Dimension Data – Graduate Accelerated Programme (GAP) Durban

Posted on :

17 Aug, 2011

Category :

Graduate Jobs in South Africa, IT Jobs in South Africa

Headquartered in Johannesburg, Dimension Data was founded in 1983 at the inception of networked communications with a simple vision – to do great things. Dimension Data is a specialist IT services and solution provider that helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Today we are positioned at the forefront of networking and communications in around 50 countries on five continents around the world.

In October 2010, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), one of the largest global telecommunications service providers, acquired 100% of Dimension Data plc for GBP 2.1 billion, making Dimension Data a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NTT Group.

By continually building on our knowledge and expertise in IT infrastructure technologies, Dimension Data has become a global leader in the provision and management of specialist IT infrastructure services and solutions.

As a Graduate in the Dimension Data Graduate Accelerated Programme , you will get the opportunity to integrate the theoretical world of study and the practical working world. On this programme support and development is provided which ensures that you will learn from the best professionals in the industry.

What we will expect you to do:
As a successful candidate on the GAP programme you will :
Follow a technical stream or fulfil a business support roles
Mentor learners on the Dimension Data Saturday school initiative
Attend training and coaching sessions
Join a team that will enable you to contribute to our business and help us to deliver excellent service to our customers


Here’s what we are looking for in candidates for this job:
Key requirements:
You’ll need to be a South African citizen
Completed a Degree or a Post Graduate Degree
No more than a year’s work experience.
We’re particularly interested in hearing from people with a degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or Computer Engineering qualification
Have clear criminal and credit records
Professional Communication skills (both written & spoken)
At Dimension Data we offer you:
Great People
The support, inspiration and friendship of great colleagues
Opportunity for Development
A great opportunity to grow and develop your career
Challenging Work
Live our passion for technology serving our world class clients
Global Organisation
A place in our great global family
The Programme runs once a year for 12 months , to start 01 February each year. Graduates are employed on a one year fixed term contract with the view to permanent employment into the business the following year

We aim to attract the ” top of the class” graduates who have demonstrated leadership skills so whatever your IT ambitions, this programme provides an excellent springboard into your chosen career.

All submissions must be accompanied with the following documents:
A detailed cover letter outlining why you should be chosen as a Dimension Data Intern as well as which areas within IT are of interest to you
Certified copy of ID
Certified copy of drivers license (preferred)
Certified copy of your most recent Academic record
Certified copy of your completed Qualification (if applicable)
2 x written references from a lecturer or a community leader
IMPORTANT: Candidates must have an average of 75% to be applicable for the program

Applicants that do not meet these criteria will not be considered.

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