Human Resource Officer (AA)

Atlantis, Cape Town
Posted 1 month ago

Area:  Atlantis, Cape Town

Salary:  Market Related


Brief Description:

A multinational giant in the manufacturing / engineering sector is seeking to recruit a HR Officer fulfil the function of right-hand person to the HR Manager.


Supports the Human Resources function and the overall business objective by ensuring compliance with relevant legislation through effective recruitment and selection processes, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures, managing the disciplinary and administrative processes, as well as the company’s Employment Equity and BBBEE processes and requirements.



  • National Diploma in Human Resources – non-negotiable
  • Trained as SDF
  • Office Administration
  • Matric – non-negotiable


Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive experience dealing with the MEIBC bargaining council – essential!
  • Solid IR (industrial relations) experience – essential!
  • Proficient on all Microsoft packages,
  • Sound knowledge of Labour Relations, the Labour Relations Act,
  • Sound knowledge of Employment Equity Act,
  • Sound knowledge of BBBEE requirements in terms of Skills Development, Management Control and the BBBEE Verification processes,
  • Good technical ability (relative to HR discipline)
  • Sound knowledge of disciplinary enquiries, grievance processes, appeals procedures,
  • Knowledgeable in representing the company at Conciliation and arbitration,
  • Sound knowledge in effective recruitment and on boarding procedures,
  • Knowledgeable in various internal auditing process from external parties,
  • South African citizens only!


Job Description:

  • Managing general office administration,
  • Effective control of all HR related information,
  • Managing the disciplinary process, drafting notices, preparing for cases, collecting evidence, including bundles, presenting cases,
  • Representing the company at conciliation and arbitration will be an advantage,
  • Presenting training in company policies and procedures,
  • Managing the company’s Employment Equity process,
  • Coordinating the company’s BBBEE compliance in terms of Management Control, SED, and SD elements,
  • Working in a highly unionized environment,
  • Understanding Bargaining Councils, Main Agreements other collective agreements,
  • In applying all MS Office package to a proficient level,
  • Managing employee wellness programs,


Recruitment, Selection and Onboarding:

  • In collaboration with Department Heads ensure that accurate job descriptions are in place,
  • In collaboration with HR Manager, provide advice and support with the drafting and preparation of job specifications and job descriptions,
  • Ensure that company recruitment processes are followed and properly executed and that all relevant documentation is completed,
  • Support the review, preparation, development and implementation of procedures and policies on staff recruitment,
  • Prepare internal and external Job Adverts,
  • Liaise with recruitment agencies and labor brokers,
  • Assist with the screening and shortlisting of CV’s
  • Coordinate and participate in competency based interview processes to identify suitable candidates
  • Conduct reference checks as needed,
  • Conduct criminal checks as needed,
  • Arrange pre-employment medical assessments for possible candidates when required,
  • Inform unsuccessful applicants
  • Prepare offer of employment for successful candidates,
  • Draft employment contracts,
  • Coordinate the on-boarding/induction process
  • Coordinate the probationary process and ensure probationary reviews are held,


Industrial Relations:

  • In collaboration with the HR Manager, coordinate all disciplinary matters, including but not limited to;
  • drafting and issuing of warnings,
  • attending grievance meetings,
  • attending appeals,
  • Liaising with IR consultants,
  • Ensure accurate record keeping of all disciplinary related processes,
  • Ensure speedy resolution of all disciplinary enquiries, grievances and appeals,
  • Representing the company at CCMA/MEIBC for conciliation or arbitration, if required,
  • Educate and give active support to first line managers in dealing with disciplinary matters with the motive to eliminating the element of risk,
  • Educate employees on company disciplinary code to avoid misconducts,
  • Manage all performance related as well as incapacity processes together with employees and their managers,
  • Assist in providing basic counselling to staff who have performance related obstacles,
  • Conduct exit interviews with employees who have resigned,
  • Provide group trainings and facilitations as required,


Compliance and Administration:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation through effective administration of the following, but not limited to;
  • Employment Equity;
  • Scheduling and coordinating EE Committee meetings,
  • Updating of EE information (on the HR Information system),
  • In collaboration with the HR Manager complete the EE reports,
  • Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment;
  • Ensure BBBEE goals in terms of Training and Development and SED are understood and executed,
  • Ensure that all relevant BBBEE information is collated in a database format for ease of reference and reporting,
  • Manage and coordinate social responsibility initiatives,
  • Employee benefit administration;
  • Ensure all employee benefit related information is up to date,
  • Interact with third party and benefit fund administrators to ensure all processes, documents and communication is up to date,
  • Maintaining of employee folders and employee information,
  • Managing interns and internship agreements,
  • Maintaining and updating HR visuals in plant,
  • Assist with the completions of HR related reports,


Employee Wellness:

  • Initiate employee wellness programs to promote and facilitate positive employee relations,
  • Coordinate employee support programs,
  • Coordinate company social events,


Professional Relations:


All staff, Management, Employment Equity Committee, Trade Union Representation



Recruitment Agents, Training Providers, Merseta, Service Providers, Benefit Fund Administrators, CCMA, MEIBC, Department of Labour, Auditors, Trade Unions, Labour Consultants


If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Job Features

Job CategoryHuman Resources, Manufacturing, Renewable Energy

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