Scorpion: Finance Graduate / Internship Opportunity

Company Name: Scorpion

Post: Finance Graduate / Internship Opportunity

CLosing Date: 26 July 2015

Location: Roodepoort (Florida)

PURPOSE:

Gain exposure to various finance / accountancy functions including cashbook, claims, creditors, bookkeeping, etc

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION

Must have completed Matric (Grade 12) – requirement for Internships
Must have completed Finance / Accounting Degree / Diploma/Certificate

OTHER

Must be SA Citizen
Must be available immediately to commence with the Internship Programme

COMPETENCIES:

SKILL COMPETENCIES:

Accuracy, Administrative Skills, Analytical Thinking Ability, Attention to Detail,
Flexibility, Goal Setting Ability, Listening Skills, Networking, Organising Ability and
Planning Ability, Problem Solving Ability, Teamwork, and Time-management skills

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Acceptance of Change, Achievement Orientation, Action Orientation, Assertiveness,
Administrative Orientation, Customer Service Orientation, Initiative, Integrity,
Organisational Commitment, Personal Growth Orientation.

How to apply:

Gohere to apply.

Please attach a motivation letter stating your personal career aspirations and goals; list your qualifications; and also list why you are the best candidate for the role.

Please note, if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks after submitting your application please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

SASA: Graduate Programme: Information Systems

Company Name: SASA

Job Title: Graduate Programme: Information Systems

Durban (Mount Edgecombe) KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)
Market Related Salary
Contract junior level position at South African Sugar Association in the Information Technology (Software) industry.
Benefits: * Successful candidates will receive an allowance of R3500.00 on a monthly basis. * We offer onsite accommodation at a minimum cost, meals, laundry service and free primary health care facilities. * There will be opportunities for growth and development for students who stand out from the rest and contribute significantly during the year..

The South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI) is a world renowned agricultural research institute conducting research for the sugar industry. There are a number of different research projects that take place at SASRI which are clustered into four multidisciplinary programmes, namely; Variety Improvement, Crop Protection, Crop Performance & Management and System Design and Optimisation.
South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI) is offering a graduate programme opportunity and applications are invited from the candidates who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma with a major in Business Information Systems/ Computer Science and Knowledge/Experience in designing databases, developing and maintaining applications.
The successful candidates will be mentored by the Data Process Manager/ assisting with research to develop high tech products and services for the sugar industry. In-house training will be provided in Oracle SQL,PL/SQL,Oracle Application Express. Oracle ADF, SharePoint 2013, Jasper and Oracle BI Publisher.

Purpose of the Internship is to:

Provide workplace experience to graduates allowing them practical exposure that will enrich their academic training, enhancing future employability.
Provide additional skills development training that will stimulate personal and professional growth, provide life skills and boost work readiness (Basic Business, Technical and Life Skills Training) through formal mentorship.

Term of the programme:
Participants will be offered a one year intern contract.

Benefits:
Successful candidates will receive an allowance of R3500.00 on a monthly basis.
We offer onsite accommodation at a minimum cost, meals, laundry service and free primary health care facilities.
There will be opportunities for growth and development for students who stand out from the rest and contribute significantly during the year.

How to Apply:
All applications must be submitted via our online job portal accessible from our website at www.sasa.org.za (navigate to Careers @ SASA – Vacancies).
Please also attach detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications, academic record, and South African Identity document.
Short listing will commence on 6 July 2015. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we will not be able to reply to all applicants. Should you not get a response from us by 31 August 2015, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Please visit www.sasa.org.za for more details about the Research Institute.

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:

Ability:
work in a team
work methodically and systematically
understand data management systems
communicate well (verbal and written)
problem-solve
understand IT systems from a development and business analysis point of view
undertake design tasks for business computer systems
work without supervision

Knowledge:
hardware and software technologies
knowledge of Java,SQL,HTML,Oracle

The South African Sugar Association (SASA) provides a diverse range of highly specialised services to the South African sugar industry and our activities are funded in the main by the sugarcane growers and sugar milling companies. Our mission is to provide specialist services that enhance the profitability, global competitiveness and sustainability of the South African sugar industry.

Apply online before 25/07/2015.
Please note that Recruiters may delete or expire jobs at any time.

How To Apply:

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Polyoak Packaging: Finance Clerk

Company Name: Polyoak Packaging

Position: Finance Clerk

Job Type Classification: Permanent

Reporting To: Financial Accountant

Location – Town / City: Pinetown

Location – Province: KwaZulu-Natal

Location – Country: South Africa

Job Description:

* Process and reconcile the regions bank accounts.
* Process and manage all cash book payments for both
branches. (Weekly/Monthly/Adhoc)
* Ensuring all payments are made timeously.
* Process and gather all information for overseas
payments.
* Issue petty cash cheques for Eastern Cape region.
* Maintaining an accurate and up to date filing system of
records of all payments made.
* Resolving Queries Timeously.
* Prepare month end schedules.
* Prepare monthly general ledger reconciliations.
* Prepare and process journal entries.
* Monthly and ad hoc reporting requirements to
Financial/Commercial Manager.

Minimum Requirements:

KEY COMPETENCIES

The successful candidate will be expected to meet the following criteria:

* Matric with accounting and math’s a minimum.
* A book keeping/finance qualification.
* 1 year work (minimum) experience in a finance role similar
will be an advantage.
* Experience on SAP will be an advantage.
* Computer Literacy (EXCEL, OUTLOOK, WORD).

Duties & Responsibilities:

KEY CHARACTERISTICS

* Sense of Urgency.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Strong numerical ability.
* Assertive and confident individual.
* Organised individual.
* Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
* An ability to build relationships quickly and effectively.
* Self-driven and motivated.
* Ability to work in a team and independently when required.

How To Apply:

Go here to apply.

Polyoak Packaging: Creditors Clerk

Company Name: Polyoak Packaging

Position: Creditors Clerk

Job Type Classification: Permanent

Reporting To: Financial Accountant

Location – Town / City: Pinetown

Location – Province: KwaZulu-Natal

Location – Country: South Africa

Job Description:

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

* Processing of all raw material/ transport and intercompany
creditors

* Check prices, quantity purchase orders before processing
* Reconciliation of raw material and intercompany creditors
* Attend to creditors queries
* Attend to new supplier credit applications.
* Month end payment proposals.
* Prepare month end schedules (external transport, freight ,
other, design charges)
* Prepare and process journal entries where necessary
* Monthly and ad hoc reporting requirements to
Financial/Commercial Manager
* Manage petty cash

Minimum Requirements:

* Matric Certificate, preferably with Mathematics and/or
Accounting
* Book keeping diploma or equivalent
* 3 – 5 Years experience in a Creditors Clerk’s position
* SAP is a plus

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Ability to communicate on all levels with Internal & External
customers
* A good administrative track record
* Excellent MS Excel skills
* Excellent numeric skills
* Attention to detail

How To Apply:

Go here to apply.

MultiChoice: Production Studio Systems Engineer

Company Name: MultiChoice

Job Post: Production Studio Systems Engineer

Location: Gauteng

Job Type: Permanent

Equity Status: Open To All

Number of Positions: 1

Special Requirements : Shift work is required

Context:

Multichoice Broadcast Media Technology Operations department seeks to appoint an energetic and self-motivated candidate in the capacity of Production Studio Systems Engineer to compliment their pool of existing knowledgeable, skilled & experienced Engineers. This position reports to the Manager: Production Media Technology Operations (within Broadcast Media Technology Operations), and will be based at our facilities in Randburg, Red Pepper and Samrand.

Customers:

M-Net
• SuperSport
• MultiChoice
• External Broadcasters
• Production companies
• Various other internal & external suppliers and clients

Outputs:

• Responsible for corrective and preventative maintenance of electronic equipment
• Correct servicing and fault finding of equipment and network systems
• Provide a 24/7 technical support for all Production Services technology
• Provide a 24/7 technical support to all Broadcast/Production services operational staff and clients
• Provide feedback on deliverables through appropriate communication channels and technical report writing

• Involvement in the creative design and implementation of new technology and system changes
• Providing an excellent one-stop service and be part of an elite team.

Education & Experience:

• Diploma in Electronics S4/N6
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in Television Post and/or Pre-production environments
• Minimum 5 years technical experience in a TV industry
• Experience in working in studio productions and outside broadcast will be advantageous.

Competencies:

• Knowledge of audio and Video related systems essential (Post production i.e. AVID edit suites, Final Mix, Graphics and Studio)
• Experience in HD/SDI systems and system integration such as airspeed ingest/Play out servers, Comms systems etc.
• Detailed systems diagram
• Maintaining specialist equipment for video production, broadcast and satellite transmission and interactive media;
• Installing and testing new studio facilities and equipment;
• Setting up and operating editing facilities in post-production suites;
• Analyzing and rectifying technical faults on equipment and systems;
• Minimizing loss of service at times of equipment failure by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision;
• Keeping abreast of constant changes in technology by investigating new systems, techniques and equipment – especially new internet technologies;
• Repairing hardware, software and other broadcast technology systems;
• Communicating effectively with members of the team and other colleagues;

How to apply:

Go here to apply.

MultiChoice: DIGITAL MEDIA AFRICA – Technical Architect

Company Name: MultiChoice

Job Post: DIGITAL MEDIA AFRICA – Technical Architect

Location: Gauteng

Job Type: Permanent

Equity Status: Open To All

Number of Positions: 2

Context:

The Africa Pay TV business recognizes the importance of unified and aggregated digital media platforms for all the required business units operating throughout Africa. The group has recognised the importance of the correct technology platform as well as partnering and managing key partners (internal & external) to optimise the complete digital ecosystem. Driving the management, usability, optimisation, accessibility of digital media across the Africa content for all relevant business units and subscribers with the commercialisation of the digital media platforms, pushing next generation technology and managing (internal and external) relationships and dependencies. Driving technology opportunities across the digital platforms to support growth across the relevant Africa markets

MultiChoice Africa is seeking a Technical Architect to design and implement corporate and self-service systems. The successful candidate will join a team of developers, testers, business analysts and support specialists in Africa Strategy team.

Customers:

•Africa Marketing division
•Strategy and Business Development Division
•MultiChoice Africa
•Group Companies
•Technology and marketing partners
•In country divisions and technology partners

Outputs:

•Design integration platforms for high performance and scale
•Design a common development frameworks to be used by all developers
•Define architectural designs and perform reviews to ensure developers implement the correctly.
•Perform code reviews to ensure departmental standards and procedures are maintained.
•Define technology standards for the department, document them and ensure that all developers know about them and understand them.
•Do daily reviews with onshore and offshore teams to ensure projects are developed according to business requirements and departmental standards.
•Setup pre-project planning sessions to define software architecture and decide on technologies used.
•Define a long term 3-5 year technology roadmap.
•Ensure best practices are used e.g. all code are written using the TDD methodology.
•Ensure all code written are designed to benefit from cloud technologies.
•Develop examples on how to use common frameworks and platforms and make them available to all developers.
•Create a plan to ensure all legacy are moved to defined standards and are kept within standards.
•Design cloud environments that is, reliable, auto scaled and focused on cost saving.
•Planning, organizing and implementing development efforts
•Practical experience working in an Agile Software Development environment

Education & Experience:

•3 year BSC or related degree
•Microsoft Certified Developer
•Cloud Technologies Certifications
•8-10 years practical C# development experience
•8-10 years solid experience with enterprise systems of scale
•3-4 hands on experience using cloud technologies
•10 years+ software design experience

Competencies:

•Software design skills
•Team motivation skills
•Attention to detail
•Influencing skills
•Problem solving skills
•Decision-making skills
Personal Qualities
•Analytical thinking
•Creative and Innovative
•Deadline driven
•Achievement oriented and ambitious
•Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
•Relationship building
•A team player with a track record for meeting strict deadlines

How to apply:

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Johannesburg Stock Exchange: Valuations Specialist

Company Name: Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Position: Valuations Specialist

Job Summary:

A vacancy exists at the JSE in Sandton to contribute to the accurate determination and daily provision of instrument and benchmark valuations, determining the true economic value across multiple asset classes and drive the on-going development and improvement of valuations

Responsibilities / Outputs:

-Apply cost effectiveness principles in planning and delivery
-Prepare technical and descriptive documentation and research on academic and market practitioner valuation methodologies
-Complete allocated daily operational valuation processes within SLA times and in accordance with a zero calculation error target
-Maintain sustainable working relationship with stakeholders through ongoing engagement to ensure an understanding of their needs and maintain an open channel of communication at all times in supporting the department to achieve is business objectives
-Develop and sustain relationships with service provider/vendor/supplier administrative staff to facilitate the effective procurement to pay process with service providers/vendors/suppliers
-Manage own delivery against agreed deliverables and set timelines, identify obstacles to delivery and take appropriate action where required
-Identify obstacles and major challenges through continuous evaluation of processes and standards in order
-Prioritise urgency of determining valuations of new instruments by effectively managing and adhering to given timelines and protocol
-Choose appropriate communication styles for different audiences by adjusting the message to the level of understanding of various audiences
-Maintain and uphold the JSE reputation of independence, transparency and integrity by ensuring correct pricing models, adherence to rules in all communication forums
-Ensure all relevant stakeholders (internal/external) receive the relevant information within agreed upon timeframes
-Respond to queries with regard to valuations by explaining formulas/rationale used to determine the valuation of instruments whilst maintaining the independence, transparency and integrity of the JSE
-Under direct supervision, assist with research and reporting on best practices for valuation methodologies and modelling results
-Utilise relevant derivative pricing models to determine an objective measure of a derivatives true value to assist investors in reaching a fair transactional agreement as part of daily operational responsibility
-Assume responsibility and ownership of the valuation process by ensuring the accuracy and quality by collecting and verifying data from both internal and external sources
-Apply relevant pricing model applications and various methodologies to ensure robustness of the mathematical verifications prior to publishing of valuations by adhering to the relevant built in checks and balances
-Review systems and processes within the team and make recommendations on effectiveness and efficiency levels by automating processes and implementing continuous improvement methodologies
-Review work and/or systems for improvements collaboratively with team and understand the impact of these improvements on JSE markets/clients
-Proactively monitor accuracy of valuation processes and results by using initiative to develop/implement improvements in the various systems and models utilised within the Valuations Team
-Work with the relevant automation team to develop automated valuations computer systems, assist with the technical training and documentation of valuation techniques
-Manage time and resources by adhering to timelines of operational management i.e. (40% of time spend on mechanical pricing, 20% clients, 30% process innovation and 10% longer term research)
-Take ownership of all decisions on pricing of individual instruments and benchmarks in an operational context without reference to others, including overriding pricing by applying expert judgement of non-standard scenarios
-Build an understanding around the complexity of working with many instruments by constantly analysing market trends and understanding the various products
-Identify failure points (root cause analysis) by proactively analysing risks, understanding the mechanics of the valuations processes and applying corrective action to minimise risks to JSE and stakeholders
-Manage complexity by mastering knowledge base of a broad range of financial instruments and benchmarks by keeping abreast of all factors influencing valuations
-Ensure zero valuation interpretation error ratings to mitigate risks/
-Manage and identify potential risks of key failure points by establishing a control framework to manage and eliminate mechanical and/or interpretation errors in valuation inputs and implement improvement mechanisms
-Adhere to the predefined market publishing timelines as agreed to within the internal and external SLA’s
-Improve personal capability and professional growth in line with JSE objectives by discussing development needs and proposed solutions with management

Experience:

1 – 3 years’ experience in Pricing, Risk Management, Data Analytics and Quantitative modelling/Model Development
Familiar with financial markets, knowledge and experience with derivative valuations or trading experience
Background in financial instruments and structures in the South African listed environment

Skills:

Challenging the status quo with a view to improving the environment or peoples understanding
Giving presentations
Identifying trends
Analysing Financial Markets
Conducting Research from multiple sources
Adapting behaviour to meet major changes at work
Adapting to a major organisational change
Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Evaluating resource allocation
Networking and building relationships
Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with peers / subordinates / managers
Communicating complex information orally
Communicating complex written information
Completing a project with constraints
Conducting a needs analysis
Developing multiple creative solutions
Providing professional advice/opinion
Working with derivative pricing methods, quantitative modelling and pricing model development
Insight into financial markets implications
Analysis of complex financial valuations
Identifying risks to stakeholders /JSE

How To Apply:

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Johannesburg Stock Exchange: Temp Role: Change Delivery Specialist

Company Name: Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Position: Temp Role: Change Delivery Specialist

Job Summary:

A vacancy exist at the JSE for Change Delivery Specialist and purpose of this role is to identify, plan, design and drive the implementation of change initiatives within the Post Trade and Information Services environment or any other area in the JSE affected by change to ensure change are introduced in a non-disruptive manner

Responsibilities / Outputs:

-Contribute to crafting of change delivery business plan to ensure delivery of focus areas for the year in support of divisional strategy
-Apply cost effectiveness principles in planning and delivery to contribute to achievement of divisional financial targets
-Provide input into the formalisation of the divisional budget
Manage allocated budget by tracking costs
-Contribute to the plans or phases of various work streams by identifying the change related initiative that would need to be implemented and providing input to the overall project timelines (timelines could include anything from 1 month to 5 years) based on assessment of need to ensure that the implementation meets deadlines and is effective
-Manage change project budgets which have been allocated to the unit, by ensuring understanding of the proposed outcomes of various work streams, by investigating current utilisation, by measuring and ensuring adherence to the budget, and making suggestions based on the budget allocation to ensure that costs are managed and to investigate cost saving initiatives
-Measure success of change initiatives by investigating disruptions and engaging with individuals affected by the change with the goal to provide a smooth transition
-Provide support to overall unit budget by reviewing and possibly making changes to monthly reports generated by finance that allow tracking of spending against the budget for the division .
-Manage own delivery against change delivery plan and set timelines, identify obstacles to delivery and take appropriate action where required
-Prioritise tasks for self on a daily basis based on the timelines set for various projects, provide status updates and complete tasks as and when required, to ensure deadlines are met
-Decide what input is required for the project from the stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of the project by selecting information that will ensure a smooth delivery
-Contribute to various projects by assessing and analysing the change initiative by determining the gaps, as well as the audience affected by the change and providing them with the relevant information (via various methods at specific times), timelines of change initiatives and then based on this information to provide a plan to deliver the change initiativeso as to ensure smooth transition in the change process
-Review compliance regulations as a team by assessing and analysing the compliance needs, receiving input from all parties involved, quality checking and collating information in a report format to submit to the regulator within the required deadlines and managing the ongoing discussion and negotiation between the various stakeholders involved in the compliance process, thereafter making changes to the report based on those discussions and provide input as required
-Deal with the challenges of multiple projects across different levels in a simultaneous fashion to ensure that all expectations are met by meeting agreed timeframes and delivering within budget
-Identify need for policy changes or new policies or other possible changes in the process of performing gap analysis

Experience:

-Degree in Financial Management /Law
-2 years experience in a financial market environment, regulatory environment experience in working in a project environment

Skills:

-Adapting behaviour to meet major changes at work
-Adapting to a major organisational change
-Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
-Networking and building relationships
– Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with peers / subordinates / managers

How To Apply:

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Highbury Safika Media (Pty) Ltd: Digital Ad Traffic Intern

Company Name: Highbury Safika Media (Pty) Ltd

Job Post: Digital Ad Traffic Intern

Remuneration: Basic salary

Location: Cape Town

Education level: Matric

Type: Contract

Job level: Student

Job description:

Highbury Safika Media is a large independent magazine publishing company who is seeking to appoint a vibrant and energetic candidate to join its experienced team of digital ad traffic controllers. The successful candidate must be able to work and communicate within a big team, with an excellent eye for detail.

• Dealing with clients
• Chasing in digital adverts and elements
• Checking digital adverts and elements
• Creating widgets
• Working on the Adserver
• Loading and managing campaigns
• Analytic/statistic reports
• Creating and maintaining administrative systems
• No content of design is involved.
• Digital administrator

Requirements:

• Organised, deadline driven and effective time management skills
• Ability to multitask
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Exceptionally good telephonic skills
• Willing to learn and develop within the department
• Computer literate

Go here to apply.

Highbury Safika Media (Pty) Ltd: Sports Copy Editor

Company Name: Highbury Safika Media (Pty) Ltd

Job Post: Sports Copy Editor

Remuneration: Cost to company

Location: Cape Town

Education level: Degree

Type: Permanent

Job level: Junior/Mid

Job description:

Highbury Safika Media is a large independent magazine publishing company who is seeking to appoint an experienced copy editor to work on their dynamic sport titles and digital platforms. The successful candidate must be able to work well in a small but award-winning team, have an excellent eye for detail, have a thorough knowledge of sport and work well under deadline pressure.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

•Sub-editing, fact checking and proofreading editorial and advertorial copy across all sports titles
•Sub-editing, proofreading and signing off layouts

Requirements:

• Previous copy editing experience in sport
• Ability to sub-edit copy to desired format
• A passion for sports
• A good knowledge of sport
• A good understanding of production requirements and systems
• Ability to work accurately and professionally under pressure
• Excellent attention to detail
• A good team player who is nevertheless able to work under their own initiative
• Proactive and self-disciplined
• Problem solving and lateral thinking skills
• Computer literate and be able to use the internet as a research tool in a critical and informed manner

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be requested to do an editing test.

Go here to apply.

Diplomatic Mission to South Africa: Electrician (Class 1)

Company Name: Diplomatic Mission to South Africa

Job Title: Electrician (Class 1)

INTRODUCTION:

The U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg is seeking an individual for the position of Electrician in the Facility Management Office.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS…:

NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS WHO ARE NOT SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

NOTE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST ADDRESS EACH SELECTION CRITERION DETAILED BELOW WITH SPECIFIC AND COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION SUPPORTING EACH ITEM. Items 1- 5 are ALL REQUIRED

1. Education:

– Completion of secondary school grade 12 (standard 10) is required.

– N-3 certificate and three years’ electrical apprenticeship including completion of trades test exam is required.

– Wireman’s license is required.

2. Work Experience:

– Minimum 5 years’ experience (excluding apprenticeship) maintaining the systems and equipment found in residential and commercial buildings, generator maintenance experience up to 1 megawatt and making repairs down to the component level is req uired.

3. Language:

– English level IV (fluent) in reading, writing and speaking is required. (This will be tested)

4. Knowledge:

– Ability to read/interpret electrical and control schematics is required.

– Knowledge of local laws and regulations governing the electrical trade is required.

– A solid working knowledge of UPS systems, genset operations, transfer switches, DC voltage, main switchgear unit, power distribution, computerized controls, PLC controls, and high tension voltage is required.

– Familiarity with maintaining and servicing PLCs, ACBs, MCCBs and motor control units is required.

5. Skills and Abilities:

– Incumbent must have a valid Code 8 Driver’s License.

– Ability to trouble shoot and repair electrical circuits down to the component level.

– Ability to safely use all hand power tools associated with the electrical trade.

– Ability to use tact and courtesy when dealing with embassy staff, colleagues, vendors and others whom they come in contact with during the discharge of their duties.

– Other tests may be administered if necessary.

JOB SPECIFICATION…:

Basic Function and Major Duties of the Position:

The incumbent will troubleshoot, diagnose, repair/replace and perform scheduled preventative maintenance on all electrical systems, equipment and appliances found in residential and office buildings. The incumbent should have the ability to make repairs in complex electrical systems and equipment including UPS, Emergency Generators and computerized equipment interfaces. The incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned.

Ordinarily Resident: FSN-6 (ERR)

Basic Salary: R205,700 – R287,980 per annum

Cash Benefits: R71,858 – R78,187 per annum

Non-cash benefits include medical, pension, and others where applicable

SALARY LEVEL WILL BE BASED ON PRIOR JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE AND SALARY HISTORY.

How to apply:

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Diplomatic Mission to South Africa: Academic Exchange Program Coordinator

Company Name: Diplomatic Mission to South Africa

Job Title: Academic Exchange Program Coordinator

INTRODUCTION:

The U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg is seeking an individual for the position of Academic Exchange Coordinator in the Public Affairs Section (PAS).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS…:

NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS WHO ARE NOT SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

NOTE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST ADDRESS EACH SELECTION CRITERION DETAILED BELOW WITH SPECIFIC AND COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION SUPPORTING EACH ITEM.

Items 1- 5 are ALL REQUIRED

1. Education:

– Completion of secondary school (grade 12) is required.

– University degree in Marketing, Education, Social Sciences, International Relations or a related field is required.

2. Work Experience:

– Minimum of three years’ experience in developing and organizing seminars/workshops and other program coordination or outreach activities.

3. Language:

– English level IV (fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required. This will be tested.

4. Knowledge:

– Incumbent should be an expert on USG academic exchanges and other USG funded Public Diplomacy programs, including Fulbright, Humphrey, Community College Initiative and other programs.

– Incumbent must possess advanced knowledge of both South African and U.S. educational systems as well as a keen understanding and awareness of the demographic make-up of potential exchange candidates for USG programs.

5. Skills and Abilities:

– Excellent interpersonal skills, judgment and political /cultural sensitivity.

– Ability to multi-task; flexibility in adapting to a full range of duties.

– Able to network and communicate with a wide array of South Africans ranging from senior government officials to potential student and youth exchange candidates.

– Must have a thorough understanding and command of the internet, social media and previous experience managing a contact database.

– Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. (MS Word and Excel 2010 basic level will be tested)

JOB SPECIFICATION…:

Basic Function and Major Duties of the Position:

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Public Affairs Officer (APAO) will utilize their broad knowledge of South Africa’s institutions and U.S. policy objectives as developed in the Mission Resource Request (MRR), working closely with Mission personnel and relevant Washington offices, to identify and recruit exchange program participants with the objective of utilizing their experience, skills and professional contacts to further U.S. Government (USG) interests. Using established contacts, conducts outreach programs throughout the Johannesburg district to identify and recruit qualified candidates for a wide range of USG funded exchange programs, including but not limited to the Fulbright, Humphrey, and Community College Initiative Programs.

Ordinarily Resident: FSN-8

Basic Salary: R209,194 – R292,871 per annum

Cash Benefits: R57,493 – R64,466 per annum

Non-cash benefits include medical, pension, and others where applicable

SALARY LEVEL WILL BE BASED ON PRIOR JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE AND SALARY HISTORY.

How to apply:

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