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HR Manager (Training & Development) (Ref 105)

Full time
Cape Town, Cape Winelands
Posted 3 weeks ago

Kuilsriver/Stellenbosch on a farm. Salary R40k – R50k no benefits. 18 days leave p.a.

Our client has a position available for a People Development Manager, reporting to the Managing Director. Must be able to speak English & Afrikaans. This is a newly created and varied position. It is ideal for someone who has experience in HR, payroll, development and training. This person should be able to motivate people with strong leadership skills, have exceptional Excel and analytical skills, with a passion for training. The People Development manager will be responsible for the overall management, change, improvement and development of all aspects of HR, performance and talent management.  You will have the responsibility to turn the diverse culture into a cohesive, engaged, and high-performing community. You will make everyone who steps through the doors feel like a part of the family.

Main Functions:

  • Management of the HR department
  • Performance Management and guidance to managers
  • Training and Development
  • Manage employee relations and well-being


  • Diploma or degree in HR Management / Industrial Psychology qualification or equivalent with 5 years’ experience as HR Generalist
  • 3 Years of Training and Change Management experience
  • Experience of developing leadership, succession strategies and staff engagement programs, with energy and drive suited to the retail industry
  • Working knowledge of the Labour Relations Act (LRA), and all other acts relevant the HR environment, ensuring the disciplinary process is followed, up to and including chairing a disciplinary enquiry
  • Proficient in any Time and Attendance system as well as payroll system, preferably Sage Online and ESS, with knowledge of ETI
  • Reside in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town (Kraaifontein, Kuilsrivier, Brackenfell, Durbanville or Bellville)
  • Accurate and detail orientated
  • Has strong analytic and critical reasoning skills to assess risks, anticipate difficulties and is capable of effective problem solving
  • Good time management and a fast learner who takes initiative
  • Have experience in managing a team within the FMCG/retail trade
  • Driver’s license and own transport


Management of HR Department:

  • Management of the HR Administrator and HR Intern
  • Oversee the full HR functions for up to 250 staff across 9 sites within the Western Cape (Managers, Store Level staff, production and warehouse staff)
  • Oversee full Payroll function, EMP201 and EMP501 reconciliations and submissions
  • Setup necessary HR reporting and Dashboards
  • Manage labour inspections and compliance
  • Employment Equity and Workplace skill plan compile and submit
  • Oversee recruitment and selection process
  • Analyzing business structures, procedures, processes, and the utilization of resources, development of SOP
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources

Performance management:

  • Design, implement and manage the company’s performance management process in line with overall organizational objectives
  • Ensure the implementation of an effective Performance Review system is maintained and regularly updated and refreshed to meet the needs of the business
  • Co-ordinate the Performance Review Process according to the Company’s Policies and Procedures ensuring that time frames are adhered to and development plans actively enforced
  • Monitor and consistently evaluate the performance management process and report results to top management
  • Ensure that all employees are educated in relation to the performance management model
  • Able to translate strategic goals into effective and achievable plans and monitor their progress and outcomes
  • Regular audits are done on all job descriptions ensuring that job descriptions are updated regularly for each position in the company

Training and development:

  • Identify the organisational development/learning needs and devise solutions which deliver successful outcomes
  • Liaise with other managers to understand all necessary aspects of their learning and development needs, and to ensure they are fully informed of corporate learning and development objectives
  • Manage the organisation and delivery of company induction sessions, including writing and delivering the presentations
  • Manage a training plan that details required training that is delivered within the agreed/specific time scales and ensure outcomes are appropriately measured and reported on
  • Develop an integrated learning and development plan which aligns with Skills Development plan as well as the Company’s learning and development framework
  • Develop a structured approach to talent management and succession planning that offers effective development for our people and ensure long term business continuity
  • Develop and deliver an approach for coaching and mentoring

Employee relations and well-being:

  • Identify trends, best practices, and opportunities for improvements to drive employee engagement and retention
  • Executes engagement and cultural initiatives/events/programs for all employees i.e staff birthdays, employee of the month
  • Manage Employee Branding
  • Co-ordinate staff wellness activities i.e Mothers’ Day, Fathers’ Day, Easter
  • Managing staff Facebook group

Please submit your CV with photo as a Word Document and kindly let me know what you are/were earning please?

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