Executive Manager (Ref: AEEM)

Position in the Business and Management sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Tuesday 25 April 2023
Job Description:

We are seeking an executive level and qualified individual for our research division (scientific), a nonprofit, public benefit organization.


Main job function

The ideal candidate has a scientific background and a proven track record of excellence in managing research departments or similar institutions.

You are experienced in delivering on complex projects and working with diverse, multidisciplinary, multi-national teams. You have a holistic understanding of the issue pertaining to the marine and coastal environment, its natural resources, and functional systems, which will assist you in identifying research and funding opportunities. Strong team management skills.


At least a Master’s degree, preferably PhD in a relevant field.


Reasonable track record of peer-reviewed publication and experience presenting at for a such as working groups, workshops, conferences etc.

At least 10 years’ experience leading and managing a research group, institution, or similar facility, consisting of scientist, technicians, field teams and administrative staff members.

Fund raising experience.

Strong business acumen

Strong communication, negotiation, presentation, and interpersonal skills


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ada Evans