Job Title

HR Officer

South Africa, Gauteng
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Area: South Africa, Gauteng
Sector: Administration
Posted: 2 July 2024

Job Details

A payment solutions provider is looking for an HR Officer to be a support to the HR Department and be responsible for all administrative tasks including providing excellent assistance and support to employees and managers, while contributing to a positive working environment for everyone.  


  • Maintaining employee records 
  • Preparing contracts and amending them where necessary 
  • Administer the onboarding of new employees (Internal communications, new joiner packs, showing new employees the facilities, registering employees on all internal boards, etc.) 
  • Provide support and input in new hire orientation in compiling and distributing information as required by the business 
  • Being a point of contact for employees on any HR-related queries 
  • Assisting with payroll administration 
  • Administering of external training 
  • Assisting with recruitment administration 
  • Assist with filling vacancies by placing internal and external adverts, screening and shortlisting applicants, reference checking, setting up interviews, and compiling interview guides 
  • Compile increase letters, confirmation of employment letters, certificate of service letters and general ad hoc letters as requested 
  • Administer invoice payments of recruitment service providers for successfully appointed candidates 
  • Liaise with line managers to obtain contract renewal/ending information 
  • Managing Occupational Health and Safety 
  • Preparing EE online submissions, attending EE meetings, maintaining all EE records and assisting with the drafting of the EE plan 
  • Assist with general HR and Payroll queries 
  • Employee exit process management 
  • Performance management administration 
  • Administrating and maintaining HR policies 
  • Assisting with any Ad hoc duties and Projects as and when required 
  • Oversee and supervise the office team on the day-to-day operations
  • Coordinate internal communication initiatives 
  • Assisting with employee events including executive meetings, year-end functions, conferences, induction and training.  


  • Matric 
  • Degree or Diploma in Human Resources  
  • Understanding of labour laws and disciplinary procedures 
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices 
  • Good understanding of all the appropriate Acts (LRA, BCEA, OSHA, COID, EEA) 
  • ATR/WSP experience  

Critical competencies:  

  • Strong ethics and reliability 
  • High level of confidentiality 
  • Meticulous HR administration skills and exceptional attention to detail 
  • Excellent (internal) client service skills 
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with internal and external stakeholders including the engagement with Executive Management 
  • Motivated, positive, can-do attitude and solution orientated approach 
  • Have a professional and personable demeanour 
  • Proficient in MS Office 
  • Own, reliable transport 
  • Process driven 
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English 
  • Ability to organize and prioritise when under pressure