Friday, 24 February 2017

General Graduate Trainee at Pennypinchers 2017

Steinbuild is the Southern African operations building material division of Steinhoff International. SteinBuild’s retail activities expands to 104 outlets throughout Southern Africa.

Our branches are located in major centres in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Botswana and are managed as either corporate, joint venture or franchise stores.

SteinBuild’s brands serve the full spectrum of the construction industry, including the residential, commercial and industrial markets, and enjoy the custom of professional and private developers, project managers, building contractors, builders, plumbers, electricians, joiners, cabinet-makers, tilers, roofing specialists, owner-builders and home improvers.

An exciting opportunity for a BCom General Graduate!

Are you recently qualified and struggling to get your foot in the door?

Are you looking for workplace experience?

If your answers to these questions are yes , then this is the opportunity for you.

The graduate will be given a 12 month internship contract with a well-known retailer based in Cape Town International Airport. This valuable work place experience opportunity will prepare you for future careers opportunities.

Minimum requirements:
  • Graduates must be qualified with a BCom General
  • Must be South African citizen
  • No work experience is required
Any of the following skills will be an advantage:
  • Good Excel skills
  • Computer knowledge (MS Office)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning / organizing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines
Please e-mail CV to: coastalrecruitment@steinbuild.com OR fax : 087 237 2092

Closing date: 24 th February 2017

Location: Cape Town

Position Reference Number: REQ00606

Notes: Please quote the above position reference number on all correspondence relating to this position.

STEINBUILD reserves the right not to fill all vacancies and appointments will be made in support of the Group’s employment equity strategy.

Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants. Should you not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Marketing Internship at Business Positioning Systems 2017

Business Positioning Systems (BPS) is a leading location-based search agency head-quartered in South Africa. 



Formed in 2007 to commercialise Point of Interest data listings on navigation devices, BPS went on to launch a number of location media solutions in the market. 

BPS now focuses on increasing client's local search visibility across digital platforms such as Google, TomTom and Here maps, along with other curated and trusted directories such as Zomato and Trip Advisor. 

The company has unrivaled expertise on a global scale in Google Places/My Business Optimisation, also known as Local SEO.

The internship position focuses on:
All digital mapping or location based platforms
  • Intensive data cleansing
  • POI data management 
Google My Business Optimisation (Local SEO) including:
  • Uploading locations onto Google My Business
  • Optimisation of listings including meeting predetermined targets for growth in impressions and clicks
  • General technical maintenance and upkeep of the platform
  • Implementing local SEO techniques;
  • Campaign management
  • Reputational management
  • Monthly reporting

Requirements

  • Matric qualification is a pre-requisite for candidates
  • Proficient on the entire Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Own transportation required

Advantageous

  • Diploma/degree (or studying towards) in the marketing sphere will be an advantage
  • Knowledge or experience in the SEO field

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving experience
  • Passionate about new media and the marketing sphere
  • Be a self-starter, i.e. able to work independently and collaboratively in a team
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Tech savvy
  • Punctual and professional attitude
Send your cover letter and CV to Shani Marsh: shani@bpsystemsonline.com

Closing Date: 4 March 2017. No late applications will be accepted. 

Pyrotec Apprenticeship Programme 2017

An exciting new opportunity has opened up at Pyrotec in Cape Town. Pyrotec is a privately owned South African company specialising in a comprehensive range of coding and labelling equipment, on-pack informational and promotional devices, services that can detect and combat counterfeit activities, self-adhesive and hardware products for offices and homes as well as a range of kids craft activities.


The company seeks an Artisan Assistant for a CHALLENGING apprenticeship position to assist in the Engineering department.

You will be required to do your apprenticeship and work. You will be required to be at college 3 months of the year, you will be paid while you are at college.

We are looking for an ambitious individual who is up for the challenge, who wants to further their career and most importantly wants to learn!!! Please ONLY apply if Millwright or fitting and turning is of interest to you/or your passion.

Requirements:
  • Matriculation Certificate – With maths and science
  • Computer Literacy
  • Technical skills
Core Competencies:
  • Aptitude for technical application
  • Ahigh level of accuracy
  • Analytical thinking
  • Capable of working in a pressurised environment
Duties:
Assisting with the servicing and maintenance and installations of labelling and coding machinery or as required.

Should you feel that you are the ideal candidate, please email your CV and a 5 line motivational letter as to why you think you should be the successful candidate to employment@pyrotec.co.za.

When applying please quote the job title and reference number (PYRO053W) in the subject line.

Via – Pyrotec

Finance Graduate Opportunity at CTICC 2017

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) seeks a Finance graduate to join its team for a period of one year (Ref: 05/2017).


The main purpose of this position is to render administrative support to the Finance Manager and Finance Department.

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is so much more than just another convention centre. An exceptional centre requires exceptional staff and the culture of the CTICC is one of teamwork, recognition, personal accountability, and service excellence.

We understand that it is only our people who make us the success we are and, as a result, we make every effort to ensure that we recruit talented, qualified and enthusiastic team players, who are able to embrace our values, fit in with our culture and recognise the value of hard work in a dynamic exciting environment.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Administrative support to the Financial Manager and Finance Department in terms of the tasks and activities associated with Logistical arrangements, The rendering of these tasks and activities require a high level of confidentiality
  • Distribution of reports
  • Ad-Hoc Duties as and when required
Requirements:
  • Bcomm Degree in Finance NQF Level 7 is required
  • Demonstrated ability to function under work and time pressure
  • Self-discipline, sound interpersonal relations regarding clients and colleagues, punctual and sound health
  • Must be computer literate and proficient with all MS applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to collate, update and maintain information necessitating the application of interpretative skills and understanding general clerical procedures
  • Communication and Writing Skill must be exceptional, both written and verbal. Engagement at all levels would be required
  • Good attention to detail

Kindly submit confidential applications to the Human Resources Department before 09 March 2017 or email recruitment@cticc.co.za, clearly indicating the position applying for.

The CTICC is committed to Employment Equity and particularly welcomes applications from suitably qualified Historically Disadvantaged Individuals (HDI’s). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Via – Cape Town International Convention Centre

SANCOB Internship Opportunity 2017

SANCCOB provides a 24/7 rescue service for sick and injured seabirds and abandoned chicks. We respond to oil spill disasters along the South African coastline.



The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) – a leading seabird conservation organisation, seeks to employ a Procurement and Logistics Intern to join their energetic and dedicated team in Table View, Cape Town.

The successful applicant will assist the Procurement and Inventory Officer to manage and control all stock and supplies, including sourcing, purchasing and receiving in a controlled and responsible manner, ensuring maximum savings and financial efficiency for the organisation. A monthly stipend of R2000.00 will be given to intern.

Reporting to the Procurement & Inventory Officer, the Intern will be responsible for he following:
  • Procurement:
    • Assist with sourcing stock and supplies, and arranging efficient delivery
    • Placing stock orders
    • Assist with regulating major suppliers and establishing a vendor master file
  • Stock control:
    • Ensure that all stock is duly received and accounted for
    • Assist in maintaining stock control
  • Logistics:
    • Assist with providing logistic support for all projects and operations at SANCCOB
    • Assist with maintaining company vehicles and controlling usage
  • Other:
    • Assisting with general administration and reception duties
    • Assisting the finance team with
Requirements

This position will be best suited to a Procurement & Stock Control student or recent graduate who seeks to gain practical experience.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable proof of the following:
  • Computer literacy with advanced Word and Excel skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Strong numeric skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Please forward CV (max 3 pages) and a letter of motivation to volunteers@sanccob.co.za, Attention Volunteer Coordinator.

Deadline for applications: 08 March 2017

Via – SANCCOB

Management Trainee Programme at Givaudan 2017

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over.



With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’.

The Company achieved sales of CHF 4.7 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 80 locations, the company has more than 10,000 employees worldwide.

Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment?

Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come and join Givaudan, a global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances – and impact your world.

The Givaudan Management Trainee Program is established to develop trainees for future management positions in key business areas such as Sales or Marketing.

You will participate in a 18 month program that combines structured learning and development with on-the-job training and project management opportunities in several departments at Givaudan South Afirca.

This programme is ideal for graduates/post graduates with some professional experience during or after studies.

In this exciting role you will be given assignments with the objective of building your business understanding and cultivating your business skills and competencies.

The broad structure will be:
  • During the 1.5 year program, you will undergo 3 assignments of 6 months duration each
  • Of the 3 assignments, one assignment might be outside South Africa
  • When you successfully complete the program, you will continue your career in Givaudan South Africa (Fragrance) as a Sales/Marketing professional, and apply your learning to our challenging business opportunities.
Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like Givaudan, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships.

Requirements
  • Bachelor degree or Master degree from reputable institute (Chemistry, Marketing or Business Administration desirable)
  • Result oriented personality with superior communication and communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work in a multicultural environment
  • Relevant Internship / Part Time work experience highly preferred
  • Capacity to learn and develop continuously
  • Curious mind
  • Self-motivated
  • Structured and creative approach to work
  • Passion for unique and artistic environment of leading global Fragrance House
Location: Johannesburg 


CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Oudtshoorn Municipality Graduate Programme 2017

The Greater Oudtshoorn area is nestled at the foot of the Swartberg Mountains in the heart of the Little Karoo region, Western Cape, South Africa.



It is defined as a semi-desert area with a unique and sensitive natural environment. It was once the indigenous home of the Koi-San people and the rock paintings on the walls of the caves in the surrounding area sends a message that survival in this area requires respect for the natural environment.

Oudtshoorn Local Municipality includes the towns of Oudtshoorn, De Rust and Dysselsdorp and is situated in the heart of the Little Karoo in the Western Cape. The Municipality strives to provide the best possible services and facilities to its residents, business community, industries, hospitality and tourism sector.

Oudtshoorn Municipality in partnership with the Department of Local Government: Western Cape is proud to present skills development opportunities for graduate youth permanently residing in the Oudtshoorn municipal area.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Successfully completed Degree or National diploma within the last three years (2014 – 2016) at an accredited tertiary institution with attached proof (where applicable)
  • Be a South African Citizen
  • The applicant must reside within the municipal area
FIELD OF STUDY TO BE OFFERED AS GRADUATE INTERNSHIP
  • Spatial and Regional Planning
  • Human Resource Management/Development
  • Risk Management
  • Public Administration
  • Environmental Health Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Strategic and Regional Planning
  • Policy Development and Research
  • Law
  • Information and Communication Technology.

Closing Date: 10 March 2017

Salary: Stipend: R4 989.00 per month

Application form accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of qualifications and identity document (not older than three months) must be submitted and directed to:  Mr. R.S. Claassen, HR Manager: Development & Transformation, Human Resources Department, Oudtshoorn Municipality, Voortrekker Road, Oudtshoorn, 6620.

Candidates must be willing to be subjected to an interview and written assessment.

Please Note: Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification. If you have not been contacted within 30 working days after the closing date of this advertisement, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. Curriculum Vitae’s will not be returned. Council reserves the right not to make an appointment. No applications sent via email or faxed will be considered.

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Graduate Opportunity at the Lion Match Company 2017

Established over 100 years ago, The Lion Match Company (Pty) Ltd has developed some of South Africa’s favourite home-care and lifestyle brands.



From our iconic and nationally cherished Lion Safety Matches through to our growing range of personal grooming products, coupled with our leading home and personal-care capabilities, we have succeeded in assembling an impressive array of brand names and products.

In support of our growth and development, we took ownership of Nkunzi Unsgaard as well as Beige Holdings Ltd in 2012, housing these acquisitions and capabilities under the umbrella of The Lion Match Company (Pty) Ltd. This strategic decision cemented our position as a top industry contender in the FMCG arena.

With our continued effort in research and development, we perpetually strive to improve our product formulations and technology to ensure that products are reliable and set at an optimum level of performance. This dedication has been the cornerstone of retaining our exceptional household status of product excellence.

We are looking for an Industrial engineer OR Manufacturing engineer focusing on improving productivity and efficiency.

An opportunity exists for a dynamic Industrial Engineering OR Manufacturing engineer graduate within one of the largest and oldest proudly South African Branded Manufacturing Company.

The opportunity will expose a young graduate to upskill themselves and have on the job training. The successful candidates will also gain an understanding of Operations within the group and adhere to legislative and company policies.

Skills and experience:
• Industrial Engineering Degree.
• Strong computer literacy.
• Willingness to Learn
• Well-spoken,
• Quick-thinking,
• Flexible,
• Goal driven and intelligent high achievers with a desire to contribute to a better future!


Remuneration: Negotiable
Location: Johannesburg, Newtown
Duration: 6 – 12 months


Candidates can send a cover letter and a copy of a personal CV to the following email address: leandral@lionmatch.co.za.

Closing date: - 24/02/2017. No late applications will be accepted. 

Marketing Internship at OLX 2017

We are looking for a dynamic, self-starter, talented, creative and motivated Marketing Intern in our great office in Cape Town.



Your opportunity…
As an online business, we’re super focused on using the best and latest technologies and processes to make sure we’re working smart, but also having fun. You will work with the marketing team, designing creative content for various channels and projects.

...at OLX
At OLX we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies.

This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

...at OLX Group
At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies.

This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

Why OLX Group?
The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?
  • Creating, executing and monitoring a content plan for social media platforms
  • Demonstrating content planning and optimisation based on data
  • Ongoing analysis of OLX blog and newsletter
  • Weekly analysis of mobile app & web performance from blog & newsletter
  • Writing newsletter briefs and managing the workflow among key stakeholders
  • Publishing and growing the OLX blog audience
  • Leveraging social media against 3rd parties/OLX vertical partners
  • Managing a database of influencers for potential campaigns
  • Brainstorming campaign ideas with marketing team
  • Supporting Performance Marketing Specialist with data analysis
  • Managing relationship with OLX followers on all owned social channels.
  • Supporting customer service team with addressing queries from social channels.
What will you need to be successful?
  • Highly motivated
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Comfortable talking with people across different levels
  • Organised
  • Outspoken
  • Creative
  • Great at executing tasks
  • Loves problem solving
  • Post-grads preferred with some relevant work experience
  • Able to use Microsoft Suite, Google Docs and generally comfortable with technology
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to make data-driven decisions
What can you expect from us and what do we offer?
  • Get experience in a highly professional, but agile environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Real responsibility from Day One (no making staff coffee or filing here!)
  • Share your own ideas and get the chance to run with some of them
  • Learn from some of the best in the industry
  • This is a paid internship and you’ll get to work from our offices in Cape Town (you’ll love the biscuit and sweet jars)
Tell us the great things about you.

Include information about:
  • Your degree
  • Details of previous work experience
  • Writing portfolio (if available)

We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

Digital Media Intern at Divicii International 2017

Divicii International is a leading digital company that strives to achieve innovation with creative forward thinking.

We specialise in a range of services from campaign management, product development, strategic consulting, content creation and social media campaigns.



We have a passionate team of digital marketers, digital designers and problem solvers who spend their time conceptualising, creating and collaborating together in order to empower the digital marketplace in every way possible.

We are looking for a go-getter person that loves all things digital, wants to learn as much as possible and that we can train and develop into a kick-ass digital media buyer.

The right candidate does not need a specific qualification to qualify for the job, but rather the right attitude.

What they must have though is drive, to learn as much as possible, be able to apply what they have been taught, and more than anything, a deep desire to learn from hands-on experience while educating themselves on the subject matter.

You will need to learn to do the following:
  • Build, manage and report on campaigns across social media ad networks.
  • Ensure creative team is briefed on creative requirements for campaigns. 
  • Maintain media plans including changes, budgeting, execution, reporting, optimisation and billing. 
  • Stay on top of industry standards and new media tools/opportunities that may support new ways to reach targets. 
  • Investigate and utilise information as per research. 
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with internal teams, service providers and agencies. 
  • Analyse web metrics, provide campaign reports to internal stakeholders, and recommend optimisations, when appropriate, to improve campaign performance. 
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements

  • A hunger to learn everything digital related.
  • Ability to handle pressure and stress in real time.
  • Able to work at a fast pace in order to take advantage of industry developments.
  • Highly analytical and data-driven.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Negotiating skills.
  • Must have a working understanding of Microsoft Excel.
  • Affinity for logical thinking and numbers. 
  • A strong sense of accountability and responsibility. 
  • Pride in your work. 
  • An ability to focus on the smallest details. 
  • Stamina to consistently see multiple tasks through to completion simultaneously.
  • Capacity for proactive problem-solving - if you don’t know the answer, go and find it. 
  • Understanding of digital customer journeys and experiences. 

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Fun.
  • Thick skin.
  • Deadline-driven.
  • Able to work well with other people.
  • Likeable.

Remuneration: negotiable Basic salary
Location: Johannesburg, Bryanston, Sandton
Job level: Student
Own transport required: Yes
Type: Permanent
Reference: #divintern

Send your cover letter and CV to jobs@divicii.com.

Operations Management Internship at Steinbuild 2017

Steinbuild is the Southern African operations building material division of Steinhoff International. SteinBuild’s retail activities expands to 104 outlets throughout Southern Africa.



Our branches are located in major centres in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Botswana and are managed as either corporate, joint venture or franchise stores.

SteinBuild’s brands serve the full spectrum of the construction industry, including the residential, commercial and industrial markets, and enjoy the custom of professional and private developers, project managers, building contractors, builders, plumbers, electricians, joiners, cabinet-makers, tilers, roofing specialists, owner-builders and home improvers.

An exciting opportunity for a Graduate!

Are you recently qualified and struggling to get your foot in the door?

Are you looking for workplace experience?

If your answers to these questions are yes , then this is the opportunity for you.

The graduate will be given a 12 month internship contract with a well-known large retailer. This valuable work place experience opportunity will prepare you for future careers opportunities.

Qualified graduates are needed in the following areas (only National Diploma and BTech/BCom Degrees):

Operations Management

Minimum requirements:
Graduates must be qualified with a National Diploma or BTech in the past 12 – 24 months

Must be South African citizens

No work experience is required

Any of the following skills will be an advantage:

Computer knowledge (MS Office)

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Attention to detail

Planning / organizing skills

Ability to work under pressure

Ability to meet deadlines

Please e-mail internal application form and / or CV to: coastalrecruitment@steinbuild.com OR fax : 087 237 2092

Closing date: 25 February 2017

Position Reference Number: REQ0606


Notes: Please quote the above position reference number on all correspondence relating to this position. STEINBUILD reserves the right not to fill all vacancies and appointments will be made in support of the Group’s employment equity strategy. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants. Should you not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Health24 Internship Opportunity 2017

About Us Media24 is a leading media company in Africa with interests in digital media, newspapers, magazines, printing, distribution, book publishing, job classifieds and ecommerce.


Media24’s digital media division, 24.com, is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile and applications. 24.com is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities.

As South Africa’s largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 16 million local unique browsers monthly.

Media24 is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.

The successful Health24 intern will gain technical experience working with HTML, Photoshop and our database-driven content management system.

In addition, he or she will acquire more journalistic skills, including writing headlines and summaries and sharpening his or her news judgment.

The internship is intended to teach the skills used by a content producer for Health24.com. This on-the-job training will expose interns to how news judgments are made and how the plans for larger enterprise take shape.

As the internship progresses, interns can expect to contribute more and more to the coverage. Candidates will preferably know some HTML and Photoshop and have a demonstrated interest in journalism and a familiarity with Health24.com.

Minimum Requirements 


The applicant must be a junior, senior or graduate student at the time the application is submitted, but may have graduated before beginning the internship.

Skills & Competencies
- Excellent English written skills
- Sub editing skills
- Copy tasting skills
- Basic photo editing skills
- Keen eye for detail
- Willing to learn
- Ability to work to deadline
- Enjoy engaging with people online
- Flexible and proactive
- Fast learner
- Able to handle responsibility without continuous direction.

Duties & Responsibilities 
- Load articles in the appropriate sections on the website
- Localise international articles
- Perform routine maintenance tasks on legacy content on the website.
- Update content
-Research and write for Health24 YourHealth portal.
- Research and write for syndicated content.
- Image sourcing
- Sourcing and building of medical expert database.

Closing Date: 27 February 2017


CLICK HERE TO APPLY