HR Business Partner – Paarden Eiland, Cape Town


HR Business Partner – Paarden Eiland, Cape Town


Our client, a Leading Packaging and Printing Manufacturer, is looking for a HR Business Partner

Must Have:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources/Industrial Psychology
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a generalist
• Good working knowledge of HR legislative requirements
• Business Acumen
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Visio, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• VIP and ESS

HR Strategy
• In conjunction with management teams, develop strategic HR plans to support the objectives and future direction of the business
• Establish departmental account-abilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, training and development, records management, succession planning, employee relations, retention and AA/EE compliance
• Compile strategies by systemising and introducing new ways of working that contributes and supports change
• Building and developing trusted relationships with all relevant stakeholders

Industrial Relations
• Ensures compliance to all labour legislations, Company policies and procedures
• Supports and empowers line management in the implementation of effective Industrial Relations system, procedures and policies in accordance with BCEA, LRA, and internal (unionised) collective agreements
• Determines and recommends labour relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee, morale and motivation
• Ensure fairness and consistency of labour practices at all levels by supporting and empowering line management in the implementation of effective IR systems, procedures and policies
• Manage employee conflicts
• Represents the Group’s interest at the CCMA, wage negotiations and other IR forums

Performance Management
• Develop and update KPA’s and KPI’s in conjunction with line management as and when required
• Ensure that performance reviews are completed within the specified timeframes
• Follow up with managers / supervisors and individual employees to establish action plans for individual training and development
• Develop strategies for succession planning and talent management for key positions

• Ensure compliance with regulatory legal amendments applicable to transformation reporting
• In conjunction with the HR Director, maximise the group’s B-BBEE rating relative to Skills Development, Employment Equity, and Socio-Economic Development by monitoring and tracking performance of each element of the scorecard and proactively highlighting the indicators/elements requiring intervention

Employment Equity
• To meet all statutory requirements of the EE Act by developing and formulating organisation EE Plans timeously and submitting EE reports to the Department of Labour
• Track EE compliance in line with policies, plans & reports
• Form part of EE Committee and ensure objectives are met

Skills Development
• To meet all statutory requirements of the SD Act by developing and formulating organisation Skills Development Plans timeously and addressing any skills gaps or shortages in the organisation
• Guide management on the sourcing of various training & development interventions (i.e. apprenticeships, skills programmes and bursaries)
• Document all on the job training that takes place within the organisation
• Finalise & submit Workplace Skills Plan and Annual Training Report to the relevant SETA’s

Recruitment and Selection
• Liaise with the recruitment to ensure that the business units are staffed with the correct people with the required skills
• Where possible, ensure new appointments are made relative to the Group’s employment equity targets
• Form part of the panel interview team for high level placements

• Develop an Induction programme for new employees by co-ordinating all segments of the induction amongst the divisions of the organisation
• Support new employees in adjusting to their new roles and working environments

Organisational Design
• Understand the structure of the business and how it supports overall strategy
• Advise on headcount budgeting and business unit restructures ensuring that core HR processes are applied appropriately and in a legally compliant manner
• Developing and updating organograms
• Review and update job descriptions for vacant positions
• Develop new job descriptions for new positions in conjunction with relevant stakeholders
• Conduct research ensuring job descriptions are in line with market best practice and relevant to the business

HR Projects
• Manage strategic projects as and when required
• Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure the delivery of key project milestones on time and within budget, resource and policy
• Effectively communicate the project status, issues and successes to the relevant stakeholders
• Provide support to HR Director with respect to acquisitions; mergers and conducting HR due diligence

HR Analytics and Reporting
• Clearly and concisely presenting and communicating key people data to HR colleagues and other stakeholders in a timely and consistent manner with respect to headcounts, per capita ratio, new appointments, terminations, absenteeism, cost savings, training, disciplinaries, and IOD’s
• Analyze trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs and policies

Research and Development
• Conduct ongoing research and review of best practices locally and internationally by constantly scanning and identifying the market, aligning new trends to the organisation
• Ability to conduct research pertaining to any aspect within the Human Resources field
• To assist in bench marking exercises, surveys and continuous research
• Attend industry related forums and workshops

• Ensure that open and effective methods of communication are available at all times for both employees and management, enabling an efficient two-way flow of information
• Prepare memorandums and notices relevant to the business when required
• Ensure policies and procedures of the Group are communicated at all times

Salary: R 38K – R 42K CTC


Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

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