SANRAL, Northern Region, 38 Ida Street, Menlo Park, Pretoria

Duration: (Fixed-term contract 18 months)


To maintain strategic and administrative management of the scholarship programme


  • NQF 6 in Administration or Development Studies.
  • 3 years’ minimum relevant experience.
  • The ability to demonstrate a high level of professionalism in providing strategic and administrative support.
  • To communicate effectively, have good computer and organising skills


Advanced MS Excel certification


Management of Scholarships

Budget Management / Finance

  • Plan and forecast annual budget.
  • Accurate financial management.
  • Manage annual budget – conduct quarterly reconciliation of payments towards the school and reimbursements for the parents – scholarship claims (school fees, books & uniform) processed and paid timeously and accurately within approved and allocated budget per learner per annum.
  • Implement scholarship payments within approved budget allocation.

Operational management/ Administration

  • Ensure that each learner has a signed contract in their file.
  • Maintenance of files & academic performance – up to date contact information.
  • Development of flowchart for the annual process of applications, closures, scholarship committee, longlisting, shortlisting, and final acceptance.
  • Maintaining an efficient process for applications.
  • Monitoring contractual obligation of the learners to maintain their grades and that documents are sent to us timeously.


  • To ensure accurate and timeous reporting for internal and external purposes.
  • Quarterly reports and annual reports.

Policy & Strategy

  • Make recommendations regarding policy and strategy changes and improvements.
  • Communication to management and SANRAL.


  • Maintain learner files for auditing purposes.
  • Provide accurate information for auditing purposes.


  • Circulate scholarship application forms with the assistance of Marketing & Communications (career expos, roadshows, exhibitions).
  • Manage the compilation of the scholarship booklet and regularly update information contained therein.

Communicate regularly with the parents and the schools to ensure everyone is well informed of processes to follow and due dates.


Employment reference checks are a requirement as part of SANRAL’s recruitment and selection process. In order for SANRAL to conduct these checks a consent form needs to be completed and signed by the applicant. As an applicant of this position, you authorize SANRAL to process all the information provided for the purpose of your application for the position as well as the verification and record keeping of such credentials.

Please note that this is a confidential document and is intended for internal use by SANRAL’s Human resources department only.


Appointments will be made in accordance with SANRAL’s Employment Equity plan.

SANRAL reserves the right not to fill any position.

Closing date for applications: 23 June 2023

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