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CAN YOU WORK AS A SECRETARY

POST 33/31 : SECRETARY REF NO: 3/2/1/2023/600
Directorate: Financial and Supply Chain Management Services
SALARY : R202 233 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Northern Cape (Kimberley)


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate. No experience
required. Job related knowledge: Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, etc). Job related skills: Good telephone etiquette, Sound
organizational skills, Computer literacy, Language skills and ability to
communicate well with people at different levels and from different
backgrounds, Communication skills (written and verbal), Ability to act with tact,
discretion and Good presentation skills.

You can:


DUTIES : Provide secretariat/receptionist support service to the Director. Receive
telephonic calls and refers the calls to the correct role players if not meant for
the relevant senior manager. Record appointments and events on the diary.
Type documents for the senior manager and other staff within the unit. Operate
office equipment e.g., Fax machine and photocopier. Provide clerical support
services to the senior manager. Liaise with travel agencies to make travel
arrangements. Checks the arrangements when relevant documents are
received. Arrange meetings and events for senior manager and staff in the unit.
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Identifies venues, invites role players, organise refreshments, sets up for
scheduled meeting and events. Process the travel and subsistence claims for
the unit. Process all invoices that emanate from the activities of the work of the
senior manager. Record basic minutes of the meetings of the senior manager
where required. Draft routine correspondence and reports. Do filing of
documents for the senior manager and the unit where necessary. Administer
matters like leave registers and telephonic accounts. Receive, record and
distribute all incoming and outgoing documents. Handle the procurement of
standards items like stationary, refreshments etc. Collect all relevant


documents to enable the Director to prepare for meetings. Remain up to date
with regard to prescripts / policies and procedures applicable to her / his work
environment to ensure efficient and effective support to the senior manager.
Study the relevant Public Service and the departmental prescripts / policies
and other documents to ensure that the application thereof is understood
properly. Remain abreast with the procedures and processes that apply in the
office of the senior manager.


ENQUIRIES : Mr D Leberegane Tel No: (053) 830 4060
APPLICATIONS : can be submitted by post to Private Bag X5007, Kimberley, 8300 or hand
delivered to: Magistrate Court Building, 6th floor, Knight Street, Corner of Stead
Street, Kimberley, 8300
NOTE : African, Indian and White Males and Indian and White Females and Persons
with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE : 02 October 2023 at 16:00
NOTE : The application must include only a completed and signed new Z83 Form,
obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the Department of Public
Service and Administration (DPSA) website link:
https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae.
Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the required
qualifications as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be


submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day
of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being
disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation
report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA
and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted). The
requirements for appointment at the Senior Management Service (SMS) level
include the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry
Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). Prior


to appointment, a candidate would be required to complete the Nyukela
Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to SMS as endorsed by DPSA which is an
online course, endorsed by the NSG. The course is available at the NSG under
the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced
by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. No appointment will take place without the successful completion


of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. All shortlisted
candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant
technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by
the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection
committee will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial
competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the
Implementation of Competency Based Assessments. The competency


assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the
mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Please ensure that you
submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be
considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate
applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of
applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged.
Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the
advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should,


during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the
filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not
limited to, restructuring or re-organisation of posts, the Department reserves
the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time
in the future. Important: DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the
filling of posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and
interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted
candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks. The successful
candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct
reference checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted
candidates. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any
other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered


during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered
and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment
will be terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to
positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate
will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance
agreement with the Department. All applicants are required to declare any
conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and
directorships that they may be associated with.

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