Closing Date: Thursday 17th of January 2019
Organization SASA
Employment Type Internship
Province KZN
Town/City Mount Edgecombe
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The Shukela Training Centre is the flagship of training excellence for the sugar industry and provides training to the sugar industry and learners throughout Africa. An exciting opportunity awaits you if you are interested in using your skills to develop the skills of others! The Shukela Training Centre in Mount Edgecombe has a vacancy for an Agricultural Training Administrator on internship in the Agricultural Department.


Key performance areas of this position include:

Reporting to the Agricultural Training Manager and providing support to the Finance and Administration Manager, the successful incumbent will be receive direct mentorship from the Agricultural Training Instructors on various field visits, assist with providing specialised mobile skills-training to employees and Growers in all cane growing sectors and assist with administration in order to enhance profitable and sustainable sugarcane production in South Africa and the SADC Region. The on-site training requires that the incumbent travels throughout the sugar belt, ranging from Mpumalanga in the north, through Kwa-Zulu Natal and down to the Eastern Cape.


The successful candidate will be passionate about training in addition to the following requirements:

  • A National Diploma in Agriculture or a related qualification;
  • Proficiency in isiZulu
  • Be able to work competently with MS Office


Added advantages will include having completed a Senior Certificate course in sugarcane.Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated group in line with Company’s Employment Equity Policy & Plan” including people with disabilities.


What We Offer

We encourage you to browse our website in order to obtain a full understanding of the Shukela Training Centre and our role in the industry. You will have an opportunity to apply your existing skills and expertise in a uniquely challenging environment.


Application Procedure
If you would like to apply for this position you will need to do so via SASA’s online job portal which means that you should in the first instance go to the <!email_start>website at [URL Removed] and click on “Careers @ SASA” to navigate to the application page. Only applications submitted through our online job portal will be considered. Please attach a copy of your CV.


Important to note

Short-listed candidates will be required to participate in pre-selection competency and psychometric assessments and have a clear credit and criminal record.



The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


  • advise on training requirements
  • evaluate training programs
  • identify resources for training
  • implement and support training program
  • liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • communicate effectively



  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel



  • ground preparation, seeding and harvesting, spray technology, post-harvesting and transport equipment
  • the application of scientific agricultural knowledge in farming


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