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Department of Public Works & Infrastructure: Admin Officer X8

The Eastern Cape Department of Public Works and Infrastructure invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following positions:

Position Details

Position: Admin Officer X8 Posts

Salary: R308 154 per annum (Level 07)


  • Office Chief Director: Strategy & Systems (Bhisho)
    • Reference No: DPWI 112/05/2024
  • Office Chief Director: EPWP (Bhisho)
    • Reference No: DPWI 113/05/2024
  • Office of District Director (Chris Hani)
    • Reference No: DPWI 114/05/2024
  • Office of Director Infrastructure Research Planning & Systems (Bhisho)
    • Reference No: DPWI 115/05/2024
  • Office of Director Portfolio Programme & Project Management (Bhisho)
    • Reference No: DPWI 116/05/2024
  • Office Director: Property Investment & Development (Bhisho)
    • Reference No: DPWI 117/05/2024
  • Office Director: Property Portfolio & Programme Planning (Bhisho)
    • Reference No: DPWI 118/05/2024
  • Office Director: Executive Support Services (Bhisho)
    • Reference No: DPWI 119/05/2024


Applicants must possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • National Senior Certificate
  • National Diploma NQF Level 6 in Public Management, Public Administration, Office Management, Human Resource Management, Management Assistant, or Administrative Management
  • Experience: 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Driver’s Licence: Valid driver’s licence required

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, and other applicable legislation in the Public Service
  • Strong procurement capabilities
  • Collaboration skills
  • Communication skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Interpersonal and liaising skills
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams
  • Innovative thinking
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of confidentiality and ethical standards
  • Integrity, team-oriented, energetic, and self-driven confidence
  • Influencing skills


  • Provide secretarial and receptionist support services
  • Render administrative support services
  • Support manager regarding meetings
  • Provide administrative support on budget/expenditure trends of the Directorates/Sub-Directorates
  • Offer advisory services on management function and institutional governance matters
  • Take and type minutes, ensure efficient information flow, liaise with clients, schedule and manage appointments, screen calls
  • Compile and submit monthly, quarterly, annual, and management reports
  • Assist in technical formatting of submissions for the Chief Director/Director/District Director
  • Develop and maintain an efficient filing system
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Procure office supplies (groceries, stationery, printing supplies)
  • Provide logistical support (travel arrangements, conferences, meetings, refreshments, documentation)
  • Administer the budget and prepare S&T claims for the Chief Director/Director/District Director
  • Follow up on payment of invoices
  • Stay updated with relevant Public Service and departmental prescripts/policies
  • Maintain the leave register for the office and manage staff leave reconciliations


For further information, contact:

  • Ms. S. Zazini: Tel No: (040) 602 4553
  • Mr. L. Magqaza: Tel No: (040) 602 4236

e-Recruitment Technical Enquiries:

Application Process

Closing Date: 01 July 2024

Application Submission: Applications must be submitted via the provincial e-Recruitment system available at:

Important Notes:

  • The system is available 24/7 and closes at 23:59 on the closing date.
  • For any challenges with the e-Recruitment system, email your ID Number, profile e-Mail Address, and issue details to:
  • Do not submit CVs to the technical support email address; such applications will be regarded as lost.
  • Technical support is available during working hours: (08:00-16:30 Mon-Thurs and 08:00-16:00 on Fri).
  • No hand-delivered, emailed, faxed, or posted applications will be accepted.

For Attention: Ms. N. Toni

Application Form: Applications must be submitted on a duly completed New Z83 form (effective 01 January 2021).

Department of Public Works & Infrastructure: Admin Officer X8

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