Administrative Officer: Department of Higher Education

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10 Dec, 2013

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(Contract post for 2 years)
SALARY: 170 799 per annum

REQUIREMENTS:

An appropriate 3 year higher education qualification, with specialisation in
Public administration/Management, Financial Management and a minimum 2 years’ relevant
experience in an administrative environment. The candidate must have a good understanding
and knowledge of the public sector, office administration, information management, supply
chain management, financial management/administration and general procurement procedure.
S/he must have excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving skills, good
interpersonal relations, and the ability to perform under pressure. Advanced computer
knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. The successful candidate must
be adaptable, disciplined, self confident, an independent thinker, able to drive initiatives and be
able to work with a team.

 
DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for providing effective and efficient administrative
support; Budget management; compile monthly expenditure reports; Track and confirm
payments; serve as secretariat; Assist with day–to-day administrative duties; Compile reports
and memos; Compile agendas, submissions, reports and memos. Provide logistical support to
meetings and arrange refreshments; Deal with queries relating to different aspects of the work
of the project manager; assist with administrative functions.

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON FORM Z83 OBTAINABLE FROM ANY PUBLIC SERVICE
DEPARTMENT  AND  MUST  BE  ACCOMPANIED  BY  A  COMPREHENSIVE  CV  AND  CERTIFIED
COPIES OF QUALIFICATIONS.
AS OF 1st JULY 2006, ALL NEW APPOINTMENTS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE HAVE TO BE PART OF
THE  GOVERNMENT  EMPLOYEE  MEDICAL  SCHEME  (GEMS)  IN  ORDER  TO  QUALIFY  FOR  A
GOVERNMENT MEDICAL SUBSIDY.
PLEASE  FORWARD YOUR APPLICATION, QUOTING THE REFERENCE NUMBER TO: THE
DIRECTOR‐GENERAL, DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING, PRIVATE BAG X
174, PRETORIA, 0001 OR HAND DELIVER TO: 123 FRANCIS BAARD STREET, PRETORIA.

CORRESPONDENCE  WILL  ONLY  BE  ENTERED  INTO  WITH  SHORT‐LISTED  APPLICANTS.
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE OR FAXED AND EMAILED APPLICATIONS
WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

CLOSING DATE: 20 December 2013
ENQUIRIES: Mr D Sebela
TEL NO: 012 312 5512

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