Admin Officer Vacancy at Department of Social Development

Posted on :

25 Mar, 2014

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa

Chief Directorate: Legal Services

SALARY : R170 799 per annum 43

CENTRE : HSRC Building, Pretoria


An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma (or equivalent qualification) plus
minimum of two years’ experience in the administrative field and/ or a Senior
Certificate (Grade 12) plus extensive experience in the administrative field.
Knowledge of financial, provisioning and procurement prescripts and procedures.
Knowledge of and experience in document management, tracking and retrieving
of information. Competencies needed: Planning and organising skills. Office
administration skills Computer literacy. Communication (written and verbal) skills.
Ability to analyse and interpret administrative policies. Problem-solving skills.
Attributes: Good interpersonal relations. Accurate. Independent. Assertiveness.
Compliant. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to work
under pressure. Systematic. Adaptable. Confidentiality. Integrity. Discipline.
Friendly and trustworthy.


DUTIES : Facilitate communication and manage documents flow within the Chief
Directorate, between the office of the Chief Director and other departmental
units. Provide records management services and maintain an updated filing
system. Assist with logistical arrangements for travelling, meetings and
workshops. Prepare and ensure distribution of meeting and workshop
documents. Assist with the capturing of data, scanning, faxing and photocopying
of documents. Render financial assistance and office management services
when required. Render secretariat services (i.e. prepare agenda and minutes)
when required.

ENQUIRIES : Adv S Misser Tel: (012) 312 7094


APPLICATIONS : The Director General, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X901,
Pretoria, 0001, Physical Address: HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street


CLOSING DATE : 28 March 2014

NOTE : A curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties, the names of two
referees, certified copies of qualifications and identity document must accompany
your signed application for employment (Z83). Shortlisted candidates for SMS
posts will be required to undergo competence assessment. The successful
candidate will sign an annual performance agreement, complete a financial
disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. If the
candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to
the CV. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will
result in your application not being considered. Personnel suitability checks will
be conducted on short listed candidates and the appointment is subject to
positive outcomes of the checks. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months after the
closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. “The Department of Social Development supports persons with


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