Administrative Assistant

at University of Cape Town
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary 377850
Salary Units YEAR
Currency ZAR

Description

 

The Dean’s Office at the Faculty of Health Sciences seeks to appoint a permanent and full-time, Administrative Assistant to provide a high level of administrative support to the Dean Team, for appointment as soon as possible.

The Deanery seeks a self-motivated, passionate, dynamic, dedicated, and organized individual with the ability to

work in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders. The individual should have strong interpersonal skills

with the ability to assist the Deanery professionally and efficiently in interfacing with external and internal

stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing secretarial and administrative support to two Deputy Deans, within the scope of their work.
  • Providing administrative support, including secretariat services and minute-taking for selected committees
  • Organizing meetings and events that relate to the Deanery.
  • Finance and Human Resources administration

Requirements include:

  • Matric with a Secretarial Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience working as a secretary to an executive, preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and virtual meeting platforms, strong administrative and typing skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with local and international travel procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal and well-developed communication (oral and written), organizational, planning and

prioritisation skills.

  • A high degree of self-motivation, ability to take initiative, self-leadership, personal accountability, and

commitment.

  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and to work well as part of a team.
  • Strong event organization skills and flexibility to work after hours.
  • Strong client service orientation and a good work ethic.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

 

  • To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file

- UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)

- Cover letter, and

- Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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