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Job title: HR Manager
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 18 March 2020
Job reference no: 1975435536

Job Description

A vacancy exists for a an HR Manager based in Mthatha, overseeing two entities based in Mthatha and Queenstown. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering on the HR strategy and for optimizing employee commitment, productivity and capability to support the achievement of business goals and efficiency. This will be done with and through the line by providing sound people management leadership, planning, policy/legislative interpretation, communication, developing sound relationships and change capability in line with the organisation's strategic objectives.

Minimum requirements / skills:

• A minimum of a three year Degree in Human Resources Management or a relevant HR qualification at NQF level 7
• 3+ years HR generalist experience
• Sound knowledge of HR practices and an understanding of SA legislative context
• Excellent Computer proficiency including basic knowledge of payroll systems
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
• Valid Driver’s license and own car essential
• Willingness to travel to Queenstown and East London on a regular basis

HR Leadership:
• Ensure local HR plan is aligned to Group HR strategy
• Visible HR leadership and partnership in the hospital
• Leadership influence, responsiveness and credibility
• Ensure HR best practices (including an effective line manager delivery model and effective change management)
• 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)
• Coach, guide and mentor managers and supervisors on HR / people management
• Partner with the line to ensure effective recruitment and sound processes
• Effective induction and on-boarding of employees
• Analysing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions

• Providing effective guidance 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 support, counsel and risk mitigation advice to management, line managers 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, understand issues and develop solutions

Employee Engagement and Enablement:
• Ensuring effective leadership engagement and enablement in the organisation to enhance the company EVP (including survey actions, 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, understand issues and develop solutions

HR Best Practices, Compliance and Risk Mitigation:
• Partnering with line managers to ensure best practices, policy and process compliance, successful HR / legal audits, mitigate HR risks
• Support Employee Services by ensuring good administration, accuracy, quality and achievement of deadlines (Kronos and payroll submission deadlines)
• Analysing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions

HR Projects:
• With the line, effectively drive and implement HR, Functional and Business projects
• Implementing effective change management plans for all major projects
• Partner with Senior Management to implement initiatives e.g., Capex, cost management, retention of key skills
• Analysing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions