|Job title :||Chief Engineer/Scientist||Reference :||308367|
|Company :||Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Professional Sector :||Industry Sector :||Science and Technology|
|Salary :||0.00 - 0.00 Cost To Company|
|Applications open :||2017-07-23||Applications close :||2017-08-31|
The CSIR is a public research institution with campuses located in several cities in South Africa, with its headquarters in Pretoria. Its current energy activities consist of research in decision support and energy efficiency, technology development in advanced battery materials, concentrating solar power, biofuels, hydrogen and fuel cell technologies plus clean coal. The CSIR is committed to establishing an integrated energy portfolio through research/technology platforms in generation conversion, storage, distribution, energy management with policy and decision support.
The successful candidate provides technical and visionary leadership in the energy innovation areas of generation, conversion, storage, distribution, energy management and policy. He/she also drives the development of energy technology roadmaps and scenarios (together with external stakeholders) and oversees large cutting-edge R&D programmes with relevant cluster teams to deliver on the objectives of the Energy Centre (with commitment to Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) excellence). Further focuses include building a network of global and local research alliances, fostering collaboration with researchers across the CSIR and developing defined research output specifications (in conjunction with industry partners).