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Deputy Director: Employee Relations & Wellness needed at South African National Biodiversity Institute

Job title : Deputy Director: Employee Relations & Wellness

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : 18-May-24

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The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is looking for a self-motivated and meticulous individual to manage employee relations within SANBI and ensure that legislation, policies and procedures are understood, adhere to and applied consistently and timeously by all employees

This position requires a degree in Employee Relations, or equivalent qualification at NQF 7. A postgraduate qualification in Employee Relations or equivalent degree at NQF 8 will be an added advantage.  This position also requires 8 years’ experience in relevant field, 4 years of which should be in first line management position(s).

The following competencies are required for the candidate to be successful in this position: In-depth understanding of employee relations and employee wellness imperatives, policies and procedures: Extensive Knowledge about legislation pertaining to employee relations and employee wellness. Outstanding experience and understanding of governance, compliance, risk, and legal. Excellent Project management skills and proven ability to work under pressure and with a diverse team, whilst being quality and safety conscious is essential; advanced planning, organizing, interpersonal, problem solving, project and  excellent communication skills (both verbal and written); excellent computer literacy and experience in the application of software tools including (Ms Word, MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet and Outlook) will be advantageous. The possession of a valid driver’s licence with at least one-year practical driving experience and a willingness to travel is essential. 


  • Provide strategic support on the development and implementation Human Resource Management Strategy.
  • Manage and coordinate Employee Relations Matters.
  • Manage the implementation of Employee Wellness programme
  • Facilitate, Coordinate and implement SANBIs Employment Equity portfolio

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