Western Cape

Provincial IT Assistant (Western Cape)

Reference: WC-PROVIA-001
Closing Date: 05-06-2023

The DA wishes to appoint a dynamic, self-motivated and goal driven individual who will be based at our Provincial Head Office in Cape Town. The successful candidate will report to the Provincial Operations and Campaign Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing effective and efficient IT support to provincial and regional offices, which includes:


  1. Ensuring data, processes and systems are protected and secure
  2. Ensuring data is securely backed up and recoverable
  3. Effective asset management
  4. Providing efficient and effective Helpdesk support
  5. Installation, configuration, testing and maintenance of the network, operating systems, applications, software and system management tools
  • Providing relevant administrative support

 Prospective applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • National Senior Certificate or equivalent
  • Relevant qualification (certificate/diploma/degree)
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in:
  1. Windows Operating Systems which include issue repairs and installation
  2. Network setups and issue resolution
  3. Desktop/laptop hardware troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Excel and Powerpoint,
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge relating to computer hardware systems, chipsets memory modules and peripherals
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of networking
  • Proficiency in more than one language advantageous
  • Commitment to and knowledge of the principles, policies, and programme of action of the Democratic Alliance
  • Ability to work fast, accurately and creatively under tight deadlines
  • A passion for politics and current affairs with an institutional knowledge of all political parties
  • A team player who takes initiative and contributes own research ideas and analysis
  • Willingness to go the extra mile, which includes working long and irregular hours, weekends, and public holidays where necessary
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to an insured vehicle for occasional use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward the following to Chandre Fernandez, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465 1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of your ID
  • Copy of your matric certificate
  • Copy of your driver’s license
  • CV
  • 1 page cover letter motivating why you would be a good fit for this role and why you wish to be employed by the DA

Kindly note the following:

  • Any application received without the required documentation will not be considered
  • Correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful
  • We reserve the right not to make any appointments
  • The Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or undergo any health-related tests to be shortlisted

Closing Date: 31 May 2023

Application Form