Personal Assistant


REFERENCE: IR8/08/2020
SALARY R257 508 (Basic Salary per Annum and not negotiable)

● Matric certificate plus Secretarial Diploma or equivalent and related qualification at NQF Level 6.
● 3-5 years’ experience in rendering secretarial support services to senior or executive management officials.
● Knowledge of Acts, Regulations, Policies and Procedures governing the public sector.
● Basic knowledge of office administration and interaction with clients.
● Driver’s license is required.
● Experience in providing executive support to the higher level offices will be an added advantage.
● Certificate in Microsoft office or typing will be an added advantage.

● Office management and administration.
● Good telephone etiquette.
● Computer literacy with advanced knowledge of Microsoft packages and good typing skills.
● Ability to conduct basic research.
● Time management.
● Analytical skills and pay attention to details.
● Interpersonal relations.
● Excellent Communication (writing and verbal) Skills with experience in reporting writing.

● Receive and make telephone calls on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
● Effectively manage diary and all activities in the CEO’s Office.
● Render administrative support such as coordination of travel and accommodation as well as prepare travel claims for the CEO.
● Provide logistical support with regard to the administration of the budget for the CEO’s Office.
● Organise meetings on behalf of the CEO and ensure that minutes are timely prepared.
● Receive written correspondences and direct them to relevant offices and follow-up of responses.
● Prepare submissions, letters, memo and reports on behalf of the CEO.
● Typing of documents on behalf of the CEO.
● Perform other administrative duties assigned to him/her by the CEO.

Address: 33 Hoofd St, Forum 3, 3rd Floor, Braampark Office Park
P.O Box 31533, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2017
Tel: 010 023 5200
E-mail: Information Regulator (Regulator) is a juristic person established in terms of Section 39 of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) which enjoins the Regulator to be independent and impartial and to perform its functions and exercise its powers without fear, favour or prejudice. It is accountable to the National Assembly and has jurisdiction throughout the Republic of South Africa. The Regulator is responsible for the promotion and protection of the right to privacy as it relates to the protection of personal information and right of access to information. In this regard, it exercises its powers and performs its functions in accordance with POPIA and the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 as amended (PAIA). The Regulator consists of five (5) Members namely: the Chairperson and four (4) ordinary Members appointed by the President of the Republic of South Africa for a five (5) year term. The Chairperson and two (2) ordinary Members are appointed on a full-time and the other two (2) Members on a part-time basis. Section 47 of POPIA empowers the Regulator to establish its own administration to assist it in the performance of its functions. In this regard, the Regulator must appoint the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and other staff members to assist it in the performance of its functions. The Head Office of the Regulator is situated in Braamfontein, Johannesburg

● All the above-mentioned positions are permanent and appointment will be done in terms of section 47 of POPIA as the Enabling Act.
● Applications must be submitted on Z83 Form (obtainable from the Regulator’s Website at  or any Public Service Institution), which must be originally signed (Hand written signature and not electronic) and dated by the applicant.
● Candidates are advised to complete all the sections of the Z83 Application Form and indicate whether they belong to professional bodies and have criminal record or not.
● Applications must be accompanied by a detailed and recent Curriculum vitae with two (2) contactable referees; certified copies of educational qualifications (including matric certificate) and Identity Document or Passport documents and driver’s license (all documents must have been certified and dated within the last six (6) months).
● Should a candidate be in possession of foreign qualification(s), such must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate obtained from the SAQA to confirm the appropriate NQF Level.
● Failure to comply with any of the above instructions will result in the application being disqualified.
● Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
● The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has issued a directive that all persons appointed in SMS positions must produce a pre-entry certificate referred to as Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme (Nyukela) as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). Recommended candidates must ensure that they are in possession of this certificate before their appointment can be finalised. To view full details of the course click the link that follow:
● If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application, this must be done in writing.
● As part of the selection process, shortlisted candidates may be subjected to processes such as security screening; competency assessment (only for SMS positions); previous or current employment reference checks and qualifications verification.
● Due to high volume of applications anticipated, there will be no acknowledgement of applications and further communication will only be made with the shortlisted candidates. Applicants who do not receive communication or feedback within (3) months after the closing date must consider their applications unsuccessful
● The Regulator reserves the right to withdraw any advertised position or not to appoint.
● Enquires related to the above posts may only be directed to Mr Bheki Sibiya at Tel No. 010 023 5212 or Cell No. 0603582766.


Applications may be submitted to:

Hand delivery:
Please place applications in the applicable box at the Security Area (Ground Floor of Forum 3)
For attention: Mr Bheki Sibiya

Information Regulator
33 Hoofd Street, Forum 3, Ground Floor, Braampark
Braamfontein, Johannesburg

Courier Services:
Executive: Corporate Services
Information Regulator
33 Hoofd Street, Forum 3, Third Floor, Braampark
Braamfontein, Johannesburg
For attention: Mr Bheki Sibiya

Postal Services
Executive: Corporate Services
Information Regulator
P.O. Box 31533
For attention: Mr Bheki Sibiya

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