SACAP Vacancy : Secretary to Snr Manager : Legal and Compliance Unit

The South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) is a regulatory body for the Architectural Profession.  SACAP's primary role is to protect the public by maintaining a register of Architectural Professionals, within the profession through a Code of Professional Conduct, the Identification of Work that may be performed by registered persons and publishing guidelines for professional fees.

SACAP is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and energetic person to join SACAP as a Secretary to the Senior Manager: Legal and Compliance.

Position:  Secretary for the Senior Manager Legal and Compliance

To provide administrative and secretarial support to the Legal and Compliance department.

Role Description: The candidate will be responsible for the following:

Administrative support for the Department

  • Develop, implement and maintain effective administrative system processes and practice standards;
  • Act as Project Administrator when there are special projects in the Department;
  • Co-ordinate the logistic of events and functions for the Department;
  • Assist the Senior Manager with the compilation of reports and presentations;
  • To support the functioning of the enforcement and prosecutorial function;
  • To support the functioning of the complaints and investigations function

    Record keeping systems for Legal and Compliance Department
  • Develop and manage a record keeping system;
  • Maintain records of all correspondence, legal as well as Investigating Committee and Tribunal documents.

  • Assist with the sourcing and recording of research information. 

    Co-ordinate meeting activities for the Department
  • Manage arrangements for all departmental meetings;
  • Prepare draft agenda and submit to the Senior Manager for approval;
  • Identify and collate required meeting information and reports;
  • Record meetings and compile minutes. 

    Office and Resource Management
  • Assist the Senior Manager with the management of risks, safety and security in the Department;
  • Assist with the management of tools of trade and equipment provided to the Department;
  • Assist with financial administration in the Department.

    Job Requirements:
  • Matric plus Secretarial Diploma;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a secretarial role, with at least 1 year general Litigation experience; 
  • In this position you will be reporting to SACAP’s Senior Manager: Legal and Compliance.

All short listed candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment.

Closing date:  9 October 2015

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, your application was unsuccessful.  SACAP reserves the right to make appointments or not.

Please submit your CV and copies of your qualification to:      

E-mail address:
Address: 1st floor, Lakeside Place, Cnr Ernest Oppenheimer and Queen Street, Bruma, 2026.