Feb 14, 2020

Program Assistant

  • ICAP
  • Centurion, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Reports to - Strategic Information Advisor

Role overview

To support with administrative, planning and coordination of activities envisage in the programme. This will include engagement with the staff in the National, Provincial and District departments of Health and other relevant stakeholders. The HRH Programme Assistant will also provide administrative support to ICAP office on programme specific activities as and when required in line with his/her job description.

Roles and responsibilities:

Program Administration and support;

Attending to all administrative activities and queries related to the program
Support with drafting of submissions, printing and circulation
Follow-up on programme submissions and document submission movement
File all submissions and program documents, ensure safekeeping of documentations and maintain a good filing system
Ensure adequate availability of office consumables and stationery
Ensure that all confidential documents are treated as required
Coordination and Communication;

Engage with relevant stakeholders at National, Provincial and District levels and other partners as required by the program to ensure full implementation of program activities
Schedule and plan for program meetings, conference calls and events
Record and take munities of program meetings and events
Manages the mail register, receiving of documents, registering the documents and disseminate documents to the relevant stakeholders
Finance and Logistics;

Prepare and submit purchase requests for relevant activities after discussion with the program team members;
Place orders and administer payments for workshops, catering, conferences and departmental activities;
Prepare and process travel request and claim expenses
Administer safekeeping of goods delivered and received.
Liaise with finance office in the Department and facilitate submission of COS invoices
Filing of order forms and invoices.
Monitoring and reporting

Support the generation of user accounts for the CHW database system
Run reports from the database as required by the programme
Consolidate data submitted by provinces as per COS objectives for financial and non-financial reporting
Maintain an accurate database of all stakeholders including the provincial and District WBPHCOTs programme managers
Support timely reporting to all relevant stakeholders
Perform other related duties as directed.


2 years’ experience in programme administration and logistics support
Good communication (verbal and written), problem solving, analytical and planning
A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Able to work effectively with multiple teams, balance and prioritize multiple requests.
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft suite and efficient use of internet.
Proven ability to build and maintain positive working relationships
Valid driver’s license.

The job may require the successful candidate to travel long distances and to be accommodated in different places around the country.

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in South Africa for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

Interested and qualified applicants are requested to submit their application to the following link 

ICAP is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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