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People Support Manager (HR Honours) BEE (Ref 105)

Full time
Cape Town, Northern Suburbs
Posted 2 weeks ago

Northern Suburbs. Market related. No med aid/prov fund.  But Risk benefits

Short Description

Our client has created a new role to establish a People Support function under the guidance and direction of the Executive Committee in support of the strategic objectives of the business. Responsibilities include the day-to-day support of employees, management and exco on people management matters, the design and maintenance of compliant people management policies and practices to ensure a healthy and productive working environment for all employees, and the facilitation of a culture of growth and performance.

Role Requirements


  • Honours Degree in Human Resource Management/Industrial Psychology from a recognised tertiary institute

Work Experience

  • 10 years’ experience in a HR generalist role working in the financial services and/or lending industry
  • Start-up business experience highly advantageous
  • Solid experience in payroll management, and the design and administration of compliant HR policies and practices

Employment Equity

  •  Preference will be given to candidates from a previously disadvantaged background

Key Performance Areas

Strategic People Management Support

  •  Define and drive an integrated people management approach and strategy in collaboration with the Exco team
  • Advise Exco on strategic and operational people management matters

People Management Policies and Practices

  • Design, benchmark and maintain legally compliant people management policies and practices, aligned with organisational needs and culture
  • Monitor, educate and advise management and employees on the application of policies and practices

Talent Sourcing and Acquisition

  • Design and maintain talent acquisition and selection best practices to attract the best talent
  • Manage and coordinate talent acquisition, selection and appointment processes
  • Manage and maintain talent acquisition channels and platforms, including LinkedIn and other social media platforms
  • Conduct on-boarding of new employees

Talent Development and Retention

  • Define and build organisational capability required for business performance and achievement of future strategic objectives
  • Design and maintain career paths and talent pipelines
  • Implement and monitor agile learning and development practices and interventions that meet the changing commercial, cultural and social needs of the business
  • Support employees with learning and development counselling and advice

Organisational Development

  • Design, implement and maintain performance management processes and practices to improve organisational and individual performance.
  • Support and advise Exco on appropriate organisation design and structure to deliver on operational and strategic objectives
  • Support Exco to define and embed a unique organisation culture and employer brand, driving employee attraction, engagement, and retention
  • Design and maintain internal communication practices to ensure an informed workforce and facilitate commitment from employees and managers.

Reward and remuneration practices and procedures

  • Benchmark reward and remuneration approach and practices against industry trends
  • Design, implement and maintain a remuneration strategy and competitive remuneration and reward practices to ensure the effective attraction, retention, and motivation of employees.

Payroll and Administration

  • Complete monthly payroll and administer all HR compliance documentation accurately and within deadlines as per regulatory requirements
  • Administration of all HR processes and documentation, including leave, employee benefits and other relevant HR matters
  • Manage HR Budget
  • Prepare and present monthly and annual reports and analyse trends to inform people management decisions.


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

Job Features

Job CategoryHR, People Support Manager

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