Job Title

HR Generalist

Western Cape
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R25000 - R40000 Per Month
Sector: Manufacturing
Posted: 16 January 2024

Job Details

  1. Job Description

Overall Job Purpose:

The HR Generalist is to provide support to all employees and management with HR related matters; this position requires the incumbent to build key partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added services and enhance organisational culture by streamlining HR functions across all HR metrics.

Key Responsibilities:

Training and Skills Development

  • Act as SDF – Skills Development Facilitator and submit Work Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Reports (ATR) to MERSETA.
  • Process training needs for staff and liaise with Finance Department for payments.
  • Developing a skills matrix for employees
  • Keep records of all training interventions for employees for compilation of the annual training report to the SETA

Legislative Compliance

  • Develop, update and implement all HR policies and procedures.
  • Implement and monitor compliance to company BEE strategy.
  • Propose, implement, and monitor necessary action to meet BEE targets specifically related to employment equity, skills development and socio-economic development
  • Assist with the administration of claims such as workmen’s compensation, UIF and Provident fund
  • Ensure the development of statutory committees
  • Registration, documentation, and recordkeeping of UIF for employees

On-boarding & Off-boarding of Employees

  • Provide assistance to managers on staff recruitment and prepare advertisements for vacant positions
  • Pre-screening of CV’s received from applicants, schedule and conduct interviews
  • Conduct background checks for applicants
  • Prepare offer of employment, contract of employment and inform unsuccessful applicants
  • Finalise job descriptions and performance agreement in conjunction with management
  • Ensure new employee have the necessary equipment and assistance upon joining the company (PC, telephone, workstation, access to network, email address, access tag, stationary, etc.)

·        Induction of new employees and explanation of the company dynamics

·        Ensure new employee have an updated HR file, ensure registration for payroll and ESS and keeping personnel files up to date

·        Conduct exit interview for terminated employees and ensure that employees are issued a service certificate, UI-I9 form and ensure that all equipment have been returned in good working condition as well as the access tag and any keys

Performance Management

  • Develop and maintain performance management system
  • Inform managers of due dates for all performance reviews
  • Facilitation and documentation of annual performance review process ensuring adherence to agreed processes and procedures by both management and employees
  • Oversee implementation of poor performance counselling recommendations.
  • Maintain records of all performance management process flow – developmental plans, career plans etc
  • Record training and education needs of staff against project objectives and performance management outcomes

Labour Relations

·        Implement company’s disciplinary and grievance procedure in accordance with the policy

·        Keep management informed on labour relation issues affecting their employees

·        Assist management with the issue of warnings

·        Represent the company during disciplinary and grievance enquiries

·        Represent company in the CCMA when required


  • Review BBBEE Strategic Plan annually
  • Ensure that targets for BBBEE is met as far as possible

·        Give feedback to management with regards to progress on BBBEE targets

Job Requirements

Essential Qualifications:


·        BCom / HR related Degree / Qualification

Knowledge requirements:


  • Working knowledge of relevant labour legislation.

·        Preferably Skills Development Facilitator experience

Key Skills requirements:


·        Mature, positive attitude

·        Reliable and trustworthy

·        Discreet and diplomatic

·        Excellent communication skills (oral & written)

·        Able to handle stress & work under pressure when required

·        Sense of responsibility

·        Consistent and fair

·        Well organised

·        Diligent

·        Honest

·        Tactful and sensitive

·        High level of confidentiality

·        High level of integrity

·        High level of emotional intelligence

·        Assertive


Minimum Work Experience: 

·        At least 5 years’ experience as an HR Generalist