Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Project Management Internshipst at CSIR 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.



The CSIR is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it is committed to the Employment Equity Act of 1998.

By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.

The CSIR reserves the right to remove the advertisement at any time before the stated closing date and it further reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

Internships: Project Management (Two opportunities) (Twelve months contract).

About the job:

The CSIR has two Internship opportunities in the Project Management Office (PMO) within the Meraka Institute.

The purpose of the Internship is to equip newly graduates with practical work experience and provide them with exposure of Project Management Life Cycle process.

These opportunities are based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities:
 Route project proposals documentation for approval;
 Assist with preparing project and contract registration forms and project plan;
 Create project start-up file and update accordingly;
 Obtain project status feedback from various stakeholders and record in relevant status document;
 Provide inputs and prepare documents required by relevant governance committees;
 Perform continuous quality checks and report anomalies to Project Manager;
 Assist with capturing documentation into appropriate document management system;
 Assist with project administration.

Qualifications, skills and experience:
 A Bachelor’s degree in information technology, informatics, information systems, computer science / engineering;
 Experience in either of the following is essential:
o Administration and/or co-ordination;
o Business or process analysis;
 Knowledge and experience in Microsoft PowerPoint / Excel / Visio / Project or similar software;
 Verbal and numerical skills;
 Attention to detail;
 Team player;
 Goal oriented and deadline driven.


Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV to jobapplications@csir.co.za with your name and surname, position title and reference number in the subject line, (e.g. John Smith: Internships: Project Management: Reference No: 307484).

Closing date: 27 February 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEEDBACK WILL BE GIVEN TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES ONLY.

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