OFFICE ASSISTANT

DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM

POST: OFFICE ASSISTANT

REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/113
Office of the Chief Registrar of Deeds

SALARY: R226 611 per annum (Level 7)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma in Office Administration/Public Administration. 1 year experience in rendering secretarial and support services to senior management. Government systems and structures. Understanding of the management information and formal reporting system. Professional office etiquette. Knowledge of office administration. Good interpersonal skills. Communication skills (Verbal and Written). Organisational and planning skills. Good reporting skills. Computer Literacy. Good interpersonal relations Skills. Ability to take initiative and work independently. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

DUTIES: Render the administration, secretarial and support services to the Chief Director. Receive & screen incoming calls on behalf of the Chief Director and take messages when required. Develop and update contact database. Mailing, Faxing, photo copying and typing. Arrangement of meetings, taking of minutes and provision of meals. Attend to all logistical arrangements for the Chief Director. Ensure that OFTAR’s and DOTR’s for Chief Director are completed and approved. Compile and submit S&T s and SMS claims for the Chief Director. Purchasing of stationery, office equipment and catering. Process all incoming and outgoing correspondences. Receiving calls and transferring to the Chief Director Referrals of incoming and outgoing mails to relevant officials (emails, sms and telephone). Recording and tracking enquiries (Presidential hotlines, Ministerial tasks and Parliamentary questions). Manage the diary for the Chief Directorate. Arrange and coordinate meetings on behalf of the Chief Director (Workshops, Shortlistings, Interviews, Monthly Management and Staff meetings). Circulation of invitations for Chief Director meetings. Making appointments for internal and external clients. Receiving and attending walk-in clients and other stakeholders. Send meeting reminders. Draft memos, letters and reports. Type /draft letters to stakeholders, memorandums (petty cash, stationary, office equipment: laptops, toners). Record minutes/decisions from meetings and communicates with relevant role-Players. Use a tape recorder to recordings minutes. Provide secretariat services for committees and forums. Provide support with regards to the management and coordination of the implementation of executive decisions. Develop, implement and monitor a tracking system for executive decisions emanating from the Office of the Chief Director and track the implementation thereof.

NOTE: Preference would be given to African, Coloured, Indian, White Males, and Coloured, Indian, and White Females and people with disabilities. However non designated group are also encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS: Only applications submitted online via the e-Recruitment System @ https://drdlr.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx will be accepted.

NOTE: Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00 @ 021 424 8677 should you experience any difficulties with your online application. It would be appreciated if you can only upload those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for. All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by DRDLR. The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome. Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.




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