Careers at DUT

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INTERNAL APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM INTERESTED PERSON(S) FOR THE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS AND COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR (GRADE 5) 5 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT (RENEWABLE BASED ON PERFORMANCE) POSITION (REF710) ADVERT IS OPEN TO EXTERNAL CANDIDATES THROUGH DUT WEBSITE

 

Minimum Requirements:

M+4 qualification in Industrial Relations / Organisational & Labour Studies. • Proven record ten (10) years relevant Employee Relations experience at least 5 (five) of which must be in conflict resolution and appearing at CCMA or Bargaining Councils dispute resolution forums. Knowledge of B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice, achieving transformation agenda and Higher Education Act. Proven experience in establishing workplace consultative forums, collective bargaining and negotiation on substantive issues.

 

Special requirements:

  • Business and workplace acumen
  • Communication, negotiation skills at all levels.
  • Knowledge of ITS or equivalent HR Admin. System.
  • MSWord; Excel; Intranet. 

 

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Labour Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
  • Knowledge of B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice. Understanding of critical success factors for achieving transformation agenda.
  • Knowledge of the Higher Education Act.

 

Summary of Duties

  • Lead institutional strategies on workplace compliance and advocacy specific to human resource management
  • Guide the Labour Consultative processes including various committees (LMCF/EE Forum/Policy Review)
  • Champion equity and B-BBEE strategies
  • Advise line management on improving workplace relations and employee communication
  • Guide legislative, policy and compliance processes
  • Establish dispute resolution management framework
  • Lead change management initiatives
  • Re-establish collective bargaining recognition agreements and terms of engagement with unions
  • Advance developmental training to other HR staff on request.
  • Ensure installation of effective systems to capture relevant strategic/tactical/operational employee/industrial relations data.
  • Prepare and submit reports/data as required by legislation and/or the institution.

 

Competencies

  • Cross Functional Awareness / Organisational Understanding
  • Strategic Perspective
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Technical/ Specialist acumen
  • Achievement orientation
  • Proactive initiative
  • Change strategy implementation
  • Decision making
  • Team leadership
  • Communication skills
  • Conflict management skills
  • Diversity management
  • Value building
  • Emotional maturity

Please complete an official application for employment form obtainable from our website – www.dut.ac.za and send a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications, certified copy of ID and a covering letter with the exact name of the post you are applying for, to careers@dut.ac.za. Only applications made on our application for employment form would be considered.

 

Please Note: ●Correspondence is limited to short-listed candidates only ●While DUT strives for equal opportunities, preference will be given to suitable candidates in line with the University’s equity plan ●The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

 

Closing date: 07 JULY 2019

 

Queries related to the application may be directed to Qondile Zimu – Manager Business Partners & Resourcing: Human Resources on (031) 373 2377.

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Please note:

All external applicants must complete this Application for Employment form and submit it together with the CV, ID and qualifications

“The University reserves the right not to appoint” or to re-advertise to widen the pool of applicants

Verification will be conducted on preferred candidates only.

DUT reserves the right to do a complete verification of the information you have provided.

DUT reserves the right to contact your referees or request additional referees.

While DUT strives for equal opportunities, preference will be given in terms of the University’s Equity Policy

Candidates must be fluent in English and must be in possession of a valid work permit.

Disclaimer

This information has been supplied by the Department of Human Resources at the Durban University of Technology.