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Council of Geoscience invites Supply Chain / Logistics graduates to apply for this Internship


Job Title: Supply Chain Management Interns X2 Position Status: Fixed Term Contract: 24 Months Salary: R 13 000.00 Per Month Location: Head Office Reporting Line: Manager: Supply Chain Management Overall Job Purpose: To expedite purchases in accordance with CGS policies, procedures and relevant legislation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Obtain approved specifications and motivations for purchases from units.

  • Source suppliers from the Central Supplier Database and externally where necessary in line with CGS procurement procedures.

  • Prepare requisitions for orders.

  • Follow up with suppliers and unit administrators.

  • Follow-up on orders and queries.

  • Ensure CGS BBBEE expenditure targets are achieved.

  • Ensure that the procurement is within the Budgets.

  • Oversee and monitor supplier performance.

  • Write purchase evaluation reports for the request for quotation process

  • Write purchase deviation reports for the request for quotation process

  • Ensure safekeeping and filling of supplier database forms and tenders.

  • Ensure that suppliers are tax (SARS) compliant and any other Procurement compliance.

  • Assist with the tender process as and when required.

  • Ensure that all purchases comply with PPPFA.

  • Expedite purchases and comply with CGS internal policies and procedures.

  • Liaise with units about their purchases.

  • Perform reasonable duties as may be delegated by Procurement Specialist from time to time.


  • Grade 12 and;

  • Three-year National Diploma (NQF 6) in Supply Chain/ Logistics or equivalent qualification.

  • A postgraduate qualification in Supply Chain/ Logistics or equivalent qualification will be advantageous.

  • Knowledge of framework for the supply chain management.

  • Knowledge of PFMA and PPPFA (Preferential procurement).

  • No experience required.


  • Ability to work independently and in a team set-up environment.

  • Good communication and report-writing skills.

  • Good planning and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Must be goal oriented.

  • Must be assertive, loyal, and reliable.

The Council for Geoscience is committed to Employment Equity and diversity. In accordance with the Employment Equity prescripts, preference will be given but not limited to candidates from under represented designated groups. Females and people from previously disadvantaged groups and sectors are encouraged to apply. If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply, please send your application to . Please quote the position title (Supply Chain Management Interns x2) as reference when submitting your application. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All appointments are subject to vetting processes. Appointments are subject to positive vetting results. The processing of your personal information by the Council for Geoscience will be done in accordance with the POPI Act 4 of 2013.

Applications submitted on CGS social media platforms will not be considered.

Closing Date: 16 May 2023

Post by Council of Geoscience

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