Apr 08, 2021

Senior Asset Officer: Asset Verification

  • The Presidency
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

POST 11/89 : Directorate: Supply Chain Management
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)

A Senior Certificate plus an appropriate Bachelor degree/National Diploma in Financial Management/Supply Chain Management/Logistics/Public Administration/Public Management or equivalent qualification on NQF level 6 with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management environment. Competencies: Good communication skills, both oral and writing; client orientation and customer focus; honesty and integrity; service delivery innovation. Knowledge Management: Supply Chain Management; problem solving and analysis; Public Service Regulatory Framework; Policy formulation process within Government and monitoring and evaluation methods, tools and techniques.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas: Supervise and perform the capturing of all physical (moveable and immovable) assets in the physical asset management registers. Receive all movable assets. Perform quantity and quality control. Allocate inventory and bar code to the assets. Capture asset information in the relevant registers. Supervise the allocation of assets to asset holders. Determine the asset according to Asset Management Policy and procedures of the department. Captures the asset information on the inventory list (room list) of the asset holder. Issue asset and inventory list (room list) to asset holder. Arrange for delivery of the asset to the asset holder. Approve the moveable asset register updates. Monitoring of assets in accordance with the relevant policy and procedures. Monitor assets for compliance with asset control prescripts. Monitor for physical condition, utilisation functionality and financial performance. Perform asset verification according to prescribed time frames. Compile reports on the state of state assets. Inform guide and advice departmental employees on asset management matters to promote correct implementation of sound asset management practices. Supervise employees to ensure sound physical asset management. General supervision of employees. Allocate duties and do quality control of the work delivered by supervisees. Advice and lead supervisees with regard to all aspect of the work. Manage performance, conduct and disciple of supervisees. Ensure that all supervisees are trained and developed to be able to deliver work of the required standard efficiently and effectively. Develop, implement and monitor work systems and processes to ensure efficient and effective functioning. Address general enquiries on asset allocation and control.


The Presidency is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability).

The candidature of persons whose transfer/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference.

Candidates will be subjected to a security clearance up to the

level of “Top Secret”.

APPLICATIONS : The Presidency, Private Bag x1000, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand deliver at Government Avenue, Union Buildings, Pretoria.

Applications must be submitted on the improved Z83 form (Employment application form) which must be fully completed and compulsory to be signed and dated, accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, ID as well as a recent updated comprehensive CV with at least names of three (3) referees with current contact details in order to be considered.

Certification of all qualifications and ID document must not be older than six (6) months.

All qualifications will be verified.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and furnish this Department with an evaluation certificate from SAQA.

The mandatory requirements for appointment at Senior Management Service (SMS) level will be the completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG).

Applicants should therefore have proof that they have registered for the Pre-Entry Certificate, which can be accessed using the following link:

All shortlisted SMS candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department, be required to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments).

The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a pre-employment screening and a Top Secret security vetting to determine the suitability of a person for employment.

Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

In addition, the successful candidates will have to disclose their financial interests.

The successful candidates will be required to enter into employment contracts and a performance agreement.


R316 791 per annum (Level 08)

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