Principal Officer

  • Assupol Group
  • Menlyn, Gauteng, South Africa
  • May 22, 2020
Permanent Finance & Advisory

Job Description


As Principal Officer of the Fund it will be your task to implement risk-based management strategies, provide executive and operational support to the Board, ensure that Board decisions are executed, manage relationships with all major stakeholders in the fund environment (including the regulator) and oversee the administration of the funds.


  • Comply with the functions as listed in paragraph 18 of Circular PF NO.130
  • Ensure that the Fund operates within the legislative framework, the Board operate efficiently and
effectively, the governance of the Fund is compliant with all the regulatory and statutory
requirements and that treating customers fairly is at the centre of all decision-making processes
  • Assist the Board in managing the affairs of the Fund from a strategic, executive, compliance and
governance perspective
  • Preparation for meetings, checking of minutes and liaising with service providers to ensure action
items are implemented
  • Execute instructions and report on matters relating to safeguarding, administration and
management of the Fund's assets


  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • At least 5 years' experience as Principal Officer in a fund of a similar/relevant nature.
  • Fit and proper
  • Industry accreditation
  • Member of a professional body
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Communication and facilitation skills
  • Structured with organisational skills
  • Must be able to effectively work independently as well as part of a team
  • Role requirement At least 5 years' experience as Principal Officer in a fund of a similar/relevant
  • Additional Information The independent Principal Officer is expected to attend all Trustee
meetings, which are scheduled for 4 meetings per year
  • All meetings are held in Menlyn, Pretoria. Candidates based in Gauteng will likely be preferred
  • The hours required on all 3 funds are estimated at 16 per month (oversight of administration) and a
further 8 hours per quarter to prepare for and attend the Trustee meetings
  • Leading with influence
  • Strategic
  • Innovation
  • Expression
  • Collaboration
  • Execution
  • Customer First
• Personal Mastery

Application Deadline

Jun 05, 2020