Frances Baard District Municipality – Local Economic Development (LED) Internship (x4)


FRANCES BAARD DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY / DISTRIKSMUNISIPALITEIT
MASEPALA WA SEDIKA / U MASEPALA WE SITHILI

Frances Baard District Municipality is a dynamic equal opportunity employer where goals are achieved through
teamwork and in pursuit of rendering quality service, has the following vacancy:


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DEPARTMENT: PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
VACANCY: YOUTH ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Ref. no: 05/20
• 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 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 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 (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.


Appointments will be made according to the municipality’s employment equity policy and affirmativeaction 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.


Note: Designated groups, including people living with disabilities, are particularly encouraged to apply.

FAXED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Successful candidates will be subjected to a compulsory reference and validation checks. Should you not
receive any response from us within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application as
unsuccessful. The District Municipality reserves the right to make no appointments.

Closing Date: 31 July 20220

MUNICIPAL MANAGER, MS ZM BOGATSU