Kerridge Commercial Systems SA Celebrates One Year Milestone of Intern Program

Kerridge Commercial Systems South Africa (KCS SA), industry leading ERP, Retail and Business Management software provider for Distributors, Wholesalers, Retailers and the Plant, Tool and Equipment Hire industry, is excited to celebrate a successful first year of its intern program.

The program started in October 2020 and was the first pilot of its kind for KCS SA. The company took on a group of interns which is an important contribution to the industry, in terms of skills development, it supports woman in leadership in South Africa as the majority of the interns have been integrated into Kerridge Commercial Systems Global Support department, headed up by Jolene Cusens, in addition to growing our cloud team with two interns as this is an important solution for our customers.

The intern program in South Africa, supports KCS’ drive towards creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for people from all backgrounds. We are guided by our MICT SETA and MENTORSHIP has been key to the success of our Internship Program. Each intern was allocated a certified and dedicated mentor, to assist with growth and learning opportunities which has proven to be extremely successful.

The industry leading software provider is excited to announce that nine interns have passed their internship and will join the business on a permanent basis.

“We are so excited to welcome our interns as permanent members of the Global Support and Cloud team. It’s been such a great year of growth and continuous learning and they really have proven themselves as valuable team members so we look forward to having them on board as they start their permanent journey with us.” Said Jolene Cusens, Service Delivery Director at Kerridge Commercial Systems South Africa.

The program has proven to be a leading initiative for the company to such an extent that we have taken on another group of interns, which started in early October 2021.

Giuseppe Martini, MD for Kerridge Commercial Systems South Africa commented, “We are very pleased that our first intern program has been so successful! Our first intern team surpassed our expectations so much so that they will be joining the KCS group on a full time basis and will be handing the baton over to a new group of interns.”