Project Assistant: Inter-Governmental Relations in Pretoria, 23 October 2015



*Position Title:

Project Assistant: Inter-Governmental Relations

*Ref No:




*Position Type: 

Temporary (6 Months Contract)


R196 278 per year + 37% lieu of benefits, Level 7

*Job Description:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Assist in the provisioning of acceptable country profiles
  • briefing notes and speaking notes in time for the Principal’s international engagements
  • Assist in managing and coordinating DPE and SOC international engagement programmes
  • Attending of the interdepartmental meetings at DIRCO
  • Assist in compiling the report on the successful incoming and outgoing international engagements
  • Assist in managing the gift register for Ministerial gifts; and Assist in consolidating quarterly update on DPE’s international engagements and follow up actions from these engagements
  • Develop and/or manage an effective and accurate filing system in the office and ensure that it is aligned to the Public Service Document Management System
  • Provide secretarial and office support to the Manager and the Chief Directorate
  • Ensure effective office management by co-ordination of the venues and logistical arrangements for meetings, conferences, workshops and training for the Manager
  • Take minutes of meetings when necessary and keep proper records thereof
  • Handle all confidential documents according to the prescripts
  • Provide project assistance to managers; and liaison with other Government Departments, NGOs, SOCs and other relevant stakeholders


  • Applicant must be in possession of three year tertiary qualification in International Relations
  • Public Management
  • Political Science or an equivalent qualification accompanied by at least 2 years’ experience in the same or similar field
  • The successful candidate must be a dynamic and confident person, possessing sound interpersonal, and networking skills, the ability to comprehend and think strategically with good organizational l skills, the ability to work under pressure, and the willingness to go the extra mile
  • Excellent business writing, communication, research, and computer literacy skills; MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power-Point are essential for this position
  • If you match the above requirements and skills, then we invite you to apply for the position

*How to Apply:

The Department of Public Enterprises, Private Bag X15, Pretoria, 0028 or hand deliver at 1090 Infotech Building, Arcadia & Hilda Street, Hatfield 0028.

*Contact Information:

Mike Williams

☎ Tel: 012 431 1128

*Closing Date:

23 October 2015

*Additional Information:

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