Anthony Kettle
Oct 7, 2020
Atlantis, Cape Town, South Africa
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Engineering company seeks an HR Officer to manage 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.


You must have excellent IR skills and have worked in a big Engineering company.

MEIBC and Union experience.

A minimum of a National Diploma in Human Resources be trained as SDF and have excellent admin skills.

Preference will be given to an African Male or Female.

You will support 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


Knowledge and Training:

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

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


Experienced in:

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


Roles and Responsibilities:

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 labour 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 applicant

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; draughting and issuing of warnings, attend grievance meetings, attend to appeals, lease 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:


employee wellness

programs to promote and facilitate positive employee relations

Coordinate employee support programs

Coordinate company social events


Physical Environment

Office Environment but will also be required to interact with employees on the shop floor


Other Conditions:

Fast paced, pressurized environment


Preferred Profile:


Must be a good communicator, both in writing and orally

Excellent organisational skills

Must be able to work under pressure

Must be willing and able to work long hours when required

Self-motivated, focused and task-driven

Good technical ability (relative to HR discipline)

High organization and planning ability

Ability to prioritize workload effectively and works with a sense of urgency

Able to work to high levels of accuracy with an eye for detail


Preference will be given to an African Male or Female to meet the company’s BBEEE requirements


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