South Africa

Project Manager: Performance Management System

Company Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)
Reference # PMS 01/2022
Published 10/01/2022
Contract Type Contract
2 Months
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Duration 2 Months

In delivering ‘social science that makes a difference’, the Research Programmes of the Human Sciences Research Council initiate and undertake policy-oriented research projects and programmes from its offices in Cape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg and Pretoria. Its public-purpose mandate is set out in the Human Sciences Research Council Act of 2008.

An urgent need exists for a SAGE People 300 performance management module specialist to assist the HR Department with the setup, transfer, testing, training, and implementation of the performance management module and to ensure full alignment with HSRC performance management needs.

The successful incumbent must have extensive SAGE People 300 specialist skills with specific reference to the Performance Management Module and must work closely with the HR Director as well as the External service provider who is responsible for the configuration of the system.

Full roll-out and implementation must be achieved by no later than 31 March 2022.

Project Manager: Performance Management System
(Ref: Prj Mngr – PMS 01/2022)
FREELANCER – Pretoria Based
Job Functions Human Resources
Industries Human Resources
Deliverables on this project will include:

• Meetings with the HR Director and External SAGE Service provider respectively to enable full successful implementation – on going.
• Familiarising with and understanding the HSRC’s Performance Management approach and Matrixes.
• Scoping the project and set up a comprehensive project plan.
• Continuous testing and finalising set-up according to HSRC requirements.
• Finding workable solutions to overcome any obstacles.
• Training of HR Consultants on the Module.
• Training sessions (via Zoom or Teams) of all staff in the HSRC on the performance module.
• Organisational wide communication/s re the Performance Module.
• Weekly progress meetings with HR Director
• Gathers individual performance contract data and captures performance data on module for all staff for the period 2021 to 2022.
• Compile a final project report.
Key requirements are:

•a SAGE People 300 Performance Management Module expert supported by proof from SAGE certification or at least two reference letters from clients confirming full SAGE 300 Performance Management Module set up and implementation during the past two years.

The HSRC offers a fixed salary package and applicants must be South African citizens.


In your application, please include: your CV, a letter of motivation, and the details of three recent referees (with telephone and e-mail contact details). Ensure that you indicate the reference number of the position for which you are applying. The HSRC will only consider applications that comply with the above requirements. Applicants may be required to undertake a written exercise or an oral presentation in the competencies required for the position.

Submission of Applications

Please submit your application on-line at http://hsrc.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/

Please note the following:
•Ensure you use Google Chrome or Firefox from a computer or laptop, and not a cell phone.
•Only your CV can be uploaded on the first page after you have registered/logged in.
•ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS can be uploaded on the “Document” tab on your profile
•Attachments must be less than 2 MB.
•Should you encounter challenges in applying for this post please contact Skills map directly – for Telephonic support: +27 12 420 7200; for Email support: [email protected]

For further information about the HSRC consult our website (www.hsrc.ac.za).
For enquiries (NOT applications or CVs) may be directed to Ms. Mesele Matlala at [email protected]

Closing date: 15 January 2022. We encourage applicants to submit prior to that date.

The HSRC is committed to accelerating the improvement in the proportion of its staff who are black, female or disabled.

Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of the interview.

The HSRC reserves the right to not make an appointment
Job Closing Date 15/01/2022
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