South Africa

Senior People and Culture Business Partner

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # PC_101
Published 16/05/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary R 7.00 - 7.00 Annually
Location Illovo, Gauteng, South Africa
An opportunity exists in the firm for a dynamic individual to lead the IOC People & Culture team Nationally. The Senior P&C Business Partner - IOC will be accountable for the development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, key employee retention and development, and high performance. She/he will also be responsible for the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

This position is based in Johannesburg.
Job Functions HR Manager,Human Resources
Industries Accounting,Accounting & Auditing
Management of the IOC People and Culture Function
•Works with the National Head of P&C and the relevant P&C Centres for expertise to develop and implement an IOC People & Culture strategic plan to support the Service Line business objectives.
•Oversees and manages the work of reporting P&C employees.
•Encourages the ongoing development of the National IOC P&C Team.
•Identifies opportunities for improvement and resolves problems.
•Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements
•Manages the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out the functions of the department. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment.

•Works closely with the COE for recruitment in optimising the standard recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to recruit and hire a superior IOC workforce.
•Works with the P&C COE for recruitment in developing and implementing creative talent attraction strategies and campaigns to meet the Service recruitment needs, nationally.
•Interviews management and executive position candidates

Employee Relations
•Ensures the implementation and execution of Employee Relations practices that foster a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.
•Conducts periodic surveys/focus group sessions to measure employee satisfaction and employee engagement.
•Develops and implements an effective employee engagement strategy

Compensation and Benefits
•Works with the IOC leadership and P&C in respect of developing and implementing relevant remuneration structures and policies.
•Remains abreast of market research and trends to establish pay practices and pay bands that help to recruit and retain superior staff.
•Monitors all pay practices and systems for effectiveness and cost containment.
Organization Development
•Work with the P&C COE to design and manage OD initiatives for the IOC, that address issues such as organisation design, talent attraction, succession planning, superior workforce development, key employee retention and change management.
•Manage resource planning and forecasting for the IOC.
•Promote a desirable work culture that is aligned to the firm’s values, promotes employee satisfaction and the attainment of the company's goals.

Training and Development
•Drives the Talent Management strategy for the IOC.
•Leads the implementation of the performance management process that includes Talent Reviews, performance development plans (PDPs) and employee development programs.
•Assists with the development of and monitors the spending of the IOC training budget.
•Ensures the maintenance of employee training records.

Employee Wellness
•Oversees employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health.
B degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration or relevant field
Masters Degree in Business or Human Resources Management or a related field preferred.
7-10 years of progressively more responsible positions in human resources, preferably in a similar industry.
Experience supervising and managing professional staff.
Demonstrated familiarity and skill with the tools of the trade within human resources including HRIS, the Microsoft Office suite of products, file management, and benefits administration.
Experience in organization development and change management.
Experience in and the ability to lead in an environment of constant change.

Job Competencies
Excellent communication skills (Verbal and written).
Excellent internal and external stakeholder relationship management.
Entrepreneurial flair (Business Acumen and Cost Saving Strategies)
Negotiation and Conflict Management skills.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
Team player

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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Job Closing Date 25/05/2022
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