Psychometrist internship opportunities at Old Mutual

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Old Mutual South Africa invites qualifying professionals to submit applications for the 2024 Psychometrist internship opportunities.

Closing Date: On-going

Location: Cape Town, ZA

Old Mutual is a firm believer in the African opportunity and our diverse talent reflects this.


Coordinate and administer psychometric assessments. Support the Assessment team in facilitating the assessment processes, and provide assessment feedback to individuals and business, under the supervision of the Supervising Psychologist.


Old Mutual is a premium African financial services organisation that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key market segments in 14 countries.

The lines of business include Life and Savings, Property and Casualty, Asset Management and Banking and Lending.

We are rooted in our purpose of Championing Mutually Positive Futures Every Day and believe that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.


Role Description / Key Performance Areas

Responsibilities and work outputs

  • Oversees candidate assessment processes (video-briefing) and administers assessments when required (responsible for candidate assessment experience)
  • Assists the Assessment Team in ensuring the offering of professional assessment services to clients across OML

  • Provides individual and management assessment feedback
  • Ensures that automated assessment reports are correct and appropriate recommendations are aligned to OML standards and requirements
  • Prepares individual and group assessment reports
  • Manages assessment projects and monitors delivery thereof

  • Proactively supports the Assessment Consultants in interacting with Human Capital Business Partners and Talent Management Specialists to anticipate and identify assessment needs within the different segments
  • Assists the Assessment Team in ensuring appropriate assessments are conducted in line with client needs

  • Supports the Assessment Consultant in integrating assessments across all HR practices.
  • Assists the Assessment Manager in Identifying and participating in research development initiatives within the Assessment Centre (validation research, trend analysis)


  • Honours Degree in Psychology Must be registered with the HPCSA as a Student Psychometrist (Independent Practice)
  • Must have completed, or currently completing a BA Industrial Psychology / BPsych equivalence course, by an accredited academic institution Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of the code of professional ethics of the HPCSA Knowledge of best practice in the field of psychometrics
  • Knowledge of relevant legislative frameworks which impact on psychological practice Sound understanding of psychometric properties

  • Clear knowledge and understanding of scope of practice Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)


  • Meeting Timescales
  • Examining Information
  • Establishing Rapport
  • Team Working
  • Checking Things
  • Providing Insights
  • Developing Expertise
  • Adopting Practical Approaches


Please tap/ click on the links below to access the Old Mutual careers portal and apply for this exciting opportunity at your preferred location.

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