Kazang – Micro Merchant Division People Practitioner

A vacancy exists for a People Practitioner within Kazang, in Century City, Cape Town.

The purpose of the role is to be an integral part of the Human Resources team and contribute to the success of the business through professional HR skills and experience.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Recruitment and Selection:

  • Assist with interviews and screening when required with the Internal recruitment team.

Onboarding of new employees:

  • Coordinate and facilitate the onboarding process for new employees.
  • Manage Onboarding questionnaires & interviews with new starters and compile onboarding feedback reports.
  • Support and monitor the probation review process for new starters.

Compliance & Reporting:

  • Capturing and maintaining all relevant employee information on Sage 300 People.
  • Reviews, and maintains company policies and ensures it is aligned to the latest legislation updates.
  • Assist with conducting audit checks relating to employees’ files and policies.
  • Assist with Employment Equity committee meetings and reporting.

Occupational Health and Safety:

  • Follow up on doctors’ appointments and the completion of WCL forms.
  • Complete resumption reports when received from doctors.
  • Manage all correspondence from and to the Commissioner of Compensation, doctors, specialists, and hospitals.
  • Assist with the administration and reporting on monthly Health and Safety inspection reports received from all Departments.

Employee Relations (IR):

  • Provides solid Employee Relations advice to line management and employees on labour law and company employment policies and procedures.
  • Plans, coordinates, and attends disciplinary hearings.
  • Prepares all disciplinary documents and warning forms.
  • Monitoring of ESS (leave) application to ensure that the Leave policy is adhered to.
  • Manage absenteeism in conjunction with line management and recommend remedial action.
  • Provide guidance and advice for managing grievances.

Performance and Organizational Management:

  • Coach and advise managers and employees on performance improvement processes and practices.
  • Assist with ad hoc employee engagement projects i.e., employee engagement surveys.

Reward & Recognition:

  • Assist the HR team in enhancing rewards and recognition incentives for employees to further promote the culture of recognition in the business.

In order to be considered for this position, the following requirements must be met:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Completed relevant qualification.
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Sound knowledge of Employee Relations and BEE.

Technical Competencies:

  • Proficient in Word and Excel.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Excellent attention to detail and formatting of documents.
  • Dynamic and engaging personality.
  • Strong administration and organization skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure while maintaining high standards and excellent quality of work.
  • Team player.
  • Takes initiative, a work ethic that demonstrates going over and above what is expected.