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UFS invites Law and Accounting graduates to apply for this internship in Bloemfontein

Job Title Intern (1 Year Contract) (2 Positions) Job ID: 5049

Organizational Unit University of the Free State -> Vice-Rector: Operations -> Finance

Contract Type Contract

Occupational Level Semi-Skilled

Location Bloemfontein Campus - Bloemfontein, FS ZA (Primary)

Assumption of duties: 1 April 2023 or earlier. Closing date: 15 February 2023 Salary: R8 293.75

Description Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. • A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter; • Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications); • A certified copy (not older than 6 months) of your identity document (ID); • Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable); • A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable). • A service record of your current employer / last employer (only applicable to external applicants).

Duties and responsibilities: • Perform administrative duties on tenders. • Prepare attendance registers and confidentiality documents for tender workgroup. • Book venues and setting up virtual meetings for information and evaluation sessions. • Perform mandatory tender evaluations. • Follow up on outstanding. • Confirm accuracy and validity of required documents. • Assist department with tender requests, and handle inquiries from bidders and potential bidders. • Assist the purchasing division and vendor registration division with new purchase orders and new vendor registration. • Create purchase orders on PeopleSoft Financials. • Follow up on open purchase orders. • Close purchase orders. • Process transactions on PeopleSoft Financials. • Assist with General Procurement enquiries in the offices. Inherent requirements: • A B.Com Accounting degree or B.Acc degree or B.Com Law on NQF level 7. • Not studying full time • Must be a South African Citizen or permanent resident. • Must have excellent writing skills.

Competencies Required competencies: • Results Orientated: - The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations. - The ability to stick with tasks, not give up, and overcome obstacles in completing one’s task. • Strategic thinking - The ability to focus on details, work towards excellence, and approach work in a neat and organised manner. - The ability to plan work and to follow plans. • Business Acumen: - Proficient in using MS Office. - The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations. • Leading: - The ability to lead, take charge of situations, and offer opinions and direction to others. - The ability to be cooperative with others, display a good-natured attitude, and encourage people to work together. • Building coalitions: - The ability to be self-assured and at ease with people in all types of social situations. - The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people. Enquiries: For enquiries, please feel free to contact me at 051 401 2979 or email at or Additionally, kindly contact 051 401 9848 /9810 /9813 / 9814 for assistance.

General: The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/ division.


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