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Frances Baard District Municipality: Internship Opportunities 2020

Frances Baard District Municipality is offering Graduate / Internship opportunities for 2020.

Location: Northern Cape
Closing Date: 31st July 2020

Duration: 24 Months
Stipend: R100 000.00 per annum

Frances Baard District Municipality advertised internship programmes are as follows:

Local Economic Development (LED) Interns (4 Positions)

Requirements: The applicant must be in possession of a Degree or National Diploma in Economics, Business Administration or Management, Development Studies or equivalent. The candidate must have excellent prioritising and ability to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously. Ability to work in a pressurised environment is essential. Excellent Communication, interpersonal, as well as project administration and management skills, sound and informative knowledge of the local district, understanding of SMME support institutions and their roles, willingness to learn and understanding of the lead economic sectors in the district municipality are of critical importance.

Tourism Interns (4 Positions)

Requirements: The applicant must be in possession of a B. Tech Degree or National Diploma in Tourism marketing. The candidate must have excellent prioritising and ability to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously. Ability to work in a pressurised environment is essential. Excellent Communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. Relate to individuals and groups from many socially diverse backgrounds and deal with conflict situations. Patience in accessing and interpreting product information and providing destination information and advice to the customers. Ability to market the region as a tourist destination. Willingness to work extra hours when required.

Performance Management Interns (X2 Positions)

Requirements: A recognized tertiary qualification in strategic planning, development planning, monitoring and evaluation, public management or equivalent qualification. Willingness to learn and travel within the district. Adequate planning, communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to relate to individuals and groups from socially diverse backgrounds and deal with conflict situations. Willingness to work extra hours when required. At the end of the Programme the learner will have sound and informative knowledge of the Frances Baard District. Understanding of the performance management systems in Local Government, as well as relevant legislation governing municipalities, e.g., Municipal Systems Act, Structures Act, Municipal Performance Management Regulations as well as IDP processes.

How to apply

Appointments will be made according to the municipality’s employment equity policy and affirmative action practices. The completion of application forms is mandatory and must be accompanied by detailed and comprehensive curriculum vitae and is to be accompanied by originally certified copies of ID and qualifications (Certified copies must not be older than 3 months). Applications should be forwarded to the following postal address: THE MUNICIPAL MANAGER, FRANCES BAARD DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY, PRIVATE BAG X6088, KIMBERLEY 8300 or hand delivered to: 51 DRAKENSBERG AVENUE, CARTERS GLEN, KIMBERLEY.

Application forms are available from the municipal office and/or may be downloaded from the municipal website; www.francesbaard.gov.za.

Enquiries can be directed to: Tel: 053-838 0912/911.