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HR Specialist

NACOSA - Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape

Closing date yi 12 ka December 2023

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  • NACOSA is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the HR Specialist position to manage the entire employee lifecycle, supporting the HR team, across all HR service categories including NACOSA data maintenance, scorecards, reporting.
  • The role will also work closely with the Head of HR and will be responsible for driving the HR Strategy and Transformation within the organization.

  • Degree/diploma in Human Resource Management or related field although experience and prior learning will also be considered.
  • A minimum of 6 years’ prior demonstrated HR experience.
  • 2 years of experience in labor relations and compliance.
  • Experience managing compensation and benefits program.
  • Sage 300 Payroll system experience.
  • Change management experience advantages.
  • Intermediate computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook and HRIS (SAGE 300) systems.
  • NGO working experience will be advantageous.
  • Capacity to apply discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality when handling sensitive information.
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle advantageous.
Skills & Competencies
  • Highly organized and structured approach to tasks.
  • Good time management skills and ability to deliver according to deadline.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, ethics, and cultural awareness.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Resilient and adaptable to change.
  • Demonstrate team leadership, is creative and taking initiative.
  • Passionate about social health and welfare issues and making a difference in communities.
  • Travelling from time to time is a requirement of this position.
  • A good understanding of the communities within the Western Cape and willingness to work within communities from time to time.
  • Support the Head of HR to roll out HR initiatives, strategy and drive the transformation plan.
  • Contribute and provide input into the HR strategy aligned to the NACOSA Strategic Plan.
  • Partner in NACOSA culture building, support and coordinate employee engagement and social activities to promote and nurture a positive and open working environment.
  • Responsible for and key admin user in maintaining the HRMS through ensuring all required information and employee data is accurately maintained and updated promptly on HRMS and employee personnel files.
  • Develop reports, dashboards and metrics from HR data sources periodically.
  • Responsible for the employee life cycle through supporting the HR operations such as employee onboarding, employment changes and off-boarding.
  • Support the implementation and advising line mangers of fair industrial relations processes, including contracting practices, disciplinary action, etc.
  • Responsible to ensure an accurate and on-time in-house payroll.
  • Ensuring that all regulatory filings to local government authorities, corporate employee programs, insurance and medical benefits are administered accurately.
  • Support in administering compensation and benefit surveys and updates with staff.
  • Review monthly payroll reports and reconciliations with the Finance department.
  • Support, ensuring and developing HR Policies, Procedures and Practices are complying and aligned with the business and local statutory requirements.
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Ref No
  • 2024005
  • Market Related