Shoprite: Human Resource Internship Programme 2024

Shoprite invites unemployed individuals who meet all the relevant criteria to apply for human resource Internship programme.

We are focused on building Human Resource careers with a strong focus on retail experience in order to create great career opportunities in the People space in our business. To this end, we are looking for recent Human Resource Graduates to join our Retail Trainee Manager programme, which runs approximately 12 months.

The programme is a practical introduction to our working culture and environment, for graduates to understand all the daily operations involved in running a retail store, with a dual focus on completing the trainee manager programme and providing support to the Regional People Partner. 


  • Perform Trainer Manger duties, whilst shadowing the Regional People Partner. 
  • Execute HR duties as required, under the supervision of the Regional People Manager.
  • Learn the employee benefits program including pensions, paid time off, and other benefits offered by the company.
  • Achieve store sales and profit targets through effective execution of divisional strategies.
  • Execute customer service excellence through every aspect of the store, including store appearance, display of merchandise, product placement, story layout, and selling procedures.
  • Respond to customer complaints in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and report on performance and sales against daily targets.
  • Execute stock management procedures, including monitoring stock and inventory, and performing quality assurance of merchandise regularly.
  • Minimize stock loss through compliance with security measures, stock and cash handling procedures.
  • Implement pricing policies on merchandise Coordinate merchandise display and sales promotion activities.
  • Orders merchandise and prepare requisitions to replenish merchandise on hand. 


3 year National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Human Resource Management or
  • Labour Legislation.


  • 1 year work experience in a retail environment

Skills and competencies 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Resilience and adaptability.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Critically analyse information and use judgement to make decisions.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships.
  • High standard of work ethic.
  • The understanding and ability to enhance customer services
  • Excellent time management and adhering to set timelines.
  • Valid driver’s license

How to Apply

Click here to apply online for the Shoprite human resource Internship Programme