Administrative Assistant Job Vacancy at USA Embassy, Pretoria South Africa

South Africa Job

The United States of America Embassy is inviting applications from the interested candidates for the Job Post of ‘Administrative Assistant’ vacancy at Pretoria, South Africa. Eligible candidates check your eligibility and apply.

Job Post: Administrative Assistant

Salary: ZAR R251,798

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Organization: USA Embassy, Pretoria

Last date to Apply: 1 October 2020

27th October 2020

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Job Summary


Under the supervision of the Admin Section Lead, this position is one of seven positions that perform programmatic and administrative support duties for Branch staff.

The incumbent manages administrative support for the Country Business Office (CBO), including maintaining up-to-date contact lists, coordination of calendars and meeting schedules, assisting with travel preparation, procurement requests, human resources requirements, photocopying, and maintaining minutes of official meetings.

The incumbent also provides logistical and administrative support for coordination of conferences and meeting for the CBO Branch.

United Nations Group

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  • Experience in coordinating with third parties.
  • hands-on experience in using Databases (such as Access and SQL), Excel, PowerPoint and Vision.
  • Knowledge of WFP activities and procedures in the country is an advantage.


EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three years of administrative or secretarial experience in an office setting is required.

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School  and received high school diploma

LANGUAGE: Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Familiarity with MS Word is required.

Must be capable of typing 40 wpm

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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How to Apply

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide the requested information or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Passport copy
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • High school diploma / Matric Certificate

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