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Job Location
- South Africa -- City of Cape Town Metro -- Fish Hoek -- Masiphumelele

Job Type

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Closing date
05 Jun 2023 23:59




The Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa. 

We have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to realize their full potential. Could that be you? If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu Health Foundations’ exciting future.

The main purpose of this role is to provide financial administration and support to the Grants officer, Research Operations Manager, Finance Team, Project Leaders and on-site clinical research staff. The ideal candidate should be professional, organised and capable of dealing with all aspects of finance and procurement within a diverse multi-disciplinary research team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate with a National Diploma in Finance and/ or related Management field
  • Minimum of 2 years administration experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience working on SAP or similar financial accounting system
  • Computer literacy in Ms Office (Intermediate) and working knowledge of SAP
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; proficiency in English
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Attention to detail and good numeracy skills
  • Problem solving skills and solution driven
  • Excellent work standards
  • Client focus
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and within a team


  • Grant administration experience; within the academic research environment
  • Valid code 08 driver’s license


  • Day-to-day financial and purchase administration of all grants assigned to the research site
  • Processing purchase requests on SAP
  • Following up on deliveries with suppliers
  • Researching materials and vendors so that delivery time, cost and equality are optimal when required
  • Preparation of management reports in line with DTHF reporting requirements
  • Communication of financial and purchasing policies and procedures to site staff
  • Preparation of internal reports for financial analysis
  • Managing projects assets by informing Asset Coordinator of purchase and movement
  • Monitoring monthly expenditure allocations in SAP for internal reporting
  • Managing and maintaining documents of the purchasing process
  • Preparing monthly reports for internal review
  • Co-ordinating and managing of weekly/ monthly petty cash processes
  • Any other tasks and duties that may be appropriate to this position

Values fit:  Passion Innovation Progress Integrity Respect Excellence

Submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of three (3) current contactable referees in a single PDF file by 05 June 2023. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Visit the DTHF Career page to view the advert- DTHF-045 and apply:  DTHF Career Page

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We are committed to equity in our employment practices. It is our intention to appoint individuals with the aim of meeting our equity objectives. We reserve the right not to appoint if no suitable candidates are identified.

I understand and accept that by applying for this position, I authorized DTHF to process my personal information in accordance with its internal operational requirements.

I further understand that the personal information I disclose to DTHF will be processed in accordance with the requirements set out in the Protection of Personal Information Act and may include the transferring thereof to third parties for the purposes of verification.

This job may be removed before it expires.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Desmond Tutu Health Foundation is a child-friendly organisation committed to the protection of children.

For more information about the organization please visit our website.

Contact information

Ntwanano Mabasa