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AVBOB Mutual Assurance Society

Job post: Clerk

Location: Pretoria

Salary: Market Related

Job Type: Permanent

Sectors: Insurance

Reference: 209CL05

Employment Equity Position

Vacancy Details

Employer: AVBOB Mutual Assurance Society

The above-mentioned position exists within the Correspondence Department and is responsible for the department in the achievement of set objectives and targets.


Outgoing Mail.

· Receive and sort mail from different departments.

· Check addresses on letters for correctness, fold and insert into envelopes.

· Record total number of letters received per department.

· Hand fold letters for tracking and / or posting via permit mail.

· Keep updated statistics for weekly reporting.

Handle general enquiries as received.

· Send/receive faxes and distribute to the relevant department/person.

· Attend to the service counter.

· Perform any other task when necessary to achieve the department’s objectives.

Sorting and packing.

· Sort mail according to postal codes.

· Pack letters in post office trays.

· Separate franking mail from permit mail.

· Sent permit mail via messenger Driver and Franking mail to Franking Clerk.

Customer service.

· Assist walk – in clients with enquires.

· Handle telephone enquiries.

Ad hoc duties

· Assist in the department as and when necessary to achieve the department’s overall objectives.

· Assist with returned mail as per roster.

Required Skills

numerical skills

basic communication skills

basic computer literacy skills

Candidate Requirements


· Grade 10.


· 1 Year general office Administration work experience.

· Basic computer literate.

· Numerical skills.


· Business communication skills (verbal and in written



Job Post: Financial Associates

Location: Worcester

Salary: Market Related (Negotiable)

Job Type: Permanent

Sectors: Insurance Marketing

Reference: Financial Associates – Worcester

Employment Equity Position

Apply before Oct 04 2022

Vacancy Details

Employer: AVBOB Mutual Assurance Society

§ Marketing of Funeral Insurance, Savings Plans and related products

§ Recruit funerals for the Funeral Division

Candidate Requirements

§ Matric (Grade 12) and/ or tertiary education with 30 credits on NQF level 4

§ Comply with FAIS legislation for registration as Fit and Proper individuals:

§ Applicants who entered the industry as follows:

From years 2004 – 2007 requires 30 credits on NQF 4 obtained by 31 December 2009.

From years 2008 – 2009 requires 30 credits or 60 credits on NQF 4 obtained by 31 December 2011 or full FAIS recognised qualification obtained by 31 December 2013

All those appointed in the industry from the year 2010 onwards require a full FAIS recognised qualification

§ Clear ITC credit record

§ Clear criminal record

§ RE 5 will be an advantage



Job post: Senior Engineer: Systems


Salary: Market Related

Job Type: Permanent

Sectors: IT

Reference: 1911299

Apply before Sep 12 2022

Vacancy Details

Employer: AVBOB Mutual Assurance Society

The above-mentioned position is within the ICT Infrastructure department. The Team Lead Senior Systems Engineer’s role involves analysing, planning, implementing, maintaining, troubleshooting and enhancing large complex systems or networks consisting of a combination that will include servers (physical, virtual, containers), networks, load balancers, fabrics, storage arrays, and the physical and logical components that integrate these systems together as an enterprise networking backbone or platform. The role is senior and requires coaching and mentoring of Junior Systems Engineers, taking the technical lead in projects and actively participating and leading incident management and root cause analysis of incidents.


– Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure.

– Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools.

– Ensuring the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.

– Proposes design enhancements, capacity changes, contingency and recovery arrangements as required, to ensure that service targets are met within the organisation’s planned budget.

– Ensures the investigation and diagnosis of operational incidents. Resolves such incidents, including any capacity and availability management issues to maintain overall performance.

– Acts as the technical lead on projects relating to servers, systems and storage.

– Provides advice and guidance on the design and development of new and changed systems to optimise operational efficiency.

– Ensures that appropriate software and specialist monitoring tools are used to maintain awareness and control of hardware and software. Monitors exceptional incidents and conducts or initiates investigations on system performance. Proposes and implements consequent improvements working towards industry top benchmark targets.

– Coach and mentor junior engineers, setting standards of performance and objectives (both collective and individual) in line with service objectives; provides direction and support to all team members ensuring that the highest professional standards are observed.

– Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.

– Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.

– Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks

Required Skills

customer service focused

excellent analytical and problem solving skills

acute attention to detail

People and motivational skills

Candidate Requirements


– Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

– ITIL Certification

– Certification in multiple of these categories: Virtual Environments, Data and/or voice

– Networks, Security, Enterprise Linux, Database Administration, Storage Administration


– 10 Years senior system engineer experience.

– 8 Years’ experience as a team lead.

– 5 Years’ experience in 3 different technical areas.

– Coding experience in Python, C# or Java.

– Understanding of SQL, including SQL Queries.

– Understanding of Proxies, Reverse Proxies, Nat and Load Balancers.

– Understanding of virtual environments and containers.

– Experience in DevOps processes, including CI/CD automation.

– In depth knowledge of ITIL.

– Understanding of Networks switching and routing as well as Voice technologies SIP and SBC’s.

– Understanding of firewalls, ips, acls, dlp and vulnerability assessment.

– Understanding of Enterprise Linux and Windows servers and services.

– Experience with monitoring systems.

– Experience with automation software.

– Significant experience of bringing industry best practice into an organisation.

– Expert knowledge of the methodologies, processes and capabilities required to deliver best in class infrastructure management services (including forecast, monitor, analyse, plan, optimise, manage, maintain and assure).


– Should possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

– Acute attention to detail

– Strong Troubleshooting/problem solving ability

– People and motivational skills

– Customer Service Focused


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