Administrative Officer: Operational Support – Western Cape Gov

Job Purpose      

The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to supervise operational support service rendered to Chief Directorate: Road Contracts. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.

Minimum Requirements             

Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification); A minimum of 6 years experience in roads construction and maintenance environment.


Accredited certificate or short course in Finance.


Key Performance Areas

Supervise financial general administrative duties: Compile, check and verify 896 BAS creditor payments for consulting engineers to a value of R324 m (yearly); Contract administration duties; Manage activities regarding contract administration; Administration duties: Oversee general administrative duties regarding filing, office requirements, handling of queries and claims; Manage all aspects of tender adverts.


Knowledge of the following: Application of relevant legislation; Relevant systems; SITS; Basic Accounting System (BAS); Project/Contract administration and record keeping; EPWP reporting system; Written and verbal communication skills; Planning and organising skills.

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