SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA Cape Town looking for a suitably qualified HR Business Partner.  The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Be a support / coaching partner to line management and provide HR guidance as needed.
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Support line management and business on optimal structures, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal as needed/required.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counselling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Effectively manage and implement HR processes (new hires, exits, etc.)
  • Assists international employees with expatriate assignments and related HR matters.
  • Identifies business training needs and manage execution thereof.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success.
  • Analyse trends/ metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant Qualification (Degree or Equivalent) in Human Resource Management, with a certified professional accreditation as advantageous.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience, within SEIFSA/MEIBC sector industries.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including remuneration practices, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and respective laws.
  • Proficient with MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with superior conflict management, facilitation and mediation skills.
  • Self-motivated, ‘can-do’ and results driven person with great influencing skills.

Core Competencies

  • Ability to understand and apply government Regulations and Acts related to injuries on duty.
  • Experience in the investigation of injuries.
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Communication Skills.

Deadline: 16 June 2023

Contact Details:

CV’s accompanied by a covering letter must be submitted to with the job title and applicant’s name in the subject line.  If an applicant does not comply with these instructions the application will be unsuccessful.  Telephone no: +27 21 505-3000.

A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated to attract the right calibre individual.

Psychometric assessments may be one of the methods utilised to determine the successful candidate.

SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is committed to fair and ethical recruitment practices to achieve sustainable inclusion and diversity without compromising on performance.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with.