Thursday, 15 August 2019

Metropolitan Retail Internship Opportunity 2019

Metropolitan Retail has a Administrator Internship Opportunity for a recent graduate to execute various recruitment administrative processes and support the HC teams in delivering a consistent service that supports the business.

Metropolitan is one of the oldest financial services brands in South Africa. With a 116 year legacy of serving the communities in which it operates, Metropolitan represents true empowerment in serving Africa’s people through affordable financial solutions that create financial growth and security.

Metropolitan operates in South Africa, but the brand is also present in 9 African countries including, Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Lesotho, and Swaziland.
Metropolitan provides financial wellness solutions that meet the needs of low income clients, including funeral insurance, health, savings, hospital cash-back cover, retirement solutions and life insurance.


  • Matric
  • Human Resources Diploma or HR certificate


  • Prepare and post job advertisements.
  • Review and screen CV received from job advertisements, to forward only suitable candidates through to recruitment consultants.
  • In collaboration with the recruitment consultant short-list relevant candidate in line with the selection criteria.
  • Conduct reference, probity checks and background checks on short-listed candidates and provide feedback to the relevant recruiter.
  • Conduct telephonic screening or interviews with candidates depending on level of candidates and spec
  • Coordinate the candidate assessment process.
  • Book and coordinate the logistical arrangement for the recruitment process (interviews, meeting rooms etc.)
  • Serve as a key contact for candidates throughout the attraction, interview and offer stages
  • Perform ad-hoc administrative tasks.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders
  • Deliver on service level agreements made with clients and internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that client expectations are managed
  • Make recommendations to improve client service and fair treatment of clients within area of responsibility
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service
  • Develop and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with peers and takeholders
  • Positively influence and participate in change initiatives
  • Continuously develop own expertise in terms of professional, industry and legislation Knowledge
  • Contribute to continuous innovation through the development, sharing and implementation of New ideas
  • Take ownership for driving career development
  • Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency
  • Manage financial and other company resources under your control with due respect
  • Provide input into the risk identification processes and communicate recommendations in the appropriate forum.


  • Recruitment and Onboarding
  • Stakeholder engagement and management
  • Earns Trust Through Results
  • Growing Talent
  • Digital Disruption

Closing Date: 27 August 2019


All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan. We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.

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