Human Resource Intern


HRD Coordinator – 18 months Fixed Term Contract

Business Unit / Group Function:
Human Resources
Swartklip, South Africa
Reference Id:
Experience / Work Type:
Associate / Fixed Term Employee
Closing Date:
16 July, 2021


Company Description:

Join us in this exciting opportunity as a Human Resources Development Coordinator to co-ordinate training interventions at Mortimer Smelter Operation as a support to grow our staff.

You’ll look after our most important resource. Our people.

Anglo American has a portfolio of world-class mining operations. We mine, process, move and market the essential ingredients that enable a cleaner, more connected world and that meet fast growing consumer-driven demands for products from smartphones to electric cars. Our basic materials build homes, offices, railways and airports, and our diamonds fulfil people’s dreams.


Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world – from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:

This role is responsible for the coordination of production, engineering and service related technical training through an accredited learning delivery system.

You will provide effective Human Resource Development process services to support the achievement of plans and ensure a smooth and effective management of systems.

You will also be liaising and engaging with the operational HOD’s on delivery priorities.

As part of this role, you will have the opportunity to provide expert advice, support employees and operational departments alike by coordinating the training needs analysis, planning, assessments, moderation and compilation of training reports of employees.

Part of this role will be to manage operational contractor training and coordinate & evaluate external training providers.

This role is in the Human Resource Development Department and is at a Band 6 level reporting to the Manager Production.

  • OD ETDP level 5 Higher certificate
  • Assessor and Moderator Certificates
  • NQF 6 OD ETDP Diploma will be advantageous
  • Risk Management Certification – advantageous
  • Relevant Management Programme will be advantageous


  • 5 years processing (smelting) experience including 2 years HRD experience
  • Projects experience – Advantageous
  • Operating Model implementation experience – Advantageous
Additional information:

What we offer  

When you join Anglo American you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, but more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We are a large, successful multinational company – and we are still growing all the time.

Who we are

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

How we are committed to your safety 

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

Background checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

Closing Date: 16/07/2021