Thursday, 19 January 2017

UNCDF Internship Opportunity 2017

UNCDF is the UN’s capital investment agency for the world’s 49 least developed countries. It creates new opportunities for poor people and their communities by increasing access to microfinance and investment capital. UNCDF focuses on Africa and the poorest countries of Asia, with a special commitment to countries emerging from conflict or crisis.  http://www.uncdf.org/


Making Access Possible (MAP) is a multi-country initiative to support financial inclusion through a process of evidence-based analysis feeding into a financial inclusion roadmap jointly implemented by a range of local stakeholders.  MAP offers a powerful platform to encourage private sector investments in expanding financial inclusion, by supporting critical market data-driven investment decisions and setting up an enabling environment that will incentivize those investments.  MAP has also proved to be a critical complement to public policy for many developing countries, who recognize that it has become a prerequisite for reaping the benefits of other policy objectives including education, health, and poverty eradication.

Duties and Responsibilities

Data analysis and recommendations
  • Analyze data from the 15 countries participating in the Making Access Possible programme;
  • Identify common thematic areas;
  • Present findings and recommendations to the MAP Global Programme Advisor.
Identify financial inclusion indicators and define methodology
  • Research and identify new data indicators for financial inclusion;
  • Define methods of data collection and document the methodology;
  • Present indicators and methodology to the MAP Global Programme Advisor.
Competencies
  • Excellent research, analytical, communication, and writing skills;
  • Strong quantitative data analysis skills;
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team structure in a multicultural environment;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and tight deadlines;
  • Able to take initiative and work independently;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Highest standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty;
  • Strong commitment to and enthusiasm for the mission of UNCDF and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular, SDGs 1, 8, 9, 10 and 11.
Required Skills and Experience

Education:
  • Enrolled in a Master’s Programme in International Development. 
Desired Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience, part or full-time, paid or volunteer, in:  Microfinance; Inclusive Finance or related fields of Finance; Mobile Money; Technology for Development; Policy Development; or Research and Advocacy, particularly in the least developed countries.
  • Excellent computer capabilities (Word, Excel, Power Point);
Language:
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in French is desirable;
  • Excellent writing skills in English.
Conditions:
Applicants must be enrolled in a Master’s Programme in International Development at a graduate school (second university degree or higher) at the time of application and during the internship (if a candidate is graduating before the internship period begins, they are no longer eligible); or
Pursuing their university/college studies, having completed at least four years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree, if pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages.

Work Arrangements:
  • The intern will work full-time in the UNCDF Making Access Possible Programme office in Sunninghill, Johannesburg, South Africa;
  • The intern will report to the MAP Global Programme Advisor;
  • The intern will have access to a computer; 
  • Interns are not financially remunerated by UNCDF;
  • The costs associated with the internship must be borne by the nominating institution, related institution or government, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students; or by the student, who will have to obtain financing for subsistence and make his/her own arrangements for travel to and accommodation at the duty station;
  • The intern shall provide proof of medical and life/accident insurance valid for the location in which the internship will be carried out.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY;

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Atlas Copco Logistics Internship 2017

Atlas Copco South Africa, a world leading supplier of industrial productivity solutions, will be hosting a Logistics Intern at our Distribution Centre in Jet Park, Boksburg.


We are looking for a passionate and talented individual who is currently unemployed and is studying towards a Logistics Qualification.In-service training for a minimum of 6-months MUST be a pre-requisite for completion of said qualification

Educational requirements
Candidates who have not yet graduated and are studying towards their National Diploma or Bachelor of Commerce in Logistics will be considered

Personality requirements
Only candidates between the ages of 18 - 35 who are currently unemployed will be consideredMust be a South African CitizenMust be available immediatelyCandidates must have good communication and computer skills, be a team player and have a passion for self-development

Additional information
Your application should consist of:Latest copy of your CVAcademic RecordA short motivation on why you should be considered for the programme (not less than 300 words)

Country and city description
This position is based in Jet Park, Boksburg

Send Application To:   kathryn.coetzer@za.atlascopco.com
Last date to apply:  2017-01-30

Company presentation
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopcogroup.com

Claims Administration Learnership at RGA 2017

Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) invites applications for a Claims Administration Learnership based in Cape Town. 


The Administration team is looking for a self-motivated individual who is eager to learn about the insurance and reinsurance industry, and administration of individual and group business to be trained as an Intern for a 12 month period.

RGA is one of the largest global life and health reinsurance companies. With operations in 26 countries, we support our clients and partners around the world with innovative approaches and customized solutions. RGA entered the South African life insurance market in 1999 and has since built on a core competency of facultative underwriting to include actuarial services, product development, and claims management.
Responsibilities
  • To assist with the coordination of all incoming claims documentation and management of the workflow
  • Perform basic processing of claims on the group and individual operating system
  • Assist with adhoc project work and cleanup of data
Requirements
  • Matric Certificate
  • Excellent communication skills – Written and Verbal
  • Sound knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good mathematical grade
Click here to apply online

Tellumat Graduate Opportunity 2017

Tellumat provides innovative technology, services and solutions in ICT, Defence, Energy, and Transport.


We would like to offer experiential training for Electronic / Electrical Engineering students at our Air Traffic Management Division in Pretoria.

Requirements

  • Studying towards a National Diploma in Electronic / Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
  • Must have completed S4 (Proof to be submitted)
  • Must have completed RF Modules (Proof to be submitted)
  • No colour blindness
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Computer literate (Ms Word, Excel, Outlook)
Advantageous
  • A valid unendorsed Driver’s licence recommended
  • Willingness to travel
  • Willingness to learn and gain workplace experience
Recommended Competencies / Skills include inter alia:

  • Conscientious with a strong focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Analytical and good at problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal communication skills – both verbally and written
  • Flexible; innovative; proactive; accountable and responsible individual
  • Willingness to learn and be a team player
  • Able to take and follow work instructions
 Expectations / Learning Outcomes include inter alia
  • Fault finding to component level
  • To adhere and maintain the required health & safety and quality standards
  • Performing all delegated work in accordance with relevant company standards and procedures
  • Complete all documentation pertaining to delegated tasks as required
  • To attend to all documentary requirements related to the P1 & P2 needed to obtain and complete formal qualifications

Closing Date: 28 February 2017

Location: Pretoria

Should you meet the requirements and wish to be considered an applicant for this position; you are invited to e-mail your application in sequence of listed requirements (Refer to 1 – 6 below) to Jenny de Villiers on jdevilliers@tellumat.com.

 Your application therefore needs to consist of the following in order to be considered:
  1. Cover Letter with reference to study field (Eg: Electronic Engineering);
  2. Comprehensive CV;
  3.  Letter from the Training Institution to confirm your status to commence on practical training;
  4.  Proof of completed S4;
  5. Proof of completed RF Modules; and
  6. Proof of academic record (academic results). Correspondence will only be with short-listed candidates.
Employment Equity will be considered when making the appointment

Toyota Internship Opportunity 2017

Our internship programme exposes graduates to global best practices in the world of vehicle manufacturing, an opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams, lead projects, while ensuring that Toyota’s role in society preserves our environment for future generations.

Leading The Way

The Toyota internship programme is our flagship human capital initiative aimed at fulfilling our future leadership needs.

What We Look For

Graduates who are creative, analytical, who enjoy being challenged, identify themselves as pioneers that have the ability to drive and lead progress and possess excellent academic achievements are invited to apply.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree [BComm / BComm Honours]

Other Areas

  • Engineering [Electrical / Industrial / Mechanical / Mechatronics]
  • Finance [Management Accounting]
  • General Commerce
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
Closing Date: 24 January 2017
Location: Durban

Apply Online

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Social Media Internship at Doctors Without Borders 2017

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) seeks a Social Media Intern to join its Digital Team for a period of six months.

This position will commence on 15th February 2017 or as soon as possible.

The Social Media Intern at MSF Southern Africa will be instrumental in helping the organisation raise awareness and engagement using MSF SA’s social channels.


The intern will also be expected to contribute towards MSF’s objective of becoming increasingly digital.

The role will play a direct part in the growth of social engagement; maximising current social channels and identifying new areas of growth.

The role will also play a part in the development and deployment of innovative social media strategies and initiatives. The Social Media Intern reports to the Senior Online Coordinator and is part of the Digital Team.

The MSF SA Digital Team plans, executes and actively manages online content, digital campaigns, social media and fundraising initiatives. The team is currently made up of four (4) individuals- two (2) from the Communications Department and two (2) from the Fundraising Department.

Benefits to the intern
  • To gain experience of working within a Communications Unit within an international humanitarian organisation.
  • To understand the roles of the Digital Team and through hands-on supervision, to get an introduction to the skills required of these roles.
  • To gain direct experience of working on social media within the South and Southern African context, in particular related to health and humanitarian issues.
Responsibilities
  • Work with the Digital Team to devise and implement evolving digital marketing and keeping the website and social media sites current and ensuring they complement each other. Build relationships with users by creating and sharing content with them, as well as engaging with them on social media.
  • Measuring and reporting social media activities.
  • Respond and proactively engage with users of social media.
  • Track and grow social media engagement rates.
  • Support other communications related activities when required.
Remuneration and resources
  • Resources needed such as working space, internet, stationery and other resources will be made available
  • The intern will be contracted as an intern and will receive an hourly stipend.
Applications close on 27 January 2017. 

Click here to apply online

Twinsaver Apprenticeship Opportunity 2017

We are relentless in the pursuit of a high performance culture and strive to be a positive influence on the lives of our consumers, customers and the communities in which we operate.

Closing Date: 23 January 2017


Responsibilities
  • Willingness to undergo intensive on-the-job training and other related training
  • Providing support to the production process with adequate levels of availability and reliability
  • Attaining practical and theoretical experience
  • Completion of all modules based on the modular system of training
  • In light of the above the apprenticeship must be fulfilled within a minimum of a 3 year period
  • Maintaining production/plant efficiencies (Output and Quality)
  • Adherence to plant rules and regulations

Competences

  • A good technical aptitude
  • Computer literate(MS Office)
  • A self-motivated team player
  • Good interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and able to use own initiative
  • Be prepared to work overtime/call-out when required
  • Previous exposure to a high speed machine environment will be advantages
  • Valid driver’s license will be an advantage

How To Apply

 Mechanical Apprentice
  • N3 in Mechanical Engineering
Apply Online

Location: Pretoria

 Electrical and Instrumentation Apprentice
  • N3 in Electrical and Instrumentation
Apply Online

Location: Pretoria

Mechanical Apprentice
  • N3 in Mechanical Engineering
Apply Online

Location: Klipriver

54 X IDT Internships Programme 2017


Invitation to participate in the Internship Programme of the Independent Development Trust (IDT).

The IDT is inviting applications from unemployed graduates who seek to acquire meaningful experience in the various fields as identified below and are interested in joining the Independent Development Trust as a potential employer. This is not permanent employment but an opportunity for unemployed graduates to acquire relevant experience.

Closing Date: 27 January 2017
Location: Nationwide
Stipend: R5000

Requirements

Applicants must be in possession of a Diploma / Degree in any of the following

Head Office: Pretoria

Human Resource. HRM, HRD and IR [x6]
  • Degree / National Diploma in HRM, HRD, IR and Industrial Psychology
Information Technology [x4]
  • Degree / National Diploma in IT
Finance: Financial, Management and Project Accounting [x6]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Finance / Accounting
Supply Chain Management [x6]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Communications [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Degree / National Diploma in Communications
Legal [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Law
Development Services Unit. Finance [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Finance / Accounting
Internal Audit [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in
    Internal Auditing
Office of the CEO; Strategy & Policy[x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Social Science / Management / Public Administration

Eastern Cape

Finance [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Administration and Finance
Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management

Free State

Administration and Finance [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Administration and Finance
Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management

Gauteng

Administration and Finance [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Administration and Finance
Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management

KwaZulu Natal

Administration and Finance [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Administration and Finance
Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management

Mpumalanga

Administration and Finance [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Administration and Finance
Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management

Northern Cape

Administration and Finance [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Administration and Finance
Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management

North West

Administration and Finance [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Administration and Finance
Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management

Western Cape

Administration and Finance [x1]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Administration and Finance
Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management [x2]
  • Degree / National Diploma in Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey / Construction and Building Management
For more information please visit. www.idt.org.za.

Skills: Applicants should be in possession of the following skills 
♦ Computer literacy 
♦ Good interpersonal Skills 
♦ Good verbal and written communication skills.

Note: Interns will be allocated mentors and will be placed in the identified IDT offices nationwide. Applicants are encouraged to apply internship in their respective provinces Successful candidates will sign a 12-month internship contract. Interns will be paid a stipend for the duration of the internship contract.

NB: Kidy note that this internship programme is only available to applicants who have never participated in any internship in either a private of public institution.

How To Apply

Interested Persons are invited to submit their applications (coveringle / e-mail letter and detailed CV) to interns@idt.org.za indicating the position and region they are interested in.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

BAL Consulting Graduate Opportunities 2017

BAL Consulting (Pty) Ltd. (Burnette Associates) is an innovative provider of technology solutions and advice for wealth management, hedge fund, and asset management firms in Sub-Saharan Africa. We are currently looking for a self-motivated, intelligent, and enthusiastic intern to join our team in Johannesburg, South Africa. 


We are a small, focused, group of very different and very dynamic individuals with the shared goal of providing the very best advice and technology to support investment management.
The Technical Applications Intern will be key in growing the company’s technical knowledge base, assisting in maintaining our Hyper-V, mobile, Chrome OS, and client test environments,
and assisting in the development of client facing interfaces and reports. The intern will also occasionally be required to attend meetings with partners, prospects, and clients. The role includes comprehensive training on capital markets, investing, and the investment management industry in sub-Saharan Africa. The role is based in Melrose Arch Johannesburg.
The ideal intern is either in their honors year of university, or a recent graduate, and looking for a career in software engineering, capital markets, or business systems analysis.
Ideal Skills:
● An interest in finance and investing, specifically growing your own wealth
● Academic exposure to web design (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
● Academic exposure to at least two of the following programming languages: C++, C#,
Python, Visual Basic .Net, PHP, Java, JavaScript
● Some exposure to a CMS (Joomla!, Wordpress, etc.)
● Some exposure to Google apps (Gmail anyone)
● Excellent written communication skills in English
● A desire to learn a new industry and make a real contribution to a SME
● Extremely self-motivated and able to juggle school, work, and play
Bonus Points:
● A unique skill, asset, or talent
● You have a blog (personal or otherwise)
● You are a programmer, web developer, or have your own sites and/or apps online or in an app store
Internship details
This internship offers real-world experience, is paid, and can lead to a full-time career in consulting with the business. If you are interested, please send your CV (2 pages maximum), a page or two about yourself, and an example of any relevant work you have done (link to a blog, website, or an article is fine) to careers@burnettellc.com. Candidate submissions not meeting
the criteria above will not be considered.

Internship Opportunities at GSK 2017

Converts high level supply plan into a finite schedule based on defined production strategies, while ensuring maximum operational efficiency, balance to cost and capacity.

Accountability

  • Assist in Managing the short term planning process by converting the 0 – 13 week supply plan into an optimised production schedule
  • Set-up and distribute the weekly production schedule based on pre-determined optimal production run sequences, optimal utilisation of available resources and deliver plan to production for execution
  • Record production results and report to the relevant functions in order to initiate corrective actions and to enhance effective planning
  • Monitors, analyzes, and reports performance to schedule of production activities (Conformance to Plan) utilizing information derived from material and production control systems.
  • Ensure that local ERP system reflects the optimised production scheduled and/or changes to the schedule
  • Coordinate & Facilitate daily supply performance meetings (batch tracking) in order to build strong relationships between different support functions
  • Escalate supply related issues to relevant Supply Planner and prepare weekly deck on CTP Root Causes Analysis, Material Availability issues and SOLS events (Stock out/Low Stock)
  • Recommend adjustments to the short term plan to ensure optimal utilisation of resources (people, machines and materials).
  • Jointly work with Materials Planner to ensure availability of materials to meet the supply plan
  • Implement appropriate measures to ensure we achieve Conformance to Plan, Make Frequency, Manufacturing Lead-time, Site Days Inventory Outstanding & Inventory Reduction Targets and prepare weekly/monthly reports indicating performance against these targets
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to deliver Supply Chain KPI’s
Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies
GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. 

All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. 
The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. 
In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. 
GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

Preference will be given to candidates in line with the GSK SA and GSK Consumer Healthcare Equity Plan.


CLICK HERE TO APPLY

East Coast Radio Internship Opportunities 2017

East Coast Radio has highly exciting opportunities available! We are searching for five interns to join our vibrant and dynamic team on a 12-month internship programme. A basic stipend will be paid for the duration of the programme.

Please read the requirements carefully. 

We have the following internships:

News internship

  • Requirements: Grade 12, degree/diploma in journalism or relevant work experience/studying towards a degree or diploma. Exceptional writing skills. Social media awareness. Computer literacy. Drivers licence 
Music internship
  • Requirements: Grade 12, degree/diploma in media studies or related field or studying towards a degree or diploma. Some work experience at a radio station, retail radio environment or in the music business. Computer literacy. Drivers licence (preferable)
Programming internship
  • Requirements: Grade 12, degree/diploma in media studies or related field or studying towards a degree or diploma. Some work experience at a radio station in the online/social media space. Understanding and experience of social media. Computer literacy. Drivers licence (preferable). 
Sales internship

  • Requirements: Grade 12, degree/diploma in marketing, sales or related field or studying towards a degree or diploma. At least one year of general administrative or relevant experience. Computer literacy. Drivers licence. 
HR internship
  • Requirements: Grade 12, degree/diploma in human resources or related field or studying towards a degree or diploma. Computer Literacy. Exceptional people skills
Please indicate which internship you are applying for on the subject line.

Should you not receive a response within 21 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Remuneration: Basic salary 
Location: Durban, Umhlanga
Job level: Junior

Send your cover letter and CV to hr@ecr.co.za

Primedia Broadcasting Internship Opportunities 2017

Primedia Broadcasting is a subsidiary of the South African media group Primedia, headquartered in Sandton, Johannesburg. It currently operates 4 radio stations and the Eyewitness News service.

Primedia Broadcasting has internship vacancies for graduates in the fields of Copywriting, Web Design, Marketing / PR and Broadcast Engineering (e.g Electrical Engineering Light Current).
The internship will run for 12 months from February 2017. Interns will receive a monthly stipend (allowance) for the duration of their placement.
Primedia Broadcasting is the home of premium regional radio stations 947, 702, KFM and CapeTalk, award-winning national news brand EWN, as well as the active citizenry initiative Lead SA. It represents big brands, big personalities and attracts lucrative audiences.
How to apply
If you are as passionate about connecting with South Africans as we are, and you are excited at the prospect of growing your skill at one of the country’s leading media companies, send your application to Broadcastingcv1@primedia.co.za by Friday 20th January 2017. Your application must include a clear copy of your ID, Matric Certificate, Post-Matric Certificate and your CV.

Suitable candidates will be selected in accordance with Primedia Broadcasting’s Employment Equity Policy. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful
Via – Primedia