Makana Municipality: Internships 2020 / 2021


Makana Local Municipality is offering Internship Programme 2020 / 2021.


Internship Application Closing Date: 05 October 2020

Internship Location: Eastern Cape

The Makana Municipality invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Internship Opportunities position based in Grahamstown.

No experience is required, the interns will work closely with Finance Managers and Manager Internal Auditor. Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years old. Preference will be given to local graduates in the relevant field.

1. 2 X Financial Interns

Key Requirements


  • Grade 12 plus National Diploma or Degree (Minimum 3 year qualification) in Accounting, Auditing, Supply Chain Management, Municipal Finance and Economics.

Competence / Skills Required

  • Computer Literacy; 
  • Communicate in at least 2 of the three official languages of Makana (English, Afrikaans or Xhosa); 
  • Accuracy 
  • Attention to detail

Key Performance 

  • Implementation of GRAP and Budget reforms;
  • Financial and performance reporting;
  • Change risks and project management;
  • Expenditure and revenue management;
  • Supply chain / procurement management;
  • Implementation of MFMA;
  • Asset management;
  • Development and implementation of financial policies

2. 2 X Internal Audit InternsKey Requirements

  • Grade 12 plus Completed National Diploma or Degree (Minimum 3 year qualification) in Internal Auditing; or Accounting and Auditing as major subjects.

Competence / Skills Required

  • Computer Literacy;
  • Communicate in at least 2 of the three official languages of Makana (English, Afrikaans or Xhosa);
  • Accuracy;
  • Attention to detail.

Key Performance 

  • Implementation of GRAP and Budget reforms;
  • Financial and performance reporting;
  • Change risks and project management;
  • Expenditure and revenue management;
  • Supply chain / procurement management;
  • Implementation of MFMA;
  • Asset management;
  • Development and implementation of financial policies.

Please note:  The MFMIP is a structured professional training and work experience programme with the goal of providing high-quality training and practical exposure in all aspects of a Municipal Budget and Treasury Office which is governed by MFMA Act 56 of 2003 and the underlying reforms.

These internships targets suitable candidates that reside within area of jurisdiction of Makana Municipality only.

Closing Date: 5 October 2020

NOTE: All applications must be made on the Official Application form that can be downloaded on our website www.makana.gov.za accompanied by a comprehensive CV together with certified copies of Identity Document, Qualifications, where required and other documents. Failure to comply with the above will result in disqualifying your application. Canvassing of Councillors and Officials will automatically disqualify any application. 

All applications may be emailed to [email protected] indicating the position title on the subject line or hand-delivered to The HR Manager, Makana Municipality, 86 High Street, City Hall Grahamstown or posted to P. O. Box 176, Grahamstown 6139.

No late / faxed applications will be accepted. Enquiries may be directed to the HR Practitioner on 046 603 6110.

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