People Development Manager / HR Manager

Reference: DB 6891

Consultant: Dorei Barnes


  • Management of the HR Administrator and HR Intern
  • Oversee the full HR functions for up to 250 staff across 9 sites within the Western Cape (Managers, Store Level staff, production and warehouse staff) 
  • Oversee full Payroll function, EMP201 and EMP501 reconciliations and submissions
  • Setup necessary HR reporting and Dashboards
  • Manage labour inspections and compliance 
  • Employment Equity and Workplace skill plan compile and submit
  • Oversee recruitment and selection process
  • Analyzing business structures, procedures, processes, and the utilization of resources, development of SOP
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources
  • Design, implement and manage the company’s performance management process in line with overall organizational objectives
  • Ensure the implementation of an effective Performance Review system is maintained and regularly updated and refreshed to meet the needs of the business
  • Co-ordinate the Performance Review Process according to the Company’s Policies and Procedures ensuring that time frames are adhered to and development plans actively enforced
  • Monitor and consistently evaluate the performance management process and report results to top management
  • Ensure that all employees are educated in relation to the performance management model 
  • Able to translate strategic goals into effective and achievable plans and monitor their progress and outcomes
  • Regular audits are done on all job descriptions ensuring that job descriptions are updated regularly for each position in the company 
  • Identify the organisational development/learning needs and devise solutions which deliver successful outcomes
  • Liaise with other managers to understand all necessary aspects of their learning and development needs, and to ensure they are fully informed of corporate learning and development objectives
  • Manage the organisation and delivery of company induction sessions, including writing and delivering the presentations
  • Manage a training plan that details required training that is delivered within the agreed/specific time scales and ensure outcomes are appropriately measured and reported on
  • Develop an integrated learning and development plan which aligns with Skills Development plan as well as the Company’s learning and development framework
  • Develop a structured approach to talent management and succession planning that offers effective development for our people and ensure long term business continuity
  • Develop and deliver an approach for coaching and mentoring
  • Identify trends, best practices, and opportunities for improvements to drive employee engagement and retention
  • Executes engagement and cultural initiatives/events/programs for all employees i.e staff birthdays, employee of the month 
  • Manage Employee Branding 
  • Co-ordinate staff wellness activities i.e Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter
  • Managing staff Facebook group


  • Diploma or degree in HR Management / Industrial Psychology qualification or equivalent with 5 years’ experience as HR Generalist
  • 3 Years of Training and Change Management experience
  • Experience of developing leadership, succession strategies and staff engagement programs, with energy and drive suited to the retail industry 
  • Working knowledge of the Labour Relations Act (LRA), and all other acts relevant the HR environment, ensuring the disciplinary process is followed, up to and including chairing a disciplinary enquiry
  • Proficient in any Time and Attendance system as well as payroll system, preferably Sage Online and ESS, with knowledge of ETI
  • Reside in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town (Kraaifontein, Kuilsriver, Brackenfell, Durbanville or Bellville)
  • Accurate and detail orientated
  • Has strong analytic and critical reasoning skills to assess risks, anticipate difficulties and is capable of effective problem solving
  •  Good time management and a fast learner who takes initiative
  • Have experience in managing a team within the FMCG/retail trade
  • Driver’s license and own transport

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