Regional Human Resources Manager

at Life Healthcare
Location Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Human Resources
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A vacancy exists for a Regional Human Resources Manager in the Inland South Region reporting to the Regional Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible to work with and through the Business and Functions to deliver on the Group HR strategy whilst providing effective HR support to achieve the delivery of quality patient care and business efficiency in the region.


In addition, he/she will be required to provide professional HR leadership through business planning, policy interpretation, analytics, communication, change management, HR best practices and building effective HR services across all business units.


As this region is geographically spread, the successful candidate will be required to travel.


Critical Outputs

HR Leadership in the Business


Ensure that the regional HR strategy is aligned to the company HR strategy

Working closely with Regional and Functional leadership to achieve business and HR objectives

Visible HR leadership and partnerships in the region and hospitals

Effective leadership influence, impact, responsiveness and credibility

Ensure HR best practices (includes an effective line manager delivery model and change management)

An effective and performing Business HR delivery team

Analysing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions

Resourcing and Talent Management


Agree resourcing needs and implement strategies to attract, retain and develop employees (includes transformation, flexible staffing)

Effective training, development, talent and succession processes (including skills/WSP)

With the line, recruit for senior positions

Effective induction and on-boarding of employees

Coach and develop Business HR team

Analysing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions



Providing effective strategic leadership through influencing and the promotion of diversity

With the line, ensure effective Employment Equity/BBEEE planning, execution and legal compliance (including target setting and achievement)

Analysing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions

Effective Employee Relations


Ensuring engagement and communication structures are effectively managed with and through the line e.g., consultative forum, union representatives

Providing ER / IR support, council and risk mitigation advice to business partners and employees

Training all line managers / business partners on IR best practices and ensuring same are complied with

With line, effectively manage day to day ER / IR e.g. CCMA, wage negotiations

Analysing trends, metrics, understanding issues and developing solutions

Employee Engagement and Enablement


Ensuring effective leadership engagement and enablement in the business to enhance the company EVP (including surveys, reward & recognition, culture)

Ensuring employee productivity in the business (including performance and absence management)

Ensuring an effective and integrated employee wellness programme

Analysing trends, metrics, understanding issues and develop solutions

HR Best Practices, Compliance and Risk Mitigation


Partnering with the business to ensure best practices, policy and process compliance, successful HR / legal audits, mitigate HR risks

Analysing metrics, trends, understanding issues and developing solutions

HR Projects:


Take on and / or contribute to HR strategic projects

With the line, effectively drive and implement HR, Functional and strategic Business projects

Effectively leverage leaders in the business through influence, change management, accountability etc.

Analysing trends, metrics, understanding issues and develop solutions




A minimum of a 3-year Degree in Human Resources Management or a relevant HR qualification at NQF level 7

Proven experience in an HR business partner role (minimum 5 years in a generalist role)

Sound knowledge of generalist HR best practices

Understanding of SA legislative context where it impacts on HR

Knowledge and experience in Industrial Relations

Computer proficiency

Valid driver’s license and own car essential

Regular travel across the region




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills


Drive & action orientation

Excellence orientation

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading by example

Motivating and developing people

Ethical behaviour


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