Friday, 13 December 2019

SAQA Internship Opportunity 2020

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) invites applications from suitable candidates who qualify for the internship positions as described below. The sixteen internship positions are ideal for unemployed graduates with the required qualifications who want to obtain workplace experience at SAQA. This is an ETDP SETA funded Internship Programme.

Requirements are:
  • Diploma/ Degree in Supply Chain Management and/or Logistics/ Public Administration/ Finance (NQF level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.

Duties :
To gain training and workplace experience in Supply Chain Management (Demand, acquisition, logistics, risk, supplier performance, contract management, bid committee support).

Closing On: 31 December 2019

1. Intern: Junior Technician

Requirements are:
  • Diploma/Degree Information Technology NQF Level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in administrative and technical support to implement, monitor and upgrade information technology systems (hardware& software).
  • To administer a multi-platform IT environment and handle requests from users.

2. Intern: Supply Chain Management

Requirements are: 
  • Diploma/ Degree in Supply Chain Management and/or Logistics/ Public Administration/ Finance (NQF level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties : 
  • To gain training and workplace experience in Supply Chain Management (Demand, acquisition, logistics, risk, supplier performance, contract management, bid committee support).

3. Intern: Finance and Administration

Requirements are: 
  • Diploma/Degree in Accounting and/or Finance (NQF level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties : 
  • To gain training and workplace experience in Accounts Payable (all aspects of creditor control function) and in Accounts Receivable (all aspects of debtors control function in particular debt collection).

4. Intern: Human Resource

Requirements are:
  • Degree in Human Resource Management (NQF level 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in the provisioning of HR transactional/functional support; HR administration and information management.

5. Intern: Verifications

Requirements are:
  • Diploma/Degree in Public Administration (NQF Level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in Verification of qualifications, data capturing and data management.

6. Intern: Evaluation of Foreign Qualifications (Verification)

Requirements are:
  • Diploma/Degree in Information Management and/ or Communications (NQF level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in the provision of verification support to the overall evaluation function by undertaking the verification of qualification awards, relationship building for this purpose, follow-up and closure of cases.



7. Intern: Evaluation of Foreign Qualifications (Office Administration)

Requirements are:
  • Diploma/Degree in an area of administration (NQF Level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in the provision of general secretarial support and basic office administration, including coordination of staff transactions, meetings and communication.

8. Intern: Evaluation of Foreign Qualifications (Contact Centre)

Requirements are:
  • Diploma/Degree in Communication, Marketing and/ or Public Relations (NQF level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in the provision of an effective and efficient telephone and e-mail response and information service to applicants for the evaluation of foreign qualifications.

9. Intern: Research

Requirements are:
  • Masters Degree in Education or related field (NQF level 9 )
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in the research and development work that informs National Qualifications Framework (NQF) policy development and implementation, and assessing the impact of the NQF on the system for education, training, development and work in South Africa.

10. Intern: Information Management

Requirements are:
  • Degree in Information Management and/or Statistics (NQF level 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience by participating in meeting the NLRD’s deliverables in ensuring accuracy, completeness and currency of the data in the NLRD, whether captured on-line or loaded from the submissions of data suppliers, and to acquire and exercise skills such as standard operating procedures, workflow, client communication, information management, project management and teamwork.


11. Intern: Data Analysis

Requirements are:
  • Degree in Information Management and/or Statistics (NQF level 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in extracting data, analysing data and producing reports from the NLRD, in accordance with requests and specifications; and to acquire and exercise skills such as project management, workflow, standard operating procedures, client communication, information management, and teamwork.

12. Intern: Advocacy, Communication and Support

Requirements are:
  • Degree in Information Management, ICT Media or related fields (NQF level 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in the execution of digital media and information management activities.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY

13. Intern: Registration and Recognition

Requirements are:
  • Diploma/Degree in Administration (NQF level 6 or 7)
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in the provisioning of administration, reception and support to the Directorate: Registration and Recognition.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY

14. Intern: Office of the CEO

Requirements are:
  • Degree (NQF level 7 or 8) Must have the ability to write well in English.
  • Successful candidates will receive an Internship Stipend.
  • Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.
Duties :
  • To gain training and workplace experience in the Secretariat Unit and various projects in the Office of the CEO.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) invites applications from suitable candidates who qualify for the internship positions as described above.

Distell Internship Opportunity 2020

Distell offers an exciting opportunity to a suitable candidate for a Marketing International Internship in our Marketing International Department. This position will be part of the International Marketing team, based at Distell, Stellenbosch. The successful candidate will report to the Marketing Manager Commercial Wines and Marketing Manager Amarula.



Purpose of the Position:

The intention is to give practical work experience to students who are in their final year of study and require in-service work exposure in order to obtain their qualification and/or those recently graduated but unemployed and require exposure in a work environment. Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract commencing 1 April 2020 and terminating 31 March 2021,

Key Learning Areas include (but are not limited to):

  • Relationship building;
  • Budget management;
  • Product development and innovation;
  • Market research;
  • Market / Consumer intelligence and analysis;
  • Brand planning, guardrails and toolkits;
  • General administrative assistance.


The successful candidate must have the following qualification, skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification or in final year of study: E.g Degree in Finance, Marketing, or any other relevant qualification.
  • Excellent academic record;
  • Computer literacy: Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • Willingness to learn and make a difference; a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure;
  • Ability to work in a team and with cross functional groups within the business unit;
  • Project management and presentation skills.
  • Results and goal orientated;
  • Effective time management, able to meet deadlines;
  • Candidate required to work collaboratively across two brands and multiple disciplines
  • Individual to demonstrate maturity, independence and ability to be proactive
  • Must be prepared to work outside of normal working hours for international business and meeting requirements
  • Driver’s License and own transport is essential;
  • South African citizen;
  • Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract.


Closing Date: 15 January 2020

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

A career at Distell is a truly one-of-a-kind experience. It’s more than working for a highly reputable South African alcoholic beverage leader; it’s an opportunity to work in an exciting and interesting industry with good business growth prospects.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

HFHI Internship Opportunity 2020

HFHI has an Internship Opportunity for a recent graduate in 2020. As a Housing and Human Settlement Intern - Sector Representation and Partnerships, you will have the opportunity to gain work-based experience through exposure and involvement in Habitat for Humanity’s International Projects and also to provide exposure to a professional working environment while gaining knowledge and insight into the housing/human settlements sector. This position is based in Pretoria South Africa.



About
Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is a global, nonprofit, Christian housing organization working in approximately 70 countries around the world. Our vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We work toward our vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with people and families in need of a decent and affordable home. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower.

When you join Habitat for Humanity you are not only joining a global organization, but a diverse team of over 800+ people who value;

Humility: We are part of something bigger than ourselves
Courage: We do what’s right, even when it is difficult or unpopular
Accountability: We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission
We invite you to visit our website to learn more about us, our values and how we work.

Length of internship: 12 months, full time (5 days a week with flexible hours).
Stipend: R8 500

Terms of Reference for the Internship:

Responsibilities - Under the supervision of the Housing and Human Settlements Director, the intern will focus on the following:

  • Contribute to the coordination and preparatory process for the Africa Housing Forum, engaging with internal committee.
  • Conduct desktop research of key housing stakeholders in the region and in selected countries and around different technical areas  
  • Start and manage database of key regional stakeholders and partnerships in coordination with respective subject matter experts (SMEs), regional program managers and others Habitat teams.
  • Support HFH sector representation and presence strategy for key regional events and selected country events, develop concept notes for panels and sessions, coordinate speaking roles, coordination with partners, etc. 
  • Read, analyze and present information for use in strategy, program guidelines, program position papers, as well as business development documents around Sub-Saharan and Middle East regional priorities.
  • Provide project management support on special projects with involvement in the full project management life cycle
  • Assist with the planning and logistics of any program-related meetings, workshops or other events, including notetaking.
  • Assist with project administrative support tasks, including official correspondence with business partners. 
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


Expected Outcomes - At the end of the internship, the following outcomes are envisaged:

  • Completed reports, content papers, presentations and recommendations as tasked on different assignments.
  • Knowledge gained of the housing/human settlements sector.
  • Experience and understanding of Habitat’s program-related processes and systems, enhanced skills in project management.
  • Experience of a range of administrative processes in Habitat for Humanity.
  • Insight and experience of working in an international Non-Profit Organization with a diverse team of people.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in a related field – Development Studies, Public & Development Administration, Project Management, Social Sciences or Housing & Human Settlements. A postgraduate qualification would be a definite advantage.
  • Have computer skills particularly MS Office, Power Point, MS Project and intermediate Excel skills.

Required qualities:

  • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and be able to work well both independently and in a team environment. 
  • The person must enjoy research work and have a strong analytical mind.  
  • Must be enthusiastic, creative and self-motivated.
  • Should be willing to do administrative work.  
  • Readily listens to other perspectives and is open to learning.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in two-way communication.
  • Interest in housing/land issues/advocacy/basic services and international development.

Other Relevant Information



  • Interns are urged to complete the full term of their internship and will accordingly receive a reference on successful completion thereof.  
  • The intern must keep confidential any and all unpublished information made known during the internship and not publish any reports or papers on the basis of information obtained except with HFHI’s written approval and authorization.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit your CV along with a letter of motivation to emeahr@habitat.org. Kindly quote the title of the vacancy in the subject of the email: Housing and Human Settlement Intern - Sector Representation and Partnerships.

Closing Date for Applications is 31 December 2019

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

IJR Internship Opportunity 2020

IJR seeks to appoint a Communications Intern to be based in Cape Town. The purpose of this position is to assist the Communications and Advocacy team with internal communications, media monitoring, online profiling of the Institute and monitoring and evaluation, as well as ad hoc tasks that may arise, including events management. Ideally, the candidate should have a clear understanding and adherence to communications processes.


Employment type: 11-month period

About
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000 in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. They are an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia. The Communications and Advocacy’ unit at IJR seeks to employ a dynamic individual as the programme intern from January 2020 - December 2020. The Communications and Advocacy objective is to engage all stakeholders in a relevant way that informs, advocates and sets the agenda for justice and reconciliation.

Responsibilities:

  • Compile and gather content for the organisational newsletter;
  • Update and report on IJR ‘news and events’;
  • Assist with marketing and branding;
  • Assist with the development of online campaigns and messages;
  • Conduct media monitoring and produce media clippings;
  • Conduct media research and Google analytics;
  • Assist with website and social media updates;
  • Assist with media relations;
  • Assist with adhoc programme filing, scanning and administration tasks;
  • Assist with event planning and logistics
  • This internship will expose and train the successful candidate in the following areas, over the 11-month period. The intern will work across a spectrum of communication tasks which will include social media marketing, media relations media tracking/monitoring, photography, website management and events among others.


Required:

  • Good writing skills in English and preferably another South African language
  • Computer literacy skills (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Understanding of the usage of social media for organisations
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Confidence
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creative and pro-active, responsible and accountable
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure 

Qualifications: 

  • BA in Marketing/Communications Science /Journalism
Document Requirements:
  • Please submit your CV with a minimum of 2 references, a motivational letter and written sample of your work (published article, blog entry – not academic)
  • Only applications with ALL of the required documentation will be accepted.
  • Duration of the contract: 11 months (14th January – 15th December 2020)



Additional Comments:


  • This position will only be offered to South African nationals or candidates with permanent residence status in South Africa.
  • Monthly stipend of R5 500
  • IJR will not cover relocation costs

Opportunity closing date: Monday, 30 December, 2019

Applications to be sent to: Veronique Adonis vadonis@ijr.org.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more information about IJR refer to https://www.ijr.org.za/

For other opportunities in the NGO sector, refer to http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunities

Location:
Cape Town

Habitat for Humanity International Internship Opportunity 2020

Habitat for Humanity International has a Housing and Human Settlement Intern - Housing Systems Strategic Initiative for a recent graduate. You will have the opportunity to gain work-based experience through exposure and involvement in Habitat for Humanity’s International Projects and also to provide exposure to a professional working environment while gaining knowledge and insight into the housing/human settlements sector. This position is based in Pretoria South Africa.



When you join Habitat for Humanity you are not only joining a global organization, but a diverse team of over 800+ people who value;

Humility: We are part of something bigger than ourselves
Courage: We do what’s right, even when it is difficult or unpopular
Accountability: We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission
We invite you to visit our website to learn more about us, our values and how we work.

About
Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is a global, nonprofit, Christian housing organization working in approximately 70 countries around the world. Our vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We work toward our vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with people and families in need of a decent and affordable home. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower.

Length of internship: 12 months, full time (5 days a week with flexible hours).

Stipend: R8 500

Terms of Reference for the Internship:

Responsibilities - Under the supervision of the Housing and Human Settlements Director, the intern will focus on the following:

  • Conduct desktop research (internet-based) to support the work of subject matter experts (land and property rights, constructions, DR3, policy and advocacy, WASH, access to energy, urban planning, etc.)
  • Conduct desktop research (internet-based) that will feed into a range of documents primarily aligned with the integrated systems approach to incremental housing processes (ISA2IHP) regional initiative, including program/ project checklist, case study templates, position documents, cross-cutting themes documentations, presentations, etc. 
  • Contribute to the preparation of ISA2IHP case studies in coordination with field offices and other EMEA teams.
  • Support HHS program communications efforts  
  • Read, analyze and present information for use in strategy, program guidelines, program position papers, as well as business development documents around Sub-Saharan and Middle East regional priorities.
  • Provide project management support on special projects with involvement in the full project management life cycle
  • Assist with the planning and logistics of any program-related meetings, workshops or other events, including notetaking.
  • Assist with project administrative support tasks, including official correspondence with business partners. 
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Expected Outcomes - At the end of the internship, the following outcomes are envisaged:

  • Completed reports, content papers, presentations and recommendations as tasked on different assignments.
  • Knowledge gained of the housing/human settlements sector.
  • Experience and understanding of Habitat’s program-related processes and systems, enhanced skills in project management.
  • Experience of a range of administrative processes in Habitat for Humanity.
  • Insight and experience of working in an international Non-Profit Organization with a diverse team of people.


Essential Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in a related field – Development Studies, Public & Development Administration, Project Management, Social Sciences or Housing & Human Settlements. A postgraduate qualification would be a definite advantage.
  • Have computer skills particularly MS Office, Power Point, MS Project and intermediate Excel skills.

Required qualities:

  • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and be able to work well both independently and in a team environment. 
  • The person must enjoy research work and have a strong analytical mind.  
  • Must be enthusiastic, creative and self-motivated.
  • Should be willing to do administrative work.  
  • Readily listens to other perspectives and is open to learning.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in two-way communication.
  • Interest in housing/land issues/advocacy/basic services and international development.

Other Relevant Information

  • Interns are urged to complete the full term of their internship and will accordingly receive a reference on successful completion thereof.  
  • The intern must keep confidential any and all unpublished information made known during the internship and not publish any reports or papers on the basis of information obtained except with HFHI’s written approval and authorization.



HOW TO APPLY:

Submit your CV along with a letter of motivation to emeahr@habitat.org. Kindly quote the title of the vacancy in the subject of the email: Housing and Human Settlement Intern - Housing Systems Strategic Initiative.

Closing Date for Applications is 31 December 2019

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Source: NGO Pulse

Monday, 9 December 2019

YTT internship Opportunity 2020

The Youth and Technology Team (YTT) at Genesis has an internship opportunity for a recent graduate. As a YTT intern, you will assist the YTT to position the firm to be able to identify, design and implement these measures. This will include assisting with consulting projects in this field, helping to conceptualise and execute business development and capacity building strategies across various practice areas in the firm, and developing thought leadership and intellectual capital for the firm’s marketing activities.



The Intern level is an entry-level position within the organization. The main purpose of the job is to participate in teams of consultants to facilitate the completion of strategic consulting assignments for clients including mobile network operators, digital platform providers, digital financial service providers, donor organizations, and government departments or regulatory authorities.

The Youth and Technology Team (YTT) at Genesis is a cross-cutting initiative across the firm to develop the firm’s capabilities at the intersection of the African youth wave and technology innovation. While many see this youth wave as a crisis, we believe that misses the point: this is an historic opportunity. The demographic dividend is a once-in-a-century opportunity to dramatically raise living standards and change the course of the region. However, this will not happen automatically and there are a number of measures which need to be in place for this demographic transition to be translated into a dividend. These measures must harness the fourth industrial revolution which is ushering in a new era of technology innovation, providing both significant opportunities and new forms of risk.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ability to perform rigorous economic analysis of data and reports using both conceptual and quantitative approaches
• Application of economic thinking and logic to problem-solving
• Preparation of clearly thought out and logically written documentation
• Ability to perform relevant research related to projects to source required data
• Ability to clean data sourced to make it project-specific and relevant
• Vetting of all information to ensure accuracy
• Client interaction and negotiation
• Marketing of Genesis and the practice to ensure ongoing sustainability and extension of the business
• Building of intellectual capacity and property


EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES:
• Strong academic background – master's degree in an analytical field of study. Fields of study include but are not limited to: Economics, Econometrics, Development Finance, Computer Science, Politics and Public Policy, Public Health, Demography
• Proactive self-starter who displays confidence and assertiveness in their approach
• Strong writing skills – ability to communicate at all levels
• Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
• Strong research, analytical and lateral thought processes
• Excellent attention to detail
• Reliable and dependable
• Ability to maintain strict ethical standards and client confidentiality
• Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
• Strong planning and organizational skills, with ability to prioritize
• Confident networker
• Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
• Sound judgement
• Professional approach and appearance
• Sound analytical skills
• Excellent problem solver
• Willingness and ability to travel extensively throughout Sub-Saharan Africa
• Advanced MS Office literacy



CLICK HERE TO APPLY

DISCLAIMER:
• Communication will be with short-listed candidates only - if you do not receive any feedback on your application within 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful
• Genesis Analytics reserves the right not to proceed with an appointment of any advertised role
• All appointments will be made in line with Genesis Analytics’ Employment Equity Plan and Policies
• All applications will be treated confidentially