18 January 2021

Aramex HR Intern 2021

 Location: Cape Town 

Description: Aramex is seeking to hire an HR Intern to gain valuable hands-on experience and will have the chance to learn from more experienced professionals. 

Our Students, both undergraduates and graduates, have the opportunity to utilise the knowledge they have gained in the classroom and see how their studies translate into a professional setting. With internships across the globe, we offer many opportunities to grow with us.

At Aramex, we embrace the power of fresh thinking and technological innovation to transform our business. We invest in developing young talent to share their ideas to shape a better business and a better world. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure all relevant employment documentation is accurately completed for all new hires.
  • Accurate and up to date record keeping on the HR system.
  • Drafting of letters of appointment, fixed term contracts, promotion and increase letters.
  • Monitor employee leave in line with company policy.
  • Working closely with departments, increasingly in a consultation role, assisting line managers to understand and implement policies and procedures.
  • Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation.
  • Facilitate disciplinary process and setting up of disciplinary enquiries.
  • Facilitate Shop Steward meetings in branches with union representation.
  • Preparing and handling Conciliation and Arbitration cases at the NBCRFLI.
  • Facilitate the grievance procedure when necessary.
  • Conduct Exit Interviews.
  • Induction – Facilitate induction for all new employees.
  • Attend to DoL requirements.
  • Health & Safety – Ensure that all H&S issues are escalated and attended to with the H&S representative.
  • Analysing training needs in conjunction with departmental managers.
  • Assist with carrying out of training.
  • General administration.
  • Accurate and timely completion of monthly HR Reports.
  • Enhance employer / employee relationship.
  • Developing with line managers HR planning strategies, which consider immediate and long term staff requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric (Grade 12) qualification.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or similar qualification and/or experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of local labour laws – LRA, BCEA, EEA, OHSA.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Valid Code 08 drivers licence and own reliable transport essential.


  • Organisational.
  • Time Management.
  • Communication.
  • Interpersonal.
  • Analytical.
  • Negotiation.
  • Interviewing.


  • Planning and Organising.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Interpersonal Sensitivity.
  • Adaptability.
  • Verbal & Written Communication.


Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.