The Person :
Bachelor's Degree or B.Tech in Human Sciences, HR Management or Industrial / Organisational Psychology.
Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in IR / Labour Law.
Automotive experience is essential.
A passion for industrial relations!
Experience with Unions in manufacturing.
SAGE 300 HR system experience pref
The Job : HR Strategy :
HR Strategy :
Assist with the implementation of the HR Management strategic and operational plans by aligning organisational strategy with employee needs.
Build strategic relationships with key stakeholders.
Employee Relations :
Manage the relationship between the organisation and unions.
Oversee all people practices ensuring they are legally compliant.
Create people practices which develop and maintain a positive working relationship.
Ensure people practices are fair and transparent.
Support the organisation through restructures.
Monitor, report on labour trends and provide advise to Line Management regarding labour statistics.
Create an awareness of BBBEE within the Group.
HR Legislation :
Translate legislative changes into relevant HR Policies and Practices.
An in-depth understanding of and comply with the relevant HR Legislation (Labour Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, BBBEE Act, Skills Development Act, MIBCO Main Agreement, etc.
Recruitment and Selection :
Compile and place adverts for recruitment.
Shortlist suitable candidates and compile candidate reports.
Co-ordinate the recruitment process, prepare interview packs and conduct recruitment interviews.
Ensure verification of candidates credentials (qualifications, references, etc.)
Make formal offers of employment and compile / issue letters of regret to unsuccessful candidates.
Co-ordinate the sign on process (medical, employee data, payroll information, etc.)
Co-ordinate and conduct the employee exit process / interviews.
Industrial Relations :
Monitor consistent application of IR processes, policies and procedures.
Monitor and advise on substantive conditions of employment and related rights and obligations.
Facilitate external IR processes (CCMA. Labour Court, DRC, etc.).
Monitor the IR climate and advise Line Management on appropriate actions.
Represent management in consultations and discussions with stakeholders on matters that arise at Plant level.
Facilitate the resolution of employee disputes, grievances and conflicts.
Co-ordinate and provide advice to all stakeholders on disciplinary proceedings.
Facilitate formal and informal communication with Unions and Shop Stewards.
Monitor national annual wage negotiations with Trade Unions and manage the implementation thereof.
Keep abreast with IR developments, trends, Court judgements, communication systems, etc.
Organisational Development :
Assist in implementing organisational development initiatives as required.
Performance Management :
Instill a Performance Management Culture.
Facilitate the Performance Management process and administer performance management records.
HR Systems :
Comply with the requirements of the HR Quality Systems.
People Management :
Ensure an enabling climate / culture.
Ensure a safe, secure and legal working environment.
Manage individual, team and departmental performance to achieve organisational objectives.
Conduct Performance reviews and manage sub-standard performance.
Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels.
Ensure discipline is maintained in department (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.).
Resolve grievances and disputes.
Keep abreast with the latest trends and developments.
Compile HR reports.
Skills and Competencies :
Strong communication skills at all levels?
This is a superb opportunity to take your skills and experience to the next level.