Our client, who has a national footprint, urgently seeks self-motivated and driven individuals with thorough knowledge of all labour legislation, labour consulting and dispute resolution procedures.
Please email application through to firstname.lastname@example.org
Main job function
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.
Relevant Tertiary qualifications would apply
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).
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.