18 February 2021

Council for Medical Schemes Supply Chain Management Internship 2021

Description: The Council for Medical Schemes has a Supply Chain Management Internship for a fixed-term contract of 12 months. 

Closing Date: 26 February 2021

Location: Centurion


  • Applicants must be from a historically disadvantaged background.
  • Applicants must be between 18 and 35 years of age (during the start and completion of the programme).
  • Applicants must be unemployed.
  • Applicants must be computer literate in Microsoft Office.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to work and excel in the specialised fields.

Requirement for the Internship Programme:

  • National Diploma or above in Procurement Management/Logistics/Supply Chain Management.
  • No work experience is required.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Research skills.
  • Excellent writing skills in English.
  • Good record-keeping skills
  • Negotiation and communication skill.


  • Assist to perform day to day administration of SCM function.
  • Assist SCM with preparation of Internal/ External Audits.
  • Assist with electronic and physical filling of SCM documents (record keeping).
  • Assist with procurement of non-critical items.


  • Successful candidate will be responsible for their own transport and accommodation during the period of internship.
  • Applicants must note that their qualifications will be verified with relevant institutions.
  • The Council for Medical Schemes will pay a monthly stipend to the Graduate Intern.


The successful applicant will be required to enter into an agreement with the Council for Medical Schemes.

If invited for an interview, the costs incurred to attend the interview will be the responsibility of the applicant.

Please note that the CMS is committed to the principles of employment equity.