HR Business Partner

Reference:  CDS 6955

Consultant: Carina de Swardt


  • Serves as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policies and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Provides employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, opportunities for promotion, and employee benefits.
  • Confirm man assignments.
  • Appoint and allocate human capital to the man assignment. 
  • Maintains all personnel files.
  • Monitor overtime and absenteeism and give daily feedback to the HR and Risk Manager.
  • Manage onboarding and termination processes.
  • Ensuring staff wellness.
  • Conduct training needs analysis based on KPI’s.
  • Update training matrix according to the training needs analysis. 
  • Revise training programs to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment.
  • Improve and maintain current induction programs.
  • Helping line managers and trainers solve specific training problems, either on a one-to-one basis or in groups
  • Support managers (initially in less complex cases) in all disciplinary and grievance cases and ensure procedural and substantive compliance in line with the company disciplinary code.
  • Together with line managers and employees, foster a healthy ER environment.
  • Assist HR and Risk Manager when dealing with union matters.
  • Supervise and review the bi-weekly payroll cycle as well as verifying and submitting payroll batches to the financial department.
  • Ensure that all leave, overtime and deductions are captured correctly and on time for both wages and salaried staff
  • Assists the HR and Risk Manager in compiling month end reports as required by the financial department.


  • 4-5 years’ post qualification experience in HR.
  • Experience working in both food processing (manufacturing) and office environment, will be to your advantage.
  • BA in Human Resources or related 4-year degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of local labour laws and disciplinary procedures.
  • Knowledge of HR Statutory legislation.
  • Experience with Sage 300 People payroll administration and HR modules.
  • Knowledge of how to handle shop steward matters at floor level.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Strong organisational skills, with a high attention to detail.
  • Committed to excellence, continuous improvement and achieving success.
  • An enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Possess a high level of energy and a high stress tolerance level.
  • Excellent administration skills.
  • Disciplined and tenacious.
  • A clear sense of urgency.
  • The ability to deal with several issues at the same time.
  • Must be proactive.

How to Apply:

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  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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