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Admin Portfolios

Purchasing Administrator
Glynnis Spannenberg (ext 3260;
  • Place and follow up on all local orders for chemicals, consumables and lab suppliesPlaces orders for PC Consumables, computers, furniture, reimbursements, S&T, repairs and maintenance, general orders, foreign purchases
  • Procurement card manager for PASS & Contract Staff
  • Processes invoices and follows up on payment for DNA Sequencing, Protein Sequencing, Maldi, Amino Acid Analysis, Department
  • Manages petty cash
HR/Postgrad Administrator
Annastine Aranjo (ext 3270;
  • Processes all administration and follows up on queries for Adhoc payments, contracts, leave and new staff.
  • Responsible for issuing all staff and postgrad students with a mailbox, distributing mail
  • Arranging building access for new staff visiting staff and students
  • Courier
  • Responsible for venue bookings for teaching, adhoc class tests, conferences and presentations
  • Responsible for liaising with Supercare regarding photocopying
  • Responsible for liaising with Supercare supervisor regarding complaints received
  • Organise catering for departmental functions, maintain tea supplies.Advice and support relating to any of the above duties
Finance Administrator
Cheryl Saunders (ext 5071;
  • Fund Maintenance for all Research funds – opening of funds and queries relating to funds
  • Processing of all journals relating to funds
  • Card Manager for all Academic staff
  • Advice and support relating to Funds
Departmental Manager
Yolande Burrows (ext 4005;
  • Line Manager for Admin Staff
  • Financial, HR and Academic Management – Manage and oversee all financial, HR administrative processes in the department ensuring that all UCT policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Research Report and Publication Count – manage and oversee research output (accredited DoE journals, peer-reviewed books & refereed
    conference proceedings
  • GOB Budgets
  • Advice and support relating to any of the portfolios