The Southern Africa Trust Latest Job Opportunity

Posted on :

12 Oct, 2020

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa, Executive Jobs in South Africa

The Southern Africa Trust was established in 2005, to support civil society organisations in Southern Africa to participate effectively and with credibility in policy dialogue so that the voices of the poor can have better impact in the development of public policies. Our mandate is to work on a non-profit basis, to engage in activities that contribute to the reduction of poverty & inequality.

In delivering this mandate, we strive to strengthen the voices of poor people in public policy processes. Africans deserve an economy that allows each person to lead a dignified and meaningful life. We believe inclusive economies are critical for reducing poverty and inequality and unlocking the potential of regional integration to generate jobs, drive innovation, protect the environment and generate economic opportunities for all.



Job Title: Executive Office Administrator
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa.
Reports to: Chief Executive Office
Employment Type: Fixed term employment up to 31 March 2021

The main purpose of this role is to provide efficient and comprehensive executive dministrative and secretarial support to the office of the CEO and the Board in accordance with the Trust policies and procedures and in compliance with legislative and statutory requirements.


  • Responsible for providing Executive Secretarial Support to the CEO
  • Provides full administrative support to the Board, Board Committees and Executive Team
  • Responsible for preparing status reports and for the coordination of information that support the CEO, Board and the Trust
  • Provides Corporate Governance support
  • Provides stakeholder management support by maintainig valuable Board and stakeholder relationships in conjunction with the CEO
  • Ensures statutory and legislative compliance
    Qualification required:

A relevant degree in Administration

Experience and skills:

  • 5 years’ of relevant experience, of which at least 2 years must have been at an Executive Administrator level
  • Understanding of Corporate governance principles inclusive of experience of working with Boards.
  • Interpersonal and administrative skills, problem solving and analysis
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Packages and Social platforms
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written proficiency)
  • Knowledge of French and Portuguese will be an added advantage

To apply

Please forward your curriculum vitae and covering letter explaining of your interest in the work of the Trust to email [email protected]

Please include “Executive Officer Administrator” in the email subject line.

Please include “Executive Officer Administrator” in the email subject line.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more about The Southern Africa Trust, refer to

Application Deadline: Monday, 12 October, 2020

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