Department of Social Development – Administration Clerk

Administration Clerk: Restorative Services (Funding), Ref No. DSD 59/2020


Closing Date2020/10/19
Reference NumberWCG200910-2
Tracking NumberDSD 59/2020
Job TitleAdministration Clerk: Restorative Services (Funding), Ref No. DSD 59/2020
DepartmentSocial Development
Salary level5
EnquiriesMs P Downes at (021) 483 5739
Job TypePermanent
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Location – ProvinceWestern Cape
Location – Town / CityCape Town, CBD.
Job PurposeThe Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to ensure effective and efficient access to state financing in accordance with national and provincial legislation, policy and financial instructions within the section. The successful incumbent must be able to motivate own ideas and approaches, break down problems into manageable parts and identify solutions and be able to listen well and be receptive to the ideas of others. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.
Minimum RequirementsSenior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification).
RecommendationRelevant work experience
Key Performance AreasTo evaluate and process prescribed documents for payment; Check financing agreements for correctness; Monitor compliance and identify non compliance with prescribed policy/ legislation and funding conditions; Request appropriate reports and follow up any outstanding documents; Monitor submission and evaluate financial statements as well as do conjugated calculations; Check appropriate records/ reports; Render a support function to the senior staff; Advice and information to the Assistant- Director regarding payment trends, and budget inputs; Render a support function to Programme Offices in line with the Departments’ Integrated Service Delivery Model; Provide programme sponsors and managers with financial and non-financial data; Administrative support.
CompetenciesA good understanding of the following: Public Finance Management Act (PFMA, No 1 of 19999); Treasury Prescripts; Financial Delegations; NPO Act; Policy on Financial Awards; Ability to perform the following: Manage conflict; Speak in public and make presentation to large or small groups; Possess the following skills: Planning and organising, problem solving, interpersonal relations, budgeting, leadership, decision making and liaising skills; Proven computer literacy (MS Office); Written and verbal communication skills.
RemunerationR 173 703 per annum (Salary level 5) Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.
NotesNote: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered


The Western Cape Government is guided by the principles of Employment Equity.
Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government