BAT: Human Resources Internships 2022 / 2023

BAT: Human Resources Internships 2022 / 2023

BAT is inviting suitably qualified and interested graduates to apply for Human Resources Internship Programme 2022 / 2023.

Internship Location: South Africa

Internship Closing Date: Not specified

BAT South Africa is looking for an HR intern – in operations to join their team in Heideberg.

To achieve the ambition, they have set for ourselves, BAT is looking for colleagues who are ready to live their ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!


  • Appropriate 3-years B-degree
  • 1-2 years in HR administrator or relevant experience
  • Experience in working with HR systems (SuccessFactors) will be an added advantage
  • Fluent English language ability
  • Sound knowledge of Human Resources Practices and procedures
  • Business knowledge and an understanding of the impact of HR on other business functions
  • Knowledge and experience of working with typical Operations functions
  • Sound knowledge of appropriate labor legislation, e.g., Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Labor Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and being a ‘team player’ are essential.
  • High level of attention to detail, thorough analytical skills, rational decision-making, objectivity, planning, and organizing.



To support the HR Operations with HR Administrative services and serve to ensure an alignment between HR Strategy and the business unit and the delivery of appropriate people support functions.


  • The role will act as the link between the HRBP & the allocated functions, ensuring a high level of service excellence and support.
  • Engage with and advise Line Managers regarding HR-related practices, policies, and procedures and enhance the established business relationship.
  • Coordinate and co-facilitate career development and succession planning processes for the allocated functions by:
  • Preparing for and supporting the functional Talent Sop/TRM’s.
  • Taking follow-up actions as a result of Talent Sop Compiling resourcing needs based on Talent Sop
  • Providing input to the consolidated functional Talent Sop Tracking action plans based on outcomes of Talent Sop
  • Support the HRBP in facilitating the Performance Management processes (performance planning, monitoring, and review) for allocated functions to enhance the performance culture.
  • Support the HRBP in communicating, assisting, and consulting with Line Managers regarding IR issues to ensure fair labour practices and positive morale.
  • Coordinate and co-facilitate the management of the employee life cycle ensuring compliance with BAT policies and procedures.
  • In consultation with Senior HRBP’s, assists in the development and implementation of strategies to embed HR common platforms and best practices that will ensure self-sufficiency in the local context.
  • Participates fully as a project member on identified HR projects for the Area.
  • Org chart management and HC tracking
  • Support the business’ Diversity and Inclusion pillar Provides administrative support to the HR Business partner on Employment Equity and BBBEE
  • Provides administrative support to the HR Business partner on OD renewal processes, e.g. restructuring
  • Provide administrative and coordination support to HRBP as required during the preparation and implementation phase of various HR projects.

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