Admin & Finance Assistant Intern

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Job TitleAdmin & Finance Assistant Intern
Organization NameCentre for Health Policy (CHP)
Department Description

The Centre for Health Policy (CHP) is a South African health systems and policy research unit based in the School of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. CHP employs a multi-disciplinary group of public health and social scientists and offers a dynamic environment in which to conduct cutting-edge health systems and policy research. CHP has an established national and international reputation, and our success is built on innovation and diversity.
Brief Description
The following post has become available: 


CHP would like to offer a 12 month internship to an eager, dynamic and hard-working person. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop competencies in a variety of administrative and financial areas and develop a range of skills for use in their future career. Duties will include assisting the administrative and finance team with a variety of financial and administrative tasks.   Training will be provided on procurement, input of publications information on the Wits publication site, website maintenance, preparing meeting rooms with refreshments and equipment; managing grocery and stationery supplies; deliveries and collections; photocopying; filing; maintaining equipment and asset registers;  data capturing; preparation of payment requests, payroll claims and internal requisitions. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to learn skills in student administration. 

Candidates are required to have a matric and preferably studying towards their post-school qualification, (preferable in administration or finance), basic computer skills and have a driver’s license with at least 3 years driving experience. Some work experience will be an added advantage. Induction will be provided, as well as essential training on the Wits Software system (ORACLE I-Proc & Project Modules). 

A salary is attached to this position. 


Closing date: 20th December 2021 

To apply:

Documents to be submitted with your application: 

Please submit the following documents on or for internal applicants
a covering letter outlining your interest and suitability for the position (applications without covering letters will not be considered)
a detailed CV, including contact details
names, email addresses and telephone numbers of 3 referees
certified copies of  certificates/degrees/diplomas
certified copies of SA ID and valid driver’s licence 

The University is committed to employment equity.  Preference will be given to appointable applicants from the designated South African groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. The University retains the right not to make an appointment, to re-advertise and to verify all information provided by candidates. Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.

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