Labour Consultant (Ref: KHLCKZN)
Remuneration: RR30 – R60k on exp and value add

Position in the Human Resources and Recruitment sector in - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Thursday 17 November 2022
Job Description:

Our client, who has a national footprint, urgently seeks self-motivated and driven individual with thorough knowledge of all labour legislation, labour consulting and dispute resolution procedures.

Responsibilities include but are not limited too:

·        Proactively consult and advise clients within various industry sectors regarding labour compliance, labour matters and labour procedures.

·        Drafting of Human Resource documents such as contracts of employment, policies, procedures, UIF documents and correspondence.

·        Liaison with the Department of Labour, Bargaining Councils, Union Officials and other stakeholders.

·        Represent clients during union meetings, employee meetings and labour negotiations and identify possible solutions to conflicts.

·        Conduct retrenchments, grievance meetings and employee counselling sessions and advise clients on the process thereto.

·        Advise and assist clients with strike management.

·        Advise and conduct exemption applications.

·        Assist and advise clients during internal dispute resolution and/or conflict.

·        Advise on the processes and systems relating to the management and administration of disciplinary processes with a focus on the application of procedural and substantive fairness.

·        Preparing for and representing clients during conciliation and arbitration proceedings at the CCMA or Bargaining Council.

·        Drafting pleadings: rescission / condonation applications and heads of argument etc.

·        Draft proposals and counter-proposals, assess risk levels associated with proposed changes, and negotiate successfully.

·        Interpret the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, the Labour Relations Act, Sectoral Determinations and various other Collective Agreements/ Main Agreements and national acts.

·        Maintaining and building strong client relationships as well as networking and providing introductions for new prospective clients.

·        Must service a client base and be able to bring in new clients


Relevant Tertiary qualifications would apply


Minimum requirements:

·        Extensive knowledge and experience with labour legislation, collective agreements and CCMA proceedings

·        At least 7 years’ experience as a Labour/IR Consultant;

·        Valid driver’s licence and own reliable vehicle;

·        Critical skills: Communication (written and spoken – English), planning, organising and coordinating, good timekeeping, decisive thinking abilities, ability to work under pressure and strong writing skills;

·        Knowledge of computer operations and programs (Advanced skills in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel).

·        Ability to grow


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 Kay Henderson