Intern: Volvo Group Real Estate

Position Title: Intern - Volvo Group Real Estate
The main purpose of the job is to perform mostly administrative task but not limited any technical tasks. He/she will receive training in VGRE and Finance systems.
Reporting: The role will report to the General Manager: Real Estate
Job Objectives

  • Accurately and timeously update the data JLL system

  • Support in managing building maintenance projects, both LTM and STM.

  • Support in selection of and negotiations with suppliers, in close cooperation with IPS (when they are present in the market).

  • Manage appointed suppliers and evaluate performance in conjunction with IPS.

  • Support Property Project Manager to deliver property projects.

  • Participate in negotiating lease agreements for new site acquisitions; site rent reviews; and renewals.

  • Maintain records, reports and files according to local legal & business needs and RE internal demands. Populate internal data capture systems, as applicable.

  • Keep track of and comply with relevant authority demands and property legislation

  • Manage the work in accordance to the Volvo Group processes

  • Engage with and input into Healf&Safety activities at sites, as required.

  • Compile information for RE property masterplan and to maintain the plan.

  • Support in conducting property assessments in line with agreed frequencies.

  • Responsible for the ordering process in the purchasing system regarding daily operations and specific projects.

  • In dialogue with the purchasing department (IPS) -when they are present in the market- secure that the purchasing process is followed in order to avoid incorrect costs/invoices, etc.

  • Handle the correct processing of invoices to ensure accurate posting to accounts.

  • Update project management systems (e.g. VGRE Project) to ensure accurate cost posting & payment plans per project, with support of Property Project Manager if applicable. Update according to requested frequencies and deadlines.

Education & Job Experience

  • Must have a Diploma in Quantity Survey.

  • Must have a drivers licence.

  • Must be able to travel nationally.

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Previous experience on SAP Finance will be an advantage.

  • Interpretation of technical drawings.

  • Excel, Word and Powerpoint

  • Project planning

  • Report writing

Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer.

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world’s best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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