2016 Internships | Government Pensions Administration Agency (Various fields)

The agency of the South African government responsible for managing the biggest pension fund on the African continent, Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA), is inviting applications for their 2016 Internships. The internships will be based at their head office in Pretoria and at various regional offices around the country. The internships are available to people who studied in various fields (see table below), and will pay an annual stipend of R55 332.90 (paid at R4 611 per month).

What are the requirements?










Employee Benefits


EBU 2015




National diploma or B. Degree in Financial Management or 3 year qualification in pension fund administration.

Policy development BCU 2015 1 B. Degree in Public Administration and Policy.
Strategy STR 2015 1 B. Degree in Strategy Development.
Monitoring and Evaluation MEU 2015 3 2 interns: B. Degree in Social Sciences or Information


1 intern: Hons degree in Research.

Training and Development TDU 2015 2 National Diploma or B. Degree in Management of Training or

Human Resources Management.

Finance FIN 2015 10 B. Degree in Accounting or Finance Management.
Risk Management RIS 2015 2 National Diploma or B. Degree with majors in Risk

Management / Enterprise Wide Risk / Business Management.

Fraud Investigation FIU 2015 4 National Diploma or B. Degree in Forensic Investigations/

Policing/ Intelligence.

Ideal: B. Degree with accredited specialist training in Forensic

Investigations field.

Change Management CMU 2015 2 National Diploma in Human Resources Management or a

Bachelors degree in Industrial Psychology or Social Sciences.

Injury on Duty, Military and

Medical Benefits

IMM 2015 11 National diploma or B. Degree in Financial Management/ Accounting or 3 year qualification in pension fund administration.
Supply Chain Management SCM 2015 6 National Diploma or Bachelors degree in Supply Chain

Management or Logistics or Public Management.

Communications COM 2015 3 B. Degree in Communications or Public Relations

National Diploma or B. degree in Graphic Design.

Information and Computer

Technology (ICT)

ICT 2015 4 National Diploma or B.Degree in IT Technical Support.
Internal Audit IA 2015 4 B.Degree / National Diploma in Internal Audit OR B.Com/

National Diploma in Accounting.

Legal LS 2015 4 3 year legal degree / National Diploma in Law and computer

literacy (including knowledge of MS Office package).

Client Relationship Management
Free State FS 2015 2 Minimum three (3) years National Diploma or a B.Degree in Office Management or Business Management.
North West NW 2015 1
Eastern Cape EC 2015 2
Limpopo LIM 2015 2
KwaZulu-Natal KZN 2015 2
Operational Support

Systems (Head Office)

OSS 2015 3
Call Centre (Head Office) CC 2015 18

How to apply?

Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department (originally signed) or CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD IT. Must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV with original certified copies of all qualifications (including matriculation) and ID document (copies of certified documents will not be accepted). Certified documents should not be older than 3 months.

Applications that don’t meet the above requirements will be deemed as regret. Applications without an indication of the specific reference number/s as stated in this advertisement will be regarded as unsuccessful. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised internships. Separate applications should be completed for each internship applied for and the relevant reference number must be quoted.

Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number (on application and envelope) to the following address:
Human Resource Management
Government Pensions Administration Agency
34 Hamilton street

We would encourage you to rather hand deliver to Head Office or hand in at any one of our Regional Offices.

Closing date: 12 August 2015 at 12h00 noon

Applicants must be unemployed graduates and South African citizens between the ages of 18 and 35. Preference will be given to graduates who are in possession of the relevant tertiary qualifications from accredited higher education institutions and who have never participated in an internship before.

The applicants are expected to possess the additional competencies namely; communication and basic computer skills relevant to the role.

For enquiries regarding internships contact Rosina Rakgoale at (012) 3191435, Oumash Phlad at (012) 3191038 and Rebecca Thoka at (012) 319 1156.

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