The Film and Publication Board (FPB) is a statutory body, with its main task being the classification of films, videos, DVDs, computer games and certain publications, including online content for their suitable age viewership. Our mission is to “ensure the regulation of media entertainment content by empowering the public, contributing to child protection and promoting the growth of industry”.

Senior Researcher

Senior Researcher ( 4 Months Fixed term Contract)

Remuneration Package: R 73 612.00 per month

 The Convergence Survey Senior Researcher will be responsible for leading and providing oversight over the Convergence Survey. This work will involve collecting 9000 survey questionnaires from across all nine provinces of the Republic of South Africa, reflecting the demographics of the country’s population located in urban, peri-urban and rural areas.  The Senior Researcher will be required to provide oversight to the fieldworkers collecting data, coordinating the collation, processing and analysis of the data; and finally, for writing and presenting the findings of the survey to a platform chosen by the Film and Publication Board. The This is a fixed short-term contract.


  • A Master’s Degree (A PhD will be an added advantage)
  • Extensive experience and expertise in Research
  • Track record of a supervisory role in market research with multiple students/fieldworkers
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Excellent Writing and Reporting Skills
  • Knowledge of different methodologies and data analysis tools

Please note that successful candidate for this position will need to be located in the urban area of the FPB Head Office (Centurion, Pretoria).

Download Application Form

Further details for this post can be obtained from the FPB website at

Persons interested in applying for the above position are requested to download the Application Form from the FPB website and submit a completed Application Form, comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications and ID to Jacqueline Steyn at Please enter the position applied for in the email subject line.

The closing date for applications is Friday 01 March 2019.

If you have not heard from us within 10 days of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The Film and Publication Board reserves the right not to make an appointment. Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

FPB anti-child pornography hotline: 0800 148 148

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