EE Office Manager – Pretoria

Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 30-05-2017
Putting their people first is an integral part of our client’s business strategy. In support of this and their ongoing evolution towards becoming the best employee-centric employer in South Africa, their Human Resources strategy aims to create a high performing environment for their people by role modelling and embedding the right behaviours and values.
Job description:
To formulate tactical strategy and associated delivery plans related to a single practice area, ensuring practice integration and operational implementation through the achievement of the Chief Officer objectives, through a range of administrative, financial and managerial tasks, in order to enable tactical translation and operational implementation.
  • Ensure effective functioning of the office with emphasis on the administrative documentation and management support side.
  • Provide professional input and support in preparing reports for the Commissioner and/or Minister, as well as divisional reports, submissions and approvals.
  • Develop, implement and monitor a new reporting ethos that focuses on standardisation and uniformity.
  • Ensure efficient and effective follow-through and quick turnaround times for query resolution, meeting of deadlines and electronic correspondence.
  • Provide support in dealing with ad hoc requests as they arise e.g. interviews, submissions, offer letters etc.
  • Coordinate information concerning progress and programs of various management committees and other relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Draft responses with regard to more complex issues for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that Departmental impacts have been explored and all risks (internal and external programmes) have been identified and mitigation strategies developed.
  • Prepare and coordinate submissions for quarterly and periodic reporting with the responsible portfolio committees, steercoms, etc.
  • Monitor and coordinate the implementation of resolutions from EXCO and Management Committee meetings.
  • Drive projects carried out by the Chief Officer's office through the application of effective project management principles.
  • Prepare and manage all reports, correspondence and documents for the Chief Officer, including the monitoring of the document management system.
  • Provide strategic support to the Chief Officer on the day-to-day office management.
  • Assisting and advising the Commissioner in preparation for internal and external meetings, including presentations.
  • Research and compile comprehensive documents/presentations for the Chief Officer.
  • Scrutinize complex submissions/reports and make abbreviated notes and/or recommendations for the Chief Officer with regards to these documents.
  • Research, analyse information and compile complex documents for the Chief Officer and lead the Executive special projects.
  • Ensure effective relationship and liaison between the Office of the Commissioner and the Office of the Chief Officer.
  • Implement governance, risk and compliance policy in own practice area to identify and manage governance and risk exposure liability.
  • Plan & implement enhanced organisational efficiency by identifying and addressing development requirements & providing tools for people resources.
  • Draw up a budget aligned to tactical delivery plans, monitor planned vs. actual, minimise expenditure and report on cost efficiency.
  • Build strong relationships and implement service level agreements that promote SARS with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Security Clearance: GOC Confidential.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF7) in Information Technology; Commerce, Management or Business Administration.
  • 8 - 10 years' office support experience within an IT or business administration environment.
The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:
  • Maintain registers and records associated with the department's staff establishment, movable and immovable assets and specific equipment.
  • Coordinate and implement procedures, systems and controls related to the receiving, updating and recording transactional and operational information.
  • Plan, initiate, execute, control and close projects related to a relevant function within the company.
  • Determine trends from raw data to assist decision-making in various aspects of work at the company.
  • Relationship Building.
  • Record Maintenance.
  • Research and Information Gathering.
  • Activities, tasks and practices associated with obtaining and using high level of knowledge in IT, functions and products.
  • Obtaining, recording, analysing and reporting information to enable effective and efficient administrative processes.
  • Project Management, Data Collection and Analysis, Risk Management.
  • Administration - administrative processes and procedures.
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Michelle Muir
Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment 
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