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|Job policy:||Employment Equity position|
Human resources division
Human resources practitioner
Purpose: The incumbent will be required to manage the delivery of a strategy-aligned, comprehensive, pro-active, and integrated HR advisory service with a focus on staff matters in the allocated environment.
Strategic workforce planning:
- Co-developing a client specific staff plan to improve staff retention, succession planning and the improvement of staff mobility;
- Monitoring the Employment Equity (EE) plan within the environment;
- Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of the client base through continuous engagement;
- Recruiting and advising on sourcing high calibre candidates to fulfil strategic requirements;
- Ensuring accuracy of the appointment process in terms of the Labour Legislation, Code for Employment Equity and Diversity, Personnel Plan, HR Policies, Guidelines and Procedures;
- Executing the full employment process, from recruitment and selection, up to the final placing, including handling appointment-related administration, the onboarding and offboarding process.
- Providing HR statistics to identify trends in the environment;
- Monitoring and quality assurance of HR processes and procedures in line with auditing requirements;
- Providing relevant information in terms of Labour Legislation, Code for Employment Equity and Diversity, Personnel Plan, HR Policies, Guidelines and Procedures to line managers and staff;
- Continuously communicating key HR decisions and deadlines to ensure consistent service delivery;
- Providing advisory support regarding change management processes.
Client engagement, service delivery and relationship management:
- Developing and building effective relationships with stakeholders to encourage integration of HR best practices into planning and operation;
- Pro-actively developing relationships with relevant HR functional areas (e.g. remuneration and benefits, sun-e-HR, employee relations, wellness, training and development, etc.) and HR colleagues;
- Regularly communicating on HR service offerings;
- Developing improved service delivery mechanisms in the context of a changing environment when needed.
Ad hoc duties:
- Successfully completing project goals as agreed upon;
- Performing ad hoc tasks relating to Human Resources administration.
- At least a three-year qualification in human resources;
- At least five years’ experience in HR as an HR generalist;
- Knowledge of Human Resource remuneration budgets;
- The ability to understand the expectations of the environments;
- The essential drive and enthusiasm to align policy and business requirements;
- Knowledge of labour legislation and human resource policies, guidelines and processes;
- Effective reading, written and verbal communication skills as well as facilitation skills;
- Proficiency in MS Office and an understanding of the digital landscape to optimise functioning;
- Experience in competency-based interviewing;
- Experience in a job evaluation system;
- A strong client orientation with the ability to consult to varying levels of clients, from junior level up to senior management;
- Strong administrative skills with the necessary ability to excel under pressure and meet deadlines;
- The ability to think ahead and to take initiative;
- High level of confidence, assertiveness, energy and drive;
- The ability to self-manage and work independently;
- The ability to function effectively within a team;
- The ability to maintain confidentiality;
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to handle conflict.
Closing date: 17 March 2021
Commencement of duties: 1 May 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter
Enquiries regarding content: Granton Koeberg on 021 808 9611, or at az.ca.nus@notnarg
Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
The University is committed to employment equity (EE), and appointments will be made in line with the EE plan for the specific environment as well as Stellenbosch University’s institutional EE Plan.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.
Apply online at www.sun.ac.za/english/careers
The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.
Should no feedback be received from the University within four weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.
Posted on 09 Mar 10:43