IEC: INFRASTRUCTURE INTERNSHIP 2018 ( Office Administration)

Employment : Internship

Location :National Office


R5 326.80 per month (Twelve (12) months contract )


The Intern: Infrastructure will contribute towards the efficient co-ordination of infrastructural projects in the Organization. The Intern reports to the Assistant Manager: Infrastructure.


Key performance areas: Assist each departmental staff member with his/her duties whilst undertaking daily activities to learn about the basics of the departmental portfolio, i.e. to secure and administer appropriate voting stations and local municipal offices in accordance with relevant legislative and IEC guidelines, provision and maintenance of voting station and local office infrastructure requirements, managed and administer the MEO appointment process, provision of courier services.  Assist with various administrative duties within the Department that will include filing, financial administration, coordination activities with various departments, photocopying and faxing.  Assist with selected duties so as to obtain exposure to electoral operations and financial administrative and procurement matters, etc.


Basic requirements:   The successful candidate for this position must have completed a tertiary qualification in the Property/Facilities Management or Administration. The candidate must possess good communication skills (verbal and written and interpersonal skills. The person must be computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel. A valid driver’s license is a recommendation. Applicants should have the following attributes: ability to work under pressure; be prepared to work long hours; pro-active and decisive.

More Information

Applicants for the above positions should not have a high party political profile.  Applications must be accompanied by a recent, updated comprehensive curriculum vitae as well as certified copies of all qualification documents and identity documents.  Should applicants be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).  Failure to attach the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.

The Electoral Commission will only correspond with short-listed candidates and interviews will be conducted on a date and time specified by the interview panel.  The Electoral Commission is under no obligation to fill the positions after advertising it and reserves the right not to make any appointment in the above posts.  Although advertised, it may thus either be withdrawn, re-advertised or filled by way of transfer or deployment, should it be considered in the interest of service delivery.

Applications for Vacant Posts at National Office

Closing date for all applications: 25 April 2014.  Please take note that no applications received after this closing date will be considered for transfer. Applicants who have not been contacted by 30 May 2014 must consider their applications as not being successful.