General Electric (GE) South Africa: Project Administrator - Jobs in South Africa

General Electric (GE) South Africa: Project Administrator

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3 Aug, 2010

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Management Jobs in South Africa, Project Management Jobs in South Africa

General Electric (GE) South Africa is a diversified technology, media and financial services company dedicated to creating products that make life better. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging and plastics, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide.

Global Development and Strategic Initiatives (“GDSI) supports Power Generation’s profitable growth initiatives by implementing creative business deals. Specifically, this GROUP will support both project development efforts and strategic initiatives. Development will include partnering initiatives as well as internally focused efforts. Strategic initiatives include development support of key NPI efforts, strategic projects and economic evaluations.

The GDSI organization is lead by the GM GDSI based in Schenectady, NY in the United States. The GDSI organization is structured by poles and segments

Job Number:  1204455

Career Level:  Experienced

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Role Summary/Purpose

The role plays a vital part in the administration and smooth-running of the business.The provision of both clerical and administrative support to the Projects team and GM.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook,
  • Powerpoint, Excel and Access to produce correspondence and documents, and maintain presentations, spreadsheets and databases;
  • Devising and maintaining office systems;
  • Booking rooms and conference facilities;
  • Arranging meetings, taking minutes and keeping notes;
  • Assist Project Manager with managing and maintaining budgets;
  • Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts;
  • Using shorthand and audio tapes or copytyping to produce letters, correspondence and documents;
  • Arranging travel and accommodation;
  • Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information
  • Travelling with the team or manager to take notes at meetings, take dictation and provide general assistance with presentations;
  • Arranging both in-house and external events.


  • Computer literate
  • Previous secretarial or administrative experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Listening Skills
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, strong interpersonal skills

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