Sunday, 23 October 2016

Shared Services Centre Graduate at South32 2016

The purpose of this role is to ensure the timely and accurate processing and execution of the Shared Services Centre (SSC) scope of services, while contributing to continuous improvement within the Shared Services Centre.


  • Serious contenders will have a relevant Degree /BTECH/National Diploma;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint) is essential.


  • Ensure alignment with and compliance to internal controls including South32 Charter and Code of Business Conduct, agreements, systems, standards and procedures;
  • Monitor allocated scope of work to ensure that data is regularly and reliably captured for reporting purposes;
  • Drive initiatives to improve the overall performance of the sub-function by optimising the utilisation of existing processes, practices and system in collaboration with the Specialist Finance Systems;
  • Produce, maintain and analyse relevant reports on an operational and management level while ensuring that local operating procedures as well as Key Performance Indicators where required are also maintained;
  • Transactional Processing as well as Query management and resolution as outlined in the Service Level Agreements;
  • Develop supportive relationships with team members, and demonstrate and promote operational discipline when executing day-to-day activities;
  • Assist with timely distribution of process work and redefining of priorities where required;
  • Identify and Recommend improvement initiatives in existing processes, practices and systems to the Sub-function Lead;
  • Create and maintain local operating procedure documentation.

Applications close: 04 Nov 2016


Chartered Accountant Training Programme At Siemens 2016

Siemens SA is looking to hire an Accounting Professional (SAICA Trainee) in Midrand. This is a three year training programme to become certified as a Chartered accountant with SAICA:

• Based in Accounting & Controlling.
• Rotation in other business divisions, business units or corporate support functions to gain core competencies.

What are the responsibilities for the role? (What does the CA programme involve?)

• Plans, prepares and consolidates balance sheet and P&L statements and reports, according to relevant accounting standards (IFRS, GAAP, local standard etc)
• Prepares reports for division or support function management
• Analyse and evaluate assets and liabilities
• Contributes with analyses relevant for annual financial statements
• Co-operates with vendors, clients in reconciling the account status, on an accountable level
• Keeps abreast with changes of internal guidelines and external accounting standards, and prepares and presents training
• Review and update published guidelines owned by Processes & Projects
• Issue and implement new accounting guidelines
• Investigates project and other adhoc queries from the divisions and support functions
• Plan and prepare budgets and forecast for corporate units
• Capture budget and forecast into Spiridon and ESPRIT
• Allocate Infrastructure costs as per approved budget for distribution to divisions
• Provide support to colleagues in the other African countries
• Provide support to corporate units with respect to specialised reporting required by Head Quarter such as ADSTAR reporting
• Proactively understand and implement Support Function and Financial Reporting Guideline requirements
• Ensures that all SAICA learning requirements technically and professionally are met with in the relevant time period

Through exposure and training on:

• Financial Management
• Management Decision-Making
• Financial Accounting
• Internal Audit
• Corporate Governance
• Auditing & Assurance
• Taxation
• Commercial project management
• Controlling


• Completed Bcom Accounting Honours (CTA) or equivalent
• High performer
• Analytical thinker
• Strong verbal communication skills
Click here to apply online

Graduate Electrical Control and Instrumentation Engineer at Aurecon 2016

Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Executing C&I Engineering projects from inception to construction and close out
  • Be responsible for C&I designs
  • Assist team members to prepare C&I conceptual as well detail designs and specifications including control system architectures, general arrangement drawings, instrument technical data sheets, hook-up drawings, loop drawings and detailed bills of quantities
  • Assistance with tender preparation and technical adjudication
  • Attend factory acceptance testing and site installation inspections

Key Qualifications

BSc in Electrical / Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering / BTech in Electronic Engineering

Key Requirements

  • A keen interest in developing your career within a consulting engineering environment
  • Understanding of process control, process flow diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams
  • Knowledge of automation consisting of PLC, DCS, PCS, HMI and SCADA systems, Industrial data networks, fieldbus systems, process Instrumentation and control valves as well as related international C&I standards
  • An understanding of radio telemetry and intrinsically safe system will be an added advantage
  • Computer Competency 


MS Office
MS Projects

Vendor specific automation equipment programming and / or other C&I software will be an added advantage

Applications close: 06 Nov 2016


Assistant Underwriter Internship at Allianz Global

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, a provider of corporate and specialty insurance services, is offering an Assistant Underwriter Internship in Johannesburg. The internship programme combines on-the-job development and opportunities with mentoring and training in order to help entry-level learners and interns to enhance their skills and broaden their understanding of the insurance business.

Purpose of the internship

• Prepare learners / interns for a career within Insurance (and possibly AGCS) through work based experience and vocational training
• To contribute towards skills development of South Africa’s youth

Key Responsibilities

• Underwriting Support & Policy Documentation and Administration
• Provide proactive support to ensure Underwriting compliance
• Accounts Reconciliations
• Proactively develop relationships with internal functional areas involved in Underwriting process
• Develop and maintain relationships with brokers at peer level


• Tertiary Qualification – Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Commerce with Law is a compulsory requirement
• Good verbal and written communication
• Computer literate with Microsoft Office
• Eager and willing to learn

Due to local statutory requirements suitably qualified BEE candidates will be given preference, though all suitable candidates will be considered.

Closing date is 27 October 2016.

Click here to apply online

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Quality Management Internship at CSIR 2016

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

Internship: Quality Management

About the job: 

The CSIR has an Internship opportunity for an Intern in Management Services who will assist with operational efficiency, effectiveness and implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS) in order to achieve compliance to ISO 9001:2015.

This position is based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities: 

Under supervision of the Quality Manager; the Intern will assist with the following:
 Facilitate the implementation of QMS requirements according to planned arrangements;
 Monitor and report on the implementation progress in the unit(s);
 Facilitate the process and procedure reviews;
 Manage corrective and preventive action(s) to ensure that all related actions are duly implemented at all relevant areas;

Qualifications, skills and experience: 

 A national diploma in quality management or industrial engineering.

A Bachelor’s degree would be advantageous;

 Knowledge in ISO 9001:2015 management system standard;
 Exposure to an ISO 9001 certified or ISO17025 accredited environment;
 Good written and oral communication skills;
 Good customer orientation;
 Problem solving skills;
 Computer literacy and competency in MS Office.

Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV to with your name and surname, position title and reference number in the subject line, (e.g. John Smith: Job title: Internship: Quality Management Reference No: 307309)

Closing date: 21 October 2016


For more info, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre on 012 841 4774 or email us at

Graphic Design Internship at Mahareng Publishing 2016

The program offers an aspiring graphic designer an opportunity to acquire graphic designer skills in a creative studio.

The offering includes learning the basic design and production skills needed to work in a print and custom design environment. Editing for print and deep edging of images for final layout or production, design changes on existing advertisements for the Mahareng publications, Central Media in-house designs, in-house printing and cutting, the print ready making process.


  • Diploma or degree in graphic design or in the process of completing a similar qualification
  • Good knowledge of graphic design process
  • Knowledge and experience in the following design software: 
  • Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator


  • Knowledge of print production would be advantageous

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work well under pressure within a team environment
  • Ability to adapt easily to change
  • Ability to think outside the box/develop and implement creative solutions
  • Be proactive and take initiative
  • Staying current on industry trends
  • Timekeeping
  • Ability to take a project from start to finish
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Location: Bloemfontein
Education level: Diploma
Type: Contract 4months
Reference: #GDI 2016

Send you cover letter and CV to Thando Mohlamme:

Closing Date: 21 October 2016. If you have not heard from us within two weeks please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

JET Statistics Internship 2016

JET Education Services (JET) is an independent, nonprofit organisation that works with government, the private sector, international development agencies and education institutions to improve the quality of education and the relationship between education, skills development and the world of work.

JET seeks to appoint a Statistics Intern, based in Johannesburg.

The intern will be working in the Data Unit of the Research and Planning Division.

The intern will provide support for statistical analysis of quantitative data from various education projects which support an evidence-based approach to education policy and planning.
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Assist in compilation of statistics, demographic information and related data to meet project information needs
  • Assist in data cleaning, data management and data analysis
  • Ensure data are up-to-date and suitable for advanced statistical analysis
  • Assist in execution of appropriate statistical procedures to direct research studies and reporting of research studies
  • Assist in warehousing of data by cleaning and merging datasets from different projects
  • Data Capturing Tools; Development and Management
  • Design data capturing tools
  • Import and export data files
  • Archive historical records; revising and editing data as needed to meet programme goals and objectives
  • Design data analysis reports
  • Taking part in statistical training programs to develop skills in statistical analysis and research methods in education
  • Reporting and Dissemination
  • Generate routine and ad hoc reports
  • An Honours degree in statistics, applied maths, econometrics or economics (with a strong statistical component)
  • Computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office (especially Excel), use of the internet and email
  • Knowledge of Stata, R or SPSS is essential; Must be able to learn Stata
  • Ability to communicate in English clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • A demonstrated interest in developing skills in education sector analysis
  • Must be a South African citizen
Opportunity closing date: Friday, 21 October, 2016

To apply, submit your CV to
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.
For more about JET Education Services, refer to

The SAS Graduate Intern Programme 2016

How about an internship that offers interesting, challenging work and insight into a great company? Sound appealing? The SAS Graduate Intern Program might be for you.

Our internships are typically a 12-Month, full-time, paid experience in which you learn how to program in SAS and become a Base SAS Certified Professional. You will also receive soft-skills training and work on real-world projects that help you get higher mileage from your classroom education. Along with work projects, you get to network with fellow students and experts in your field.


  • Applicants must be South African Citizens with valid SA ID book
  • Applicants must be 26 of age or under
  • Analytical
  • Sense of urgency
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Applicants must not have participated in previous learnership, graduate or internship programmes as well as no previous work experience
  • Cooperation/Teamwork
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Problem Solving
  • Good numerical skills
  • Highly pro-active and self-motivated
  • Must have Initiative
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deal with conflict
  • Empowerment and Accountability


  • Matric and Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Analytics, Risk, Economics
  • Knowledge of Windows Operating System
  • Linux and Unix (Optional)
Closing date: 31 October 2016
Location: Johannesburg
Starts: February 2017

Copy of your CV and Tertiary Results Transcript or Qualifications and Graduate Testimonials be forwarded