Graduate Programme at Ethekwini Maritime Cluster: Vacancies

 The Ethekwini Maritime Cluster (EMC) is offering the Latest Graduate Programme 2016 / 2017 in South Africa. The EMC Graduate Opportunity is available for hard working candidates, who are willing to optimize their career in the below mentioned fields. If you are looking for the Maritime Economists Jobs, then you have come to the right place, as the Economics Graduate Programme 2016/2017 has been announced by company as Graduate Opportunities.

Ethekwini Maritime Cluster Vacancies for 2016-2017 are available for those people, who are willing to get experience in the economics field. The EMC Careers usually remain available / vacant, and you may also avail the EMC Jobs after having good experience through the EMC Graduate Development Programme 2016 / 2017. The EMC Vacancies are available for Graduate Trainees, where they will be engaged under the team of veterans economists. So if you are looking for Economists Careers, you should have some valuable experience through the Graduate Training Jobs. The interested candidates should have a look on the details of Graduate Training Programme 2016/2017 before forwarding their job application to the concerned department.

Ethekwini Maritime Cluster Graduate Programme 2016 / 2017: Vacancies in South Africa

The EThekwini Maritime Cluster (EMC) is a non-profit company that was launched in 2009. The EMC provides a platform for collaborative engagement between different levels of government, state owned enterprises and the maritime community to implement programs of common interest that support the growth and improve performance and competitiveness of the maritime industry. As part of its Training and Skills Development Programme EMC has identified a need to develop and train Maritime Economists as we have identified a gap in terms of this niche area of study in the sector.

Maritime Economists will fulfil the following role in the industry:

  • Economic and financial evaluation of port
  • Analyze the economic factors involved in maritime-related products distribution
  • examine the techniques of finance and recommend improvements
  • Outline organizational structures of maritime-related business concerns
  • Shipping and mining projects
  • They may also have to study government regulations and requirements in maritime business.


Economists study the way society distributes scarce resources such as land, labour, raw materials, and machinery etc. Economists devise methods and procedures for obtaining the data they need. They only use sampling techniques to conduct surveys and various mathematical modelling techniques may be used to develop forecasts. Preparing reports, including tables and charts on research results is an important part of an economist’s job. Many economist specialize in a particular area of economics, although general knowledge of basic economic principals is useful in each area.


  • A Bachelor of Commerce Degree – Economics. Honours/Master degree in Economics is an added advantage. Job Type: Two (2) year contract.


The skills listed below are representatives of those acquired from study of economics, and may be applied in various occupations e.g. maritime economists.

  • Writing reports/articles/proposals
  • Projecting/forecasting results
  • Applying quantitative analysis
  • Generating solutions
  • Evaluating policies
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Performing costs/benefit analyses
  • Analyzing results
  • Testing and idea/hypotheses
  • Applying statistical method


Economists who pursue a job as a maritime economists will be on of an elite group. There is a relatively few positions in this field, however a lot of companies in the Maritime Industry would require an economists with a marine background.

Closing Date: 18 May 2016

How to Apply for Ethekwini Maritime Cluster Vacancies: Graduate Jobs in South Africa

Suitable applicants should e-mail their CV’s with a covering letter to by no later than the 18th May 2016 by close of business.

EMC reserve the right to withdraw the position and should you have not heard from us twenty one (21) days after the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

If you meet the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above, you should avail the EMC Graduate Programme 2016 / 2017 by forwarding your job application at the first convenient time.

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