Department of Basic Education – Data Capturer (x4)


The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the
Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability)
through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment
will promote representativity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our
Employment Equity Plan. The Department reserves the right to withdraw posts, if by doing so,
the interests of the Department will be best served.


APPLICATIONS: Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or handdeliver to: The Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street,
Pretoria. Please visit the Department of Education’s website at
www.education.gov.za or the Department of Public Service and
Administration vacancy circulars at www.dpsa.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION: Ms J Masipa/Ms N Monyela
CLOSING DATE: 13 November 2020
NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any
Public Service; Department and must be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV and certified copies of ID and qualifications (The
certification must be not older than six (6) months from the date of
the advert). NB as of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the
public service have to be part of the Government Employee Medical
Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government Medical
Subsidy. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted
applicants. Applications received after the closing date, e-mailed or
faxed applications will not be considered. (Drivers’ License and
registration certificate must be attached when required).

POST: DATA CAPTURERS (4 POSTS) REF NO: DBE/DC/04
(One Year Contract with option to Renew)
(Gauteng x2 and KwaZulu Natal x2)
G2G Project

SALARY: R410 000 per annum
CENTRE: Gauteng x2 and KwaZulu Natal x2

Applications are invited from appropriately qualified persons for the
position in the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria. The
successful candidate will support the DoE provincial office in
collecting and compiling data providing specific school level
implementation insights in line with the deliverables or milestones of
the implementation of the school based HIV prevention activities in
target provinces and schools under the Fixed Amount
Reimbursement Agreement (FARA).

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s degree/ National Diploma or
equivalent qualification as recognized by SAQA (NQF Level 6). This
should be supported by at least at least three (3) years’ relevant
working experience in using excel spreadsheet databases and data
collection in education, health or similar field. Knowledge:
Professional working experience with data bases; proficiency in MS
Excel and intermediary MS Word, experience in data collection, basic
knowledge of education and health sectors, as well as the principles
and procedures of the South African Government in data collection,
and reporting is required. Skills: The successful candidate must be
able to collect and capture data and develop and review
spreadsheets to analyse data. The successful candidate must have
strong word processing and spreadsheet skills and be proficient in
the use of office software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and
Power Point. The successful candidate must have proficiency in
written and spoken English. Applicants must have a valid driver’s
license and be willing to travel substantively.


DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the
project team and prepares relevant project documents; following up
on project documents with other internal DBE offices; maintaining
provincial program records, tracking and maintaining project reports;
interacting with the schools to collect data and support reporting
including entering new and updated activity data; receiving paperbased training records from trainers for data capturing into the excel
spreadsheet database; identifying missing data, inconsistencies and
errors and following-up or reporting on missing data or errors;
capturing data from paper-based tools onto the excel spreadsheet
database and ensuring that all information to date has been
captured; performing regular data backups; and supporting the
training of officials by ensuring that they have copies of all tools
required. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be willing
to travel.


NOTE: Short-listed candidates will be required to undergo a writing test.
ENQUIRIES: Ms J Masipa Tel no: (012) 357 3295/ Ms N Monyela Tel No: (012)
357 3294

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