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About the job Senior HR Administrator

Senior HR Administrator – Hillcrest, KZN (Food Retail industry)

Our client in the Food Retail sector is looking for a Senior HR Administrator to join their HR team.


  • Knowledge of current laws is essential.
  • Manage all Industrial Relations processes and risks with relation to performance management, disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • Industrial Relations. (CCMA, Disciplinary hearings and Grievances etc.)
  • Assist with Statutory Returns; EEA, SDL, WCC, etc
  • Ensures legal compliance with and implementation of the relevant employment, employment equity and skills development laws.
  • Manage relationships with the relevant SETA.
  • Oversee the Provident fund / Medical Aid.
  • Ensure that all leave is being actioned appropriately.
  • Manage all the employee benefits for the companies.
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process of new staff.
  • Assist with all of all the training and development initiatives.
  • Prepare documentation associated with Job Offers, Employment Contracts and Job Descriptions.
  • Maintain and update personnel information.
  • Policy and procedure formulation
  • Standard Operating Procedures Formulation
  • Draft and update HR policies and train employees on it.
  • Draft, update and implement Induction Programmes for the organisation.
  • Provide counselling to staff that require confidential support in business related matters
  • Stay abreast of all labour legislation and evolving needs of the employer and its employees
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the overall HR strategies and initiatives in order to support current and future business needs.
  • Promoting corporate values and nurture a positive working environment
  • Archiving HR documents.
  • Management of the Time and attendance system and leave administration


  • A Degree/ Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of five year's relevant experience gained as a HR Generalist within a HR team, preferably in a retail environment.
  • A working knowledge of the latest Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • A working knowledge of Employment Legislation and CCMA proceedings.
  • The candidate would have to show the following skills:
    • High levels of confidentiality, resilience, credibility and trust.
    • Accuracy in execution, attention to detail and reliability in meeting set deadlines and work with sense of urgency.
    • Set priorities and uses organization and administration skills.
    • Good communicator - oral & written.
    • Be innovative and show initiative.
    • Be self-reliant, self-motivated and take responsibility and have a sense of pride in work execution.
    • Be able to work independently, as well as be a team player.