SMD Technologies Human Resources Manager Jobs in South Africa

SMD Technologies Human Resources Manager Jobs in South Africa

The HR Manager’s main responsibility is to head a company’s HR Department and fulfil its needs by retaining current employees, assisting with all employee queries, making sure the company complies with labour laws and oversee the overall happiness of staff.

HR Manager Duties

  • Maintain an effective HR department

  • Oversee full function recruitment; including job descriptions, advertising, interviews, assessments, screening, salary and placement negotiations, and offers of employment.

  • Mediate, initiate and chair disciplinary and/or grievance hearings

  • Represent and negotiate for the company at CCMA, Union meetings, and criminal court

  • Policy and SOP formation and execution, as well as training and implementation thereof

  • Training and ensuring compliance to the company code of conduct

  • Conflict resolution; internal and external, as well as implementing, imposing and upholding disciplinary sanctions

  • Creating, updating and issuing contracts

  • Performance management: incl. performance reviews, training, and counselling

  • Staff upliftment and culture including team buildings and social events

  • SETA’s, Skill development, Training and induction- including sourcing/creation of materials needed, reports, monitoring, and auditing thereof

  • BEE and EE; as well as chairing EE and BEE panels and creating and submission of relevant reports and documentation

  • Strategic HR; incl. Staff reallocation, promotions, demotions, & 2-way negotiations thereof

  • Creating and updating active and terminated employee files on digital and hard copy

  • Leave and timekeeping, including monitoring biometrics, ActivTrac and ESS

  • Terminations; dismissals, resignations and negotiating retention and termination agreements
    UIF; incl. terminations and maternity, as well as Maternity/parental benefits updates and counselling

  • Payroll (sage VIP); loading and calculating, and submitting full reports to the director

  • Employee counselling, both personal and professional

  • OHS training, implementation and
    review, including ensuring creation and display of SOPs and submission of IODs

  • Promote a healthy working environment for staff and management

  • Develop and initiate training and orientation plans for new starters

  • Report on the cost of HR and current/future recruitment needs/drive

  • Manage risk by being compliant with South Africa labour laws and recommendations.

  • Stay abreast of all labour legislation and evolving needs of the employer and its employees

  • Collect and analysing employee data

  • Manage HR and staff-wellness initiatives within budgetary constraints.

  • Build trust with employees and support them where needed.


  • Must be well-organised and have excellent time-management skills.

  • Be a successful negotiator and influencer.

  • Analyse information quickly with good problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communicator to all levels of personnel in the company.

  • Be good at keeping the peace and manage conflict in the company.

  • Real listening skills and respect for confidentiality.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Human Resources or related field of study.

  • Bcom Law/LLB advantageous

  • 5 or more years’ experience in an HR management role.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; SMD Technologies Human Resources Manager Jobs in South Africa

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