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  • Posted: Jun 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Where we are - A presence in two provinces The NWU is a multi-campus university with a footprint across two provinces. The Mafikeng and Potchefstroom Campuses are situated in the North-West Province and the Vaal Triangle Campus is in Gauteng. The head office, known as the Institutional Office, is in Potchefstroom, situated near the Potchefstroom Campus. W...
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    Senior Programmer (School of Languages) P002238

    Job description

    Design, development, and implementation of computer software

    • Design of databases, services and user interface of applications; part of the packaging and release team of systems, design of the graphics and styling structure, documentation of help guides, training procedures, testing procedures and read me files of systems; optimization of systems; ensure best possible solutions for unforeseen issues relating to the system/software.

    Maintenance of existing software

    • Integration of data into existing systems; active forum member for requests and bug-fixing; technical assistance; evaluation of systems/software and bug-fixing; updating of relevant documentation.

    Resource and product development

    • General development of systems, applications, core technologies and text resources, including research

    Minimum requirements

    • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification
    • B – Degree/ Advanced Diploma in relevant tertiary qualification in computer engineering, computer science or other relevant Qualification

    Other competency requirements:

    • 3 years’ experience in computer engineering, and computer science or system/software development
    • 3 years’ programming experience in Java, and at least one of the following languages, PERL, Python, R, PHP, C, C , or C#
    • 2 years’ knowledge of general programming concepts and databases

    Behavioural competencies:

    • Ability to master new software with ease
    • The ability to function as part of a team and adapt to its work method, and to work independently
    • Creative problem-solving capabilities
    • Scientific writing style
    • Must be able to prioritise, manage and complete a variety of tasks in line with CTexT's goals

    Essential Competencies:

    • Design, development, and implementation of new computer systems
    • Maintenance of existing computer systems
    • Implementation of resource development
    • Experience in the use of different operating systems, among which Windows and Linux.
    • Advanced computer literacy skills
    • Design, development, and implementation of new computer systems

    Closing Date: 31st, July 2022

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    Assistant Accountant


    • Reconciliation of NWU Student Debtor related accounts and control over NWU student account matters

    Reconciliations of NWU Student Debtor related accounts:

    • Monthly reconciliations of several Student Debtor related accounts for the approval of the campus managers of Student Accounts and Bursaries
    • Follow up on reconciling items for corrections with each campus
    • Compiling of KFS correction journals
    • Maintenance of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of each applicable reconciliation process

    Back-office control over student credit refunds:

    • Weekly reporting on credit refunds on student accounts
    • Follow-up and reporting on discrepancies

    Administration of Student Account matters

    • Composition of VSS Codes for alignment
    • Preparing and processing of BPEL (mass uploading) files on VSS for campuses
    • Management of debit-and credit amounts R150 on student accounts
    • Handling, recon and follow up of student deceased estates
    • Realpay reconciliation and levies
    • Assistance with open days and registration period


    • Assist with accommodation applications for bursary students
    • Providing of data to frontline staff members to handle follow-up enquires on allowances and payments of accommodation
    • Reconciliation and compiling of a monthly check- list to identify and correct discrepancies in allowances charged, levied, and paid
    • Allocations of re-payments from General Ledger to student accounts 

    Ad Hoc

    • Assist with reasonable and ad-hoc task that are assigned by the manager within the line of duty
    • Back-up assistance to Student Accounts of each campus

    Minimum requirements

    • Grade 12 is essential
    • B Com Degree (NQF 7) or Diploma (NQF 6) specialising in Accounting/ Financial Accounting is essential
    • Knowledge of NWU systems such as VSS-STG/REC and KFS systems is desirable
    • 4 years’ experience in a Financial and/or accounts environment is essential
    • 3 years Advanced experience in Excel is essential


    • Accuracy
    • Numerical competent and accurate with attention to detail
    • Computer literate (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Internet, and Email)
    • Analytical and Problem-solving ability
    • Punctual


    • Independent functioning without close supervision
    • Critical thinking
    • Good communication skills
    • Effective Time Management

    Closing Date: 28th, June 2022

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    Specialist Environmental Management (N001232)


    Environmental Management System:

    • Develop and implement environmental management system and action plans, to ensure sustainable development and compliance

    Environmental auditing and risk management: Environmental Compliance to ensure delivery of the NWU goals, objectives, and compliance to corporate and legislative requirements:

    • Compile environmental audit reports as required.
    • Compile environmental impact assessments as required.
    • Ongoing identification and assessment of environmental impacts.
    • Conduct monthly audits to ensure that environmental requirements are being adhered to.
    • Inspect and monitor compliance with environmental management requirements, including approved Environmental Authorizations and Environmental Management Programs

    Environmental Training and awareness programmes: In coordination with the OHS/SHE coordinator:

    • Promote and raise awareness, at all levels of an the NWU, of the impact of emerging environmental aspects and impacts.
    • Train staff and students at all levels on environmental issues and responsibilities.
    • Participate in environmental education training development.

    Environmental Reporting: Compile reports and maintain data:

    • Collect and maintain data required for environmental reporting.
    • Manage waste collection and sampling techniques.
    • Data for reporting on water and air quality monitoring.
    • Ensure accurate submission/reporting of various Environmental reports, to statutory/regulatory bodies.
    • Write and compile environmental reports (lead responsibility) for various NWU Management meetings and structures.

    Environmental Incident Management

    • Record, investigate and report on environmental incidents internally and externally as required.

    Minimum requirements

    • Bachelor of Sciences (BSc Degree) at NQF Level 7 specializing in Environmental Sciences / Environmental Management is essential
    • Postgraduate Diploma (NQF Level 5) in Management is essential 
    • Membership to SACNASP / IAIA / SAATCA is desirable
    • 5 years in Environmental Management experience is essential
    • 5 years in Environmental System Development and Management experience is essential 


    • Experience in the implementation and management of environmental management systems / integrated SHE systems
    • In depth knowledge of Environmental Legislation
    • Knowledge of impact assessments and tools, and application thereof to evaluate risks
    • Computer literacy: MS Office
    • Excellent written, communication and reporting skills
    • Compile SHE budgets and cost estimates
    • Excellent resource allocation and time management skills


    • Team leader and team player (positive social and interpersonal skills)
    •  Able to operate independently with delegated authorities
    • Strategic thinker and planner
    • Ability to work under pressure and high demand

    Closing Date: 5th, July 2022

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    Bursary Officer


    • The purpose of this position is to administer bursary administration for various Bursars and to assist students, parents, and stakeholders with all enquiries

    Key Responsibilities:

    Internal Bursary Administration

    • Receive bursary applications
    • Perform first round evaluations
    • Capture applications on Students Bursaries and Loans system
    • Ensure applications are sent to Central Bursary Office

    Government Funded Bursary Administration

    • Administration of NSFAS, DSD, NSF and DMV bursaries
    • Capturing on SBL system according to bursary codes
    • Determine students that qualify for allowances and stipends and submit information to be loaded on student accounts
    • Assist students with signing of contracts
    • Evaluate and approve requests for private accommodation payments
    • Review accounts and subsystem to ensure completeness of reporting

    External Bursary Administration

    • Administration of various External Bursars
    • Capturing on SBL system according to bursary codes
    • Determine students that qualify for allowances and stipends and submit information to be loaded on student accounts
    • Assist bursars with request for information, statements, records and invoices
    • Evaluate and approve requests for private accommodation payments and credit refunds
    • Review accounts and subsystem to ensure completeness of reporting

    Student Account Administration and Reports

    • Compile templates with student funding requirements
    • Regularly review allocations and follow up on outstanding information
    • Identify student with funding risks and report on a monthly basis
    • Perform account audits

    General Enquiries

    • Attend to all student, parent, and bursar enquiries in a professional manner
    • Build professional working relationships with Bursars
    • Resolve funding problems with regular follow ups
    • Assist with bursary audits

    Ad Hoc requests

    • Assist with all reasonable ad-hoc tasks that might surface in the line of duty
    • Contribution to the team
    • Building harmonious relationships
    • Healthy work ethics
    • Reliability and punctuality

    Minimum requirements

    • Grade 12 (essential)
    • Diploma/ Degree in Finance/or Accounting (Desirable)
    • 2 years’ experience within tertiary environment (Essential)
    • 1 year knowledge of university systems (Desirable)
    • 2 years’ experience in data processing, compiling of reports or templates (Essential)

    Functional & Technical competencies:

    • Computer Literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Internet, E-mail)
    • Numerical skills
    • Able to work accurately, and under pressure to achieve deadlines
    • Exceptional knowledge of NSFAS and other Government funded bursaries

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Client serviced orientated – a positive attitude towards multicultural clients
    • Ability to function in a team as well as independently
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Problem solving   

    Closing Date: 1st, July 2022              

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    Poultry Techician M000452 - Re-Advertisement

    Job description

    • Assist academic staff in all training events, demonstrations, supervision, and evaluation of Poultry Production students during practical sessions.
    • Take the lead in the monitoring and evaluation of students on Work Integrated Learning activities.
    • Animal monitoring, purchasing and sales, monitoring inventory and consumables to ensure that poultry production unit is well stocked and resourced. 
    • Assist academic staff members and postgraduate students in their poultry related research activities.
    • Preparation and submission of reports, monitoring, documentation, and administrative issues.
    • Ensure safety of students in accordance with health, safety and quality assurance requirements.
    • Monitoring of all stock and equipment and timeous stock replacement and equipment maintenance and repair.

    Minimum requirements

    • MSc in Animal Science/Animal Production is essential
    • Accreditations: SACNASP is desirable 
    • Membership with SASAS
    • One year experience as poultry manager/supervisor  

    Functional/Technical Competencies (Knowledge and Skills):

    • People orientated, hard worker, responsible, reliable, creative and innovative.
    • Participate in community outreach activities related to poultry production.
    • Respectful, honest, punctual and understand protocol.
    • Animal sales / auctions / product marketing
    • Statistical analysis and strong writing skills

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Good writing and presentation skill
    • Able to work in a team
    • Adaptability/Decisiveness
    • Initiative/Perseverance
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Knowledge of Organization Skills
    • Stress management
    • Valuing Service and Diversity

    Closing Date: 8th, July 2022    

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