SAMRC: Jobs / Vacancies (June 2018) – Administrative Assistant

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) hereby invites applicants to apply for vacant jobs posts (Vacancies).

Location: Cape Town
Closing Date: 22 June 2018 23:59
The SAMRC available positions are as follows:

The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit is looking for an experienced, energetic and organized administrative assistant to work primarily on project MIND, a trial of a mental health counselling intervention for patients living with a chronic disease. The successful candidate will be based in our head office in Parow and will provide administrative support to the project team.

Responsibilities: Core Requirements:
  • Procurement of study supplies
  • Reconciliation of vouchers, petty cash and other claims
  • Assets management
  • Organizing meetings and minute taking at meetings
  • Other general office administrative duties
  • Have at least two years of relevant experience.
  • Have a Matric and a relevant one year diploma
  • Have excellent computer skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills


  • Knowledge of the MRC supply chain and procurement systems will be an added advantage.

A salary in the region of R121 000.00 per annum, cost-to-company, will be negotiated in consideration of experience and qualifications and will be at the level of officer (entry).

Successful candidates will be provided with relevant on-the-job training.

In accordance with the SAMRC’s Employment Equity Plan, preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from the designated groups. For this reason, we require race, gender and disability status to be specified.

How to apply

Visit the following Web Site to complete an online application.

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