Secondments Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership 2023-2025: Accepting Applicants with Bachelor’s Qualification in Actuarial Science

About Secondments
Secondments refer to temporary work assignments in which an employee is temporarily transferred or assigned to work in a different department, division, or organization. This arrangement allows employees to acquire new experiences, develop additional skills, and expand their knowledge by assuming different roles or working in different locations. Secondments offer advantages to both the employee and the organization. For employees, they present an opportunity to explore new areas of work, broaden their professional network, and enhance their career prospects. They also provide a broader understanding of the organization as a whole, fostering new perspectives and skills.

From the organization’s perspective, secondments can address temporary skill gaps, encourage knowledge sharing and collaboration, and promote a culture of continuous learning and development. They can also be a cost-effective means of introducing fresh perspectives and ideas without the need for permanent hiring or external consultants. The duration of secondments can vary widely, spanning from a few weeks to several months or even years, depending on the specific arrangement and the needs of the parties involved. The terms and conditions of the secondment, including the employee’s rights, responsibilities, and reporting lines, are typically established through a formal agreement between the involved organizations or departments.

About the Secondments Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership 2023-2025
Secondments is seeking for young, unemployed candidates who require necessary knowledge with their professional Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership. The Secondments Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership program offer structured learning and workplace experience to young unemployed graduates. This 24-month program provides graduates with the opportunity to gain practical work exposure and develop their careers in their specialized fields of study.

Participants benefit from on-the-job exposure and training opportunities, including mentorship, which helps them acquire skills, knowledge, and practical experience in their chosen field. The company and its insurance division are seeking a young, unemployed graduate (between the ages of 18 to 35) interested in advancing their career in the actuarial field. Applicants should hold a relevant actuarial tertiary qualification, have no previous work experience after completing their studies, and be South African citizens. We are particularly interested in young individuals with a passion for contributing to the agricultural sector. A vibrant, passionate, enthusiastic, and energetic attitude will greatly benefit graduates in this dynamic environment.

  • Fulfill all assigned responsibilities in a professional manner as defined by the mentor.
  • Foster personal skill development within the specialized area of qualification.
  • Undertake administrative tasks as designated by the accountable mentor.
  • Engage in the actuarial study assistance benefit by taking actuarial exams, becoming a member of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, and participating in their Work-Based Learning Skills program.
  • Assemble research, reports, memos, presentations, etc., or conduct research and compose reports.

For application purposes, please kindly take note of the Secondments Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership 2023-2025’s Reference Number: SEC230817-2.

Eligibility Criteria
To maximize your chances of success in the Secondments Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership, it is crucial to submit your application promptly. However, before proceeding, it is essential to carefully review the qualifying requirements of the program. These requirements will determine your suitability as a candidate. To ensure that you meet the necessary criteria, please refer to the list of qualifying requirements provided below. It is highly recommended to fulfill all the items on the list to enhance your likelihood of achieving success in your application.

The Secondments Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

1. Basic Qualifications

  • Possess a minimum of a 3 (three) year Bachelor’s Qualification in Actuarial Science as an applicant
  • Express an interest in working towards a qualification as an actuary with the Actuarial Society of South Africa (“ASSA”) or a similar registered professional actuarial body as a learner
  • To be considered for the learner program, you must hold a minimum of two (2) actuarial exam exemptions. You should also enroll as student members of the Actuarial Society of South Africa and plan to take actuarial exams during the course of the learnership program.
    Engage in the company’s actuarial study assistance benefit policy as a learner.

2. Personal Attributes

  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills.
  • Display a keen attention to detail.
  • Exhibit effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Thrive in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Bring energy and enthusiasm to your work.
  • Show initiative in tackling tasks.
  • Excel in interpersonal interactions.
  • Possess proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Competently use MS Word & MS PowerPoint.
  • Excel in problem-solving situations.
  • Apply mathematical and statistical methods.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and multi-task effectively.

Application Instructions
Apply online (Secondments Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership 2023-2025):

To access the aforementioned website, it is recommended to use Google Chrome as your preferred web browser. To apply, candidates must create an account on the application portal, and this account will be necessary throughout the registration process.

Alternatively, candidates can choose to register using their Google, Facebook, or LinkedIn accounts, streamlining the process by eliminating the need to establish a new account.

The information you provide in your application will be utilized by the selection committee to complete your registration for the event. By submitting your application, you authorize the committee to use your personal details for this purpose.

It is obligatory for candidates to submit their applications exclusively through the designated website. Any attempts to submit materials through alternative methods, such as hand-delivery or fax, will be rejected by the assessment committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the Secondments Actuarial, Short-term, and Life Learnership must be submitted before the closing date on 16 September 2023.

Registering promptly can provide some protection for your application, but it does not assure immediate success. Its aim is to secure you a stable position as part of the recruitment process.

Incomplete applications will not be entertained by the selection committee. Candidates who submit their applications after the deadline will not be considered. Any submissions arriving after the deadline, regardless of their content, will be dismissed without further assessment.

Secondments retains the authority to extend or decline employment offers to individuals at its sole discretion. The decisions rendered by the selection committee are conclusive and obligatory for all parties involved in the process.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button