Thursday, 13 December 2018

SANCCOB Internship Opportunity 2019

The Seabird Chick Rearing internship has been developed to equip you with chick husbandry skills and egg management skills for a career in captive breeding or seabird chick rearing. The Seabird Chick Rearing internship is not as physically demanding as the other seabird internship programmes, however, you need to be focussed, self-motivated, compassionate, and highly observant. Be aware that the environment you will work in is quiet and solitary by nature.

Skills observed, assisted with, and learned during the internship:
  • Maintaining a high level of hygiene and cleanliness within the Chick Rearing Unit
  • Weighing of chicks and calculating feeds based on weight
  • Calculating and updating medication amounts for individual birds under supervision of the Veterinarian
  • Record keeping for individual birds
  • Handling and feeding African penguin chicks (all ages)
  • Admitting and monitoring of eggs during incubation and hatching (weighing, candling, measuring and egg buddy)
  • Working independently as well as part of a team
  • Assisting in basic training of other interns
  • Identifying behaviour in chicks to determine health status
  • Maintaining adequate temperature control in the Chick Rearing Unit
Expectation of interns from SANCCOB:
  • Committed individual and willingness to go the extra mile will be crucial
  • Physically fit and able to stand for a full shift
  • Comfortable with getting dirty
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions, frequently outside
  • Able to work in a team as well as independently
  • Able to follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Reliable and accountable individual
  • Compassionate and caring nature with a love for seabirds
  • Trustworthy
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong sense of initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and perform tasks in order of importance and priority and delegate tasks to volunteers and other interns
  • Work under pressure
  • Previous experience working with birds desirable though not essential

Each intern will receive a training plan that will include an outline of the internship, with goals and action dates to complete these goals; this will be done with the support of the Chick Rearing Supervisor who will be your mentor; and the Volunteer Coordinator.

Vacancies for the Seabird Chick Rearing Internship are as follows:
September 2018 – 28 February 2019
October 2018 – March 2019
March 2019 – August 2019 x 2
April 2019 – September 2019 x 1
June 2019 – November 2019 x 1
September 2019 – February 2010 x 2
October 2019 – March 2020 x 1
December 2019 – May 2020 x 1

Length of internship: 6 months (minimum)
Hours of work: Mostly shift work (AM shift 05:30 am – 02:30 pm or PM shift 01:30 pm – 09:30 pm), 5 days per week (including some weekends and public holidays) Interns may also be expected to work 8:00 am to 5:30 pm* with a lunch break 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm and a short break in the morning and afternoon.

* Some days may require interns to assist until 6:30 pm, so your willingness to go the extra mile during the busy times will be crucial.

Reporting to: Chick Rearing Supervisor

To apply for one of our internships, download the application form and send it, along with your CV and motivational letter, to

We look forward to welcoming you to SANCCOB.

Sales/Marketing Internship Opportunity at Badger Holdings 2019

We are looking for qualified interns who are hungry to kick start their career in the financial and short-term industry to join our winning team of sales consultants.

These interns should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the internship in (12 months) having gained broad experience in various aspects of marketing.

Key performance areas (duties and responsibilities):
  • Contact prospective customers and provide them with information on what the company is all about and the services provided
  • Up-sell and cross-sell new products or services to existing customers
  • Ensure that appropriate information is available of the product or service being endorsed
  • Follow up on customers who have shown interest in a particular product
  • Devise sales and marketing strategies aimed at fulfilling targeted goals
  • Ensure customer loyalty by providing exceptional customer services
  • Maintaining existing business and creating new business opportunities and continuously building good relationships with dealers
  • Diploma/degree in marketing and sales or business management
  • No experience is required just a great attitude
  • Needs to reside in the East Rand area 
Knowledge, skills, and attributes

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills 
Behavioural competencies

  • Approach work strategically
  • Meet deadlines sales and targets
  • Customer oriented
  • Team player
Location: Johannesburg

Email and updated copy of your CV to

AIBN will respond to short listed candidates. Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Finance Graduate Programme at GlaxoSmithKline 2019

Supports the Finance team with general finance responsibilities as detailed below. 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.


  • Serve as Finance Graduate for the South and Souther Africa business, covering 12.
  • Responsible for SA and SnA payment process, month-end reporting, assisting with SA and SnA planning activities and all other day to day requirements.
  • To ensure quality financial processes, systems and tools are introduced and maintained to support the businesses cross functional teams.
  • To provide financial support to the annual forecasting and budgeting processes.
  • To provide financial control and monthly analysis of actual results vs budgets and forecasts.
1. Payments process
  • Prepare payment packs on a monthly basis, with supporting documents, and timeously submit to the Commercial Finance Partner for authorization.
  • Pro-actively follow up with distributors, regarding outstanding documents.
  • Prepare GL postings which correctly reflect the nature of the transaction for completed payments and timeously submit to the Finance Shared Services team.
  • Prepare remittance advices for all payments made to distributors.
  • Maintain filing of relevant documents.
  • Set-up process for the monthly reconciliation of creditor balances and perform monthly distributor reconciliations.
2. Month-end reporting
  • Preparation of monthly Aspen journals including sales recon.
  • Preparation of monthly headcount report.
  • Preparation of the Advertising & Promotion (A&P) expense tracker and the Opex tracker on a monthly basis
  • Submission of HCP reporting on a quarterly basis.
  • Assist with commentary for the monthly analysis of Opex.
  • Assist with IPT responsibilities.
3. Forecasting and budgeting process
  • Assist the SA Finance business partner with the monthly forecasting and annual budgeting of headcount, capex and depreciation of new capex.

4. Compliance
  • Ensure that there are SOPs / Knowledge Documents to support the systems and processes.
  • Completion and acknowledgement of relevant SOP’s and e-learning
  • Perform L1 and L2 testing as required by the annual testing plan requirements and compile reports which document the procedure and outcomes of testing performed.
5. General
  • Maintain selling prices in JDE
  • Prepare and participate in adhoc analysis and projects as required.
  • Ensure adequate systems and processes are in place.
  • Support commercial projects from Emerging Markets perspective.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the local business, the industry and competitors in the industry.
  • Develop an established network within the commercial teams and greater organisation.
  • Provide information and assist with internal and external audits.
  • Assist Commercial Finance partner in managing risks noted on the Risk register.
  • Live the GSK values of integrity, transparency, customer first and respect.
Why You?

  • Minimum Bcom (Accounting) , Preferably completing CIMA qualification
  • Extensive experience in MS Office (Good working knowledge of Excel)
Job Factors:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and deliver timeously on deadlines
  • Ability to grasp concepts quickly and take ownership for own learning
  • Display initiative by proactively seeking solutions to challenges
  • Must be able to work overtime as and when required
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Portuguese and French beneficial (not required)


  • Understanding of Financial and Management Accounting concepts
  • Knowledge of foreign currency payments
  • Knowledge of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)

The role complexity is medium.

Independent Thinking:
The role requires a person to be able to think and problem solve independently requesting guidance from their manager when required.

The incumbent will be responsible for preparing payment requisitions in line with the internal process for the various markets as well as providing assistance with month-end reporting and planning responsibilities. The graduate will be required to contribute to compliance testing and requirements.

Annual Strategic Planning:
Responsible for assisting with portions of the planning process within the company with the other business partners and commercial business.


Marketing Graduate Opportunity at Caxton 2019

We’re looking for a graduate to join our marketing team in Johannesburg Northern Suburbs. You’ll work closely with our writers and website content managers to help us promote the work we do.

You’ll be helping with managing and selecting campaigns for our websites, social media and newspapers, and your primary role will be to help us launch a host of new products. You’ll also have the opportunity to work on our various client campaigns and take part in our ongoing internal sales and marketing training sessions.

About Caxton
Ours is an unconventional business success story. By doing things differently and better for over 25 years, we have grown from small beginnings into one of the largest publishers and printers in South Africa. Our roots are deeply embedded in the country, and our heritage directly and indirectly correlates with that of many of South Africa's original printing giants. We remain the maverick company of our early days, continuing to push the boundaries and display a free spirited flair for print.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Degree in marketing or equivalent qualification completed 2018
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Enthusiastic about digital and print marketing and keen to gain some experience
  • Strong writing skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Reliable, efficient, self-reliant and flexible
  • Must reside in Joburg north area.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Own reliable vehicle and drivers licence is an advantage

Send CV to Sydney Lishivha at Please attach the following documents: CV, motivational letter, ID, grade 12 and full academic record/transcripts or qualification.

Source: BizCommunity 

5x Laboratory Trainees at GSK 2019

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.

Job Requirements:
1.1 Tests compliance of products (including routine Stability products) and materials as per documented Specifications and Analytical Methods.
1.2 Performs analysis using wet chemical techniques and instrumental methods of analysis (HPLC, GC) as applicable.
1.3 Ensures that applicable SOPs are followed and required records are completed.
1.4 Examines samples critically.
1.5 Records results as per GLP requirements.
1.6 Reviews results for accuracy and reports any anomalies to Supervisor or Manager.
1.7 Samples and test compliance of Site systems (Purified water etc.) as per documented procedures.
1.8 Ensures cleanliness of working and surrounding area.
1.9 Ensures that documentation is performed in the demarcated areas and that chemical analysis is performed on the workbenches.
1.10  Ensures preparation and storage of reagents as per SOPs.
1.11 Ensures that SOPs in use are current and notifies the Manager of any out-of-date procedures.
1.12 Verifies the calibration status of equipment as required by the Manager.
1.13 Completes appropriate equipment logs after usage, verification and maintenance.
1.14 Performs system monitoring (eg. Fridge temperatures, fume cupboard pressures) and completion of appropriate logs as required by the Manager.
1.15 Complies with EHS standards and guidelines and Site EHS SOPs.
1.16 Complies with SOPs wrt safe use of chemicals/reagents, glassware, analytical procedures and the use of PPE.
1.17 Participates in, projects to continually improve processes.
1.18 Participates in Manufacturing Technology projects eg. NIR.


  • Matric
  • Theory in National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (minimum).
  • Proficiency in use of wet chemical and instrumental analytical techniques

Caxton Journalism Graduate Programme 2019

Caxton is looking for a graduate to join its newsroom at the Caxton hub in Johannesburg north and Weltervreden Park.

About Caxton
Ours is an unconventional business success story. By doing things differently and better for over 25 years, we have grown from small beginnings into one of the largest publishers and printers in South Africa.

Our roots are deeply embedded in the country, and our heritage directly and indirectly correlates with that of many of South Africa's original printing giants. We remain the maverick company of our early days, continuing to push the boundaries and display a free spirited flair for print.

Job description
  • Writing daily articles for web and weekly articles for print following a prescribed style and brief
  • Social networking across all relevant platforms
  • Manage content and news angles
  • Cover live events
  • Producing photographs of high quality
  • Grade 12
  • Diploma/degree in journalism
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Strong writing skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Own transport required
  • Reliable, efficient, self-reliant and flexible
Send your CV to Sydney at Please attach the following documents: CV, motivational letter, ID copy, drivers licence copy, grade 12 and full academic record or qualification.

Source: BizCommunity 

AON Internship Opportunity 2019

Aon South Africa has an exciting opportunity for a Internship at our offices in Durban for a insurance position. The successful incumbent will be responsible for assisting in producing and/ or providing quality checks in respect of documentation and transactional activities required supporting the placement of business.

Key Responsibilities
  • To support to more experienced Client Managers with administrative tasks and gets involved in less complex client facing tasks (renewals, declarations, presentations, confirmations). 
  • Secondary point of contact for clients providing services and resolving queries, and primary contact for own clients.
  • Assists in the day to day running of clients’ risk and insurance programmes, producing documentation and checking policies and cover where required ensuring the insurance programme keeps up with the needs of the client.
  • Contributes to all client planning meetings and attends and contributes to internal and external client meetings
  • Provides clients with renewal notices and reminders.
  • Facilitate renewal process and prepares renewal quotes and closing instructions for clients.
  • Facilitate and communicates with both broking centre and specialist divisions on client requirements at renewal and during insurance period. Can identify appropriate channels for risk placement based on clients' market security guidelines and other requirements and ensuring utilization of SPS’s.
  • Identify appropriate channels for risk placement based on clients' market security guidelines and other requirements
  • Maintains management information e.g. by inputting into relevant databases (ensure ECM filing and update of renewals on SalesForce)
  • Responsible for invoicing and credit control (utilizing Pearl system).
  • Liaises with the outsource supplier to pass on appropriate work and ensure standards are met (where outsource partner exists)
  • Generate new business and referrals
  • Responds promptly and efficiently to instructions, requests and enquiries at all times
  • Prioritises own work and works autonomously within defined boundaries
  • Works under close supervision of more senior Client Facing Brokers
  • Submitting contract documentation to clients and making necessary follow ups on Appropriate record keeping.
  • Assisting in tender processes for potential new clients 
  • Producing final reinsurance documentation to confirm coverage to clients.
  • Drafting renewal proposals.
  • Reviewing and checking reinsurance documentation to ensure that it satisfies client requirements and other standards (e.g. regulatory).

Minimum Requirements
  • Bcom Risk Management, Economics Or similar
  • Be articulate and have good communication skills, both written and verbal, in order to commit to excellent client service.
  • Have advanced MS Office experience, especially MS Excel.
  • Have a high work ethic and have the ability to work under pressure.
  • Be analytical and demonstrate problem solving abilities.
  • Pay attention to detail.
  • Be proactive and take own initiative.
  • Be a team player.
Closing date: 18/12/2018

General Code of Conduct for Authorized Financial Services Providers and Representatives (as governed by the Financial Services Board, Board Notice 80 of 2003). Have knowledge and understanding of the applicable provisions set out in the Short Term Insurance Act No 53 of 1998 and supporting regulations.

Pepsi Internship Opportunity 2019

An eCommerce intern at PepsiCo will provide analytical support to senior managers in the development of various sales-driving initiatives and assist PepsiCo in achieving their short and long-term business strategy. The position requires significant interaction with various functions on the eCommerce team including sales, marketing, finance, strategy and supply chain to help bring the project to life. This position requires a highly quantitative skill set and comfort with analyzing data to develop detailed and thought provoking strategic analyses and recommendations. To accomplish this, the intern will be required to use a number of databases and scanner data systems.

Just because this role looks like it's located in Purchase, NY doesn't mean it is! At PepsiCo we place Campus Interns/ Full- Time and Graduate hires in roles nationwide across both field and headquarter locations. Field based roles will only be placed in the field.

What you can expect:

We are PepsiCo 
PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader operating in more than 200 countries with a product portfolio that includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands. From Gatorade to Quaker, to LIFEWTR, to Lay’s, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

Innovation is a critical way we impact the market, as well as communities around the globe. We believe there is value in products, people, and planet. And we strive to make a difference by creating solutions that leave a lasting positive footprint.

Our culture is driven by our employees. No two days are the same; we’re dynamic and full of passionate teams embracing new ideas through our collaborative spirit. At PepsiCo, What Makes You Unique, Makes Us Better!

Functional Description: 
PepsiCo’s eCommerce internship program is a 10 week summer program between June and August held in our NYC office with significant time spent in our Westchester HQ locations. An eCommerce summer internship at PepsiCo is an opportunity to independently solve a critical business problem and contribute real value to a fast-paced and emerging team. Each intern is presented with a timely question from their team, and challenged to both think strategically and engage cross-functional partners to provide a provocative and comprehensive recommendation during their final presentation. This structure mirrors the project-based work process of full-time employees.

Although this process lends itself to great autonomy in setting agenda, workflow and output, interns have full support, guidance and feedback from their managers and the broader eCommerce organization. As a class, PepsiCo interns are availed of best-in-class exposure to senior leadership, educated on the global PepsiCo organization, and given opportunities to build relationships with fellow interns across both functions and US PepsiCo headquarters (New York, Dallas and Chicago). ECommerce is a rapidly changing and evolving source of growth for PepsiCo, it is imperative for our organization to drive an aggressive growth agenda in 2018.

What we’re looking for: 
At PepsiCo, we look for highly self-motivated, results oriented people who will thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment. Our eCommerce team members need both strong analytical skills, keen instincts and a highly developed work ethic. Ultimately, PepsiCo is looking for high energy people who will be passionate about eCommerce and building our business and have a desire to take on significant accountability. We welcome diversity of thought and backgrounds and encourage candidates of all majors to apply.

The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:

Strong analytical skills – as evidenced by high intelligence and previous ownership of comprehensive analytical tasks and projects
Cross-functional “literacy” – as evidenced by the ability to work with support functions such as Supply Chain and Finance in capacities ranging from customer planning to product innovation
Planning skills - as evidenced by the capability to develop tools such as annual plans and forecasts that incorporate Sales and Marketing input
Strong problem-solving capabilities – as evidenced by a track record of finding feasible solutions to complex problems, especially in an environment with incomplete information and tight timelines
Sound communication skills – as evidenced by the ability to educate and influence management and staff to act in the best interest of internal and external stakeholders through written and verbal communications
Resilience – as evidenced by the courage maintain a positive attitude when faced with obstacles and the willingness to develop alternative approaches to overcome them
Bias for action – as evidenced by a track record of taking decisions in to drive the interests of the business while still maintaining highest levels of rigor and compliance

Minimum Qualifications - Each candidate is expected to:

  • Graduate with Bachelor’s degree within one (1) year of internship completion.
  • Be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future work authorization or visa sponsorship for employment
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon passing required prescreens, including, but not limited to, drug and alcohol screening and motor vehicle reports.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

For San Francisco Bay Area: Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

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