13 February 2021

SHL HR Internship 2021

Description: SHL is inviting graduates to apply for HR Internship 2021. 

If you are interested in kickstarting your career in HR while acquiring global knowledge and gaining deep insights on how SHL approaches activities across the HR value chain, SHL would like you to be part of the team. 

We are offering a 12-month internship to an HR intern. You will be working closely with the HR Business Partner and assisting with local and global requests, administrative and all HR related tasks. 

As we launch our exciting new go to market strategy there is no better time than to join SHL and be a part of this exciting journey.

This role is based at our office in Centurion, Gauteng.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Undertake office administrative tasks, including typing of correspondence and other documentation as requested.
  • Assisting the HR Business Partner with first line advice for HR queries for South African Employees.
  • Supporting Talent Management projects in line with departmental KPI’s.
  • Supporting HR Business Partner on global and local practice implementation.
  • Assisting the HR Business Partner with regional HR support on general inquiries such as leave allowance, performance management process, benefits, and some global practice implementations, etc.
  • Maintaining the HRIS database (Sage) and ensuring that staff details are kept accurate. Liaising with the HRIS team to ensure records are kept up-to-date and changes are processed in a timely manner.
  • Preparing documentation as required for starters, leavers and transferees and be involved with all aspects of starter and leaver processes – such as payroll, benefits, policies sign off, allowances, sponsorship, learnerships, etc.
  • Assist the HR Business Partner and prepare the annual report for relevant compliance requirements such as BBBEE, Employment Equity report, Skills Development Reporting (FASSET) etc.


  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Highly accurate with excellent attention to detail.
  • IT literate (MS Office).


  • Grade 12 and currently studying towards a HR qualification
  • A degree in HR/Industrial Psychology would be advantageous

SHL is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by national, federal, state, or local laws.  

We also commit to opening all roles to our internal and external talent pools. 

To minimize bias in hiring decisions, we use SHL assessment tools to objectively assess each job candidate to establish their fit to the role, and our culture and values.