HR Generalist / Recruitment Specialist

Location: Sandringham
Position Type: Permanent

Purpose of the Job

To provide Human Resources and Recruitment related support, advice and guidance to the organisation with the aim of implementing HR and recruitment best practices


Role and Responsibilities

Recruitment/Talent Management

Manage full recruitment function for the Chevrah Kadisha, including:

  • Attraction and Selection
  • Develop a strong understanding of the role and division
  • Guide and advise hiring managers on job specs, job analysis, recruitment strategies and recruitment best practice
  • Attract suitable candidates utilising a variety of recruitment platforms
  • Conduct thorough screening process in order to effectively shortlist applicants
  • Set up interviews
  • Conduct and facilitate effective and quality orientated competency based selection processes, interviews, and assessments
  • Create and maintain Talent Pool


Hiring / Onboarding

  • Compile offer letters and extend offers
  • Conduct relevant checks and references
  • Draft Employment Contract
  • Complete all onboarding documentation with employee
  • Professionally integrate new employee into Chev environment
  •   Run induction with new hires



  • Conduct training with staff members as per training schedule and strategic training mandates


Ad hoc tasks

  • Carry out all administrative functions relating to recruitment
  • Ensure an updated recruitment status report is kept and submitted to Group Manager: People on a weekly basis


Skills Development and Employment Equity

  • Set up and coordinate Employment Equity and Skills Development meetings with EE Manager, EE Consultant and EE committee quarterly
  • Take minutes and maintain registers during all Employment Equity and Skills Development meetings
  • Ensure documents and reports are submitted timeously and updated record keeping thereof
  • Keep records of all EE Documents
  • Responsible for EE plan implementation and monitoring thereof
  • Collate all data required for EEA2, EEA4, WSP and ATR submission annually.

Manage Attendance (ERS) system

  •  Manage ERS system ensuring new users are loaded and terminated users are removed
  • Ensure departmental reports are received timeously as requires


Staff Queries

  • Educate staff on HR policies, procedures and processes
  • Assist staff with queries and concerns with a view to resolution thereof
  • Follow up with various parties and stakeholders on progress of issues raised
  • Escalate matters to HR Manager / Group Manager People as necessary


Industrial Relations Assistance

Assist with facilitation and/or preparation of disciplinary action as and when required



  • Carry out administrative duties linked to the role
  • Generate relevant reports as required
  • Generate and maintain relevant reports as required
  • Assist HR team with all HR Projects, initiatives and events as required
  • Draft policies and staff communication as required

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • ·         A relevant tertiary Human Resources qualification or equivalent is advantageous

    ·         Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in an HR Generalist or similar role

    ·         Strong understanding of talent management practices, recruitment strategies and employment equity principles.

    ·         Working knowledge of all South Africa relevant legislation (LRA, EEA, BCEA, SDA)

Preferred Skills

·         Detail-orientated

·         High levels of integrity and ethics

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Strong organizational and time management skills

·         Proven computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

·         Team player

·         Assertive

·         Proactive

·         Professional

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