The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) is offering internships (X11 posts) with a duration of 24 months
DEADLINE: 09 December 2022
About the Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC)
The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) exists to provide proactive, expert and independent advice to promote the Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations (IGFR) System in South Africa, through empirical policy analysis and to ensure the realisation of our Constitutional values. The vision is to provide influential advice to promote an equitable, efficient and sustainable Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations system.
The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) is offering internship with the duration of 24 months. The internship provides an opportunity to benefit from skills transfer and exposure to the work activities of the FFC through coaching and mentoring.
- THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The FFC seeks unemployed graduates who wish to gain practical experience researching the Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations (IGFR) System, and who have an interest in any of the following areas: Public finance > Taxation > State-owned companies > Public assets and liabilities > Public sector expenditure > Macroeconomics > Metropolitan cities > Local and district municipalities > Infrastructure and economic services > Social protection and safety nets > Health and national health insurance > Education, skills and human capital development.
- LOCATION: CAPE TOWN OFFICE
- MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
- Minimum of a Degree in Economics, Public Finance, Statistics, Econometrics or related field.
- Not be a previous beneficiary of an internship programme.
- South African citizenship.
- Priority will be given to designated groups and applicants with a postgraduate qualification.
- Demonstrate a sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
- Proven ability to work with various quantitative/statistical software packages would be an advantage.
- Good writing and presentation skills, with excellent command of written and spoken English
4. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
|The key outputs of the Research Interns are but not limited to:|
>To provide research assistance in terms of collecting, analysing and interpreting data.
>Assist in preparing and submitting written reports advising on the implications of research findings — discussion documents and working papers.
>To carry out basic formatting and editing functions on the research documents.
>To compile datasets, conduct exploratory data work, literature review and related research assignments.
>Assist in budget and policy analysis on the Budget Review and Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, as related to the Division of Revenue Bill, Appropriation Bill and Taxation Laws and Tax Administration Laws.
>Assist in the tasks and outputs as required by the Commission.
>Serve as a team member on the various research working groups and discussion forums that the Commission is involved in.
>Where required, prepare and submit research progress reports.
Applications: Interested applicants must submit a cover letter using the advert reference number, a Curriculum Vitae plus names of two contactable references, certified copies of qualifications, University transcripts for all academic years, and a copy of identity document to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 09 December 2022 No late applications will be accepted. Enquiries can be directed to Human Resources at 010 745 2217.
Qualifications and other checks will be conducted on short-listed/recommended candidates and, where applicable, additional checks will be conducted. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have any foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
The FFC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and reserves the right not to make an appointment. Women and people with disabilities are invited to apply.
Should you not receive any correspondence/communication from the FFC one month after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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