Deputy Manager: Labour Relations

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1 May, 2012

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Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas: provide professional and support services with regard to labour relations, employment equity (EE) and policy development in accordance with the relevant legislation, as well as internal IEC policies and procedures; render a policy advisory service; continuous assessment of and reporting on the labour relations and EE climate in the IEC;

monitor the consistent application of collective agreements; provide professional and support services in respect of the employer’s participation in collective bargaining processes; render advice with regard to the application of human resource and related legislation, regulations and guidelines; facilitate and co-ordinate the disciplinary, grievance and dispute resolution processes; facilitate training of staff on labour legislation, policies and processes; coordinate labour related litigation and representation of the IEC in the CCMA and Labour Court.

Basic requirements: The successful candidate must be in possession of matric/N3, an appropriate tertiary qualification in labour relations or equivalent (i.e. prior learning as recognized by a SAQA accredited provider or appropriate SETA), with at least 8 years appropriate working experience in a labour relations environment of which 5 years should be on a junior management level. In addition to the formal qualification, the successful candidate will need to possess the following competencies and attributes:

knowledge of human resource management, employment equity, policy development and labour relations; the policy framework as it pertains to labour relations, employment equity, and policy development; knowledge of Constitutional, legal and institutional arrangements governing the South African public sector; labour union liaison experience; CCMA and labour court experience; experience of disciplinary and grievance processes; experience of employment equity plan development, implementation, administration and reporting; experience of policy development and administration; good communication skills, financial management skills; ability to liaise at all levels of the organisation; report writing, conceptual and formulation skills; labour relations training experience; planning, organising and people management skills; computer literacy; the ability to render advice and guidance in an objective yet dedicated manner; the ability to multi-task and handle conflict. Must be prepared to travel extensively within the province; a valid driver’s license is compulsory and the successful candidate must be prepared to travel extensively within the country.

Successful candidates will be required to travel extensively and a valid driver’s license is essential for the above advertised position. All appointments are subject to a probation period of four months. The Electoral Commission will only correspond with short-listed candidates and interviews will be conducted on a date and time specified by the Interview panel.

Suitably qualified candidates must forward applications to: The Manager: Human Resources at Private Bag X112, CENTURION, 0046; e-mail to [email protected] or Fax No (012) 622-5219.

Closing date for all applications: 7 May 2012. Please take note that no applications received after the advertised closing date will be considered.

“Applicants who have not been contacted by 31 July 2012 must consider their applications as not being successful”.


National Office [Centurion] – Ref: NO-0147
(Inclusive remuneration package of R 566,442.00 per annum) 

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