The CSIR has a vacancy for a Project Administrator in the Southern Ocean Carbon – Climate Observatory (SOCCO) and Alliance for Collaboration on Climate & Earth Systems Science (ACCESS) programmes within the Smart Places Cluster. The incumbent will provide effective coordination support on all contracts and administration within both the SOCCO and ACCESS programmes. The position is based in Rosebank, Cape Town.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAMMES AND CLUSTER :
Ensure sound project initiation through routing of proposals, tenders, and contracts;
Act as a link between SOCCO/ACCESS and CSIR to ensure that CSIR institutional compliance needs are addressed in a planned way;
Ensure sound project planning and manage SOCCO/ACCESS institutional commitments, audits,
KEY REPORTING AREAS, ASSETS
Coordinate all institutional routing requests (e.g. Procurement, S&T claims, Invoices, Contract/Student Memorandum of Agreement Routing)
Provide logistical coordination support for ACCESS and SOCCO meetings
Facilitate all institutional procurement requests (equipment, consumables, office supplies and travel);
Monthly report on project spending vs budget (for all SOCCO/ACCESS projects);
Manage administration of external sub-contracts to ensure institutional compliance;
Manage all SOCCO Key Performance Indicators with inputs from SOCCO scientists.
A National Diploma in Administration or Project Management with at least three years’ experience in successful management of contracts and administration; budget management; and performance management;
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or equivalent is advantageous;
Experience using Microsoft Projects or similar software;
Experience using Microsoft office and excel;
Strong numerical skills;
Attention to detail.
30 June 2021
For more info, please email us at Recruitment01@csir.co.za Please do-not send your application to this maibox,it is only for inquiries.
The CSIR is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it is committed to the Employment Equity Act of 1998. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history. The CSIR reserves the right to remove the advertisement at any time before the stated closing.
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