Secretary Job Vacancy

Posted on :

4 Nov, 2015

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa

SECRETARY REF NO: SAAF/86/02 This post is advertised in the DOD, broader Public Service and Media (Flyers).

SALARY : R110 739 per annum, Level 4

CENTRE : AFB Durban, KwaZulu Natal.

REQUIREMENTS : A minimum of Grade 12 or equivalent. Secretarial Diploma/Degree/Certificate will be an advantage, 2-3 years’ experience in admin and rendering a support service to senior management.

Special requirements (skills needed):

Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Power Point. Typing skills. Language proficiency in English (written and verbal). .Analytical and innovative thinking as well as problem solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Sound organisational skills.

High level of reliability. Ability to act with tact and discretion. Good people skills. Ability to do research and analyse documents and situations. Excellent secretarial skills. A background as legal secretary will be an advantage.

DUTIES : Provide a secretarial support service. Record appointments and events and manage the Manager’s diary. Receive telephone calls and refer to the correct role players.

Be responsible for the roll call of the Unit daily. Provide secretarial functions in board meetings. Write/type documents, memorandums, letters and reports. Compile agenda’s and take minutes during meetings. Compile minutes correctly. Deal with classified files and documents. Arrange meetings and events for Manager.

Process the travel and subsistence claims for the Manager. Identify venues, invite role players, organise refreshments and set up schedules for meetings and events. Collect all relevant documents for meetings. Keep Manager’s directory. Liaise with travel agencies to make travel arrangements.

Prepare briefing and notes for the Manager as required. Keep a filing system. Organise social functions. Operate office equipment. Order and purchase stationary. Keep updated with policy and procedures. Co-ordinate logistical arrangements for meetings when required. Coordinate all logistical arrangements for visitors visiting the Manager.

Monitor the Unit monthly leave register and telephone bills, ensuring payment is submitted on time. Remain abreast with the procedures and processes that apply in the office of the Manager.

Provide support to Manager regarding meetings and scrutinize documents to determine actions/information/other documents required for meetings. Record all minutes/decisions and communicate to all relevant role players and make follow-ups on progress. Prepare briefing notes for the Manager as requested. Handle S&T advances and claims.

ENQUIRIES : WO1 P. Thangavalu, Tel: (031) 450 4821.

APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, Air Force Base Durban, P.O. Box 1120, Amanzimtoti 4125.

CLOSING DATE : 20 November 2015 (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not be considered).

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