Assistant Manager: Labour Relations x 3 Positions

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11 Nov, 2014

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KZN Department of Health Vacancies

Cluster: Human Resource Management Services
SALARY : R337 998.00 per annum; Other Benefits: 13th Cheque, Medical Aid (Optional) Housing
Allowance (Employee must meet prescribed requirements)
CENTRE : Head Office: Pietermaritzburg


REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma in Human Resource Management/Public
Administration/Law; PLUS A minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience in a
Labour Relations environment; PLUS Unendorsed valid Code B driver’s license (Code
08). Recommendations:-Training programmes and/or experience in investigating,
presiding and grievance handling will serve as a recommendation. Knowledge, Skills,
Training And Competencies Required:- The incumbents of these posts will report to
the Deputy Manager: Labour Relations, and will be responsible to provide integrated
staff relations advisory services to ensure sound labour practices in the allocated
service area. The ideal candidates must: Possess expert knowledge of the legislative
and policy imperatives informing the area of operation. Have mediation and negotiation
skills. Have the ability to analyse information relating to the area of operation and to
utilise the information to identify trends, progress and potential problems, planning and
organising skills. Possess high level of confidentiality. Have the ability to work
independently and under pressure. Have good interpersonal relations. Possess a high
level of communication skills (both written and verbal). Ensure effective communication
between the Department and other stakeholders in Health. Be computer literate with
proficiency in Ms Office Software Applications.


DUTIES : Key Performance Areas:- Assist in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of
policies, procedures and processes to ensure effective and efficient Labour Relations
in the Department. Facilitate processes to ensure professional and constructive
participation at the appropriate Bargaining Chamber. Represent the KwaZulu-Natal
Department of Health at the Public Health and Social Development Sector Bargaining
Council (PHSDSBC) and the Provincial PHSDSBC forums. Promote at macro level,
constructive and transparent relations with Organised Labour based on the core values
of the Department. Effective management of grievances within the Department.
Effective management of discipline and dispute resolution processes. Monitor and
evaluate Labour Relations processes. Capacity building of Departmental officials on
labour relations matters. Ensure the effective and efficient utilization of resources
allocated to the Sub-Component, including the development of staff.

ENQUIRIES : MR P D NYEMBE 033- 395 3045


APPLICATIONS : All applications should be forwarded to: The Acting General Manager: Human
Resource Management Services: KZN Department of Health, Private Bag X9051,
Pietermaritzburg, 3200 OR Hand delivered to: 330 Langalibalele Street, Natalia
Building, REGISTRY, Minus 1:1 North Tower


CLOSING DATE : 14 November 2014

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