Human Resources Officer - Cape Town Verfied

Salary Negotiable Cape Town, Western Cape Cape Town, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 02-11-2021 11:13:43 AM
Human Resources Officer (JB1277)
Location: City Centre, Cape Town
Salary: Negotiable up to R30 000 per month (Total Cost to Company inclusive of Medical Aid, Pension and Risk benefits after probation)
Duration: Permanent

Non-Profit organisation based in Cape Town is actively sourcing a Human Resources Officer to take full ownership of the day-to-day HR functions and assist the CFOO to implement efficient and diligent HR practices.

Recruitment & Selection
• Draft general Calls for Applications and standardise across the organisation
• Advertise positions as necessary
• Recruit employees
• Inform line management of employment equity and/or other requirements for positions before they shortlist candidates
• Schedule and assist with interviews where necessary
• Conduct reference checks for those grades where this is required
• Decline those candidates who were interviewed
• Provide assistance and advice to line management during the selection process
• Make offers to candidates, draft contracts and ensure that signed contracts are received
Take-on & Induction
• Draft induction process and procedures
• Conduct induction session for new recruits
• Complete all take-on documentation with employees, including benefit administration
Employment Relations
• Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff
• Manage the grievance process
• Coordinate disciplinary processes
• Coordinate and Chair regular organisation-wide HR & Operations meetings, representing the CFOO.
Team Management Processes
• Coordinate and organise monthly team meetings and agenda
• Draft directives on HR processes, procedures and practices
• Train team members on those directives
• Guide and assist team members where necessary
• Draft and manage personal development plans of team members
Training & Development
• Assistance with skills development activities and the roll-out and record keeping of discretionary grants
• Coordinate equity/skills meetings
• Develop annual training plan
• Monitor training plans & training budget
Remuneration & Benefits
• Perform high level check of payroll reports
• Sign off on wages and salary payrolls
• Ensure that employee benefits are effectively managed by payroll team
• When necessary, review service providers of employee benefits or the benefits themselves
• Conduct job evaluations on new and/or changed positions
• Conduct salary benchmarking exercises
• Provide input and make recommendations to CFOO
Performance Management
• Develop KPAs for new positions
• Maintain or update existing KPAs when necessary
• Manage the performance management process
Organisational Development & Wellness
• Periodically conduct employee engagement surveys and provide CFOO with feedback
• Develop interventions required to address issues raised in engagement surveys
• Manage implementations of wellness and other interventions aimed at improving organisational culture
• Arrange and manage wellness days or programs for employees together with HR team
General HR Administration and Support
• Assist employees with general queries
• Assist with development and interpretation of policies and procedures
• Ensure that all new positions have job descriptions
• Assist with job evaluations
• Assist with ad hoc day-to-day general administrative work in HR, and perform other duties as assigned
• Promote and preserve the culture of the organisation by providing advice and guidance on general matters concerning employees
Risk & Compliance
• Ensure organisation complies with all HR statutory reporting
• Keeping records
• Policies development
• Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
• To provide support during the organizational design processes and assist with implementation
• Align HR strategy, processes and output with organisational strategy

Qualifications and Experience:
• Human Resources degree or higher diploma
• At least five years’ working experience in human resources
• Experience in the non-profit environment will be an added advantage
• Proactive approach to work and good self-motivation
• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
• Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to deal with people from different cultures
• Ability to deal authoritatively with a range of partners and contractors
• A strategic thinker with strong leadership capabilities, highly motivated, committed and goal orientated
• Ability to work flexibly and to adapt to changing demands and circumstances