Chief Personnel Officer: Employee Relations

Centre: Provincial Office: HRM

Reference No: HR4/4/8/375

Salary: Commencing: R316,791 per annum


Requirements: A three (3) years relevant qualification in Human Resource Management/ Labour Relations Management. One (1)-two (2) years functional experience doing Employment Relations Management Services. Valid Drivers’ license. Knowledge: Public Service Commission’s rules for dealing with complaints and grievances● Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council’s Resolutions● Departmental policies and procedures● Interpretation of case law and trends in Labour Law● Planning and organizing● Research / analysing● Batho Pele Principles● Public Finance Management Act● Employment Equity Act● Public Service Act● Public Service Regulations. Skills: ● Problem solving ● Negotiation● Presentation● Good Communication skills (oral and written) ● Research● Analytical● Report writing● Conflict● Computer literacy.

Duties: Conduct and analyze all grievances and complaints received from employees in the Province● Draft charges and finalise all misconduct cases in the Province● Represent the Department in all disputes referred to the General Public Service Sectoral Bargaining Council (GPSSBS) and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) ● Conduct advocacy sessions on employment related matters to the Province● Provide administration support services in the section.

Enquiries: Mr. S Segalo, Tel: 051 505 6206


For Attention: Sub-directorate: Human Resources Management, Bloemfontein.

Applications: Chief Director: Provincial Operations: P O Box 522, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand

Deliver at Laboria House, 43 Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein

Note: Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualification(s) including a Senior Certificate and ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. The Department of Labour is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representativity in line with the numerical targets as contained in.