Senior Human Resource Practitioner

  • Full Time
  • Randburg
  • Apr 30, 2021

Duties and responsibilities

  • Compile and coordinate WSP and advise Management accordingly with regards to training interventions that need to be scheduled
  • Ensure the ATR/ WSP are submitted to the Service SETA
  • Identify and assess the workforce’s current skill levels and compare them with the skills required to meet future business objectives and recommend appropriate solutions or courses
  • Ensure training feedback documentation is completed after each training intervention and provide feedback to relevant Management.
  • Ensure all new employees complete an induction course on relevant work processes within the first month
  • Coordinate the on-boarding of new employees with management and ensure completion within the required timelines
  • Assist with the compilation of training manuals & material
  • Source appropriate training courses to accommodate the required training needs
  • Use initiatives to identify relevant training courses and share information with Management
  • Assist with the development of training budget (monitor costs and keep programmes in accordance with budget)
  • Ensure quality assurance of training and development
  • Maintain training records and update the HR system on a monthly basis (attendance registers; invoices and schedules)
  • Review and assess Employee Study Assistance for approval while complying with Training and Development policies and procedures
  • Review training and development policies, recommend changes and ensure accurate interpretation thereof
  • Participate and report on training at different forums
  • Assist with succession planning initiatives and its administration
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the HR strategy
  • Coordinate and drive HR initiatives as required in line with the area of specialization
  • Serve as coach to employees and managers in building high performing teams, enhancing employee engagement and improving retention of high-potential staff
  • Support the HR Manager in facilitating the Employment Equity and Skills
  • Facilitate committee meetings and submit relevant statutory reports as needed
  • Assist with Organizational Development activities and projects including Change Management processes
  • Compile relevant HR Reports (On a monthly, quarterly or annual basis)
  • Prepare and facilitate monthly Regional HR Business Partnering Meetings
  • Ensure ongoing HR systems data integrity (Sage People HR/ Performance Management System/ E-Learning etc)
  • Internal HR processes improvement and auditing thereof
  • Will be responsible for 2 regions in respect of various HR services including recruitment and selection


  • Ability to build strong effective relationships with all employees as well as external and internal stakeholders, i.e. service providers, colleagues and management
  • Above average verbal and written communication and listening skills
  • Ability to withstand pressure and manager multiple tasks
  • Must at all times be diplomatic and assertive (where needed) with employees and /or customers
  • Ability to overcome obstacles and meet targets and deadlines, thereby producing the specified results
  • Ability to work independently and use initiatives along with problem solving abilities
  • Must be a good team player and achieve objectives
  • Must be meticulous in carrying out tasks/instructions etc.
  • Good interpersonal and decision making skills
  • Good analytical skills with attention to details
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Service SETA experience would be advantageous
  • In-depth exposure and experience in all HR functional areas
  • Good knowledge and basic exposure to junior/supervisory and people management skills
  • Knowledge of the relevant legislations e.g. EEA, SDA etc.
  • Solid experience in statutory reporting such as WSP, ATR and EE



  • Relevant Diploma/Degree in Human Resources/ Industrial Psychology or related HR field. A postgraduate degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience in Learning and Development with proven track record
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in administering and compiling WSP/ ATR for a medium to large organization
  • Previous experience in coordination and facilitation of EE and Training committees
  • Advance knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Sage People 300 HR system experience (highly advantageous)
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