Nov 14

HR Intern (Durbanville, Cape Town)

A well established and dynamic HR and Recruitment Services Company based in Durbanville, Northern Suburbs, Cape Town is looking for a HR Intern on a full time permanent basis. Good compensation package on offer with excellent commission structures and career advancement opportunities. This is a non-EE position and candidates that live in the surrounding areas will get preference. We are looking for a fresh graduate with preferably a HR qualification. Training will be provided.

You will report directly to the Talent Acquisition Business Manager and the HR Manager. As a HR Intern you will be responsible for the HR function in particular Talent Acquisition (Recruitment) attracting candidates and matching them to temporary or permanent positions with client companies. You will work with client companies, building relationships in order to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements. We are looking for someone that will stay with us for the long run. You will have the opportunity to learn and build your career.

The HR Intern will attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a range of media, as
well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals. They screen candidates, interview them, do background checks and finally match them to their clients. Consultants also provide advice to candidates on salary levels and career opportunities.


As the HR Intern you will be the vital link between the Talent Acquisition Business Manager, the HR Manager and candidates. The role is demanding and diverse and involves:

– Using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies;

– Marketing services to clients and intern brining in new positions;

– Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, plus their work culture and environment;

– Networking and sourcing is our main focus, although you will advertise positions for time to time by
drafting and placing adverts in a range of media, for example newspapers, websites, magazines;

– Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates
and employers;

– Headhunting by means of identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work;

– Using candidate databases to match the right person to the client’s vacancy;

– Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and candidate assessments and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client;

– Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to
the client;

– Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question;

– Preparing correspondence to candidates regarding open positions;

– Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client;

– Informing candidates about the results of their interviews;

– Offering advice to candidates career progression;

– Working towards and exceeding targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value
to be billed to clients or business leads generated;

– Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment


– Matric

– HR Qualification

Applying for this position:

Only open to South African citizens. If you are interested in this great career opportunity, please send your CV with position title as reference to