Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Public Investment Corporation Training Opportunities 2016

Propelled by the desire to develop highly competent professionals, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) annually embarks on a journey in search of young talent from South Africa’s prestigious universities.
The PIC is looking for graduates/interns, who are self-motivated, achievement- driven and flexible; students who are able to think on their feet in a fast changing world, have great team-working skills and are passionate about what they do. An excellent track record and the desire to build a fruitful career in the asset management industry is another quality PIC seeks.
PIC offers a competitively valued three year CA Training Programme (registered with SAICA), a two year Graduate Programme (specialising in Investment Management) and a two year Internship Programme (specialising in Operational areas).
Established in 1911, the PIC (SOC) Limited is one of the largest investment managers in Africa today, managing assets of over R1.4 trillion and still growing. The PIC, a registered financial services provider, is wholly owned by the South African Government, with the Minister of Finance as shareholder representative. The company invests funds on behalf of public sector entities, based on investment mandates set by each of these clients and approved by the Financial Services Board (FSB).
PIC Programmes (PICeeds)
The CA (SA) Training Programme:
The PIC is registered with SAICA as a training office and offers local, prospective chartered accountants the opportunity to complete their articles and obtain advanced experience in financial management within an asset management environment. The programme offers students both the advanced experience required by the SAICA as well as the opportunity to become industry specialists.
The Internship Programme:
The Internship Programme gives individuals with no work experience the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a corporate environment, specifically in the asset management industry. The Internship Programme provides applicants with on-the job experience in the following areas: Finance, Human Resources, Information Management Investment Administration, Work-Out and Monitoring, Internal Audit, Economics & Operational Risk
The Graduate Programme:
The Graduate Programme is a training programme developed by the PIC that focuses specifically on the development of investment professionals. Trainees will be offered the opportunity to enrol for any of the following specialised programmes: Listed Instruments (Equities and Capital Markets); Properties and Risk (Financial and Operational); Unlisted Instruments (Investments, Work-out Monitoring and Financial Risk).
Applications close on 31 August 2016. 
Click here to download the PIC Application Form for 2017.

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