Careers and Opportunities at CDE


Purpose of position: The successful candidate will be appointed as a Policy Analyst and will be required to write high-level briefings and reports; plan, conduct, commission and manage research projects; work with senior researchers and analysts; interact with political and business leaders; and contribute more generally to CDE’s mission of promoting reform, growth and inclusion in South Africa.

Required education, experience and knowledge: PhD or Masters in politics, history, economics or any relevant social sciences.

The required competencies include excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal skills, very good analytical ability, and experience working under pressure to meet deadlines. Advanced MS office skills and an ability to contribute to team success are essential. The position is open to South African Citizens with a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role.

Closing date: 10 January 2021


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Purpose of position: To support programme and project managers with project administration as well as to provide an efficient and comprehensive administrative support service to Senior Management and Consultants which includes, but is not limited to, database updates, diary management, travel arrangements, assistance with events, and general administrative duties.

Required education, experience and knowledge: Secretarial Diploma or similar.

  • Knowledge of South Africa’s current socio-political environment.
  • Minimum five years’ work experience

Closing date: 15 January 2021


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