The Presidency Internship Programme 2014/2015 [Massive Recruitment]

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20 Nov, 2013

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Internships in South Africa

The Presidency is offering internship opportunities to provide South African graduates and undergraduates with the opportunity to gain workplace experience in the field of work that they have studied.

Remuneration: Interns will receive a stipend of R4 000 per month

Duration: 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 (12 months)



Applicants must be graduates in any of the fields listed above, or undergraduate students where an internship is a prerequisite to obtain their formal qualification. Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form,obtainable from any Public Service department, stating the field being applied for (choose from the above list), a CV together with certified copies of certificates, transcripts, a letter from the institution for the undergraduates and an Identity Document. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. A pre-employment security screening will be conducted on candidates relating to RSA citizenship, criminal record, credit record and verification of qualification. The outcome of this screening will determine suitability for employment.

Below are the areas where interns are required:

Business Units  Field of Study Division (x#) Duties Ref.
The Ministry for Performance Monitoring & Evaluation National Diploma/degree in Public Administration/Management / Office management Minister: Performance Monitoring & Evaluation (x1)  • Assist with general office administration /12
Deputy Minister: Performance Monitoring & Evaluation (x1) /13
National Diploma/degree in Youth Development / Social Science Youth Desk (x1) /14
Internal Security ND in Security Management / Safety Management / equivalent Vetting / Occupational Health and Safety /3
Private Office of The President National Diploma/ Degree in Communications/ Public Relations/ Journalism/ Media Liaison (x1) Make Media Arrangements /5
National Diploma/ Degree in Research / Content Development Communications Content Support (x1) Assist with research and drafting /6
LLB / Bachelor of Law / equivalent DDG’s Office (x1) Assist with legal and other duties as  delegated /7
LLB / Bachelor of Law / equivalent Advisory Support Services /8
Office of the Director General and Secretary of Cabinet B Degree / Hons in Public Administration/ Management Office of the Director General (x1) /1
Private Office of The Deputy President Honours in Economics / Politics Research Drafting and Speech Writing (x1) /9
Personal Support Services (x1) /10
DDG’s Office(x1) /11
National Planning Commission ND / Degree in Governance National Planning Commission (x3) Conduct Research ● Compile Presentations● Support Senior Expects at stakeholder engagements /16
ND / Degree in Public Policy (Health)
ND / Degree in Public Policy (Education)
ND / Degree in Economics
ND / Degree in Communication
Strategy and Operations ND /Degree in Finance Spousal Support (x1) Fill in financial documents for the unit /17
Cabinet: FOSAD Secretariat ND /Degree in Public Administration / Social Science FOSAD Secretariat (x1) ● Assist with Admin function in cluster meetings, FOSAD workshops, and Management meetings ● Fill in Documents ● Make general office Administration /15
Protocol and Ceremonial Services National Diploma/Bachelor’s degree International Relations/Political Sciences Ceremonial Services (x1) • Provide general administrative support, photocopying, faxing and filing of documents • Assist with procurement-related duties such as obtaining quotations and follow up • Update a register of National Orders Nominees • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to obtain records and other information • Assist with preparation of major events • Make travel arrangements, process subsistence and travel forms /18
National Diploma/degree in Administration/International Relations Protocol (x1) • Provide general administrative support to the Unit, inter alia, making travel arrangements for Protocol Officials, typing, photocopying, faxing, filing documents, ordering stationery and tracking expenditure • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders • Assist during preparation for major events • Make travel arrangements /19
Events Management National Diploma/degree in Events Management/ Public Relations Events Management (x1) /20
Legal & Executive Services LLB /Law Degree Legal Services (x2) Legal Services in the Department /21
Household and Accommodation N6 Electrical, Mechanical or Building Accomodation (x1) Perform Electrical Maintainance such as replacing bulbs /22
National Diploma/BTech Cooking Household Chef (x1) Cook ● Provide Stewarding ● Perform Stock taking ● Carry out Menu planning /23
Information Technology B degree/National Diploma with specialisation in Support Services Information Technology (x3) • User support /24
B degree/National Diploma with specialisation in Software Development/ Computer Science/Support Services/NQF Level 6 IT Qualification  IT (x1) Software Development /25
Human Resource Management and Organisation Development National Diploma/ BTech Human Resource HR Operations (x1) • Oversee Conditions of Service ● Capture HR Data /26
National Diploma/degree in Public Administration/ Office Management/ Knowledge Management Registry (x1) All registry administration /27
National Diploma/degree in Laboiur Relations/ Industrial Relations Employee Health, Wellness and Labour Relations (x1) Collective Bargaining ● Employee Discipline ●, discharge   and grievances /28
National Diploma/ BTech in HRM / Public Administration / Management Organisational Development (x1) Perform all generic admin duties linked to the OD and JE unit /29
Office of the Chief Operations Officer National Diploma/BTech in Strategic Planning / Organisational Performance Management Strategic Planning (x1) Assist with secretariat tasks related to the Strategic Planning Workshops/meetings and quarterly review sessions• Collect and analyse Branch performance reports on a quarterly basis • Assist with the compilation of the quarterly and annual Presidency Performance Information Reports /2
Chief Financial Office National Diploma/ BTech in Financial Management/ Budgeting/ Cost and Management Accounting Budgets (x1) • Capture  the budget • Prepare in year monitoring • Assist in Preparation of financial Statement • Update expenditure report /30
National Diploma/ Degree in Office Management and Technology Administration CFO (x1) /31
National Diploma/ BTech in Financial Management/ Accounting Finance Sections (x1) Payment LOGIS, Payment S&T, debts, PERSAL, TAX, SYSCON /32
Legal Degree Contract Management (x1) /33
National Diploma/ Degree in Internal Auditing / Finance Financial Audit Control (x1) /34
Supply Chain Management National Diploma/degree in Supply Chain Management/ Transport Management/ Purchasing Management/ Logistics / Asset Management Assets/ Acquisition / Payments / Orders / Transit and Warehouse (x3) /35
Cape Town Office National Diploma/degree in Hospitality/Facilities Accommodation and Households (x1) • Coordinate household and accommodation functions • Provide effective cleaning services • Ensure arrangements for reservationsof function rooms are coordinated and effectively managed • Provide effective food and beverage services • Purchase adequate cleaning supplies according to the requirements of the Department /36
National Diploma/degree in Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Management (x1) • Facilitate the process to obtain operating equipment • Obtain quotes • Initiate the procurement process • Procure operating equipment and commodities as requested • Ensure the preferred supplier delivers the correct items as per invoice and quotation • Ensure sound records management (filing system and case recording system) • Ensure regular interaction with suppliers to determine delivery dates and times /37
National Diploma/degree in Support Services IT (x1) End user Support /38

Who Should Apply?

Unemployed South African graduates/postgraduates with a tertiary qualification in one of the above-mentioned fields of study who have not previously been employed in any internship programme.

How To Apply

Please forward applications to Mr K Futhane, The Presidency, Private Bag, X1000, Pretoria 0001 OR hand deliver at 535 Johannes Ramokhoase Street, Arcadia 0083.

Enquiries: Ms Phakamile Mpofu, tel. (012) 300-5876 or Ms Felicity Mokwele, tel. (012) 300-5875

Closing Date: 6 December 2013 at 16:30
Location: Pretoria


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