U.S. Embassy in South Africa Supervisory Administrative Assistant Jobs in South Africa

U.S. Embassy in South Africa Supervisory Administrative Assistant Jobs in South Africa


The Supervisory Administrative Assistant provides a wide range of administrative assistance to the OBO Project Director (PD) and other OBO management staff (M/OBO) in support of the Consulate Durban Rehabilitation Project.

Incumbent is responsible to the OBO PD for administrative management of OBO’s resources and activities, including but not limited to, finance and budget, procurement and supplies, information technology and systems, shipping and travel, human resources and personnel, and housing and furnishings needs.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Minimum three (3) years of office administration and management work experience, including at least one year in construction or engineering industry environment either on a jobsite or in an office setting, is required.

  • In addition, a minimum of six months’ supervisory experience may be required

    Job Knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of office management functions, service, procedures and standard information sources is required.

  • Knowledge of customs and shipping procedures for inbound and outbound shipments as well as means of expediting shipments that arrive in country; working knowledge
    of permitting activities, etc. is required.

  • Basic accounting principles is required.

    Education Requirements:

  • College (2 years) or Post-Secondary School



  • English (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Good working knowledge of computer systems and programs used to support administrative and cost control functions like Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.) is required.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Must be skilled in managing an office budget.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in South Africa Supervisory Administrative Assistant Jobs in South Africa

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