29 August 2020

Metropolitan Retail Human Capital Intern Opportunity 2020

Metropolitan Retail has an exciting opportunity to work as an Human Capital Intern to equip candidates for an exciting career in Human Resources and related fields. This opportunity is tailored for interns to apply their academic background and training in the workplace and gain valuable HR experience and business insights.

It offers interns the opportunity to work closely with and gain knowledge from specialists and experts from across the business.


  • Achieved a National Senior Certificate (Matric/Grade 12)
  • Achieved a B Degree with Industrial Psychology as major or a Diploma in Human Resources
  • Must be unemployed, and a South African Citizen

Skills & Competencies

  • Eye for Detail
  • Energetic and Self-Motivated
  • Insatiable Curiosity
  • Innovative and Brave
  • Collaborate across Boundaries
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness


  • Provide administration support for the employee relations process.
  • File and maintain all relevant employee relations related documentation
  • Prepare job advertisements and post on the relevant platform to attract suitable candidates.
  • Review and screen CVs received from job advertisements and in collaboration with the HR team shortlist relevant candidate in line with the selection criteria.
  • Conduct telephonic interviews with candidates to assess candidate suitability.
  • Conduct reference, probity checks and background checks on shortlisted candidates and provide feedback to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Book and coordinate the logistical arrangements for the recruitment and assessment process (interviews, meeting rooms etc.).
  • Coordinate and support the on-boarding and integration programme for new employees.
  • Capture and maintain employee and position management data on the relevant system and ensure that data quality and integrity standards are adhered to.
  • Compile employee documentation and ensure that HR documentation is timeously and accurately submitted to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Accurately populate employee contracts with the relevant information and coordinate sign off.
  • Ensure that all contracts and payroll documentation are submitted to payroll within the agreed timeframe.
  • Quality check payroll documentation to ensure completeness.
  • Assist with benchmarking requests
  • Facilitate the exit process by providing exit documentation to relevant parties and coordinating the logistical arrangements.
  • Assist HR team with projects and research on an ad hoc basis.


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

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