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Transnet CA Learnership Programme

Looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to future economic growth of South Africa? Transnet is a world-class employer with a highly motivated workforce exceeding 55 000 permanent employees. If you believe you have the right combination of passion, proficiency and tenacity to join our team, then perhaps Transnet is the place for you!

Transnet Learnerships For Accountants (CAT Programme)

As a leading rail and logistics entity, Transnet is expanding and transforming South Africa’s rail, port and pipeline infrastructure which will result in a significant increase in freight volumes, especially in commodities such as iron ore, coal and manganese.

This will also lead to a significant modal shift from road to rail.

Transnet Careers:

We value their dedication and commitment and embrace the importance of ensuring the right skills, capabilities and improved capacity is sustainable in the long-term by helping our employees excel in achieving their desired potential.

Our workplace reflects our dynamic and challenging environment and offers outstanding opportunities aiming at attracting results driven individuals who are suitably qualified and who have the necessary career prospects.

With a vision to become Africa’s world champion in transport and logistics solutions, Transnet SOC Limited has its roots established in resourcefulness and transformation. We proudly operate and control South Africa’s major transport infrastructure.

Transnet is committed towards working with our customers to suit their every need.

We aim to create a working environment that attracts and retains the most talented people, enabling them to reach their full potential.

Employment equity also remains a priority on our transformation agenda.

Employing the best skilled people in the industry is vital to the success and sustainability of our company.

It is through our staff that we realise our aspirations and deliver on our strategic goals and objectives. Our core values include the following;

We DELIVER on our promises
We treat each other with DIGNITY and RESPECT
We have a SAFETY MINDSET
We recognise and REWARD GOOD WORK
We are EMPOWERED to perform in our jobs
We have GOOD COMMUNICATION
We are BUSINESS FOCUSSED.

Transnet’s CA Training (CAT) Programme – Background:

Training of accountants is critical both for Transnet and the country as a whole.

South Africa has a shortage of accountants especially black accountants.

Transnet has accepted the responsibility to develop the scarce skills in light of the greater objectives of the country.

The CA Training (CAT) Programme in Transnet is a strategic intervention to train prospective Chartered Accountants to meet the skills requirements of South Africa in the Accountancy field. Transnet has been an accredited training office with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) from 1997.

About the CAT Programme

The CAT Programme at Transnet is a three year learnership programme for candidates who have a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) / B Compt Hons or equivalent.

The stringent requirements of SAICA demand that trainees receive extensive training in Financial Management, Management Decision-Making, Financial Accounting, Internal Audit & Corporate Governance, Auditing & Assurance and Taxation.

This also includes the professional skills like interpersonal & communication skills, intellectual skills, personal skills, and organizational & management skills.

In Transnet, the trainees will be rotated to the head office and several of its business units, e.g. Transnet National Ports Authority, Transnet Pipelines, Transnet Freight Rail, etc.

The rotation will be tailored to meet the needs of the trainee and the respective business unit, with the trainee spending at least one-third of the practical training in one business.

The training programme matches the depth of the SAICA syllabus requirements with a wide business exposure.

Our SAICA Elective Skills:

Transnet has elected the Financial Management and Management Decision-Making as its Elective Skills based on Transnet’s business and industry.

Our Selection Criteria:

The minimum entry requirement is the Certificate in Theory of Accounting (CTA) and each applicant must also demonstrate:

  • Consistent progress in their accountancy studies,
  • Strong verbal communication skills, and
  • Analytical ability.

Training Support:

  • Transnet will offer its trainees industry level support to ensure their success in the programme.

The training programme will provide for:

  • Study leave for the board exams;
  • Supplementary courses;
  • General business management training;
  • Exam technique courses, revision courses for the board exams;
  • Assessments.

About Mentorship:

Trainees are assigned mentors from the CA’s within the Transnet Group. These mentors have volunteered their time, passion and dedication to the success of the programme and the trainee accountants. They provide leadership, empowerment, guidance and advice to trainee accountants on their career path.

About Supervision:

Supervisors are the line managers who ensure that training takes place. They are responsible for the day to day training, workstation, timesheet and leave authorization, and attendance of assessment meetings. They also provide career guidance to trainees.

Looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to future economic growth of South Africa? Transnet is a world-class employer with a highly motivated workforce exceeding 55 000 permanent employees. If you believe you have the right combination of passion, proficiency and tenacity to join our team, then perhaps Transnet is the place for you!

Transnet Learnerships For Accountants (CAT Programme)

As a leading rail and logistics entity, Transnet is expanding and transforming South Africa’s rail, port and pipeline infrastructure which will result in a significant increase in freight volumes, especially in commodities such as iron ore, coal and manganese.

This will also lead to a significant modal shift from road to rail.

Transnet Careers:

We value their dedication and commitment and embrace the importance of ensuring the right skills, capabilities and improved capacity is sustainable in the long-term by helping our employees excel in achieving their desired potential.

Our workplace reflects our dynamic and challenging environment and offers outstanding opportunities aiming at attracting results driven individuals who are suitably qualified and who have the necessary career prospects.

With a vision to become Africa’s world champion in transport and logistics solutions, Transnet SOC Limited has its roots established in resourcefulness and transformation. We proudly operate and control South Africa’s major transport infrastructure.

Transnet is committed towards working with our customers to suit their every need.

We aim to create a working environment that attracts and retains the most talented people, enabling them to reach their full potential.

Employment equity also remains a priority on our transformation agenda.

Employing the best skilled people in the industry is vital to the success and sustainability of our company.

It is through our staff that we realise our aspirations and deliver on our strategic goals and objectives. Our core values include the following;

We DELIVER on our promises
We treat each other with DIGNITY and RESPECT
We have a SAFETY MINDSET
We recognise and REWARD GOOD WORK
We are EMPOWERED to perform in our jobs
We have GOOD COMMUNICATION
We are BUSINESS FOCUSSED.

Transnet’s CA Training (CAT) Programme – Background:

Training of accountants is critical both for Transnet and the country as a whole.

South Africa has a shortage of accountants especially black accountants.

Transnet has accepted the responsibility to develop the scarce skills in light of the greater objectives of the country.

The CA Training (CAT) Programme in Transnet is a strategic intervention to train prospective Chartered Accountants to meet the skills requirements of South Africa in the Accountancy field. Transnet has been an accredited training office with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) from 1997.

About the CAT Programme

The CAT Programme at Transnet is a three year learnership programme for candidates who have a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) / B Compt Hons or equivalent.

The stringent requirements of SAICA demand that trainees receive extensive training in Financial Management, Management Decision-Making, Financial Accounting, Internal Audit & Corporate Governance, Auditing & Assurance and Taxation.

This also includes the professional skills like interpersonal & communication skills, intellectual skills, personal skills, and organizational & management skills.

In Transnet, the trainees will be rotated to the head office and several of its business units, e.g. Transnet National Ports Authority, Transnet Pipelines, Transnet Freight Rail, etc.

The rotation will be tailored to meet the needs of the trainee and the respective business unit, with the trainee spending at least one-third of the practical training in one business.

The training programme matches the depth of the SAICA syllabus requirements with a wide business exposure.

Our SAICA Elective Skills:

Transnet has elected the Financial Management and Management Decision-Making as its Elective Skills based on Transnet’s business and industry.

Our Selection Criteria:

The minimum entry requirement is the Certificate in Theory of Accounting (CTA) and each applicant must also demonstrate:

  • Consistent progress in their accountancy studies,
  • Strong verbal communication skills, and
  • Analytical ability.

Training Support:

  • Transnet will offer its trainees industry level support to ensure their success in the programme.

The training programme will provide for:

  • Study leave for the board exams;
  • Supplementary courses;
  • General business management training;
  • Exam technique courses, revision courses for the board exams;
  • Assessments.

About Mentorship:

Trainees are assigned mentors from the CA’s within the Transnet Group. These mentors have volunteered their time, passion and dedication to the success of the programme and the trainee accountants. They provide leadership, empowerment, guidance and advice to trainee accountants on their career path.

About Supervision:

Supervisors are the line managers who ensure that training takes place. They are responsible for the day to day training, workstation, timesheet and leave authorization, and attendance of assessment meetings. They also provide career guidance to trainees.

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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;

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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):

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

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