Mining Qualifications Authority is hiring a Supply Chain Management intern

Job Summary

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) South Africa is hiring a Supply Chain Management intern

Closing date: 30 January 2024

Position: Supply Chain Management Intern

Stipend: R8, 713.50 per month

Two-Year Programme

Unemployed individuals who have never participated in an internship programme are invited to apply. This opportunity is only available for South African Citizens. The successful intern will be appointed for a period of twenty-four (24) months.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager; the successful candidate will be exposed to the following:

Job profile

  • Contract management.
  • Ensuring compliance with the PFMA, PPPFA, BBBEE, Corporate Governance, and SCM.
  • Evaluating tenders.
  • Supplier management.
  • General administrative support.

Minimum requirements

  • A grade 12 or matric certificate.
  • National Diploma or equivalent at a NQF 6 level in the Supply Chain Management or Public Management/ Public Administration or Logistic/Purchasing Management or equivalent.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification in above-mentioned fields will be an added advantage.
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The candidate must possess the following:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An understanding of legislation and developments pertaining to education and training.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • A proactive attitude.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.

How to Apply

The MQA would like to invite qualifying individuals to apply for an internship opportunity within its Supply Chain Management Unit. Please download the application form here:

Closing date: 30 January 2024.

Interested candidates should submit their applications which shall consist of a Vacancy Application Form, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of their qualifications, and valid proof of identification to:

Late applications will not be considered.NB: Please make ensure that you complete and submit the following form with your application:

Careers at MQA

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) is a statutory body established in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act and is a registered Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) for the mining and minerals sector.

The MQA must supports the objectives of the National Skills Development Plan (NSDP) 2020-2030 as guided by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

The MQA is an Equal Opportunity Employer; therefore, the filling of the position will be in line with its Employment Equity Plan.

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Recommended candidates will be expected to undergo vetting processes. Successful applicant will be required to disclose their financial interest.

Should you not hear from the MQA within 4 weeks of the closing date, you must regard your application as unsuccessful.

The MQA reserves the right not to appoint any person for this position.


  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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