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HR Manager


7th April 2021

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

6 to 8 years

Cost to company


Full Time


  • Health and Safety Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • Human Resources Administration
  • Human Resources Policies
  • Labour Relations
  • Recruitment
  • Remuneration Management
  • Training & Development
  • Wage Processing


  • Textile

Job Description

Our client, a prominent name in the textile industry and based in Pietermaritzburg, is currently looking to employ an HR Manager.


Reporting to the CEO the successful candidate will assume the following responsibilities:

  • Performance Management-deliver performance management programs that drive a high performance culture
  • Recruitment and selection –direct and manage the recruitment and selection process to engage the best suited recruits to meet company needs
  • Learning and development- implement, facilitate and monitor effectiveness of training programs- including training programs to educate and promote awareness of regulatory compliance
  • Human Resources Policy – develop, implement and maintain human resource policies across the organisation
  • Reporting and management of human resource metrics- produce reports on key metrics including remuneration and benefits, absenteeism and turnover
  • Leadership- mentor and coaching subordinates and management to help them reach their potential
  • Ensuring adequate security measures are in place to safeguard employees and company assets
  • Develop an effective method of communication within the organisation to ensure employees are appropriately informed about relevant matters
  • Identification of risks and implementing mitigating actions
  • Disseminate applicable Labour Legislation and advising on adherence and impact on business
  • Manage employee relations with trade unions.



  • Tertiary qualification in human resources management or business management and extensive knowledge and experience in HR matters
  • Demonstrated track record in developing and implementing strategic and HR objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal coaching, communication, negotiation and consultative skills at all levels
  • Ability to engage with and win respect of leaders to successfully influence them on key change initiatives
  • Demonstrated commitment to health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of all applicable legislative requirements
  • Ability to negotiate wages and conditions of employment at national level
  • Understanding of bargaining council policies and procedures and providing input to these
  • Implementing and maintaining an effective and efficient job evaluation system


Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying.