The Council seeks to make the following appointment








Render secretarial and administrative services to the Safety in Mines Research Advisory Committee (SIMRAC) and subcommittees as per the MHSA and the PFMA and as may be reasonably requested by the CoE Manager from time to time. The core activities entail the planning, co-ordination and implementation of work priorities, schedules and procedures relating to the Committee, and ensuring that correct procedures are followed at all times.


Minimum requirements


To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Min Education:At least a Secretarial Certificate
  • Min Experience:At least 3 years’ experience in secretariat services including minute taking and organizational skills.


Key performance areas


The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:


  • Send out notice of meetings in advance and maintain the annual meeting schedule of all MHSC Committees meetings to ensure there is no double booking of members.
  • Communicate with the CoE Manager and the Chairperson on the development of the agenda for the meeting.
  • Assist in development of circulars and; upon receipt from the CoE Manager, further compile meeting documentation for all scheduled meetings for distribution to members
  • Ensure circulars for the meetings are correctly numbered and distributed 7 days before the meeting, wherever possible by electronic means.
  • Ensure all logistical arrangements for the meeting, such as travel arrangements for committee members, catering and refreshments, and projector if needed are taken care of before the meeting. 
  • Where applicable, arrangements may extend to travel and accommodation co-ordination for committee members to attend MHSC related events such as workshops
  • Take accurate minutes of the proceedings at all SIMRAC meetings or at other meetings as can be reasonably requested by the CoE Manager and develop clear action items or matters arising for distribution to members within 5 working days after the meeting.
  • Safe keeping of signed minutes both in hardcopy and electronic format.
  • Co-ordinate the arrangements of events including workshops of SIMRAC Committee, subcommittees and/or Task Teams
  • Provide administration support for ad-hoc committee meetings and to the CoE Manager when requested 
  • Circulate reports and documentation to Committee members as and when required. 




The MHSC is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be made in accordance with the MHSC EE Policy. Woman, Coloureds, Indians, Whites and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. MHSC reserves the right not to make an appointment.


Please forward a detailed CV, clearly quoting the reference number of the position to: should be directed to HR Department at 011-656-1797.

Closing date:12 JUNE 2019


NB:No late applications will be accepted.