Closing date: 2017/12/15


Tracking Number PT 2017-21
Job Title Personal Assistant: Provincial Government Accounting, Ref No. PT 2017-21
Department Provincial Treasury
Salary level 7
Enquiries Mr A Reddy at (021) 483 5001
Job Type Permanent
Location - Country South Africa
Location - Province Western Cape
Location - Town / City Cape Town
Job Purpose The purpose of this position is to render a secretarial support and administrative support service. This individual must have good people skills, a high level of reliability and good grooming and presentation. The successful incumbent must possess the following personal attributes: Able to act with tact and discretion; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. This position is stationed in Cape Town.
Minimum Requirements Grade 12 (Senior Certificate) plus a Secretarial/Office Administration Diploma/ Certificate; A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in office administration and rendering support services to Senior Management. A valid driver's licence.
Recommendation Willingness to work irregular hours;
Key Performance Areas Provide a secretarial/ receptionist support service to the Manager; Rendering administrative support services which includes procurement; Provide support to the manager regarding meetings; Support the manager with the administration of the budget; Analyse the relevant public service and departmental prescripts/ policies and other documents and ensure that the application thereof is understood properly.
Competencies Good interpersonal and decision-making skills; communication (verbal and written) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape; Advanced computer literacy skills; Customer service orientation; Ability to work effectively in very a dynamic office; Stress tolerance; Willingness to work irregular hours; Attention to detail; Planning and organising skills.
Remuneration R 226 611 per annum (Salary level 7)

Note on remuneration:
Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc.
MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed.
Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Notes Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test.

Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00 should you experience any difficulties with your online application. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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The Western Cape Government is guided by the principles of Employment Equity.
Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government