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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 27, 2020
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    Where we are - A presence in two provinces The NWU is a multi-campus university with a footprint across two provinces. The Mafikeng and Potchefstroom Campuses are situated in the North-West Province and the Vaal Triangle Campus is in Gauteng. The head office, known as the Institutional Office, is in Potchefstroom, situated near the Potchefstroom Campus. W...
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    Human Resource Practitioner

    Purpose of the position:

    • To be the first point of contact to employees and management on HR related queries and to provide prompt, accurate and thorough assistance in line with the People & Culture Service Charter. To execute HR core processes in line with People and Culture and NWU strategy. Maintain healthy people relations and develop effective working relationships with staff, management and unions.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources and Related Field (NQF Level 7)
    • Five (5) years’ operational experience as HR Generalist

    Functional / Technical Competencies (Knowledge and Skills)

    • In depth knowledge of HR business partner processes as it applies to the organisational context Knowledge of talent management principles, practices, philosophies and procedures
    • Knowledge of general Human Resources principles, practices and procedures
    • Strategic thinking
    • Analytical thinking
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work with cross functional teams
    • Ability to liaise effectively across all levels of responsibility in the organisation

    Job Specification

    HR Process Support & Execution

    • Support, execute and monitor HR processes in the assigned areas/ divisions aligned to overall People and Culture strategy.
    • Work closely with Centres of Expertise within People and Culture unit and managers in faculties and support units on Campus to ensure cohesive and coordinated services.
    • Execute HR value chain and core processes from talent management, benefits, culture and transformation to wellness.
    • Provide excellent customer service and maintain effective stakeholder relations.
    • Consult and advise managers and staff on various day-to-day HR practices.
    • Monitor and ensure compliant HR practices, policy & SOP.
    • Coordinate and compile monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting aligned to strategic metrics including trend analysis and recommendations.
    • Leave management.
    • Drive risk management and compliance

    Employee Relations

    • Implement and execute employee relations agenda and participate in ER matters up to CCMA when applicable.

    Organisation structure & Position management

    • Work with the strategic workforce team to on position management, organisation structures and workforce plan for assigned areas of responsibility – joint accountability
    • Participate in budgeting and workforce planning processes and relevant committees and structures.
    • Responsible for workforce analytics – joint accountability
    • Execute appointment process and exit procedures and termination administration, placement and letters.

    Recruitment, Selection and Placement

    • Execute all recruitment, screening, selection, placement and on-boarding/induction on Campus. Compile internal/external advertisements, verify against policy and approve.
    • Conduct screening, shortlists and interviews.
    • Arrange psychometric assessments for shortlisted candidates – joint accountability
    • Compile offer letters.

    Role ownership & Personal leadership

    • Stakeholder relationship development and effectiveness.
    • Regulatory and statutory compliance and reporting.
    • Process and system utilisation and adherence.
    • Personal effectiveness, wholeness and development.
    • Values-based behaviour leadership and personal compliance.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to North West University on to apply

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