Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of the largest independent diamond groups by resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for this role - an individual that clearly outshines his/her peers:
Petra Diamonds SA
Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and an increasingly important supplier of rough diamonds to the international market. The Company has interests in five producing mines: four in South Africa (Finsch, Cullinan, Koffiefontein and Kimberley Underground) and one in Tanzania (Williamson). It also maintains an exploration programme in Botswana.
Young Graduate Work
(6-month fixed-term contract)
Petra Diamonds SA invites candidates who are newly qualified and interested in gaining workplace experience in the mining sector in the discipline of Public Relations and Communications Management to apply for the Young Graduate Work Experience Project. The position is located at our Finsch Mine Operation, Lime Acres - Northern Cape.
Minimum requirements: • Grade 12 • Diploma/degree in Public Relations and Communication or equivalent relevant 3-year qualification • Proven computer literacy in MS Office • Experience of desktop publishing package, such as Corel Graphics suite, Corel Ventura or InDesign • Advanced verbal and written communication skills in English • Valid driver’s licence.
Duties and responsibilities: • Follow a programme to gain workplace experience within specified areas and sections • Execute project-based work related to communications • Work in designated areas according to the Mine’s Standard Operating Procedures • Work according to the applicable policies and procedures • Submit progress reports to supervisor for assessment.
Other skills/competencies: • Ability to work under pressure • Show initiative and be self-motivated. (Ref. PDSA132)
Please note: Preference will be given to children of employees and candidates with the required qualifications who are residing in the local communities and who are citizens of South Africa.
Petra Diamonds is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan as well as the criteria above. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, induction, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria.
Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/careers/current-vacancies) and send together with your résumé, qualifications and ID to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 086 692 2442 by 15 November 2017. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Toll-free: +27 31 571-5573; Free fax: +27 31 560-7395; E-mail: email@example.com; Free Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320; Website: www.tip-offs.com