Human Resources People & Culture Manager - Durban - International Group

Hospitality Jobs Africa Date Job Posted: 19-Jul-2021

Location: Durban

An incredible opportunity has arisen for a Human Resources – People and Culture Manager


  • International Group
  • Company known for their excellent in people
  • Responsible for approximately 700 staff around South Africa
  • Opportunity for travel around South Africa
  • Exciting brand with new innovations

Salary offered is R apply below – R apply below pm (a CTC of R apply below – R apply below per annum taking into account Company contributions


Role and Candidate Profile

Position:                              People & Culture Manager

Location:                             Durban

Direct reports:  4 direct reports

Prior experience in the Retail and Fast Moving Consumer Goods sectors will be a definite advantage.

Your strengths

  • A Bachelor‘s Degree in Human Resources
  • Appropriate recognised post-graduate qualification
  • Expert understanding of the BCEA (Basic Conditions of Employment Act), LRA (Labour Relations Act) and COIDA (Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act)
  • Excellent understanding of salary structuring
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word)
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience as an HR generalist in a management position
  • Proficient in speaking, reading and writing in English with report writing skills and compilation ability


Areas of responsibility will include but are not limited to:

Business Partnering

  • Participate in developing the People & Culture strategy to support the achievement of the overall business strategy
  • Understand the role and requirements of each business channel in order to support succession planning, skillsets required and timeframes to achieve this
  • Develop staff retention strategy to minimize staff turnover and ensure that motivated and high quality personnel are retained
  • Overall management of People and Culture Department, including personnel and delivery of departmental tasks

Recruitment and salary structuring

  • Appropriate staffing of the organization, including development of recruitment plans, undertaking recruitment and vetting successful candidates
  • Salary structuring, benefits and rewards management
  • Onboarding, induction and monitoring of candidates’ progress


  • Foster a culture of life-long learning
  • Identify training needs for current and future development, identify and manage training programmes


  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws regulating Employment Equity, including review and implementation of BEE plan to ensure that the organization achieves the set Employment Equity targets and plans
  • Manage BEE audits


  • Prepare Workplace Skills Plan and manage achievement of goals
  • Manage learnerships and maximize SETA subsidization of training programmes

POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act)

  • As the Information Officer, you will be responsible for coordinating POPIA compliance for each business channel 

Payroll Administration

  • Collect, check and collate all payroll input and send to Payroll Department for processing
  • Assist with investigation of payroll queries


Company Policies

  • Standardisation and implementation of company policies across the group of companies where reasonable to do so

Employee Wellness

  • Manage Employee Wellness programme


  • Complete all relevant documentation for workplace related injuries and manage medical treatment for employees

Wage negotiations

  • Build and maintain a good relationship with unions, shop stewards and company leadership
  • Manage annual wage negotiations for the group

Staff Discipline

  • Maintaining staff discipline, prepare and manage CCMA (Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration) cases

From time to time there will be projects to work on, and also a constant drive to improve existing controls and work methodologies.



Key Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills, must be approachable
  • Ability to work with employees across the corporate hierarchy
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Deadline driven and ability to work under pressure
  • Meticulous and accurate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in any other South African official language will be advantageous
  • Expert understanding of the theory and principles of best practice HR Management, as well as the practical implementation thereof
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Efficient, helpful proactive and professional
  • Ability to function well in high pressure environment and high sense of urgency
  • Personal effectiveness and a high level of self-management/self-motivated 

Job ID
Job Title
Human Resources People & Culture Manager - Durban - International Group
Employer Type
Salary Type
R530000 to 600000 CTC
Start Date
Meet all the necessary requirements listed in the job description
Are eligible to live and work in the country specified in the job description