Competition Commission 2017/18 Graduate Trainee: Policy and Research

The Competition Commission has a vacancy for a Graduate Trainee in its Policy and Research Division and invites applications from unemployed South Africans with an Honours degree in Economics to apply for the position. This role is a 12-months internship programme that based in Pretoria and pays an annual salary of R170 038.

Minimum requirements:

  • Applicants must have completed Honours in Economics degree.
  • Masters degree (or substantial progress towards one) in Economics is preferable
  • Be a South African citizen.
  • A consistent academic performer with an average of 60% pass rate.
  • Should not have worked as a permanent employee previously.

Competencies Required:

  • Good analytical, research and investigative skills.
  • Well-developed writing skills
  • Interpersonal skills as well as computer literacy are prerequisites.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Be a self-starter.
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • An energetic, dynamic and committed individual
  • Computer literacy.

We offer:

  • An opportunity for you to actively participate in reaching the objectives of building an efficient functioning, free and fair economy for all South Africans.
  • Exposure to excellent training opportunities.
  • An opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the attainment of the Competition Commission’s vision 2030 of a Growing and inclusive Economy that serves all South Africans.

How to apply?

To apply for the internship position of Graduate Trainee: Policy and Research at the Competition Commission CLICK HERE

Employment Equity:

  • The Competition Commission subscribes to equal opportunity, affirmative action and representativity.

Application Process:

  • All international qualifications must be accompanied by a SAQA accreditation certificate.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo psychometric assessments.
  • The successful candidate will be vetted for security purposes.
  • The Competition Commission reserves the right not to fill this position.
  • Applicants MUST submit certified photocopies of all supporting qualifications and transcripts.

Closing date: 18 August 2017 (Friday)