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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 3, 2020
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    Nedbank Group Limited is a bank holding company that operates as one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. The company's shares have been listed on the JSE Limited since 1969. The group offers a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services through four main business clusters, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retai...
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    Head ER and Transformation

    Job Purpose

    Act in a CoE role to support, manage and implement employee relations and transformation strategies within Nedbank and ensure compliance with relevant legislation

    Job Responsibilities

    • Provide input into future-ready Employee Relations and Transformation policies and strategies, referencing local and global HR trends and best practices, taking into consideration context, economic outlook and available support to meet business needs
    • Engage in key negotiations and foster constructive working relationships with relevant parties (trade unions and regulatory authorities), on a range of labour-related issues to achieve desired and acceptable outcomes for all stakeholders
    • Develop effective labour strategies to secure desired performance of people to deliver organisational goals and objectives
    • Develop and / or source and identify interventions to drive the creation of an inclusive culture
    • Advocate transformation campaigns to raise awareness and foster an inclusive employment culture
    • Identify opportunities to raise the corporate branding and profile around transformation through communications with internal and external stakeholders
    • Champion HR activities with a global mindset while being aware of local culture sensitivities and needs
    • Perform trend analysis by understanding the competitive environment in which the business interacts
    • Look across a series of data and anticipate implications of business activity on HR practices
    • Understand the business strategy and determine its implications on transformation and employee relations practices
    • Provide specialist guidance and advisory services to business to determine the appropriate course of action in transformation and employee relations related matters
    • Develop and / review HR policies and procedures in compliance with employment legislation and advise on labour policies and practices, employment legislation and their applications to business to facilitate their understanding of compliance requirements and build capability
    • Review HR processes impacted by employment legislation to ensure controls are in place to prevent regulatory breaches
    • Interact and liaise with industry bodies to keep abreast with industry practices and hold Nedbank in good standing

    Minimum Experience Level

    7 - 10 years experience in union negotiations, CCMA, labour law case resolution process, skills development, understanding of the BBBEE Scorecard and Employment Equity.

    Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

    • Professional Qualifications/Honour’s Degree

    Preferred Qualification

    LLB / Legal / HR or role related qualification

    Type of Exposure

    • Managed collective bargaining with unions
    • Addressing union related issues (e.g.; petitions to organise; grievances)
    • Corresponding with union officials to address employment related matters (e.g.; adverse impact; promotion issues)

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

    • Negotiation
    • Conflict management
    • Problem solving skills
    • Diversity management
    • Business Reporting Skills
    • Risk Management
    • Employment Equity / DTI plans/labour legislation
    • Relevant regulatory, compliance and risk legislation
    • General Communication Skills
    • Alternative dispute resolution

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Strategic Influence
    • Driving Execution
    • Communication
    • Customer Orientation
    • Decision Making
    • Execution
    • Establishing Strategic Direction
    • Creating an Inclusive Environment

    Closing Date: 02 November 2020

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

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