HR- Business Partner - Parktown, South Africa - Rand Mutual Assurance

Thabo Mthembu

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THE JOB AT A GLANCE

Reporting to the Head:

HRBP, the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will be responsible for managing and translating the people agenda for the assigned division/s.

The HRBP will be required to deliver a full suite of HR functions across the HR life cycle in their assigned divisions.

The incumbent will also act as a trusted advisor and strategic partner to the executive and management teams in the assigned division while ensuring that the human capital capability is effectively enabled.


WHAT WILL YOU DO?

Strategic HR

  • Effectively translate the HR strategy across the HR value chain and ensure organisational alignment through tactical plans
  • Support the Head: HRBP with designing, developing and implementing innovative, valueadded solutions to align with business objectives
  • Deliver a full suite of HR functions across HR life cycle by assessing business needs and engaging with HR Centers of Excellence to identify appropriate solutions to help steer business in the right direction

Organisational Development

  • Manage the endtoend Performance management process including performance contracting, performance reviews, development of PDPs while ensuring that information is submitted timeously
  • Provide expert guide to line management on performance management processes, policies and practices
  • Manage the endtoend Talent management processes including proactively identifying key talent and ensuring that talent management strategies are implemented e.g., career discussions with manager, career development plan with clear objectives and goals, provision of mentors etc.
  • Manage the endtoend succession management process for the assigned division, including succession reviews, ensuring adequate bench strengths, conducting skills gap analyses)
  • Gain an indepth knowledge of the business unit's talent, to actively identify performance gaps, skill gaps, leadership gaps and decreased employee engagement
  • Understand RMAs culture and ensure that it is driven, communicated and lived throughout the assigned division
  • Institutionalize the change capability within the assigned division by assisting line management with leading and facilitating change

Ensure Sustainable Employee Engagement

  • Facilitate the implementation of engagement surveys
  • Engage with management to interpret the results of engagement surveys and advise management on how to improve engagement and sustain engagement levels
  • Provide recommendations and implement solutions to motivate, develop and retain employees

Provide Ongoing HR Business Partnering to management

  • Proactively partner with clients to identify strategic issues, workforce planning or organisational design challenges and provide advice and expertise to help develop creative solutions in collaboration with the relevant Centers of Excellence
  • Provide expert guidance and general HR thought leadership to management on all HR process across the employee life cycle
  • Consult & collaborate with management teams to identify HR initiatives that facilitate the enablement of their teams
  • Actively engage with management across all levels to gain an in depth understanding of the business objectives and processes, to ensure that the people related agenda will lend to organisational efficiency, improved people management skills, and a shorter response time for HR.
  • Seek integrated solutions for people management issues that link the HR agenda to the business agenda
  • Maintain a correct balance between supporting the business to achieve its business objectives and being the voice of HR

HR Operations Management

  • Provide guidance and coaching to line managers and employees on ER related issues by assisting them with correctly interpreting legislation, policies and procedures
  • Initiate and participate in disciplinary hearings as and when required
  • Provide advice and guidance and management on all HC processes and procedures
  • Analyse trends and metrics to identify problems in people management areas such as absenteeism, disciplinaries and performance management
  • Provide accurate and professional reports and presentations for the management team if and when require

Reporting

  • Professional and accurate reporting provided timeously to line manager

WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO THE TABLE?

  • Knowledge of business policies, processes and procedures, legal compliance
  • NQF Level 7: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 3 to 5 years' experience as a human resource business partner / HR generalist
  • Knowledge of South African Labour Law advantageous
  • Excellent working knowledge of the South African Labour Law
  • Solid experience in and full understanding of the endtoend employee life cycle
  • Ability to engage at all levels
  • Ability to operate strategically as well as operationally
  • Experience in the medical aid / health management / insurance/IT industry is advantageous

WHAT WILL YOU GET IN RETURN?
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