Human Resources Generalist (Ref: SSHRG)

Position in the Human Resources and Recruitment sector in Hillcrest, Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 18 September 2023
Job Description:

Our client in  retail sector requires a HR Generalist with a minimum of 5 years experience in Human Resources retail.

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Main job function


Employee Relations

·        Provide advice to line managers regarding the conduct and misconduct management processes.

·        Provide advice to line managers and investigate/process disciplinary cases.

·        Participate in consultations with organized labour.

·        Coach Line Managers on effective delivery of Disciplinary hearings.

·        Represent the organization at CCMA (Conciliation and Arbitration).


Talent Acquisition

·        Ensure that the Resourcing process is adhered to and jobs are timorously advertised and tracked on the Social Media channels externally and via hand delivered applications internally.

·        Manage, coordinate and conduct interviews with Line Managers and make recommendations.

·        Utilize various sourcing methods, including job boards, social media, and networking, to identify and engage with potential candidates.

·        Evaluate candidates' skills, experience, and cultural fit during the interview process.

·        Manage communication with candidates, ensuring a positive candidate experience.

·        Assist with on boarding and orientation processes as needed.


Talent Management

  • Coach Line Managers on Performance Management Process and Talent & Org Review process.

·        Coordinate the performance appraisal documents and consolidate performance ratings.

·        Drive the succession planning.

·        Facilitate employment equity target setting and monitor profile.

·        Organizational Design

·        Liaise with Line Managers to get rationale for proposed positions, draw up new proposed org and submit to HR Manager for sign off.

·        Drive change management initiatives in line with the business and organizational objectives


Training & Development

·        Conduct training needs and skills gap analysis for business and assist with the compiling of training budget/plan.

·        Plan, coordinate and organize relevant training initiatives.

·        Facilitate HR training including ad hoc refresher for employees and Line Managers.

·        Assist with reporting, analysis and submission of the Workplace Skills Plan and the Annual Training Report for relevant SETA

·        Facilitate the implementation and tracking of all related Skills Development legislative requirements. This includes (but is not limited to) Skills Development Plans, Annual Training Reports, Learner ships.


BBBEE & Employment Equity

·        Drawing quarterly reports and discuss at EE meeting also using the same reports of appointments

·        Assist with the compilation of EE and BBBEE info for Skills Development

·        Support and facilitate BBBEE Skills Development initiatives


HR Administration

·        Manage new employee on-boarding process.

·        Manage terminations and exit interviews.

·        Manage the capturing of HR information and data into the relevant systems and assure the integrity of the data.

·        Provide advice and information to management and employees on HR policies and procedures

·        Advise management on work matters, career development, personal problems and industrial matters.

·        Counsel employees on policies and rules relating to employment policies and programmes, and on the company’s rules and regulations.

·        Prepare and analyse HR reports for HR Manager





Matric relevant diploma



Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a HR Generalist in a retail or similar environment.


Proficiency in MS Office

Proficient knowledge of Labor Laws such as BCEA, LRA, EE, SDA and Health and Safety regulations





A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Sharon Smit