National Museum – Internship – Procurement Officer

The National Museum, Bloemfontein invites applications for the following position:


National Museum, Bloemfontein is seeking dedicated and motivated graduate interns to gain
work experience as a Procurement Officer. The interns will gain experience in procurement
and any other finance related tasks. The interns should be able to interact professionally with
suppliers, effectively handle queries from suppliers, have knowledge of accounting & finance
and have the ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and ages.

To be eligible for this opportunity:
Applicants must be based in the vicinity of Mangaung Metro Municipality, no
applications outside the Mangaung Metro will be considered.
Applicants must have recently completed an NQF Level 6 qualification (Commerce,
Procurement, Accounting, Finance, and Legal) and requires work experience;
Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
Excellent report writing and minute taking skills.

The employment of this position is for the purpose of being trained and gaining work
experience in order to enter a job or profession. The candidate is therefore responsible for the
 Defining specifications, and provide input to the preparation of specifications.
 Invite quotations and tenders
 Analyse quotations, bids and select appropriate promising supplier based on certain
 Buying, award and completing contracts
 Prepare purchase orders & expediting orders
 Management of all department’s requests for quotes for each financial period, and
ensuring that these are all done in time before year end.
 Executing procurement according to the procurement strategy.
 Clerical and administrative tasks: record keeping, minute taking, report generation and
processing of documentation through all of the above activities.
 Preparation of monthly procurement report of all requests received to date verses
requests actioned, and submit by the 7th of each month
 Contract Management

Recruitment Details
 Communication will be limited to the short-listed candidates only.
 Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a comprehensive selection process
 The National Museum is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and
retain talented individuals to achieve its equity objectives. Therefore people from
designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
 The National Museum reserves the right not to fill an advertised position.
If you meet ALL the stated requirements, kindly e-mail your application to, including a covering letter, the application form, certified copies of
ID, qualifications and a comprehensive CV (including three referees with their contact

 Applications not meeting the criteria will be disqualified.
 Should you not hear from us within one month after the closing date, consider your
application unsuccessful.

Enquiries: For further enquiries, contact Ms Tshedi Goliath on 051 4479609,
alternatively send your email to
Closing date: 02 July 2020