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NWU

Town:

Potchefstroom

Position:

Principal Officer (Halfday Position N000919)

Experience Needed:

Minimum requirements An appropriate tertiary qualification, e.g., a Bachelor's degree, Advanced Diploma(s), Post Graduate Certificate and/or BTech degree (NQF 7). A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Governance/Legal/Compliance Administration. ADDED ADVANTAGES: A minimum of 5 years’ experience with retirement funds and the retirement fund industry. A minimum of 3 years’ experience as Principal Offi

Requirements:

KEY FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: Experience in dealing with people in formal and informal work environments, with the ability to engage collaboratively with the fund’s administrator, to execute tasks and actions assigned to them by the Board and Sub-committees. Computer literate in MS Office and related packages with a high level of competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email, Microsoft Teams and the Internet. Understanding, knowledge and experience of international data privacy best practices and privacy/ information protection legislation. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and adapt messages to be suitable for a variety of audiences across the university, whilst still ensuring consistency in messages Strong analytical skills and keen intellect Exemplary attention to detail Excellent judgment and discretion Good human relations as well as the ability to function effectively in a multilingual and multicultural environment The ability to work irregular hours and travel long distances in the course of work Good organisational and leadership skills The ability to function independently, as part of a team and to direct and motivate staff Proactive and innovative technical problem solver Customer centric Excellent interpersonal skills The ability to work in a multilingual and multi campus environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ethical and trustworthy Understanding, knowledge, and experience of the retirement fund industry

Duties Include:

Additional Info:

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To assume the following two roles: Role 1: Principal Officer of the North-West University Fund (the “Fund”) in terms of the provisions of the Pension Funds Act, 1956, as amended (the Act) Role 2: Information Officer of the Fund in terms of the provision of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA).
ENQUIRIES REGADING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Mr. Robert Maxwell on 0182992502 CLOSING DATE: 15 February 2024 COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

Starting Date:

March 1, 2024

Date Created:

February 2, 2024

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