Monday, 26 September 2016

PSG Graduate Financial Advisers 2016

PSG Wealth is looking for finance/financial planning and investments graduates to join their Learner Financial Adviser Programme for 2017. 

The programme provides an 18 month offering of training and mentoring by an accredited and successful adviser. Together with your relevant financial degree, the program will equip you with the expertise to excel in the field of advisory services.

PSG is a leading independent financial services company, delivering a broad range of financial services and products, on a face-to-face model and via integrated electronic platforms. They specifically focus on Wealth Management, Asset Management and Insurance solutions for individuals, families and enterprises.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Finding new clients and business
  • Proactively establishing contact and meeting with potential clients
  • Evaluating clients´ financial situations and goals
  • Thoughtfully absorbing financial information about clients
  • Conducting a financial analysis for each new client
  • Providing financial solutions and making recommendations to clients
  • Providing financial advice on:
  • Tax and estate planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Investing
  • Short-term insurance
  • Employee benefits
  • Administering new clients
  • Maintaining complete and accurate client records
  • Ensuring compliance with laws and company policies and regulations
  • Marketing and selling financial products
  • Meeting sales targets


  • Minimum BCom or BSc degree (studying accounting, finance, statistics or economics)
  • Industry-related work experience is advantageous, not essential
  • Clear credit and criminal record
  • Own reliable transport is essential (with driver’s license)
  • Understanding of Afrikaans essential. Communicating in Afrikaans preferential.

Competencies and Attributes

  • Exceptional selling skills
  • Excellent client relationship skills/service-orientated
  • Entrepreneurial drive/business-orientated
  • Self-discipline
  • Ambitious/performance-orientated
  • Good communication/presentation skills
  • Atrong interpersonal skills
  • Self-confidence
  • Ability to work in an organised manner
  • Computer literacy

Closing date is 30 September 2016. All suitable candidates are advised to apply by emailing

Applications will be evaluated and placed on our shortlist. Telephonic interviews will be conducted with the short listed candidates. Thereafter they will be invited to take part in an online assessment and individual interviews.
Via – PSG

Maritime Graduate Training Programme at SAMTRA 2016

The National Cadet Project is a South African Government funded initiative. The aim of the project is to build human capital, particularly seafarers, to support the maritime sector, by providing bursaries, financial support, training berths and creating job opportunities for South African youth within the maritime sector.

TheSouth African Maritime Training Academy (SAMTRA) has been contracted to manage the ‘SA National Cadet Training Project’ and the SA Agulhas dedicated training vessel on behalf of the South African Government. We are responsible for all recruitment and related marine training activities.
SAMTRA is a maritime training academy situated in Simons Town, South Africa, which focuses predominantly on the provision of simulator based training, cadet training and other maritime related skills development programs.

Maritime Studies and Mechanical/Marine Engineering graduates are recruited and then put through a rigorous 2 to 3 year training/bridging programme in order to ultimately qualify as Deck or Engineer Officer of the Watch. Graduates from the programme are duly certified by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and are then able to serve as Officers onboard the local and international shipping fleets of the world.

The cadet training programme will result in cadets that are;

  • Highly skilled,
  • Quality trained,
  • Employable at affordable rates

Click here to apply online

Learnership Programme at the SAWS 2016/17

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) invites applications for the 2017 National Certificate in Weather Observations Learnership Programme.Candidates will receive training in all aspects of weather observation as per the National Certificate in Weather Observation. (SAQA QUAL ID no 58995). 

Successful candidates will be required to enter into a learnership contract with the South African Weather Service.

SAWS is a Section 3(a) public entity under the Ministry of Water and Environmental Affairs and is an authoritative voice for weather and climate forecasting in South Africa and as a member of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) it complies with international meteorological standards.

Opportunities are available in the following areas (Reference No.):
Bloemfontein (REF.WS01/10/2016)
Calvinia (REF.WS02/10/2016)
Ermelo (REF.WS03/10/2016)
Irene (REF.WS04/2016)
Mthatha (REF. WS05/2016)
Polokwane (REF.WS06/10/2016)
Port Elizabeth (REF.W07/10/2016)
Springbok x 2 (REF.WS08/2016)
Thohoyandou (REF.WS09/2016)

After completion of training, successful candidates may be appointed at regional offices where shift work will necessitate having a valid driver’s license. It will thus be expected of the learnership holders to obtain a driver license within the training year, at own cost. Good interpersonal relations and computer literacy will serve as additional recommendations.

Candidates with a Grade 12 (Matric) certificate with 50% (D symbol) or higher for Mathematics (not mathematics literacy) as well as 50% or higher for Physical Science are invited to apply for learnership to undergo ten (10) months observation training at the SA Weather Service Regional Training Centre in Pretoria, commencing February 2017.

The South African Weather Service is an equal opportunity employer. It is the intention of the Weather Service to promote representivity through the filling of these positions. This is an open advertisement, but candidature of individuals from the previously disadvantaged communities and females will receive preference.

How to apply
Closing date is 18 October 2016. Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service application form (download here).

In order to be considered, the bursary application form should also be accompanied by certified copies of matriculation certificates and a testimonial. Please also state the relevant Ref. no for the respective region you are applying for.

Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, and Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Nikeziwe Musa.

Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within a month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. NB. For interview purposes applicants should please quote the reference mentioned at the beginning of the different adverts.

Via – SA Weather Service

Learnership Programme at Rand Water 2016/17

Rand Water invites suitably qualified and previously disadvantaged individuals to apply and  participate in their Water Purification Learnership  Programme in the Mpumalanga province.

Rand Water is one of the biggest Water utilities in the world. It provides bulk potable water of superior quality to 12 million people in the economic heartland of South Africa.

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying

• Must be unemployed
• Must have a suitable qualification (Matric Mathematics and Science with minimum level 4)
• Must be South African citizens and in possession of a valid SA ID
• Must be under the age of 25 in line with the NSDS III.
• Applicants must reside in the Mpumalanga Province

The following documents must accompany your application form:

• Application letter and Curriculum Vitae
• Certified copy of ID document
• Proof of residence
• Certified copies of Matric qualifications.

In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, preference will be given to females and people with disability to give effect to Rand Water’s Employment Equity Objectives.

How to apply

Closing date: 5 October 2016. Suitably qualified applicants are requested to submit their completed applications with the relevant attachments to (quoting this “notice number:LP011″ in the subject line).

Rand Water reserves the right not to make appointments to any of the advertised positions at any stage. Should you not receive correspondence from Rand Water within 30 days of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Via – Rand Water

Graduate TV Editor Opportunity 2016

I am looking for a superb student editor . He / She must have his own edit suite and a base in which to work from. 

- It is imperative that he / she is young & creative . 
- You need to be located around the Randburg area or Braamfontein - Johannesburg . 
- An understanding of African languages and Culture . 
- Willingness to travel 
- Some experience - showreel 

- Preference will be given to a student with outstanding work and an incredible work ethic. 
If the above brief speaks to you . Get in touch with me and let me link you up with the appropriate creative either via email or drop me a PM.

Applications must be submitted no later than 29th Sep 2016. 

(Subject line : S/EDT/16)

Intern Teacher – Foundation Phase at St Benedict

St Benedict’s is an Independent Catholic School which seeks to provide a holistic education for boys through full participation in spiritual, academic, sporting, creativemand cultural activities.

The Board of Governors invites applications for the following post in the Junior Preparatory School.

  • Must be studying towards a Foundation Phase Qualification through a recognised tertiary institution
  • Will be required to engage in the daily life of the school such as classroom assistance, observation, preparation and presentation of lessons, general duties and involvement in the school co-curricular programme
  • Needs to be creative and able to take initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Suitably qualified candidates are invited to submit a letter of motivation and their abridged curriculum vitae by no later than 27 September 2016.

Applicants should be able to commence duty in January 2017.

The Board reserves the right not to make an appointment. The submission of a C.V. will in itself not automatically qualify the applicant for an interview. Only those candidates that are short-listed for the position will be notified.

Closing Date: September 27, 2016
Bedfordview, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Sports Intern at Stanford Lake College

Stanford Lake College, founded in 1998, is an independent English medium co-educational high school.

We accept day scholars as well as weekly and termly boarders. Four hundred kilometres northeast of Johannesburg lies Magoebaskloof, picturesquely situated between Tzaneen and Polokwane, near the hamlet of Haenertsburg.

Stanford Lake College is seeking to provide a motivated and energetic young male or female sports coach a position within the school’s Intern Programme.

This position is ideal for young people with an interest in sports and looking to pursue a career in education or Sports Science.

This is a live-in position, and will require the applicant to work in the school’s Sports Office, the High Performance Centre, as well as coach various sports, preferably athletics and hockey.

Interested parties can send their Curriculum Vitae to the Director of Sport, Mr Shane Friedrichs.

The College reserves the right not to proceed with filling this post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Research Assistant Internship at ARASA 2016

Aids & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) is a regional partnership of over 106 non-governmental organisations working together to promote a human rights based response to HIV and TB in southern and east Africa, through capacity building and advocacy.

ARASA seeks to appoint an Intern, based at ARASA’s Advocacy Unit in Cape Town.

The selected individual will work closely with the Advocacy team in their capacity as an Intern. Amongst other duties, such as assistance with the development of ARASA's campaigns, there will also be a requirement to provide support in the development of an ARASA document repository which will be made up of international, regional and national policy, research and health documents from ARASA's focus countries.

The intern will be required to keep abreast with best practices and developments on aspects of HIV/TB, SRHR, human rights and law southern and east Africa. The Intern will also be expected to support country-level partners with queries.

This is a fixed-term contract for a period of 6-10 months.

  • Assist with desktop research and development of research questionnaires
  • Information management – including creating an online filing system
  • Support partners with research and information sharing needs
  • Assist the Advocacy unit and country-level partners with documentation on incidents of human rights violations
  • Assist with the dissemination of advocacy materials through social media fora
  • Office administrative support (from time to time)
  • Possess a thorough understanding of TB/ HIV, sexual & reproductive health and rights (SRHR), human rights and law
  • Extensive experience working within networks, that include members from diverse backgrounds (advantageous)
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in computer management systems (CMS)
  • Fluency in English and preferably another language (French or Portuguese)
  • A strong research background
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
Opportunity closing date: Friday, 30 September, 2016

To apply, submit a CV and letter of motivation no longer than one page, to copy quoting “Intern Research Assistant” in the subject line.