Senior Lecturer: Anaesthesiology - Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies

Location
South Africa
Posted
Aug 07, 2019
Closes
Aug 19, 2019
Ref
116449
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

BENEFITS OFFICER

PEROMNES POST LEVEL 8

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy. The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for providing a holistic benefits administration services to the University of Pretoria employees, line management and other relevant stakeholders, which includes benefits administration for retirement funds, group life insurance (including fund allocations), leave, study benefits, and long service awards, injuries on duty, medical aid (including pensioner medical aid), housing loans and family cover for funeral benefits.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Grade 12;
  • Seven years' relevant work experience, of which five years must be in benefits administration and must include retirement funds administration and injuries on duty;
  • Exposure to PeopleSoft or a similar HR system;
  • Valid driver's licence.


REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):
  • Good knowledge and understanding of pension fund governance and associated legislation;
  • Effective project management skills;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation: BCEA, Pensions Fund, Workmen's Compensation, UIF;
  • Training in PeopleSoft or similar HR system;
  • Demonstrated computer literacy (e.g. HR information systems, MS Word, Excel);
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, presentation) and customer service skills;
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, both within a team and independently.


ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:
  • Diploma/degree in Administration or a relevant area;
  • Certificates in end-user applications (MS Office Suite);
  • Experience in a higher education or similar environment;
  • Experience in one or more of the following additional areas:
    • Claims;
    • Personnel administration;
    • Compensation;
    • Recruitment;
    • Post structures.

PLEASE NOTE: All shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in relevant skills assessments as part of the selection process.

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent's level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

In applying for this post, please attach:
  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Certified copies of qualifications;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact.

CLOSING DATE: 19 August 2019

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Tebogo Setshedi, Tel: (012) 420 5261 for application-related enquiries, and Ms Louna Marx, Tel: (012) 420 3022 for enquiries relating to the post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 October 2019, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups. All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials. The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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