Location: Umhlanga

Our client is looking for a high-level HR Manager to join their team and oversee the HR Operations for their organisation.





  • General oversight of HR Operations for various sites across South Africa and Africa.
  • IR and ER Management for the Group (including Conduct Management, Grievance Oversight and Labour Dispute Resolution).
  • Bargaining/Negotiation Process Management.
  • CCMA and Labour Department/Court Representation Coordination.
  • Implementation of HR Compliance framework across the Group with robust auditing cycles in place.
  • Analysis and Management Reporting.
  • Project management of various HR projects from time to time, for example current time and attendance roll out.




  • Relevant undergraduate degree (preferably a law degree)
  • Solid experience within a HR function with a focus on the IR requirements, experience should include engagement at a senior management level.
  • Direct and hands on experience with union negotiation and labour mediation and arbitration.
  • Working knowledge of African labour law and experience with any African country a strong advantage.
  • Prepared to travel to various sites on a fairly regular basis.
  • Ability to speak additional languages would be advantageous.
  • Labour and employment law with the capacity to upskill self on international labour law in the countries in which the organisation operates (Mozambique, Lesotho,Zambia, DRC, Botswana).
  • Working knowledge of Sage 300.Reading and interpreting legal documents and policy (legal document) formulation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel and PowerPoint intermediate level).
  • Report writing and data analysis skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.

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

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