Lafarge South Africa Recent Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

5 May, 2023

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Human Resources Jobs in South Africa

At Lafarge South Africa, we have a bold vision to shape our future into something extraordinary. Under the guidance of the global Lafarge Group, we have built a legacy for innovative products and forward-thinking solutions that positively impact the country’s communities. We have gained industry-wide trust through world-class expertise and over a century of experience. We’re all about building better cities. We understand that every project we take on is another step towards building accessible, sustainable communities for the future.




Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner
Location: Various Locations – Western Cape, KZN & North West
Contract Type: Permanent


  • Implement HR processes as defined by the Centers of Excellence (e.g., performance management, annual compensation, training initiatives, etc.)
  • Work with the business unit, Centers of Excellence, and HR Shared Services to help implement HR policies and programs
  • Assess the current state of the business unit, proactively identify issues, and collaborate with other HR Offices to develop programs and solutions
  • Identify opportunities to support the business’ talent agenda and make recommendations to develop appropriate solutions
  • Understand the business unit’s operating environment and apply awareness of the business unit’s operational goals and objectives when implementing HR programs and addressing escalated HR issues
  • Manages BU-specific HR and talent projects; keeps leaders apprised of progress, risks, etc.
  • Proactively identify, analyze, and assess any BU strategies/initiatives, etc. that may pose a risk to the organization and influence the plans needed to address the risks
  • Support delivery of diversity and inclusion HR programs or initiatives

Stakeholder Management

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with business unit managers and employees and work closely with them to implement solutions to meet their current and future business needs
  • Serve as employee advocate when involved in the design and/or implementation of HR programs
  • Guide, Engage, Lead and Inspire your team of HR professionals
  • Build and Maintain key stakeholder relationships with HR Leadership, Business Leadership, wider HR community and Employees
  • Champion and enable effective cross-functional working relationships to create and drive an integrated HR employee experience.


Performance/Talent Management Process Execution

  • Facilitate effective succession planning process and ongoing development conversations, partnering with executives to identify and proactively develop the next generation of leaders
  • Coach and advise line managers on organizational effectiveness and general HR issues, and provide basic Employee Relations guidance prior to escalating cases to appropriate parties
  • Monitor the performance management cycle throughout the year, promote manager and employee participation in performance management activities, and engage them to meet performance management deadlines and schedules
  • Resolve HR operations issues/problems for business unit and liaise with Centers of Excellence / HR Shared Services for information as necessary
  • Liaison between the business and Learning experts to identify talent business needs (learning, etc.)

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • A Degree in Human Resources
  • Post Grad in HR or related will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 8-10 years HR experience as a business partner
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong coaching, conflict resolution, relationship and team building skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles
  • An ability to demonstrate high personal impact and influence to build a strong, trusted advisor relationship with business leaders
  • Strong knowledge of country/region specific regulations, policies
  • Demonstrated and practical knowledge of the Business Partnering Model

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