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Vacanacy at SOPH: Coordinator

Faculty/Department: University of the Western Cape -> Community & Health Sciences -> Public Health
Type of Position: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Main Campus - Bellville, WC ZA (Primary)
Closing Date: 31/1/2019

Key Performance Areas

The School of Public Health in the Faculty of Community & Health Sciences has an international reputation as a leading provider of post-graduate learning, teaching and collaborative research. Administrator/s play a key role in supporting the Project, Academic and Administrative staff in the School of Public Health.

The successful candidate will be expected to: Assume the role and responsibilities of a coordinator of all administrative functions within the School, which includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Managing the HR Function of the SOPH including drafting of contracts, attending to salary or any other HR related queries w.r.t. appointments, resignations, leave, benefits etc for all SOPH staff
  • Overseeing the organisation and coordination of conferences, meetings, functions, summer and winter schools, SOPH venue management;
  • Implementing and coordinating all office systems and procedures and equipment purchases as well as oversight of the use and maintenance of SOPH vehicles
  • Supervising the functions of Receptionist, Admin Officers (2), Financial officers (2), departmental Secretary and Office assistant;
  • Working closely with Project Manager w.r.t. coordination of project activities;
  • Overseeing financial management of departmental funds
  • Regular liaison with senior staff in HR and Finance regarding SOPH finance and HR problem solving queries;
  • Overseeing all building management and liaison with relevant sections of the Universit

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