Secretary

Swakop Uranium - swakopmund, namibia

23 days ago

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To provide administrative, secretarial and clerical support to Departmental management to ensure effective and efficiency of the department.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Receive and screen incoming telephone calls, and depending on the availability of the manager, decide on how communication is to be handled.
  • Take and distribute messages for management, whilst screening all messages in terms of urgency.
  • Draft / check replies of correspondence for managers signature.
  • Update managers diary, schedules meetings and appointments and prepare weekly/monthly programme for approval and dispatch to relevant personnel.
  • Arrange meetings, venues and notify relevant personnel.
  • Retrieve and / or compile necessary documentation for manager prior to meetings (e.g. minutes, agendas, relevant reports, technical information).
  • Assist to plan, prepare and arrange functions when required i.e. draws up guest list and liaises with relevant sections for necessary services.
  • Prepare, type correspondence, reports and office documents from rough drafts, notes and instructions.
  • Take minutes of various meetings, prepare for approval by the chairperson / manager and distribute copies.
  • Make local and international travel and accommodation arrangements and draw up travel itineraries for managers and visitors.
  • Maintain PC file backup and referencing systems for secure and efficient location and retrieval of documents on request.
  • Develop and maintain departmental and confidential filing systems, file and retrieve documents on requests.
  • Keep office time and attendance registers.
  • Maintain leave application records and update leave rosters.
  • Maintain office stationary and consumable stock levels (e.g. cleaning materials and refreshments) and replenish when necessary.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • Certificate in Office Administration or Secretarial or relevant field.
  • 5 years working experience in office Administration.
  • Valid Code B/BE Drivers License.

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