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Executive Personal Assistant

  • Fixed Term
  • Ixopo
  • Salary: R- Market-Related

Harry Gwala Development Agency

The HGDA, the Special Purpose Vehicle for the Harry Gwala District Municipality has been established to drive the implementation of strategic industrial and investment programmes for the District and all its Local Municipalities. The objective is to drive economic growth by facilitating high impact investment programmes on behalf of the District and Local Municipalities.

Applications are invited from suitable qualified experienced candidates to fill the following vacancy:



REF: NO.PA/06/2019

Minimum requirements: • A National Diploma in Office Management/Administration/Secretariat • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Executive Personal Assistant or an Office Administrator • Have an ability to communicate fluently in English at all levels (verbally and written) • Computer literate in all MS Programs • Have an ability to work under pressure, work independently, problem resolving and time management.

Key performance areas: • Manage the office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) • Manage the diary of the CEO • Coordinate reports from the Managers • Make travel management for the CEO • Liaise with various stakeholders on behalf of the CEO • Order office stationery and equipment • Screen incoming calls, make notes of essential information and prioritise the calls to be returned by the CEO • Write minutes • Manage the CEO’s office and organise meetings.

Note to candidates: Enquiries for the above position may be directed to: Human Resource Specialist, on tel. 039 834 1362/834 2740/834 1510.

Please submit your application stating the reference number and the name of the position clearly marked to: The Human Resource Specialist, Harry Gwala Development Agency, Private Bag X507, Ixopo, 3276 Or delivered by hand to Harry Gwala Farmers Market, ERF 226, Portion 27, Ixopo, 3276.

CLOSING DATE: 10 July 2019.

The application must be accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae and certified copies of educational qualifications, identity document or driver’s license (Please do not attach copies of previously certified copies and date of the stamp must not be older than 3 months). Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Please note: Please note that the right to make an appointment is reserved and that if no communication is received within two months of the closing date of applications, kindly regard your application as having been unsuccessful.