Wednesday, 1 April 2020

SERI Candidate Attorneys Opportunities 2020

SERI seeks to appoint 2 candidate attorneys (CAs) to be based in South Africa. SERI wishes to contribute to the development of a new generation of human rights lawyers at the national and international level. Accordingly, the positions carry with them significant opportunities for international travel and continuing professional training and development.

The SERI Law Clinic (SERI) has a first-rate human rights practice, which encompasses constitutional and administrative law, criminal defence, defamation, labour law, property law, contract law (insofar as it involves consumer protection) and actions against the police and other delictual claims. SERI concentrates its work in South Africa’s townships, informal settlements and other poor and marginalised communities.

SERI’s practitioners appear regularly at all levels of the court system, up to and including the Constitutional Court. SERI has an enviable track record in obtaining and enforcing ground-breaking judgments.

Start date: 1 January 2021

Remuneration: R240 000 per annum.


  • LLB Degree.
  • Interest in and, some prior engagement with, human rights law or litigation.
  • Desirable:
  • Interest in, and experience of, research and publication.
  • Fluency in any of South Africa’s indigenous languages.
  • SERI is authorised by the Legal Practice Council to accept and train CAs. CAs are recruited for a fixed-term of two years, leading to qualification and admission as an Attorney. 

If you are interested in either of these posts, please send a CV, together with a covering letter to Princess Nkuna at In your letter, provide a detailed explanation of why you are interested in working for SERI, and what qualities and experience you would bring to the post.

Generalised covering letters, which do not engage with SERI’s activities and purpose, will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and will be expected to make themselves available for interview in May or June 2020.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

The successful candidate will also join the Bertha Justice Fellowship Programme.

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Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Pick n Pay CA Trainees 2020

Pick n Pay CA Trainees are the prospective future leaders of our business. We are looking for individuals who want to continue adding value to our organisation, not only during the programme, but also beyond, resulting in growing their career while being part of our amazing team.

Do we share the same values? Are you genuinely passionate about retail? Do you want to be one of Pick n Pay’s future leaders? Individuals who are serious about their careers and wish to be part of the Pick n Pay team, are invited to apply.

At Pick n Pay we have exciting opportunities for determined, focused and dedicated individuals who wish to apply for a trainee position (Accounting articles) in the retail industry, whilst working towards their CA (SA) qualification.

We’re looking for talented people with exceptional skills who share our values to join a team of experienced professionals.

Minimum Requirements
  • You would need to have finalised your CTA/PGDA/Honors degree by December 2020 in order to write ITC in January 2021. Please attach copies of transcripts and proof of registration thereof (Latest updated CV, University transcripts, Registration of CTA/PGDA for 2020 or University transcript / certificate of CTA/PGDA passed)

Duties & Responsibilities
Attention needs to be given to the compulsory Financial Reporting competency at any SAICA-accredited training office. Your main focus will be to achieve at least one of the following elective skills:

(i) Financial Management, or
(ii) Management Decision-making and Control, or
(iii) Taxation

This will support you to develop a comprehensive grasp of these core- competencies. Audit-related topics will be introduced as a residual part of the programme, allowing you to achieve basic knowledge of each area of learning.

Additional Information
You will need to be based at the Pick n Pay offices situated in Cape Town for the duration of the training contract. Relocation and accommodation costs will be for your own account. Please carefully consider these additional costs if you need to relocate to Cape Town before applying.


Pick n Pay is committed to source, recruit, select and appoint talent that support our business and promotes equal opportunities in accordance with our Employment Equity and Diversity aspirations

Coronation HR Internship Opportunity 2020

Join Coronation's Talent Management team based in Claremont Cape Town, on a 23-month internship. This is a fantastic opportunity for a graduate with a ‘can -do’ attitude who delivers beyond what is expected of them and is very keen to get well-rounded exposure to our HR value chain.

To reliably and accurately support the Talent Management team in realising business
priorities through the execution of talent programmes, initiatives and efficiencies in line
with the talent management strategy.

If you are super organised, thrive on multi-tasking and willing to learn, we would love to hear from you.

Ideal Qualifications

  • A Commerce or Social Sciences degree majoring in Organisational Psychology, HR Management or similar.
Systems Knowledge
  • MS Excel would be an advantage.
Ideal personality attributes:
  • Team player
  • Creative flair
  • Keen to learn
  • Strong communicator
  • Organized and efficient 

Please note that in order to meet objectives set in our Employment Equity plan, preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from designated groups.

Coronation Trainee Investment Analyst Internship 2020

Join Coronation's Global Emerging Markets team in Claremont supporting the analysis of companies listed in emerging markets. This role is the ideal start for someone who has a natural interest in businesses and what drives their success. The role will include providing research support to a team of analysts and fund managers whilst training to become an investment analyst.

You will be surrounded by experienced top class investment professionals and need strong accounting and numerical skills to excel in this role.This role is the ideal start for someone who has a natural interest in businesses and what drives their success. 

The role will include providing research support to a team of analysts and fund managers whilst training to become an investment analyst. You will be surrounded by experienced top class investment professionals and need strong accounting and numerical skills to excel in this role.

Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Ad hoc research responsibilities, including supporting analysts with company and sector analysis of listed companies in Emerging and Global Markets and coverage of stocks over time.
  • Maintenance of a number of research-related databases


  • Ideal experience: 
  • Research experience would be useful but not essential
  • Ideal qualifications: 
  • Business Science/B.Comm
  • Engineering degree
  • Actuarial degree
  • Chartered Accountant/Chartered Financial Analyst

Competencies and ideal personality attributes:

  • Confident self-starter
  • Motivated and driven
  • Willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail

Most Important Attribute:

  • Proven academic ability with consistently top results during their degree
  • Interest in investments

Closing Date : 2020/06/01

Please note that in order to meet objectives set in our Employment Equity plan, preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from designated groups.

Sanlam Actuarial Graduate Training Programme 2020

The Sanlam Actuarial Graduate Training Programme 2020 starts off with an unofficial ‘internship’ that lets you familiarise yourself with the inner workings of Sanlam by getting to know its products and systems. Once you have a good grasp of this, you will be exposed to more technical positions. We will help you develop your analytical abilities in order to further develop your actuarial skills.

Your actuarial exam results combined with your on-job performance will determine how quickly you progress and are exposed to more advanced areas of this side of Sanlam’s business.

Our comprehensive actuarial support programme includes great additional benefits such as:

  • Study time during work hours
  • Bursaries to complete your actuarial examinations
  • Financial rewards for passing your exams
  • Guidance and mentoring


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science.
  • Must qualify for exemptions of at least six (6) actuarial examinations by the time you graduate.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Above-average Microsoft Office skills are non-negotiable
Key competencies for success:

  • Strong analytical ability and a structured approach to problem solving
  • Team player
  • Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge and Skills

  • Actuarial Problem Solving
  • Issues management
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Personal Attributes

  • Self-development - Contributing independently
  • Interpersonal savvy - Contributing independently
  • Nimble learning - Contributing independently
  • Tech savvy - Contributing independently

Build a successful career with us
We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies

  • Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
  • Customer focus - Contributing independently
  • Drives results - Contributing independently
  • Collaborates - Contributing independently
  • Being resilient - Contributing independently

Closing date : 30 June 2020

Location: Bellville, Western Cape


The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

Our commitment to transformation
The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity.  This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.

Saturday, 28 March 2020

IBM Research Africa Internship Programme 2020

With the IBM Research Africa Internship Programme, we are reaching out to outstanding young research talent in South Africa and invite qualified masters and doctoral students to apply for a 6 to 12-month internship position at the IBM Research lab in South Africa and take up this opportunity to work at a world-class research lab on some of the grand challenges and pressing problems that we are facing today. Candidates will gain insights into real industry challenges and obtain hands-on experience that should be valuable to their university and faculty. Candidates will bring back knowledge of IBM’s advanced technologies and contacts throughout IBM Research.

The ideal candidates should have an applied knowledge in some of the following fields: data science, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, Internet of things, computer vision, software engineering, applied physics and statistics. Successful candidates will develop and deploy proof of concept technologies and algorithms for the projects they are assigned to.

The candidate will be expected to demonstrate the ability to define research questions, formulate hypothesis, and develop and demonstrate innovative solutions using cutting edge technologies. Furthermore, the candidate will be expected to collaborate extensively with internal and external teams.

Research projects will mostly be characterized by data driven innovation and machine learning, example research projects include: unsupervised machine learning on the cloud, traffic optimization, TB contact tracing, pulsar detection, genomics, computational biology, natural language processing applications in medicine, image analysis, air quality management, and stream processing analytics for the Square Kilometer Array radio astronomy project. Many of the research projects will be geared towards having transformational impact in South Africa and across the African continent.

The internship is open to any recognized MSc, MEng or PhD candidate working in the following areas at the time of application: Computational Biology; Computer Science; Data Science; Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering; Genomics; Industrial Engineering; Physics; Service Science; Statistics.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• Be a South African Citizen.
• Member of designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act.
• Registered at a recognised university in one of the aforementioned fields of study.
• Considerable programming experience in prominent languages such as C++, Python, Java, JavaScript, MATLAB, and R.
• Demonstrable academic research proficiency based on the scientific method.
• Working knowledge of popular and current machine learning methods and implementation techniques.
• Experience in application programming notably for mobile and web-based applications, development of web APIs, and user experience design for a variety of platforms.
• The candidate should be comfortable applying their knowledge and expertise in different domains and partnering with domain experts.

Experience with deep learning, signal and image processing, and computational mathematics will be advantageous.


Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.

Friday, 27 March 2020

Alfa Laval South Africa Business Analyst Internship Opportunity 2020

Alfa Laval South Africa is looking for a Business Analyst Intern in their Food & Water Division. This opportunity is for a young, dynamic individual who will be responsible to perform the job and complete their Internship Programme running for 12 months.


  • To analyse potential for equipment in Energy, Food & Water and Marine in South & Sub Saharan Africa.
  • To analyse and produce planning visits recommendations for sales team
  • To contact & confirm appointments for sales team, in cooperation with respective LAM
  • Update and create additional ad hoc reporting reference tools.
  • To prepare site specific service schedules, with equipment details
  • To assist relevant Product & Application in building Service Agreement proposals based on site lists
  • Assist in creating key metric graphs, including industry benchmarks and industry performance data.
  • To generate country / industry reports, for selected countries / industries
  • Analyse of export and import data on relevant countries and products
  • Other duties may be assigned, directed or requested


  • Major in Engineering or related field is preferred- from a Univerity/University of Technology
  • Applicants must have a letter from University for Workplace Experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is required
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be a South African Citizen

Required Competencies:

  • Planning/Organizing
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Resourceful, intellectually curious, empathetic, poised, high energy and mature
  • Creativity
  • Decisiveness
Please send your application no later than 29th March 2020

Location: Johannesburg


We create better everyday conditions for people. We do this by contributing to a more sustainable future through engineering innovation. We love what we do and we’re good at it. We're now looking for passionate people to become even better!

Procter and Gamble Internship Opportunity 2020

Procter and Gamble has an internship for those who have NOT completed their Bachelors’ degree studies yet. Our aim is to select exceptional students for internship openings who are seeking developing their skills while being mentored & coached by strong P&G leaders.

Upon successful completion of the Internship, you will have an opportunity to be considered for Full-Time employment upon completion of your degree.

You are solicited to apply regardless your specific field of study. The job openings cover departments like Marketing, Customer Business Development, Supply Chain, Finance & Accounting, Consumer Market Knowledge, Human Resources, Communications, Purchasing, Health Care and Information Technology.

You will be part of inclusive work environment that guarantees fair learning opportunities and challenges that will enable you to grow and develop.

Requirements (skills / experiences) for the role:

  • Currently studying towards a Bachelors’ Degree
  • You’re available for the internship for 6 consecutive weeks in June-July 2020 (depending on your academic calendar)
  • You demonstrate leadership skills
  • You love to work in a Team
  • You value Diversity and aspired to work in a dynamic culture.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that all recruitment stages (assessments and interviews) will be done virtually.


We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.