Khulumani Support Group: Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Khulumani Support Group
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 27 July, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Khulumani Support Group is a membership-based organisation of roughly 85 000 victims and survivors of Apartheid-related gross human rights violations. Started by survivors testifying at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Khulumani has become a globally recognised movement spear-heading healing and memory, the struggle for reparations, and active citizenship in countries transitioning out of conflict.

Khulumani Support Group seeks to appoint a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, based in its national office in Johannesburg.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Khulumani’s front-desk;
  • Answer switchboard;
  • Welcome visitors;
  • Manage office stationery and groceries;
  • Provide administrative assistance;
  • Provide secretarial assistance.

Requirements:

  • Grade 10 or over receptionist/office administration/human rights qualification would be advantageous;
  • Two years’ experience in a similar role will count in your favour;
  • Knowledge of and/or membership in Khulumani Support Group, and the transitional justice sector will be an added advantage;
  • Computer skills;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel;
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English and at least one other South African language;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, especially email and telephone etiquette;
  • Good listening skills and people skills;
  • Patience and honesty;
  • Abilities to be a good ambassador for Khulumani;
  • Positive outlook on life, work and other people;
  • Attentive to detail and passionate about problem solving;
  • Abilities to accurately estimate work required on tasks, prioritise work and deliver to deadlines;
  • Excited about learning;
  • Abilities to think creatively outside the box;
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as individually.

Salary: Negotiable.

To apply, submit a CV with contactable references to Angela Tembo at angela@khulumani.net or fax to: 011 833 2048. Alternatively, hand deliver to 2nd Floor, Khotso House on 62 Marshall Street.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

For more about Khulumani Support Group, refer to www.khulumani.net.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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