Government Printing works is looking for an administrative officer in the branch of Planning, Policy, And Strategy Directorate: National Qualification Framework and PSET System Planning. SALARY: R261 372 per annum (Level 07) CENTRE: Pretoria.


Bachelor’s degree/national diploma (NQF Level 7) in Public Administration/Management or a comparable qualification in the Social Sciences. Three (3) years of related administrative experience minimum. Excellent familiarity with the Post-School Education and Training system. Understanding of the rules and regulatory structures that govern higher education. Knowledge of important stakeholder organizations within the higher education system. Budgeting and financial administration. Essential is familiarity with Treasury Regulations and the Public Finance Management Act. Ability to perform well under pressure and relate effectively with others from a broad range of backgrounds and levels. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as report writing, problem-solving, financial management, job planning and organization, and administrative abilities. Time management and problem-solving abilities. Ability to work independently and meticulousness Computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and Outlook). A valid driver’s license.


These will include providing administrative assistance and operations for the Directorate, managing the Directorate’s office, and receiving and monitoring all communications and submissions. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders with the Directorate’s activity; Directorate financial transactions must be monitored and recorded. Process monthly cash flow statements and acquisitions. Ensure that the Directorate’s logistical needs are met in full. Documents and communications are monitored and processed. Prepare supporting paperwork for meetings and other administrative tasks as needed. Actively contribute as a part of a team to the Directorate’s operations and duties.


ENQUIRIES: Mr P Mtshali Tel No: 012 312 5089 / Mr R Kgare Tel No: 012 312 5442 / Mr D Moyane Tel No: 012 312 5165 APPLICATIONS: DHET invites applicants to apply online on the New Z83 form by accessing the Departmental Website (click ‘apply now button) or and following the easy prompts/instructions.


(1) a detailed CV, and (2) copies of all credentials (including matriculation), an identification certificate, a valid driver’s license, and any other supporting papers (where required). The Z83 form must be completely filled and signed (electronic signature). A user manual and instructional videos will explain how to complete the form and digitally sign it. On or before the day of the interviews, only selected applicants will be asked to provide certified copies of their papers. It is the obligation of the applicant to get foreign credentials reviewed by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Candidates whose appointments encourage racial, gender, and disability diversity will be given precedence. All selected applicants for SMS positions will be submitted to a technical exercise designed to assess relevant technical aspects of the work; the Department will disclose the exercise’s logistics. The selected applicant(s) will be subject to a Competency Assessment. Pre-entry Certificate is one of the minimum admission criteria for the SMS role.

No appointment will be made without the satisfactory completion and submission of the pre-entry certificate. The candidate(s) must sign an annual performance agreement, declare his or her financial interests, and undergo a security clearance. Please acknowledge that your application was failed if you haven’t been contacted within three (3) months of the advertisement’s closing date.

Appropriate applicants will be submitted to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, verification of qualifications/study, and verification of past employment). Applications submitted after the deadline will not be evaluated. “The DHET is dedicated to equal employment opportunities and affirmative action employment. We seek to encourage (racial, gender, and disability) diversity inside the organization. Women and those with disabilities will be given precedence for all DHET positions.