The Western Cape Government’s Provincial Treasury is hiring for a Data Collator Vacancy, poised to play a pivotal role in the technical editing, formatting, and information management of various provincial publications.

This position not only offers a chance to be at the forefront of financial data management but also to contribute significantly to the seamless integration of provincial and local government databases.

Data Collator Vacancy Overview

  • Position: Data Collator: Data Collating And Technical Editing
  • Reference Number: PT 17/2024
  • Application Deadline: 2024/05/06
  • Department: Provincial Treasury
  • Salary Level: 7, with an annual remuneration of R 294,321
  • Location: Cape Town CBD, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Inquiries Contact: Ms S van der Merwe, (021) 483 4433

Minimum Requirements

  • Educational Background: A 3-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree or higher) in Information Management, Information Technology, or related fields.
  • Experience: At least 3 years of relevant experience in technical editing/formatting of publications and electronic filing.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Profound knowledge in technical editing and formatting, particularly of financial documents.
  • Exceptional cognitive skills, attention to detail, and analytical thinking.
  • Strong communication abilities, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in computer literacy, specifically MS Office suite.
  • Capable of liaising effectively with a diverse range of individuals.
  • A natural aptitude for numbers.
  • Proven ability to handle electronic filing and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience in office administration and providing support to senior management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform technical editing and formatting tasks for various Provincial Treasury publications to ensure they meet the required standards and specifications.
  • Apply technical editing skills to Provincial Budget publications, enhancing readability, accuracy, and compliance with financial documentation standards.
  • Consolidate financial documents and data from different sources to compile comprehensive Provincial Budget publications and reports.
  • Work on other Treasury publications, ensuring all data is accurately represented and formatted according to departmental guidelines.
  • Handle the technical editing and formatting of municipal budget information and performance assessment reports.
  • Contribute to the production of Provincial Treasury municipal publications and working papers by consolidating and formatting data as needed.
  • Liaise with departmental finance and planning staff to manage and streamline the flow of budget information.
  • Facilitate the exchange of data and documents between different departments, ensuring accurate and timely delivery of financial information.
  • Play a crucial role in information management through coordination and integration with the PT Data Warehouse, covering both Provincial and Local Government data.
  • Ensure the accurate and efficient integration of database information, facilitating better data analysis and reporting.
  • Apply a keen eye for detail to all technical editing and data collation tasks, ensuring high-quality outputs.
  • Perform quality control checks on publications and reports to detect and correct errors in data or formatting.
  • Utilize strong cognitive and analytical skills to process and interpret financial data.
  • Apply excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in the coordination and dissemination of information.
  • Demonstrate proven computer literacy, particularly in MS Office suite, for the efficient handling of data collation, editing, and formatting tasks.
  • Be willing to work irregular hours to meet critical deadlines, especially during peak budgeting periods.
  • Adapt to varying tasks and responsibilities as required by the dynamic nature of financial documentation and publication demands.

What’s on Offer:

The Data Collector Vacancy comes with a competitive salary package of R 294,321 per annum, plus additional service benefits including medical assistance, housing assistance, and pension-fund contributions, among others, as per applicable prescripts.

How to Apply:

  • Applications are accepted online only through the Western Cape Government jobs portal.
  • Ensure your application is submitted by the closing date: 2024/05/06
  • Technical support for online application issues is available at 0861 370 214 (Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:00).

Related: Download the Z83 Government Application Form

Embrace the chance to make a significant impact within the Western Cape Government. If you possess the required skills and experience, and you’re eager to take on challenging tasks that come with this role, we encourage you to apply.