DEPARTMENT: RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM
POST 05/66: SECRETARY (REF: 3/2/1/2018/015)
Directorate: Budget Performance Management and Quality Control
SALARY: R183 558 per annum (Level 6)
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 Certificate or an equivalent or any other training course / qualification that will enable the person to perform the work satisfactory. Relevant experience in a secretarial environment. Advanced computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Outlook etc.). Good telephone etiquette. Sound organizational skills. Good people skills. Ability to work under pressure as well as the willingness to work irregular hours. Language skills and ability to communicate well with people at different levels and from different backgrounds. High level of reliability. Basic written communication skills. Ability to act with tact and discretion.
DUTIES: Provide a secretariat / receptionist support service to the Director. Receive and refer the calls to the respective role players. Diary management. Typing of documents for the Director and managers within the unit. Operate office equipment e.g. fax machines and photocopiers. Provide clerical support to the Director. Liaise with travel agencies and manage travel arrangement for the Director. Arrange meetings and events for the Director and staff in the unit. Process the travel and subsistence claims for the Directorate. Processing of all invoices for the Directorate. Minutes taking. Draft routine correspondence and reports. Filing and administration of leave registers and telephone accounts. Distribute all incoming and outgoing documents. Procurement of standard items like stationary, refreshments etc. 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 Director. Keep abreast with the procedures and processes that apply in the office of the Director.
APPLICATIONS: The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has launched the Erecruitment web site were applicants apply for a post on line. Applications must be submitted by following the link to apply for the post above http://drdlr.erecruit.co.za/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx
NOTE: African, Coloured, Indian and White males and females and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NOTE: In driving its critical mandate entrusted by the Government of South Africa to the Department, the Department is seeking to appoint a knowledgeable and passionate individual who will assume the position of Director General: Rural Development and Land Reform, based in Pretoria. The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform was created in 2009 and for the first time in its history the country had a Department dedicated to the social and economic development of rural South Africa committed to ensuring that South Africans residing in rural areas are protected under the same human rights and basic conditions as enshrined in our Constitution. In response to the latter, the Department defined its role and mission as being that of facilitating integrated development and social cohesion through partnerships with sectors of society in order to achieve Agrarian Transformation. To ensure alignment with Vision 2030 of the Nation Development Plan, the Departments focus is on allinclusive rural economy development and sustainability wherein rural communities have greater opportunities to participate equally in the economic, social and political life of the country. Do you have the passion to drive this Departments critical mandate in ensuring and creating equal opportunities for rural communities by creating the necessary platforms for economic and social transformation and sustainability