Labour Consultant (Ref: KHLC)
Remuneration: R30 – R60k on exp and value add

Position in the Human Resources and Recruitment sector in JHB/PTA/Durban/Newcastle/Western Cape - Anywhere in South Africa
Posted On Wednesday 5 January 2022
Job Description:

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

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




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).





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