South African Weather Service: Personal Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer

Posted on :

23 Jul, 2014

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Administrative Jobs in South Africa

Personal Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer
(Five year contract)
Salary: R211 713 (Total Package: R288 835) per annum
(Ref. WS15/072014)
Centre: Pretoria


Key performance areas:
 The candidate will be required to provide secretarial and administrative duties to the Chief Financial Officer.
 Organise and co-ordinate departmental meetings, workshops and conferences.
 Take minutes at meetings and be able to write comprehensive reports.
 Provide administrative support to the Finance Division on operational activities.
 Control documentation to ensure easy access, traceability and comprehensive record keeping.
 Managing dairy and travel arrangements
 Ability to multitask and solve problems.
 Assist in administrative matters to ensure the efficient and smooth running of the Division.
 Assist the CFO in other matters, as and when required.
 Good financial acumen, and thorough understanding of budgeting process including but not limited to Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and a thorough understanding of a budgeting process.
 Assist with the implementation of requirements and maintenance of the SAWS Total Management System



The ideal candidate must have an appropriate three-year tertiary qualification or recognized
secretarial course with 3 year relevant experience in a dynamic office environment. Good
communication skills both written and verbal. Ability to work in a team and under pressure.
Project management and negotiation skills. She/he must have interpersonal skills, strong
administrative capabilities, and computer literacy (MS Excel, PowerPoint and MS Word).
Willingness to work outside normal working hours, should circumstances require so.


Enquiries for the above-mentioned positions must be directed to: Ms AT Dlepu, at Tel. (012) 367 6095
Applications for the above mentioned position must be submitted on form E1 obtainable from the Weather Service offices  and should be accompanied by a Comprehensive CV, as well as certified copies of qualifications. No faxed applications will
be accepted.



Forward your application stating the relevant reference number to the Chief Executive Officer,
South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, Pretoria 0001, marked for the attention of  Ms AT Dlepu.
Closing Date: 28 July 2014
Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Candidates,
who have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of
this advertisement, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

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