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THE SOUTH AFRICAN EMBASSY, THE HAGUE

OFFERS A POSITION OF

 

Administrative Officer

 

Employment Level and Salary:

 

  • Employment Level  - 6

  • Minimum salary of €25,376 per annum

     

Qualifications/Experience:

 

  • A relevant three year post school qualification PLUS 5 years experience in Administrative, Financial or Managerial capacity.
  • Project management (construction related experience will be added advantage)
  • Knowledge of the Dutch Labour law will be an added advantage
  • Candidate must be computer literate
  • Proficiency in English and Dutch languages

 

Salary € 25.376 per annum (The actual annual salary is based on the experience and educational qualification and it excludes fringe benefits)

Successful Candidate will be required to sign a Performance Based Contract.

 

 

Main responsibilities:

 

  • Assist with economic research for the Medium Term Expenditure Framework during BudgetingSession

  • Manage inventories and maintain stock.

  • Procure Goods and Services in line with the government Supply Chain Management policies (Internal procedures will be provided).

  • Assist in management and maintenance of both state owned/rented property and moveable assets.

  • Advise on project and construction related issues as and when they occur;

  • Prepare a maintenance plan covering short, medium and long term maintenance requirements for the properties,

  • Monitor and provide advice on contractual obligations and other related matters.

  • Handle office Administration and Human Resources matters including:

  • Advice on Dutch Labour legislation and UWV matters

  • Prepare documents; undertake interpretation, proof reading and correction as needed.

  • Office translations of documents from Dutch into English and vise versa.

 

Job competencies:

 

  • Advanced computer skills (software and hardware) MS Office™ suite of programmes such as MS Word, Excel, use of Internet search

  • Valid driving licence

  • Capable to operate and maintain office equipment

  • Planning and organising skills

  • Time management skills

  • Communication skills – good command of Dutch and English (written and oral)

  • Translation and interpretation skills

  • Project management skills

  • Willingness to do extra duties

  • Knowledge of health, safety and security requirements.

(The above skills will be tested during the interviews and the candidates might be requested to provide their written project management plans to demonstrate their capabilities).

 

Fringe Benefits:

        

  • End of the year Bonus equals to 8.33% of the employee’s annual basic salary (payable in December of each year)
  • Vacation Bonus  equals to 8.2% of the employee’s annual basic salary (payable in September of each year)

  • Pension Contribution of 7% of the annual basic salary

  • Employer’s contribution to Social  Security Scheme as stipulated by the Dutch Labour Law

 

Other important points:

 

  • A valid Dutch residential permit is mandatory

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews

     

Applications:

 

Please submit your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copy of your educational qualification/s to:

South African Embassy

Attn: Mr Nzaliseko Sifuba

40 Wassenaarseweg,

2596 CJ, The Hague

Enquiries: 070 392 4501

sifubanc@dirco.gov.za

 

Closing date:

16 September 2019

           


 

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Contact Details:

South African Embassy
40 Wassenaarseweg
2596 CJ The Hague
Netherlands

Tel: +31 70 392 4501 (Switchboard) 
Fax: +31 70 361 4958 (General)
   
E-mail: info.thehague@dirco.gov.za

Opening hours:

Visiting hours of the Consular Section between 09h00 and 12h00 on Mondays to Fridays (excluding Embassy Public Holidays).

Telephone enquiries - Consular Section:  between 14h00 and 16h00 on Mondays to Fridays (excluding Embassy Public Holidays)

After hours number:

For international calls: +31 61 240 4031
For domestic calls: +31 61 240 4031
   

SOUTH AFRICAN EMBASSY – THE HAGUE
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2019

(Embassy and Consular will be closed during these holidays)

01 JANUARY TUESDAY NEW YEAR’S DAY
21 MARCH THURSDAY HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
19 APRIL FRIDAY GOOD FRIDAY
22 APRIL MONDAY EASTER MONDAY
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30 MAY THURSDAY ASCENSION DAY
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17 JUNE MONDAY YOUTH DAY
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24 SEPTEMBER TUESDAY HERITAGE DAY
16 DECEMBER MONDAY DAY OF RECONCILIATION
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26 DECEMBER THURSDAY DAY OF GOODWILL