Divisional Human Resource Manager Centurion | Ackermans

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JOB PURPOSE

An exciting and challenging opportunity has become available for a Divisional Human Resource Manager, within our Operations team. Partnering with the General Manager and the Divisional Sales Manager, the incumbent will support our Ackermans Connect and Ackermans Women store teams.
We are looking for a self-reliant, efficient, and influential individual who will pride themselves in providing a professional HR service to business partners in a SBU in order to maximize their contribution towards the profitability and growth of their business unit.
The successful applicant will need to be able to work in close partnership with their SBU team and with store managers, giving professional and expert advice on a broad range of people issues, so his/her ability to communicate at all levels and to have an effective interpersonal style is an important attribute


REPORTING STRUCTURE

• This position forms part of the
Operations Department


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Essential:

• Min of 3 years as HR Generalist within the retail Industry

Preferred:

• Experience in end-to-end recruitment
• Experiencing in Employee Relations and representing the company at the CCMA


Knowledge required:

• Strong business and retail understanding
• Best Practice in recruitment process
• Dismissal and CCMA/Labour Commission procedures
• Change management at store and divisional level
• Performance management at store level
• Coordination of training interventions
• Succession monitoring and coordination


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
:

Essential:

• Degree/Diploma in Human Resources
• Degree in Social Sciences

Preferred:

• Diploma in Labour Law


SKILLS

• Resilience
• Analytical skills
• Sound Judgement
• Communication
• Deadline driven
• Time management
• Prioritising
• Integrity


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business Partnering

• The development of people plans and the effective implementation thereof
• Providing and analysing people information to optimise business decisions
• Providing expert advice on all people issues
• The forecasting of risks and opportunities
• The development of appropriate action plans for implementation in partnership with their divisional team and store managers
• Acting as a change agent to heighten awareness and gain support for the Company’s People Strategy and strategic priorities
• Change agent – you will need to understand, support and promote the Company’s policies and procedures and the strategic direction of the HR function of Ackermans, and have the ability to consistently apply these in practice, as well as acting as a change agent by raising awareness and gaining support for People policies and Employment Equity throughout their teams

Talent management

• Attract and accurately identify top retail talent and recruit these individuals to the Company is a core skill for a DHRM and all candidates for the DHRM position will need to display outstanding people judgment, a very well-developed ability to recognize the attributes in others that will result in on the job performance, and have the flair to promote the Brand of Ackermans to future Phadimas
• Induction of new employees
• Co-ordination of training and development initiatives
• Succession planning

Employee Relations

• Management of industrial relations, including the management of cases through the dispute resolution stages (Labour Commission)


OTHER

• Candidate must be in possession of a valid Drivers’ License and be willing to travel extensively
• Short listed applicants will need to be prepared to undergo evaluations/assessments and interviews.

If you meet the above requirements as highlighted, please apply online.
The
closing date:
06 May 2022

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Key Responsibilities


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:


Business Partnering

• The development of people plans and the effective implementation thereof
• Providing and analysing people information to optimise business decisions
• Providing expert advice on all people issues
• The forecasting of risks and opportunities
• The development of appropriate action plans for implementation in partnership with their divisional team and store managers
• Acting as a change agent to heighten awareness and gain support for the Company’s People Strategy and strategic priorities
• Change agent – you will need to understand, support and promote the Company’s policies and procedures and the strategic direction of the HR function of Ackermans, and have the ability to consistently apply these in practice, as well as acting as a change agent by raising awareness and gaining support for People policies and Employment Equity throughout their teams

Talent management

• Attract and accurately identify top retail talent and recruit these individuals to the Company is a core skill for a DHRM and all candidates for the DHRM position will need to display outstanding people judgment, a very well-developed ability to recognize the attributes in others that will result in on the job performance, and have the flair to promote the Brand of Ackermans to future Phadimas
• Induction of new employees
• Co-ordination of training and development initiatives
• Succession planning

Employee Relations

• Management of industrial relations, including the management of cases through the dispute resolution stages (Labour Commission)