Company: Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT)
Closing date: 24 August, 2021
The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is one of the largest biodiversity conservation NGOs in southern Africa, whose work is supported through the EWT’s Human Resources Department.
The chosen candidate of this position will lead and direct the routine and strategic functions of the Human Resources Department, including fulfilling the EWT’s aim to achieve best practice in all aspects of HR and to be the employer of choice in the conservation sector.
The candidate must have strong communicational skills and be proficient in the minimum requirements for this position as detailed below:
Ensure compliance with all labour laws
Assume overall responsibility for developing and maintain progressive policies and procedures and the EWT’s Employee Handbooks
Manage and implement all employee recruitment, development, retention, and succession planning
Ensure full compliance with all statutory requirements such as Employment Equity, Skills Development, Stats SA & COIDA
Advise and guide management by providing professional and legally compliant HR support
Develop and implement progressive people development strategies, objectives, and processes to develop staff to their full potential
Lead the drive in ensuring that the ongoing need for transformation is understood and implemented throughout the EWT
Maintain employee benefit programmes including employee benefits, insurances etc,
Ensure compliance and management of all Health and Safety matters
Ensure the professional handling of all recruitment and separation processes
Control of the EWT’s Payroll and leave systems
Development and management of Human Resources budget and administrative processes
Lead and implement the Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) processes
Honours Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Labour Law, or related, relevant field
Minimum 5-8 years Human Resources management experience
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
Experience in using Microsoft Office programmes such as Word, Outlook, and Excel
Excellent communication skills both written and spoken English. Second language would be an advantage
Strong organisational skills, including an ability to prioritise effectively, deliver high-quality work and adhere to stringent deadlines
Knowledge of and experience with B-BBEE and Civil Society Organisation certificate application and auditing processes
Self-motivated, with strong people skills and an approachable manner
Disciplined, innovative, and energetic
Excellent conflict management and negotiation skills
The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
This post is Johannesburg based and consideration will not be given to candidates not living in Johannesburg. The Endangered Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are requested to submit a CV with no less than three references, a completed EWT Employment Application form and a detailed motivation as to how and why they would be the best possible candidate for the post. Applicants who have not been contacted within ten days of the closing date must please assume that their application was unsuccessful. The EWT reserves the right not to make an appointment.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please email the required documents to Emma Chisare at email@example.com.
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