Administrator – Management Support

South African Reserve Bank - Cape Town, Western Cape

Full-Time | Administration

Closing date yi 28 ka June 2022


  • The purpose of this position is to perform administrative support functions within the Currency Management Department (CMD) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) in order to support its programmes and overall operations.


  • The minimum of a post-matric certificate (NQF 5) in Administration, Risk and Compliance, Governance and/or Records Management; and
  • The minimum of 1–3 years of experience in a management support environment.

Skills & Competencies

  • Industry, organisational and business awareness, knowledge and skill;
  • Quality assurance knowledge and skill;
  • Continuous improvement knowledge and skill;
  • Continued learning and/or professional development knowledge and skill;
  • BCP knowledge and skill;
  • Administration strategy knowledge and skill;
  • Administration planning knowledge and skill;
  • Legislation, governance, risk and compliance knowledge and skill;
  • Administration information management knowledge and skill;
  • Administration service delivery knowledge and skill;
  • Administration reporting knowledge and skill; and  
  • Data capture and administration knowledge and skill.


  • Engage in short-term planning, and perform the tasks defined in the work plan in collaboration with the team leader and/or manager.
  • Perform general administrative tasks in support of the programmes and overall operations of CMD, which include (but are not limited to) records management, correspondence and procurement-related matters.
  • Perform general administrative tasks in support of CMD’s financial administration, and ensure the timely submission of accurate payment information.
  • Support the team leader in his/her role as a sub-records manager as well as training, facilities, information technology (IT) and fixed assets representative, and in effectively managing the requirements and resources of CMD.
  • Provide support to the team leader in the monitoring and maintenance of the business continuity planning (BCP) process and Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHS Act) responsibilities, where appropriate.
  • Provide support in the coordination of CMD’s risk and compliance management processes as well as in the maintenance of its risk matrices and action plans emanating from internal and external audits.
  • Provide administrative support in the preparation of the annual budget and the monitoring of budget-related expenditure.
  • Engage effectively with stakeholders, both within and outside of CMD, that render services to CMD.
  • Perform administrative duties on an ad hoc or projects basis, as requested by the team leader and/or manager, while ensuring compliance with relevant guidelines, standards and policies.

Additional Information

  • All interested parties are invited to apply online
  • Please include a copy of your transcript and your identity document with your application.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be subjected to a psychometric assessment, an appropriate reference check and security clearance as part of the selection process.
  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
  • If you have not heard from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • In line with the SARB’s commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.
  • People with disabilities are welcome to apply.
  • The SARB offers remuneration and benefits commensurate with the level of the position and in line with the market.
  • The level at which the successful applicant will be appointed will depend on his/her experience and competence.
Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 10 ka June 2022