Department of Labour Recruits Senior Personnel Practitioner – 3 Positions

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9 Jul, 2014

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SALARY : R227 802 per annum
CENTRE : Durban Regional Office Ref: 2014/97 A
Kimberly Regional Office: Ref: 2014/97 B
Nelspruit Regional Office: Ref: 2014/97 C


REQUIREMENTS : A three year tertiary qualification in Human Resources Management/labour law/
labour relations; Relevant experience in Labour Relations. Knowledge:
Knowledge of standards, practices, processes and procedures related to labour
relations; collective bargaining structures and processes; structure and
functioning of the Department; Employment Equity Plan of the Department;
Constitution of the RSA, Public Service Act and Regulations, Employment Equity
Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Labour Relations Act, Collective
Agreements, Codes of Remuneration and the Public Finance Management Act.
Skills: Basic numeracy; interpersonal and diplomacy skills; general administration
and organisational skills; interpretation of policies; ability to undertake basic
research/gather information; computer literacy; financial administration;
change/diversity management; objectivity; analytical thinking; problem solving
skills; motivational skills; influencing skills; conflict management; presentation
skills; negotiation skills; communication and report writing abilities. Personal
Attributes: Innovative; creative; resourceful; ability to work under stressful
situations; ability to communicate at all levels; people orientated; trustworthy;
assertive; hard-working; self-motivated; ability to work independently; a Valid
Drivers’ license; must be prepared to travel; willing to adapt work schedule in
accordance with office requirements.


DUTIES : implement and maintain policies, procedures related to labour relations; provide
advice regarding labour issues in the workplace; support formal processes with
organised labour; assess and make recommendations regarding the
effectiveness and status of operational labour relations. Administer and support
disciplinary matters; assess and recommend whether conduct warrants formal
investigations. Receive complaints and liase with relevant stakeholders; act as
designated officer to resolve grievances; act as departmental representative in
conciliations, mediations and arbitrations. Advise and assist management and
staff on dispute resolution procedures and multi-lateral forums; liaise with
organised labour on matters of mutual interest; represent the Department in
various bargaining structures as appointment by the Regional Manager. Advise
management and staff on issues related to labour relations; liase and interact with related internal and external stakeholders; ensure compliance of Human Resources policies and practices with labour law and collective agreements;
conduct training and awareness on employee/labour relations; promote sound
labour relations, equity and diversity.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. I Henry, Tel: 031 314 7196 Durban Regional Office
Ms. L Motlhala, Tel: 053 838 5244 Kimberly Regional Office
Ms. P Nkosi, Tel: 013 753 6319 Nelspruit Regional Office


APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, should be forwarded as follows:
Kimberley Regional Office: The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works,
Private Bag X5002, Kimberley, 8300. For Attention: Ms L. Motlhala
Nelspruit Regional Office: The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works,
Private Bag X11280, Nelspruit, 1200. For Attention: Ms N.P. Nkosi
Durban Regional Office: The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works,
Private Bag X54315, Durban, 4000. For Attention: Mr B.E. Mbatha.
CLOSING DATE : 18 July 2014
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a signed Form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV,
recently certified copies of qualifications and an Identification Document.
Applications not complying with the above will be disqualified. Should you not
have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as
unsuccessful. Note: It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign
and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Recognition of prior learning will
only be considered on submission of proof by candidates. Kindly note that
appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security
clearance. Faxed, e-mailed or late applications will NOT be accepted. Please
forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, to the address
below, People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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