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Grain SA: Agricultural Economics Internships 2021

Grain SA

Grain SA invites Unemployed Graduates to Apply for the Agricultural Economics Internships Programme 2021

  • Location: Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Closing Date: 21 June 2021

Job Details:

Grain SA: Agricultural Economics Internships 2021

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 organizationwould like to appoint a suitable and qualifi ed 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 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 analyze 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
  • Proofread 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

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