Talent Pool – HR Officer I
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Talent Pool – HR Officer I
Smollan – Gauteng

Effective recruitment, selection and on-boarding
 Identify recruitment need and what the business is looking for and create and load advertisement on recruitment portal
 Screen CV’s and perform initial screening interview, including reference checks
 Schedule further interviews(including line management) for shortlisted candidates
 Schedule candidates for assessments (as required by role)
 Advise successful candidates and regret unsuccessful candidates
 Draw up Letters of Offer; once signed, ensure completion of full Engagement Pack
 Liaise with line to co-ordinate induction and training
 Ensure compliance in terms of internal B Band recruitment process

Effective management of the performance management system
 Co-ordinate and facilitate HR component of scorecard within agreed deadlines
 Ensure business meets all scorecard deadlines and that the process is as fair and objective as possible
 Create/review individual PDP’s to identify training and other development needs as per agreed schedules
 Liaise with Training and Development specialists to follow-through on identified development needs

Effective training and development within the business unit(s)
 Ensure new engagements are booked on the system for mandatory training and that relevant individuals
are properly informed
 Identify training needs within business unit (s) and/or respond to training request from manager
 As required, liaise with L & D Co-ordinator to source training providers and courses for specific needs
 As required, facilitate training courses
 Ensure training plans are constantly updated
 Follow-up in terms of training absenteeism
 Co-ordinate and monitor successful implementation of learnerships, including following-up on training,
observing mentor/learner meetings and assisting to resolve feedback from learners on their progress
 Ensure all bursary applications are submitted within deadlines
 Ensure all relevant details are communicated to Group & L&D functions respectively
 Track progress of results
 Communicate results to line managers
 Inform line managers of possible risk areas

Effective handling of all poor performance and IR-related matters
 Continually advise line managers on appropriate disciplinary action to be taken and ensure business
always complies with Smollan’s disciplinary code
 Update disciplinary tracking system
 Send telegrams to employees who have absconded
 Ensure performance problems are addressed through performance counselling and/or corrective action
 As required, educate and inform business on Smollan’s IR policies and procedures
 Sign off on all IR matters and ensure appropriate outcome is given
 Facilitate conciliations and represent business unit at CCMA
 Organise chairperson and related logistics for all enquiries
 Follow-up on CCMA cases

Effective administration, data management and reporting
 Ensure accurate payroll documentation (scheduled and/or ad hoc) is sent through to Payroll within
agreed deadlines and follow-up on queries and outstanding issues
 Ensure employees above the medical aid threshold are on the Smollan medical aid
 Ensure all benefits claims are processed and follow-up to ensure resolution
 Ensure accurate data management and reporting
 Ensure distribution of payslips to relevant managers
 Follow-up on general administration issues
 Ensure proper filing, document management and good house-keeping
 Perform regular HR audits as required

Effective people management
 Continually inspire, motivate and develop HR Assistant(s) to understand what is expected of them
 Take full responsibility for performance of all direct reports, motivating and managing them in relation to
quality standards and agreed benchmarks and objectives, focusing on all aspects of sound people
 Recruitment
 Development
 Remuneration and Rewards
 Performance Management
 Career path planning
 On-the-job training, coaching & mentoring
Effective teamwork and self-management
 Proactively develop own skills and knowledge of relevant best practice and ensure appropriate skills and
knowledge transfer
 Actively and consistently maintain high standards of professionalism in all aspects of personal
presentation and delivery
 Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and
accurately maintained including meeting all deadlines.
 Ensure data integrity of all reports to client and management
 Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
 Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
 Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
 Demonstrate flexibility in balancing

HR degree/diploma at NQF level 6 or 7
3-4 years Human Resources experience in retail/FMCG
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