The Development Bank of Southern Africa 2024 Graduate Trainee (Midrand, South Africa)

DEADLINE: 08 October 2023

The Development Bank of Southern Africa 2024 Graduate Trainee (Midrand, South Africa)

Job Description

The purpose of this job is to fulfil the Learning & Development mandate of:

· Sourcing and creating a pool of candidates that have qualifications that are aligned with the critical and scarce skills that are crucial to the Bank.

· Filling entry level positions that are vacant within the business.

· Talent management strategy for management development which enables succession planning.

· The Graduate Trainee will be expected to participate in a formal learning programme and on-the-job training to develop and expand their professional and personal competencies in their chosen career path

Key Responsibilities

1. DBSA Graduate Programme – General

· Participate in all engagements required during of the Young Talent programme as determined and scheduled by the 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 to promote the DBSA graduate programme.

· Contribute to continuous evaluation and improvement of the Young Talent programme by identifying areas of improvement and success factors which can be harnessed.

2. Skills Development and Training

· 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 within 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 to key role players in a structured and articulate approach at the end of each assignment during the course of the programme or at predetermined intervals.

· Develop an individual performance plan with input from line manager 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.

Minimum Requirements

1. An undergraduate or postgraduate qualification (i.e. Bachelor’s, Honour’s and/or Masters Degree) and not be furthering their studies in 2024.

2. No work experience required or a maximum of 6 months experience. 

3. Must be a South African citizen.

4. Academic record with a cumulative average of 65%+ over final year of study.

5. Completion of a degree at a South African University or NQF-level aligned and recognised

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE: The Development Bank of Southern Africa 2024 Graduate Trainee


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ALSO CHECK: BEE YES Programme for Young South African Citizens

ALSO CHECK: x11 learnership opportunities at Sasol South Africa: Matric/ Grade 12

ALSO CHECK: University of Johannesburg’s Arts & Culture Internships: Funded by CATHSSETA

ALSO CHECK: Sakhikamva Foundation Bursary Programme for Young South African Citizens

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ALSO CHECK: Various vacancies at the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

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ALSO CHECK: The Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment Bursaries for the 2024 Academic Year ((DFFE Bursaries)

ALSO CHECK: Support Teacher Empowerment Trust Bursary For Black South African Women

ALSO CHECK: Graduate Internship Programme at the Department of Small Business Development: 2023 to 2025


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