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Intern – Human Resources

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Intern - Human Resources

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

What you will gain with your internship at Mitra:

  • Be a part of a rigorous technical recruitment function.
  • Exposure to all HR functions and contribute to enhancing them with your own ideas and creativity.
  • Exposure to managing internal stakeholders to succeed in delivering HR results
  • Play a front end role in organizing industry events and recruitment drives

What you will do:

  • Screen potential employees’ resumes and application forms to identify suitable candidates to fill company job vacancies.
  • Organize interviews with shortlisted candidates.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and assist recruitment team to select the most suitable candidate
  • Update HRIS accurately
  • Coordinating new hire orientations.
  • Respond to staff inquiries regarding HR policies, employee benefits, and other HR-related matters.
  • Maintain strong relationship with internal stakeholders
  • Attend to any other tasks assigned by the Associate Manager – HR

What we are looking for in the ideal candidate:

  • Reading for or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in HRM/Business Management/Engineering/Physical Science or Professional qualifications in CIM/CIMA/PQHRM or any recognized qualification.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent team player with good communication skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude

General Responsibilities

Flexibility: The post holder may be required to work at any of the Mitra sites in line with service & operational needs. The post holder may be required to undertake such other duties temporarily, or on a continuing basis as may be required commensurate with this role. This may include periods of time working on client premises and / or internationally.

Confidentiality, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Computer Misuse: All staff must ensure confidentiality and security of information dealt with in the course of performing their duties. They must comply with and keep up to date with Mitra policies and legislation on confidentiality, data protection, freedom of information and computer misuse. Any matter of a confidential nature, particularly information relating to customers or other members of staff, must not, under any circumstances, be divulged or passed on
to any unauthorized persons. This duty extends after employment ceases.

Communication: All staff should be able to communicate effectively and in line with Mitra style of communications.

Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management: All staff are required to adhere to and act consistently with all relevant health and safety legislation and procedures in order to ensure that their own and the health, safety and security of others is maintained. This will include identifying and reporting all risks to health and safety, security of equipment and property.

Equality and Diversity: Actively promote Mitra’s commitment to equality and diversity by treating all colleagues and customers with dignity and respect.
Mandatory, job related training and personal development: Take a proactive approach to own personal development in order to ensure that skills are aligned to the demands of the role as it evolves and develops to meet the organization’s changing needs.

Data Quality: It is the responsibility of all employees to ensure data is of a high-quality standard, in order to support Mitra in providing a quality service. Data must be accurate, valid, reliable, timely, relevant and complete.

Standards of Business Conduct: It is the responsibility of all employees to conduct all businessin an open, honest and ethical manner. Mitra is committed to acting with integrity in all its dealings and relationships with customers, partners and other organizations

To apply, please email your CVs to