Saturday , September 23 2023

SBV Vacancies in Gauteng – Employee Relations Case Manager

  • Full Time
  • Houghton

Website SBV

Job Description:

SBV currently seeks an Employee Relations Case Manager responsible to manage and coordinate all bargaining council and labour department cases providing SME industrial relations expertise, strategic advice, and operational support

Job Responsibilities:

Lead, manage and coordinate all Labour relations cases on behalf of SBV for the following but not limited to bargaining council, labour department & CCMA

  • Lead and be responsible for all complex cases from end to end
  • Manage and coordinate all CCMA, bargaining council and labour department cases, assigning less complex cases to the IR Specialist/s
  • Represent SBV as the primary representative at the Bargaining Council, CCMA, and labour department and applying the principles of procedural and substantive fairness to each case
  • Create the framework and applicable governance documents for, but not limited to:
    • Case compilation
    • administrative processes
    • reviews and delegation of authority
    • Reporting.
  • Manage and assist stakeholders to identify the important elements of cases and identify and plan for the most effective course of action
  • Manage and coordinate all CCMA, bargaining council and labour department case interventions
  • Provide SME advice and guidance for both Business as usual activities and projects.
  • Identify and rectify issues raised at the CCMA, bargaining council and labour department and responsible to implement remedial actions
  • Investigate and create awareness of delays in cases, driving all actions necessary to resolve challenges / obstacles hindering the completion of cases
  • Conduct ER trends analysis and establish a regular reporting cadence on investigations.
  • Partner with Line management and the Risk department to ensure standards and timelines for cases are driven and met
  • Liaise with external legal advisors if required
  • Lead the compilation of case documentation for all proceedings with external bodies, i.e., CCMA, Labour department, Bargaining Units etc.
  • Lead and assist by conducting thorough investigations and gathering evidence in preparation for the case
  • Lead and coordinate the preparations towards the investigative reports with analysis, findings and recommended disciplinary or corrective actions
  • Review documents, compile and analyse data, conduct investigation interviews, draft investigation reports; communicate with HRBPs, employees, managers, and employment legal counsel regarding employee relations issues; assist with maintenance and update of investigations database and documentation.
  • Create resources and documentation for multiple stakeholders, to create clarity in our processes and raise awareness of Employee Relations
  • Embed and maintain correct procedures with specific reference to legislation, policies, the SBV code of conduct and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Participate in the compilation of new policies and procedures and to drive the review of existing documentation in accordance with agreed action plans to ensure a centralized, standardised and up to date documentation system is maintained
  • Operationalise and enforce policies and procedures through managing and mitigating non-compliance issues and other items identified
  • Monitor case outcome and performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports with recommendations for improvements
  • Monitor developments within the labour relations field and advise on best labour relations practices
    Training and coaching
  • Provide input into the creation of the IR training program and facilitate the training sessions with line and HR

Job Requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience as an IR company representative at CCMA and or Bargaining Unit Councils in a unionized environment preferably within manufacturing and/or practicing labour law
  • 3 years should be in presenting complex bargaining council and labour department cases
  • Experience within Union Engagement and Council/CCMA Representation
  • A broad understanding of applicable South African legislation is essential
  • 3-year Diploma / 3 year Degree in Industrial Relations, HR Management or Labour Law
  • 1 year Certification in Advanced Labour Law (Advantageous)

Job Details:

Company: SBV

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Houghton

Application Deadline: N/A

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