27 Jan '20
General Manager:Labour Relation (FTC) (24 Months Contract)

Insurance, Banking, Financial, Gauteng Centurion

R 100

Our client in a banking industry is looking for the General Manager: Labour Relation To provide comprehensive labour relations services to the Company Group as it relates to the legislation governing labour matters in the workplace. To maintain sound and good faith relationships between management, e

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement an employee labour relations strategy, policies, processes and plans
  • Lead the Company Group projects related to employee relations
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with stakeholders and organised labour
  • Monitor and report manage internal and external Employee Relations trends  Provide management reports to relevant forums

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • LLB Degree with specialisation in Labour Law
  • Admission as an Attorney/Advocate

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Minimum

Experience having practiced as an Labour Relations Lawyer - 5 years 

Ideal

Experience in managing an organisation structure change or supporting and guiding an organisation to manage the process - 5 years

MAIN OUTPUTS/ KPA’S

Develop and implement an employee labour relations strategy, policies, processes and plans

  • Develop and implement an employee relations tactical plan aligned to the HC strategy.
  • Review Employee Relations policies, identify conflict or contradictions, recommends changes to the policy owner and ensures that policies are compliant to legislation and relevant to the business.
  • Develop processes to create awareness of all employee relations policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement a communication plan on employee relations matters.
  • Advise and guide line managers in putting appropriate processes in place to address organisation’s staff related issues.
  • Provide advice and guidance to GM HC Business Partner to assist line managers in managing employee labour matters.
  • Maintain a central repository of all Employee Relations cases.
  • Ensure the integrity of all Employee Relations matters.
  • Manages & implements all restructures, employee transfers and retrenchments in terms of the LRA.
  • Manage employee relations matters referred to the external service provider.

Lead the Company Group projects related to employee relation

  • Define, scope and secure sign-off of projects plans.
  • Provide process and procedure documents related to Organisational/Divisional and Business Unit structural changes.
  • Engage organised labour as prescribed in legislation.
  • Engage the Executive Manager Human Capital and EXCO on progress, matters to be attended to and follow through on processes.
  • Report and provide manage with labour relations reports to provide management with assurance on matters to mitigate risks.
  • Compile a comprehensive ER budget indicating the financial requirements in accordance with the budgeting guidelines.

Build and maintain strategic relationships with stakeholders and organised labour

  • Establish and maintain productive operational relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain a balanced approach to the interests and expectations of all stakeholders.
  • Create a culture of ownership with line managers in respect of employee relations issues.
  • Create a culture of personal accountability and a spirit of teamwork amongst staff.
  • Implement initiatives to ensure optimum stakeholder alignment and synergy.
  • Support the GM HC Business Partner during collective bargaining process

Monitor and report manage internal and external Employee Relations trends

  • Scan the internal and external environment for relevant trends and developments that impact on the labour practices in the Bank.
  • Advise the business on interpretation and application of labour legislation.
  • Provide the business with packaged employee relations solutions to mitigate employee relations risk.
  • Conduct research and benchmarks on employee relations matters and conflict management.
  • Keep and maintain all records of employee relations cases – disciplinary, grievances, incapacity management, poor performance,
  • Communicate ER trends and update across the Bank

Provide management reports to relevant forums

  • Keep an update database of all Employee Relations cases.
  • Provide monthly statistics and status report of Employee Relations cases to the General Manager: HC Business Partners.
  • Provide relevant reports for submission to Exco, Board and any other required forums.

 

Ad Visible Until: 26 February 2020
Ref: CNT000303/SM

Vacancy Type: Temporary