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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3620871/119095
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Human Resources/Health and Safety
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market Related
Location: Centurion
G4S Region: Africa
Country:South Africa

G4S Business Unit:South Africa - Secure Solutions
Closing Date: June 26, 2018
Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice. 

Job Introduction:

To manage and develop a comprehensive human resources strategy for the organization and direct external relationships with employer organizations, trade unions and regulatory bodies.

Role Responsibility:

Working Relationships:

  • Senior Management Team 
  • Regional HR structure 

Design, development and management of HR Strategy and Policy for the organisation:

  • Determine and develop Human Resources strategy for the company ensuring that the strategy is aligned to the Organisation’s strategic intent.
  • Define Human Resources Policy and ensure that policy is aligned to Company and Human Resources strategy.
  • Analyze and identify key business challenges and identify Human Resources interventions where appropriate.
  • Oversee and manage the remuneration and benefit policy for the Organisation.

Management of the development of human capital capability and resources within the organisation:

  • Ensure that the development and implementation of Training and Management development programmes provide the organization with relevant skills in order to achieve its objectives.\
  • Oversight of recruitment process to ensure compliance to policy and procedure
  • Where needed, direct intervention and assistance with national recruitment needs.
  • Oversight of critical vacancies within the organisation
  • Manage and direct the activities of national hr department to ensure the achievement of strategic goals and targets.
  • Optimize the allocation of business resources to address Human Resource Management requirements

Effective management of employee relations and industrial relations within the organisation:

  • Maintain an appropriate Industrial Relations environment and sound working relationships with Unions and other role players.
  • Display a comprehensive understanding of South African Labour Law as well as the various dynamics affecting the South African Security Sector in order to provide advice on strategic approaches to all matters affecting the Company
  • To support the drive to achieve high level employee engagement within a change management process

Development and maintenance of sound relationships both within the organisation and with external parties:

  • Liaise with and participate in external stakeholder forums ensuring company matters are addressed.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with Unions and other labour role players.
  • Provide advice on all Human Resources issues to the Senior Management and Executive Teams

Oversight and management of organisation transformation and compliance:

  • Formulate Organisation Development and Change Management initiatives and interventions in order to meet the organisations changing needs and business requirements.
  • To design a change management methodology  and process for G4S
  • To plan and support change initiatives within the company on a project basis

Management and development of direct reports:

  • All team members have clearly defined job profile s aligned to the profile of the manager
  • Ensure performance contracts are in place and regular goal reviews completed to assess achievement of results
  •  Apply poor performance management or employee relations management principles and processes should this be required
  • Provide support, coaching (train) and mentoring continuously to ensure that objectives are met
  • Ensure completed development plans for each employee
  •  Allocation resources appropriately to ensure operational demands are met
  • Ensure that events/activities taking place in team are effectively communicated within the team and to other teams requiring the information
  • Ensure adequate succession planning to meet ongoing and anticipated business requirements.

The Ideal Candidate:



  • In depth knowledge of all the related legislative Acts.
  • Knowledge of best practice employee engagement processes
  • Knowledge of change management methodologies and processes


  • Negotiation
  • Ability to design and implement a change process
  • Conflict resolution
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  •  Persuasive


  • Working with complexity
  • Awareness of the market environment
  • Managing  professionally
  • Driving change
  • Results Orientation
  • Resilience


Minimum qualification & experience

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification
  • 5 – 10 Years experience ( last 3 years at a Snr Management Level).
  • Generalist experience of HR practice in a labour intensive service industry.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate at all levels.
  • A high level of commitment, motivation and initiative.
  • Effective Leadership Skills.

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.