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TuksNovation Business and Technology Incubator invites applications for the following 12 month FIXED Term position:

Office Administrator

REPORTING TO: Centre Manager


PAY SCALE: Maximum R340 000 per annum TCTC


LOCATION: Hatfield, Pretoria


CLOSING DATE:  5pm, 6 April 2023

Duration: 12 month FIXED term Contract, subject to successful completion of 3 (three) months’ probation period.


Main Purpose of the Job: The main purpose of this position is to support all administrative requirements of the Centre and serve as an executive assistant to Centre Manager.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma in Administration / Operations or equivalent qualification
  • 5 years’ experience in an office administration role
  • Executive assistant experience to senior management
  • Customer relations – handling / directing queries
  • Proficiency with MS Office package


Required traits and competencies

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Friendly in dealing with external stakeholders and customers
  • Cooperative and willingness to work under close supervision
  • Fast and adaptable learner
  • Attention to detail, punctuality and correctness
  • Conscientious about follow-up
  • Understanding of basic principles of project management and business operational systems and processes
  • Understanding basic business principles – how a business works
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Organizational: Planning, coordinating, time management and ability to work well under pressure
  • Communication: Service-oriented, interpersonal (verbal), report writing skills
  • Ability to work within a team and independently


To apply for this position, interested applicants are required to submit:

  • Motivation letter – maximum of 1 page covering letter stating reasons for being the candidate of choice based on the job requirements and your qualifications and experience.
  • Comprehensive CV (maximum 4 pages)
  • List of at least 3 contactable references (included in your CV)
  • Proof of qualifications


Additional Information:

  • The position is based at the Company’s offices at the University of Pretoria, Hatfield campus.
  • All Candidates, by applying agree to take a skills or assessment evaluation should they be shortlisted.
  • Regrettably correspondence will only be with the interviewed candidates.

Tuksnovation reserves the right not to make an appointment, if you did not receive any response within one (1) month of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Please send your applications with the heading ‘TuksNovation Admin position’ to:

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