Thursday, 25 May 2017

Auditions: MTV VJ search

MTV has launched a search for the new face of MTV Base, someone who has the right VJ'ness to win a 12-month contract with the channel.



The job description

The winner will become the new face of MTV Base and will host MTV shows, interview stars, MC live events etc.

Previous South African winners include Sizwe Dhlomo (the very first in 2006), Fikile "Fix" Moeti, Vanessa Mdee and Sandile Ntshingila.

If you have what it takes to follow in their flashy steps, here's what you need to know:

The auditions are happening in four cities and online.

Audition dates and venues

Auditions will be happening in these cities on these dates:

Joburg
Date:
Saturday, 3 June 2017
Venue: Zone 6 Venue, Soweto

Durban
Date:
Saturday, 10 June 2017
Venue: Olive Convention Centre

Cape Town
Date:
Saturday 17 June 2017
Venue: Belmont Square, Cape Town

Port Elizabeth
Date: Saturday 24 June 2017
Venue: Port Elizabeth

What you need to audition: 
  • Registration at each venue starts at 08h00, on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Applicants must be South African residents between the ages of 18-25 with fluent English.
  • Prior presenting or TV experience is not required.
  • You must take a valid ID with you and be available to participate in the elimination phases of the competition between 24 May and 30 July.  
  • You can pre-register by submitting your details on the MTV website here: MTV Base VJ Search pre-registration. It's best to pre-register because only the first 500 applicants will be seen at each venue - maybe less.
Online auditions

You can also avoid the ques and submit an online audition. If successful, you'll make it straight to the callbacks. You can either do this on the MTV VJ Search website here: MTV VJ Search online auditions or you can upload your video via social media and hashtag it #MTVBaseVJSearch.

The time period to post hashtags of your video started at 17h00 today (24 May 2017) and ends at 11h59 on 21 June 2017.

Here's a link to handy FAQs about online submissions: FAQs.


What to do for your audition

You need to reveal why you should be the next MTV Base VJ. You musn't include any any backing tracks, audio effects, vocal effects or other enhancements.

Terms and conditions

The winner will be announced on 30 July 2017.

Auditions: David Tlale's reality show, The Intern

SABC3 has commisioned a new David Tlale reality show called The Intern and the search for competing designers is on.


What is The Intern? 


A 13 week, 13 episode reality TV show on SABC3 – “The Intern by David Tlale” – will follow the 12 contestants on their journey to becoming David Tlale’s next intern.

“The Intern by David Tlale” is a program developed to focus on skills transfer for post-graduates Fashion Design students, who are looking to improve their skills, finish products and become market-ready.

Successful applicants will receive specialised training and development by industry experts, under mentorship of David Tlale and his team. The Interns will be trained in all aspects of the David Tlale brand and business including:
  1. Design
  2. Fabric sourcing
  3. Range development and production
  4. Quality control
  5. Marketing and retail
Ultimately, the Interns will be showcasing on national & international platforms and will enjoy all aspects of fashion shows.

The prize

The winner will become an Assistant Designer for the House of David Tlale and will also win a design studio to the value of R250,000.

The show

The show is scheduled for a July premiere and is searching for 12 contestants to compete in a 13-episode series of weekly challenges and eliminations to find the final winner.

This is what you need to know about the selection process and what happens next:

The auditions

The auditions take the form of a national road show, where David and his team will visit four cities on the following days:

Cape Town
Dates:
Monday, 22 and Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Venue: Castle of Good Hope

Durban
Dates:
Thursday, 25 and Friday, 26 May 2017
Venue: iGoda Incubator

Polokwane
Dates:
Monday, 29 and Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Venue: To be confirmed

Joziburg
Dates:
Thursday, 1 and Friday, 2 June 2017
Venue: Johannesburg City Hall

On the day, David will give workshops to the hopeful contestants at each of the venues and will choose the the 12 contestants for the show after visiting each venue.

The final 12 contestants that are chosen will then compete on the show and those who are eliminated will get an opportunity to join David Tlale's in-house internship programme for 6 months.

Who can enter?

Entrants need to be self-taught with approximately three years’ experience in the fashion industry.

or

You need to be a student currently working on achieving your degree or diploma in Fashion Design (final year students only).

The competition is open to everyone living in South Africa.

NB

You must complete a fashion design portfolio of your own work, including your fashion résumé.

You need to submit storyboards of 5 existing ranges or a collection consisting of 5 complete looks as well as images of the collection. Three of these garments must be ready to show so that David can see them in action - models and styling will be provided at the workshops.

Pre-registration

You can either arrive on the day with the requirements listed above or you can pre-enter on the show's website by submitting your portfolio in advance.


You can also drop your portfolio off at your nearest SABC office by addressing it like so:

VIOLET SEKHIBIDU or PRINCE NDLOVU
Commissioning Editor; Content Hub.
Tel: 011 714 5354
4th floor TV office building,
Cnr. Henley & Artillery roads,
Auckland Park,
Johannesburg, 2006

It's a good idea to enter in advance because it means you will have completed the first phase of the audition process and won't have to do it on the day of the audition.

You'll find more info on the show's website as well as entry forms: The Intern

Trainee Forensic Investigator at KPMG 2017

Are you ready to build your skills and prepare for your career? Join us and we could help you realise your ambitions.

KPMG's graduate programmes offer recent graduates the opportunity to complete training in several areas of our business.



Each traning programme is designed to teach you the skills you need to lay the best possible foundation for your career.

This position will participate in teams to deliver forensic investigation services to a wide variety of clients across all industries while providing clients with real, value added consulting services and enhancing the image of KPMG in the market place.

Essential Job Functions: 

1. Client Liaison at a functional level
2. Executing forensic investigation assignments
3. Providing technical input forensic investigations
4. Identifying weak/problem areas and developing effective corrective action plans
5. Ad Hoc Projects and research assignments
6. Continuous improvement and updating of technical knowledge
7. Increased service delivery, quality and client satisfaction.

EDUCATION
  • Relevant Honours degree in Forensics Accounting or equivalent.
Additional:
  • Pure Maths or Maths HG in Matric
  • Well rounded candidate i.e. participation in sports; community activities; leadership roles
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Well developed investigative, evaluative, technical and problem solving ability. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent report writing ability. 
  • Good business acumen. 
  • Strong consulting and advisory skills. 
  • Good computer skills.
REQUIRED PERSON COMPETANCIES
  • Presentable, professional and confident. 
  • Diplomatic and tactful while remaining assertive. 
  • Ability to manage stress and work under pressure. 
  • High level of integrity. 
  • Ability to work in a team. 
  • Well spoken with good communication and listening skills. 
  • Ability to liaise at all levels. 
  • Emotional maturity. 
  • Focused and disciplined. 
  • Target/results driven with a sense of urgency to get things done. 
  • Desire to improve the status quo. 
  • Persistent, persuasive and tenacious. 
  • Has drive and resilience. 
  • Ability to take accountability. 
  • Ability to make decisions. 
  • High energy levels. 
  • Self starter. 
  • Flexible and innovative. 
  • Strong attention to detail/methodical/analytical. 
  • Problem solving ability. 
  • Ability to multitask. 
  • Ability to work unsupervised. 
  • Willing to travel.


Trainee Tax Consultant Opportunity at KPMG 2017

Are you ready to build your skills and prepare for your career? Join us and we could help you realise your ambitions.



KPMG's graduate programmes offer recent graduates the opportunity to complete training in several areas of our business.

Each traning programme is designed to teach you the skills you need to lay the best possible foundation for your career.

As a trainee tax consultant working in KPMG’s Tax practice, it is innovation, judgment and expertise - together with problem-solving skills - that can make a difference to our clients’ business strategies and ultimately, their bottom line.

Trainees will become professionals in their chosen areas and key members of teams which have the ability to identify, develop and implement tax-based strategies tailored to our clients’ specific business needs.

Our aim is to provide practical, business-orientated advice to our corporate clients in the face of a fiercely competitive global market where technology and economic factors are changing rapidly.

We are looking for ambitious graduates with strong academic records who hold any of the following qualifications:

• Bcom LLB
• BCom Honours Taxation or
• HDip Tax / Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation
• Other relevant Business degree

In addition, the trainees will be expected to attend and pass an intensive training course, involving team work and off-sight full-time studies for a specific period.

On completion, they will be issued with a certificate of achievement.

As a minimum, you should have a keen interest in tax and business issues, have good communication skills and be capable of taking on responsibility at an early stage.


You have to be ready for a steep learning curve, as graduates are often assigned to project teams as soon as they join.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY - Johannesburg

CLICK HERE TO APPLY - Durban

CLICK HERE TO APPLY - Cape Town 

Management Consulting Customer & Operations Graduate at KPMG 2017

KPMG's graduate programmes offer recent graduates the opportunity to complete training in several areas of our business.



Each traning programme is designed to teach you the skills you need to lay the best possible foundation for your career.

Are you ready to build on your skills and prepare for your career? Join us and we could help you realise your ambitions.

What can I expect from a career in Customer and Operations?We combine in-depth functional experience, industry expertise and programme management skills to deliver successful transformation programmes to both public and private sector clients.

We work with our clients to cut through their most complex strategic challenges and build tailored, practical solutions to help them develop more efficient and effective operations and develop actionable plans to mitigate the business challenges rooted in their operating environments.

Our broad capabilities help clients rapidly identify opportunities to improve cash flow and profitability.

What qualifications do I need?
  • Currently in the final  / Honours or Masters year of studying one of the following qualifications:
  • BEng or BSc in Electrical / Mechanical / Chemical / Industrial / Mechatronic Engineering
  • BCom Economics or Mathematics
  • BCom Supply Chain Management
  • BCom Supply Chain Procurement
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
  • Minimum 62% academic average across all years of study
  • Valid driver's license - advantageous
What will I be doing?
  • Our experienced professionals drive growth, reduce costs and achieve higher levels of organisational effectiveness in support of the client’s strategic business objectives and financial goals.
  • Assisting clients in the assessment, development and execution of a strategy
  • Employing a fact-based, bottom-up approach driven by data and tools to help maximise value to customers, shareowners, employees and communities
  • Striving for balanced excellence in all aspects of cash flow – revenue, operating costs and investment
  • Developing an ability to ’self-heal’ by continuously improving structural problems both internal and external to the business.
  • Putting organisational DNA in place to help clients manage their business and rapidly make decisions, continuously adjusting business strategy and design to meet market conditions.

Management Consulting People & Change Graduate Programme at KPMG 2017

KPMG's graduate programmes offer recent graduates the opportunity to complete training in several areas of our business.

Each traning programme is designed to teach you the skills you need to lay the best possible foundation for your career.

Are you ready to build on your skills and prepare for your career? Join us and we could help you realise your ambitions.

What can I expect from a career in People and Change?People and Change transforms the performance of organisations across that world by changing the way people are led, managed and developed.

They focus on two areas: executing the people agenda on large-scale, complex, transformational change programmes and transforming the human resources function.

Their HR expertise stretch across behavioural change management, HR transformation, organisation design, talent development and workforce cost optimisation.

What qualifications do I need?
  • Masters in Industrial Psychology - only students with a Masters or currently completing their Masters studies will be considered for this programme. 
  • Minimum 62% academic average across all years
  • Valid driver's license - advantageous
What will I be doing?
  • HR strategy development
  • HR transformation
  • Change stakeholder management
  • Talent management
  • Workforce cost optimisation
  • Organisation design


Location: Johannesburg

Supply Chain Graduate Opportunity at KPMG 2017

KPMG's graduate programmes offer recent graduates the opportunity to complete training in several areas of our business.



Each traning programme is designed to teach you the skills you need to lay the best possible foundation for your career.

Are you ready to build on your skills and prepare for your career? Join us and we could help you realise your ambitions.

Job Description
What can I expect from a career in Supply Chain? We combine in-depth functional experience, industry expertise and programme management skills to deliver successful transformation programmes to both public and private sector clients.

We work with our clients to cut through their most complex strategic challenges and build tailored, practical solutions to help them develop more efficient and effective operations and develop actionable plans to mitigate the business challenges rooted in their operating environments.

Our broad capabilities help clients rapidly identify opportunities to improve cash flow and profitability.

What qualifications do I need?
  • Currently in the final / Honours or Masters year of studying one of the following qualifications:
  • BCom Supply Chain Management
  • BCom Supply Chain Procurement
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
  • Minimum 62% academic average across all years of study
  • Valid driver's license - advantageous

What will I be doing?

  • Our experienced professionals drive growth, reduce costs and achieve higher levels of organisational effectiveness in support of the client’s strategic business objectives and financial goals.
  • Assisting clients in the assessment, development and execution of a strategy
  • Employing a fact-based, bottom-up approach driven by data and tools to help maximise value to customers, shareowners, employees and communities
  • Striving for balanced excellence in all aspects of cash flow – revenue, operating costs and investment
  • Developing an ability to ’self-heal’ by continuously improving structural problems both internal and external to the business.
  • Putting organisational DNA in place to help clients manage their business and rapidly make decisions, continuously adjusting business strategy and design to meet market conditions.
Closing Date: 08-Jun-2017



Location: Johannesburg

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Graduate Opportunity at Sage 2017

Sage energizes the success of businesses and their communities around the world through the use of smart technology and the imagination of our people.



Sage has reimagined business and brings energy, experience and technology to inspire our customers to fulfil their dreams.

We work with a thriving community to entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers who drive the global economy.

Sage is a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 employees in 24 countries.

Job Description 


Sage is a market leader in accounting, business management and people management software. If you are looking to launch your career in a fastest growing sector, then Sage is the right choice.

Graduate@Sage program will enable you to develop the skills within various functions and work with some of the most advanced technologies on the market

Key Responsibilities 

  • You will have the opportunity to learn new skills and technologies, gain an understanding of some of the wider aspects of the development process, and get invaluable experience working in the only FTSE100 software company.
  • The Graduate Program will run for 2 years and will include a fast start onboarding into roles within our organisation allowing you to make a significant contribution to our business quickly.
  • You will rotate through multiple assignments with us during the 2 years and be part of the team that develops products for different market segments to enable business builders run their businesses.
  • Our Product Engineering teams consist of highly skilled software architects, developers, business/compliance analysts, UX, test technicians and technical authors all operating as an integrated unit in a dynamic and customer focused environment. As well as encouraging innovation and agility we also look to embrace the latest technologies to provide ever increasing business benefits to our customers in 23 countries worldwide.
  • Skills or experience in application development would be advantageous but more important is your enthusiasm and commitment, and your ability to work within a team to deliver results in a major software development company.
  • You'll have a keen eye for detail and an inquisitive mind. You'll be able to demonstrate resilience and determination whilst remaining flexible and responsive to the changing demands of a fast paced environment. You'll enjoy working as part of a well-integrated team and must have good listening, verbal and written communication skills. You will be mentored and supported by an experienced developer throughout the year but will be encouraged to play a full role in the development process.
  • You can be based in Pretoria and Johannesburg. You will be part of our worldwide team developing our core product and part of a connected global graduate community. Please specify your location preference while submitting your application.

Location Johannesburg; Pretoria

Graduate Programme at Quanticate Sa 2017

An exciting opportunity for a Graduate SAS Programmer has arisen at Quanticate South Africa, a leading clinical research company based in Bloemfontein.


This position offers a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated programming department. As a Graduate SAS Programmer, you will have the opportunity to gain foundation knowledge of SAS programming, developing good programming techniques for clinical trial reporting.
Quanticate has a Fast Track Program which works to identify your strengths and ascertain your interests, and then develop a personal training plan to help you to reach your career goals. 
You will experience rapid promotion through the Programming grades, enabling those capable to become leads on multiple clinical projects at a more junior level. 
Employees at Quanticate can progress through the three levels of Programming every 6 months, which means that within two years, you could become a Senior.
You will gain exposure to a broad range of clinical trial studies, working across Phases I-IV in a wide variety of therapeutic areas. 
Working as part of local and global project teams, you will have the opportunity to work on high profile, global studies for major pharmaceutical clients.
Responsibilities:
  • Willingness to learn new skills, including developing a foundation knowledge of SAS, and an appreciation of good programming techniques along with clinical trial reporting requirements. Ability to manage time and follow guidelines and processes.
  • Undertake training as directed by line management and project leads.
  • Gain appreciation of clinical trial reporting through assisting high a quality, timely support as directed by project lead, or designee.
  • Assist in programming derived SAS datasets as appropriate.
  • Assist in programming tables, figures and listings according to the SAP or to a specified client requirement.
  • Assist in performing quality control checks and complete quality control documentation for programming plans, specifications, outputs/derived datasets.
  • Perform other reasonable programming tasks as requested by management.
  • Appreciate the importance of customer care in the delivery of genuine value and a great customer experience.
  • Have a good understanding of ICH/GCP guidelines.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of current Quanticate, and client-specific standard operating procedures (SOPs) and processes, as well as applicable regulatory requirements and/or guidelines on behalf of the client.
  • Follow appropriate Project Management procedures.
  • Work to the appropriate standards of the project.
  • Communicate effectively with project team
Qualifications:
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent, preferably in a numerate discipline. Understanding of basic statistics.
  • Exposure to any programming discipline.
  • Should have PC skills, good organisational skills, good communication skills (oral and written), good analytical skills and attention to detail
Location: Bloemfontein

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Volvo Group SA Internship Opportunity 2017

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.


With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
Volvo Group Southern Africa provides an internship in the following area: Product Support Engineer.  This internship is situated in Boksburg.

The successful candidate will have exposure to the following areas Volvo Penta Division:
  • Assisting with Technical Department – Volvo Penta Sweden on all Technical and Aftermarket support functions and systems for Volvo Penta.
  • Liaison with local Dealer network, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and End User network regarding all Technical and Aftermarket support functions and systems.
  • Volvo Action Service and 24hrs Helpdesk support.
  • Application Support to Sales Engineering.
  • Product warranty control and claims
  • To assist in investigating engine and component failure, and to compile the failure analysis report.
  • Product Support Administration
  • Marketing exposure with regard to Aftermarket Campaigns/Promotional Activities
  • Complaints handling – Customer Service
  • Products (tools and engines)      
  • Secure that we have special tools and engines in the needed locations to conduct TPT (Logistic Planning)
  • Keep track of the special tools and engines that we have in the region (serial number, present location, and logistics plan)

Key Competencies
  • Time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Be a team player.
  • Be structure orientated and deadline driven.
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy.
Qualifications and Experience  
  • Minimum N3/Matric
  • Qualified Technical Trade (Diesel related field)
Own transport is crucial 




Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer.

Sasol Learnership Programme 2017

Do you aspire to be a world class artisan? Are you a team player with good communication skills? Earn while you learn to become a qualified artisan at one of Sasol’s nationally accredited skills academies.

Be a part of shaping the future. Be a part of excellence. Be a part of one of the leading international integrated energy and chemical companies in South Africa by joining the 2017 Sasol Learnership Programme in Secunda and Sasolburg.
The successful candidates will follow a fulltime training programme which will qualify them to safely maintain the equipment of a Sasol plant or safely operate the production processes of such a plant.
Select one of the job titles below and ensure that you meet the minimum qualifying criteria in order to apply successfully:
  • Process Artisan
  • Electrical Artisan
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Riggers
  • Welder
  • Fabrication
  • To be considered for any of these, you need a National Senior Certificate or N3 with a pass in Maths, Science and English.
  • The selection process will require you to successfully complete psychometric testing, interviewing, a medical and fitness test as well as security and qualification verification.
How to apply


Applications close on 07 June 2017.
Only applications received via SMS will be considered. 


To apply, SMS the keyword “LEARNER” to “33162”. The application process requires a maximum of 17 SMSs at R1.50 each and a person can apply only once.

PwC Graduate Opportunities 2017

PwC invites graduates to apply for the Foundation for the Future programme in their Advisory division.



PwC provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders.

As a Graduate within our Consulting practice, you will join our Foundation for the Future team where you will have the opportunity to build strong, well rounded foundational consulting skills across all sectors and competencies (Operations, People & Organisation, Finance & Accounting, Forensics, and Technology) early in your career.

As you rotate across these Consulting competencies, you’ll have the opportunity to become an outstanding Consultant in your two years and at this time you will have the opportunity specialize.

Roles & Responsibilities

Our Programme starts off with an off site induction on Core Consulting Skills, soft skills with a huge focus on teamwork. All graduates, nationally, will be brought together to attend this one month induction.

As a member of the Foundation for the Future team you will work in multi-disciplinary engagement teams to deliver solutions to complex client problems. The client base includes multi-nationals, state-owned and private enterprises.

During your two years you will have the opportunity to work with all Consulting competencies whereby your role and responsibilities will differ based on the function of each team.

Should you not receive a response from us by the end of July 2017 please consider your application unsuccessful.

Requirements
  • Engineering – all specializations
  • Honours/ Masters Finance
  • Honours/ Masters Economics
  • Honours/ Masters Risk Management
  • Honours/ Masters Computational and Applied Mathematics/ Mathematics
  • Honours/ Masters Computer Science
  • Honours/ Masters Information Technology
  • Honours/ Masters Industrial & Organisational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Business Science


Applications close on 31 July 2017.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY