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Mercedes- Benz South Africa Internship Programme

Mercedes- Benz South Africa Internship Programme


Closing Date: 29 May 2019
Location: East London

Mercedes- Benz South Africa is offering a unique development opportunity for recently-qualified graduates, who desire to be an integral part of the MBSA talent pool.

What does the MBSA Graduate Development Programme offer?

  •  relevant practical experience in your field of study
  •  exposure to a world class manufacturing facility and environment
  •  an opportunity to apply for positions within the organisation
  •  coaching and mentoring support
     

Who can apply?

  • Candidates who have recently graduated within the last 3 years
  • a South African Citizen, or permanent resident of South Africa
  • Graduates from the Eastern Cape region will have an added advantage when applying for the programme
  • Recently qualified graduates, (with a full NQF 7 or higher),  in the following career streams:
    • Information Technology / Information Systems / Computer Science
    • Industrial Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
    • Economics

“Mercedes-Benz South Africa is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered, however the following will apply:



  • foreign nationals must qualify for a work visa/permit as per the provisions of the Immigration Act 13, 2002;
  • division’s Employment Equity Plan in terms of the Employment Equity Act, No 58, 1998.
  • Code of good practice on the employment of people with disabilities”

Other Important information

  • Late and incomplete applications will not be considered
  • If you have not heard from us by the 31 July 2019 please take it that your application has been unsuccessful.

How to Apply

Apply Online for the Mercedes Benz Graduate / Internship Programme

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Gauteng Human Settlement Internship Programme

Gauteng Human Settlement Internship Programme

CLOSING DATE: 31 MAY 2019

Location: GAUTENG PROVINCE

STIPEND: R 5 000 PER MONTH

The Department of Human Settlements offers Internship opportunities to unemployed South African Graduates who wish to apply in the fields that are in line with the Departments core business. Applicants must not have been previously employed in any Internship Programme or be studying towards a qualification.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have completed a tertiary qualification at National Diploma and Degree level in any of the below mentioned fields. Must be in between the ages of 18 – 35 yrs of age and a South African citizen. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to interviews to determine their suitability. The successful candidates will be required to sign a 24 months Internship Programme contract with the Department of Human Settlements. Applications must be submitted on a 283 form with the following attachments: a certified copy of your matric certificate, highest qualification, ID document and CV. The Z83 form can be obtainable from any Public Service Department.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED:

  • Civil Engineering Ref NO:0001,
  • Building Engineering Ref No:0002.
  • Construction Science Ref No:0003,
  • Construction Management Ref No:0004.
  • Town Planning Ref No:0005,
  • Quantity Surveying Ref No:0006.
  • (Research & Planning Ref No:007 applications for the Research & Planning Internship Programme must be submitted at 11 Diagonal Road JHB CBD 4th Floor HCUD UNIT and not the Regional offices )

How To Apply

Please be notified that applicants are requested to submit/hand deliver their applications according to the geographical areas in which they live in Gauteng Province, for details on where the applications should be submitted please refer to the table below failure to submit accordingly will result in an automatic disqualification.

Gauteng Department of Human Settlements, 11 Diagonal Road JHB CBD 4th Floor 
Ms.S.Nkadimeng
Gauteng Department of Human Settlements JHB Region 129 Fox Street 5th Floor Room 504
Ms.N.Nyembe 011-6305065
Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Tshwane Region No. 50 Hamilton Street, Arcadia Pretoria 0001
Ms.Z.File 012-3033300/02
Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Ekurhuleni Region No  68 Voortrekker Road, 4th Floor Nevada Building Alberton 1426
Ms.H.Nkoma, 011-861300/3050
Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Krugersdorp/Mogale  City Region No 56 Burger Street Krugersdorp
Ms.M.Mnisi, 011-6628310
Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Sedibeng Region 28  Market Vereeniging 1930
Ms.E.Tseladika, 016-4401274

We welcome applications from persons with disabilities. Correspondence will be limited shortlisted candidates only. Should you not hear from us within three (3) months of closing di of the advert, accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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World Food Programme Internships Johannesburg

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

ABOUT ARC

The African Risk Capacity is a Specialized Agency of the African Union established in 2012 as an African-owned index-based weather risk insurance that provides African countries with tools and products to quantify and manage disaster risk. ARC offers a comprehensive, integrated solution that transfers weather risk away from governments – and the vulnerable households they protect to ARC. This enables governments to build resilience and better plan, prepare for and respond to Natural disasters, health outbreaks and Epidemics.
Emerging infectious diseases pose an increasing threat to health and economic development in Africa. In the past few years, the international community has moved towards a robust and well-coordinated response approach towards public health emergencies. Despite this, and other improvements in the increased speed of detection and response, rapid deployment of medical countermeasures and vaccines, the presence of timely access to funding in respect to many PHE remains unpredictable.
Following the Ebola crisis that ravaged West Africa, African Ministers of Finance requested the ARC Secretariat in March 2015 to develop a product to address countries’ financing needs to contain outbreaks of viruses and diseases common to the African continent, and in the event of spread or secondary transmission.
ARC has put together a team to work who are undertaking R&D on this outbreaks and epidemics and have in consultation with countries and partners selected four diseases for develop an insurance product for. The design of this product is based on four distinct but related workstreams, Risk Profile, Contingency planning, Disease model with trigger definitions and a cost benefit analysis. ARC’s O&E programme is designed to address many of the problems inherent in early response for disease outbreaks and epidemic response.
The O&E team seeks an intern to support its work of coordinating product development, including the country field, admin, filing, record keeping and coordinationSCOPE OF WORK AND RESPONSIBILITIESUnder the direct supervision of the Lead Advisor O&E, the intern will carry out the following tasks:

  • In close collaboration with the O&E unit, provide Admin support and set up scheduled team calls with the different work streams.
  • Ensure admin task such as the payment of consultants, collaborators and Researchers are processed and timely paid.
  • Compile a record and data base of O&E partners and stakeholders and ensure they are provided quarterly and routine update on progress.
  • Regularly engage in media research (including social media) to inform on actions/events of interest to the O&E pilot
  • Review the O&E web page and discuss with Team on material to update
  • Analyse flash reports and other reports from ARC field work to identify relevance to O&E.
  • Draft reports on O&E activities in ARC
  • Carry out administrative tasks as may be needed by the O&E unit.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a recent graduate (max. 6 months after graduation) from an undergraduate or graduate university programme in Public Health, International or Global Health and Development Studies or related field
  • Not be sons, daughters, brothers or sisters of WFP employees
  • Must be eligible to stay and work in South Africa

DESIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Manifest interest in global and international health issues
  • Strong computer skills including good knowledge of excel and access
  • Good communication skills
  • Good oral and written proficiency in English, French is a plus

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIESDEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS25 MAY 2019.Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to applyWFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

How to Apply

Click here to apply

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Microsoft Internship Programme Johannesburg

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world.

Responsibilities

We are looking for candidates that have the following qualities:

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay maniacally focused on our customers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative, matrixed global organization.
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with insatiable curiosity. Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.
  • Resourceful: you have the drive to overcome any obstacle in your work.
  • Customer Focused: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.
  • Pure Challenge: demonstrated desire and ability to readily take on complex challenges and work towards solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems.
  • Passion for Technology: you’re deeply motivated by the incredible opportunity of how technology can inspire and ignite change and renewal.

Qualifications

Applications to this opportunity are considered depending on education level and/or location. To be considered as student / recent graduate, you should be:

  • Within 12 months of graduation or graduated within the last 12 months.
  • Up to 2 years of accumulated full-time professional experience.
  • Passion for the technology and innovation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • English language fluency.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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What is a LEARNERSHIP [SAQA Explains]

What is a LEARNERSHIP [SAQA Explains]

A learnership is a work-based learning programme that leads to an NQF registered qualification. That is: a learnership combines theoretical (classroom) and practical study to lead to an official, recognised qualification.

Learnerships are managed by Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs).

They were introduced by government to help skill learners and to prepare them for the workplace.

Learnership programmes can help you to gain the necessary skills and workplace experience that will open up better employment or self employment opportunities.

Learnerships are based on legally binding agreement between an employer, a learner and a Training Provider.

This agreement is intended to spell out the tasks and duties of the employer, the learner and the Training Provider.

It is designed to ensure the quality of the training and to protect the interests of each party.

A learnership requires that a learner enter into a fixed term employment contract with the company whilst studying towards a qualification registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), which is in line with the learnership (the cost of the qualification falls to the Company).

Once the qualification is completed, the learnership will also end.

Why are learnerships important?

Learnerships promote access to education and training, as they allow you to work and get started on your career while also studying for an educational qualification.

SETAs oversee learnerships and ensure that they offer qualifications related to a specific occupation or sector of the economy. All 21 SETAs have developed NQF-aligned programmes that will help you gain recognised qualifications while getting on-the-job experience.

SETAs manage the registration of learnerships in order to meet the skills development needs across the sectors.

How do learnerships work?

Learnerships require you to complete a theoretical course as well as practical training, which is done at a workplace, in order to graduate.

The workplace component of the qualification involves hands-on, practical learning under the guidance of a mentor, while the theoretical component is provided by an education and training provider.

Together they form an integrated and comprehensive learning programme.

Top Tip: The number of credits needed to graduate varies from learnership to learnership, so make sur e that you understand the minimum requirements if you want to complete a learnership. Find out from the relevant SETA.

Who is eligible for a learnership?

Learnerships are available for young people who have completed school, college or learning at other training institutions.

You must be older than 16 and younger than 35 to be eligible for a learnership.

Unemployed South Africans can only participate in a learnership if there is an employer prepared to provide the required work experience.

How to participate in a learnership?

By now you have already put some thought into your career path, and as a result you will be able to identify a learnership that will support your career goals.

Your career path should be influenced by your interests, skills and strengths.

The responsibility rests with you to investigate and research the different learnership options.

You should find out as much as you can, including information on the criteria and requirements for entering a learnership.

What are the entry requirements?

Different learnerships have different entry requirements.

We recommend that you contact the provider of the learnership for full details on the specific requirements for the learnership of your choice.

For many learnerships, the minimum entry requirement is a National Senior Certificate or National Certificate: Vocational, but there may be more specific subject requirements or even skills requirements such as computer literacy.

What are the benefits for learners?

  • You may have better employment opportunities after completing a learnership;
  • You have a fixed-term employment contract for the duration of the learnership;
  • Learnerships improve on the job performance so you are able to do things relevant to the job;
  • You obtain a nationally-recognised qualification that is relevant to the sector; and
  • You earn a learner allowance for the duration of the learnership.

How much does a learnership cost?

Learnerships are generally funded by a relevant SETA.

Since the cost of learnerships varies across SETAs and types/levels of qualifications, you should contact the relevant SETA for more information.

Will the learner be paid?

There is a specified minimum learner allowance that must be paid to unemployed learners in a learnership.

This is not a salary but covers expenses like travel and meals.

Again, you should contact the relevant SETA for more information.

Note: The amount paid as a learner allowance depends on the SETA, type of learnership and the level of qualification.

The allowances and conditions are agreed to with each learner before the commencement of the learnership.

How long does it take to complete a learnership?

Learnerships will last as long as it takes to complete the qualification.

This means that if the duration of the qualification is two years, then the learnership will last for that period of time.

What does a learner receive on completion?

During the learnership, learners will be required to complete assignments, tasks and practical tests and projects.

They will be formally assessed in the classroom and workplace.

If all these assignments are completed successfully, they will be awarded an NQF-registered qualification, that is recognised nationally.

They will receive a certificate stating the qualification and the area of skill development.

What is required to enter into a learnership?

If you are accepted you will need to sign two legal documents:

1. Learnership Agreement: this is an agreement signed by you, the organisation employing you, and the education and provider offering the theoretical training component of the learnership. This agreement clearly outlines the rights and responsibilities of all three parties.

2. Employment contract: this is a contract you will sign with the employ er, which is only valid for the time period of the learnership.

Will I get a job after completing the learnership?

Employment is not guaranteed, but once you have successfully completed your learnership, you will be in a much better position to market yourself as you will now have both work experience and theoretical training.

You may also be in a better position to start your own business and generate an income that way.

Can a learnership be terminated ?

Yes, a learnership can be terminated under certain circumstances:

An employer can terminate the contract of a learnership if:

  • The duration specified in the learnership agreement has expired;
  • The employer and learner have agreed in writing to terminate the learnership agreement, or if there is no such agreement, the SETA t hat registered the agreement approves the termination; or
  • The learner is fairly dismissed for a reason related to the learner’s conduct or capacity as an employee.

For more information, contact the SETA that manages the learnerships in the field in which you are interested.

Source: SAQA

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