Asset Officer in Pretoria, Tshwane Metro

Pretoria, Tshwane Metro
R257 508 per annum (Level 7)
19 Jun 2019
19 Jul 2019
Mr E Chibasa
Contract Type
Full Time

Asset Officer
Salary: R257 508 per annum (Level 7) • (Ref no: GPW19/26) • Pretoria


  • An appropriate 3-year degree/diploma or equivalent qualification (NQF Level 6) in Supply Chain Management / Financial Management with 1-2 years' proven experience in asset management OR Grade 12 plus 4-5 years' appropriate experience in asset management
  • A good understanding of systems, controls, processes and procedures
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative thinking
  • Computer literacy in MS Office packages
  • A valid driver's license.


  • Maintain the fixed asset register and asset general ledger
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system
  • Conduct periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets
  • Run monthly depreciation for all fixed assets on electronic asset management system
  • Assign tag numbers to all newly acquired assets
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets
  • Review asset acquisitions to ensure that assets are categorised correctly in terms of the Asset Management Policy
  • Verify that the cost of the asset is correct in terms of the Asset Management Policy and that all applicable costs have been included
  • Administer and manage the movement of assets in and outside GPW premises
  • Assist with the planning, sourcing and buying of goods, equipment and services.

Enquiries: Mr E Chibasa, Tel. (012) 748-6396

The Government Printing Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is intended to promote representivity through the filling of these posts. The candidature of persons whose appointment/transfer/ promotion will promote representivity will receive preference.

Note: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department) and must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed. A clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z83, recent comprehensive CV specifying all qualifications and experience with respective dates. Certified copies of qualifications, ID and a valid driver's licence (where required), must be attached.

It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Government Printing Works reserves the right to fill or not fill its advertised posts.

General information: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by the Government Printing Works. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the jobs; the logistics of which will be communicated by the Government Printing Works. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic management 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. Personnel suitability checks will also be administered as a part of the selection process. Successful candidates will be required to enter in an employment contract and performance agreement (as relevant), and must obtain a positive security clearance. All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria or Private Bag 1185, Pretoria 0001, for attention: Ms M Mbokane, Human Resources, tel.(01 2) 748.6296.

Closing date: 8 July 2019 at 12:00 pm

Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this institution within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.