HR Manager

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: Salary R500k to R600k per annum + benefits
Recruiter: Tibidi Business Strategies
Job Ref: HRM
Date posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Summary: The Human Resource Manager is responsible for the development, maintenance, administration, and effective management of the Human Resources function at the Company.



Job Description


·         B Tech Degree or Three year National Diploma (NQF 5 with a concentration in Human Resource Related subjects (Human Resource Management III, Industrial relations, Organizational Psychology / Behaviour III, Strategic Human Resource Management, Labour Law I essential ); secondary subjects in Development Psychology, Community and Social Psychology, Sociology, Accounting, Economics, Business Economics, Sociology and Anthropology, Commercial Law I, Operations Management I, will be beneficial as well;

·         7 years HR experience of which 3 in generalist role

·         Proven track record in handling BBBEE and industrial relations matters at plant level in South Africa context as well as sound understanding of collective bargaining at industry and plant level,.

·         Experience in benefits and policy harmonization in acquisition integration  will be advantageous;

·         Preferably able to manage diversity across the Africa continent (direct reports in other countries) and able to demonstrate knowledge of major cultural models and systems;

·         Good knowledge of RSA labour law relating to collective and individual levels (legislation- EEA, LRA, BCEA, BBBEE, OHSA, SDA, SDLA, Constitution, UIFA, COIDA, all codes of practice, and key precedent case law as well as experience in dispute resolution, individual labour law / employment law,

·         Sound understanding of Compensation and Benefits Planning and Administration (training and experience in software payroll management application, i.e. VIP or Pastel preferred).

·         Broad-based business skills and perspectives with demonstrated high-level problem-solving abilities;

·         A team player with excellent planning, interpersonal and organizational skills, and ability to interact effectively with all levels within and outside the company; 

·         Experience in dispute resolution (mediations, arbitrations, representations  at Bargaining Council and other legal tribunals) and internal disciplinary and work performance counseling mechanisms essential;

·         Professional registrations with HR institutions beneficial;

·         Knowledge of Psychometric instruments, basic personality psychology and aptitude testing preferred;



·         Conscientious with willingness to work additional hours; able to multitask and operate in high workload / high pressurized environment essential/  (resilience) willingness to subordinate to company goals and interests;

·         High energy level and organization skills (time keeping and prioritization);

·         Able to skillfully handle industrial relations matter and effectively manage conflict (latent as well as high level group and interpersonal conflict)

·         Display energy and persona able to drive change;

·         Good business acumen knowledge and computer skills

·         Team leadership, coaching, mentoring and motivation, collaborative approach to team working

·         Team player in a matrix organization, able to deal with complexity

·         Innovative, able to listen and get customers’ needs and relate to reality

·         Good interpersonal and communication skills

·         Able to work independently and interact with people at all levels within and outside the company

·         Positive outlook and personality, able to get things done

·         Ability to gain the trust and respect of peers and supervisors

·         Change management skills and previous expertise essential

·         Project Management experience beneficial

·         Knowledge of job analysis, job evaluation and compensation planning advantageous;

·         Numeracy skills at Grade 12 level (Must have well developed numerical skills, i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, ratios and percentages)

·         Attention to detail;

·         Excel skills at intermediate level essential – demonstrate ability to use Excel in analyzing and managing critical data;

·         Fluency in English both in terms of verbal and written communications; 

·         Ability to draft HR policy documents essential- able to demonstrate knowledge of best HR Practices in a South African / Africa context as well as ability to draft practical policies and work procedures that are compliant with South African legislation / ensure that Company is legally complaint and that staff and line managers adhere to processes;

·         Literate in Major African Language an advantage, but not essential


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