Tuesday, 25 June 2019

SAFMH Internship Opportunity 2019

The SAFMH seeks to appoint a Bookkeeping Intern to be based in Johannesburg. This is a fixed-term contract position for a period of six months. The salary paid is a basic entry-level salary suitable for an internship. The purpose of the position is to provide support to the Business Development and Operations Office of SAFMH.

The South African Federation for Mental Health (SAFMH) is an NGO that aims to coordinate, monitor and promote services for persons with intellectual disability, psychosocial disability, as well as to promote mental health and wellbeing for all South Africans.


  • Assists with procurement procedures
  • Assists with payment processes
  • Capture finance data
  • Invoice
  • Finance administration
  • Assistance with administration and/or operational tasks as required


  • Matric and a tertiary qualification from a college or university in accounting/bookkeeping
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Computer literacy with regards to Microsoft Office
  • Pay attention to detail
  • People’s skills and the willingness to work in a team
  • Valid driver’s licence and own vehicle would be an advantage
  • Candidates residing in/around Randburg would be preferred

Location: Johannesburg

To apply, submit your CV, motivation letter stating your salary expectations and contactable referees to recruitment@safmh.org

If you do not receive a response to your application within 30 days of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

For more about the South African Federation for Mental Health, refer to www.safmh.org

PFA Internship Opportunities 2019

The OPFA is currently recruiting two (2) interns to embark on an outstanding development opportunity. The Pretoria based internship will be for a period of twelve (12) months starting on 1 August 2019. Interns will be exposed to various areas of human resources management including payroll, leave management, remuneration management and performance management.

No prior work experience required. Upon successful conclusion of the internship, a permanent contract of employment could be offered.

The Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (OPFA) is a statutory body established in terms of the Pension Funds Act, 24 of 1956 to investigate complaints referred to it in terms of the Act. The organisation OPFA is based in Ashlea Gardens in Pretoria.

The OPFA believes that to be able discharge its responsibilities, people should be at the centre of the organisation. The OPFA is always looking for highly professional candidates with legal background and drafting skills as well as skilled Administrators.

Applicants must:
- Possess a National Diploma, B-Tech degree or a Bachelor degree in Industrial Psychology or Human Resources Management or Organisational Psychology
- An Honours degree in any of the above fields will be advantageous
- Be articulate, analytical and have preference to work in detail
- Strong computer literacy - master excel.
- Maintain high code of conduct and confidentiality

The candidate will receive training in the following areas:
- Updating personnel files
- Processing death and funeral claims
- Compiling certificates of service for review
- List preparation - long service awards
- Processing monthly reports for absenteeism, turnover, leave excess, new hires
- Advising employees on medical aid and other benefits
- Assisting line managers with queries
- Draft appointment letters
- Maintain organogram structure
- Maintain personal files and filing cabinets
- Recruitment and selection: candidate searches, liaison with providers, prepare interview guides and metrices
- Conduct interviews
- Take minutes of meetings
- Presentations on HR policies
- Support to HR Manager
- Payroll preparation

Applicants undertake to participate in a selection process that may include an interview process, communication competency testing - both verbal and written.

Applications must include:
- a cover letter motivating your application for this programme
- a CV
- certified copies of academic transcripts
- copy of ID and
- full contact details

Applications and contact details must be forwarded to careers@pfa.org.za by no later than Friday, 5 July 2019.

Toyota Graduate Programme 2019

Toyota invites graduates to share in a journey aimed at producing future leaders through its exciting Graduate Programme. Toyota is based in Durban and Johannesburg, with the opportunity of a structured journey with wide career progression in various sectors.

The Toyota Way Pillars of Continuous Improvement and Respect for people are the foundation of the Graduate Programme which strives to develop excelling individuals through a combination of 70% on-the-job development, 20% classroom training and 10% mentorship.

What do we offer?
2 year development programme starting February 2020

How do we support you?
Rotation - Incumbents are exposed to a variety of disciplines and projects.

Training - World class TOYOTA learning and problem solving concepts.

Employee Assistance - Access to a wide variety of services such as: Study assistance, Car benefits , Relocation, Competitive salary packages, subsidised canteen facilities and Employee health services.

Performance Management - Competency and value driven performance management system aimed at developing future leaders.

What we look for?

  • Individuals who are agile learners and who are committed to self-development.
  • Individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Individuals who share our values.
  • Individuals who share our passion for change and improvement.
Applicants must be in their final year of studying or have completed a qualification in one of the following qualifications and disciplines.

Qualifications: National Diploma, Bachelor's Degree.

  • Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics and Industrial engineering
  • Human resources
  • Statistics
  • Information technology, Computer science, Information systems
  • Accounting, Finance, Economics, Marketing
  • Operations Management
CLOSING DATE: 2019/07/12


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

Please note that Toyota does not charge individuals seeking employment any fees, whether for registration, application, administration or placement.

Sandvik Internship Opportunity 2019

Sandvik is looking for a for a suitably qualified candidate to be a member of the Legal Department. The internship role will provide you theoretical and practical experience as commercial and legal matters. You will increase your competencies and skills through the support of senior staff.

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2018, the Group had approximately 42,000 employees and sales of 100 billion SEK in more than 150 countries within continuing operations.
Key performance areas

  • Provide legal advice within the area of responsibility, both reactive and proactive.
  • Identify legal risks relevant to the organization and the business.
  • Ensure proper legal risk management of agreements and other legal documents and/or correspondence (drafting, reviewing, support in negotiations etc.)
  • Provide template documentation and instructions (where appropriate).
  • Manage all legal disputes
  • Ensure that the Sandvik organization is up to date and compliant with regulatory and legal requirements, applicable laws and regulations within the area responsibility. This includes appropriate legal training of relevant staff.
  • Share information and knowledge internally.
  • Provide training on legal processes, templates and tools within area or responsibility.
  • Assist the organization in implementation of relevant policies and procedures.
  • Legal support of sourcing activities and assist in managing external counsel.

Profile Required

  • Higher education (Degree in law)
  • At least two years of relevant experience preferably in a law firm, corporate, or multination
  • Good knowledge of Commercial law, experience in legal contracts review
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal is a strong plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

Applications close: 1 July 2019


If you have any further queries, please contact us on 0800 331 331

Coronation Internship Opportunity 2019

Coronation is searching for client centric administration champions to join our vibrant Contact Centre based in Claremont, Cape Town. As a Validations Consultant, you will be a custodian of the administration process, investment documentation and the liaison to clients and third-party administrators. If you are meticulous and searching for an exciting entry into the world of investments, we look forward to receiving your application.

Main duties and responsibilities:
 Validation for retirement, local and foreign unit trust products
 Advisor application processing for both retirement and unit trust products
 Ensure that each broker is licensed to sell our products
 Telephonic confirmation with clients of certain transactions
 Management of documentation iro FICA & FAIS legislation and other static client data
 Ensure our client and intermediaries comply with FICA and FAIS at all times
 Management of internal relationships to ensure prompt client response
 Constant liaising with administrator/admin support and internal client service consultants
 Ensure clients investments are processed timeously and correctly
 Follow up on outstanding requirements from clients and intermediaries
 Ensure our Retirement clients comply with the Regulation 28
 Manage the workflow system and update client information on the CRM system
 Responsible to ensure that all client documentation is stored electronically
 Coordination of Section 14 and Section 37 transfers
 Follow up with all pending cases
 General query resolution

Ideal qualifications: 
 Graduate with strong Accounting, Investment Management subjects/knowledge an
advantage OR
 Experienced professional with a minimum Matric qualification and 3-5 years relevant
industry experience

Systems knowledge: 

 MSOffice – Outlook, Excel and Word
 Workflow and document management systems
 Knowledge of CRM systems would be an advantage

Reporting to: Validations Team Leader
Duration: 23 Month Contract

Closing Date: 2019/09/30


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.*

UBS Finance Internship Opportunity 2019

UBS has a Finance Internship for a recent graduate. On this 12 month internship, you will be a real part of the team, working with our experts and learning about the industry, our firm, processes and systems. You'll have plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and make contacts.

Your team

You'll be a part of the Finance team, helping to manager, report and forecast on all of our finances. You'll get to be involved in projects aimed at influencing local leaders. And you'll benefit from exposure to both internal and external senior decision makers.

About us

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Ideally being in your final year of studies, you will need to possess the ability to have:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in MS Excel
  • Able to work well in a team
Location: Sandton 

We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Sunday, 23 June 2019

Boost Collective School Representative 2019

Boost Collective a subsidiary of Okuhle Media is recruiting a School Representative. The School Representative is the brand ambassador for one of our Clients and is required to perform programme introduction presentations to school principals, training of teachers and class presentations to learners at school in Durban.

Key performance areas:
Class presentation

  • Performing presentations 
  • Developing positive professional relationships with schools
  • Reaching set targets
  • Providing comprehensive feedback
  • Self-management and control
  • Management and control of equipment and campaign elements
  • Continuously looking out for opportunities in the market place 
  • Good management of stock/all class elements
  • Always be punctual
  • Always be presentable
  • If need be you must be willing to travel to surrounding areas in KZN
  • You should adhere to the programme’s needs i.e. visiting traders is a necessity, so you might be required to do more than two schools 
Feedback and updates

  • Obtain feedback from schools on presentation
  • Any feedback that needs urgent response is to be recorded on the monthly feedback report but communicated immediately to the relevant persons
  • You will be expected to report on a daily basis & to drop off feedback forms from presentations hosted, as well as collect packs for the next day
  • Required to do collections in the specified area
  • Once a week (Friday/Monday), you will be expected to attend a status meeting which will be telephonic with the national coordinator

  • This position is ideal for a temporary teachers or student who is training to become a teacher
  • Previous experience presenting class lessons to primary school learners will be beneficial
  • Passionate about making a difference in the education of youth in South Africa
  • Passionate about working with kids
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s licence

Personal attributes
  • Presentable
  • Strong command in English and Xhosa languages
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Natural communicator
  • Patient but professional
  • Good time management

Send your cover lwtter and CV to hr@okuhle.co.za.
Should you not receive a response within three working days of your application please take it that your application has been unsuccessful.

Friday, 21 June 2019

HSRC Master’s Researcher Trainees Opportunities 2019

The HSRC is looking for Master’s Researcher Trainees, energetic candidates in the humanities, social or economic sciences and with a commitment to education and youth development, and who are keen to develop a career in policy-relevant and transformative research. In addition to working towards the completion of their university degrees, interns are required to participate in all aspects of the research process as they work alongside research experts. For these positions, their primary area of research responsibility will be on a large scale longitudinal study of graduates on the African continent.

The Education and Skills Development Research Programme focuses on research that contributes to social transformation, human development and an inclusive economic growth path through an educated, skilled and informed citizenry. We conduct research to (i) Improve schooling outcomes, (ii) Aid young people to navigate the future of work, (iii) Transform higher education, and to (iv) Promote anti-racism and citizenship education.

As part of our mandate to equip a new generation of scholars, we are currently seeking to appoint two researcher trainees who are currently in the process of completing a master’s degree at a South African university. To be eligible for this position you must be currently registered. Strongest candidates would have finished the course work component of the degree, and are close to submission of their dissertation.

The Research Intern will participate in the following activities under supervision:

•Reviewing research reports and journal articles and other literature;
•The execution and management of research projects;
•The collection and analysis of data;
•Tracing respondents for a longitudinal cohort study
•Administering relevant interview schedules, questionnaires, observation schedules and other tools for data collection;
•Capturing, coding and analysing data from various data-collection activities; and
•Assist in preparing and writing reports for publication and dissemination.

Applicants should: 

•Be currently registered for a Master’s degree, and be close to completion (but not yet graduated);
•Be prepared to travel to undertake fieldwork;
•Be curious and enthusiastic about a research career that includes qualitative and quantitative data analysis;
•Possess data management/data analysis/statistical skills;
•Have knowledge of and demonstrable working experience in at least one of the following software packages: MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS, Stata, NVivo or Atlas.ti;
•Have some work experience in the field of education or youth development; and
•Be able to work independently as well as in a team.

The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications: In your application, please include: (1) your CV; (2) a letter of motivation; (3) the names of three recent referees (with telephone and e-mail contact details); (4) a copy of your South African identity document; and (5) a writing sample not exceeding 6,000 words and a one-page outline of your Master’s thesis (or the abstract of the thesis).

The HSRC will only consider applications that comply with the above requirements. Applicants will be required to undertake a written exercise in the competencies required for the position.

Location: Durban


The HSRC is committed to improving the proportion of its staff who are black, female or disabled. Due to the nature of this position only South African citizens may apply.

Closing date: 27 June 2019

We encourage applicants to submit prior to this date. Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only applicants who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of their applications.

The HSRC reserves the right not to make an appointment.