Gauteng Partnership Fund: Internship (Sandton)

Gauteng Partnership Fund Internship Opportunity Advertisement

Internship Program: Portfolio and Credit Risk Management Internship

(12 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Stipend: R5755.28 per month

Location: Sandton

Closing Date: 12 April 2021

Overall Responsibility: The Portfolio and Credit Risk Management Intern will be part of a growing team of Portfolio and Credit Risk Management professionals with a project-oriented focus towards Portfolio and Credit Risk Management functions to ensure that the GPF fulfills its mandate. As a key member of the Portfolio and Credit Risk Management Team, the intern will work closely with the Portfolio Officers and Loan Account Receivable Officer to ensure that the GPF achieve its mandate.



Key Performance Areas:

The Portfolio and Credit Risk Management Intern will amongst others perform the following duties:

1. Ensure collection of performance data and any other information, and follows-up on non-submissions

2. Analysis of loan accounts

3. Maintain data collection register

4. Maintain arrears register

5. Prepare reminder letters on non-payments and any requests made

6. Establish and maintains office files, logs, indexes, control records or other information

7. Ensure timeous arrangement of meetings with internal and external stakeholders

8. Attend to any requests made by the unit






Qualification Requirements:

• Diploma/ Bachelor's Degree in finance, accounting and or economics,

• Strong attention to detail.

• Ability to anticipate, identify and resolve complex financial issues.

• Strong analytical skills, including the ability to clearly link financial results to operation performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change.

• Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and ability to work cross functionally.

• Demonstrated ability to multi-task, perform in a fast-paced environment & respond quickly to situational needs as they arise.

• Proficient use of financial systems and analysis tools including Microsoft Office and QuickBooks (preferred)



Technical Skills

• Records management skills

• Computer skills

• Planning and organizing


Leadership Skills

• Influence and leading

• Delegating

• Problem solving and analysis

• Team work


Generic Skills

• Customer focus responsiveness

• Communication

• Self-management

• Creativity


GPF is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representation in accordance with the approved employment equity plan


Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by GPF. GPF reserves the right not to fill an advertised position. Background verification, including criminal record and citizenship checks, as well as a competency assessment will form part of the selection process. It is the applicants' responsibility to have their foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).


Applications to be sent to careers@gpf.org.za by no later than close of business on Monday 12 April 2021 at 16h30



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