MMI Holdings

South Africa

HR Internship

The Programme

Execute various administrative processes and support the HR team in delivering a consistent HR service that empowers the business.

What You Will Do

  • Provide administration support for the employee relations process.
  • File and maintain all relevant employee relations related documentation (e.g. CCMA, etc.).
  • 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.
  • Request benchmarks from central compensation for relevant roles, follow up and document feedback.
  • 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.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders .
  • Deliver on service level agreements made with clients and internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that client expectations are managed.
  • Make recommendations to improve client service and fair treatment of clients within area of responsibility.
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service.
  • Develop and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with peers and stakeholders.
  • Positively influence and participate in change initiatives.
  • Continuously developing own expertise in terms of professional, industry and legislation knowledge.
  • Contribute to continuous innovation through the development, sharing and implementation of new ideas.
  • Take ownership for driving career development.
  • Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency.
  • Manage financial and other company resources under your control with due respect.
  • Provide input into the risk identification processes and communicate recommendations in the appropriate forum.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Understands how the business operates, what the key issues and risks are that drives business success; and how they impact on the commercial viability of potential ventures and the profitability of the Group.
  • Anticipates, meets and exceeds client’s needs by creating long lasting relationships that support the client value proposition, supports their financial wellness and ensures client centricity.
  • Drive a sense of urgency, focus, accountability, agility and execution to deliver business results.
  • Actively leads change, does what is right for the business and drives continuous improvement through innovation.
  • Prioritises the business interests of MMI and invests in the success of the group by aligning effort across divisions.
  • Persuades, convinces, influences and inspires others, both within MMI and externally to win support, loyalty and gain commitment to the purpose of MMI.
  • Manages self and relationships with others effectively and provides perspective in difficult situations.
  • Is sensitive to individual and cultural similarities and differences and demonstrates humility and an openness to engage people from diverse backgrounds and cultures to the mutual benefit of all parties concerned.