Vacancies at DALRRD: Assistant Director, Human Resources Management (Grade 12)

Directorate: Corporate Services 
SALARY : R393 711 per annum (Level 09) 
CENTRE : KwaZulu Natal (Pietermaritzburg) 
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Human Resource Management / Labour Relations / Human Resource Development / Public Administration / Public Management. Personnel and Salary Administration (PERSAL) certificate, PERSAL Leave Administration certificate. Knowledge and experience in pension administration. Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience in Human Resource Management environment. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of the Employment Equity Act, Public Service Regulations, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Public Service Act, Skills Development Act, Labour Relations Act, Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) Resolutions, Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) and Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA), Public Finance Management Act. Job related skills: Computer skills, Report writing skills, Communication skills, Interpersonal skills and Problem-solving skills. A valid driver’s licence. 
DUTIES : Implement and monitor human resources prescripts. Implement human resource management resolutions. Keep employees well informed on new developments of human resource prescripts. Monitor employee benefits and conditions of service. Oversee processing of service terminations timeously. Check and ensure correct completion / submission of pension forms including nomination forms. Keep and maintain database for submitted cases to Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF). Follow-up on all outstanding pension claims with GEPF. Assist deceased employee’s family to claim funeral benefit from GEPF. Identify, draw and keep annual list of all employees due for retirement. Make payment follow-ups and attend to pension queries. Provide feedback to pension beneficiaries. Recover all liabilities from pension proceeds. Coordinate / conduct service benefits workshops. Ensure compliance with the relevant prescripts when processing allowances. Ensure correct implementation of allowances on PERSAL e.g. Housing, Acting etc. Approve leave transactions and ensure that correct codes are used. Ensure that leave applications comply with policies and prescripts. Ensure submission of leave plans and adherence thereof. Verify correctness of incapacity applications and ensure timeous submission to the Health Risk Manager. Liaise with the Health Risk Manager regarding submitted incapacity applications. Implement decision and advice / inform the applicant about the outcome of incapacity application. Verify over granted leave prior to service termination of officials. Check and verify leave gratuity / discounting calculations and ensure correctness. Conduct workshops / induction on leave. Conduct leave audit. Facilitate and implement performance management, training and development. Check the database of Personal Development Plans (PDPs). Consolidate Provincial inputs of Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) which addresses skills requirements. Check compliance of submissions of employees requiring training. Coordinate Provincial training and development activities. Consolidate training statistics. Approve Employee Performance Management and Development System (EPMDS) documents on PERSAL. Ensure that EPMS stats is updated and submitted weekly. Arrange Moderating Committee (MC) meetings. Check and quality assure MC outcome letters. Compile memo for approval of performance rewards. Approve / authorize implemented performance rewards. Register System Change Control (SCC) to correct service records of employees after payment of pay progression. Do arrangements to process payments of employees who terminated service with the Department. Arrange meetings to discuss dissatisfaction cases. Monitor and implement recruitment and selection. Check funded and vacant post on PERSAL. Verify submission and supporting documents for advertisement. Ensure that employment equity targets are updated. Monitor adherence to recruitment and selection plans. Check minutes and proceedings after the shortlisting’s process. Check submission for selection of suitable candidates. Confirm security screening and qualification screening results. Ensure that posts are filled within the prescribed period. Approve appointments, transfers, translation on PERSAL. Ensure that officials are correctly placed on PERSAL. Facilitate and monitor employee relations processes. Monitor disciplinary cases submitted for compliance with prescribed timeframes. Check progress on the resolution of cases with National Office. Assist with the implementation of sanctions. Monitor compilation statistics on disciplinary cases submitted. Facilitate meetings with organised labour. Provide advise on grievances, misconduct and discipline matters. Implement the disciplinary hearing sanctions. Facilitate the resolution of grievance within the prescribed period. 
ENQUIRIES : Mrs S Budhoo Tel No: (033) 264 9519 
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to Private Bag x 9132, Pietermaritzburg, 0001 or hand delivered to: 270 Jabu Ndlovu Street (formerly known as Loop Street). 
NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White Males and Coloured and White Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.