May 16, 2019

Human Resource Officer

  • VPUU
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

VPUU seeks to appoint a Human Resource Officer, to be based in Observatory Offices, Cape Town.

Salary: R 25 000 per month (Cost to Company) depending on experience

The HR Officer will work closely with all the Areas of Expertise to ensure support, advice and the administrative functions related to human capital is met accurately and timeously.


Coordinate and assist in the development, interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures
Support Learning and Development including completion of WSP and ATR
Coordinate counselling, grievance, and disciplinary procedures
Coordinate and participate in monthly HR meetings at area level
Coordinate recruitment and selection process
Coordinate induction and on boarding process
Monitor progress of new employees during probation
Create and maintain a detailed on boarding process for all new employees
Organising and managing new employee orientation, on-boarding, and training programmes
Manage pre and post interview processes, including reference checks
Manage time and attendance activities for all level 1 and 2 employees
Oversee employee health and safety procedures
Maintain up-to-date employee records and paperwork
Answer employee questions and addressing employee concerns
Assist with payroll preparation.

Degree/ Diploma in Human Resource Management
Minimum of three years working experience as a HR Officer
Knowledge of legislation governing HR practices and processes (BCEA/LRA)
Computer literate with knowledge of VIP and Salesforce essential
​Effective Communication - Verbal and written
Possess cultural and legislative awareness
Driver’s license is essential
Planning, organisation and administration skills
Ability to maintain confidential information
Ability to multitask and manage time efficiently
Ability to draft and distribute professional correspondence
Working independently as well as in a team environment

To apply, submit CV and a covering letter, including certified copies of your ID and relevant qualifications to: VPUU, PO Box 2373 Cape Town 8000 or Email

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application 

Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined by the Employment Equity Act.

Applicants are respectfully informed that if no notification of appointment is received within one month from the closing date, they must accept that their applications were unsuccessful.

VPUU NPC is a Public Benefit Organisation implementing multisectoral integrated area based upgrading programmes of neighbourhoods in townships and informal settlements. This is done in partnership with communities, municipalities, provincial and national government. VPUU works in an integrated team of community participation, socio economic development, operation and maintenance, planning and design, infrastructure development, and knowledge management towards sustainable urban neighbourhoods.


R 25 000 per month

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