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HR Officer

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HR Officer 

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An exciting opportunity has just opened up to join a fast-growing water treatment company that’s a leader in this multi-faceted industry. We’re looking for an exceptional HR Officer to help grow our footprint across Africa.

The HR officer will be required to develop the necessary policies and procedures to ensure HR and IR compliance with all legal, statutory, and other functions within the company. In addition, the HR Officer will manage and direct the HR strategy of the company, becoming the expert source of advice on all HR and IR matters, including talent sourcing and acquisition, and developing talent within the company.

Prior experience in the water treatment, built environment or engineering industries is a PLUS.

reporting structure

1st Line Manager (1st Level) – GM / CEO

This Position – HR Officer


Position Description 

Develops policies and procedures and actively promotes continuous Improvement in HR and IR management. Sets priorities and follows up to ensure the completion of assigned work and that the best practises are followed. 10%
Recruitment and Talent Management for the group. 15%
Ensures the implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures10%
Monitors the company’s HR, Labour and IR procedures and processes, to ensure that they comply with all labour and statutory laws or regulations, and provide guidance to company and managers.20%
Manage, Investigate, and report on IR and related incidents, recommending any changes that may be necessary, to ensure that the company complies with all Labour and or Statutory laws.  10%
Facilitate training and analysis for the company and recommend any training that may be necessary for managers and staff.10%
Participates in audits.10%
Set up and maintain HR consultative machinery.5%
Undertakes research to keep him/herself abreast of all developments in the fields of HR and IR so the company maintains its competitive position. This is to comply with best practise and legal compliance.5%
Review working practises to ensure that the company meets the requirements of  South African Labour law and BCEA     5%
TOTAL100 %
Personal DriveConfident, resilient, and output driven 
Business AwarenessIdentifies and explores business opportunities and understands the business concerns and priorities 
Teamwork Works cooperatively and flexibly with others 
CommunicationsCommunicates clearly and persuasively: orally and in writing
Developing othersFosters the development of members of the team, providing feedback, support, encouragement, and coaching 
Flexibility Adapts to work easily and effectively in different situations and embraces continual improvement and change in the organisational sense
Leadership QualitiesGuides, encourage and motivate individuals and teams to meet organisational objectives
PlanningDecides on sources of action, ensuring that resources required to implement the action will be available and scheduling work to achieve required results
Problem solving Analyses situations, diagnoses problems, identifies the key issues. Establish and evaluate alternative courses of actions. Produces logical, practical, and acceptable outcomes 
QualityEnsures that the organisations Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Processes are adhered to
Continuous ImprovementsContinuously seeks to improve processes and to reduce waste
Customer ServiceAdheres to the voice of the customer
InnovationEncourages his department to be better, faster and to find new solutions
Care of PeopleLooks after people and sees them as the best asset to the company
SafetyAccepts that Safety is not negotiable. All functions operate under safety policies and procedures to ensure the wellbeing of staff and visitors
HonestyIs honest and reliable. 
Impartiality Is fair and even handed dealing with internal and external customers and colleagues 
Professionalism Provides high quality work ethic, output, advice, and support services 
Efficiency Uses resources responsible and cost effectively
Mutual respect Treats everyone with respect, courtesy, and dignity. Adult to Adult collaborative approach 
Client and Customer focus Is responsive to the needs of co employees, members of the public and customers 
School Education Matric
Tertiary Relevant tertiary qualification in HR or related field   
In this role
  • At least 5 years’ experience in HR and IR, preferably in the mining, construction, engineering, or water treatment industries.
  • Significant managerial experience
  • Subsequent knowledge of continuous improvement techniques 
  • Problem solving and interpersonal skills 
Membership A membership of an appropriate professional body will be advantageous.
Licences  Valid driver’s licence
RegulationsExpert knowledge of regulatory regulations.  
ManufacturingHigh degree of knowledge and understanding of a variety of manufacturing, project management and supply chain processes
LEANKnowledge of lean manufacturing will be advantageous
HSESHEQ policies and procedures
Organisational BehaviourMotivation of others, development of others, teambuilding, self-awareness, and a collaborative approach  
ProjectsAbility to handle multiple projects and work independently 
Decision Skills Problem solving, self-Management and organisational skills
Communication  Oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal Management SkillsDelegation or instruction giving, HR, report writing to upper management, disciplinary and coaching skills. The ability to influence individuals and teams to achieve set or desired goals 
Computer Literacy High with the ability to work with Microsoft packages  
Technical DataAble to analyse and manipulate complex data and provide meaningful information
Project Management Must be able to manage projects in an organised and effective way 
Attention to detail Excellent attention to detail 
Business AcumenCommercial and financial acumen with a full understanding of the impact of failure in terms of business cost, and customer fulfilment

If you feel you have got what it takes please send C.V to hr@watericon.co.za
If you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks then please note your submission was unsuccessful.