Old Mutual South Africa job vacancy: Psychometrist Intern

Old Mutual South Africa is recruiting for an exciting career opprotunity: Psychometrist Intern.

Closing date: 29 May 2024


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

Careers at Old Mutual South Africa

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.

Old Mutual is rooted in its purpose of Championing Mutually Positive Futures Every Day and believe that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.

Internship Job Purpose

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

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)


Key competencies that would support you in fulfilling this role include:

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

How to Apply

You apply online for this exciting career opportunity. To apply for jobs at Old Mutual South Africa, follow the easy guide:

  1. Visit the Old Mutual South Africa careers page and locate this Intern vacancy.
  2. Read through all job specs and requirements. If you meet the majority of requirements, proceed and apply.

We wish you all the best in your quest to land a career at Old Mutual South Africa!

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