HR Business Partner

  • Opportunity to work for global company

  • Our culture is inclusive, exciting and performance-driven

  • Role based in Richards Bay

About the role

We are looking for a HR Business Partner to support our RBM operations. You will support the achievement of business objectives by translating business needs and context into a human resources strategy for this site and ensuring its effective execution.

Reporting to the General Manager: HR, you will:

  • Developing human resource strategy and supporting growth programs to build team and organizational effectiveness based on business strategies, objectives, and content

  • Supporting and influencing leadership to define, build, and maintain employee engagement

  • Proactively identifying threats and opportunities to business objectives through data, conversations and observations; and diagnosing root causes to determine the required intervention

  • Engaging with leaders to position the need for change in relation to business objectives, and providing support to deliver, manage, and sustain the change

  • Collaborating with Areas of Expertise, Global Business Services, and other internal service providers to inform the design of HR solutions, processes, programs, tools, and systems

  • Providing training to employees on-site.

    About you

    To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Degree in Human Resources or similar

  • 3-5 years Generalist HR experience, preferably in a unionised environment

  • EB License

Where you will be working

Owned by Rio Tinto and located in the KwaZulu Natal province, Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) is an internationally recognized sand mining and mineral processing operations leader and is one of the world’s foremost producers of titanium minerals, high purity pig iron and zircon.

Employing some 2 000 permanent staff and a number of well-established contracting companies, RBM is proud of the accreditation for ISO 9001 for quality, OHSAS 18001 certification for occupational health and safety management, and ISO 14001 accreditation for environmental management. The company has implemented a sound corporate social development programme and an internationally recognised environmental rehabilitation programme to restore the mined dunes to their natural state after mining.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.

RBM is an equal opportunity employer and preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups in line with the company’s employment equity plan.

Apply here!