IT Manager




IT Business Development Service (Corporate: Eco Point :Centurion)

Reports to: Senior Manager: IT Business Solutions Testing & Quality Assurance

Summation: Manage teams of software test analysts and testers, working on all stages of structured software testing (functional, integration, usability, regression and configuration). Plan Test projects, manage risks, budgets, timesheet and performance management, resource allocation/levelling, resource development, implementation of Systems and associated reports. Manage staff and budget.

Key Responsibilities:
- Plan test projects
- Implementation of tested system.
- Risk and issue Management
- Analyze and understand business/functional specifications
- Applying acceptance testing methodologies
- Log and escalate defects
- Progress Tracking and Reporting
- Financial Management
- Line Management
- Team Management
- Ensure the efficient management, control and compliance of function / resources in accordance with the stipulations of the PFMA, fraud prevention and risk management principles, corporate governance, legislation, company policies, processes, regulations, Delegation of Authority, etc.

Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience:
- Full credit bearing Bachelor's Degree (NQF Level 6) in: Information Technology , Computer Science
- Full credit bearing national diploma (NQF Level 5) in: Information Technology
- Minimum 3 years of experience managing a multi-platform test teams
- Previous experience in managing and developing a test team with proven record
- ITIL V3 Foundation Certification

Knowledge and Abilities:
- Knowledge of automation, atleast 3 years technical experience working automated test tools, eg. Mercury, Test director, WinRunner, LoadRunner, etc.
- Managing teams of software test analysts and testers, working on all stages of structured software testing (functional, integration, usability, regression and configuration), within a structured and rigorous test regime.
- Planning, control and management of assigned test and verification projects including coordinating and communication between QA and other business and development teams to ensure consistent understanding.
- Tracking progress against plans. Predicting potential risks and identifying work required to minimize any impact.
- Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of development and testing processes and methods.
- Providing Management Information Reports and statistics as required.
- Monitoring, supervising and motivating staff assigned to the projects and ensuring work is completed in a timely manner and to a high quality specifications.
- Ensure that UAT / Pre-Production test cycle is within the (SLA's) service level agreements agreed with the relevant stakeholders.
- Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of development and testing processes and methods.

Skills Attitudes and Attributes
- Ability to use own initiative and work independently
- Must be able to work in a routine mode (re-testing on a daily basis)
- Must be prepared to work irregular hours including Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays if required.
- Organizational skills - ability to meet deadlines, ability to achieve and maintain expected productivity levels
- Strong problem solving skills coupled with analytical skills
- Well-developed analytical skills.

The South African Post Office is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially with regard to race, gender and disability.

If you wish to apply, please visit our website www.postoffice.co.za and log on to Careers OR

Send your CV to:
The Senior Manager: Recruitment and Selection
Human Capital Management: Corporate
PO Box 2042
Corporate Post Office
0074

Email: Careers@postoffice.co.za
Closing Date: 03 June 2014
Position Number: 60022902

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from the South African Post Office or its Agent within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The South African Post Office Limited reserves the right not to fill this position or to re-advertise the positions at any time.







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Investigation Officer




SECURITY AND INVESTIGATION SERVICES: WESTERN CAPE REGION: CAPEMAIL X 01 POSITION

Reports to: Regional Manager / Senior Investigation Officer

Summation: Responsible for crime prevention and investigation in accordance with the prescribed methodologies, standards, policies, procedures and legislation, in order to ensure the safety and security of all personnel, assets, products, services and customers of the company within the area of the Satellite office.

Key Responsibilities:

Crime Prevention:
- The safeguarding of staff, assets, products, services and customers
- Assist in the deployment of policies, strategies, procedures and processes in protecting employees from criminal activities from within the internal and/or external environment.
- Assist in deployment of crime prevention methodologies and enhance employee awareness
- Providing of security advice in respect of security risks, threats and vulnerabilities.
- To support and assist all the Business Units in enhancing the security of its operating area.
- Contingency Planning
- Preventative Investigations
- Ensure the cost effective and objective investigation of acts of criminality or dishonesty that have been referred for investigation
- Deploy and manage a crime intelligence capacity/informer network within the operating environment
- Providing evidence in disciplinary hearings / CCMA cases and legislative cases
- Implement regional guidelines and operational procedures

Administration:
- Capture security and investigation information on the RUBI system
- Produce crime prevention and/or investigation reports
- Internal/External Partnership and Engagement
- Promoting customer confidence in the security of products and services
- Engagement with law enforcement agencies
- Conduct awareness sessions with staff
- Will be required to have contact with internal / external customers and needs to portray a sense of professionalism To perform any other duty, function and/or responsibility within the ambit of the Security and Investigation Division nationally and regionally, in the best interest of the Company in ensuring the safety and security of its employees, assets, clients and integrity that correspond with own level of work.

Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:
- Grade 12 (NQF Level 4)
- Relevant 3 year National Diploma (NQF 5) will be an added advantage
- At least 4 years experience in the Post Office operations environment or at least 2 - 4 years in security and investigation environment.
- An understanding of the Company policies, procedures and relevant legislation.
- Knowledge of security systems

Skills and Abilities:
Sound report writing skills, Effective communication skills (verbal and written), Analytical skills, Presentation skills, Computer literacy, Negotiation skills, Sound interpersonal skills, Initiative and drive, Sound sense for objectivity, Confidentiality, Able to prioritize, Adaptive, Integrity, Interviewing, Independent and Assertiveness.

Other:
- The incumbent will be required to travel extensively within a geographical (Satellite) area in ensuring that investigations and crime prevention projects are being personally attended to
- It could require that the incumbent would be away from home for a number of days or weeks
- In terms of the national responsibility vested within the Division, it could also be required that the incumbent assist with national investigations / projects in other regions / areas
- The incumbent will be required to be on after hour standby for official purposes
- Code EB driving license

The South African Post Office is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially with regard to race, gender and disability. PLEASE ATTACH CERTIFIED COPIES OF YOUR QUALIFICATIONS AND ID TO YOUR CV. If you wish to view the advert, please visit our website www.postoffice.co.za and click on Careers for vacancies OR

Send your CV to:
The Senior Manager: Human Resources
Selection and Development (Western Cape)
Attention: Christopher Nteyi
PO Box 2001, Capemail, 8003

Fax number: 0867 678 263
Tel no: 021 - 590 5429
E-mail: Christopher.Nteyi@postoffice.co.za

Closing Date: 04 June 2014
Position number: 60046651

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from the South African Post Office or its Agent within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The South African Post Office Limited reserves the right not to fill this position or to re-advertise the positions at any time.







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Senior Administrative Officer




Human Capital Management (Employee Health and Wellness)
18 Month Fixed Term Contract
Central Region: Bloemfontein x 01 Position

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Reports to: Manager: Health and Wellness

Summation: Manage the administrative function to Wellness as well as in specialised areas where required.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing Office Administration
- Managing of appointment with employees, management and other relevant stake holders.
- Handle, coordinate and plan travel requisitions
- Answering incoming calls and attend to e-mails and maintain calendars.
- Manage stationery and other resources and ensure the effective function of the unit
- Ensuring compliance of policies related to the function
- Administer relationships that the unit has with various service providers to manage risk and ensure compliance to service levels.
- Administratively manage the units' finances and ensure compliance to organizational policies, processes, practices and procedures - File, print and make copies and Book venues for activities

Procurement and Payment Processes
- Procurement of office materials and services, Request quotations, Invoice external providers, Manage payment process, Deal with order creation process for payments and Check budget availability for payment of supplier invoices

Data Capturing
- Ensure timely, accurate and comprehensive record keeping, Capture information on applicable systems, Maintenance of captured data on applicable systems and Prepare and compile database for allocation of new applicants

Specialised deployment of duties
- Involvement in and / or rendering other administrative functions of a specialised nature as dictated by business
- Ensure that the Wellness function is effective and efficient in the execution of it's' responsibilities and tasks

Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience:
- Grade 12 (NQF Level 4)
- A National Three year Diploma (NQF Level 5) / One year Certificate (NQF Level 5) in Office Administration will be an advantage - A minimum of 3 years Administrative experience

Knowledge
- Knowledge of Office Administration and Management, Procedures and Policies within the Company and Company's Accounting and Financial procedures - Basic financial literacy
- Computer Literacy (MS Office Suite and ERP/ MYSAP)

Skills and Abilities
Communication Skills: written and verbal, Confidentiality, Interpersonal Skills, Problem Solving Skills, Telephone Etiquette, Accuracy, Planning, organising and scheduling, Time Management, Meticulous, Attention to detail, Conflict management skills, Negotiation skills, Events and scheduling

Attributes
Assertive, Professional, Flexible and adaptable, People Driven, Results Driven, Maintaining Confidentiality, Maintain a professional image, Willing to take initiative, Value adding, quality awareness, Punctuality, Tolerance, Innovative, Willing to work longer hours if required, Attention to detail

The South African Post Office is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially with regard to race, Gender and disability. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you wish to apply, please visit our website www.postoffice.co.za and log on to Careers OR

Send your CV to:
The Manager: Human Capital Management
HR Operations: Central Region,
Attention: Dawie Fyver
Private Bag X 20 502,
BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300

E-mail: Dawie.Fyver@postoffice.co.za
Fax Number: 0866 795 527

Closing Date: 04 June 2014
Position number: 60049777

PLEASE ATTACH CERTIFIED COPIES OF YOUR QUALIFICATION AND ID TO YOUR CV.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from the South African Post Office or its Agent within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The South African Post Office Limited reserves the right not to fill this position or to re-advertise the positions at any time.







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!