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Old Mutual Tech Talent Bursary Programme - South Africa

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 8, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on October 30, 2021
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Old Mutual believes in Africa and wants to help everyone in it to do great things every day. We understand that well-trained, qualified IT professionals contribute significantly to the success of Old Mutual and South Africa.

That’s why we offer bursaries to the best young Technology minds, to people who are passionate about pursuing a career in Information Technology and making a real difference!

Our key focus is to make an even greater difference in the way we enable competitive growth in the SA and Africa businesses, drive innovation and leverage technology to deliver a better customer and intermediary experience, develop talent and build our wonderful brand.

Utilize This Offer

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Only South African citizens will be considered for this Bursary Programme.
2. You must:
a) have completed year 1 and year 2 of your IT qualification successfully with at least 65%;
b) commit to our TechTalent graduate programme for 18-months post completion of your qualification;
c) provide proof of admission to complete year 3 of your IT qualification;
d) be willing to relocate to Cape Town to join the TechTalent graduate programme.

The bursary covers
• Full tuition at a recognized South Africa Higher Education Institution;
• University Residence fees, where applicable;
• One annual flight return home for students who are not studying in their hometown;
• Vacation work;
• Book allowance;
• Mentorship & training.

If our purpose resonates with you, and you are a driven and ambitious top achiever with a strong determination to succeed, then join our TechTalent Bursary Programme and we will provide you with opportunity to unleash your Greatness.

Applications will close 31 October 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 08
Oct 08

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• what they have in common, and
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2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
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5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
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c) Click on Filters;
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8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 11
Oct 11

Thanks, Ana.