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About the job Industrial Relations Offier

Industrial Relations Officer – Germiston, JHB

Our client is looking for an experienced IR Officer to join their team. Reporting into the HR Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing a sound Industrial Relations service to the Company, as well as advising Line Management on the application of the Company disciplinary and grievance procedures, thus, ensuring harmonious Employee Relations are maintained.


  • All industrial relations functions, including disciplinary hearings and ensuring that company policy is applied.
  • Facilitate, develop, and conduct IR training and other IR processes, such as Conflict Management.
  • Ensuring that line managers comply with Performance Management targets.
  • Setting up of employment equity structures and monitoring targets.
  • Advise on legal issues.
  • Building capacity ahead of demand.
  • Advice operations/managers on IR issues.
  • Apply discipline as per the requirements of the company Disciplinary Code and procedures.
  • Maintain all disciplinary reports.
  • Assist managers in the application of the company's disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • Facilitating incapacity procedures.
  • Facilitating poor work performance procedures.
  • Attending disciplinary inquiries.
  • Attending meetings & liaising with unions.
  • Negotiating with unions.
  • Travelling to Branches to attend IR matters.

Education, Training, Skills and Experience Required

  • Matric/ Grade 12
  • Relevant HR Diploma/ B. Com degree, Labour law qualification would be advantageous.
  • Minimum 5 (Five) years' Industrial Relations experience (Chairing disciplinary hearings).
  • Sound knowledge of and ability to interpret labour legislation, especially the LRA, BCEA.
  • Own reliable car and valid driver's license.
  • Willing to travel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in Manufacturing or industrialized environment.
  • The ability to hold confidentiality in high regard.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Microsoft Office at Intermediate level.
  • Clear criminal record.


  • Superior/s: Transformation and HR Manager
  • Subordinate/s: HR/IR Intern