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RAF Project Coordinator Internship Programme 2019

May 28, 2019

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is calling on interested parties to apply for its Project Coordinator Internship Programme for 2019

Established in 1996 by the Road Accident Fund Act, the RAF replaced the Multilateral Motor Vehicle Accidents Fund. The RAF’s mandate is to provide appropriate coverage and promote road safety to all road users traveling within the borders of South Africa.

In addition, it provides for the rehabilitation and compensation of people injured in road accidents. The RAF also covers foreigners in the event they are also injured in a road mishap. Coverage is of two types; personal insurance coverage for accident victims, and indemnity coverage for the offending party.

Project Coordinator Internship Programme at RAF

The Road Accident Fund started its Project Coordinator Internship Programme as its commitment to developing essential skills among unemployed South African youth. This internship programme runs for a period of 12 months with the successful interns receiving a monthly stipend for the duration.

Successful interns will gain exposure performing the following tasks:

  • Creating, consolidating and updating project artefacts
  • Providing assistance in project planning including project plan updates
  • Keeping track of project costs in line with budget allocation
  • Ensuring all sourced items received are compliant with project guidelines (e.g. delivery schedule, quality standards)
  • Preparation of project status updates and reports as well as documents for project committees, and meeting minutes
  • Preparation of ad-hoc reports during emergencies where the attention of stakeholders is needed

Career Options

The RAF Project Coordinator Internship Programme does not guarantee permanent employment beyond the 12-month internship period.

Requirements or Eligibility

The ideal candidates must meet the programme’s minimum requirements in order to qualify:

  • Completed a BSc or B Com degree or a National Diploma qualification in Business Administration NQF Level 6 to 7
  • Must be able to effectively utilize project planning and management software
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must not have served as an intern or employed in the same field of specialization
  • 18 to 35 years of age
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills
  • Good administrative skills
  • Sound planning and coordinating capabilities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to multi-task effectively
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Knows how to use MS Excel

How to Apply

Applications must include the following supporting documents:

  • CV and letter of motivation
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 or Matric results
  • Certified copy of academic records
  • Certified true copy of ID

Send your application and supporting documents via email to: iaho@raf.co.za

Important reminders:

  • Be sure to indicate the reference number 24052019PCI and the province (Pretoria) of the internship on the subject line of your email
  • Applicants can only apply to maximum of 3 positions

Click the link to the job advert below to know more about the RAF Project Coordinator Internship Programme:

https://www.raf.co.za/Careers/Pages/PROJECT-COORDINATOR-INTERN-.aspx

Opening and Closing Dates

Deadline for submission of applications is on 4 June 2019. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Only the first 300 applications received by RAF will be reviewed. Applicants who have not received feedback from RAF six weeks after the closing date can consider their application as unsuccessful.

Contact Information

If you wish to know more about the Road Accident Fund, click the link below to visit its homepage:

https://www.raf.co.za/About-Us/Pages/profile.aspx

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