Deputy Director: Labour Relations Investigations – 2 Positions

Posted on :

26 Jun, 2014

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Branch: Human Resources
Directorate: Labour Relations
SALARY : R532 278 per annum. This all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules.

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of an NQF6 qualification in Human Resources,
Pubic Service labour relations, Public Administration and Management or Labour
Law; At least 3 – 5 years experience in investigating labour related matters
including misconduct cases and representing employer(s) in disciplinary
proceedings; A valid driver’s license and willingness to travel. Competencies:
Knowledge of the Public Service and Administration prescripts, including the
disciplinary code and procedures; Proficiency in legal processes including
conducting investigation of grievances or representing the employer in
disciplinary hearings, and drafting notices of disciplinary hearings and report
writing skills; Forensic investigative skills or investigative research skills; Strategic
capability and leadership skills; People management and empowerment; Client
orientation and customer focus; Good interpersonal skills; Good written and oral
communication skills; Project management skills; Knowledge in conflict resolution
skills (negotiation, mediation, conciliation and arbitration); Knowledge of and skills
in financial management and budgeting; Ability to perform independently and
without constant supervision; Knowledge of the Persal system.


DUTIES : Conduct investigations and gather information on allegations into labour related
matters including grievances and misconduct cases as directed by the Human
Resources Branch management for line functions including Missions abroad;
Plan, organise and co-ordinate operational activities prior to and during grievance
and discipline investigations an draft appropriate reports, memoranda and project
plan, pertinent to the labour relations cases investigation; Draft notices of
disciplinary hearings and prepare witnesses for the disciplinary hearings; Present
and assist other departmental representatives to state the Department’s cases
during hearings; Monitor, evaluate internal investigation procedures on grievance
and disciplinary cases and then contribute to the Department’s regular reports on
compliance with labour relations prescripts; Implement strategic, dynamic and
proactive labour relations programmes and assist in production of internal policies
on latest developments initiate review existing policies; Guide and coach other
investigators and departmental representatives during the investigations and


APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, clearly marked for the attention of the
Recruitment Office and with the reference number (POST NUMBER) of the post
on the envelope, to the Department of International Relations and Cooperation,
Private Bag X152, Pretoria, 0001 or alternatively hand deliver to OR Tambo
Building, Soutpansberg Road, Rietondale. No faxed or e-mailed applications will
be considered.
CLOSING DATE : 4 July 2014 – Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
NOTE : All appointments will be subject to a process of security clearance, reference
checking and qualification verifications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have
foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority
(SAQA). Applications must be submitted via a signed Z83 form (duly completed &
signed), accompanied by a CV and certified copies of qualifications and an
Identity Document. Should you not comply with this; your application may not be
considered. We thank all applicants for their interest. The Department reserves
the right not to make appointments. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within four (4) months after the
closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was

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