LED Administrative Officer(Fixed Term Contract – 15Months) – Graduate School of Business and Leadership

KwaZulu-Natal, Full Time Deadline: Aug 1, 2023

The primary responsibility of the incumbent in this role is to deliver comprehensive and efficient administrative support to the Local Economic Development (LED) Manager of the EDTEA-UKZN project. The successful candidate will be tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of various projects and managing the online delivery of training courses associated with the project. This position requires an individual who has the ability to work independently and accurately under pressure. The incumbent will be required to frequently travel to various project sites in KZN. Additionally, they will be responsible for compiling accurate quarterly reports on the project’s outcomes in accordance with EDTEAs requirements. This is an externally funded position, contingent upon funding availability from EDTEA. The incumbent will report to the LED Manager.

Minimum Requirements:

Matric plus 1-year relevant qualification
2 – 3 years relevant experience in project and event administration in a higher education or relevant government department
Computer proficiency in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and online platforms i.e. Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
Experience in minute taking and excellent administration skills
Experience with organizing conferences and events.