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Thursday, 22 March 2018

Trainee Accountant at BDO 2018

At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality.

Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities and our client's unparalleled support.

So, whether you are a graduate, about to become one or looking to work for one of the world’s leading professional services firm, BDO should be your first choice.

The Accountant Traineeship is a 3 year training contract whereby you will learn all the necessary SAICA competencies to pass your APC qualification in order to register as a Chartered Accountant.

Principle Outcomes
Perform audit procedures whilst working closely with the Audit Team.
The trainee accountant is responsible to the auditor in charge for carrying out the work allocated to them, for keeping auditors in charge informed of progress and of any problems or difficulties with that work and for ensuring that work is documented and concluded in accordance with the Firms policies and procedures

We are looking for candidates who would like:
  • Wide exposure of sectors (We don't place you in a sector)
  • Wide exposure of clients (From listed to owner run businesses)
  • Hands on experience with clients and management
  • Open door policy with Managers and Partners
Competency Requirements
  • Honours / PGDA / CTA or equivalent level qualification at a SAICA recognised University
Location: Durban


Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Product Support Graduate at Praekelt 2018

As a respected Product Support Graduate you will be expected to, use your high energy and social skills to partner with our client’s customers to help them achieve maximum benefit from their products.

When a user emails or sends you a chat with a problem or support query, it is important that you develop a strong rapport and make the user feel that someone is listening and understanding them. You should be able to remember answers to frequently asked questions and troubleshoot with ease.

Key Focus Areas:
  • Managing incoming email and chat user support enquiries
  • Identifying and assessing user needs to achieve satisfaction
  • Be an expert when it comes to the product and potentially for other products in the future
  • Act as a liaison to resolve any emerging problems that our users might face with accuracy and efficiency
  • Handle queries and complaints, provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the time limits, following up to ensure resolution and keep records of customer interactions
  • Tech-Savvy within software
  • Follow communication procedures, policies and guidelines
  • Respond from pre-prepared script that applies to the situation at hand
  • Go the extra mile to engage with customers
  • Able to commute to 44 Stanley Avenue (Praekelt offices) as primary place of work
  • Working hours: 9am - 5pm working days whilst achieving the following turnaround times:
  • Live chat response time : 5 minutes
  • Email Support via email response time : 30 minutes
  • Management of content to be uploaded to the brand management portal during down time
Desired skills and experience:
  • High school qualification (Essential)
  • Diploma / Degree or the equivalent (advantageous)
  • Proven customer support experience or experience as a client service representative, in sales or marketing
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters
  • Excellent written communication abilities and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and manage time effectively
  • Be able to learn quickly so they can acquire the product knowledge to answer users questions accurately
What will make you stand out from the rest:
  • Excited to help users
  • Patient, empathetic and passionately communicative
  • Problem-solving should come naturally
  • Confident at troubleshooting and investigate if you don’t have enough information to resolve users queries, support issues or complaints

Praekelt is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or physical ability.

Service Consultant at Discovery 2018

Discovery’s core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. We seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support our core purpose, and whose own values align with those of Discovery.

Our fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. As global thought leaders, Discovery is passionate about innovating in order to not only achieve financial success, but to ignite positive and meaningful change within our society.

Key Purpose of the Discovery Card Service Consultant

The Discovery Card Service Consultant will be required to ensure high quality service delivery to all stakeholder while adhering to the Discovery SLAs. 

The role will grow to include the responsibility to provide clients with intermediary services that are personalized, efficient and prompt to through omni channel. 

All interactions with clients aims to make Discovery Card the credit card of choice and to grow to include all retail banking products the product of choice. 

The incumbent will be required to deliver exceptional service that exceeds the client’s expectations through proactive and innovative solutions that are ethically sound, honest and maintains integrity.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Builds rapport with clients through multiple channels e.g. calls, web, chat and video
  • Takes ownership of client queries, issues and escalations to ensure a personalised service and effective resolution
  • Communicates existing and new product information to all clients
  • Deals with escalated queries
  • Requires the ability to service credit card products with the potential to grow to multiple bank products including rewards aspects of the products
  • Offer alternatives for client retention
  • Student work experience with a Degree
  • Up to 6 months in the service industry
  • Bachelor's degree that demonstrates a numerical capability
  • No FAIS accreditation required however studying towards FAIS will be advantageous 
  • Good listening skills, ability to listen comprehend and action
  • Computer literate with MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word)
  • Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Social media savvy
  • Techno savvy
  • Knowledge of the financial services or banking industry
  • FAIS
May Be Required:
  • Shift work may be required 
Personal Attributes:
  • Optimism
  • Values driven
  • Learning on the fly
  • Service oriented with a passion for delivering dazzling client service
  • Solutions oriented with an optimistic can-do attitude
  • Engaging and confident 
  • High empathy 


The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

IT Risk Assurance Graduate Programme at PwC 2018

PwC provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. More than 184 000 people in 157 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions

Brief Outline/ Purpose of Job
You will be working in the Risk Assurance Services division of PwC, with a key focus on IT and Internal Auditing, Risk Management, Data Assurance and Risk Consulting activities to commence January 2019.

Particular focus areas include:
  • Auditing IT controls (application controls and general controls)
  • Assist with other consulting assignments (systems and process related)
  • Travel opportunities (PwC is an international firm)
  • Exposure to top clients in the Western Cape region
  • Training opportunities (SAP and other IT controls training)
Key Competencies and Attributes
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Process orientated person
  • Good knowledge of IT architecture
  • Good communication skills
  • ERP knowledge would be a bonus, but is not a requirement.
  • Auditing knowledge would be a bonus, but is not a requirement.
  • Good Attention to detail
Qualification & Experience Requirements
  • Honours degree (Information Systems, Management Accounting, Accounting)
  • BComm degrees (Accounting, IT,Information Systems, Management Accounting or Accounting)
NB: Please attach full/latest academic transcript as well as all Matric and university certificates obtained.

Talent Graduate at Transaction Capital Recoveries 2018

Transaction Capital Recoveries (previously known as MBD), is the leading independent provider of credit management solutions in Southern Africa.

Talent Graduate at Transaction Capital Recoveries 2018.

Provide support to the Human Resources Organisation by assisting with:
  • HR administration
  • Learning and development
  • Talent management
  • Performance management
  • Reporting
Key Performance Areas
  • Ensure that all relevant documents are filed and saved on SharePoint
  • Ordering of required stationery for the department, within budget
  • Coordinate logistics for events across the business linked to the various talent and L&D initiatives
  • Communicate with relevant stakeholders in all branches
  • Collect and collate information as required
Learning & Development
  • Support the execution of learning & development processes, projects and initiatives
  • Coordinate the administration of Nisela funding and Fundza Bursaries
  • Data entry for month end and ad-hoc reporting
  • Assist with various administration functions such as filing, scanning, photocopying and binding of learning materials
  • Process invoices and stationery requests on Fraxion and record same for L&D, HR and Employee Engagement
  • Obtain quotes and complete bookings for travel and accommodation
  • Book venues for meetings / training interventions. Set up venues on day of training by arranging projector, laptop, flip charts, lunch, white board, pens, refreshments etc.
  • Assist with HR / L&D events
Talent Management
  • Support the execution of talent management processes and initiatives, including performance appraisals, mentorship, leadership development programmes and succession planning.
  • Assist in driving the performance appraisal process
  • Assist with coordination and monitoring of participation in leadership development programs
  • Track the progress of high potential individuals and assist with the implementation of career development and retention/reward initiatives
  • Administer talent assessment tools and ensure employees are informed, utilise the tools effectively and receive feedback as required
  • Assist with the implementation of coaching and mentorship initiatives
  • Assist with the execution and logistical arrangements for OD and talent projects
•Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
•Planning & organisation skills
•Project Management Skills
•Accuracy and attention to detail
•Query resolution skills
•Deadline driven
•Conflict management skills
•Resilience / stress tolerance

•Analyse and report findings relating to L&D and talent management, in a clear and concise manner
•Produce weekly and month-end feedback reports as required

Knowledge and understanding of:

•Human Resource principles and practices
•Learning & Development / skills development
•Talent management
•Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
•Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
•Planning & organisation skills
•Project Management Skills
•Accuracy and attention to detail
•Query resolution skills
•Deadline driven
•Conflict management skills
•Resilience / stress tolerance

Location : Hyde Park

Job Closing Date : 27/03/2018

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Smollan HR Graduate Opportunity 2018

Smollan is an international retail solutions company that delivers growth for retailers and brand owners across five continents through leading solutions in field sales and retail execution, activation, information and technology.


A fast-paced, operational role exists within our dynamic HR team. We seek to attract a self-managed and organised individual to provide administrative HR support to the relevant business unit(s), including recruitment, performance management, training and development, IR and general HR administration and reporting.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Grade 12
  • Relevant HR-related degree / diploma advantageous
  • Excel skills important
  • This self-driven role requires your positive outlook and high quality work on the following:
  • Effective recruitment, selection and on boarding administration
  • Place advert on relevant recruitment portal (as required)
  • Schedule and co-ordinate interviews (as required)
  • Conduct reference checks
  • Book driving assessments
  • As required, assist with drawing up Letters of Offer and completion of Engagement Packs
  • Regret unsuccessful external candidates
  • Liaise with line to co-ordinate induction and training for new hires
Effective performance management and training and development administration (as required in role)
  • Capture scores (for required levels) and consolidate scorecard reporting
  • As required in role, book training on system and co-ordinate training reporting
  • Prepare training letters and communicate training logistics to delegates (as required)
  • Follow-up on non-attendance and communicate to appropriate parties (as required)
  • As required, inform learners of classes, ensure attendance and follow-up on non-attendance
Effective IR administration
  • On behalf of Field Manager, send telegrams to employees who have absconded and follow-up on sent telegrams until process is completed
  • Update and check weekly telegram template / report
  • Assist with notification of disciplinary enquiries to employees on behalf of Field Managers
  • Organize chair-people and logistics for hearings and ensure all details have been properly communicated and confirmed with relevant parties
  • Ensure all disciplinary documentation is filed in the individual's IR file
  • Capture all warnings on relevant system (as required)
  • Follow-up with CCMA weekly on progress and status of cases (as required)
Effective general administration, data management and reporting
  • As required, check payroll information and send through to Payroll within agreed deadlines and follow-up on any queries and outstanding issues
  • Sort payslips and give to relevant Field or Regional Manager for distribution
  • Request UIF documentation from Payroll for terminated employees and those on maternity leave
  • Process medical aid applications (as required)
  • Submit death claims to Benefits
  • Co-ordinate IOD process by assisting Field Manager to complete necessary documentation and follow-up regarding medical reports from employees
  • Assist HR Officer to process all benefits claims and follow-up to ensure resolution
  • Check and consolidate HR reports
  • Assist HR Officers with ad hoc deadlines and reports
  • Ensure proper filing, document management and good house-keeping
  • Perform regular HR audits of personnel files as required
  • Update notice board with staff announcements or any pertinent HR issues
Effective teamwork and self-management

  • Proactively develop own skills and knowledge of relevant best practice and ensure appropriate skills and knowledge transfer
  • Actively and consistently maintain high standards of professionalism in all aspects of personal presentation and delivery
  • Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained including meeting all deadlines.
  • Ensure data integrity of all reports to client and management
  • Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
  • Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
  • Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
  • Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organisational needs

HR administration experience coupled with excellent computer skills is essential for success in this role.

End Date: 2018-04-02


Monday, 19 March 2018

Client Service Internship at Kantar 2018

Kantar is home to some of the world's leading research, data and insight companies. Kantar is comprised of 12 world-class specialised businesses, including Kantar Added Value, Kantar Media, Kantar Retail, Kantar Worldpanel, Kantar Millward Brown and Kantar TNS.

Collectively, they offer the most complete view of the global consumer: the way we live, shop, vote, watch and tweet. Our offer covers the breadth of techniques and technologies, from purchase and media data to predicting long term trends; from neuroscience to exit polls, from large scale quantitative studies to qualitative research.

Kantar's value to clients lies increasingly in the connections we can make between these businesses. Connecting different data-sets results in richer and deeper insights generating customised, more effective solutions and services to our clients. We also provide access to other partners and the riches of the wider WPP parent group, the world leader in marketing communications services with 3,000 offices in 111 countries.

What can you expect from “Us”?

The KGP programme is designed to offer 8 top local graduates an exciting career in market research with 2 of Kantar’s South Africa based businesses. The Client Service Internship at Kantar 2018 provides exciting opportunities that includes the option to rotate between our Brands.


You will receive a world class Research Experience and Exposure as a Trainee in TNS and Millward Brown. This 12 month program will provide you with one of the best working experiences and a taste of what Kantar companies are about via rotation and exposure to three sister companies. You could gain expertise and understanding of branding, product development, communication and marketing strategies; you will extend yourself beyond market research to “see the client’s side”.

What do we expect from “You”?

  • We expect you to be Passionate about the learning’s you will take from this great opportunity.
  • We expect you to be Impactful to take up the challenges and contribute the best way you can.
  • We expect you to be Supportive to your team and the way you approach your work.
  • We expect you to be Creative and be bold to explore ideas and new ways of doing things.
  • We expect you to be Trustworthy so you and your team can foster great working relationship and work ethics.

Main purpose of the job

  • Work with your line manager to set up and run research projects
  • Build a strong day-to-day working relationship with the operational departments to ensure the smooth running of projects through the department
  • Checking research materials
  • Learn and apply market research skills
  • Learn about your clients’ markets (set up and maintain knowledge files)
  • To ensure that Millward Brown and TNS offer client service and levels of research expertise that is second to none.

 Key responsibilities

  • Setting up of projects under supervision
  • Interdepartmental project management
  • Questionnaire design & management
  • Preparing fieldwork materials under supervision
  • Specking and checking of code frames
  • Data/chart/coding specking and checking
  • Initial analysis of data and report preparation
  • Checking and proofreading presentations
  • Travel to client meetings as and when required (very occasionally may require overnight trips)
  • Internal presentations
  • General project administration and client filesContact reports for client meetings
 Minimum Qualifications/Work Experience
  • 3 year degree, preferably in Research, Marketing, Stats, Business Science, Economics
  • No previous research experience is required but a passion for brands and advertising is a must, a curiosity to understand consumer thinking and opinion and a desire to advise clients how to improve their brand’s performance in the market place.
  • Previous in-house media planning knowledge / experience an advantage.
  • A natural aptitude for Quant / Qual / Brand development
Technical Competencies required:
  • PC literacy in Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent English writing and verbal skills
  • Numerical competency

Personal/Behavioral Competencies
  • Project management

Kantar Analytics Graduate Programme 2018

Kantar is one of the world's largest insight, information and consultancy groups. By uniting the diverse talents of its 13 specialist companies, the group aims to become the pre-eminent provider of compelling and inspirational insights for the global business community.

Its 28,500 employees work across 100 countries and across the whole spectrum of research and consultancy disciplines, enabling the group to offer clients business insights at each point of the consumer cycle. The group’s services are employed by over half of the Fortune Top 500 companies.

What can you expect from “Us”?

The KGP program is designed to offer top local graduates an exciting career in market research with 2 of Kantar’s South Africa based businesses. The Kantar Analytics Graduate Programme 2018 provides exciting opportunities that includes the option to rotate between our Brands.


You will receive a world class Research Experience and Exposure as a Trainee in TNS and Millward Brown. This 12 month program will provide you with one of the best working experiences and a taste of what Kantar companies are about via rotation and exposure to three sister companies.

You could gain expertise and understanding of branding, product development, communication and marketing strategies; you will extend yourself beyond market research to “see the client’s side”.

What do we expect from “You”?
  • We expect you to be Passionate about the learning’s you will take from this great opportunity.
  • We expect you to be Impactful to take up the challenges and contribute the best way you can.
  • We expect you to be Supportive to your team and the way you approach your work.
  • We expect you to be Creative and be bold to explore ideas and new ways of doing things.
  • We expect you to be Trustworthy so you and your team can foster great working relationship and work ethics.

  • Accomplishes standard tasks within team structure to ensure timely and accurate delivery of project objectives
  • Provide interpretation of basic statistical output
  • Applies appropriate learning to the task execution
  • Implements standard tasks and is conversant with RI Brands
  • Suggests improvements to standard processes
  • Supports strategies for building team effectiveness
  • Supports an environment of work excellence by ensuring own performance is consistently optimal
  • Constructively brings attention to issues of poor performance within team and suggests possible solutions
  • Requests technical support / back up / by team members
  • Seeks to build inter-departmental relationships productively
  • Interacts effectively with varying levels with different backgrounds and perspectives

  • Qualification in Analytics, Mathematics, Stats or Data Science
  • Exposure to 'R'/Python would be advantageous
  • Quantitative Research Process Knowledge
  • Shows flexibility & adaptability
  • Maintains consistency under pressure
  • Works cooperatively with others

Nampak Graduate Development Programme 2018

When you are invited to become a member of the Nampak Graduate Development Programme (GDP) you begin a journey that is equally hands-on and minds-on. 

You are placed in an actual role within the company and given the support of a mentor as well as the opportunity to study further or receive practical tuition. In this way you gain a wealth of experience in terms of your chosen career while being exposed to the inner workings of a large industrial group.

Our graduate development programme offers young people an opportunity to gain experience in their chosen field, while earning a market-related salary and package.

We have positions for Glass Making Trainees.

Job Description: 
  • Providing support to the production process with adequate levels of availability and reliability
  • Being willing to undergo intense on-the-job training and other related training
  • Attaining practical and theoretical experience
  • Completing all required theoretical modules
  • Completing all required Practical Assessments
  • Qualifying within a maximum 3 year period
Job Requirements: 
  • Have completed Grade 12 with Mathematics & Science ( 50% minimum) or NCV level 3
  • Have excellent mechanical and technical ability
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Be ambitious with a drive to learn and improve
  • Be willing to work shifts and overtime
  • Be available to commence/start training on 1 April 2018
Closing Date: 29/3/2018

Location: Glass Roodekop - Johannesburg, South Africa (Primary)

Strategic alignments with our partner schools and graduate development programme are key drivers of our ability to grow and nurture young leaders, while our B-BBEE charter enhances diversity in the workplace.

Sunday, 18 March 2018

RCL FOODS Management Trainee Programme 2018

Are YOU our Future Leader?? We’re on the hunt for top graduate talent across South Africa! At RCL FOODS, we’re on a mission to have a ‘one company’ philosophy with the ambition to build an African food business of scale with compelling brands and a sustainable value chain that delivers to consumer and customer needs.

We have a market capitalisation in excess of R14bn and over 20, 000 employees all sharing the passion and love of our much loved South African brands. 

The RCL FOODS Management Trainee Programme aims to provide support to the RCL FOODS Group talent pipeline, which develops future young talent for Leadership roles within our business.

The Management Trainees that are successful in our programme will be required to rotate between Durban, Johannesburg, Mpumalanga and Cape Town according to business requirement, learning all about different facets of our business.

The RCL FOODS Management Trainee Programme aims to provide support to the RCL FOODS Group talent pipeline, which develops future young talent for Leadership roles within our business.

Minimum Requirements
Completed studies or currently in the final year of study.
• Relevant BTech / Bachelors Degree 
• South African citizen or permanent resident 
• Good academic results (all subjects, across all years of study) 
• Computer Literacy (MS Office, including Excel and Word) 
• Excellent Communication skills

Apply for graduate programmes: 

Closing Date: 30 June 2018
We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals

Contributions graduate at Thomson Reuters 2018

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 more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. 

Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

Position: Contributions graduate at Thomson Reuters 2018

Job Description
  • Within the Southern Africa OTC Market Content team, the job holder will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Perform all the admin tasks inherent to the onboarding of new content (Create contribution codes, pages, spreadsheets and user permissioning)
  • Contribution retention (monitor existing contributions and proactively call the contributors to ensure regular contributions)
  • Align with the central Contribution Admin team and local Technical Account Manager team in order to be a point of reference in the troubleshooting of any contributoon issues at client sites.
  • Manage contributed data quality/consistency and support Data Service Request and queries resolving
  • Assist in the daily calculation and publication of the TR African Benchmarks (mainly the Zambian FX Spot Fixing) in line with best practices
  • Support African Content requirements (increase FI data coverage, setup and improve quality of yield curves, extend derivaties coverage,...)

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 all 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/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Friday, 16 March 2018

GSK Graduate Opportunity 2018

At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires

We have a position for Transformation Graduate.

Key responsibility: 

Transformation graduate duties include-Assisting Head of Transformation in the following areas: 
• Compliance and monitoring implementation of various B-BBEE transformation plan initiatives in line with the scorecard, in such areas as ownership, Preferential procurement (New Enterprise and Supplier Development element), employment equity and Skills development.
• Collate quarterly BBEEE reports for the Director to table to all EXCO members and divisions.
• Preparation of board meeting reports and providing full comprehensive reports to the board in terms of requirements and progress of B-BBEE compliance of the company.
• Continually refine the company’s standard procedure documents for all areas of the scorecard in terms of the latest legislation changes and updates.
• Assistance in training of the scorecard and explanation to the line managers at site and regional level in the following areas:
• Generate and distribute preferential procurement reports monthly in conjunction with the procurement manager and all business owners or element owners
• Overview preferential procurement system in terms of compliance and provide assistance to the procurement manager if and when required.
• Assist with CSR management projects with Motopi Consulting
• Employment Equity, ensuring scorecard requirement is meet and implemented and submissions to the department of labour.
• Skills Development and training plan implementation, assistance and guidance to the training manager in conjunction with WSP (Work Skills Plan) reports.
• Analyze GSK Pharma and Consumer Health suppliers and seek out alternative suppliers to ensure maximum points on procurement.
• ESD Deep dives management: Seek out black business development opportunities and assist in the development of such business.
• Ensuring audit and verification processes is done annually and coordinating the process with the verification agency from initial to final verification stage
• BBBEE tracking and monitoring- ensuring that information data is captured and maintained

Why You?

  • Degree or Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Supply chain or Procurement. 
  • Business management or Human resources management 

Preferred qualifications:


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Thursday, 15 March 2018

PIC CA Training Programme 2018

Propelled by the desire to develop highly competent professionals, the PIC annually embarks on a journey in search of young talent from South Africa’s prestigious universities.

PICeeds is a programme driven by PIC business. The aim is to provide students with an opportunity to gain experience and to grow, develop skills and nurture their ability to gain a competitive advantage in an asset management environment.

We are looking for graduates/internships, 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 hopes to bring some new PICeeds into the family and successfully nurture them for 2018.

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).

Programmes offers to our Seedling:
The CA Training Programme:

The CA(SA) qualification is generally accepted as the top professional accountancy designation. The reputation of the CA(SA) retains its credibility even beyond the borders of South Africa.

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 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)
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
PICeeds Application Form

Anyone wishing to find out more about the PICeeds programme is welcome to contact us on GraduateApplications@pic.gov.za.

Applications closing date: 30 March 2018. No late applications will be accepted. 

PIC Graduate Development Opportunities 2018

Do you want to experience what it's like to be part of the largest Asset Manager on the African continent (R2 trillion Assets under Management) and the largest single institutional investor on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange?

Our track record....
✓ 100% CA Trainee pass rate it
✓ 80% absorption (post graduate programme)

The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) invites students and graduates with an entrepreneurial mindset, who are interested in launching a career in Asset and Investment Management, to apply for our PICeeds Graduate Development Programme for the 2018 intake.

PICeeds is a programme driven by PIC business. The aim is to provide students with an opportunity to gain experience and to grow, develop skills and nurture their ability to gain a competitive advantage in an asset management environment.

We are looking for graduates/internships, 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.

We are open for business to self-driven individuals  recently qualified in the following fields of study: 
✓ Legal Counsel, Governance & Compliance (2)
✓ Private Equity (4)
✓ Research Projects Development (2)
✓ Information Technology (2) ✓
✓ Listed Investments (2)
✓ Finance (1)
✓ Internal Audit (2)
✓ Human Resources (2)

To qualify for take off: 

✓ Minimum NQF 7 qualification, in related field;
✓ Must be a South African citizen;
✓ Obtained minimum 60% pass average in your final year of study;
✓ Never been/not enrolled in any intern-learnership or graduate programme;
✓ Have no work experience in the field of study;
✓ Not older than 34 years (in 2018); and
✓ Available to start in June 2018.

To join our Graduate Development Programme download the application form and email your application to: GraduateApplications@pic.gov.za; quoting the relevant field you're interested to soar your career in (i.e. PICeed: Private Equity  or PiCeed: Human Resources) on the subject line.

Closing date for applications: 30 March 2018.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

PwC Graduate Opportunity 2018

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all graduate programmes offer the same deal: the opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build relationships that will stay with you for life.

Our graduate training programme is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge. You'll learn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work. You'll gain business, personal and technical skills you can use across the business and throughout your career.

All our people need to demonstrate skills and behaviours that will support us in implementing our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework: The PwC Professional.

Training contract

A training contract is a three year learnership contract with a registered training office.

During your learnership with PwC, you will be able to put into practice the theory you have learned at university. You will work in a challenging business environment, travelling to clients on most days, and you will interact with people on various levels.

You may apply for a training contract at any time during your studies. If you are successful, your learnership will start the year after you complete your honours degree or obtain your Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA).

To apply for the training contract programme:
  • You must be studying, or intend to study, at a university to become a chartered accountant of South Africa (CA(SA)).
  • Your degree must be one that is accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
  • It will be to your advantage if you participated in extramural activities at school and university.
If you are in Grade 12:
  • You must be writing for a matric exemption and university acceptance.
  • Your subjects must include Mathematics and English (Maths Literacy does not qualify).
  • You must be getting over 60% for all your subjects.
If you are at university:

You must be passing all your subjects consistently.Students must maintain a consistently good academic record at university and pass the required number of subjects in each academic year to PwC's satisfaction.

Skills and behaviours we are looking for
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm, drive, determination and output driven
  • Leadership potential, professionalism and integrity
  • Proficiency in English and good communication skills
  • Deadline-driven
  • Attention to detail
  • Logical thinking
  • Broader business knowledge, ability to think out of the box to deliver quality solutions that our clients seek
  • Responsibilities of students on the learnership
During your learnership, you will be expected to:
  • perform audits at various clients in different industries to express an opinion on their financial records;
  • work closely with the audit team to ensure client deadlines are met; and
  • progress steadily during towards qualifying as a CA(SA). This includes writing the qualifying exams and attaining the core hours as prescribed by SAICA.
  • Taxation and estates
During your learnership, you will gain experience in the following fields:
  • Auditing
  • Accounting
  • Business information systems
  • Financial management
  • Secretarial systems
  • Taxation and estates
We know that the skills and experiences you gain with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We'll help you to reach your full potential.

Take the opportunity of a lifetime.

Location: Johannesburg


We're one of the world's leading professional services organisations. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We're a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.

SAPPI Graduate Opportunity 2018

Sappi Saiccor seeks to provide Pulp and Paper/Chemical Engineering sudents with training at operational level in various plants in order to equip S4 students with the necessary skill needed to progress within industry.


  • Perform operations in various plants
  • Complete work according to standard operating procedures
  • Operate auxiliary systems according to standard operating procedures
  • Complete on the job training to get exposure in production process
  • Assist in operational duties within the plant in order to gain experience
  • Apply all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication
  • NQF level 4 (Grade 12) with an S4 in Pulp and Paper or Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Literacy
Closing Date: 27 March 2018


Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

MTN’s SAICA-Accredited CA Graduate Programme 2018

MTN’s SAICA-Accredited CA Graduate Programme 2018 will give you practical training in financial management, management decision-making and control, accounting and external reporting. You’ll also gain residual technical competencies in auditing and assurance, internal audit, risk management and taxation.

As one of MTN ‘s trainees, you’ll deal head-on with the day-to-day complexities and challenges of running a business. And rotations across diverse business units will give you a holistic insight into how businesses operate. You can also apply for international secondment within the MTN Group in your third year.

Qualify and register as a Chartered Accountant with a highly innovative, multinational corporate in the dynamic telecoms sector.

You’ll be assigned a structured rotation plan in your first year. During your second and third years, you’ll align your plan to your interests, which may include financial accounting, financial planning, business risk management, internal audit, company secretariat, corporate taxation, consumer marketing and pricing or mergers and acquisitions.

What MTN expects from you
  • Drive, passion and energy
  • Natural confidence and a strong team ethic
  • An inquisitive mind and unconventional thinking
  • Consistently positive academic performance
What you can expect from MTN
  • Experienced and engaged mentorship
  • Adevelopment path tailored to your goals and ambitions
  • Integration into the MTN culture and work life
  • Every opportunity to build a successful career

MTN also offers the following
  • Market-related salaries
  • Payment of APT and APC
  • Handset allowance and reduced calling rates
  • Generous study leave
Entry requirements
  • You must be a South African citizen or a permanent residence holder to apply for this CA Training Programme.
  • You must also either hold a valid CTA or be in the process of completing it.
  • Your application must include your CV, a copy of your ID or your permanent residence permit and passport, and copies of your full academic transcripts (including Matric).

Deadline for submission of applications for the 2019 Intake is 31 May 2018.

Please submit your application via email to the CA Training Programme Manager, Fiona Storevik at
href="mailto:Fiona.Storevik@mtn.com">Fiona.Storevik@mtn.com. You can also fax her on 011 912 5214, or call her on 011 912 3183 or 083 200 4398 if you have any questions.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the interview selection process. If you don’t receive a response from MTN by 30 September 2018, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Source: MTN

Monday, 12 March 2018

MCI Graduate Opportunity 2018

MCI's Business Performance Management division is looking for graduates with either a BComm Informatics or a Computer Sciences degree to join the team as a support and development consultant.

The position entails the development and support of software solutions using technologies such as IBM Planning Analytics and QlikView.


  • Developing software models using the IBM Planning Analytics and QlikView suite of tools
  • Definition and programming of business rules, ETL and user interfaces
  • Solution training and support
  • Solution documentation
  • Interaction with clients
  • Budgeting and Forecasting (Planning) Models
  • Reporting and Analytics
  • Dashboards / Balanced Scorecards
The Graduate must have:
  • A tertiary qualification, preferably with a strong focus on Information Technology/Computer Science. (Applications of candidates completing studies this year will be considered)
  • Good problem-solving and programming ability
  • Microsoft Excel exposure
  • The fundamentals of financial accounting
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Drive to constantly innovate and exceed our clients’ expectations
Location: East Rand

Tiger Brands Internship Opportunity 2018

Tiger Brands offers career opportunities across a wide range of disciplines from: Engineering, Technical, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement all the way through to Customer Management, Shopper Marketing, Marketing, Research & New Product Development, Finance and IT.

We are seeking a recently qualified graduate with a degree/diploma in Marketing/Sales or equivalent qualification for internship and will be exposed in the field of sales within our Bakery Facility.

Interested candidates should have a completed qualification in the above mentioned fields with no outstanding modules. They should be currently unemployed and not have previously participated in any internship. 

This is a great opportunity for graduates to get practical work experience in their filed of study.


  • Completed qualification
  • Currently unemployed.
  • Degree/Diploma in Marketing/Sales or equivalent qualification

- Communication-Excellent written and oral Communication Skills
- Accountability-runs with tasks to completion
- Self Driven
- Ability to work Collaboratively within a team

Apply before: 2018-03-15

Send CV with supporting documents to: Antoshia.Mampa@tigerbrands.com

SEF Graduate Programme 2018

SEF Graduate Programme is now open for applications and will be closing on the 31st of August 2018. The SEF Graduate Programme is a 12 month training and development programme aimed at recent graduates with a commitment to the elimination of poverty and a passion for changing the world.

During the Programme successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience within the most famous South African Microfinance Organisation (MFI) and an internationally recognised organisation in the field of microfinance.

Over the first 6 months of the programme Successful candidates will be rotated across various departments within the the organization to give them the opportunity to acquire hands-on experience in all the departments of the organisation. 

These will include Operations, Administrations, Finance, Quality Assurance, Training, Human Resources, Research and Development, IT and Management Office.

In the second half of the Graduate Programme the successful candidates will be assigned to one of the department, based on their personal interests and the organisation’s needs.

This will give successful candidates relevant practical exposure to a specific department and allow the candidate to strengthen applicable and useful skills to cover future roles within the organisation.


Degree/Diploma in one of the following:

  • Social Sciences, Business Administration, Economics, Bcom Honours, Statistics, Auditing, Human Resources and IT.


  • Social Sciences, Business Administration, Economics, Bcom Honours, Statistics, Auditing, Human Resources and IT.


- Strong academic record-average of 65% throughout the course
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Good analytical skills
- Ability to work in a team, as well as independently
- Advanced computer literacy-Microsoft Office Package
- The ability to prioritise and multi-task
- Self-confident and self-motivated
- Proven leadership skills and self-starter
- Applicant must be a South African citizen with a valid ID document
- Non-South African citizen with a valid work permit and passport

How to Apply

Applications are to be sent to the email provide below. Include in your email your CV, cover letter and academic transcript.

Location: Tzaneen, South Africa

Closing date: 31 August 2018

Send CV with supporting documents to: HRmanager@sef.co.za