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North West


An inclusive remuneration package of R445,974 per annum


The purpose of this position is to carry out duties, and responsibilities related to, warehousing services for the Provincial Electoral Office.  This position report to the SAO Warehousing.


Receiving of all goods within the warehouse, pick and pack according to the requirements and relevant procedures, perform quarterly stock count, identify and communicate possible risks related to the warehouse function, communicate stock losses and discrepancies to management, ensure Occupational Health and Safety requirements are adhered to within the warehouse. Distribute election materials & equipment; track all distribution and retrieval of supplies, to maintain accountability and probity to meet operational needs of voting; use direct distribution from the warehouse, or staged distribution to voting stations; apply strict controls for accountable voting materials and valuable supplies, including making available a full audit trail of delivery and receipt documentation for accountable materials, from the time that supplies leave the warehouse to their return following voting day; provide recording of locations of supplies at any time to be rigorously maintained and personal accountability for their safekeeping enforced; implement pick-up instructions and convey them to local MEO staff, including stressing the importance of the roll back of election material and other resources; check-in and verify material, prepare materials for secure storage, reuse, or disposal; where large quantities require distribution, stagger delivery to allow detailed checking of loads delivered into warehouses before transport departs, and that transfer documents (supplier delivery dockets, own supply control records) are annotated for any differences to the expected delivery and endorsed by the local MEO staff, ensure accurate and timeous delivery of materials from suppliers to meet deadlines; ensure provision of transportation for delivery and collection of materials is reliable, secure and timeous, know locations of MEO storage facilities in province and regular visits to ensure cleanliness; coordination of storage facility, logistics, infrastructure and related tasks in support of electoral events, tracking of all distribution, developing and implementing clear pick-up instructions; develop process for roll back of election material and other resources.


The successful candidate must be in possession of a Bachelors’ Degree or three year National Diploma with at least 2 years relevant working experience; knowledge of the Electoral Commission and election related matters will be advantageous; qualification in warehousing or logistics is an added advantage; basic knowledge of SAP System, material management using SAP application will be advantageous , office administration skills; good verbal and written communication skills; good organizing skills and basic computer literacy; project management experience will be advantageous; possess a valid driver’s license and must be prepared to travel.

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Applicants must be a South African citizen, who has not had a prominent political profile in the last 5 years. Applications must in all cases be marked with the relevant reference number and be accompanied by an updated comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) as well as certified copies of all qualification documents and identity document.  Should applicants be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).  Failure to attach the relevant reference number and to submit the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.  Please note that the CV, all qualifications and references are subject to verification and appointments will only be made upon successful verification thereof.  All appointments are subject to a probation period of not less than 12 months and successful applicants will be required to enter into a performance contract. The Electoral Commission will only correspond with short-listed candidates and interviews will be conducted on a date and time specified by the interview panel.  The Electoral Commission is under no obligation to fill the position after advertising it and reserves the right not to make any appointment in the above post.  Although advertised, a position may be withdrawn, re-advertised or filled by way of transfer or deployment, should it be considered in the interest of service delivery.

Suitable candidates must submit their applications for the vacant post to the address as indicated below:

Applications for vacant post in North West

Ms G Mmolai           Fax:  (018) 391 0872         Email: HRNW@elections.org.za

Closing date for all applications: 19  February 2021 .  Please take note that no applications received after this closing date will be considered.  Applicants who have not been contacted by 30 April  2021 must consider their applications as not being successful