14 June 2021

Old Mutual Business Support Specialist Graduate Opportunity 2021

Description: Apply now for the Old Mutual Business Support Specialist Graduate Opportunity 2021.

This position is an exciting opportunity for a determined, ambitious young professional that is looking to gain invaluable experience across a Wealth and Investment business. 

This role utilises expert knowledge in the specific fields of administration / product / process to resolve technical and complex problems, usually in support of financial/investment or operational queries/issues. The incumbent is individually accountable for achieving results through own efforts.

Job Description

  • This role functions as a subject matter expert in a specific field of administration / product / process.
  • Often acts as a point of escalation for matters with higher level of complexity than those handled by Administration Specialists.
  • Often acts as a consultant w.r.t decision making of operational and or tactical importance (typically deliverables are part of level three plans).
  • Could act as an expert resource on major projects or could be accountable for the delivery of projects within the division or BU.
  • Could be accountable for major administration processes and the project management thereof (usually with an extended timeline in excess of a month).
  • Strong support role to the BU Leadership and Exec

Do you qualify to apply?

  • Are you aged 26 or younger?
  • Are you a South African citizen?
  • Are you able to work / relocate to Cape Town?
  • Have you achieved a minimum 65% average in your final year (across all subjects)?
  • Have you completed and/or in your final year of a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate University Degree

Your time is now to join Old Mutual.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY - Business Support Specialist-1

CLICK HERE TO APPLY - Business Support Specialist-2

Old Mutual is a premium African financial services organisation that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key market segments in 14 countries. The lines of business include Life and Savings, Property and Casualty, Asset Management and Banking and Lending.

We are rooted in our purpose of Championing Mutually Positive Futures Every Day and believe that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.

Old Mutual Junior Associate Graduate Opportunity 2021

 Description: Apply now for the Old Mutual Junior Associate Graduate Opportunity 2021.

This position is an exciting opportunity for a determined, ambitious young professional that is looking to gain invaluable experience across a Wealth and Investment business. 

This role will act mainly as support to Exec’s on various projects and execution of operational delivery. This position is a typically entry-level position.

Job Description

  • Provides support on areas of operational execution
  • Conducts research and due diligence exercises
  • Partners on financial models for new products
  • Performs market and investment opportunity analysis
  • Performs strategic administrative duties for an executive.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with executives and senior management.
  • Coordinates resources to gather information and may prepare first draft of various reports.
  • Prepares presentations with input from senior.
  • Responsible for ensuring relevant matters are included on board and Exco agendas.
  • Ensures senior is equipped with necessary documentation to proceed with meetings.

Do you qualify to apply?

  • Are you aged 26 or younger?
  • Are you a South African citizen?
  • Are you located in Cape Town?
  • Have you achieved a minimum 65% average in your final year (across all subjects)?
  • Have you completed a postgraduate University Degree
Your time is now to join Old Mutual.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Old Mutual is a premium African financial services organisation that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key market segments in 14 countries. The lines of business include Life and Savings, Property and Casualty, Asset Management and Banking and Lending.

We are rooted in our purpose of Championing Mutually Positive Futures Every Day and believe that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.

Grain SA Agricultural Economist Internship Programme 2021

 Description: Apply now for Grain SA Agricultural Economist Internship Programme 2021.

Grain SA is a major role player in the grain industry in South Africa and offers industry strategic services to grain producers and other role players. The organization would like to appoint a suitable, qualified person for 12 months.

The incumbent will be responsible for the following key performance areas: 

Market Research: Maintain a market research database and relevant web information. Conducts input and market research analysis on grain and oilseeds in order to advise on grain and oilseed economic conditions. Presentations to working groups, meetings, farmer days and market research presentations to relevant stakeholders. Collecting of input costs and calculating of enterprise budgets. A strong focus on member interest and solutions would be required. 

Advisory: Writing of articles, newsletters and contributions to different media sources for publication. Compile and analyse comprehensive grain economic/market reports. Making projections and forecasts and interpret the findings for example supply and demand tables on grains. Attendance and presentations at farmer days. 

Administration: Proof read minutes of the working meetings and assisting the Committee Officer. Writing of reports, facilitating and arranging meetings. 

Information Sharing: Engage and liaise with relevant stakeholders in the grain industry/agriculture on agricultural policies. Assist members regarding concerns and challenges. 

Enquiries: Ensure service delivery through handling of enquiries from the general public, financial institutions, research institutes, government officials, management, Grain SA members, etc 

Interdepartmental Support: Support to Senior Economists in the team and marketing team 

Various other duties are included and is available on request 

Requirements for the Post: 

  • Agricultural Economics degree
  • Computer literate in all MS Office programmes on intermediate level
  • Fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans (written and spoken language)
  • In depth knowledge of the grain industry
  • Able to do public speaking to groups and to travel individually and extensively
  • Professionalism with excellent communication skills
  • Driver's Licence 

Remuneration: 

The organization will offer a competitive salary in exchange for the services of the successful candidate. 

All remuneration packages are calculated according to the "cost to company- method.

Closing date: Please send a detailed CV indicating qualifications as well as experience and references not later than 21 June 2021 for attention: Coretha Usher : coretha@grainsa.co.za 

All applications will be treated as confidential. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of application, please consider your application as unsuccessful. 

 Candidates for this position will be recruited according to the Employment Equity policy for Grain SA. 

3x Council for Geoscience Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Internship Programme 2021

Description: Apply now for the 3x Council for Geoscience Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Internship Programme 2021.

Overall Job Purpose : Conduct research into various carbon capture technologies, including utilization and storage. This work forms part of the multi-disciplinary mapping effort to characterise carbon storage potential in South Africa.

Job Title  : 3x Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Interns

Position Status  : Fixed Term Contract: 24 Months

Salary :  R 13 000 Per Month

Location : Head Office

Reporting Line  :  Manager: Minerals and Energy

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research into various carbon capture technologies.
  • Assessment of carbon utilization techniques, for example, carbon mineralization.
  • Applying multiple geoscientific data to characterise sites for carbon sequestration.
  • Project Implementation and Task Management within the CCUS project, which will be done under guidance.
  • Scientific analysis (processing and modelling) of geological, geophysical, environmental and hydrogeological data.
  • Work closely with Project Manager and Project Task Leaders on the CCUS project.
  • Provide monthly technical reports.
  • Liaise with, and assist the CCUS project technical team.

BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES AND REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Must be attentive to detail and able to undertake geoscience data collection, processing, modelling and interpretation.
  • Display the personal character strengths of trust, tact, integrity, and fairness.
  • Ability to manage own tasks and deliver on deadlines.
  • Demonstrate high-level interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to liaise with all levels of the community.
  • Proficiency in geoscience data processing and interpretation software packages such as Leapfrog, ArcGIS, Oasis Montaj,

GENERAL                                  

  • Keep abreast of all relevant CGS policies and procedures.
  • Keep a master library of the CGS policies and procedures up to date for use by the office.
  • Perform other ad hoc tasks as required by the Management of the Project Manager.
  • May be required to work long hours.

DISCRETION

  • Sensitivity to confidential information is non-negotiable.
  • Security screening of incumbents might be undertaken.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION 

  • BSc or BTECH degree in a geoscience related field (i.e., geology, geophysics, environmental geology, geochemistry, hydrogeology)
  • Less than one year experience in the relevant field
Closing Date: 14 June 2021

If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply, please send your application to careers@geoscience.org.za.  Please quote the position title  (Interns: CCUS ) as a reference when submitting your application.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

All appointments are subject to vetting processes. Appointments are subject to positive vetting results.

SANEDI Monitoring and Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Graduate Opportunity 2021

Description: Apply now for the SANEDI Monitoring and Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Graduate Opportunity 2021.

The Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings and Infrastructure Programme (EEPBIP) aims to employ a South African graduate for the purpose of an internship. The EEPBIP, funded by the NAMA Facility, supports the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) in scaling-up energy efficiency projects in public sector institutions.

The Job description below is for an intern to be employed to support SANEDI in their activities in the establishment of a Monitoring and Evaluation system for energy efficiency project identification for municipalities, provinces, national government and State-Owned Entities. 

The position will in principle be based at the SANEDI offices in Sandton, Johannesburg; however, during COVID restrictions, this position will require remote working.

Responsibilities

The intern will be be providing technical support in the development of a Monitoring and Evaluation System for public sector energy efficiency projects - their tasks will therefore comprise support to following activities, but not limited to:

  •  Support the establishment of data collection and analysis processes, and data integrity requirements, including the development and review of data templates;
  •  Data collection and formatting of primary data from energy efficiency projects;
  •  Support the establishment of operational processes for data transfer to other key departments (DEFF, DPME etc);
  •  Support in the finalisation of Terms of Reference for the procurement of a Monitoring and Evaluation System and support the appointed service provider in the development of the System;
  •  Preparation of briefing reports on Monitoring and Evaluation of public sector energy efficiency;Preparation of briefing reports on Monitoring and Evaluation of public sector energy efficiency;
  •  Conducting and supporting research activities as and when required on technical projects and data support.

Closing date: 23 June 2021

Location: Johannesburg

Suitable candidates may apply by submitting a motivational letter and detailed CV indicating their nationality, to: recruit-pretoria@giz.de with the following subject line “EEPBIP-SANEDI Internship Application”, for the attention of Head of Unit: Human candidates may apply by submitting a motivational letter and detailed CV indicating their nationality, for the attention of Head of Unit: Human Resource.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

13 June 2021

JUMBO, The Clothing Co TVET/FET Graduate Programme 2021

 Description: Apply now for the JUMBO, The Clothing Co TVET/FET Graduate Programme 2021.

JUMBO, The Clothing Co. has an exciting opportunity for TVET/FET Graduates with an N6 Certificate in Business Management. This 18 Month’s programme requires dedication and offers in-depth practical on the job training. 

This experience will allow students to obtain their Diploma’s.  We are looking for interns that are specifically interested in gaining practical experience in a Clothing Retail Store environment.

In terms of experience the interns will be trained in various roles and positions pertaining to the functioning of a Clothing Retail store:

  • Shop Assistant – 4 months
  • Cashier – 4 Months
  • Admin Controller – 4 months
  • Assistant Store Manager – 4 months
  • Store Manager – 2 months

The interns will be exposed to the following aspects relevant to a Clothing Retail Business:

1)Visual Merchandising: The intern will assist with merchandising in all departments as required whilst ensuring a high level of housekeeping is maintained at all times. 

2) Sales: Implement all marketing promotions to ensure maximum sales opportunities are exploited. The Intern will be expected to provide an efficient and effective service to customers, understanding their needs and requirements, working to exceed customer needs where possible. 

3) Customer service: Promote customer service and an environment conducive to a pleasant shopping experience 

4) Point of Sale Procedures: The Intern will be trained on point of sales processing tasks/activities associated with the cashier position. He/she will record, registers and attend to general applications with respect to the provision of routine point of sale cahier activities. The intern will be trained on in-house systems and software (Dolfin Live & WPRO) 

5) Administration: The Intern will perform general administration, filing and cash handling activities associated with the position of an Admin Controller. 

6) Finance: Cash management including petty cash, sales purchases , management of internal control systems as well as f fixed assets  

7) Staff management: the Store Manager will teach the intern to assign employees to specific duties, by way of their job descriptions, To-Do Lists, Plans and Goals as well as to manage performance and development of staff. 

8) Performance Evaluation: a summary report is submitted after each quarter by the Store Manager detailing the graduates performance and abilities in detail.

Minimum requirements

  • N 6 Certificate in Business Management from TVET/FET College.
  • No Criminal Record.
  • SA Citizen.
The Closing date for applications will be the 15th June 2021.

Location: East London

CV’s can be sent directly malwandemacita@jumboclothing.co.za.  Applications must include a motivational letter, stating why the applicant wants to join Jumbo’s workplace experience program as well as a certified ID copy and certified copies of qualifications, a tax number and a CV.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within two weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Bayer Customer Success Internship Programme 2021

Description: Apply now for the Bayer Customer Success Internship Programme 2021. 

Bayer is seeking an enthusiastic intern who wants to gain practical experience and participate in numerous chances to learn from genuine professionals within our Crop Science division. 

The intern will be given the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that will provide support in their daily tasks. In addition the intern will work on a relevant project/s.

Duties

  • Historical data upload onto the Climate FieldView platform
  • Spot checking FieldView/ Customer accounts for maintenance requirements
  • Record videos and tutorials for the FieldView Youtube Channel
  • General assistance with data maintenance on the Climate FieldView platform depending on background with supporting software
  • Must be willing to travel, Minimal travel required if any
  • Must have own travel arrangements to and from the Bayer Office in Isando
  • Must have general knowledge about agriculture in South Africa, background in row crops will be beneficial
  • Background in IT/QGIS/SMS Advanced will be beneficial

WHAT BAYER OFFERS

  • A challenging internship within a dynamic, international and multicultural company.
  • Excellent guidance.
  • Flexibility: taking into account a good work-life-study balance.
  • Opportunity for personal development and own initiative.

WHO YOU ARE
Experience & Qualifications
  • IT or Science Degree
  • Must be tech and digital savvy
  • Background in IT/QGIS/SMS will be beneficial
  • Proficient in English language - written and spoken
Skills & Competences
  • Proactive, independent and earger to learn
  • Flexible and and with an eye for innovation
  • Good communication, langauge and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to balance multiple tasks and achieve deadlines.
Closing Date: 15 June 2021

Location: Isando

Send your cover letter and CV to zarecruitment@bayer.com

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within three weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Rhino Africa QA/BA Internship Programme 2021

Description: Apply now for the Rhino Africa QA/BA Internship Programme 2021.

We are seeking a full-time Salesforce QA/BA Internship to join our Salesforce & Kaptio Team. As the ideal candidate, you would need to be a recent graduate with an inquisitive mind, a passion for quality control and a proactive inclination, and be a natural problem-solver. 

You'll be involved in documenting business requirements into technical documentation; keeping resource & feedback documentation up-to-date; testing of releases, new features and bugs; ongoing reviews of business requirements & processes and constantly be on the lookout for ways to improve business practices and efficiencies.

As a Salesforce QA/BA Internship, your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Performing user acceptance testing of new features and releases
  • Reporting of bugs and validation testing of fixes
  • Translating business requirements into technical requirements
  • Assist in the design, documentation, and maintenance of business & system processes 
  • Creating low-fidelity wireframes and storyboards
  • Ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimisation strategies

Requirements

Our ideal Salesforce QA/BA Internship will possess:

  • A Degree or equivalent diploma in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Commerce (Technology focused) or another relevant field of study
  • Overall computer literacy with excellent knowledge of MS Excel and Google Sheets, specifically with knowledge of formulas 
  • Excellent documentation skills and an ability to create visual models, such as workflow diagrams and wireframes
  • Phenomenal problem solving and conceptual thinking skills
  • Acute attention to detail and strong organizational skills in order to prioritize tasks and relay insights to members of the leadership team
  • The ability to work with both technical and non-technical business owners to get things done - strong communication skills in order to liaise with key stakeholders such as the tech, marketing and sales teams
  • The ability and eagerness to further develop the required skills through self-learning

Knowledge of the following will be advantageous:

  • Salesforce
  • Agile and Lean methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Systems development life cycle
  • Systems thinking (Systems dynamics knowledge)
  • Advanced Excel & GoogleSuite Knowledge
  • BPMN 2.0
  • Clickup & project management tools
Please note that preference for this position will be given to South African PDI candidates. This position is available for a minimum duration of 6 months

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

As the leading online travel company in Africa, we at Rhino Africa, are ever growing and expanding. Having kicked-off as a one-man show in 2004, we have never looked back on our accomplishments. We are now proudly, a digital travel powerhouse of quirky adventurers, tech-boffins and daring creatives - to name but a few.

Rhino Africa is an EE Employer and preference will be given to designated groups in line with the EE Plan.