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Position: Intern: Group Talent, Organisational Development and Employee Wellbeing

Business Unit: Barloworld Corporate Office

Location: Sandton

Reporting to: Group Talent, Organisational Development and Employee Wellbeing

Overview: Job purpose and deliverables

Core purpose of the role

The graduate internship is aimed at providing young talent with a unique opportunity to gain hands-on professional experience that will prepare them for gainful employment whilst making a meaningful contribution to the organisation in the various areas of exposure.

Job Objectives/Key Responsibilities

Strategic / Financial

  • Effectively participate and contribute in organisational design initiatives (i.e. job design, grading, etc.) for effective execution of the organisation's strategic plan.
  • Effectively contribute in strategic talent matching and resourcing process design and implementation
  • Effectively contribute in organisational and talent development initiatives (i.e. mentorship and coaching programmes, etc.).
  • Effectively contribute in talent management efforts (i.e. succession planning, HiPo identification, talent analysis, etc.) in line with the organisation's business continuity and talent retention strategy.
  • Support the design and implementation of various employee experience and diagnostics initiatives.
  • Contribute in the design of initiatives and programmes aimed at improving organisational culture and employee engagement
  • Participate in projects aimed at enhancing employee well-being and optimizing talent performance.
  • Support change management strategies to help employees transition, adapt and adopt change.


  • Conduct data collection, accurate analysis and reporting on various IOP, OD, and wellbeing related diagnostics.
  • Coordinate and facilitate implementation of psychometric assessments and 360 Leadership assessments processes.
  • Support implementation and business understanding and adoption of related practices.
  • Render administrative function to the Group Talent, Organisational Development and Employee Wellbeing for delivery efficiency
  • Keep abreast of industry developments within area of practice for effective and competent learning and execution of responsibilities.

Stakeholders (internal & external customers, suppliers, shareholders, communities)

  • Closely engage and collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to manage and coordinate the delivery of specific related projects, plans and priorities.
  • Build relationships with relevant stakeholders in order to achieve OD, Talent and Wellbeing objectives. Employees

Internal and External customers

Internal Stakeholders

  • Needs analysis
  • Intervention implementation
  • Feedback/Reporting

External Stakeholders

  • Solutioning related
  • Delivery coordination


Overview: Essential individual competencies to be successful in the job

Academic qualifications


  • Honours in Industrial/Organisational/Research Psychology – Essential
  • Coaching Certification - Desirable
  • Change Management Certification - Desirable
  • Organisational Design Practitioner - Desirable
  • Organisational Design Practitioner - Desirable
  • Registered Psychometrist - Desirable

Work experience


  • No prior experience required



  • Job Design and Grading Principles
  • Organisational Development
  • Organisational Culture and Employee Wellbeing
  • Integrated Talent Management: Talent Identification – Matching – Development - Performance Optimisation
  • Succession Planning Principles
  • Psychometrics
  • Research Methodology



  • Working with Words
  • Working with Numbers
  • Learning Aptitude
  • Applying Rules
  • Discovering Rules
  • Report Writing
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Data Analytics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Coordinating with Others

ON, OR BEFORE: Thursday, 25th July 2024


Additional Notes

All positions are managed in line with the Company’s Diversity & Inclusion Plan. Please note that if you have not heard from the HC department within 14 days of this advert closing, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful.

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