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Internship Programme for unemployed graduates at NERSA

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is a regulatory authority established as a juristic person in terms of section 3 of the National Energy Regulator Act, 2004 (Act No. 40 of 2004).

NERSA’s mandate is to regulate the electricity, piped-gas and petroleum pipeline industries in terms of the Electricity Regulation Act, 2006 (Act No. 4 of 2006), Gas Act, 2001 (Act No. 48 of 2001) and Petroleum Pipelines Act, 2003 (Act No. 60 of 2003). The structure of the Energy Regulator consists of nine members, five of whom are part time and four are full time, including the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Energy Regulator is supported by a secretariat under the direction of the CEO.


NERSA Internship and Learnership Programmes


NERSA is contributing towards youth and skills development in South Africa through its Internship and Learnership Programmes. These Programmes provide an opportunity for unemployed graduates to gain meaningful workplace exposure and to develop new skills and knowledge.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for the Twelve (12) Months Internship / Learnership Programmes applicants must:

• Have completed a National Diploma / Diploma (NQF 6), Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or Postgraduate Diploma / Honours Degree (NQF 8) or Master’s Degree (NQF 9) at a South African University; and

• Be an unemployed South African citizen


The National Energy Regulator of South Africa wishes to recruit Interns and or Learners with appropriate competencies in the following areas:


Legal Advisory Services - Ref: LAS2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 7) in Law


Information Communication and Technology - Ref: ICT2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Information Technology


Information Resource Management - Ref: IMR2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 7) in Information Science, Information Management

Communication and Stakeholder Management - Ref: CSM2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in Communication/Public Relations/ Marketing/Journalism

Human Resources Management - Ref: HRM2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Human Resources Management

Internal Audit Unit - Ref: IAU2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) Auditing


Regulatory Analysis Research - Ref: RAR2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced and Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Economics, Finance, or Statistics


Regulatory Support Unit - Ref: RSU2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 7) in Law


Finance Management and Governance - Ref: FMG2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Accounting


Supply Chain Management, Facilities & Projects - Ref: SCM2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing Management or Logistics Management


Electricity Pricing and Tariffs - Ref: EPT2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Accounting, Finance or Economics


Electricity Licensing and Compliance - Ref: ELC2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Electrical Engineering Programme


Electricity Infrastructure Planning - Ref: EIP2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Electrical Engineering


Gas Licensing, Compliance and Dispute Resolution - Ref: GLC2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Chemical Engineering


Gas Competition and Market Analysis - Ref: GCM2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in Accounting, Finance or Economics



Gas Pricing and Tariffs - Ref: GPT2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in Accounting, Finance or Economics


Petroleum Pipelines Tariffs - Ref: PPT2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in Accounting, Economics or Finance


Petroleum Licensing, Compliance and Dispute Resolution - Ref: PLC2024

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree / B Tech Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Engineering (Mechanical/Chemical/Industrial)



NB: Reference numbers and Divisions should clearly be indicated on applications. Applications not reflecting the above will be disqualified and separate applications must be submitted for each application.


CLOSING DATE: 07 DECEMBER 2023


Interested persons can forward a comprehensive CV, certified copies of ID, qualification and full academic record to Applications@nersa.org.za

or forward to Ms. Lena Rankhumise or Ms. Elizabeth Duma, National Energy Regulator of South Africa, Human Resources Department, PO Box 40343, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007


NB: Applications received from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Successful applicants will be appointed on a Twelve (12) Months contract with NERSA for either the Internship / Learnership Programmes (with no guarantee of permanent employment thereafter but the opportunity will be considered on merit).

If you do not hear from NERSA within one month of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you do not hear from NERSA within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


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