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Specialist Employee Relations(ER)

Industry: Other / Job Expires: 2022-07-08 20:46:59 / Location: Limpopo

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Job purpose 

 The Specialist ER will be responsible to provide employee relations support services to line management and other relevant stakeholders across all the departments in the business on disciplinary and grievance processes. The Specialist Employee Relations will assist team leaders to maintain and sustain workplace discipline in line with the applicable internal company processes, policies and procedures.

Minimum requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant National Diploma or degree in HR/Industrial Psychology.
  • 3 years generalist experience.
  • Valid drivers’ license. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  • Experience in SAP will be advantageous.                                    

Main duties

  • Delivering an end-to-end Employee Relations support service to the area of responsibility.
  • Advising line management on all disciplinary and grievance processes.
  • Assisting line management with the formulation of alleged offences or transgressions.
  • Advise and assist line management with precautionary and punitive suspensions.
  • Facilitating the issuing of notices to attend disciplinary enquiries.
  • Securing the availability of suitable chairpersons of disciplinary enquiries and all relevant role players, including all the required resources in a disciplinary enquiry.
  • Liaising with HR Services to assist line management with terminations in dismissal cases.
  • Ability to assist line management.
  • Compiling disciplinary enquiry reports, including filing of progressive discipline and formal disciplinary hearing reports in liaison with the office of the ER Superintendent.
  • Compiling weekly, monthly and adhoc reports on disciplinary cases such as Traffic Infringements and Intoxication cases etc.
  • Perusal of alleged misconduct incident reports from security.
  • Facilitating appeal hearings with Senior and General Managers.
  • Ensuring adherence to internal disciplinary and grievance processes and procedures.
  • Assisting line management to maintain and sustain labour peace at departmental level, including management of work stoppages.
  • Facilitating consultation processes for disciplinary action against shop stewards in line with the applicable guidelines.  
  • Facilitating and conduct ER Induction. 
  • Arranging departmental ER Capacity Building training for Supervisors and Superintendents.
  • Providing ongoing coaching to line management on all ER related Policies and Procedures including Labour Legislation.     

Key competencies

  •  High level of integrity, confidentiality and reliability. 
  • Excellent knowledge of Labour and other related Legislation.
  • Good verbal, written and presentation communication.
  • Excellent report compilation skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to apply and interpret internal standards, processes and procedures.
  • Dispute resolutions skills.
  • Good mediation and counseling skills.
  • Willing to work long hours whenever the need arises.
  • Ability to work under pressure and time management skills.
  • Data processing, analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Good leadership skills.  

N.B: By responding to this advert, you consent to Heitha Staffing Group processing your personal information for recruitment purposes and confirm that any personal information has been submitted voluntarily.

To apply please send us your cv to intern@heitha.co.za

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us in 4 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful. 

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