Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board – Administrative Officer

The Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board is a statutory body established
primarily to regulate and monitor the gambling, horse racing and betting industry in
the Western Cape. The Board invites applications for the following vacant

The purpose of this position is to create mutual co-operation and a supportive
environment within the Department and between the Department and its internal
and external stakeholders, through open communication.

Remuneration: 330 060.45 p. a (Including 13 Cheque)
Minimum requirements are: Grade 12 with a minimum of five (5) years’
appropriate experience in a supervisory clerical or administrative position. An
advanced knowledge of computers and applications. Client liaison abilities.
Organisational skills. Secretarial and Administrative skills

The duties attached to this position include: Providing assistance to the HOD
with all administrative matters relevant to the Department as well that of the Board.
Ensuring that all monthly, quarterly reports are accurately and timeously
completed which includes tax reports and website information. Overseeing all
matters relating to the exclusion of persons. To continuously assess the
effectiveness of the administrative systems of the Department with external
communication as a priority. Identifying inadequacies therein and to make relevant
recommendations. Determining the priorities of the Administrative Assistants to
ensure optimal efficiencies within the department and monitor the progress in that
respect. Ensuring that all work is properly planned in terms of resource and time
allocations and that all deadlines are met. Where necessary, taking corrective
action in order to achieve the set priorities. ensuring that the work produced by the
administrators within the Department is of a high standard.
The Board is looking for a hardworking, independent person with drive and
initiative, who pays attention into detail and will be able to function effectively with
people on all levels. In order to be successful, the candidate must also display
good interpersonal, creative thinking and problem solving skills, must be fluent in
English and must be computer literate. Sound knowledge and experience of
software packages like Microsoft is prerequisite as the job entails a fair amount.

The successful candidate will work with confidential information and must
therefore be of high integrity, and be prepared to be subjected to periodic external
probity investigations. Knowledge and experience of the gambling industry checks
will be an advantage although not a requirement.

To apply for this position, please forward your comprehensive CV and
covering letter of motivation to hr@wcgrb.co.za

Enquiries: Ms Sweetness Sixubane on 021 480 7401.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been
contacted within four (4) weeks of the closing date, please accept that your
application has been unsuccessful. The Board reserves the right not to make an

The Board supports both employment equity and affirmative action as contained in
its employment equity plan and affirmative action policies and targets and the
position will be filled in accordance with the relevant plan and policies