Irene Homes: Personal Assistant

Irene Homes
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Irene Homes is a nonprofit organisation who seeks to appoint a Housemother to take care of women (in a residential setting) who are intellectually disabled. It is a sleep-in position and accommodation is provided.

Irene Homes seeks to appoint is a Personal Assistant to be based in Pretoria.


  • devise and maintain office systems, including data management and filing
  • Act as a first point of contact regarding phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
  • Meet and greet visitors
  • Organise and maintain the diary, making appointments and keep track of deadline dates
  • Produce documents, briefing papers, memorandums, reports and presentations
  • Ensure all departments deliver reports on time
  • Organise, attend meetings and ensure the manager is well prepared for meetings
  • Take minutes of meetings and prepare professional minutes and agenda’s
  • Liaise clients, suppliers and other staff
  • Organise, coordinate specific projects and events
  • Liaise all departments to organise social functions for staff
  • Use different technological platforms, devices and do basic troubleshooting


  • Grade 12
  • Qualification in secretarial studies, office administration, etc. be considered an advantage
  • Valid Driver’s licence
  • Fluent in both English and Afrikaans
  • Proven work experience as a personal assistant
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Microsoft Office and English proficiency
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Up to date with latest office gadgets and applications
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise daily workload
  • Verbal and written communications skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Diplomatic, discretion, flexibility, good interpersonal relationships, positive attitude, professional conduct and team player

To apply, submit CV, motivational letter, three contactable references copy of ID and drivers license to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Applicants who have not been contacted within one month of the closing date may regard their application as unsuccessful.

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