Administrative Officer Position at the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development

DEADLINE: 09 October 2023

Administrative Officer Position at the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development

  • Directorate: Knowledge, Information and Records Management
  • SALARY: R294 321 per annum (Level 07)
  • CENTRE: Gauteng (Pretoria)

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and National Diploma in Public Administration / Public Management / Business Administration / Business Management. Minimum of 1 year experience in administration environment. Job related knowledge: Public Service Regulation, Financial procedures, Treasury Regulations, Basic Accounting System (BAS) and Logistical Information System (LOGIS). Job related skills: Computer literacy, interpersonal skills, organising and planning skills, communication skills (written and verbal), analytical skills, problem solving skills and financial management skills.

DUTIES: Render financial management services. Facilitate, plan, oversee, drive the timely and accurate preparation of the annual budget in line with Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Strategic priorities weekly / monthly / quarterly. Compile Demand Management Plan (DMP), Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), Adjustment Estimates (AE) and Estimated National Expenditure (ENE). Oversee effective, efficient and economical utilisation of funds. Document and communicate procedures for accessing and shifting of funds. Coordinate budgeting, audit and financial functions. Administer Subsistence and Travel claims and other related expenditure. Administer the procurement of goods and services. Compile and maintain the Demand Management Plan. Facilitate supply chain management services. Facilitate monthly, quarterly and annual reporting on supply chain management related matters. Control over safekeeping, utilisation and maintenance of all assets. Ensure proper administration of sourcing and evaluation of quotations. Capture goods and services on the system (LOGIS, etc). Handle queries from internal and external clients relating to supply chain matters. Render general office support services. Supervise, motivate and develop staff through individual performance agreements. Provide assistance in the development and / or review of the operational plan. Compile various submissions / memoranda and responses. Attend to queries from Internal Audit. Administer leave forms / attend to queries. Make travel / conference bookings and confirmations. Provide secretariat services. Provide records keeping. Checking draft minutes for accuracy against recording or notes. Administer assets. Maintain asset register. Liaise with asset unit during asset verification. Manage outgoing and on-going assets. Allocate equipment to officials.

ENQUIRIES: Ms A Remcken at (060) 582 1906

NOTE: African, Coloured and Indian Males and Coloured, Indian and White Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS: Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered during office hours to: 600 Lilian Ngoyi Street (formerly known as Van der Walt Street), Berea Park, Pretoria, 0002 or to Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083

Directions to candidates

  • Applications on form Z83 with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge and experience (on a separate sheet if necessary or a CV) must be forwarded to the department in which the vacancy/vacancies exist(s). NB: PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS MUST PLEASE USE THE NEW Z83 WHICH IS EFFECTIVE AS AT 01 JANUARY 2021.
  • Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents when applying but submit fully completed Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae.
  • Applicants must indicate the reference number of the vacancy in their applications.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
  • Applicants requiring additional information regarding an advertised post must direct their enquiries to the department where the vacancy exists. The Department of Public Service and Administration must not be approached for such information.
  • It must be ensured that applications reach the relevant advertising departments on or before the applicable closing dates.



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