Pegasys Internship Opportunity 2018

Posted on :

23 Jan, 2018

Category :

Graduate Jobs in South Africa

PEGASYS Institute is a not-for-profit organization working to find African solutions for African challenges in the fields of natural resources and infrastructure.
Our work focuses on generating ideas, advocacy, policy, and strategy in the areas of natural resource use, water, climate change and infrastructure.

• Full-time position (one-year contract)
• Location – Pretoria

• A Master’s degree or Ph.D. in an appropriate field including (but not limited to) Economics, Geography,
Social Sciences, Water & Environmental Science, Engineering, Development Studies, or any other
relevant post-graduate qualification
• A demonstrable track-record of excellence

• Prior exposure to broader development projects in developing countries, particularly South Africa or Africa
• Demonstrated capacity in report writing

This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including:
• Strong work ethic, self-motivated and demonstrable high standards of achievement
• An energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded with multi-perspective views on broader
developmental issues, governance, systems, and policies;
• Ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic, unpredictable work environment
• Adaptive, quick-thinking, and a results-oriented mindset
• Attention to detail, independent, self-driven and highly motivated
• Ability to work towards the desired outcome in a complex and uncertain environment;
• Good time management, with the ability to meet task deadlines within time-frames and budget;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in diverse teams as well as independently desire to
contribute towards making the world a better place, and believe that a small group of committed
individuals can have a significant impact.

• HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement
Closing date: 31 January 2018


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