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Administrator Post for Communications/Branding/ Marketing/ Supply Chain Graduates at Thugela Coal

Corporate Affairs Office Administrator - Fixed Term Contract

Location: 25 Bath Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa

Closing Date: 21/09/2023

Company Description Join us on an 8-month contract as a Corporate Affairs Office Administrator and follow due process in completing clerical and administrative task for our communications department.

Who We Are We’re a company that promotes an environment that inspires innovation and where people have a shared sense of purpose. Skills, experience, creativity, and agility underpin our ability to grow and thrive. This means building a diverse team of high-performing individuals who operate our sites safely, effectively and cost efficiently. Our people focus is centered on acquiring, developing, and retaining the talent we need to take our business forward, safely and sustainably.

What We Offer When you join Thungela, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But people want more out of their jobs than financial benefit alone. Being able to work with thought leaders, opportunities for development, strong values and a sound organisational culture all contribute significantly to a compelling employee value proposition.

Inclusion and Diversity True diversity is about more than being an equal opportunities employer. It is about bringing out the best in people for the good of our business, its partners, and especially our employees. We’re committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where people are valued and respected for who they are and know exactly what value they bring to the table.

Be part of the team. The team that makes it happen. Thungela is a leading South African thermal coal business, focused exclusively on thermal coal production. It is one of the largest pure-play producers and exporters of thermal coal in South Africa based on aggregate coal reserves and marketable coal production. Thungela focuses on exporting its thermal coal portfolio mainly to the Indian, Asian, Southeast Asian, Middle East and North African markets.

Job Description

  • Action plans and reporting

  • Brief design work and close the loop with internal clients

  • Collaborate effectively to ensure team goals are achieved by providing input into decision making and problem solving

  • Provide administrative support for internal communication activities this includes alignment with the CA administrator to assist with processing of cost estimates and invoices for the department and working with supply chain to follow up on RFI and RFQ’s

  • Establish an independent image library for Thungela

  • Manage the technical and system requirements of the new library by engaging with stakeholders

  • Review the Thungela image archive and determine which images are to be uploaded into the new library

  • Facilitate the caption process of images in the library, manage the consent forms for each image and ensure that each image is adequately accounted for

  • Update the image library with recent pictures from events

  • Oversee and process events bookings

  • Liaise and work with other departments to meet client/stakeholder needs or requirements

  • Provide administrative support to the communications and events team across all events as required

  • Collate event packs and materials and arrange administrative logistics when required

  • Implement systems to record all event data to be used for event marketing and planning, including research activity to audit and inform future event decisions


  • Matric

  • Diploma or Degree in communications/ Branding/ Marketing/ Supply chain or related field


  • Strong admin skills

  • MS Office

Additional Information

  • Understanding of storing, organising, managing, and distributing images

  • Customer service orientation and good personal relationships

  • Ability to work independently and plan, organise, control, and review own work


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