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  • Posted: Oct 12, 2020
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    The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of busines...
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    HR Partner

    About The Role

    • Are you an experienced HR generalist with a passion for people topics who prioritizes clients in people solutions? We are looking for a driven team member to join our team of great HR professionals. Our opportunity is for a dynamic and engaged HR professional, who is excited and committed to building talent proactively to meet the growing needs of MEA markets. As a trusted partner to the business you will create opportunities to successfully deliver meaningful projects to build talent. We offer a rare chance to work directly with the MEA HR team and the business heads to grow the Corporate Solutions business in South Africa as well as to extend your partnering expertise in Israel and Ivory Coast. Our success is in being a team of self starters with innovative problem solving abilities and eye for detail, who are intellectually curious and are driven by outstanding customer experience. If you identify yourself with our values, keep reading!

    HR Partnering
    Key responsibilities

    • You are the Primary lead on People strategy design, implementation and execution for the growing Corporate Solutions (Corso) business in South Africa
    • You support HR Country Manager SA on delivering the location people strategy across Business Units.
    • You lead and execute standard labour relations issues including restructuring, grievances, disciplinary, exits, under-performance and other key labor relations processes
    • You help craft and implement new HR services and solutions for the business
    • You support on BBBEE strategy management, implementation and monitoring, as well as reporting.
    • You drive Diversity and Inclusion interventions

    You Also Provide General Advisory Services Which Will Include

    • Salaries and Compensation
    • Leadership, personal growth and career development
    • Continuous Performance management
    • Enabling an agile, commercial and learning culture
    • Talent acquisition, onboarding pipeline planning.
    • Support on Employee Engagement, Organisation and Talent Management and Annual Compensation Review.

    HR Administration

    • 4 eye-check of required data input into systems and payroll
    • Back-up support to HR Service Delivery Specialist on all matters of policy, payroll and benefit administration for all MEA countries.

    About The Team

    We are a small team based in Cape Town with family-like atmosphere consisting of HR Partners and service delivery specialists. Together we act with courage, inspire confidence and accelerate business impact. We strive to improve customer happiness by always looking for innovations and process improvements. You will be based in Johannesburg, having a unique chance to extend our footprint and work closely with the Corso South Africa team as your primary clients. You will travel to Cape Town frequently. You will also have the opportunity to work with various generalist HR functions, Centres of Expertise and with colleagues across the world, as we are part of outstanding international HR community.

    About You

    • Minimum of 8 years' HR advisory experience preferably in a matrix or global company, combining both partnering and administration experience
    • Bachelor's degree in HR, Industrial Psychology, Business preferred
    • Local South African employment law knowledge and can apply this practically and pragmatically
    • Experience in both payroll and benefits administration
    • Outstanding relationships across a diverse spectrum and you bring strong communication skills
    • Communicate openly and empathetically and handling ambiguity
    • Outstanding attention to detail and analytical thinking
    • Confident with MS SharePoint and MS Office (Power Point, Excel)
    • Proficient in English (verbal and written).
    • Ability to work independently and within a team

    We are excited to meet you!. Preference will be given to South African Employment Equity candidates. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


    • Reference Code: 94726

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Swiss Re on to apply

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