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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 2,653 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and reported turnover of R71.297 billion for the six months ended December 2016. The Company's headquarters are situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Ltd is a public company li...
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    Bursary Administrator

    Job Objectives    
    Providing administrative support across relevant People function according to People policies and procedures generally but also more specifically in the People function the portfolio delivers administrative services to.

    • Adhering to legislative as required by the functional role.
    • Escalating concerns or challenges immediately to ensure an efficient flow of work is maintained.
    • Co-coordinating the resolution of queries related to the relevant People function, often communicating on behalf of others and delivering messages to third parties.
    • Compiling and updating documents as required.
    • Capturing, loading and processing of relevant documents on relevant systems.
    • Maintaining filing and recording all required administration on systems for reference and auditing purposes.
    • Making use of official templates and systems for correspondence, memo and related administrative activities.
    • Updating and maintaining People data in accordance with data standards.
    • Conducting general office and/or functional specific administration.
    • Capturing and managing orders in the relevant systems where relevant within the function.
    • Preparing payment schedules for beneficiaries and service providers.
    • Co-coordinating recruitment duties from awareness/ marketing campaign; selection processes; and contracting of bursary holders.
    • Collecting and capturing student academic results on the relevant systems.
    • Provide administrative support in preparing for Educational Committee meetings and compiling relevant documents.
    • Liaising with external third parties if required in terms of the People processes within functional area.
    • Ongoing screening of incoming correspondence and addressing according to level of priority for and within the relevant People function. Participating in projects and other ad hoc activities like orientating new employees within the first week of joining, compiling lists of stakeholders etc.
    • Ensuring work is completed according to the sequence required and agreed prioritisation.

    People (Self, Team & Organisational)

    • Participating in, and aligning with the People team to deliver solutions and services to the business.
    • Participating in various team activities that foster an innovative, agile and employee centric culture where employees are supported, empowered and valued.
    • Participating in various team activities that foster a wellness culture to ensure that the team team mentally, physically and emotionally feels supported.
    • Participating in the enablement of a culture of open and transparent communication within the team.

    Financial, Reporting & BI

    • Ensuring accuracy in data input and relevant reports as applicable to the functional area.
    • Using official data sources to inform administrative outputs.
    • Assisting with compiling basic reports for input to broader People requirements.
    • Consolidating basic costs or data as required by the functional area.

    Governance & Compliance

    • Ensuring compliance with relevant labour relations frameworks and legislation.
    • Ensuring compliance to organisational and legislative governance frameworks and standards including the H&S requirements and POPI Act.
    • Managing the identification and mitigation of functional team and administrative risks.


    • Participating in the integration and effective flow of work with other service areas and business.
    • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement in administrative delivery services.
    • Suggesting or sharing ideas related to relevant administrative functional technology requirements where required.


    • Grade 12, National Senior Certificate - (essential)
    • Diploma in Administration or equivalent - (beneficial)


    • 1+ year in an administrative role with exposure to the specific functional area (essential)
    • Experience within the FMCG, retail sector or similar - (preferred)

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • As relevant to perform the role.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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