DEPARTMENT: PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
VACANCY: YOUTH ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
- Remuneration: R100 000.00 per annum
- The internship is for a period of 2 years
Programme Overview: The YEDP is a developmental and capacity building program which focuses on and develops young unemployed graduates who have the potential and aspiration to actively participate in the determination of the development trajectory of the Frances Baard District Municipality and further aims to provide an opportunity for experiential learning to unemployed graduates. The internship programme is a structured professional training and work experience programme with the goal of providing high quality training and practical exposure in all aspects of LED and tourism. The programme has a logical training sequence that builds on the skills and competencies acquired during university training. Code 8 driver’s license will be an added advantage.
Local Economic Development (LED) Interns (4 x 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 x Positions)
Requirements: The applicant must be in possession of a B. Tech Degree or National Diploma in Tourism or 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 (2 x 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.
Closing date: 31 July 2020
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