|Location||Pretoria, South Africa|
A vacancy exists for an HR Manager position, based at Head Office in Dunkeld reporting to the Regional HR Manager. The successful candidate will work with the Regional HR Manager to provide HR generalist support to Head Office and to the Life Health Solutions business. This will be done with and through the line by providing sound people management leadership, planning, policy/legislative interpretation, communication, IR, developing sound relationships and change capability in line with Life Healthcare strategic objectives.
As Business Units are geographically spread, the successful candidate will be required to travel extensively.
Ensure sound people management through leadership, teamwork, collaboration, and communication by:
Partnering with HoD’s/line managers to align people management with the HR strategy
Building sound professional and trusting relations with all customers i.e., line and employees
Ensuring HR best practices are complied with
Working closely with and through the line managers to achieve business objectives
Identifying problematic HR trends, develop risk mitigation solutions and implement.
Conducting training for managers on Human Resources related topics.
Ensure effective attraction, resourcing, and retention of talent by:
Working with the line to identify resourcing needs and implement strategies to attract, source and retain talent
Supporting line managers with the implementation of retention initiatives for mission critical skills
Monitoring termination trends, reporting and finding solutions with the line
Facilitating effective productivity of employees through performance, wellness, and absence management by:
Driving and ensuring effective performance and absence management processes
Driving and ensuring effective employee wellness initiatives are accessible and used by employees and managers
Identifying anomalies/trends and manage effectively e.g., poor performance
Ensuring that effective talent management, diversity initiatives are implemented by:
Driving the implementation of talent and succession management processes
Ensuring that the skills development processes are effectively driven
Working with the line to drive the recruitment and development of EE candidates
Working with HoD’s/line managers to achieve a diverse workforce
Effective employee relations through sound ER/IR practices and communication structures by:
Providing support, council and advice to line managers and employees on people ER/IR issues
Ensuring that communication structures are effectively managed with and through the line e.g., Consultative Forum
Providing training to line managers on IR to ensure all disciplinary and grievance matters are managed per the company processes.
Represent the company at the CCMA and in any trade union engagements
Ensuring effective change and HR initiatives/project management by:
Driving (planning, organising, and monitoring) the implementation of projects
Ensuring effective change / HR management plans are in place for all projects
Partner with business to implement local and specific initiatives e.g., organisation redesign
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
Minimum of 3 to 5 years proven IR & HR generalist management experience with at least 2 years in an HR management role
Understanding of SA legislative context where it impacts on HR
Sound knowledge of HR practices
Sound knowledge and experience in Industrial Relations
Strong interpersonal and self-management skills
Valid driver’s license and owning a car essential
Extensive and regular travel to the business, which will include days away at a times
Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
Verbal & written communication skills
Drive & action orientation
Leading by example
Motivating and developing people
Interested candidates can send their CV