Project Assistant

at Rar Global Solutions
Location Mthatha, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Mthatha



Purpose of the Job

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the project assistant is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned;


  • Undertakes selection, creation, revise, and adapt educational material to meet youths’ varying needs, abilities, and interests.
  • Undertake research and gathering of information on financial literacy, best practices to inform financial education methods;
  • Undertake preparation of training sessions including determining and adapting to the best practice for specific youth groups;
  • Undertake development and evaluation of metrics of FEET Project to inform improvements and provide reports to management upon request.;
  • Support maintenance of relationships with project partners to effectively meet the needs of the youth.
  • Undertake promotion of financial service awareness among the youths;
  • Undertake promotion of an entrepreneurial and saving culture among youths;
  • Undertake effective capacity building of financial education training of trainers in the TEVET sector;
  • Undertake the provision of financial education in order to improve youth understanding of financial products and concepts;
  • Undertake effective utilization of financial and other resources in order to meet the objectives of the project;
  • Undertakes monitoring and evaluation of project implementation in order to track performance and facilitate implementation of appropriate intervention;
  • To prepare correspondence, reports, email, etc. from general instructions and on own initiative;
  • To make arrangement for meetings with stakeholders and coordinate meetings organized by the Project.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 “O” levels, credits or better including English and Mathematics;
  • Minimum degree in Business Administration, Economics, Commerce;
  • Member of a relevant professional body; and
  • Not less than five (5) years relevant experience
  • Previous financial services experience or knowledge preferred

Key Attributes

  • Excellent Communication Skills (oral and writing);
  • Proficiency in computers;
  • Strong interpersonal, networking and negotiating skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadline and priorities tasks; and
  • Project management skills.
  • Self-motivated;
  • Organized
  • Effective communicator
  • Creative Independent with good judgment
  • Accurate and detailed Deadline driven and time efficient
  • Enthusiastic and professional
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