Notshulwana - Government - Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Koliswa Notshulwana

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa


Koli works as an anlayst specialising in research and analysis, monitoring of current events, pre-events and post events on political developments, policy issues and socio-economic issues. She is a teacher by profession and holds a BA (Political Science), and later MPhil (South African Politics and Political Economy) awarded by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in 2012. She conducted research thesis titled: An Analysis of the Role of Oversight of the Portfolio Committee on Education: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. She aspires to be an Oversight Specialist once she finishes her PhD on Oversight of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, looking at the Role of SCOPA as well as that of the Auditor-General of South Africa. I do monitoring and evaluation as well as concise reporting.



Work History


Ministry of State Security

January 2007 - July 2009

Responsibilities Liaise with Parliament on behalf of the office of the Manager: Support Services
Prepared correspondence in the Minister's office to other Ministers or Ambassadors (accepts invitations or decline due to prior arrangements)
Received mail for the Minister and prepared cover letters for the Minister's reply.
Provided administrative support in compiling Cabinet Documents to assist the PA in the Minister's office.
Scheduled appointments
Arranged meetings and functions
General administrative support as well as attended to fax in the Ministers office.
To disseminate regular correspondence for the Minister's signature and attention.

Senior Office Administrator/HR Assistant

Venture South Africa

May 2005 - December 2006

Responsibilities Managed the office of the Plant Director and liaised with Plant Managers
Provided administrative support to eight Managers
Diary Management for all the Managers
Attended meetings and prepared minutes and distributed electronically
Screened telephone calls directed to the Plant Manager.
Opened mail and date stamped for the Plant Director.
Document Management.
Arranged meetings and refreshments.

General Administrative duties.
Computer Literacy
State level of competence on a 1-5 scale i.e.

5-competent, 3-average, 1-need development
Software Level
Ms PowerPoint 4
Ms Word 5
Ms Excel 4
Internet & e-mail 5
SAP R/3 4


Foreign Branch

Year November 2011 to date
Responsibilities Participate and contribute to the Open Source Intelligence brief by compiling daily intelligence alerts/reports
Contribute to the weekly intelligence brief
Monitor, conduct research and analyze information based on the organization's priorities.
Ensure reports reflect precisely what has been monitored and evaluated for further decision-making within the Chief Directorate.
Contribute to a monthly intelligence review.
Monitor and evaluate intelligence reports which are noteworthy and compile concise reports flagging developments on the SSA products.
Communicate with management on any urgent or threats to national security according to the organizational mandate.
To provide consistent and accurate feedback to the management regarding the reported products.

Qualifications & Certifications

Lungisa High School

Political Science

University of Port Elizabeth

Politics and Political Economy

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

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