RCL Foods: HR Practitioner

Reference NumberRCL210417-1
CompanyRCL Foods
Job TitleHR Practitioner
FunctionsHR Operations
Job Type ClassificationPermanent
Location – Town / CityMidrand
Location – ProvinceGauteng
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Job DescriptionRCL FOODS is currently seeking a talented and organized HR Practitioner to join the Chicken Team based in Gauteng. The HR Practitioner will report to the HR Business Partner. The team requires an experienced HR Professional with excellent knowledge of the practices, principles and legislations. The purpose of the role is to ensure the implementation of key HR processes including recruitment, staff counselling, career path planning, employee relations, union engagement, annual salary increases and managing the performance management process.
Minimum RequirementsBachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Valid Driver’s License & willing to travel Minimum of 3 years I.R/ E.R experience proven track record of working in a unionized environment Proven track record working with SAP Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with FMCG or manufacturing industry Excel Advanced HR Analytics and interpretation Ability to engage and advise senior leadership. Must be able and willing to travel to different operational sites. Proven record of working and managing HR at more than one business site. Adept at understanding and applying labour legislation. Adaptable and able to influence and manage change at all levels. Able to plan, manage and prioritise HR administrative deliverables timeously. Have a customer centric approach to achieve the HR objectives in business.
Duties & ResponsibilitiesEmployee Relations Provide advice to line managers regarding the conduct and misconduct management processes. Provide advice to line managers and investigate/process disciplinary cases. Provide advice to line managers and investigate/process grievances. Review practices to ensure statutory compliance and regularly provide guidance to line managers. Manage the housing and SQ allocations and associated evictions. Participate in consultations with organised labour. Coach Line Managers on effective delivery of Disciplinary hearings Represent the organisation at CCMA (Conciliation and Arbitration) Chair the monthly meetings with Shop Stewards in the absence of HRBP. Manage and coordinate employee wellness including coordination of clinics and capacity in meetings. Resourcing Process permissions to recruit (workflow). Process the offers of employment/negotiation. Ensure that the Resourcing process is adhered to and jobs are timeously advertised on the eRecruitment and tracked. Manage and conduct interviews with Line Managers and selection test and make recommendations to Line for all C Band and lower positions (and DL as needed) Supervise the orientation of new employees. Manage probationary reviews, employee evaluations and terminations. Ensure that the site job profiles are relevant and up to date and where job evaluation is required necessary arrangements are made with Line Manager and HRBP Talent Management Coach Line Manager on Performance Management Process and Talent & Org Review process. Facilitate Consistency Reviews and Talent & Org Review meetings. Coordinate the performance appraisal documents and consolidate performance ratings. Drive the succession planning for the site/ region. Facilitate employment equity target setting and monitor profile. Health and Safety Compliance Manage the IOD/minor injury treatment process and reporting. Assist Risk Officer in monitoring IOD cases. Organisational Design Liaise with Line Managers to get rationale for proposed positions, draw up new proposed org and submit to HRBP for sign off. Manage and update business organisational structure on SAP and ensure that all structures are up to date. Drive change management initiatives in line with the business and organisational objectives Training Development Compile training matrix from Appraisal doc. Facilitate HR training including adhoc refresher for employees and Line Managers. Drive Development Plans for all employees in C Band positions. Employment Equity Drawing quarterly reports and discuss at EE meeting also using the same reports of appointments Drive staff profile as per agreed KPI for the site by effectively engaging and advising Line Managers. HR Administration Manage new employee on-boarding process. Manage terminations and exit interviews. Manage the capturing of HR information and data into the relevant systems and assure the integrity of the data. Ensure all files are audited and that all relevant documentation is filed accordingly Manage Annual medical aid reviews, salary savings and benefits changes Utilise the Let’s Talk App on a monthly basis Provide advice and information to management and employees on HR policies and procedures, including equal opportunity, anti-discrimination and occupational health and safety programmes. Advise management on work matters, career development, personal problems and industrial matters. Counsel employees on policies and rules relating to employment policies and programmes, and on the company’s rules and regulations. Prepare and process employment and personnel reports and surveys. Provide advice and assistance to staff members regarding possible discrimination on the basis of race, religion, non-relevant physical or mental disability, sex and age. Quarterly checks on allowances and compare with actual employees working in department. Run and analyse HR reports, and discuss with business (to update monthly dash board)
We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals.


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