Youth Development Programme

Youth Development Programme Candidate

Company: Sasol

Location: Sandton

Closing Date: 17 July 2024


  • Fixed Term Contract (Learnership) for 12 months


  • EBU: Human Resources

Purpose of the job

Join our Digital Business Solutions team as an intern, where you’ll be immersed in the world of data analytics and software development to drive digital transformation.

As an intern, you’ll play a crucial role in identifying and analysing valuable information from vast amounts of data to support business decision-making.

Training will be provided to develop your knowledge of the business and industry, specific business units, systems, and technical job-related skills.

Plus, you’ll enhance your professional interpersonal skills, including networking, communication, and time management.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

Problem Formulation and Solution Development:

  • •Collaborate with the business to formulate and develop solutions.


  • Conduct analysis to determine trends or patterns leading to valuable business insights.

Data Preparation and Visualisation:

  • Prepare data for insights and visualisation.
  • Master the art of storytelling through data visualisation.

Advanced Modeling:

  • Learn and use simulation modelling to find an implementable solution for a business. Engage in advancedstatistical, mathematical, simulation, optimisation, forecasting.

Advanced Analytics:

  • Explore advanced analytics such as Machine Learning Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, and Generative AI.


  • Ability to problem-solve creatively.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proficiency in mathematical and statistical modeling.


  • Computer programming skills (e.g., R, Python, SQL).
  • Awareness of cloud environment (Microsoft Azure)
  • Familiarity with relevant visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI / open-source viz tools).

Formal Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Data Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, Engineering (Industrial) or Actuarial Science

Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)

  • BC_Nimble Learning
  • TC_Workflow Management
  • TC_Action Planning
  • TC_Policies and Procedures
  • BC_Manages Complexity
  • BC_Self-development
  • TC_Performance Improvement
  • BC_Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • TC_Execute and Coordinate Work
  • BC_Ensures Accountability

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