About Rand Water
Rand Water is acknowledged as the leading bulk water supplier in Africa and ranks among the largest globally, serving a population exceeding 11 million residents across Gauteng, portions of Mpumalanga, the Free State, and the North West regions. Operating as a subsidiary of the Rand Corporation, Rand Water is committed to sourcing and purifying water from its catchments to ensure its suitability for human consumption.
In its pursuit of excellence, the company endeavors to exceed the expectations of its customers, partners, and governmental stakeholders. This commitment is underscored by a focus on enhancing recruitment, development, and retention strategies to attract top-tier talent within the water industry. Concurrently, Rand Water remains dedicated to maintaining robust financial performance while delivering essential water services to communities.
About the Rand Water Job Vacancy as Secretary 2024
Rand Water is seeking for candidates looking into obtaining a credible employment opportunity as a professional Secretary for the established company. Rand Water is currently searching for candidates interested in securing a reputable employment position as a skilled Secretary within our esteemed organization. The Rand Water Job Vacancy for the role of Secretary entails delivering a professional, confidential, and personalized secretarial and administrative support service to the Head of Integration, Monitoring, and Evaluation.
This pivotal role involves ensuring the seamless operation of Integration, Monitoring, and Evaluation activities. Key responsibilities include providing secretariat and administrative services, demonstrating accuracy and efficiency, showcasing strong typing skills, exhibiting administrative finesse, upholding strict confidentiality, and demonstrating unwavering integrity and loyalty.
Your duties as Secretary also include the following:
- Undertake administrative duties and handle correspondence, such as letters and memos, as directed by the Head: IME.
- Follow up on pending matters on behalf of the Head: IME.
- Relay messages and task instructions to relevant personnel as directed.
- Obtain approval signatures from the Head: IME on pertinent documents and forward them to the appropriate parties.
- Arrange or receive appointments, meetings, and event dates on behalf of the Head: IME.
- Ensure the efficient management of administrative tasks within the IME department, including correspondence and general office administration.
- Assist IME staff in fulfilling agreed-upon requirements.
- Offer secretarial, general, and technical administrative support to fulfill the needs associated with the integration, monitoring, and evaluation function within BWS.
For application purposes, please kindly take note of the Rand Water Job Vacancy as Secretary 2024’s Reference Number: RAN240131-4. The Rand Water Job Vacancy as Secretary is currently based in this location: Gauteng.
General Duties as Secretary
- Responding to and routing phone calls
- Arranging and disseminating messages
- Managing corporate calendars
- Arranging paperwork and records
- Welcoming corporate visitors and clients
- Recording financial data
- Managing office supply inventory and procurement
- Planning and arranging meetings and conventions
- Supporting executives with project responsibilities
- Overseeing personnel and new hires
- Collaborating with external entities
- Enforcing administrative protocols
If you’re confident about pursuing the Secretary position within the Rand Water Job Vacancy, don’t hesitate to register! However, if you’re still uncertain about your suitability for the role, there’s no need to worry. Simply review the requirements listed below and carefully assess how your qualifications align with the standards set by the selection committee. To increase your likelihood of acceptance, ensure that you meet all the specified criteria. While failing to do so may not result in immediate disqualification, it could potentially diminish your chances of being selected.
The Rand Water Job Vacancy as Secretary Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Basic Requirements
- Obtain a matric or equivalent qualification along with a diploma in secretarial/administration/office management.
- Enhance your qualifications with an advanced secretarial diploma or a recognized qualification in public relations.
- Accumulate 5-10 years of experience in Senior Secretarial/Personnel Assistant roles.
- Secure a valid code EB driver’s license and demonstrate proficiency by passing Rand Water’s K53 test.
- Gain experience in collaborating with National Departments and Local Government entities.
- Acquire proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
- Cultivate strong computer skills to excel in the role.
2. Work Knowledge
- Ensure proficiency in MS Office, with a focus on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Consider SAP knowledge as an advantage.
- Hone typing skills.
- Master Dictaphone usage.
- Perfect the art of accurate minute-taking.
- Develop expertise in filing and record-keeping.
- Cultivate strong interpersonal skills.
- Pay meticulous attention to detail.
- Practice proper telephone etiquette.
- Demonstrate excellent administrative skills, particularly in planning.
- Enhance written and verbal communication abilities.
- Showcase good organizational skills.
- Show initiative in tasks and projects.
- Exhibit the ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
3. Personal Attitude
- Demonstrate the capability to generate high-quality reports and minutes promptly.
- Exhibit strong interpersonal skills.
- Showcase exceptional coordination and facilitation abilities, enabling effective collaboration across multiple sectors and with diverse stakeholders.
- Prioritize customer orientation in all interactions.
- Display high levels of motivation and energy.
- Uphold confidentiality at all times.
- Rand Water Job Vacancy as Secretary 2024 (Closing date: 13 February 2024).
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To initiate the application process, candidates are required to register on the application platform. This account will serve as a prerequisite for completing the registration.
Securing your account details is crucial for maintaining its safety. Under no circumstances should you share your account information, especially your password, with anyone else.
Alternatively, you have the option to register using Google, Facebook, or LinkedIn. By leveraging existing accounts, you can save significant time compared to setting up a new one from scratch.
Your application will undergo thorough review by the entire screening committee, including yourself, and all provided information will be treated with utmost confidentiality. Therefore, it’s essential to ensure that all information provided is accurate to avoid potential complications. Any indication of false information may lead to serious consequences for candidates.
The personal information you provide will be utilized by the selection committee solely for event registration purposes. By submitting your application, you grant the committee authorization to use your personal data for this specific purpose.
All applications must be submitted through the designated website mentioned above. Attempts to submit documents via alternative methods, such as hand delivery or fax, will be rejected by the application committee.
Applications for the Rand Water Job Vacancy as Secretary must be submitted before the closing dates on 13 February 2024.
Registering early can help ensure the protection of your application at the earliest opportunity. However, it’s important to note that early registration doesn’t ensure immediate success; rather, it aims to provide you with a secure footing in the recruitment process.
It’s imperative to submit complete applications within the stipulated timeframe, as incomplete submissions will not be considered by the selection committee. Any applications received after the deadline will be automatically disqualified.
Rand Water reserves the right to accept or reject employment offers at its sole discretion, without providing reasons. The decisions made by the selection committee are conclusive and binding on all involved parties throughout the process.