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Secretary Job Opportunity at Pretoria Head Office: Apply Now

Position: Secretary to the Director (Ref: SEC/PRG 2.1/2023/07-1C)
Contract Duration: 12 months
Salary: R202,233 per annum (Level 05), plus 37% in lieu of benefits
Location: Head Office, Pretoria

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  • An appropriate three-year qualification in Office Administration/Secretarial (or similar)
  • 6-12 months of office administration/secretarial experience or Grade 12 with 2 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in writing memos and taking minutes
  • Knowledge of MS Office packages (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Familiarity with office administration procedures and processes
  • Understanding of Public Service and departmental regulations
  • Strong typing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Neat and professional appearance


  • Provide secretarial support to the Director
  • Offer clerical support to the Director, including making travel arrangements, arranging meetings and events, processing travel and subsistence claims, and handling invoices
  • Record minutes for Director’s meetings
  • Draft routine correspondence and reports
  • Maintain filing systems
  • Administer leave forms and telephone accounts
  • Procure standard items such as stationery and refreshments
  • Collect relevant documents for Director’s meetings
  • Provide secretarial and receptionist support, including managing phone calls, scheduling appointments, and typing documents
  • Operate office equipment (fax machines, photocopiers)
  • Stay updated on relevant Public Service and departmental policies and procedures

Inquiries: Contact Mbongiseni Nkosi at (012) 399 2202

To apply for a job at the Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA), you need to submit a comprehensive CV and a new Z83 form, signed1 2 4 5. The Z83 form can be obtained on the internet at or from the DPSA website3. The subject line of your email should include the reference number for the job you are applying for1 5. The email should be sent to 5. It is important to note that if you submit an application using an incorrect application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered3.

Note: This Secretary position is a 12-month contract role, offering secretarial support to the Director at the Government Pensions Administration Agency.

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