Location: Durban

Our client, based in Durban, is looking for a HR / IR Business Partner to join their team.




  • Provide full HR and IR support.
  • Manage the recruitment process, including maintaining smooth on boarding processes, as well as ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, policies, and
  • regulations on recruitment.
  • Coordinate and manage the orientation of new employees, process probationary reviews, employee evaluations and terminations.
  • Identify training/skills and competency needs within the group.
  • Coordinate career development, succession planning and talent management needs in partnership with line management.
  • Compile monthly management reports as required.
  • Prepare and submit reports on a regular basis, such as monthly or quarterly headcounts.
  • Preparing reports on employment data, including recruiting statistics and turnover rates.
  • Update and implement all HR policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a liaison between employees and management to resolve issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Assist with driving HR-related cost savings and manage HR budgets as set by Executive Management.
  • Maintain oversight of all administrative responsibilities of HR/IR staff.
  • Ensure maximum utilisation of labour within budget guidelines.
  • Ensure the sound application of Industrial Relations practices nationally.
  • Chair any employee selection committees or meetings.
  • Drive and participate in the employment equity, skills development, and union committee structures to ensure fair and consistent application of all statutory requirements and reporting.
  • Managing employee records and benefits, including payroll, health insurance, and retirement plans.
  • Maintaining employee morale by fostering a positive working environment through effective leadership and teamwork.



  • Matric + relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Relevant HR and IR experience.
  • Supervisory / management experience.
  • Solid CCMA experience including representation at arbitrations.
  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge on labour legislations.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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