Senior Provisioning Administrative Clerk - SANBI, Pretoria

  • Pretoria
  • Salary: R22 423.00 Per Month Per Month
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Posted by SANBI on Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Reference: BID/2019/001
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Friday, March 29, 2019 - 9 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: SANBI

Biological Invasion Directorate (Salary Level 06)

Pretoria National Botanical Garden

Contract ending on 31 March 2020

SANBI is seeking to appoint a highly motivated administrator to provide junior administrative support to the Biological Invasions Directorate which will include financial administration, travel arrangements and meeting logistics to ensure effective and smooth running of Biological Invasions Directorate.

Please Note:

1) An application form (obtainable from our Offices or SANBI website must accompany the CV together with a letter motivating why the applicant should be favourably considered for the position and confirming that the minimum qualifications are met (applicants lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered).

2) A skills test may be conducted as part of the selection process.

3) Applicants must also provide the full names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three referees.

4) Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. All applications will be considered with the understanding that, in terms of the SANBI Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.

SANBI offers an all-inclusive annual salary of R269 077.59.

Contact Mr. John Sihlangu or, preferably, forward the completed application form (available from a motivational letter, certified copies of qualifications, ID, Drivers License and concise CV via e-mail to

Postal applications are to be addressed to the Assistant Director: Human Resources, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Private Bag X101, Pretoria, 0001.

Candidates are expected to be available for selection interviews on a date and time as determined by SANBI. If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may consider that their applications are unsuccessful.

Candidate Requirements

This position requires the successful candidate to be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate enhanced by minimum of 5 years’ relevant working experience in finance and administration. The successful candidate must have planning, problem solving and decision making skills, the ability to establish priorities to meet deadlines and adapt as they change as well as respect for strict compliance and confidentiality. It is essential for the incumbent to have sound computer skills and experience in MS Office, and it would be advantageous if the incumbent has familiarity with Flopac or similar accounting packages and previous work in a research or academic environment.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to maintain sound interpersonal relations and have an excellent spoken and written command of English, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Possession of a valid Code B driver’s license with one year’s practical driving experience is compulsory.


• Financial and procurement support to MTEF and project funding

• Assist with HR functions for BID staff/students/interns such as attendance register, leave records, etc;

• Assist with coordinating diaries for meetings/workshops, plan events – including venue booking, catering requirements, equipment requirements and assist with minute taking;

• Travel arrangements – arrange domestic and international travel, accommodation, shuttles, vehicles, allowances;

• Keep proper records of all appropriate electronic and physical information relevant to the Directorate’s functioning (e.g. Contracts, agreements, meeting records, reports, correspondence).

Apply before Friday, March 29, 2019 - 9 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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