STATISTICS SOUTH AFRICA
CLOSING DATE : 21 February 2014
REF NO: 47/02/14MP
(Two permanent positions exist in the Mpumalanga Provincial Office: Witbank
and Ermelo Districts)
SALARY : R96 363 per annum, level 4
CENTRE : Witbank and Ermelo Districts
A matric certificate, Training in data capturing and editing is essential, Experience
in quality control and data processing, Knowledge of MS Office Suite. Person
Profile: These positions will suit persons with: Good interpersonal,
communication, report writing and record keeping skills, Ability to understand
diversity and work with people, Willingness to work long hours.
Receive and record data for capturing, Check completeness and correctness of
data received, Capture edited data on the system ● Provide captured information
as and when required ● Prepare reports, letters and similar material ● General
Administration duties and any other duties related to data capturing/processing.
Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic
phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999). Stats SA strives to excel in
the following five competencies: ● Intellectual capability to lead the scientific work of statistics ●
Technological competence for purposes of large-scale processing and for complex computations and
accessibility of information to the public ● Logistical competence for deployment of (forward and reverse)
logistics of large-scale field operations and for strategic choices regarding operational efficiency and costeffectiveness
● Political competence in understanding the political environment without being political or Politicized (commitment of delivery without fear of favor)
● Administrative competence: The ability of bringing it all together.
Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
department, and must be completed in full. Certified copies of your identity
document and qualifications as well as a CV must be attached. Applicants risk
being disqualified for failing to submit all the required documents. If you do not
hear from us within three months after the closing date, please regard your
application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will be entered into with short listed
candidates only. Stats SA reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Appointment is subject to security clearance, the signing of a performance
agreement, verification of the applicant’s documents, and reference checking.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Please clearly
indicate the reference number of the position you are applying for in your