The National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) is mandated by the Measurement Units and National Measurement Standards Act, No 18 of 2006, under the auspices of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) to maintain, develop and disseminate the National Measurement Standards for South Africa.

In essence, the NMISA ( provides the international link to traceability for all measurements in South Africa and hence contributes to South Africa’s global competitiveness.

Measurements include, amongst others, electrical measurements (voltage; capacitance; resistance etc.); chemical measurements (amount of substance; certification of reference materials, etc.); optical measurements (refractive index; optical power; laser wavelength, etc.) and mechanical measurements (force; mass; pressure; torque).

Purpose of Role:

The purpose of this position is to receive training in a supply chain management environment. The outcome will be thorough knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements that govern supply chain management, e.g. application of PFMA, PPPFA, BBBEE,Treasury Regulations, Practice Notes and circulars

Minimum Qualifications and knowledge

⦁ Diploma, Degree or B.Tech in Supply Chain Management / Logistics
⦁ Understanding of all relevant legislation (PFMA, PPPFA, BBEEE, etc.)
⦁ Competent in MS Office Software package
⦁ Analysing, quality and detailed orientation
⦁ Good communication skills and report writing skills

Duties and Responsibilities

⦁ Make copies and scan tender document
⦁ Filling of SCM document
⦁ Prepare and arrange meetings
⦁ Capture data on the system and update the file accordingly
⦁ Perform any other assigned job with regard to Supply Chain Management
⦁ Perform the help desk function
⦁ Follow-up on supplier’s invoices, statements, orders etc.
⦁ Document management and proper filling of SCM documents
⦁ Receive delivered goods and verify/sig

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is self-motivated and very detail conscious, dependable and will act in an understanding and helpful manner while performing tasks associated with the position. The position also requires being honest and ethical, being pleasant with others and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Please note

The NMISA subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates who meet the requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation.

Interested and suitably qualified persons may forward all supporting documentation required (updated CV, certified educational qualifications, certified academic record and certified ID.) when applying for the position email NMISA Human Resource at Only candidates with all supporting documents will be considered for the position. Clearly indicate which position you are applying for.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Location: Pretoria
Closing Date: 14 March 2019

Duration: 18 Months
Stipend: R 6070-R 8050 p.m

By applying for this position at the NMISA, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the NMISA may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or the SAP in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entails the handling of cash or finances and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.

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