Aug 29, 2018

HRM & Administration and Development Assistant Director

  • Department of Higher Education and Training (Ikhala (TVET) College)
  • Richards Bay, South Africa
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

POST 34/07 : Assistant Director: Human Resource Management & Administration and Development (HRMA&D) REF NO: 2018/044
SALARY : R356 289 per annum (Level 09) plus benefits as applicable in the Public Service

An appropriate 3 years Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma/NQF level 6 (or
equivalent qualification). Five years’ experience in the spheres of human resource
management, administration and development of which 2 years must be in a
supervisory position in the Public Sector. Valid driver’s license and willingness to
travel when required. Expert knowledge of the legislative and regulatory
environment informing human resource management, administration and
development as well as labour relations. Knowledge of the Persal system
associated with human resource management and administration. Ability to design
and implement internal system and controls to ensure sound operational
management. Proven computer literacy, including advanced MSWord, MSExcel
and MSPowerPoint. Proven report writing and presentation skills. Conflict
management skills with regard to people management. Good communication and
writing skills. Must be able to understand and interpret prescripts and policies.
Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work extended hours when
required. Proven skills related to the preparation and implementation of human
resource-related plans.

Human Resource Development: Formulate human resource development policies
and procedures and compliance established through the quality assurance
process. Manage the formulation of the Workplace Skills Plan and submission.
Develop and implement systems and mechanisms for development planning in
order for Committees to be established and functional. Manage Induction
programme. Manage the implementation of the annual training plan. Manage the
performance management process. Manage the administration of the financial
assistance and bursaries for employees. Human resource Administration:
Formulate human resource administration policies and procedures. Manage the
human resource recruitment, selection, appointment and termination processes.
Manage employees’ conditions of service and records. Manage HRMA&D Risk
Register. Human Resource Management: Formulate human resource
management policies and procedures. Analyse and administer the organisation
and post establishment. Manage the human resource planning process. Manage
the human resource practices. Labour Relations: Manage the grievance, dispute
resolution, collective action and conduct management processes. Represent the
College at collective bargaining forums in the absence of the Labour Relations
Officer. Unit Management: Formulate and maintain job profiles for all posts within
the Unit. Conduct meetings with internal staff and plan and assign work within the
Unit. Manage the Unit’s budget and cash flow. Compile the annual objectives of
the Unit in collaboration with Unit members. Close out non-conformances resulting
from Quality as well as Health and Safety. Conduct performance appraisals with
Unit staff and arrange and monitor individual development.

APPLICATIONS : uMfolozi TVET College, HRMA&D Unit, Private Bag X5023, Richards Bay 3900 or alternatively, applications can be hand-delivered to the Central Office,
Naboomnek, Arboretum, Richards Bay 3900

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (available at, from schools, colleges and government departments)
and must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed.

Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z83 and covering letter.

A recent, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae.

Certified copies of all original qualifications (Matric Certificate or equivalent qualification must also be attached) and academic records, your ID Document and valid driver’s licence (certification must be within the last 3 months).

Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their application.

Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications
Authority (SAQA).

A separate application must be submitted for each post that you are applying for.

Late (received after closing date and time), incomplete, emailed and faxed applications will not be considered.

The employer 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) in the Department through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose appointment will promote representatively in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan.

The Employer reserves the right not to make an appointment. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills test.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates.

All short-listed candidates will be subjected to a qualifications and citizen verification; criminal record and financial/asset record checks.

Applicants who have not been invited for an interview within 60 days of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.


The Department and the College is committed to providing equal opportunities and practicing affirmative action employment.

It is our intention to promote representivity: (race, gender and disability) in the Department through the filling of posts and a candidate whose appointment, transfer or promotion will promote representativity will receive preference.

APPLICATIONS : Please Forward Your Application, Quoting The Reference Number to:

The Principal, King Hintsa TVET College, Private Bag X3018, Butterworth, 4960


Hand Deliver to: 218 Mthatha Road Ibika Township, Butterworth.

CLOSING DATE :applications received after the closing date, emailed or faxed applications will not be considered.

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any public service department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications.

The successful candidate will be subjected to a security clearance and verification of qualifications.

Interviewed candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment where necessary.

Correspondence or communication will only be entered into with short-listed applicants.

The College Department reserves the right to withdraw any of the advertised posts at any time depending on the need.

ERRATUM: UMFOLOZI TVET COLLEGE: kindly note that the post of Training
Officer: Fitter: Technical Training Centre with Ref No: 2018/042 advertised in
vacancy circular 32 dated 10 August 2018;

The job title should read as follows:
Training Officer: Boiler Maker: Technical Training Centre, Ref No: 2018/042 and
In addition, the sentence “A relevant recognised fitter artisan qualification” should
have read as follows: A relevant recognised boiler making artisan qualification.


R356 289 per annum

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