Monday, 16 January 2017

Stats SA Internship Opportunities 2017

Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999). Stats SA strives to excel in the following five competencies: 

● Intellectual capability to lead the scientific work of statistics 
● Technological competence for purposes of largescale processing and for complex computations and accessibility of information to the public 
● Logistical competence for deployment of (forward and reverse) logistics of large-scale field operations and for strategic choices regarding operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness 
● Political competence in understanding the political environment without being political or Politicised (commitment of delivery without fear of favour) 
● Administrative competence: The ability of bringing it all together. 
To qualify for the internship programme, you must:
  • be an unemployed South African graduate aged between 20–30 years;
  • have completed a degree/ national diploma (NQF 6) or Honours degree or a Master degree in the under mentioned fields of study from accredited institutions of higher learning and
  • not have previously participated in an internship in the public service
The following qualifications are required:
  • Economics / Econometrics  / Statistics / Social Sciences / Mathematical Statistics / Demography
Location: Head Office, WEstern Cape, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal,
  • Population Studies / Demography / Statistics / Development Studies
Location: Head Office, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal,
  • Geograpphy / Geomatics / GIS / Environmental Studies
Location: Head Office, Western Cape, Limpopo, Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal,

Systems Development and Analysis / ICT
  • IT / Computer Science / Financial IS / Programming / Software Development / Networking
Location: Head Office,
Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Management / Purchasing Management
Location: Head Office, Western Cape, EAstern Cape, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal,
  • Logistics Management / TRansport Management / Transport Economics
Location: Head Office, Eastearn Cape, Free State, Limpopo, Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal,
Human Resource Management
  •  Human Resources Management / Industrial Psychology
Location: Head Office, Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal,
  • Financial Management  / Accounting / Accounting Science / Cost and Management Accounting / Financial Accounting / Auditing
Location: Head Office, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal,
 Governance (Risk MAnagement; Fraud and Compliance; Governance and Policy Unit)
  • Risk Management / Accounting / Auditing / Policing / Fraud and Investigation / Forensic
Location: Head Office
  • LLB
Location: HEad Office
 Social Science
  • Social Science
Location: Eastern Cape
Marketing and Communications
  • Commiunications / Communications Science / Media Studies / Marketing
Location: Head Office, Free State, Northern Cape
Internal Audit
  • Internal Audit / Accounting / Finance
Location: Head Office
Closing Date: 27 January 2017
Ref No: 01 / 01 17HO
Prerequisites: ● A three-year tertiary qualification (NQF 6) in the above-mentioned fields. Applicants that still need to finish or qualify for a Degree or National Diploma should not apply.
Important note: Please note that only applications submitted on our Internship form 2017/18 available on stating the field of study, reference number and the preferred location for placement (OLD Forms will be disqualified). Applicants must attach a recent copy of their CV, certified copies of matric certificate, academic qualification with academic transcripts and ID 
● Candidates wishing to apply for an internship outside their region must be willing to find their own accommodation and transportation considering that they will be earning a stipend 
● Failure to submit the requested documents / information  will result in your application not being considered 
● Applicants will be expected to be available for assessment and selection interviews at a time, date and place as determined by the department 
● It is the applicant’s responsibility to have a foreign qualification evaluated by SAQA 
● All appointments are subject to the pre-employment screening 
● Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only 
● Statistics South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment 
● Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Head Office, Pretoria: Post to the Manager: Recruitment and Appointments, Statistics SA, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0001 or hand-deliver at Isibalo House, Koch Street, Salvokop, Pretoria.
Applicants can hand deliver their applications to the closest provincial office.
Enquiries: Kindly contact Ms Z Khumaalo at (012) 317 6371 or Ms L Nel at 012 310 2149.
Stats SA endeavours to promote the careers of previously disadvantaged persons by applying the principles of appropriate legislation, e.g. Employment Equity Act, 1998.

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