NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (POTCHEFSTROOM CAMPUS) FACULTY/ DIVISION: NWU INTEGRATED PLANNING & STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE POSITION NUMBER: N001092 VACANCY: STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE OFFICER PEROMNES GRADE: 10 EMPLOYMENT TYPE: PERMANENT PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Strategic Intelligence Officer is responsible for management information and basic strategic intelligence that complement the department’s efforts in informing business planning, business development, and marketing goals and objectives. The Strategic Intelligence Officer is in a position to give back-up and support to the Strategic Intelligence Specialist while developing skills and knowledge in the Strategic Intelligence environment in order to become a methodical, data-driven problem solver. The Strategic Intelligence Officer must be collaborative and able to dig into and build an analytical understanding of the data warehouse in order to provide relevant data and information that speaks to reporting needs. It is crucial that the Strategic Intelligence Officer is able to assist in developing platforms to disseminate data, information, and knowledge in an optimal and timely method. Furthermore, the role is used to manage and complete ad-hoc data requests and reports. This position offers the opportunity to develop and build expertise in sector-focused strategies. As a key information steward within an evolving organisation, the Strategic Intelligence Officer must enjoy and excel at working cross-functioning objectivity to produce actionable reports.