Human Resource Graduate Trainee

Website Coca Cola Beverages Zambia

Closing Date2024/04/15
Reference NumberCCB240410-4
Job TitleHuman Resource Graduate Trainee
Job CategoryPeople and Culture
CompanyCoca-Cola Beverages Zambia
Job TypeFixed Term (Temporary)
Location – CountryZambia
Location – ProvinceNot Applicable
Location – Town / CityLusaka
Job DescriptionCoca-Cola Beverages Zambia is a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, the eighth-largest Coca-Cola bottling partner worldwide by revenue and the biggest on the African continent.

Coca-Cola Beverages Zambia seeks dynamic HR Graduates! If you’re passionate about HR, communication-savvy, and eager to learn, we have two exciting positions for you. As an HR Graduate Trainee, you’ll rotate through different HR functions, gaining valuable experience.

Key Duties & ResponsibilitiesAs an HR Graduate Trainee working in a department with various functions, you’ll gain valuable experience across different areas of human resources. Here are the key responsibilities you’ll be involved in during your rotations.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Assist in analysing and updating compensation inputs.
  • Help administer employee benefits programs.
  • Support the team in addressing employee queries related to compensation and benefits.
  • Manage and update HR databases internally with different information such as new hires, terminations, sick leaves, Maternity leave, disciplinary records and annual leave.

Learning and Development:

  • Collaborate with L&D specialists to organize training sessions and workshops.
  • Assist in creating training materials and coordinating training logistics.
  • Help track employee development progress and evaluate training effectiveness.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of employee development programs.

Employee Services:

  • Handle employee inquiries related to policies, procedures, and general HR matters.
  • Being the first point of contact for employees on any HR related queries
  • Prepare, manage and store paperwork for HR policies and procedures.
  • Assist with onboarding new employees, ensuring a smooth transition.
  • Maintain employee records and update databases.
  • Coordinate employee engagement initiatives (e.g., wellness programs, team-building activities).

Labour Relations:

  • Learn about labor laws and regulations.
  • Assist in managing employee grievances and disputes.
  • Support the HR team in collaborating with the union or employee representatives.
  • Help maintain positive employee relations within the organization.


  • Collaborate with recruiters to source and screen potential candidates.
  • Participate in interviews and assessment.
  • Assist in drafting job descriptions and posting job openings.
  • Contribute to the recruitment process from start to finish.
Skills, Experience & Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources with a merit / distinction
  • Member of ZIHRM
  • Good MS office skills
  • Less than 1 year of job experience
  • Graduated with a university degree within the last 18 months
  • Completed high school in or after 2018.
  • Less than 1 year job experience
  • Business acumen.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Highly professional standards of integrity and customer service.
  • High energy levels, self-motivated and displays initiative.

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