Human Resources

Senior HR Manager (ACI Only)

Cape Town, Western Cape
Work Type: Full Time

Senior HR Manager (ACI Only) 

Area: Cape Town – Northern Suburbs

Package: Negotiable up to R1 000 000 CTC P/A Depending on experience and qualifications

The Role: This is a great opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join a fast-paced manufacturing environment and provide support, advice, and direction on the full life cycle of HR activities in South Africa.

Key Responsibilities

Talent Management

  • Manage the overall sourcing of talent, from sourcing to on boarding, in line with business requirements and processes.
  • Manage the talent management process in line with business requirements and processes.
  • Management of the recruitment process and co-ordination of all recruitment throughout the region.
  • Utilizing outside resources in order to monitor issues and concerns in employment law, communicating potential changes to senior management.

Compensation & Benefits Management

  • Negotiate, prepare and offer salaries packages to internal hires as well as potential new employees
  • Support the benefits management processes, inclusive of disability, death, provident fund and medical aid, amongst others.
  • Facilitates all employee changes on the payroll and HR systems.
  • Ensures governance is followed on all compensation changes.

Employment Relationships

  • Providing pragmatic and consistent guidance and advice to managers on grievance, attendance, disciplinary, and performance issues
  • Support managers in all disciplinary and grievance cases and ensure procedural and substantive compliance in line with the company disciplinary code and procedure.
  • Support managers in all terminations for operational reasons in line with local labour legislation and company policies.
  • Support managers in all incapacity cases.
  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are rolled – out and complied with.
  • Represent the company at externally referred cases, i.e., conciliation and arbitration.
  • Liaise with legal counsel where necessary on all Labour Court matters.
  • Together with line managers and employees, foster a healthy ER environment.
  • Union interaction

Training and Development

  • Setting up a robust Training and development strategy with the line managers
  • Conducting new employee orientation program and other educational and training programs on changes in benefits, diversity, etc.
  • Setting up and coordinating internal training including Induction, and other interventions, in compliance of BBBEE and other legislation.
  • Ensuring that all Training is captured monthly, and that processes and policies for internal and external training, are followed.
  • Bursary administration as is required.


  • Ensure all data quality is 100% accurate.
  • Ensure all HR people management processes are in place and complied with.
  • Ensure all employee lifecycle administration processes, e.g., new hires, terminations, etc. are complied with.

Policies and Procedures

  • Briefing new managers and staff on the policies and procedures of an organization in conjunction with development and learning team, providing coaching to managers on difficult and complex issues.
  • Keeping managers informing on antidiscrimination regulations.

Main requirements:

HR or related degree

Must have manufacturing experience (non-negotiable)

At least 7 years’ management experience in a position with similar responsibilities

Very good knowledge and understanding of local labour laws and disciplinary procedures

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Strong organisational skills, with a high attention to detail

Committed to excellence, continuous improvement and achieving success

An enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive and collaborative work environment

Must be fully vaccinated

Talent Partner:
Pieter Blake
R1 000 000 CTC P/A

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