Sasol – Organizational and Industrial Psychology Internship

The successful candidate will be joining the HR team as well as perform tasks related to the Safety, Health and Environmental area. These tasks and responsibilities include the following:

  • Conduct incident investigation, root cause analysis and provide input about organizational, personal and workplace factors
  • Provide assistance with the business in applying the human failure causation model
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative diagnostics to determine the existing safety climate
  •  Develop organizational structures that will help increased efficiency and performance
  • Develop a behavioral and technical matrix
  • Develop and update profiles and draft OJT training manuals
  • Assist in designing job assessments and simulations for analyzing competencies
  • Assist in performing company-wide skills audit
  • Design and execute change management processes as new company policies are introduced
  • Work with managers on improving management skills
  • Keep employee satisfaction survey up to date
  • Hold focus groups in line with ESI survey results and design appropriate interventions
  • Perform recruitment and screening including competency-based interviews
  • Observe in hearings as well as provide advice regarding  the company’s code of conduct
  • Go to labor court for a least a day.
  • Create and develop induction and orientation for managers and supervisors
  • Provide assistance with performance management sessions through coaching about handling team performance HR processes
  • Take part in basic counselling intervention or sending employees to relevant professionals
  • Participate in creating safety induction video
  • Take part in drafting and creating a range of educational workshops for employees (e.g. financial literacy, workplace conduct, health)
  • Create summaries, detailed selection and progress reports as per job requirements
  • Generate feedback on assessment results
  • Create job assessments

What are the requirements?

Only applicants who satisfy the following minimum requirements will be considered for the internship programme:

  • Must hold a postgraduate degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with dissertation completed and submitted for examination
  • Registered with the HPCSA as an Industrial and Organizational Psychology student
  • Must have some background in Industrial and Organizational  psychology
  • Work background or has done academic research about safety, health, environment, medico-legal environment is a definite advantage
  • Possess a broad and thorough knowledge of Organizational and Industrial Psychology
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Intermediate skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Assertive with solid communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Passionately committed to organizational psychology

How do I apply?

To apply for the Sasol – Organizational and Industrial Psychology Internship CLICK HERE

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 9 Novemner 2019. Consider your application as unsuccessful if you do not receive feedback 30 days after the closing date.

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