06 February 2020

IRESS Talent Acquisition Internship Opportunity 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IRESS Talent Acquisition Intern to join our busy Talent Acquisition Team within a growing global brand. The role is based in our South African office, but will also support the wider global team with the end to end management of all recruitment needs of the business across a range of positions. You will be involved in everything from direct sourcing and candidate attraction through to offer management and process improvement, this is a varied and diverse role.



Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions.

What you will be doing

  • Assist in providing effective, timely and up to date recruitment support that meets the needs of the business and attracts the best talent pipeline across a range of roles from graduates right through to senior hires
  • Generate targeted advertising campaigns using the most relevant online channels available, as well as media campaigns and recruitment events where appropriate
  • Manage administrative tasks such as interview scheduling, reference and background screening checks
  • Support the ongoing development of our Emerging Talent strategy focusing on Graduate Campaigns and Internships
  • Work alongside the wider Talent Acquisition team to identify process improvements and to assist in their implementation
  • Monitor, track and report back on recruitment activity within agreed timescales
  • Maintenance and management of candidate management system (Workday)
  • Contribute to the wider global business teams initiatives and work collaboratively with your team across multiple regions

What you will need

  • You’ll need some experience in a recruitment or resourcing focused role, with at least some of your knowledge gained either in agency or from an in-house.
  • You’ll have had some exposure to direct sourcing using a range of talent acquisition tools.
  • You’ll be able to show a solid understanding of best practices in recruitment, including a knowledge of basic employment legislation related to recruitment, diversity & inclusion best practices and an innovative and flexible approach to sourcing strategies
  • You are passionate about ensuring a great candidate experience.
  • We’re problem solvers and collaborators, so although you’ll have your own designated responsibilities, we expect every member of our team to share and learn from each other
  • You’re passionate about people, driven by improvements and naturally inquisitive.
  • You know what great recruitment looks and feels like, and you’re proactive with your People Leaders and candidates.
  • Degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management/related qualification.


Why work with us

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Global opportunities
  • State-of-the-art offices
  • Casual dress, flexible work policy
  • Access to learning and development programs
  • Young, diverse workforce
  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives
  • Global 36-hour hackathon
  • Pause areas, Table tennis, Games room, Showers, Friday afternoon drinks
  • Close access to shopping centers
  • Active Sports & Social and CSR events
  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work.


At IRESS, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day.

IRESS is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.

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