The Sustainability Institute SI Available Job Opening – Apply Now!

Posted on :

29 Mar, 2019

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa

The Sustainability Institute SI is a nonprofit, public benefit organisation striving to improve the lives of marginalised children and youth in the surrounding areas; transform education from the level of ECD all the way through to post graduate level; engage in research, teaching and enabling of a more socially just, sustainable generative way for humanity to interact with the natural world.

Job Title: Office Administrator 
Job Location: Stellenbosch.

Responsibilities:

  • General administrative assistance across all adult learning programmes as requested, including the following:
  • Student related administration, including contracts, file management and analysis of student related data
  • Handle short course enquiries and administrative details in preparation for short courses
  • Prepare contracts for consultants, ensuring consultants adhere to systems and processes, filling in Payment Request Forms for consulting projects, assisting with any other admin pertaining to consulting projects
  • Assist with organising speaker events and student workshops
  • Manage the alumni platform and collating alumni data
  • Coordinate student related activities and events
  • Handle of all hospitality bookings for events, tours, workshops and courses
  • Handle of correspondence, quotations and invoicing of all bookings
  • Manage the venues booking matrix
  • Follow up on payment for hospitality bookings
  • Ensure bookings are properly communicated and executed by the hospitality team

Requirements:

  • A post-grade 12 qualification and five years of accounting/administrative experience
  • Bookkeeping and Excel abilities essential as well as some knowledge of Pastel Accounting (in particular, quotes, invoicing and debtors)
  • Ability to deal with email correspondence promptly and to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing
  • Experience in working with Google Drive and Google Sheets
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Interpersonal skills that contribute to a people-centred working environment
  • It would be beneficial if the candidate has a good understanding of sustainability, is values aligned and also has keen interest in education in general

To apply

Submit your CV with a covering letter to Litha Magida at [email protected]

Application Deadline: Monday, 1 April, 2019

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