Dept of Small Business Development: Internship Opportunity 2019

Closing Date: 01 April 2019
Location: Pretoria

STIPEND: R98 204 per annum

The duration of the internship programme is twenty-four (24) months. The Department invites all suitable and qualifying graduates aged between 18 and 35, who are interested and who have never participated in an Internship programme before, to apply for the following Internship Programmes.

Requirements

Information and Communication Technology Grad / INTERNREF NO: ICT / 01-02 / 19 [x2]

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three (3) year qualification (National Diploma or Degree) in IT / Informatics / Information System or related IT qualification on an NQF level 6 / 7 as recognised by SAQA.

Additional: Academic Excellence, Leadership Roles, Participation in Community programmes.

DUTIES: Development Areas:Practical experience in performing ICT business enablement and governance services. Ability to provide Infrastructure and operations continuity support services. Provide Information and knowledge management services.

INTERNAL AUDIT Grad / INTERNREF NO: IA / 03-04 / 19 [x2]

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three (3) year qualification (National Diploma or Degree) in auditing / accounting as recognised by SAQA.

Additional: Academic Excellence, Leadership Roles, Participation in Community programmes.

DUTIES: DevelopmentAreas:Ability to plan for internal audits. Compile a system description and / or Process walkthrough. Identify risks (inherent risks) based on the documented system / process description. Compile an audit program based on the risk assessment. Gain practical experience in conducting Internal Audits. Execute audit procedures, testing the design and implementation of the controls. Prepare accurate working papers which reference to appropriate and relevant audit evidence to support audit conclusions. Compile exception reports and document valid findings. Manage identified internal audit projects. Complete reporting as per task allocation e.g Memo’s, audit committee summary etc. Compile and submit the risk identification document on time for the line manager to review. Complete and submit accurate time sheets. Attend audit team meetings. Finalise the audit file and submit it for quality review. Develop reporting skills. Compile reports on internal audits (including audit findings, risks identified, impact and root causes, and recommendations for resolution). Attend meetings with line managers to discuss audit findings. Coordinate inputs from relevant stakeholders and provide feedback on internal audit reports. Engage with DSBD management and staff on audits conducted. Coordinate with external consultants hired to supplement internal audit staff.

Communication & Marketing Grad / INTERNREF NO: COMMS & MARK / 05-06 / 19 [x2]

REQUIREMENTS: An Advanced Diploma or B Degree in Communications / Marketing / Public Relations or related Communications and Marketing qualification on a NQF level 6 / 7 as recognised by SAQA.

Additional: Academic Excellence, Leadership Roles, Participation in Community programmes.

DUTIES: Development Areas:Develop competence and gain meaningful experience in; Internal Communication Services, External Communication Services, Events and Brand Management Services, Call Centre and Hotline Services, Content Management and Media Liaison Support Services and Language Management Services.

Economics Grad / INTERNREF NO: BRANCHES / 07-16 / 19 [x10]

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three (3) year qualification (National Diploma or Degree) in Economics (or related) / B Com / Developmental studies (e.g. LED) / M&E qualification on a NQF level 6 / 7 as recognised by SAQA.

Additional: Academic Excellence, Leadership Roles, Participation in Community programmes.

DUTIES: Development Areas:The candidate will gain exposure in the following areas; developing or contributing towards the development / implementation / interpretation of policies, SOPs, Legislation, etc. Developing and / or contributing to research, using appropriate research methods and tools for the development / implementation / interpretation of research papers / proposals. Enhance skills in Planning, Reporting and Presentations by Compiling, Development, Designing, Implementation, Drafting / Writing, Statistical analysis, Recommendations, Financial Implications, Implementation Plans, etc.Interact meaningfully with both internal and external stakeholders as and when required. Assist with / Facilitate / Coordinate and / or Manage Departmental or Business Unit events / conferences / workshops / training and DSBD / Branch / Business Unit projects. Report on events and projects. Participate in the Administration of Schemes by processing applications with due diligence, presenting cases to adjudication committee, tracking payments, and assisting with payments, etc. Gain exposure to the Development and maintenance of a database which includes capturing, updating and quality assuring (verifying) of all information / documents / applications, etc.Provide general (high level) administrative support as and when required (Minutes, submissions, letters, filing, etc.)

ENQUIRIES: Enquiries for all advertised posts should be directed to the recruitment office on (012) 394-5286 / 43097 / 41440

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 form, (unsigned Z83 forms will disqualify an application) which can be obtained from any Government institution. Clear indication of the position / internship programme and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your z83. A comprehensive CV with certified copies of qualifications including an academic record (Matric certificate must also be attached) and ID document and/or driver’s licence (where applicable), including the details of at least two contactable referees. Background verification, including qualifications, financial, criminal record and citizenship check will be conducted on recommended candidates. Department of Small Business Development is committed to the pursuit of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote representivity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference (as per EE Plan). It is the applicants’ responsibility to have their foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department reserves the rights not to fill or withdraw any advertised post.

Applications can be submitted by post to: The Registry Office, Department Small Business Development, Private Bag X672, Pretoria 0001 or hand delivered at Block G,the dti Campus, 77 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

ENQUIRIES: Enquiries for all advertised posts should be directed to the recruitment office on (012) 394-41440 / 45286 / 43097

Updated: March 25, 2019 — 7:49 am