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An incredible opportunity has arisen for a Human Resources – People and Culture Manager


  • International Group
  • Company known for their excellence in people
  • Responsible for approximately 700 staff around South Africa
  • Opportunity for travel around South Africa
  • Exciting brand with new innovations

Salary offered is R 40 000 – R 45 000pm (a CTC of R 530 000 – R 600 000 per annum taking into account Company contributions

Position: People & Culture Manager
Location: Durban
Direct reports:  4 direct reports

Prior experience in the Retail and Fast Moving Consumer Goods sectors will be a definite advantage.

Your strengths

  • A Bachelor‘s Degree in Human Resources
  • Appropriate recognised post-graduate qualification
  • Expert understanding of the BCEA (Basic Conditions of Employment Act), LRA (Labour Relations Act) and COIDA (Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act)
  • Excellent understanding of salary structuring
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word)
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience as an HR generalist in a management position
  • Proficient in speaking, reading and writing in English with report writing skills and compilation ability

Areas of responsibility will include but are not limited to:

Business Partnering

  • Participate in developing the People & Culture strategy to support the achievement of the overall business strategy
  • Understand the role and requirements of each business channel in order to support succession planning, skillsets required and timeframes to achieve this
  • Develop staff retention strategy to minimize staff turnover and ensure that motivated and high quality personnel are retained
  • Overall management of People and Culture Department, including personnel and delivery of departmental tasks

Recruitment and salary structuring

  • Appropriate staffing of the organization, including development of recruitment plans, undertaking recruitment and vetting successful candidates
  • Salary structuring, benefits and rewards management
  • Onboarding, induction and monitoring of candidates’ progress


  • Foster a culture of life-long learning
  • Identify training needs for current and future development, identify and manage training programmes


  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws regulating Employment Equity, including review and implementation of BEE plan to ensure that the organization achieves the set Employment Equity targets and plans
  • Manage BEE audits


  • Prepare Workplace Skills Plan and manage achievement of goals
  • Manage learnerships and maximize SETA subsidization of training programmes

POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act)

  • As the Information Officer, you will be responsible for coordinating POPIA compliance for each business channel

Payroll Administration

  • Collect, check and collate all payroll input and send to Payroll Department for processing
  • Assist with investigation of payroll queries

Company Policies

  • Standardisation and implementation of company policies across the group of companies where reasonable to do so

Employee Wellness

  • Manage Employee Wellness programme


  • Complete all relevant documentation for workplace related injuries and manage medical treatment for employees

Wage negotiations

  • Build and maintain a good relationship with unions, shop stewards and company leadership
  • Manage annual wage negotiations for the group

Staff Discipline

  • Maintaining staff discipline, prepare and manage CCMA (Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration) cases

From time to time there will be projects to work on, and also a constant drive to improve existing controls and work methodologies.

Key Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills, must be approachable
  • Ability to work with employees across the corporate hierarchy
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Deadline driven and ability to work under pressure
  • Meticulous and accurate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in any other South African official language will be advantageous
  • Expert understanding of the theory and principles of best practice HR Management, as well as the practical implementation thereof
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Efficient, helpful proactive and professional
  • Ability to function well in high pressure environment and high sense of urgency
  • Personal effectiveness and a high level of self-management/self-motivated

Salary: R530000 to 600000 CTC

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