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Grant Administrator – SASSA

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Job Opportunity: Social Grant Administrator at SASSA


Grant Administrator (1 Vacancy)

Salary Range:

R202 233-R235 611 per annum (Salary Level 5)


Depen Local Office, (Ref No: SAS NCA24/04/01)

Position Overview:

The Social Grant Administrator is responsible for administering social grants at the local office level, ensuring that applications are processed accurately and efficiently. The role involves interacting with applicants, verifying their information, and providing customer support throughout the grant application process. The administrator will also perform various administrative tasks to support the office’s operations and ensure compliance with relevant legislation.

Basic Requirements:

  • Matric/Senior Certificate or equivalent (NQF Level 4)
  • Proficiency in computer use is mandatory

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Previous experience in administrative or clerical roles

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the administration of Social Grants at the Local Office
  • Screen and process Grant Applications
  • Input Grant Applications into the system accurately
  • Deliver exceptional customer service
  • Handle various grant-related documentation and administrative tasks
  • Conduct quality checks on Grant Applications
  • Comply with the requirements of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Section 57

Important Information:

  • Candidates will undergo pre-employment checks including qualification verification, reference checks, ITC, and criminal background checks
  • Candidates with foreign qualifications must have them evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) before the selection process
  • Applications must be submitted via email; no other forms of application will be accepted
  • Security vetting is mandatory for all SASSA employees upon appointment
  • SASSA is committed to employment equity; preference will be given to candidates who help meet the agency’s Employment Equity targets
  • Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply

Closing Date:

07 June 2024

How To Apply:

Qualified and interested candidates should email their Fully filled Z83 form, CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID, and driver’s license (if applicable). Please include the job title and reference number in the email subject line.

Email: [email protected]