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Job Title:  HR Intern

Job Number:  29249

Country: United Kingdom
Function: Human Resources
Level: Internship
Appointment Type: Fixed Term


Our Internship Programme offers you a great opportunity to gain real life HR experience in our Southampton office.

This internship will offer you a comprehensive learning experience to apply knowledge acquired in the classroom to real-world situations, as well as gain the skills and experience that is necessary to prepare the intern for a successful career in human resources. The Intern will support the Operations HR Business Partner for the delivery of business as usual tasks and also Global/functional HR projects in reward, talent and organisational effectiveness areas.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Supporting Line Managers for People Management practices in HR systems
  • Assisting with recruitment activities and coordination
  • Preparing presentations and analyses in line with people cycle requirements, mainly in the areas of performance management, salary reviews, development planning
  • Participating in projects and taking responsibilities in benchmarking, creation of project timelines, tracking them, sharing new ideas and information with other project members
  • Providing support in administering HR policies and procedures
  • Ensuring accurate and up to date data in HR information systems
  • Preparing periodical reporting, calculations and dashboards
  • Handling stakeholder requests and deliver quality solutions if able, or escalating the request to Operations HR Business Partner

Essential requirements

  • A genuine interest in Human Resources Management
  • Have completed or are on the verge of completing Bachelors’ Degree
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Possess good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Any prior HR / Project experience beneficial


British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT (Holdings) Ltd (GB70)

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