DBSA Graduate Programme

Application Deadline: March 19th 2021

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.

Responsibility

  • 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.

    Assignment

  • Outputs 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

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the DBSA Graduate Program 2021

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