JOB TITLE : IR MANAGER Job Description : Industrial Relations Ensure that we maintain sound labour relations practices, including the consistent application of the disciplinary code throughout the Group (Core and Africa).
Ensure the effective management of key consultants and stakeholders (e.g. SEESA, CEO, etc.).Manage union activity and relationships.
Ensure compliance with BCEA, LRA and the bargaining council (SARPBAC) collective agreement.Ensure sound relationships are in place and maintained with SARPBAC.
Ensure SARPBAC / CCMA cases are dealt with effectively and completely and with a minimal cost implication. (Including attending such matters).
Ensure effective document and record taking of all disciplinary actions are in place and maintained at all times.Ensure that regular IR training and coaching with regard to all industrial relations aspects are provided to management on a bi-annual basis with competence assessment and certification.
Assist with disciplinary hearing and other disciplinary issues as required.Coordinate appeal processes.Coordinate grievance procedures.
Ensure proactive Industrial Relations by the implementation of systems and monitoring of trends within the workforces discipline to stop workforce problems from escalating.
Setting of and ensure compliance with the IR Strategy.Manage and development of the IR System.Managing the IR department and subordinates to ensure a high level of productivity and effectiveness.
Prepare the applicable reports for EXCO where needed.Responsible for Employment Contracts throughout the Group to be updated when relevant legislation, organisational structures and / or policies changes.
General HC, Payroll and Training InvolvementAssist with general HC related tasks as required including recruitment, selection, induction and performance management tasks.
Coordinate, together with the HC-team, relevant employee communication initiatives where relevant.Ensure all employees are effectively trained with regards to discipline in the workplace.
Provide input (data) and data analysis to the payroll department as required.Assist with IOD and WCA where required.Assist in the Employment Equity function of the organisation.
Assist with Employment Equity Plan.Provide training where required.Write training material where required.Assisting Payroll where required with programs and initiatives.
Assisting HC with Workplace Skills Plan.Assisting with the management and drafting of organisational policies.BBBEE ManagementResponsible for the compiling of the BBBEE reporting to management.
Responsible for the verification.Responsible for the compliance planning within the organisation.Effective Utilisation Of CompanySystemsLog all related information on company system as required by policy.
Understand all company system available and value that can be gained from these.Responsible for effective utilization, accurate capturing, and thorough record keeping on all systems relevant to perform daily tasks within department.
Capture and ensure the correct information is loaded and reflects accurately on the Move system and all other relevant systems in department at all times and on a continuous basisResponsible to ensure that you have received training on all relevant systems for department or have provided training to direct reports.
Qualifications : Legal degree (Human Resources Qualification specialising in IR an advantage.) Experience : 5-8 years work experience.
Management experience crucial.Good system and process skills.Strong business and process analysis skills is an advantage.
Related Job Requirements : Have a proficient knowledge of the company, its divisions, associates, people, products, service and website.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.Must have experience in an IR and general HR environment.Must be able to motivate and lead people.
Able to coach, manage and mentor IR staff on best practices.Must be willing to assist in general administrative duties.Enjoy working independently as well as be part of a team.
Assist fellow colleagues in the daily running of all IR related tasks.Be focused on providing work of an extremely high quality.
Show ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines.Very good organizational skills.Very good negotiation skills.Be able to travel in RSA and Africa.
Must have union and bargaining council experience.Must be able to deliver an HC / IR service to employees from different cultures and backgrounds.
Essential Project Management skills.Strong business and process analysis skills.Strong Excel skills (Intermediate to Advance level)