Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999) and POPI Act 2013 (Act 4 of 2013). Stats SA strives to excel in the following five competencies: ● Intellectual capability to lead the scientific work of statistics ● Technological competence for purposes of large-scale processing and for complex computations and accessibility of information to the public ● Logistical competence for deployment of (forward and reverse) logistics of large-scale field operations and for strategic choices regarding operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness ● Political competence in understanding the political environment without being political or politicised (commitment of delivery without fear of favour) ● Administrative competence: the ability to bring it all together.
Register on our database for contract employment opportunities
NB: Applicants who previously registered on the new HR contract database in 2019 need to update their information accordingly.
Stats SA undertakes various surveys and projects, for example, Census, Community Survey, Labour Force Survey, General Household Survey, amongst others. From time to time these surveys and projects require that contract staff be employed. You are invited to register online for inclusion on the database used to identify potential candidates for these contract positions as and when required. As the projects are conducted in every area of the country, people of every racial group and from all areas are encouraged to apply.
Location: Contract employment opportunities exist in different provinces and districts nationwide.
Contract: An employment contract stipulating duration, job content, remuneration and other conditions, will be provided when opportunities for such contract employment arise.
Working tools: Those that will be employed and are issued with work tools, will be paid after the tools have been returned.
Area of work: Opportunities for contract employment usually arise as outlined below –
|Area of work||Duties||Required skills / competencies|
|· Going door-to-door to collect information from households
|· Good communication skills
· Driver’s license will be an added advantage
· Computer literacy
|· Data capturing||· Capturing of completed questionnaires (data)
|· Computer literacy
· Minimum typing speed of 35 wpm
· 95% accuracy
|· Data processing||· Sorting, coding and quality checking
|· Computer literacy|
|· Clerical and administrative||· Jobs such as receptionist / secretary, general assistants (e.g. cleaners), etc.||· Relevant administrative skills
· Computer literacy
|· Supervisory||· Supervision of any of the above categories where necessary||· Supervisory experience
· Drivers license (if applicable)
To register click here www.statssa.gov.za/hr
The applicant must:
How to apply:
Stats SA will:
Please note the following:
For any enquiries please contact: Khoza Sarah 012 310 8097/ More Omphile 012 310 8504
Closing date for HR contract database registration is 31 March 2020