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Senior Asset Officer at O'Dwyer Personnel

NGO & Non-profit
  • Western Cape, Cape Town CBD
  • Permanent
  • Not Specified


A non-profit company, providing free, comprehensive health services to communities nationwide is recruiting for a Senior Asset Officer.

Duties include:

  • Develop and maintain an Asset Management Policy and Procedural manual
  • Implement an asset management plan, tools and/or systems to track and manage assets and ensure that they are appropriately updated
  • Provide regular asset management reports to senior management
  • Provide audit support on asset management functions
  • Conduct regular site inspections/audit of assets
  • Monitor transfer of assets across internal programmes, annual funding cycles, grant periods and between sub-partners
  • Collaborate and coordinate with procurement on timeous provision of assets to employees
  • Provide leadership and act as the focal person on all asset related queries
  • Provide KPIs to the asset management team and support team development
  • Ensure all the assets of the organisation are adequately labelled, bar-coded, insured and tracked. Process any insurance claims for damaged or lost assets
  • Conduct regular analysis to proactively identify potential delinquencies and losses
  • Assess risks, development and implement mitigation actions
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls
  • Provide a disposition plan for redundant assets and recommend avenues for assets disposal in line with the funder and environmental regulations
  • Maintain an up to date database of all equipment and assets
  • Administer all mobile phones, contracts, sim cards and 3G cards
  • Maintain a road worthy fleet (approx. 190 vehicles)
  • Register and license new vehicles
  • Monitor the fleet to optimize performance
  • Review GPS systems to monitor appropriate and reasonable vehicle use
  • Provide regular feedback to Programmes on vehicle abuse
  • Establish preventive maintenance requirements and coordinate regular service intervals 


  • Bachelor's degree (B Comm) in accounting and/or auditing or 4 -5 years experience in a related position; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five years demonstrated experience in asset management / asset control
  • Three years experience at managerial level including managing a team of subordinates
  • Advanced level computer proficiency in MSExcel and WORD
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans / isiXhosa
  • Ability to travel locally
  • Valid code 08 drivers license
  • Clear criminal record
Job added on 13 November 2019. Apply before Sun, 12 Jan 2020, 23:59 to qualify.

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