x9 Admin Assistant job vacancies at Agricultural Research Council (ARC)

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The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) is recruiting and invites applications for for the job vacancy: Administration Assistant [x9 posts].

Closing date: 16 January 2024


The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) is a premier science institution that conducts research with
partners, develops human capital and foster innovation in support of the agricultural sector.

It provides diagnostic, laboratory, analytical, agricultural engineering services, post-harvest technology development, agrochemical evaluation, consultation and advisory services, food processing technology services as well as various surveys and training interventions.

Through its wider network of research institutes and experimental farms, the ARC provides a strong scientific base and a broadly distributed technology transfer capacity to the entire agricultural industry in South Africa.


What we look for

We are always searching for great minds and res​earchers and love to chat to new people, exceptional and passionate talent, innovative and solutions-oriented thinkers.


In addition to offering a competitive salary, we have designed our benefits programs with a people-first approach. We want our team members to be fairly compensated, have access to high-quality health & wellness options, and feel supported so they can perform at their best.

In addition:

  • You will ​be challenged; 
  • You will be encouraged to excel;
  • You will be given the opportunity to build a rewarding career and in turn you will feel proud to be part of the team; and
  • You w​ill b​e part of a strong research council shaping the future of the agricultural sector.


Key Performance Areas:

 Manage departmental assets effectively, efficiently, and economically.
 Conduct asset verification and identify obsolete, redundant and damaged items to ensure write-off
and disposal.
 Take corrective action on unverified assets.
 Receive barcode and capture newly acquired assets.
 Arrange delivery of the purchased assets, barcoding, and ensure capturing of the location.

 Keep a register for the movement of assets and fully complete asset movement forms.
 Conduct monthly asset spot checks to ensure that the asset register is updated and kept accurate.
 Assist in resolving audit queries on assets.
 Ensure completeness and accuracy.
 Compliance with the asset management policy, adherence to the asset management reporting
timelines and determined by the National Treasury.
 Assist in the preparation of quarterly and yearly asset disclosure note.


 A National Diploma in Finance or a related field.
 1-year asset management experience.
 Proficiency in Ms Office Suite.
 A valid driver’s license.


Enquiries for ARC- SG and GC: Ms Nosipho Sipungela, Tel: (018) 299 6218
Enquiries for ARC-VIMP and PHP: Mr James Tooka, Tel 082 747 5540
Enquiries for ARC-TSC: Mr Andries Nkuna, Tel (013) 753 7142
Enquiries for ARC-NRE: Mr Poonyana Morule, Tel (012) 427 9888
Enquiries for ARC-Infruitec: Mr Maanda Nevhutanda, Tel (021)809 3301
Enquiries for ARC-OVR: Mr Feza Nxumalo, Tel (012) 529 9928

NB: Non-RSA Citizens/work permit holders must attach certified copies) as well as the names and
particulars of three (3) traceable referees.

Assets Officer and Administration Assistant at Various ARC-Campuses


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