Monday, 26 June 2017

PhD Internship Opportunity at CeSTII 2017

The Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) is a specialist research centre within the Human Sciences Research Council that is dedicated to producing policy relevant research and statistical analysis in the domain of science, technology and innovation.


CeSTII has a vision to be a thought and practice leader, as well as, an acknowledged site of excellence in its field and aims to consolidate its position as a value-adding component of South Africa’s national innovation system.

To this end, the leadership of CeSTII with the full support of the Executive team and Board of the HSRC, is embarking on a recruitment strategy that will build on the existing strong team and excellent reputation by expanding to include specialists in the area of science, technology and innovation policy as well as economic development and other social science disciplines.

The Centre is also placing more attention on project and programme management and strengthening its performance culture and will be recruiting persons with skills, training and experience in those areas.

3 year contract

CeSTII seeks to appoint one PhD Intern for a period of three years. This position is being re-advertised and applicants who have previously applied need not resubmit an application.

The Internship Programme in the HSRC is meant to provide the successful candidates with an opportunity to further develop their research expertise by working with subject experts and project specialists. The internship experience is intensive and requires mature individuals who are able to work independently as well as in a team.  The successful individuals will be required to balance day to day duties and responsibilities in CeSTII and the HSRC with PhD related work and complete their thesis within 3 years. Time is set aside for this purpose.

Key responsibilities will include:

•    Working as required on all aspects of the national R&D survey, Innovation survey, other projects, and analysis of resultant survey and other data;
•    Writing reports, fact sheets and policy briefs from survey work and other projects;
•    Making demonstrable progress towards the achievement of a Doctoral degree;
•    Producing peer reviewed research articles that appear in accredited journals;
•    Writing up research results for workshops/conferences/presentations;
•    Developing own personal academic competencies through formal and informal training activities;
•    Compilation of all specific duties and deliverables assigned in an individual performance based contract.

Key requirements:

•    Applicants must be in possession of a Master’s degree in a field closely related to the study of science, technology, innovation and development, and should be registered for, or about to register for, a PhD with a registered South African University;
•    Experience in and understanding of the concepts of the National System of Innovation will be an added advantage;
•    Sound knowledge of data management and data analysis or statistical skills will be very advantageous.
•    A sound academic record;
•    Two – three years’ experience in the preparation of research reports and manuscripts for publication, whilst having peer reviewed articles in recognized journals will be advantageous;
•    Experience in communicating survey findings at conferences; 
•    Curiosity, enthusiasm and interest in a research career that includes working with statistics and data analysis;
•    Ability to work independently and in a team environment, good communication and leadership skills are required;
•    Proficiency in or working experience with some or all of the following programmes:  MS Access, Excel, Word, SPSS, STATA;

The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications: In your application, please include 1)a letter of motivation indicating the position you are applying for, 2)your CV, 3) a copy of current earnings on a cost-to-company basis if applicable 4) a one-page outline of your PhD thesis or proposed PhD thesis, 5) a copy of your academic transcripts  as well as 6) the names of three contactable referees (with telephone, fax and e-mail contact details).


The HSRC will only consider applications that include the above requirements. Applicants may be required to undertake a written exercise in the competencies required for the position.

Please submit your application to recruitment@hsrc.ac.za or deliver your application to the HSRC, Merchant House, 116 – 118 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town.   Please indicate the reference number “PhD Intern CeSTII 06/2017” in the subject line; applications that do not adhere to this, will not be considered.

Enquiries and not applications may be directed to Dr Nazeem Mustapha via email a nmustapha@hsrc.ac.za

The HSRC is committed to accelerating the improvement in the proportion of its South African senior managers, research leaders and support staff who are black, female or disabled.


Closing date:  5 July 2017.  We encourage applicants to submit prior to that date.  Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only applicants who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of their applications.

THE HSRC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO NOT MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

APPLICATIONS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Master’s Research Internship Opportunity at HSRC 2017

The HIV, AIDS, STIs and TB (HAST) programme within the HSRC employs a multi-disciplinary group of social scientists and public health specialists who conduct numerous empirical and policy-related studies each year, many of which are donor-funded.



The HAST research programme specializes in research on the social determinants of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and tuberculosis. The research strives to address these health problems at their source, namely, at both the social and population levels. It also includes social aspects of delivery models for biomedical interventions in order to optimise delivery of interventions.

One of the four units in HAST is known as the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance (SAHARA). SAHARA specializes in research on the social determinants of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and tuberculosis. The mission of SAHARA is to bring together key partners (civil society, donor and international organizations, researchers, policy makers, and people living with HIV and AIDS) to influence policy and responses through the production and dissemination of evidence-based research on the social aspects of HIV/AIDS.  It has three regional offices (i.e. West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa).

Port Elizabeth based – 2 year contract

The Master’s Research Internship in the HSRC is meant to provide the successful candidates with an opportunity to further develop their research expertise by working with subject experts and project specialists. The research internship experience is intensive and seeks mature individuals who are able to work independently as well as in a team. While appointees will be exposed to a wide variety of project-related research, they will be expected to complete their thesis within two years. Time is set aside for this purpose.

The SAHARA Core Office which is based in Port Elizabeth is looking to hire a Master’s Research Intern for a period of 2 years. The successful candidate will be based in the HSRC’s Port Elizabeth office in the Eastern Cape.

In addition to being registered at a recognised South African university and currently working on their degrees, or eligible for registration at a recognised South African university, research interns are required to participate in all aspects of the research process as they work with other staff on different research projects.

Key Responsibilities:
Among other duties, they will participate in the following activities under supervision:
• Participation in the conceptualisation and execution of research projects;
• Participation in the formulation of research questions and writing proposals;
• Assisting with the submission of research proposals for ethical review;
• Collection and analysis of data;
• Writing up of research results, research reports and manuscripts for publication;
• Presenting at conferences;
• Management or supervision of research project activities.

Key Requirements:
•    Applicants must be in possession of a relevant Honours degree in the social and   human sciences, or in epidemiology, demography and related disciplines;
•    Applicants must be registered for the appropriate higher degree either with a recognised South African or other university;
•    A sound grounding in research methods will be a strong recommendation;
•    Requisite computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, SPSS, STATA, ATLAS-ti);
•    Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines.

Preference will be given to applicants who:
•    are in possession of a valid and unendorsed driver’s license;
•    have with an interest in community based research;
•    are willing to work after hours and over weekends and in communities.



The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience. Successful candidate will be required to work a flexible 40-hour week. From time to time the incumbent may be required to work beyond these hours.

APPLICATIONS: In your application, please include 1) a letter of motivation indicating the position applied for and your suitability for the position, 2) your current CV, 3) details of three recent referees (with telephone, fax and e-mail contact details) 4) a one-page outline of your Master’s thesis or proposed thesis, as well as 5) an example of recent academic work (not exceeding 8000 words). Please indicate the reference number MI/SAHARA/06/2017 in the subject line.

Please send your applications to recruitment@hsrc.ac.za  or deliver your application to the HSRC, Merchant House, 116 – 118 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town.



Please indicate the reference number SAHARA MIntern 06/2017 in the subject line; applications that do not adhere to this, will not be considered. For further information about the HSRC or the post please consult our website (www.hsrc.ac.za). 

Closing date for applications is 5 July 2017.  We encourage applicants to apply before this date.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 2 months from the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of the interview.

The HSRC reserves the right not to make an appointment.

APPLICATIONS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Beauty Bulletin Internship Opportunity 2017

Beauty Bulletin is looking for a dynamic, digital savvy and self-driven female individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to join the team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the digital space.


The digital intern will report to and work closely with the managing editor. The ideal candidate should be an excellent writer with a thorough understanding of social media.

Our company is Beauty Bulletin www.beautybulletin.com.

We are a small team based in Cape Town and therefore require an all-rounder intern with a can-do attitude that can work on all elements including:
  • Liaising and engaging with community members, bloggers and influencers on a daily basis - emailing and phoning.
  • Writing reviews and product listings including SEO, mailers and newsletters.
  • Handling product review club administration.
  • Assisting with campaigns and any other ad hoc duties.
  • Assisting with creating final reports from social media and community.
  • Assisting with social media creating relevant, highly shareable content for all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest).
  • Assist with growing the community and researching for key influencers in the digital world.
Requirements
  • Formal marketing/PR/English qualifications.
  • Excellent proofing and writing skills.
  • Very PC and digitally literate. 
  • Attention to detail.
  • Very organised with a systematic approach - ability to keep track of workflow.
  • Excellent spoken English.
  • Must be able to work independently and quickly. 
Personal skills/attributes
  • Confident - must be able to pick up the phone and talk to clients in a professional manner.
  • Must demonstrate initiative.
  • High level of responsibility.
  • Ability to engage and work within a team
This is a six-month contract which will suit a graduate looking to develop their skills and gain insights into the digital marketing world.


Please send your cover letter and CV to lori@beautybulletin.com and include a photo of yourself. Applications without a photo won't be considered.

Swiss Re Group Graduate Opportunity 2017

This is your opportunity to join Swiss Re Group - one of the world's leading wholesale providers of reinsurance, insurance and other innovative forms of insurance-based risk transfer. 



Our business at Swiss Re is about understanding and analysing the major risks that concern the world - from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. 

We combine experience with expertise and innovative thinking to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. And we enable the risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. This is only possible with around 10,000 truly exceptional Swiss Re people across our group worldwide.

 About the role
The graduates@ swissre programme gives you the unique opportunity to join the exciting world of reinsurance and offers you exceptional training along your chosen development track.  Over an 18 - month period you will receive on-the-job training in your role, as well as attend a significant number of training days in our headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

The programme combines general business learning modules and specific technical modules allowing you to develop a well-rounded curriculum including analytical, communication and leadership skills development linked to Swiss Re's corporate principles and strategy. Additionally, you will undertake a 16-20 week job rotation and will meet and interact with people from different countries, with varying backgrounds and different professional experiences.

You will be supporting the Regional manager in maintaining and developing client relationships in the Southern Africa market in order to gain new reinsurance business and to see product development opportunities. You will learn about Swiss Re's standard but also cutting edge reinsurance products, which you and your international cross functional team have to market. You will meet SRe's clients and become an accepted discussion partner for them. With your excellent interpersonal and analytical skills you understand the needs of Swiss Re's clients and deliver solutions in the best possible way. You support renewal discussion with the aim to beat our ambitious plan. You will excel in your Graduate related tasks and use your insights gained during your various training phases and rotations in the best way to support your home base.

About the team
The Southern Africa Property & Casualty (P&C) team is responsible for the development and profitability of our various product lines.

We identify, analyze and monitor key business drivers and develop new products and solutions to close the protection gap and to support the growth of the reinsruance business in Southern Africa.



About You
  • Successfully completed university degree, Master or Phd preferred  
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to focus on details, without losing track of the bigger picture
  • Strong interest in/ motivation to learn about re/insurance
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work in a global and multicultural environment
  • Mature & self-confident; ability to collaborate and interact with clients, business partners and senior colleagues
  • Capacity to readily adapt to a changing and dynamic environment
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial personality
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint)



Preference will be given to designated applicants as per the employment equity act

City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality Apprenticeship 2017

Are you eager to become an Artisan? Be part of apprenticeship scheme at the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. You will be equipped with the know-how and work-integrated learning to succeed in today’s highly competitive and challenging job market.



The City Of Tshwane is the metropolitan municipality that forms the local government of northern Gauteng Province, South Africa.

The Municipality offers quality training and accredited in-service training in the following trades:
  • Electricity
  • Boilermaking
  • Vehicle Mechanics
  • Welding
  • Fitting and Turning
What you need:
  • You will need at least an N2 Certificate with Mathematics, Science and relevant trade theory.
  • You must furthermore be enthusiastic about an artisan career and devoted to the training.


Preference will be given to applicants who are in possession of an N2 qualification, particularly previously disadvantaged individuals and women.

Closing date is 30 June 2017 at 12:00

Applicants must submit:
  • A curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Certified copies of all school qualifications as well as any other relevant qualifications.
Please hand deliver your detailed CV and all other relevant documents to: Human Resource Management, One-stop Services Centre, Mezzanine Level, Bothongo Plaza West Building, 271 Francis Baard Street, Pretoria OR post them to: Corporate and Shared Services Department, Tshwane Leadership and Management Academy, PO Box 440, Pretoria 0001, for attention of the Executive Director.

NB: No faxed, electronic or late applications will be accepted.

Please accept that your application was unsuccessful if you haven’t been contacted within three months of the closing date of this advertisement.

Enquiries: Mr A Thifhulufhelwi (012 358 7514), Ms E Kolobe (012 358 4125), Ms M Manotwane (012 358 0963)

Via – City Of Tshwane

Government Printing Works Internship Opportunity 2017

Government Printing Works is contributing towards skills development by providing unemployed youth with opportunities to be trained in the printing environment through apprenticeship programme.



Applications are invited from all candidates who are between t he ages of 18 – 35 who would like to participate in the apprenticeship programme to obtain an accredited qualification as Artisans in the Printing Industry.

Electronic Originator  /  Graphic Design [x2]Ref No: GPW17 / 26
Special Products Continuous Stationery [x2]Ref No: GPW17 / 27
Webfed Printing Rotary Offset: Web – fed  [x3]Ref No: GPW17 / 28
 Web fed Printing Sheet – fed Lithography [x2]Ref No: GPW17 / 29
Sheet – fed Printing Finishing Mechanized Soft – cover and Hard – cover Operations  [x7]Ref No: GPW17 / 30
Bookbinding Maintenance Printer’s Mechanic and Printer’s electrician [x2]Ref No: GPW17 / 31

REQUIREMENTS

Application must be in the possession of a Senior Certificate  /  Grade 12 or equivalent qualification, and can apply for the following trades: Important note: All apprentice will be allocated a mentor and will be stationed in PRETORIA.

Successful candidates will be offered a three – year contract in line with the SETA requirements to prepare them successfully for both theory and practical until they complete a trade test and receive their qualification.


Shortlisted candidates must be available for the interviews and competency assessment on a date that will be determine d by the Government Printing Works.

All Apprentices will be required to sign an Agreement with GPW for the duration determined by GPW.

How To Apply

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department) and must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z.83.

A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and certified copies of qualifications and ID must be attached. The Government Printing Works reserves the right to fill or not fill the above – mentioned posts. General information: Short listed candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determine by the Government Printing Works.

Successful candidates may be subjected t o competency assessment and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration.



If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria or Private Bag X85, Pretoria 0001, FOR ATTENTION : Ms. M. Mbokane, Human Resources, Tel no: 012 748 6271.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Dericht Nicklin, tel . (012) 748 – 6275

Royal HaskoningDHV Graduate Programme 2017

As an independent, transnational engineering and project management consultancy, our overarching ambition is to enhance society together. We work with our clients to deliver complex and innovative projects in South Africa and world-wide.



At Royal HaskoningDHV we believe that we owe our success to our people.  We offer a challenging and collaborative work environment and afford our people the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Our shared company values are Brightness, Integrity, Team spirit and Excellence (BrITE). Our people continually strive for excellence and our teams are committed to delivering client and company goals. We are diverse and inclusive in our thinking and value the unique skills and abilities that individuals bring.

Entry level internship opportunities exist for 3 Graduate Civil Engineers in the Msunduzi (Pietermaritzburg) and/or Umhlanga (Durban) offices of the Transport and Planning Business Unit in KwaZulu-Natal. This is a graduate training programme for 12 months.

Main Responsibilities

  • Surveying;
  • Material testing and investigation;
  • Road assessment for rehab / reseal projects;
  • Producing designs;
  • Producing construction drawings; 
  • Documentation on projects including tenders;
  • Site supervision during construction phase;
  • Contract administration;
  • Provide assistance to Senior Engineers as required.


Qualifications

  • BSc Civil Engineering degree completed; 
  • Must have a strong academic record with an average minimum passing mark of 65%; 
  • Unemployed South African citizens aged between 18 and 35 years;
  • No experience required;
  • Applicants who have already participated in any internship programme will not be considered; 
  • Knowledge of MS Office package.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Willingness to learn;
  • Result oriented;
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player;
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • Good personal time management; 
  • Able to adapt to working environment;
  • Conscientious and self-disciplined.
Close Date: 2017/06/28


CLICK HERE TO APPLY

SACE Graduate Opportunities 2017

SACE is the professional council for educators, that aims to enhance the status of the teaching profession through appropriate Registration, management of Professional Development and inculcation of a Code of Ethics for all educators.



SACE’s vision is to promote professionalism amongst all educators in South Africa, by ensuring that its services are easily accessible, continuously empowering through development, ensuring commitment to the profession and adherence to the ethos of education as enshrined in the South African constitution.

The South African Council for Educators (SACE) is inviting suitable graduates who have completed their studies at institutions of higher learning and students who require experiental training to obtain their qualification to obtain their qualification to participate in an internship programme.

The programme is 12 months with effect from the date of appointment.

Interested and qualifying graduates that are currently unemployed are invited to apply.

Legal and Ethics Administration Grad / Intern [x1]
  • Matric, Diploma / Degree in Law
  • Computer Literacy
Ref No: L&E001
Financial Management Grad / Intern [x1]
  • Matric, Diploma /Degree in Finance
  • Computer Literacy
Ref No: FIN003
Registration Administration Grad / Intern [x05]
  • Matric, Diploma / Certificate in Management Assistant / Public Administration
  • Computer Literacy
Ref No: REG004
Registration Administration Grad / Intern [x1] (KZN)
  • Matric, Diploma / Certificate in Management Assistant / Public Administration
  • Computer Literacy
Ref No:KZN005

Closing Date: 10 July 2017

Please forward your application letter, accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of ID and qualifications, to the Human Resource Unit, Private Bag X127, Centurion 0046 or hand deliver to the Human Resource Unit, SACE Building, 240 Lenchen Avenue (corner Jean Avenue), Centurion. 


Correspondence will be limited to short-listed applicants. 


Direct your queries to Mary Chauke, tel. (012) 663-0429 / Mpho Moloi, tel. (012) 663-0422.

Friday, 23 June 2017

ICT Intern at Lesedi Nuclear Services 2017

Lesedi Nuclear Services evolved from Intens Engineering which was founded soon after the construction and commissioning of South Africa´s Koeberg Nuclear Power Station by AREVA (global leader in design and construction of nuclear power plants) in the mid 1980´s.



Lesedi was founded to provide engineering, recurrent maintenance services and technical resources for the South African Nuclear Power Industry.

Since 2006 Lesedi has diversified to be a major Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) organisation having completed successful numerous projects in both nuclear and non-nuclear environments, primarily at Eskom´s Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant in the Western Cape and currently at the Medupi Coal Power Station in Limpopo.

Provide frontline support to Lesedi end-users, prioritizing most of the physical ICT support away from the System and Network Administrators.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
  • Provide Laptop, Desktop, Printers, Network and Mobile support – Procurement specification, Installation, Setup, Implementation and Maintenance.
  • Cloud Management
  • Provide Service Desk support
  • Maintain ICT Asset register
  • Assist the team with any server assistance required
  • Provide end-user training where necessary
  • Provide monthly reporting to the ICT Manager
Candidate Requirements

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  •              CompTIA A+
  •              Network+ (advantageous)
  •              IT Engineering Diploma (advantageous)
COMPETENCIES:
  •              Excellent problem-solving skills;
  •              Good communication skills;
  •              Analytical ability;
  •              Planning and organising skills;
  •              Interpersonal skills
  •              Dexterity
The closing date for this advertisement is the 30th June 2017 and applications to be forwarded to Adrian Beets at Adrian.beets@lesedins.co.za.


Should you not hear from us within 21 days of the closing of the advert, kindly regard your application to have been unsuccessful.

Internship Opportunity at The Space Station 2017

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 candidate will serve as admin and media support to the Key Client Business Development team. They will further be required to have a qualification in advertising/ media or related field.

Minimum Requirements 
- Fully computer literate (Microsoft end-user)
- Knowledge of Web Analytic tools advantageous
- An advertising / marketing or related qualification will be advantageous

Skills & Competencies 
- Proficient in MS Office.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Able to work under pressure
- Attention to detail
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Ability to take initiative
- Must be passionate about online advertising and marketing



Duties & Responsibilities 
- Fielding telephone calls in absence of BDM’s, and where not contactable on cellphone i.e. in meetings and presenting
- Assisting with urgent requirements from agencies of clients in absence of BDM’s in office, and where the BDM is either not available to field the request, or not disposed to take care of it
- Assisting in completion of Insertion Orders
- Liaising with creative agencies for advertising material
- Liasing with Advertising Agencies and clients on a daily basis (includes assisting with rate cards, rates, material specs, follow up on insertion orders)
- Constant contact with campaign management to ensure campaigns are delivering as required
- Managing campaign issues, reporting, campaign delivery
- Ensuring reporting is being delivered to clients
- Delivery of quick turn-around proposals (basic CPM buys) and set packages or opportunities upon request
- Working together with Campaign management team to ensure Fusion information is up to date and all elements in
- Assist in compiling Presentations/Pitch documents where needed
- Research clients based on BDM’s needs
- Filing and sorting information in BDM folder – ensuring the data and info is current and available
- Set up appointments with client on behalf of BDM’s
- Gathering information as needed by BDM’s from different departments within the business

Closing Date; 27 June 2017

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Cape Union Mart Internship Opportunity 2017

Our online store has everything you'll need for outdoor pursuits - including hiking, camping, trail running, mountain biking, snow sports, travel and more!



We are looking for a motivated, passionate and go-getting Human Capital Intern to join our Human Capital team at Head Office.

The successful candidate will be exposed to a fast-paced, exciting and dynamic retail environment and the internship will cover a broad range of responsibilities, which will include, but will not be limited to the following:
  • Working closely with our Human Capital Business Partners (HCBP) to understand our Human Capital (HC) requirements
  • Delivering timely and high quality recruitment services through ownership of the process and direct support to Leaders to ensure the placement of ideal candidates
  • Organizing and administering communication with candidates for available positions in the company
  • Managing and preparing for the onboarding and induction process of new team members
  • Creating contracts and new starter packs for all new hires
  • Administrating paperwork for existing permanent team members
  • Completing HC Administration on HC system (SAGE)
  • Liaising with the payroll team to ensure information is accurate for all team members
  • Ensuring all team member data is up to date, including hire dates, salary info, organizational changes, reporting lines, sickness/absence
  • Assisting the HC team with overall queries
  • Liaising with HCBP’s to coordinate their meetings and interviews
  • Managing relationships with Leaders and ensuring adherence to best practices and process
  • Providing advice and guidance to Leaders on HC policies and practices
  • Assisting team members with any HC-related queries.
  • Resolving basic HC challenges
  • Managing general administration of the HC function
  • Preparing internal communications for the HC team

Requirements:
  • Experience working in a HR role
  • Familiarity with South Africa labour laws and procedures
  • Ability to learn quickly and create improved efficiency
  • Excellent follow-up skills with the ability to drive initiatives to completion
  • Positive, professional demeanour, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work on a team
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to balance conflicting points of view, function effectively under pressure and demonstrate discretion, integrity and fair-mindedness
  • Effective communication, written and grammar skills, emphasizing attention to detail
  • Proficiency with computer systems, programmes and MS Office programs (must have strong MS Excel skills)
  • Strong proactive and logical thinking skills
  • The agility and resilience to maintain high levels of motivation and initiative under pressure
Education:
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in a HR related field would be an advantage

HR Graduate Opportunity at Thomson Reuters 2017

Build a career without boundaries. Do work that matters, with the flexibility to pursue your passion wherever it leads. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We'll bring a world of opportunities.



Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. 

With employees in over 100 countries, across five industries, we offer opportunities as big as the world and we'll give you the freedom to explore.

We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Responsibilities:
  • HR Admin
  • Filing
  • HRIS
  • Employment Equity 
  • Ad Hoc Tasks 
Candidate must possess a Degree.


Qualifications
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. 

As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. 

With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We’ll bring a world of opportunities.

As a global business we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. 

Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

Locations: Cape Town