Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 17 ka May 2021.

Chief Personnel Officer Employment Relations

Department of Employment and Labour - Bloemfontein, Free State

Full-Time | Government

Closing date yi 17 ka May 2021

Department of Employment and Labour Chief Personnel Officer Employment Relations Bloemfontein


  • A three (3) years relevant qualification in Human Resource Management/Labour Relations Management.
  • One (1)-two (2) years functional experience doing Employment Relations Management Services.
  • Valid Drivers' license.

Skills & Competencies

  • Public Service Commission’s rules for dealing with complaints and grievances.
  • Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council’s Resolutions.
  • Departmental policies and procedures.
  • Interpretation of case law and trends in Labour Law.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Research / analysing.
  • Batho Pele Principles.
  • Public Finance Management Act.
  • Employment Equity Act, Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations.
  • Problem solving.
  • Negotiation.
  • Presentation.
  • Good Communication skills (oral and written).
  • Research.
  • Analytical.
  • Report writing.
  • Conflict.
  • Computer literacy.


  • Conduct and analyse all grievances and complaints received from employees in the Province.
  • Draft charges and finalise all misconduct cases in the Province.
  • Represent the Department in all disputes referred to the General Public Service Sectoral Bargaining Council (GPSSBS) and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA).
  • Conduct advocacy sessions on employment related matters to the Province.
  • Provide administration support services in the section.

Additional Information

  • Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents.
  • Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered.
  • Each application for employment form must be duly signed and initialled by the applicant.
  • Failure to sign this form may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process.
  • The fully completed and signed new form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualification(s), academic transcripts including a Senior Certificate, ID-document and a Driver’s license where applicable.
  • The certification must be not older than six (6) months from the date of the advert.
  • Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications.
  • Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered.
  • The Department does not accept applications via fax or email.
  • Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.
  • If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).
  • The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.
  • The Department of Labour is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.
  • The Employment Equity Plan of the Department shall inform the employment decision.
  • It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s).
  • All attachments must be in PDF and in 1 (one) file, indicate the correct job title and the reference number of the post on the subject line of your email.
  • Use the correct email address associated with the post.
  • Failure to do so, your application will be disqualified.

Ref No

  • HR4/4/8/375


  • R316 791 per annum


  • Mr S Segalo Tel No: (051) 505 6206

Application Form

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For Attention

  • Sub-directorate: Human Resources Management, Bloemfontein

Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 17 ka May 2021.

Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 3 ka May 2021