Graduate Trainee (DBS210301-1) - DBSA Logo
Closing Date 2021/03/19
Reference Number DBS210301-1
Job Title Graduate Trainee
Job Type Classification Graduate Programme
Location - Town / City Midrand
Location - Province Gauteng
Location - Country South Africa
From March 1st, you have an opportunity to apply for the 2021 DBSA Graduate Programme. The two-year programme will award you an opportunity to take that first leap into your career with the guidance and support of experts in their field and a well-rounded programme focused on personal and professional development. There is an opportunity during the programme, for exposure to the government and the private sector which will provide you a niche experience in the world of work.
The programme will be open to graduates who have completed their final year degree or a post-graduate qualification in one of the following specialisations:
Marketing/ Communications/ Journalism/ Media Studies
Business Studies/ Continuity Management/ Strategy/ Risk Management/ Supply Chain Management
Economics/ Development Finance/ GIS/ Econometrics
Finance/ Accounting/ CA(SA)/ CFA (completed articles)
Social Sciences/ Environmental Science/ Sustainability /Gender/ Developmental Studies/ Innovation
Quantitative Surveying/ Engineering/ Information Technology/ Mathematics/ Informatics/ Statistics
Human Resources/ Organisational Development/ Change Management
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Participate in all engagements required during the young talent programme as determined and scheduled by the Young Talent leadership team.
Contribute, participate and deliver on projects as determined by line management and the Young Talent programme.
Attend and actively participate in all scheduled training as part of the Young Talent programme and/or learning and development initiatives deemed necessary to advance your knowledge/skills (in conjunction with your line manager).
Participate in any campus activation/career fairs/presentations in the promotion of the DBSA graduate programme.
Undertake all aspects of task planning, delivery, and execution.
Clarify learning outcomes at the beginning of each assignment.
Deliver assigned work to the required standard of execution and expected quality, as set out by the line manager.
Meet task/project deadlines set by line management and take full accountability for delivery against established business goals/objectives.
Communicate effectively with all identified stakeholders.
Provide regular progress update to the line manager on assigned tasks/projects.
Solicit regular feedback on outputs, performance and progress during the programme.
Keep up to date with new developments in the assigned environment through research and make recommendations to management on where and how new technologies and methodologies can be applied.
Present learnings at the end of each assignment during the course of the programme (or at predetermined intervals during the course of the programme. The feedback should be well thought through, articulated and presented to line management.
Develop an individual performance plan with input from line manager in order to monitor and review learning progress and form part of the formal performance appraisal discussions.
Engage proactively with assigned Mentor to develop a mutually beneficial relationship.
Expertise & Technical Competencies
Needs to have completed their undergraduate or postgraduate (i.e. Honours & Masters)
Should have minimal to no work experience (i.e. less than 6months)
Should be a South African citizen
Academic record with a cumulative average of 60%+ over years of study
Completion of a degree at a South African University or NQF-level aligned and recognized
Required Personal Attributes
We are looking for young, vibrant graduates who are Dynamic, Bold, Self-starters and Agile.