People and Culture Graduate Intern

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Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity.

We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.

People and Culture Graduate Intern

Reporting to the Country People and Culture Specialist. The primary objective of this internship is to give a recent graduate experience and exposure in the practical aspects of People and Culture.


  • Assist with any on-going recruitments, interviews preparations, new staff onboarding etc.
  • Raise requisitions for the People and Culture department.
  • Draft Enumerators contracts and following up on enumerators allowances payments.
  • Follow up with Program Areas for Resignations, End of contract-process exits, closing PAFs and Cash in lieu of Leave.
  • Conduct Reference checks for newly recruited staff and file documents accordingly.
  • Assist in preparation of Induction Plans and support with staff training.
  • Ensures that Employee Files are complete with all documents required ie hiring package, personal certificates ,PAFs, Inductions etc.
  • Support with retrieving internal and external audit documents.
  • Ensuring that all payroll data is on file.
  • Responsible for minute taking during People and Culture Meetings.
  • Promotes and abides by Plan policies and procedures including but not limited to: Gender equality mainstreaming, Child Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct and the related mandatory reporting responsibilities.


  • Recent graduate with a Higher National Diploma or Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in HR Administration work
  • Knowledge of HR practices
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize tasks


  • Good communication and organization skills with ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality.


  • Appreciation of child rights


We are open and accountable

  1. Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  2. Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  3. Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  4. Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  5. Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organization for all children, girls & young people.

We strive for lasting impact

  1. Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  2. Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  3. Focuses resources to drive change and maximize long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  4. Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

  1. Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  2. Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  3. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  4. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

  1. We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential.
  2. We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge equality in our programs and our workplace.
  3. We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and change their own lives.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

This position is open to Zimbabwean nationals

Location: Harare

Type of role: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 22 May 2024


Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.


Harare, Zimbabwe
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