Pension Administrator Vacancy at The Department of Employment and Labour

Pension Administrator Vacancy at The Department of Employment and Labour

  • Pension Administrator

  • Ref No Hr4/4/1/202

  • Salary: R359 517 per annum

Pension Administrator Vacancy at The Department of Employment and Labour


Two (2) years functional experience in pension administration/claims processing of a financial nature. Three (3) years tertiary qualification in Public Management/Public Administration/Social Sciences/OHS/ Finance/HRM.


Compensation Fund objectives and business functions, Compensation Fund Value Chain and business processes, Policies, Procedures, and Processes, Customer Service (Batho Pele Principles), Risk Awareness, COID Tariffs, COIDA, Contribution Act, Public Service Act, Occupation Health and Safety Act (OHS), PFMA and National Treasury Regulations, Promotion of Information Access.

Communication skills (verbal, written, listening and questioning), Fund Operating Systems, Data Capturing, Data and Records Management, Telephone Skills and Etiquette, Planning and Organization, Analytical thinking, problem solving, decision making.


  • Render pension administrative duties. Claims adjudication and processing.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M Njamela Tel: 043 702 7500

How to apply

The application process can be found at, follow the steps.

NOTE/ Instruction:

Applicants must submit their applications using the new form Z83, which is available from any Public Service Department or from the internet at All applications containing the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered.

All applications must be completed, initialled and signed by the applicant. If the application is not fully completed, initialed, and signed, it may be disqualified during the selection process.

It is imperative that all sections of the Z83 be completed in full, including Sections A, B, C and D. Section E, F, G (Due to the limited space on the Z83, applicants may indicate that they refer to their CV or see the attached document).

An updated comprehensive CV is required (including detailed previous experience). Questions related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must be answered.

Following the communication from Human Resources, only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of their qualifications and other related documents by the day of the interview. All qualifications and related documents must comply with the advertisement’s requirements.

The South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) must issue an evaluation report when shortlisted for a foreign qualification. In addition, applications received late will not be considered if they do not comply with the above-mentioned instructions/requirements.

Please note that applications for SR1-SR8 posts must be submitted online following the link follow all steps. The Department does not accept applications via email or fax. The application will not be considered if all the requested documents are not submitted. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.  Applicants for SMS must obtain a pre-entry certificate from the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and full details can be obtained by following the below link: .

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise, whose logistics will be communicated by the Department. After the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend that candidates attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. There will be a performance agreement that will be signed by the successful candidate.

The Department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Employment Equity Plan of the Department shall inform the employment decision. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s).

​ CLOSING DATE: 26 May 2023

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