Human Resources Business Partner - Durban Verfied

R 300 000 – 360 000 per annum Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Durban, Kwazulu-Natal more than 14 days ago 21-03-2024 7:01:34 AM

Human Resources Business Partner (6-month contract)


La Lucia, Durban


R300 000 – R360 000 per annum


Are you a proactive and strategic HR professional with exceptional planning, organizational, and prioritization skills? Do you thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment, bringing positive energy and enthusiasm to your team? If so, we want you to be a part of a team in a Financial Services environment.


Employee Relations

Advise/support line manager about all ER queries including misconduct, performance improvement, disabilities, disciplinary enquiries and CCMA cases
Support line managers by drafting letters of concern, warnings, drawing up charges and on the outcomes of disciplinary enquiries
If required, represent the Business at CCMA on relevant matters and ensure bundles and witnesses are prepared in time for the CCMA hearing
Maintaining good knowledge of all the relevant labour legislation (BCEA, LRA, EEA, SD etc.)
Monitor all trends relating to employees


Promote the use of the online exit interview survey for all leavers
Support Business initiatives to scout for future talent, by way of career fairs etc.
Drive performance and career discussions within your departments to ensure employees are clear on their current performance, learning needs are identified and addressed, and career aspirations are validated
Coach/support line managers on how to hold effective performance and career discussions including supporting their teams in creating goals and a development plan at all levels (IStrive)
Facilitate action plans being put in place regarding performance improvement for underperformers following Business policy and prevailing legislation
When vacancies or new roles occur, ensure that succession plans are reviewed in keeping with promoting from within.

Organisational Effectiveness/ Development

Encourage the recognition of employees through interventions such as long service awards and birthdays
Support or facilitate feedback sessions (focus groups) regarding Culture Surveys resulting in action plans for proposed way forward
Manage and coordinate all planned wellness initiatives as per the wellness calendar for the year, with internal and external stakeholders
Ensure ‘trauma’ counselling takes place when employees have incidences where counselling is required
Support employees with any queries which relate to medical aid, retirement fund, payslips and or leave etc.
Assist line managers with injury on duty (OID) claims process and liaising with the relevant parties

HR Governance

Comply with Business policies and procedures and prevailing legislation that govern HR practices and principles
Review HR policies and process documents to ensure that they remain relevant and in line with business needs
Adhere to the procurement process when sourcing vendors for recruitment and planned HR events
Maintain strict confidentiality at all levels and at all time

Learning & Development

Conduct training needs analysis to identify training needs and or skills gaps through constant liaison with line managers
Partner with Learning and Development to identify and source appropriate learning interventions based on Business and individual needs
Support Learning and Development in linking training interventions to Employment Equity and succession plans
Support line managers in identifying and nominating employees for developmental courses run by the Business
Prepare monthly HR reports on all HR areas and submit them to the HR manager by the stipulated deadline
Maintain the integrity of employee files and employee data on all HR systems and or organograms
Prepare various letters, arrange meetings, coordinate functions or events, order and control stationary
File any objections relating to CCMA cases that have been referred
Support payroll by capturing/ loading any new employees on the HR system
Support the HR team and Business with new and innovative initiatives that support the Business and HR strategy
Look for opportunities for continuous improvement


Available to start immediately
Undergraduate qualification in Human Resource Management or relevant tertiary qualification
Minimum 4-5 years generalist HR experience (Employee Relations, Recruitment, Talent Management, Organisational Effectiveness/Development, HR Governance, Learning & Development, HR Analytics, Administration and HR Projects )
Computer literacy in the use of Microsoft Office applications and online learning management and design tools
Knowledge and understanding of all South African labour legislation
CCMA practice

Recruiter: Kelly