Wage Administrator 

Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs is hiring a Wage Administrator 

Salary: R 202, 233 per annual (Level 5)

Ref No: 32045/02

Centre: Pretoria


  • A Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent qualification.
  • No experience required.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word.
  • Generic


  • Quality of work.
  • Reliability.
  • Initiative.
  • Communication.
  • Interpersonal relations.
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and execution.
  • Technical


  • Knowledge of:
    • Data management administration.

• Public Finance Management Act. Payroll system. 21


  • The incumbent will be expected to perform the following duties:
  • Verify the personal information of all new CWP participants and amendments to the information of existing participants, compliance, and authenticity.
  • Confirm the correctness of the payment information for each CWP participants and effect pre-approval and submit for second level approval.
  • Liaise with the Implementing Agents (IAs) on outstanding and/or incorrect personal and payment information.
  • Follow-up on progress with payments, payment rejections and resubmit.
  • Ensure bank account changes are affected timeously and administer CWP wage payment enquiries and queries for respective province.
  • Monitor deceased and PERSAL participants and ensure deactivation.
  • Report any identified or suspected fraudulent activities.
  • Perform any other functions within the CWP Finance Unit.

Applications: Applications must be submitted electronically via email to [email protected].

URS Response Handling Tel No: (012) 811 1900.

Applicants are advised that a new application for employment (Z83) has been in effect since 1 January 2021. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at http://www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp. Applications submitted using the old Z83 form will not be accepted.

Applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant positions and clarity on the levels and ranks pertaining to experience as compared to the Public Service, as well as current remuneration package, as well as at least 2 contactable references.

Only shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit certified documents/ copies on or before the interviews. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise (or exercises/follow-up engagements/second round interviews/or any other method) that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job.

Enquiries: Ms Zimbini Mahonono Tel No: (012) 334 0694

Closing Date: 09 October 2023

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