Aquity : Human Resources Manager

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BackgroundAQUITY Innovations NPC, a Section 21 South African-based registered not-for-profit organization, was established in 2010.  Our mission is to promote access to quality health and social services through innovations and technology. AQUITY’s programmatic focus areas include HIV, TB, health systems strengthening, capacity development, orphans and vulnerable children as well as other interventions targeting key populations. Our diverse teams are located at our headquarters in Pretoria and in districts around South Africa, and in other parts of the Southern Africa region.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The HR Manager will:

  1. Provide overall HR support to all staff of AQUITY Innovations, develop and review HR policies, guidelines and systems, and ensure compliance of HR activities to relevant legislative frameworks.
  2. Conduct recruitment and placement processes for staff. This will cover advertising, screening, contracting and orientation functions.
  3. In collaboration with Team Leaders/ Project Managers, conduct Performance Management tasks and maintain diary for all performance appraisals.
  4. Manage organisational employee relations and ensure HR best practices are adhered to by all project staff.
  5. Manage and provide guidance on disciplinary issues and provide counselling, guidance and coaching as required.
  6. Implement AQUITY HR Policies and ensure adherence to relevant labour laws and practices and support staff enrolment in local benefit plans as appropriate.
  7. Perform HR Records Management, both paper and electronic filing systems while keeping all project staff information confidential.
  8. Administer Timesheet, Payroll and Leave Management functions, capturing all Masterfile entries and ensure clear exception reports.
  9. Play an active role in creating a safe and healthy work environment for all workers including those on project sites.
  10. Perform any other related duties as necessary.

Required Experience & Qualifications

•           A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Social Sciences, Business Administration or a related field.
•           Minimum of at least five years’ relevant work experience.
•           Excellent planning, organizing, communication and Interpersonal skills. Knowledge of local Labour Laws, an ability to work in a multicultural environment, pay attention to detail and maintain confidentiality is a must. A good understanding of donor regulations such as those of USAID, World Bank, Global Fund etc, will be an added advantage.

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in South Africa for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

​​To apply, send your CV and application cover letter to [email protected]. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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