Careers at PESA

Our purpose at PESA is to advance knowledge that enables regional integration in SADC and to develop policy for a secure, prosperous and unified Africa. Our mission is to provide accessible political economy analysis and policy solutions to promote SADC regional integration and sustainable development in Africa.


We look for an inquiring mind with attention to detail.


PESA offers flexible work opportunities to suitably qualified candidate with experience, or those seeking experience, in development economics, economic governance and regional integration in Africa. We look for an inquiring mind and attention to detail. Below are some behavioural characteristics and values that we look for in our candidates:

  • Entrepreneurialism – problem-solver, self-starter, team-player
  • High Performance – accountability, can-do attitude, personal development, recognition
  • Innovation and Efficiency – continuous improvement, collaboration, creative solutions
  • Integrity and Objectivity – ethics, leading by example, mutual respect
  • Shared Vision – purpose, sustainable growth, long-term perspective


If you identify with any of the above-mentioned qualities and think that you would be a good candidate to join the PESA team, please see some of the available vacancies below or add your details to the PESA Applicant Database.



Unfortunately we do not have any vacancies at the moment.


If you do not find a current vacancy that fits your skills, please submit your details and interests for future opportunities at PESA. Fill out all the sections in English, without using all capital letters. Please upload a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) in English and do not upload a resume or CV with more than 10 pages.


PESA Applicant Database


    Please do continue to visit our careers page for future opportunities.

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    PESA Board of Directors

    Siyaduma Biniza

    Siya is the Executive Director at PESA.

    Sinethemba Ntezo

    Sinethemba Ntezo, CA (SA) is the Financial Director at PESA.

    Michelle Livie

    Michelle Livie is the Non-Executive Director: Development at PESA.

    Riaz Tayob

    Riaz Tayob is the Non-Executive Director: Strategic Partnerships at PESA.

    Mpumelelo Tshabalala

    Mpumi Tshabalala is the Non-Executive Director: Legal at PESA.

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