call for applications!!!British American Tobacco(BAT) Global Product Technical Trainee Programme (South Africa)


APplication Deadline: 30-Aug-2014

Job number    3596BR
Job title    Technical Trainee Programme (South Africa)
Location/City     Stellenbosch
Appointment type    Permanent
Job purpose and key deliverables

BAT’s Global Product Technical Trainee Programme will provide you with  the support, training and opportunities to enjoy a rewarding and recognised technical career within their international business. on completing this three year programme you will build on your technical expetise to develop your career in Blending.

Essential requirements  

  • Grade 12 certificate.
  • Honours Degree in Natural Science, Agriculture, Agronomy, Biology, Engineering, Pharmacy,Food Science, Chemical Science.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Valid South African green ID.
  • 0 – 12 months working experience.
  • Desirable requirements
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written.

Employment Equity Statement

  • All applicants with South African citizenship will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given to the designated groups in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and – Plan.
  • Internal candidates who meet the criteria will be considered as first priority.
  • Attention will also be focused on people with disabilities
  • Feedback will not be provided to individuals who have not been invited to interview.

Apply Now for the British American Tobacco Global Product Technical Trainee Programme

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the British American Tobacco Global Product Technical Trainee Programme

SA Young Scientists Summer Programme


Applications are now open for the 2014-2015 Southern African Young Scientists Summer Programme (SA-YSSP). Now in its third year and organized by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and South African Partners, this three months research training programme will bring together talented young researchers to work with scientists from South Africa and IIASA.

The programme will take place from 2nd November 2014-31st January, 2015 at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Participants will work on a collaborative research project jointly advised by IIASA and South African senior researchers.


  • The SA-YSSP provides a unique opportunity for academic and personal growth, bringing participants in contact with an international group of young scientists and faculty in a collaborative environment.
  • Participants receive accommodation and meals for the duration of the SA-YSSP programme, inclusive of an honorarium to cover other living costs. Participants from South Africa and from other countries of the Southern African Development Community additional receive coverage for their travel expenses.
  • Collaborate with IIASA and South African Scientists on a project relevant to the participant’s research
  • Contribute to collaborative research by senior advisors.
  • Broaden their research into interdisciplinary and trans-boundary research relevant to national, regional, and global needs.
  • Publish their research in collaboration with IIASA and South African Scientists.
  • Gain exposure to international research through interaction with national and international experts taking part in programme supervision and the seminar series.
  • Build international, interdisciplinary collaborations with programme advisors and other programmes participants.


  • The SA-YSSP is PhD students from South Africa, sub-Saharan African countries, and other IIASA member countries are eligible to apply.
  • Current registration for a doctoral programme
  • Ability to work independently and to interact with other scientists
  • Fluency in English and ability to communicate in a scientific environment
  • Willingness to participate in a range of interdisciplinary scientific activities
  • Commitment to completing the SA-YSSP research by submitting a resultant manuscript to an international scientific journal.

DEADLINE: 3rd August, 2014

To apply and for more information visit here