The Perishable Products Export Control Board is calling on suitable graduates to submit an application to qualify for its Agricultural Graduate Programme intake for 2022. If you’re interested, be sure to go over the qualification requisites of the role before applying.
Founded in 1926, the PPECB provides quality certification as well as cold chain management to exporters and producers of perishable food products. Even as an independent service provider, the PPECB exists by virtue of the Perishable Products Export Control Act, No. 9, of 1983 to provide cold chain services to the perishable products sector.
In 1990, the PPECB was mandated by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to provide inspection and food safety services. Since its inception in 1926, the PPECB has been delivering essential services by strengthening the credibility of South Africa’s export certificate and the export competitiveness of the country’s perishable product sector.
PPECB Agricultural Transformation Graduate Programme 2022
The incumbent will be part of the PPECB’s Organizational Development and Transformation Function, which is a special function within the Human Capital Department. In fulfillment of this role, the successful candidate is to perform a range of administrative tasks in support of the Department’s day-to-day activities.
Who should apply?
Only candidates who possess the following minimum eligibility requirements will be considered for the role:
- Holds a bachelor’s degree or National Diploma in Agricultural Development/Management
- Proficient with the use of MS Office tools
- Possess a diplomatic and tactful demeanor
- Solid organizational and planning abilities
- Possess good intrapersonal, interpersonal, and organizational communication skills
- Knowledgeable with legislation and practices relevant to agriculture
- Demonstrated skills in data collection, filing, and document control
What is the selection process?
As an equal opportunity employer, the PPECB is committed to the Employment Equity Act and gives preference to candidates belonging to designated groups.
How do I apply?
You can apply by creating an account on PPECB’s online jobs portal. Click on the link below to get started:
The deadline for submission of applications is on 18 March 2022.
For enquiries, call PPECB directly at +27 21 930 1134.
Click on the link to view a PDF file of the PPECB Agricultural Transformation Graduate Programme 2022 advert page.