Groen Sebenza Internship Programme 2021

Description: Apply now for the Groen Sebenza Internship Programme 2021. iSimangaliso Wetland Park a renowned World Heritage Park where conservation, sustainable tourism and benefit sharing prevails, is inviting Unemployed Graduates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to apply for Groen Sebenza Internship Programme.

Groen Sebenza is a youth capacity development initiative and programme which will be implemented by iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority within Natural Resource Management (NRM) Programmes aimed at supporting experiential learning, capacity development and research in fields aligned to the Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and Environment (DFFE), and the Environment NRM vision “to support sustainable livelihoods for local people through integrated landscape management that strives for resilient social-ecological systems, and which fosters equity in access to ecosystem services.” The initiative aims to provide these opportunities over the 27 months starting from January 2022 to the unemployed graduates primarily from the previously disadvantaged backgrounds and pair them with experienced official in the form of mentorship to learn, grow and eventually gain competence and confidence to embark on careers.

Requirements: The minimum requirements to qualify for the Groen Sebenza internship Programme are the following: • Qualifications – Please refer to the table below for specific qualifications • SA citizenship • A demonstrated and clearly articulated commitment to the career of your choice  • A commitment to career development • Good leadership potential • Must be unemployed • The ability to function under pressure • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team • Applicants must clearly indicate the qualifications, reference number and the programme he/she is applying for.

Internship monthly stipend values (no other benefits apply as these are internship positions)

Matriculants (or equivalent NQF level 5):                                             R4 500.00

National Diploma completed (or equivalent to NQF 6):                       R6 500.00

Bachelor’s completed (or equivalent to NQF 7):                                   R7 500.00

Honour’s completed (or equivalent to NQF 8):                                     R8 500.00

Master’s completed (or equivalent to NQF 9):                                       R10 000.00

PHD completed (or equivalent to NQF 10):                                           R12000.00

1. Biodiversity Conservation 

Ref: HR- 05/2021

Education: PHD in Environmental Management/Nature Conservation/Natural Sciences/Environmental Management or equivalent OR MSc/Master’s in Environmental Management/Nature Conservation/Natural Sciences/Environmental Management or equivalent  OR  Bachelor of Science Honours Environmental Management/Nature Conservation/Natural Sciences/Environmental Management or equivalent  OR  Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Management/Nature Conservation/Natural Sciences/Environmental Management or equivalent OR National Diploma in Environmental Management/Nature Conservation/Natural Sciences/Environmental Management or equivalent.

2. Socio- Economic, Environment Development 

Ref: HR- 06/2021

Education: PHD in Socio Economic Studies / Community Facilitation / Community Development / Social Sciences /Public Management / Research Studies or equivalent  OR  MSc in Socio economic Studies / Community Facilitation / Community Development / Social Sciences / Public Management/Research Studies or equivalent OR Honour’s Degree in Socio economic Studies / Community Facilitation / Community Development / Social Sciences / Public Management / Research Studies or equivalent or equivalent OR Bachelor’s Degree in Socio economic Studies / Community Facilitation / Community Development / Social Sciences / Public Management / Research Studies or equivalent or equivalent OR National Diploma in Socio economic Studies / Community Facilitation / Community Development / Social Sciences / Public Management / Research Studies or equivalent or equivalent.

3. Tourism and Business Development 

Ref: HR- 07/2021

Education: PHD in Tourism Management and/or Business Development / Marketing equivalent  OR  MSc in Tourism Management and/or Business Development / Marketing or equivalent Honours degree in Tourism Management and/or Business Development / Marketing or equivalent  OR  Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Management and/or Business Development / Marketing or equivalent OR  National Diploma in Tourism Management and/or Business Development / Marketing or equivalent.

4. Human Resources 

Ref: HR- 08/2021

Education: PHD in Human Resources Management or equivalent OR  MSc in Human Resource Management or equivalent OR Honour’s degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent  OR  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent OR  National Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent.

5. Information  Technology 

Ref: HR- 09/2021

Education: PHD in Information Communication Technology or equivalent OR  MSc in Information Communication Technology or equivalent  OR  Honour’s Degree in Information Communication Technology or equivalent Bachelor’s Degree in Information Communication Technology or equivalent OR  National Diploma in Information Communication Technology or equivalent.

6. Finance 

Ref: HR- 10/2021

Education: PHD in Accounting / Finance Management or equivalent OR MSc in Accounting / Finance Management or equivalent  OR Honour’s Degree in Accounting / Finance Management or equivalent OR Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance Management or equivalent OR National Diploma in Accounting / Finance Management or equivalent.

7. Strategic Support 

Ref: HR- 11/2021

Education: PHD in Strategic Management/ Public Administration/ Business Administration or equivalent OR MSc in Strategic Management / Public Administration/ Business Administration or equivalent Honour’s Degree in Strategic Management / Public Administration/ Business Administration or equivalent OR Bachelor’s Degree in Strategic Management / Public Administration / Business Administration or equivalent OR National Diploma in Strategic Management / Public Administration / Business Administration or equivalent.

8. Risk Management 

Ref: HR- 12/2021

Education: PHD in Risk Management or equivalent OR MSc in Risk Management or equivalent OR Honour’s Degree in Risk Management or equivalent OR Bachelor’s Degree in Risk Management or equivalent OR National Diploma in Risk Management or equivalent.

9. Communications/ PR/Media Liaison 

Ref: HR- 13/2021

Education: PHD in Communications / PR / Media / Journalism or equivalent OR MSc in Communications / PR / Media/ Journalism or equivalent OR Honour’s Degree in Communications / PR / Media / Journalism or equivalent OR Bachelor’s Degree in Communications / PR / Media / Journalism or equivalent OR National Diploma in Communications / PR / Media / Journalism or equivalent.

10. Health and Safety 

Ref: HR- 14/2021

Education: Honour’s Degree in in Health and Safety Management or equivalent OR Bachelor’s Degree in in Health and Safety Management or equivalent OR National Diploma in in Health and Safety Management or equivalent.

11. Infrastructure Management 

Ref: HR- 15/2021

Education: PHD in Quantity Surveying/Structural Civil Engineering/ Project Management or equivalent  OR MSc in Quantity Surveying/Structural Civil Engineering/ Project Management or equivalent OR Honour’s degree in Quantity Surveying/Structural Civil Engineering/ Project Management or equivalent OR Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying/Structural Civil Engineering/ Project Management or equivalent OR National Diploma in Quantity Surveying/Structural Civil Engineering/ Project Management  in Projects Management or equivalent.

12. Administration / Secretarial 

Ref: HR- 16/2021

Education: Bachelor’s Degree / National Diploma in Administration / Secretarial or equivalent.

13. Driver / Messenger 

Ref: HR- 17/2021

Valid Driver’s License – Code 08 / Code 10 / Code 14. HR

14. Projects Management 

Ref: HR- 18/2021

Education: PHD in Projects Management OR MSc in Projects Management  OR Honours degree in Projects Management OR Bachelor’s Degree in Projects Management  OR National Diploma in Projects Management.

Documents Required: • Applicants are required to attach the certified copies of the following documents • Covering Letter/Motivation (indicate why you should be considered for the internship) • A recently certified copy of your ID • A recently certified copy of your qualifications • A recently certified copy of a valid driver’s license (if required) • CV of not more than 3 pages • Proof of address • Certification should not be older than 3 months.

Applications must be submitted via email to: recruitment-groensebenza@isimangaliso.com. Failure to adhere to the above instructions will result in your application not being considered.

Applicants are required to indicate the Programme and Reference number for the internship you are applying for.

The closing date for the submission of applications is 29 November 2021 at 16h00. No applications will be accepted after the closing date and time.

Candidates if appointed outside the area of his/her residence must find their own accommodation and transportation considering that they will be earning a stipend.

Appointment of the candidate into this position will be made at the sole discretion of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority. Applicants who have not received any response within 60 days from closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. The appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity Policy and Employment Equity Plan of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority. People with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.

For any administrative matters in relation to this advert you may call (035) 5901633 during business hours between 08h00 and 16h00.

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