Job Title: Technical Executive Assistant

Murray and Dickson Construction Pty (Ltd), a civil engineering and pipeline infrastructure company for the bulk water, mining, industrial, marine, energy and petrochemical sectors with a revenue of north of R1bn is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position below. The incumbent will be employed in Johannesburg based at M&D’s Head Office in Sandton.

Position: Technical Executive Assistant
Nature of contract: Permanent
Office Location: Bryanston


Education / Qualification B. Eng; B.Sc. Eng; B.Sc. QS Degree; B.Com, BA Law (or equivalent)
Training / Experience – Two years’ experience in a similar role preferably within the construction industry
– Computer literacy (MS Office)

Skills and Attributes:

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Learning and growth mindset
  • Hard working with an ability to get things done
  • Goal orientated
  • Technically astute
  • Perfectionist
  • Ability to travel
  • Great people skills
  • High EQ
  • Positive attitude
  • Well spoken
  • Team Player
  • Proactivity and ability to think on their feet
  • Flexible
  • Business savvy


  • Provide executive assistance to the CEO
  • Offer general support to the HODs and Board of Directors
  • Technical Report Writing and Presentation Compilation
  • Live updating of the Company Website and Company Profile as and when required
  • Produce Quarterly Company Newsletter
  • Liaise with Media Management Company (The Content Engine) on Marketing options; advertising, articles and social media posts
  • Liaise with Site on pictures, etc required for media releases
  • Manage distribution of company marketing tools (banners, gazebos, umbrellas and teardrops)
  • Office Support (field calls to CEO, filter marketing requests and requests for info- through email and calls)
  • Assist with sending required/requested documentation/information to Clients, suppliers, etc.
  • Assist in monitoring emails to the company’s general mailbox
  • Typing of letters, correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, memos and other documentation as required by the CEO
  • Filing, calendar invites, etc. for CEO
  • Prepare company information packs for meetings
  • Issuing New Site Notifications once approved by HOD and CEO and allocated a Cost Code
  • Arrange meetings where and when required (incl. MDOS)
  • Assist with managing M&D Group Calendar
  • Travel arrangements and car hire for HODs and Directors
  • Assist in compilation of tender documents
  • Provide other necessary support in the coordination of tendering activities
  • Manage Travel IT system (add travellers, monitor issues, etc.)
  • Assist with general office set-up and clear-up when required
  • Build and maintain relationships with company personnel
  • Ensure there is adequate communication and feedback on all matters within area of responsibility
  • General administrative coordination, support and record keeping

Do you Get what we are looking for?
Do you Want to join our team in this role and abide by our core values?
Do you have the Capacity to fulfil the above responsibilities?

If yes, then send your CV to citing the position interested in before the close of business on Thursday, 20 January 2022. Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only. Please consider your application as unsuccessful should you not hear from us a month after the closing date.