Grain SA Agricultural Economics Internships 2021

By | June 16, 2021

Grain SA is inviting all unemployed graduates to apply for the ongoing Agricultural Economics Graduate / Internship Programme 2021 / 2022.

Grain SA is a major role player in the grain industry in South Africa and offers industry strategic services to grain producers and other role players. The organization would like to appoint a suitable and qualified graduate for 12 months Internship programme.

Responsibilities:

Include but not limited to:

  • Maintain a market research database and relevant web information.
  • Conducts input and market research analysis on grain and oilseeds in order to advise on grain and oilseed economic conditions
  • Presentations to working groups, meetings, farmer days and market research presentations to relevant stakeholders.
  • Collecting of input costs and calculating of enterprise budgets. A strong focus on member interest and solutions would be required.
  • Writing of articles, newsletters and contributions to different media sources for publication.
  • Compile and analyse comprehensive grain economic/market reports.
  • Making projections and forecasts and interpret the findings for example supply and demand tables on grains.
  • Attendance and presentations at farmer days
  • Proof read minutes of the working meetings and assisting the Committee Officer.
  • Writing of reports, facilitating and arranging meetings.
  • Engage and liaise with relevant stakeholders in the grain industry/agriculture on agricultural policies.
  • Assist members regarding concerns and challenges.

Requirements:

  • Agricultural Economics degree

Competencies:

  • Computer literate in all MS Office programmes on intermediate level
  • Fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans (written and spoken language)
  • In depth knowledge of the grain industry
  • Able to do public speaking to groups and to travel individually and extensively
  • Professionalism with excellent communication skills
  • Driver’s Licence

Internship Application Closing Date: 21 June 2021

Internship Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

How To Apply For Grain SA Agricultural Economics Internships 2021

Please send a detailed CV indicating qualifications as well as experience and references to Coretha Usher  at email: coretha@grainsa.co.za

All applications will be treated as confidential. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of the application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.