Job Description
HR Business Partner – consultant with flexi work offices
An HR Consultancy firm is seeking a customer orientated individual with strong collaborating and influencing capabilities to join our People Function/Talent team and be responsible for creating talent interventions to support a performance-based culture, employee engagement, competency development and drive a successful end-to-end execution of business Talent Management strategies. You will be responsible for the customisation, delivery and continuous improvement of Organisation Development (OD), recruitment and performance solutions.
Being a consultant, you will be working from client’s offices, from home and from the company’s office.
Key Performance Areas:
HR Administration
  • Monthly payroll
  • Annual EE reporting
  • Annual Seta reporting
Strategic impact
  • Provide support to management in the implementation of change initiatives
  • Plan, implement and evaluate HR initiatives that support the business units in achieving its strategic objectives
Operational Effectiveness
  • Proactively identify technical problems that arise that may affect delivery and propose resolutions to address these
  • Absenteeism management
  • Assist in improving operating structures and process improvement and development of new processes to optimise workflows and make operations more efficient
Talent management
  • Support leadership and business with strategic staffing, including manpower planning, talent inventory, and succession planning
  • Assist with high potential identification and development planning
  • Assist with the development and management of an Accelerated Development programme
  • Conduct Psychometric assessments and Assessment Centres as part of recruitment, development and team dynamic interventions
  • Design Assessment Centre batteries as part of recruitment and development
  • Ensure up to date role profiles
  • Assist with linking roles to job grades and to salary bands
  • Ensure all recruitment practices realise the talent profile requirements of the business
  • Drive the embedding of the employee experience across the employee lifecycle including onboarding, development, retention, engagement, off-boarding and alumni management
  • Execute the performance review cycle on an annual basis
  • Manage poor performance process and probationary reviews
  • Define work group and individual performance needs and develop value-added programmes and interventions
  • Improve hiring manager's talent management capabilities and help them get the most out of their talent pool. The includes continuous conversations about internal talent optimisation
  • Drive implementation of effective retention strategies for business succession pipeline and long-term career development plans for talented staff.
  • Assist in developing culture and engagement initiatives: Support the implementation of client’s culture through researching, designing, developing and implementing of innovative solutions and best practices
  • Employee engagement measurement and action planning: assist with the development of strategies to address and improve on issues identified by these surveys
  • Ensure all business hires experience business-specific onboarding programmes
  • Develop onboarding programmes per business function
Employee relations
  • Advise business on misconduct, incapacity and operational requirement issues in accordance with legislation and firm policy & procedures
Capability development
  • Promote a self-driven development culture in the business
  • Assist in the development of a learning and development culture
  • Implement Learning and Leadership Development strategies to facilitate holistic future-fit talent development for the business
  • Facilitate talent mobility within the business
  • Assist in developing and managing the Leadership Development programmes using the most appropriate methods and ensure a sufficient pool of potential future managers
  • Assist to develop and deploy an outcome-focused, sustainable training and development strategy and implement through professional administration, design, development and delivery to ensure effective talent development on all levels
  • Develop all aspects of curriculum development including course outlines, exercises, role-plays, case studies and comprehensive training modules to educate, enhance performance and recognise performance linking to annual training and development plans
Education & experience
  • Honours or Master’s degree in Industrial Psychology or equivalent
  • Registered Industrial Psychologist or Psychometrist
  • 2 years relevant experience in business partnering including
  • Design, development and implementation of training and development programmes
  • HR consulting i.e. recruitment, performance development and management and labour relations
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with clients on solving business/operational issues through the application of progressive people system practices
  • Experience working in a medium to large organisation/consulting experience
Key competencies required
  • Influence - Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
  • Performance drive - Seeks opportunities to challenge self and others and deliver and takes accountability for own results
  • Strategic direction - Understands objectives of the department and aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities
  • Talent development - Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador
  • Manages to results - Takes responsibility for assigned areas and contributes to the successful realisation of common goals
  • Solves problems - Identifies and solves problems objectively using analysis, experience and judgement
  • Manages change and ambiguity

Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 202040 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email .

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Cape Town Western Cape

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