Human Capital Business Partner (6 Months Temp Contract) at M…

Known for its entrepreneurial spirit and culture, Momentum is one of the most aspirational brands in South Africa. Originally established in 1966, Momentum has grown over the years to become one of the most recognised financial services brands in South Africa for wealth creation and preservation.
The Momentum brand is known for satisfying the wealth creation and preservation, insurance and income needs of middle and upper income clients through their deep understanding of the retail insurance, savings and investment market in South Africa.


The Human Capital Business Partner will partner with leadership to develop and implement the People Strategy as articulated in team goals that enables business objectives and goals in light with the MDS Strategy.


Cultural Enamblement: Game plan Credo – Culture/ Leadership/ Behaviours: Performance

Engage and partner with business to understand their needs to develop and implement integrated tactical and operational people plans and HC solutions in response to business and people challenges.

Drive the implementation and adoption of various HC practices and processes using various methodologies such as facilitation, training and consultation to educate employees and line managers on these practices.

Promote efforts to measure employee satisfaction and climate within supported client groups and facilitate action planning to improve employee engagement and overall workplace culture.

Advise, coach and support managers on the wide range of leadership activities, including the design, implementation and facilitation of change programmes, sponsored and lead by leaders.

Implement leadership development initiatives in partnership with OE, OD and L&D, to empower and enable leaders across business; together with the active management of leadership development programmes.

Design and implement programs to facilitate performance improvement.

Influence and partner with key business decisions to ensure the effective management of employees through the fair, efficient and pragmatic application of best practice.

Provide, consultation , advice and coordination to business in the areas of workforce planning, talent management, succession planning, onboarding and performance management to align the needs of the business to the workforce. Support business in the implementation of people practices in line with the People Strategy and agreed focus areas and the operational needs of the business.

Utilise trends and metrics to develop, optimise and implement HC solutions that address key business challenges and drive business objectives.

Recruitment, Selection, Induction & Stay Interviews

Continuous learning, Onboarding and Vesting

Transformation : Diversity & Inclusion, EE And Exit Interviews

Business Change & Transformation

Facilitate the talent management process in so far as it relates to acquisition, selection, retention and development of staff within the business. Select and recruit suitably qualified talent in line with Job Requirements, Employment Equity principles, MMI culture and transformation imperatives

Provide psychometric assessment feedback to line managers as part of the recruitment process, for team effectiveness interventions and team development interventions. Provide career development feedback to employees after the recruitment process or for development initiatives.

Identify and facilitate learning and development including skills-based Training initiatives to address any learning or development challenges in line with business needs.

In partnership, guide and provide input on business unit restructures, organisational design elements and manage the organisational change.

Effective & Efficient Function

Collaborate with stakeholders, HC, COE’s and HC Enablement to develop and implement initiatives aimed at optimising and managing organisational design, organisational effectiveness, employee engagement and retention.

Partner with HC teams to deliver effective, efficient, integrated and value-added HC solutions to business in line with business needs.

Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service.

Continuously monitor turnaround times and quality standards and resolve issues speedily to enhance client service delivery.

Drive client service delivery goal achievement in line with predefined standards in order to ensure that clients receive appropriate advice and after sales service.

Manage client query processes and ensure that queries are tracked, accurately resolved and used as a mechanism to improve client service and business processes.

Keep abreast of industry trends and best practice to optimise service offering, ensure compliance and mitigate risk.

Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders.

Deliver on expectations of clients and internal and external stakeholders.

Make recommendations to improve client service and fair treatment of clients within area of responsibility.

Contribute to creating a positive work climate and culture to energise employees, give meaning to work, minimise work disruption and maximise employee productivity.

Contribute to and drive a culture that guides and directs best practice, fostering an environment of continuous learning, people growth and improvement and cohesiveness.

Effectively manage your performance within the team in order to ensure business objectives are achieved.

Be and encourage innovation, change agility and collaboration within the team contribute to financial controls and planning.

Cost effectiveness

Contribute to financial controls and planning through Identify and engage on solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency & demonstrate financial prudence in what and how company finances are utilised.


Business Acumen: Understands how the business operates, what the key issues and risks are that drives business success; and how they impact on the commercial viability of potential ventures and the profitability of the Group.

Adviser/ Client Commitment: Anticipates, meets and exceeds adviser’s needs by creating long lasting relationships that support the adviser value proposition, supports their financia wellness and ensures client centricity.

Drive for Results: Drive a sense of urgency, focus, accountability, agility and execution to deliver business results.

Leads Change and Innovation: Actively leads change, does what is right for the business and drives continuous improvement through innovation.

Collaboration: Prioritises the business interests of MMH and invests in the success of the group by aligning effort across divisions.

Impact and Influence: Persuades, convinces, influences and inspires others, both within MMH and externally to win support, loyalty and gain commitment to the purpose of MMH

Self-Awareness and Insight: Manages self and relationships with others effectively and provides perspective in difficult situations.

Diversity and Inclusiveness: Is sensitive to individual and cultural similarities and differences and demonstrates humility and an openness to engage people from diverse backgrounds and cultures to the mutual benefit of all parties concerned.



Honours degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social or Behavioural Sciences

Registered Psychometrist (Required)

Masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (preferred)

Registered Industrial psychologist with the HPCSA (preferred)


At least 5 years HC Business Partner or HC advisory experience within a business environment

3-5 years of implementing transformative HC processes

Knowledge of and experience in HC practices and legislation

Knowledge of and experience in South African Labour Laws and processes


Sense of urgency

Analytical thinking

Commercial thinking and business acumen

Presentation and facilitation skills

Ability to influence others

Planning and Organising

Ability to build and maintain interpersonal relationships


The sucessful candidate will be working remotely but will also be based at our Momentum Offices in Centurion, as and when required.

Only on-line applications submitted via our careers page will be considered.

Preference will be given to internal candidates.

Agency CVs will be considered at the Line Manager’s discretion.

Please submit your application via our Careers page on

To apply, please follow the official system application process and get in touch with the PeopleSoft Helpdesk (021 940 5169) if you need further assistance.

Closing Date

9 May 2021

Contact Details

Mpho Vyner

[email protected] (The purpose for this email address is solely for queries regarding the advertised position and no emailed CV’s will be accepted. Only online applications submitted via our Careers page will be considered.)


All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.

We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.

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