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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2020
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    AfroCentric Investment Corporation Limited ("AfroCentric”) is a black-owned, investment holding company which is substantially invested in healthcare. AfroCentric was established in 2008 and is listed in the healthcare sector on the JSE. Through its operating subsidiaries, AfroCentric provides health administration and health risk management solutions ...
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    Executive Director: Human Capital and Transformation

    Job Purpose

    The Executive Director: Human Capital and Transformation is responsible for planning and directing corporate Human Resources and other administrative staff functions in support of Group objectives.

    Specific responsibilities include all aspects of Human Resource Management, including Compensation and Benefits, Training and Development, Transformation, Employee Relations and long-range planning. Originates policies and manages administrative activities affecting all operations and locations of the company.

    Key Responsibilities

    Develop and execute the Human Capital (HC) Strategy aligned to the Group AfroCentric Strategy

    • Design and implement the Human Capital (HC) strategy to support the overall strategic aims and objectives across the Group
    • Liaise with executives and managers across a variety of strategic objectives to design an aligned HC plan
    • Define the interdependencies across HC priorities to design the best approach
    • Create policies, processes and procedures to support the business in HC activities
    • Track and drive progress to achieve objectives and realigns to changing requirements
    • Represent HC and participates in various internal groups and committees across the Group
    • Supports executives and senior managers in advising on key HC issues and priorities

    Design and Operationalise the HC delivery Model

    • Oversee the development of functional HC areas strategies and plans
    • Ensure that effective and relevant HC systems, processes & practices are in place for the various HR applications (performance management, recruitment, training and development, compensation and benefits, expatriate management, succession planning, labour relations).
    • Manage communication plans and approaches to educate the business regarding the HC service Delivery model and approach
    • Control the update and changes to the HC operating model and approach to suit changing business needs
    • Design the HC divisional structure to support the Group Strategy

    Transformation and Regulatory Compliance/Organisational Culture

    • Oversee and operationalize the BBBEE transformation mandate across the Group
    • Define parameters and frameworks for external providers and practitioners in alignment with BBBEE status requirements
    • Manage and plan the Integration of all new acquisitions into the transformation mandate and group standards
    • Management of regulatory compliance and reporting EE perspective across the Group
    • Manages the execution of and report on Employment Equity, Diversity & and organisational development initiatives that drive the Transformation agenda
    • Leading and analysis of employee feedback and data with the aim of creating a better working environment and engaged culture
    • Taking oversight of the company’ culture 

    HCM Shared Services Framework Design and deployment

    • Oversee and manage the optimisation of the HCM Shared Services function
    • Employee Wellness
    • Compensation and Benefits management including overseeing the design of compensation and reward strategies, plans and programmes as aligned to Group
    • Ensure the optimisation of the overall organisational design to support business growth and achievement of strategies
    • Payroll optimisation and efficiency
    • Define the standards Guide the development, implementation and maintenance of an appropriate and effective electronic HR administration system

    HR Business Partners and COE Talent Management

    • Set frameworks based on best practice to provide advisory services across the group serviced by Business partners
    • Take accountability for the implementation of an effective performance management system as well as cascaded objectives across the Group and enhance the COE – performance management / people development training function
    • Aligns the overall HC to Talent management requirements of the Group as aligned with the Overall HC strategy
    • Ensures the optimisation of a model to create a pipeline of talent through effective Talent, Succession and Career Development Management through the implementation of relevant tools
    • Advises and reports to CEO and board regarding human capital and talent management trends – ensures that HC trends are incorporated into HR processes to ensure remain competitive and relevant
    • Ensures that the workforce is competent and has the right skills through training interventions to deliver on the strategy
    • Monitor and evaluate the impact of employee development interventions on performance

    Optimise Specialist Employee Relations Services

    • Develop and maintain relationships with shop stewards and union officials to facilitate all related HC processes.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with all internal customers to facilitate meeting HC objectives.
    • Maintain sound partnership relationships with Trade Unions for the effective management of relations and wage negotiations
    • Work closely with executives and line managers, providing them with expert guidance, coaching and support on the full range of HR activities to ensure a consistent and fair approach to people management throughout the office
    • Remain up to date with legal developments and advises management on compliance and risk factors locally and across Regions
    • Provides advice and guidance on individual employee relations cases, ensuring that these are well managed and meet the requirements of best practice and employment legislation Identifies and highlights people risks against all applicable legislation, policies, frameworks & standards for area of responsibility


    • Bachelor's Degree/ NQF 7
    • Post graduate Diploma and Professional Registration / NQF level 8


    • 15 years experience in Senior/Executive Management roles in Human Capital Management in a listed Company.

    Key Skills

    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Digital Acumen
    • Agility
    • Good writing, analytical and problem solving skills

    Key Knowledge

    • Relevant Legislation
    • Business Acumen
    • Financial Acumen
    • People Practices

    Method of Application

    • If you meet these requirements, please send your CV to


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