A Supply Chain Management Clerk in Legal Support is a unique role that combines the operational tasks of supply chain management with the legal aspects of ensuring compliant and smooth business dealings.

The Department of Infrastructure Western Cape Government has an exciting employment opportunity for a suitably and competent individual to assist in the analysis and mitigation of the risks inherent to SCM processes, procedures, legislative interpretations, contract provisions, specifications drafting, compilation of policies and procedures, and other SCM-related compliance matters.

Supply Chain Management Clerk Vacancy Details

  • Reference number: DOI 57/2024
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Remuneration package: R 216 417 per annum (Salary level 5)
  • Location: Cape Town CBD, Western Cape
  • Enquiries: Ms A Jansen Van Rensburg at (021) 483 2018
  • Closing date: 2024/05/27

Note on remuneration: Service benefits or obligations for qualifying employees (medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc) are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification);
  • A valid code B driving license.

Key Competencies

  • Proficient job-related knowledge.
  • Strong skills in typing, mathematics, and computer usage.
  • Effective communication, planning, and organizing abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and language skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide clerical support to ensure that SCM documentation aligns with legislative frameworks.
  • Monitor and report on changes in the SCM legislative environment.
  • Maintain records and update registers for legal support activities.
  • Compile important documents and respond to legal inquiries.
  • Assist in the annual SCM risk assessment and develop response plans.
  • Perform administrative tasks related to SCM legal support, including tracking recommendations and managing disputes and investigations.
  • Facilitate logistical arrangements for meetings and informational sessions for contractors.

Duties of Supply Chain Management Clerk

  • Providing clerical support to gather, update, compile, scan maintain documentation, and update registers during the process of continuously monitoring the alignment of Departmental SCM documentation such as: Delegations Framework
  • Accounting Officers System, Instruction notes and circulars, SCM strategedy and related policies and procedures. with the relevant legislative framework
  • Monitoring and reporting on changes in the SCM legislative environment, consolidating all requests for departmental inputs to changes in legislation, and keeping a dashboard of SCM guidelines, instructions and legislative requirements
  • Render Legal Support by keeping records and updating registers
  • Gathering and verifying information, compiling documents such as minutes, letters, reports and responses for PAIA applications, cession applications, conflict of interest case restriction and vetting applications and SCM related legal matters
  • Assisting in annual risk assessment and development of SCM risk response plan
  • Perfom administrative activities relating to SCM legal support; (tracking recommendations/reporting on remedial actions, disputes and investigations)
  • Provide administrative support
  • Logistical arrangements for meetings and contractor information sessions.

How to Apply

  • Candidates apply online to submit relevant information.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit documentation for verification purposes and criminal record vetting.
  • These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests.

The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

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The Department of Infrastructure, Western Cape Government, invites qualified and enthusiastic individuals to seize this remarkable opportunity to advance their careers in a pivotal government role. As a Supply Chain Management Clerk specializing in Legal Support, the successful candidate will contribute significantly to the operational efficiency and legal compliance of the department’s supply chain processes. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply before the closing date of May 27, 2024. This position not only offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits but also a chance to engage in meaningful work in the heart of Cape Town’s administrative operations. Apply today to become a part of a team that values professionalism and meticulousness in the pursuit of excellence and compliance.

Take action now: Submit your application online to embark on a rewarding career that promises both professional growth and a chance to make a significant impact in the public sector. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your career within the Western Cape Government.

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