Pension Funds Adjudicator: Supply Chain Management Internship (Pretoria)


Pretoria Office, Ashlea Gardens

The Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (OPFA) is a statutory entity established

in terms of the Pension Funds Act, 24 of 1956 to dispose of pension fund complaints

lodged in terms of the Act in a procedurally fair, economical and expeditious manner.

Remuneration: The position offers a Market related salary

The Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (OPFA) is seeking to appoint an SCM

Intern who is results-driven, passionate about service delivery, thrives under

pressure, respect deadlines and a team player with high levels of professionalism.

The individual will be exposed and expected to perform the following duties:

• Assist the SCM officer to ensure the procurement of goods and services in

line with the OPFA SCM policy and all applicable legislation.

• Contact service providers to obtain and source quotations.

• Contact service providers for briefing meetings when required.

• Prepare requisitions and purchase order and ensure it matches with the

business specifications and the budget has been confirmed.

• Ensure that purchase orders are approved, and orders are placed with the

relevant service provider/s.

• Follow up on delivery of goods and service and ensure the goods and

services are rendered on time.

• Provide feedback and keep the end user updated of the progress in procuring

the requested goods or services.

• Serve as Secretariat for the SCM Committees and prepare the necessary

submissions ahead of the meetings.

• Participate on the closing and recording of bids.

• Communicate with the service providers for the bid outcomes.

• Maintain accurate and safekeeping of all the SCM records.

• Retrieve and prepare the required information for audit and ensure all the

required information is submitted for audit and received back for record


• Confirm accuracy of invoices with the purchase orders and submit to Finance

for processing.

• Assists in asset verification process and barcoding of new assets.

• Perform other ad-hoc related requests.

• Compile and submit the monthly and quarterly reports.

• Attend to any other request from the CFO.

Qualifications and Experience

• Tertiary Qualifications (Minimum diploma) or final year studying towards a

degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Finance and/or Accounting or

related fields

Key competencies

• Computer Literacy (MS Word, Excel, Ms Outlook)

• Communication skills (Both written and verbal)

• Confidentiality and trustworthy

• Team player and reliability

• Numerical skills

• Planning and organising

• Result driven and self-motivated

Interested persons should apply in writing by submitting their application,

inclusive of letter of motivation, CV, recently certified copies of qualifications

and ID, to Closing date for applications is 26 March 2021.

The OPFA reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you do not receive

any response within a month of the closing date, please accept that your

application has been unsuccessful. Regret correspondence will only be sent to

interviewed candidates.

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