According to Stats SA, the unemployment rate in South Africa rose to 26.4% in 2015, then fell to 25% in the second quarter of the year.
The increase in the number of employed people was observed in the community and social services, construction and trade industries. Largest gains were recorded in Gauteng, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal (75 000).
Although the economy is going through a slump, there are various job openings available in the city of Durban. If you are looking for employment, you should consider a number of top jobs in Durban for 2016.
Some of the top jobs in Durban for 2016 include:
This is a permanent position in the IT sector, where developers are needed to complement an already senior component. Applicants need to have a minimum of 18 months commercial software development experience.
The salary offering for the position is R16 667 up to R41 667 per month.
The position offers significant amounts of new systems build work as well as advances systems development using cutting edge tools.
Senior Civil Engineer
The country has a demand for qualified engineers. If you have what it takes, apply for this Senior civil Engineer position.
To qualify for the position, you need to have a BSc/BEng tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering. You will also be required to have 7 years of post-graduate experience.
Salaries range from R58 333 to R66 667 per month.
To apply, you need to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the management position. You also need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work and liaise with a group. The ability to work within tight deadlines is also required.
Business Development Manager/Operations Manager
This a permanent position in the logistics sector that requires an individual to have 3 or more years of experience in labour broking or business development.
Applicants need to have good knowledge of labour broking, transport, freight and the warehouse industry.