccessful.



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