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HR Manager (CR658)


Our client in Stellenbosch is looking for an HR Manager to join their ever expanding FMCG business.


The HR manager is responsible for the full HR function, serving as a liaison across all levels and departments on HR matters. Foster a harmonious work environment by aligning HR policies with business objectives to optimise productivity and employee satisfaction, while upholding fairness in labour practices.



  • Manage the full employee life cycle - from attracting and recruiting talent to managing on-boarding process, induction and performance management.

  • Labour Relations - unionised environment. Including communication with Unions, Wage negotiations, Disciplinary processes, CCMA matters and Grievance procedures.

  • Employee relations - nurturing internal staff relationships

  • Monthly payroll - Accurate processing and reconciliations to payment to 3rd parties

  • Acting as a liaison for third-party service providers such as Provident Funds and Retirement Annuity providers

  • Training and development - Support line management with identifying skills gaps, assist with training arrangements and maintaining records. Ensure statutory submissions of Mandatory grants, SDF, driving internal and external training initiatives.

  • Employment Equity – Ensure effectiveness of EE committee, responsible for statutory EE reporting and updated EE Plan

  • Ensure all HR policies and practices are aligned with business objectives and labour legislations, including initiating, drafting and implementing policies.

  • Providing leadership to management in making well-informed decisions regarding their people, in line with business objectives



  • Tertiary Qualification in Human Resource Management or equivalent

  • 8 - 10 years of HR Management experience, preferably in Manufacturing environment

  • Extensive experience in Industrial Relations (non-negotiable)

  • Comprehensive understanding of all employment legislation (BCEA, LRA, EEA and SDA)

  • Proven Track record in managing the end-to-end Employee Lifecycle

  • Valid Driver’s License and access to own vehicle

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience working with timekeeping, leave and payroll software

  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation abilities

  • Resourcefulness and ability to handle sensitive information with confidence.

  • Skilled in people management, coaching and mentoring

  • Effective time management skills

  • Business acumen with a systematic, practical, and logical approach

  • Exceptional organising, planning and communication skills

  • High emotional intelligence (EQ)

  • Must have done/had solid exposure to payroll processing / principles

  • Very good communicator in English and 1 other language



  • Negotiable (depending on experience)

  • Retirement annuity: company contributes 4%



Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:00


Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email:  CR658 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format to  Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.



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