SECRETARY

DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM
DRDLR is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote
representivity in DRDLR through the filling of posts. We reserve the right not to fill a position.
CLOSING DATE : 16 February 2018 at 16:00
NOTE : In driving its critical mandate entrusted by the Government of South Africa to
the Department, the Department is seeking to appoint a knowledgeable and
passionate individual who will assume the position of Director General: Rural
Development and Land Reform, based in Pretoria. The Department of Rural
Development and Land Reform was created in 2009 and for the first time in its
history the country had a Department dedicated to the social and economic
development of rural South Africa committed to ensuring that South Africans
residing in rural areas are protected under the same human rights and basic
conditions as enshrined in our Constitution. In response to the latter, the
Department defined its role and mission as being that of facilitating integrated
development and social cohesion through partnerships with sectors of society
in order to achieve Agrarian Transformation. To ensure alignment with Vision
2030 of the Nation Development Plan, the Departments focus is on allinclusive
rural economy development and sustainability wherein rural
communities have greater opportunities to participate equally in the economic,
social and political life of the country. Do you have the passion to drive this
Departments critical mandate in ensuring and creating equal opportunities for
rural communities by creating the necessary platforms for economic and social
transformation and sustainability.

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POST 05/66 : SECRETARY (REF: 3/2/1/2018/015)
Directorate: Budget Performance Management and Quality Control
SALARY : R183 558 per annum (Level 6)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 Certificate or an equivalent or any other training course / qualification
that will enable the person to perform the work satisfactory. Relevant
experience in a secretarial environment. Advanced computer literacy (MS
Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Outlook etc.). Good telephone etiquette. Sound
organizational skills. Good people skills. Ability to work under pressure as well
as the willingness to work irregular hours. Language skills and ability to
communicate well with people at different levels and from different
backgrounds. High level of reliability. Basic written communication skills.
Ability to act with tact and discretion.
DUTIES : Provide a secretariat / receptionist support service to the Director. Receive and
refer the calls to the respective role players. Diary management. Typing of
documents for the Director and managers within the unit. Operate office
equipment e.g. fax machines and photocopiers. Provide clerical support to the
Director. Liaise with travel agencies and manage travel arrangement for the
Director. Arrange meetings and events for the Director and staff in the unit.
Process the travel and subsistence claims for the Directorate. Processing of
all invoices for the Directorate. Minutes taking. Draft routine correspondence
and reports. Filing and administration of leave registers and telephone
accounts. Distribute all incoming and outgoing documents. Procurement of
standard items like stationary, refreshments etc. Remain up to date with regard
to prescripts / policies and procedures applicable to her/his work environment
to ensure efficient and effective support to the Director. Keep abreast with the
procedures and processes that apply in the office of the Director.
APPLICATIONS : The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has launched the Erecruitment
web site were applicants apply for a post on line. Applications must
be submitted by following the link to apply for the post above
http://drdlr.erecruit.co.za/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx
NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and females and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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