Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) Recent Available Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

5 Jul, 2019

Category :

Human Resources Jobs in South Africa

Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) is a member of Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), a UK based international relief and development charity, which aims to alleviate the suffering of the world’s poorest people.


Job Title: HR Coordinator
Job Title: Cape Town
Duration: Six months fixed term, with a view to permanent

Salary: R 243 900 to R 244 900 yearly

Reports to: The Head of Department of Finance and Support services acting as a support function, and works closely with all other HOD’s.

The HR Coordinator works directly with all 3rd party vendors who provide products and systems used in our HR functions.


  • This position coordinates all aspects of IRSA’s Human Resources activities and supports a broad range of disciplines including:
  • Payroll
  • Payroll Tax
  • Time and Attendance
  • Training and Development
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Health and Safety, Insurance, Industrial Relations and Organisational Policy
  • System Administration and act as an Employee Liaison to Senior Management


  • Must have previous experience in a similar role, the relevant Degree with a
  • reputable tertiary institution and three to five years independent and generalist experience and an in depth understanding of the NGO environment
  • Have understanding and empathy with the Islamic values and principles as well as a commitment to IRW’s vision and mission
  • Proven ability to assess both group and individual needs
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and work efficiently under pressure and subject to changing priorities
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines, and using judgment and initiative in problem resolution
  • Proven ability to record information accurately
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Written and spoken English
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to use an HR information system including, accessing, inputting, and compiling data
  • The verbal communication skills to communicate with a diverse group
  • The written communication skills to produce succinct correspondence and reports
  • The ability to research, analyse and reason logically within tight and conflicting timeframes
  • Experience in leading and working effectively
  • Ability to write and present information
  • Experience in providing advice and support to senior managers on strategic matters
  • Experience in leading projects and implementing initiatives
  • Emotional resilience and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong organisational skills, with an ability to multitask
  • Demonstrate the flexibility and energy that is required for this important position
  • Must be honest, reliable, service-oriented, resilient, self-motivated networker and have an aspiration of serving humanity with your talents

To apply

Submit a copy of the completed application form (available on the website), one page motivational letter and your CV along with a certified copy of your ID to [email protected]

Application Deadline: Friday, 19 July, 2019

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