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SYSPRO offers skills development opportunity for the manufacturing sector

SYSPRO will provide 500 recently unemployed individuals in the manufacturing and distribution sector with unlimited access to the SYSPRO Learning Channel, an online platform, at no cost for a six month period.

This initiative aims to increase a candidate’s chance of being successful in today’s exceptionally competitive market adversely impacted by COVID-19.

The full effects of the pandemic are still unknown, however, according to Quarterly Labour Force Survey released on 11 February by Stats SA, South Africa’s unemployment rate stood at 29.1% with a decline of 39 000 jobs recorded in Manufacturing.

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By applying to the initiative, candidates will learn new skills and improve their knowledge of ERP and increase their chances of becoming more marketable

Early indication of the impact of COVID-19

A survey focusing on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment

released on 20 May by Stats SA showed that 8.1% of respondents had lost their jobs or had to close their businesses. While this does not represent the general population of South Africa, it gives an early indication of the impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the economy and unemployment levels of the country.

By applying to the initiative, candidates will learn new skills and improve their knowledge of ERP and increase their chances of becoming more marketable.

Global initiative

As a global initiative, candidates from all of SYSPRO’s operating regions will be considered including the US, Canada, Africa, UK, Asia and Australasia. To qualify for this opportunity, the candidate must be currently unemployed and have recently lost their employment due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

The candidate must have work experience in the Manufacturing sector.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working in one of SYSPRO’s Target Market industries (please refer to below link for further details)

Preference will be given to candidates who have ERP experience.

Learn more and apply for this opportunity here.



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