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The Department of Traditional Affairs is poised to play a key strategic role – not only in assisting the institution of traditional leadership to transform itself to be a central partner with Government in the development of traditional communities, including the Khoi-San communities – but also in coordinating the traditional affairs activities of this Department and those of other Government departments at National, Provincial and Local Government levels, so as to ensure that the needs of traditional and Khoi-San communities (of development, service delivery, governance, access to indigenous knowledge systems, traditional courts and indigenous law, traditional healers and indigenous languages, etc) are sufficiently met. In addition, the Department must ensure that sufficient resources (human, financial and infrastructural) are provided by the State to transform the landscape in the functional domain of the Department of Traditional Affairs. Candidature of persons whose appointment/ transfer/ promotion will promote representivity will therefore receive preference.

CLOSING DATE : 07 February 2020

NOTE : The successful candidateā€™s appointment will be subject to a security clearance process and the verification of educational qualification certificates. Applications must be submitted on form Z.83 (application form), obtainable from any Public Service department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified ID, copies of qualifications. Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply. It is the applicantā€™s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation. Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be considered. It is important to note that it is the applicantā€™s responsibility to ensure that all information and attachments in support of the application are submitted by the due date. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for the interest shown in the Department.



SALARY : R208 584 per annum plus 37% in lieu of service benefits

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A Grade 12 Certificate, Sound experience of the institution of traditional leadership and the operations of the National House of traditional leaders. Generic Competencies: Client orientation and customer focus, communication, honesty and integrity. Technical Competencies: Office management and administration, secretarial functions and office administrative systems.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will perform the following duties: Develop and manage an efficient filing system and flow of documents in the unit: Receive and distribute documents. Record documents in the appropriate registers. File and manage the paperwork of the unit. Establish effective document tracking systems. Provide secretarial support services: Coordinate and prepare documentation for meetings/workshops. Compile minutes/reports. Draft memoranda and any other correspondence. Manage the program of the committees: Provide administrative support services: Arrange logistics and related activities for travel, meetings, workshops and conferences. Manage the telephone and communication systems in the office. Purchase and order stationery and equipment. Manage inventory and equipment within the unit. Make copies, fax and email documents as required, travel with the committee as and when required, conduct research as required by the committee.

ENQUIRIES : Mr S Khandlela Tel No: (012) 336 5855

APPLICATIONS : Applications may be posted to: Human Resource Management, Department of Traditional Affairs, Private Bag X 22 Arcadia 0083 or Hand deliver to: 509 Pretorius Street, Arcadia, 3rd Floor Pencardia 1 Building.


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