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Military Skills Development System For Defence Intelligence

In cooperation with the Services (SA Army, SA Air Force and SA Navy), Defence Intelligence is offering young South African citizens an excellent opportunity to serve in uniform over a two-year period. The Military Skills Development System (MSDS) is a two-year voluntary service system which is aimed at affording young people skills, which could assist in their quest for employment in the job market. Young recruits are required to sign up for a period of two-years, during which they will receive Military Training, further Functional Training and skills training.

Minimum Requirements

  • South African Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Aged between 18 and 22 with Grade 12 or 18 and 26 for applicants with tertiary qualifications (national diploma / degree/post graduate diplomas and post graduate degrees) – Preferably single. – Not be area bound.
  • Have no criminal record or pending cases.
  • Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointments in the SANDF.
  • Be free form physical disabilities and do not suffer from claustrophobia or a fear of heights.
  • Be willing to undergo pre-employment screening, psychometric testing and security vetting.

Successfully completed Grade 12 Applicants:

A National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi, with Degree or National Diploma Admission. A mark of at least 4 (50 – 50%) in Afrikaans or English and a mark of at least 4 (50% – 59%) in each of the four school subjects from the list of designated university admission subjects.

National Diploma/ Graduate Applicants:

National Diploma Security Risk Management, IT qualifications or a degree with the preferred study fields of Political Science, Africa Studies, International Relations, Social / Psychological Sciences or Security Studies.

Training:

Defence Intelligence is mandated to conduct intelligence and counter-intelligence on behalf of the DOD and as such must ensure an HR complement equipped with the necessary skills and attributes. Recruits will be compelled to complete the Basic Military Training and if successful Officers Formative within the Service of choice, followed with Functional Intelligence Training. Selected officers will be afforded the opportunity to enrol for a prescribed three year degree at the Faculty Military Science, Stellenbosch University.

How to apply

Closing Date is 29 February 2018. Click here to download the 2019 Defence Intelligence application form. This application form must be submitted with the following certified documents:

  • Copy of ID
  • Copy of Gr 12 Certificate
  • A Short CV
  • Highest achieved qualification (e.g. Degree or National Diploma at SAQA registered institutions)

Admission enquiries can be directed to: SANDF, Defence Intelligence, Recruitment Centre at (012) 315 0714.

If you are interested in the MSDS at Defence Intelligence in cooperation with the SA Army, SA Air Force and the SA Navy, kindly complete the application form with the requested documents and post to: Department of Defence, Defence Intelligence, Private Bag X367, Pretoria, 0001

N.B. Should you not receive a response by 31 October 2018, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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Transnet Traineeships Johannesburg

Location: Johannesburg

This training is aimed at addressing skills requirements and ensuring alignment to the Market Demand Strategy. The YPT is conducted over 24 month period during which the Young professional will be assessed on a six monthly basis. This programme will provide you with relevant workplace experience through a structured learning programme and organisational support to grow you into a position / role within Transnet Group services, if available.

Exposure will be in the following areas:

  1.  Research topics and recommend as requested by the process owner;
  2. Talent Acquisition and on-boarding
    • Assist with the coordination of Talent acquisition and on-boarding Forums
    • Ensure effective filing of documentation and maintain confidentiality
    • Assist in analysis data as well as activities on eRecruitment and provide recommendations
    • Assist with drafting and maintaining Standard Operating procedures and toolkits
    • Assist with the implement of policies, processes and procedures
    • Quality check and analyse Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for service providers etc.
    • Analyse resignations Transnet wide with relevant stakeholders and propose recommendations
    • Facilitate exit management process
    • Assist within the Transnet Assessment Centre
    • Assist in the implementation of the Transnet on-boarding process
  3. Talent and Leadership Development
    Talent Development

    • Assist with the coordination of Talent Forums
    • Assist with Talent Conference (s) preparations
    • Ensure effective filing of documentation and maintain confidentiality
    • Provide support in talent reviews, succession planning and career development
    • Assist with the implementation of policies, processes and procedures
    • Assist with Functional Succession planning
    • Follow-up with completion of activities i.e. blue prints, experience maps etc.
      Leadership
    • Coordinate delivery of Leadership programmes
    • Ensure effective filing of documentation and maintain confidentiality
    • Assist with drafting and maintaining Standard Operating procedures
    • Assist with the implement of policies, processes and procedures
    • Arrange logistics i.e. venues, equipment etc.
  4. Learning and Development
    • Collate information from OD’s for reporting purposes
    • Prepare reports for various governance structures (internal & external)
    • Conduct data analysis to ensure meaningful information useful for business decisions
    • Admin support
  5. Culture and Change Management 
    Reward and recognition programme:

    •  Collect submissions from OD’s and do follow ups
    • Arrange logistics for the verification process
    •  Booking appointments with OD for photoshoots
    • PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056.

    Employee Engagement:

    • Assist with tracking and monitoring of feedback in OD
    • Setting up of meeting with OD

    Change Management:

    • Collate reports from different ODs on various projects oFollow up on action items from meetings
    • Arrange venues and other logistics for meetings and events e.g. project launch
  6. Wellness, Risk Pool and Employment Equity To effectively coordinate continuum of service ranging from absenteeism management, incapacity and ill-health Transnet Group
  7.  Project management of key initiatives within Group Talent and Transformation within office of the General Manager: Group Talent and Transformation
    • Assist with project administration and tracking of activities
    • Events coordination
  8.  Perform general administration support functions as required by the role or based on work influx.
  9.  Maintain and update the Group Talent and Recruitment team shared folder and document (s) control
  10. Brainstorm and assist the team in effective budgeting and cost-cutting initiatives
  11. Perform ad hoc duties as required by the Department

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources / Social Sciences / Psychology with Research as one of the subjects
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Ms Word, PowerPoint)
  • Certificate in Project Management will be an added advantage
  • Have reliable / access to transportation in order to effectively travel when necessary

Competencies:

 

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, both internally and externally
  • Administrative, organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to research
  • Able to perform within an integrated team environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, PowerPoint and other graphic and/or presentation software.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Presentation
  • Innovative
  • Attention to detail
  • Professional attitude and eagerness to learn
  • Time management

How To Apply

Apply Online for the Transnet Talent and Transformation Traineeship Programmea

Closing Date: 08 February 2018

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How to Join SANDF Military-Air Force and Navy

Are you looking for a career at SANDF – South African National Defence Force? The Department of Defence employ young, fit and healthy candidates who are Citizens of the Republic of South Africa.

Applications are OPEN NOW for the Military Skills Development Programme for 2018/2019.

Application selection is captured and a list of names are given between March – August (First Selection) and then September – November (Second Selection) called for interview and screening process

If you missed the post during this period you can also find them at the careers centres providing they still open for registration.

Through SANDF you can apply for;

Click Here to Department of Defence

Click Here to SA Navy

Enquiries can be directed to: SA Navy Recruitment Centre at (012) 339 4352 or (012) 339 4004.

Click Here to SA Airforce

What is the Reserve Force?

Reserve Force service is military service rendered by citizens of the country on a voluntary basis.

The members of the Reserve either serve within the structure of an allocated unit or in accordance with a professional and skills requirement programme.

Conditions for appointment

  • Availability of a vacant post.
  • Medical fitness (applicants will have to undergo the prescribed SANDF military health examination).
  • The successful completion of psychometric tests and appearance before a selection board (when necessary for certain appointments, eg, officer’s appointments. This is not applicable for ex-regular members).Selection ProcessApplications complying with the minimum requirements will be subjected to further screening.

    Candidates identified will then be invited to partake in a selection process.

    The selection process entails the following:

    Psychometric evaluation:

    The aim is to assess the candidates aptitude and potential to develop in the position that was applied for.

    The nature of these tests will depend on the position applied for.

    Selection Board (formal interview):

    A Selection Board will be conducted in order to assess the applicants interest in the position applied for, as well as his or her interest in the Defence Force in general.

    The interview will also focus on self- confidence, leadership potential and communication skills.

    Medical Evaluation:

    A comprehensive medical evaluation will be conducted by appointed military medical practitioners in order to assess the applicants medical history and current medical status.

    All applicants must be declared fit for military training before commencement.

    Criminal Records:

    Fingerprints of applicants will be sent to the Criminal Record Bureau for verification.

Records of convictions will be evaluated based on the severity thereof and how recently the offence(s) occurred.

Offer of Employment

Successful applicants will receive an offer of employment.

Candidates who are not successful will be informed by correspondence.

It is unfortunate that not all applicants who are recommended for training will receive an offer of employment due to the large amount of applications received.

The official website of the Directorate Human Resource Acquisition of the SANDF can be found at

CAREERS CENTRES

SIMON’S TOWN: TEL (021) 787 3831

CAPE TOWN: TEL (021) 787 1144

BLOEMFONTEIN: TEL (051) 402 1128

DURBAN: TEL (031) 369 1203

KIMBERLEY: TEL (053) 830 3151

PORT ELIZABETH: TEL (041) 505 1121

POTCHEFSTROOM: TEL (018) 289 3322

MAKHADO (LOUIS TRICHARDT): TEL (015) 577 2017

E-mail: careers@mil.za

 

Physical Address (Walk in Centre):

Bank of Lisbon Building
Walk in Centre
Ground Floor
c/o Paul Kruger & Visagie Street
Pretoria, 0001

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SA Air Force Traineeship Programme 2018 to 2019

SA Air Force Traineeship Programme

  • South African citizen
  • Age between 18 and 22 (Graduate applicants the maximum age of 22 – 25 years in possession of N4 – N6 — Technical)
  • Passed Mathematics and Physical Science Level 3
  • Comply with medical fitness requirements for pilot training in the SA Air Force

Download Application Form for SA Air Force Traineeship Programme

Enquiries: 012 312 2875 / 2319 / 2148 / 1261 / 2752 / 2665 / 2462

SA Army Intelligence Traineeship ProgrammeThe MSD programme is a two-year voluntary service system with the long-term goal of enhancing the SA National Defence Force’s deployment capability. Recruits are required to sign up for a period of two years, during which they will receive Basic and Functional Military Training in their first year of service. Recruits wishing to join the Special Forces can complete any of the other Services’ MSD programmes during the first year. During the second year of service potential candidates will attend the Special Forces Basic Training Cycle.

  • South African citizen
  • Age between 18 and 22 (graduates 26)
  • Currently in Grade 12 or completed
  • Not area bound
  • No record of serious criminal offence or offences
  • Preferably single
  • Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointment in the SANDF

Download Application Form for SA Army Intelligence Traineeship Programme

Should you not hear from the Department of Defence by 31 October 2018 please assume that you application has been unsuccessful. The Department of Defence reserves the right to employment.

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SA Navy Traineeship Programme 2018 to 2019

SA Navy Traineeship Programme Programme

The MSD programme is a two-year voluntary service system. Recruits are required to sign up for a period of two years, during which they will receive military training and further functional training in a specific field, eg Combat Operators, Support services, Submarine operators etc in their first year of service.

During the second year of service, depending on the duration of their functional orientation, they will be deployed where needed and given the opportunity to apply their
knowledge and develop their skills.

  • South African citizen
  • Age between 18 and 22
  • Currently in Grade 12 or completed
  • will benefit your application
  • Preferably single
  • Not area bound
  • Engineering and Technical applicants must have completed Grade 12must have completed Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science  with at least level 3 for both subjects
  • Graduate applicants aged between 18 and 26 must have a completed Grade 12 with a Degree  / National Diploma or N6 with Trade Test Certificate in Mechanical, Marine, or Electrical Engineering

Download Application Form for SA Navy Traineeship Programme

Admission Enquiries can be directed to:

SA Navy Recruitment Centre at (012) 339 4421 / 4252 / 4084.

If interested in the MSDS in the SA Navy, kindly complete the application form with the requested documents & post to: Department of Defence,

SA Navy Headquarters (Recruitment Centre)

Private Bag X104,

Pretoria, 0001

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