Tuesday, 22 November 2016

29 X Internship Opportunities at the The Presidency of SA

The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa is offering internship opportunities to provide South African graduates and undergraduates with the opportunity to gain workplace experience in the field of work that they have studied. All positions will be based in Pretoria unless specified otherwise.


Candidates must be willing and able to find their own accommodation, considering that they will not earn a salary but only a stipend. Each post must be applied for on a separate application. If an application is received where person makes reference to more than one post, only the first reference will be considered.

Duration: 01 April 2017 until 31 March 2018.

Stipend: Interns will receive a stipend according to the following qualification levels:
• National Diploma/Degree/Honours R4 982.51 per month;
• Master’s Degree R6 159.83 per month;
• PhD R7 649.60 per month

Internships are available in the following Units in The Presidency:
•Private Office Of The President: Communications (Ref No:/1)
Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma / Degree in Communications
Duties: Provide content and operational support to the advisory support services unit.
•Private Office Of The President: Support Services (Ref No: /2)
Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma / Degree in in Public Administration/Records Management.
Duties: Provide general administrative support to the Unit, inter alia, making travelarrangements for Protocol Officials, typing, photocopying, faxing, filing of documents, ordering stationery and tracking expenditure. Recording and filling of correspondence
•Office Of The Deputy President: Deputy Director-General (Ref No: /3)
Applicants must be in possession of Honours in Economics/Development studies
Duties: To provide research support on special projects assigned to the Office of The Deputy President. Drafts reports and support the management team with compiling briefing notes and documents.
•Office Of The Deputy President: Advisory Support Services (Ref No: /4)
Applicants must be in possession of Honours in Development Studies/Political Studies.
Duties: Support the research function of the unit on various projects and programme areas, including on international relations, social policy, economics and development planning.
•Office Of The Deputy President: Communications (Ref No: /5)
Applicants must be in possession of Degree in Communications/Journalism
Duties: Support the communications function of the unit in relation to social media, media monitoring and communications research
•Cabinet Office: FOSAD Saeritariat (Ref No: /6)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Public Administration/Social Sciences
Duties: Assist with administrative & logistical arrangements for successful convening & hosting of FOSAD cluster meetings. Provide secretariat services to FOSAD cluster meetings
•Protocol and Ceremonial Services: Protocol and Chancery of Orders and Special Services (Ref No: /7)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma in Administration/ International Relations
Duties: Provide general administrative support to the Unit, inter alia, making travel arrangements for Protocol Officials, typing, photocopying, faxing, filing of documents, ordering stationery and tracking expenditure. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders. Assist in Protocol duties during preparation of major events
•Events Management (Ref No: /8)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Public Management/Administration/Public Relations/Events Management/Project Management
Duties: Render overall administrative duties and secretariat duties in the unit. Assists in all events and meetings planning assigned to the unit by The Private Office of The President and The Deputy President Office
•Household And Accommodation: OR Tambo House (Ref No: /9)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Hospitality Studies
Duties: Provide effective food & beverage & cleaning services
•Household And Accommodation (Ref No: /10)
Applicants must be in possession of N6/National Diploma/Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
Duties: Development & maintenance of IT systems. Business systems analysis. Database administration. Hardware & software support. Helpdesk operations
 •Information Technology (Ref No: /11)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Information Systems/Systems Development/Business Applications/Information TechnologyDuties: Development & maintenance of IT systems. Business systems analysis. Database administration. Hardware & software support. Helpdesk operations.
•Office of the Chief Operation Officer (Ref No: /12)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Public Management/Business Administration
Duties: Assisting with provision of secretarial and administrative support
 •Labour Relations, Employee Health And Wellness: Labour Relations (Ref No: /13)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Labour Relations/Labour Law/LLB
Duties: Provide advice on disciplinary & grievance matters. Minutes & report writing Capture cases on PERSAL. Provide administrative support during disciplinary proceedings. Filing of Labour Relations records
•Financial Management: Budgets Office (Ref No: /14)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Financial Management Accounting/Cost and Management Accounting
Duties: Capture budget on BAS. Prepare in year monitoring reports. Update expenditure on cash flow reports on monthly basis. Assist in compilation of financial statements
•Financial Management: Financial Administration x2 Posts (Ref No: /15)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Financial Management Accounting/Cost and Management Accounting
Duties: Payments & Systems Control. Travel & Subsistence. PERSAL/TAX
•Financial Management: Office of the CFO (Ref No: /16)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Office Administration/Office Management
Duties: Manage incoming and outgoing correspondence. Arrange meetings with internal and external stakeholders. Record keeping and filling. Making copies and prepare meeting packs.
•Financial Management: Contract Management (Ref No: /17)
Applicants must be in possession of LLB Degree/Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Duties: Contract administration. Contract Management. Filling & Record keeping
•Financial Management: Internal Control x 2 Posts (Ref No: /18)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Public Finance & Accounting/ Business Management/ Financial Management/Internal Auditing/ Financial Accounting
Duties: Maintain & ensure good batch/document control Review compliance of payments with policies Registering of invoices & tracking payments Assist in coordinating internal & external audits. Conducting financial inspection (petty cash inspection and assets verification)
•Office Of The Chief Operations Officer: Strategic Planning (Ref No: /19)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Public Management/Business Administration .
Duties: Development of Strategic Plans, Annual Performance Plans and Operational Plans. Assisting with provision of secretarial and administrative support
•Internal Audit (Ref No: /20)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Internal Audit
Duties: Execute approved audit procedures, Compile audit working papers
•Internal Security (Ref No: /21)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Safety Management/Environmental Health
Duties: Implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety
•Spousal Support Services (Ref No: /22)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Administration
Duties: Office administration, Finance & Supply Chain Management. Document Management
•Legal and Executive Services (Ref No: /23)
Applicants must be in possession of LLB Degree
Duties: Research, write legal opinion, drafting contracts
•Risk Management (Ref No: /24)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree Risk Management/ Administration/ Auditing/Commerce
Duties: Coordinate risk management processes. Assist during the risk identification and assessment across the organization. Conduct fraud detection reviews. General administrative duties
•Cape Town Office – Corporate Support Services: Procurement (Ref No: /25)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/ Degree in Supply Chain Management/ Logistics/ Purchasing Management
Duties: Facilitate the process to obtain operating equipment for residences. Compile procurement requests. Initiate procurement processes. Obtain quotes. 
•Cape Town Office – Corporate Support Services: Transport (Ref No: /26)Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/ Degree in Transport Management/ Fleet Management
Duties: Management of transport bookings. Traffic fines, Accidents. Hired & leased vehicles. Flight & accommodation bookings. General administration
•Cape Town Office – Corporate Support Service: Information Technology (Ref No: /27)
Applicants must be in possession of National Diploma/Degree in Information Systems/ Systems Development/ Business Applications/ Information Technology
Duties: Management of transport bookings, traffic fines, accidents, hired and leased vehicles, flight and accommodation bookings, general administration.

For all enquiries please contact Ms. Felicity Mokwele on (012) 300 5875 or Mr Jimmy Mashavha on (012) 300 599.

Who Should Apply?
Unemployed South African graduates/post graduates, with a tertiary qualification in one of the fields of study mentioned in a specific advert, who has not been previously employed under any internship programme.

How to apply
Applications close on 09 December 2016.
Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (download here) and should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, ID as well as a comprehensive CV in order to be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a pre-employment screening. The outcome of this screening will be considered to determine suitability for employment.
The Presidency, Private Bag x1000, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand deliver at 535 Johannes Ramokhoase Street (former Proes Street), Arcadia, Pretoria.For the attention of Mr Nosi Molepo

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