Human Resources Generalist - Villiersdorp, South Africa - Camino Recruit

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A promising career opportunity exists for a suitable applicant with Chiltern, a dynamic Agribusiness in the Vyeboom area near Villiersdorp.

Chiltern aims to practice agriculture in a modern, world-class way.

by constantly evaluating our operating methods and incorporating technology, we strive to continually improve our Agribusiness to create an extraordinary future.

We believe that the greatest ingredient in our success is our people. We aim to foster a work environment that is professional and results-focused while retaining a family feel.

We aim to attract people that are ethical, professional, enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible, results focus, open to learning, and who embrace technology and best practices to make a difference and add value.

Key Performance areas/Responsibilities
Recruitment, Selection, and Onboarding:_

Drive and conduct the full recruitment and take on process according to relevant procedures and requirements including monthly probationary interviews.

Organise, compile, and update the HR induction program.
Job Grade and Job Descriptions:_

Drive and maintain the upkeep of job descriptions and assist line management with writing new job descriptions as per standardised process.

Actively participate in the job grading process.

Labour relations & Compliance:_

Provide a full IR support function w.r.t to all labour relations (misconduct, poor performance, ill-health/incapacity, grievances) processes and matters.

Build and maintain sound relationships with employees and union through effective and frequent communication.

Update, communicate and ensure compliance to all HR policies and procedures.

Prepare and assist with Siza and DOL audits.

Training and Development:_

Conduct training needs and skills gap analysis for business and assist with the compiling of training budget/plan.

Plan, coordinate and organise relevant training initiatives.

Facilitate and conduct inhouse training and toolbox talks.
Performance Management_

Drive quarterly performance management process and capture results
Personnel Administration_

Monthly capturing, compiling, and reporting of HR information (training, IR, union membership, housing, absence, WSP, ART's, & IOD's etc.

Execute full termination process of an employee incl. the performing of exit interviews.

Responsible for the processing of all death, funeral, ill health provident funds claim for wage employees

Maintain employee records

Plan, supervise and assist Health worker with her daily tasks (incl. but not ltd too medical supplies, medical follow ups etc.).

Maintain and oversee housing unit allocations, living arrangements in hostel area and conducts regular house inspections.

Key Technical competencies and experience
Bachelor's Degree/Higher diploma in Human Resource Management or Industrial Psychology

At least 5 years relevant HR Generalist experience within a unionised environment

Previous HR generalist experience within an Agricultural, packhouse and or FMCG environment will be advantageous.

Working knowledge of relevant Acts (BCEA, SD13, LRA, EEA, SDA, OHSA) & Siza

Strong IR experience in a unionised environment with previous CCMA experience at least at conciliation level.

Intermediate usage of MS Office

Previous Sage People and Farm Trace experience will be advantageous
Key Behavioural Competencies required_

Able to converse in an African language will be advantageous

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Self-starter with high energy levels and commitment to deliver on results

Excellent planning and organisation skills; a proven ability to prioritise, manage time effectively and use
initiative as appropriate

Experience of working to tight deadlines, often under pressure, effectively

Ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions

Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with focus on customer service.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Good facilitation and conflict management skills

Must be able to work flexible hours when required to service customer requirements

Ability to multitask and work in an open office environment

Must have own car and a valid driver's licence

Good team player

R35, R43,000.00 per month

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Villiersdorp,

Western Cape:
Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Diploma (preferred)


  • HR Generalist: 5 years (preferred)

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