RIM Internship Opportunity 2018

By | February 5, 2018

Robben Island Museum (RIM) is a public entity responsible for managing, maintaining, presenting, developing and marketing Robben Island as a national estate and World Heritage Site. It was established by the Department of Arts and Culture in 1997.


RIM implements a wide range of conservation, educational, tourist development, research, archiving and general heritage programmes that are designed to achieve its mandate; conserve the Island’s natural and cultural resources and heritage; and promote it as a platform for critical debate and life-long learning.

RIM is also responsible for managing and maintaining the assets of the Island. These include the Maximum and Medium Security Prison Complexes, Robert Sobukwe’s House, the Curio and Village Shops, the Village Precinct and associated recreational facilities, the Helipad and runway on the Island, World War 2 memorials, power generation and water processing plants, Jetty 1 and the Nelson Mandela Gateway at the V & A Waterfront, the Mayibuye Archives, the three (3) ferries that transport people to the Island and the fleet of buses used by tourists on the Island.

We have a finance internship available in the Finance Department at Robben- Island Museum.

Reporting to the Asset Management Supervisor the incumbent will be responsible for the provision of reliable asset data, information, systems and operational support so as to facilitate the achievement of “best practice” asset management.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Asset verification (asset counts) on a regular basis
 Administration of asset movements
 Maintaining asset inventory list
 Capturing assets on the asset register accurately
 Ensuring asset unit filing is up to date
 Disposals of assets
 Any adhoc duties allocated to the individual by the asset supervisor

Experience and Technical skills:
 The incumbent should be in possession of a National diploma in accounting/Auditing or Bachelor’s degree
measuring in accounting/Auditing/Financial management
 Good interpersonal skill
 Communication skill
 Knowledge of excel is a pre-requisite
 Willing to work overtime
 Able to work in team and independently
 Constantly display professional behaviour
 High degree of integrity and display values of honesty
 Prior working experience not a pre-requisite

RIM is an EE, AA, employer, RIM reserves the right not to make an appointment if suitable candidate are not found.

Forward a detailed cv, accompanied by certified copies your ID and qualification certificates as well as contactable referees, to recruitment@robben-island.org.za by no later than 08 February 2018.

Note : If you do not hear from us within 30 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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