Technical assisatnt


The primary role of this position is to perform different administrative and
technical activities that help support the overall goal of the CoLab. The incumbent
will provide administrative assistance (general admin & research support) and
technical support (software installation, website support and IT training) for the
• M+4 Advanced Diploma in IT or equivalent.
• At least 3 years of experience in the IT field or in a related area.
• Proven Admin and IT support experience.
• Supply Management Inventory Control.
• Office Administration Procedures.
• Perform any other duties as delegated by the Line Manager.

• Technical Support.
• Office Management.
• Internal & External Liaison.
• Travel Management.
• Facilitate training sessions.
• Document creation & Record keeping.
• Basic bookkeeping.
• Proven Admin and IT support experience.
• Proficiency with computer programs, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, and
database systems.
• Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
• Collecting and interpreting data.
• Attention to detail and problem solving skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Reading and understand technical documentation.
• Strong organizational and planning skills.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Good problem solving skills.
• Computer skills.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• People orientated, hard worker, responsible, reliable, creative and innovative.
• Respectful, honesty, punctuality and understand of protocol.
• Proven attributes of transparency, integrity and teamwork.
One-Year Contract
Candidates who meet the minimum
requirements are invited to apply for
the advertised positions. Remuneration
will be commensurate with the level at
which incumbents of this position will
be expected to perform.
It is compulsory that all applications
have the following documents:
• UMP application form for
employment (is accessible on www.
• Letter of application (that provides
detailed information on how the
applicant meets the requirements
for the position)
• A comprehensive CV
• Certified copies of relevant
qualifications, ID and appropriate
Failure to comply with the requirements
on your application will automatically
disqualify your application.
All applications should be forwarded
electronically to:
If UMP has not responded within eight
weeks of the closing date, you should
regard your application as unsuccessful.
Correspondence will be entered into
with shortlisted candidates. It is the
intention of the university to promote
representivity in respect of race,
gender, and disability through the filling
of this post.
Enquiries and details regarding this
post may be directed to Human
Resource Management, Ms Nomsa
Mnisi on (013) 002 0056.
Closing date is 26 March 2021.