We are hiring!

The DAAD Information Centre in Johannesburg is looking for a dedicated and versatile staff for student counselling, administration and program coordination in part-time (50%).
The position is initially limited until 31 December 2023.
The tasks include:
  • Advice on study and research opportunities in Germany as well as on the scholarship programs of the DAAD
  • General office duties
  • Planning and implementation of information events and fairs
  • Preparation of publications and promotional materials
  • Maintaining the website and the social media channels of the Information Centre
  • Maintaining contacts with partner organizations and DAAD Alumni
  • University degree (at least BA); studies or working experience in Germany is an advantage
  • Excellent command of English (C2), good command of German (B2); please upload your certificates for German B1
  • Good knowledge of the German higher education system
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office
  • Very good communication skills
  • Organizational skills, intercultural competence, commitment and resilience
  • Work experience in cultural and education sector is an advantage
  • Work Permit for South Africa
Salary is based on the remuneration scheme of the University of the Witwatersrand. The working conditions are subject to South African law.
Application Deadline: 2 May 2023

How to Apply:

Submit a letter of motivation – clearly indicating which position you are applying for, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses). via the iWits Job Portal. Please note that only applications via the Wits website will be considered for shortlisting!

*In accordance with Wits University, South Africa we are committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the under-represented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. Designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, as amended, means black people, women and people with disabilities.

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  • DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg

    Jorissen Street SM3151, Third Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House, University of the Witwatersrand. | PO Box 269, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg Telephone: +27 (0) 11 717 9334
Screenshot of map with location of DAAD-office marked