Internship
Johannesburg GP
Posted 2 months ago

Closing date: 31 May 2024

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Kagiso Trust is one of South Africa’s leading development agencies working towards a prosperous, peaceful, equitable and just society. We work to overcome poverty by developing and implementing scalable, replicable, sustainable development programme models in the areas of education development, institutional capacity building, socio-economic development, and financial sustainability. Over the past 30 years, we have invested over R2 billion in development and implemented over 1,831 programmes.

Kagiso Trust is one of South Africa’s leading development agencies working towards a prosperous, peaceful, equitable and just society. We work to overcome poverty by developing and implementing scalable, replicable, sustainable development programme models in the areas of education development, institutional capacity building, socio-economic development, and financial sustainability. Over the past 30 years, we have invested over R2 billion in development and implemented over 1,831 programmes.

Description

Purpose of the Job: The Trust is committed to youth skills development by providing graduates with an opportunity to gain work-based experience. Applicants are invited to apply for the Policy Development Internship and unemployed graduates should be between the ages of 18 and 35. The Internship program will run for a period of twelve (12) months.

 Key Performance Areas:

Work based exposure may include the following

  • Tracking and monitoring of legislative and policy developments in South Africa and the SADC region
  • Identifying networks, stakeholders, and platforms to engage policy and decision makers
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders to coordinate policy advocacy initiatives and events
  • Drafting of key legislative and/or policy documents
  • Compiling of monthly and quarterly reports

Qualifications and Experience.

  • Certified Grade 12/NQF 4 level certificates.
  • Certified Copy of Degree in Development Policy, Political Sciences, Economics or relevant Humanities or Social Sciences qualification.
  • Certified copy of your ID.
  • Certified copy of Academic Transcript.
  • Your CV and motivational letter.

Technical and behavioural competencies required

The successful candidate will be required to display the following competencies in this role:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Desire and potential to learn
  • Self-Motivated
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Prioritize tasks and deadlines as needed

Kagiso Trust Values

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Passion for Development
  • Hands on Bottom-up approach

Remuneration

The Interns will be awarded a monthly stipend

Closing date: 31 May 2024

NB: Applications can be forwarded to the following mail address: recruitment@kagiso.co.za

Kindly note that no hand delivered applications will be accepted.

INSTRUCTION TO PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS

  1. Indicate the reference number for the internship you are applying for on the subject line.
  2. Submit a short CV and motivational letter as to why your application should be considered with a minimum of 3 pages, applications with no academic transcript will not be considered
  3. Applicants must be unemployed, was never employed in the field of the post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant field of the post previously.
  4. The applicant must not have previously served as an intern and did not disclose that info and it is discovered later, the applicant will be disqualified.

Job Features

Job Category

Policy Development

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