Head: Human Resources – Cape Town / Centurion needed at Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited

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Job title : Head: Human Resources – Cape Town / Centurion

Job Location : Gauteng, Cape Town

Deadline : May 22, 2024

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Post graduate degree or equivalent qualification in Human Resources Management/Industrial Psychology/Sociology (Essential)
Registered Industrial Psychologist/ Psychometrist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) (Essential)
Registered with the South African Board for People Practice (SABPP) (Desirable)

  • 10-15 years Human Capital generalist experience (Essential)
  • Minimum of 5 years management/leadership experience (Essential)
  • Experience in the Insurance/Finance industry (Desirable) 


  • South African Labour Relations and Acts  
  • Human Resources best practices, principles and policies  
  • Human Resource metrics and dashboards 
  • Human Resources models  


  • Collaboration skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Business acumen skills
  • Analytical skills
  • HR management skills
  • People development skills

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Develop and implement a Human Resource (HR) strategy that will support the effective delivery of the overall Health Strategy and Human Capital strategy through its people.
  • Ensure that all the HR practices are fit-for-purpose and based on best practice.
  • Collaborate with group to ensure appropriate processes are automated.
  • Collaborate with group to ensure that all our HR Practices are aligned to group and implemented effectively.
  • Manage the employee experience through the employee life cycle with the implementation of practices that enhances the employee experience.  
  • Monitor the effective implementation of all the HR practices to ensure an excellent employee experience through the employee life cycle.
  • Develop and manage the implementation of HR solutions that enable the achievement of business goals and objectives. 
  • Assess the effectiveness and impact of HR solutions through implementing HR metrics in area of responsibility. 
  • Assess the return on investment on HR solutions and make recommendation to enhance HR solutions and service delivery.  
  • Collaborate with the rest of Human Capital to Develop and deliver on integrated solutions to business. 
  • Compile and submit HR scorecards, monthly reports and other related metrics as required.   
  • Provide guidance to business leaders regarding development and performance management practices.   
  • Assess HR service delivery by maintaining regular interactions with business stakeholders.  
  • Collaborate with business leaders to influence and empower leaders to achieve Employment Equity plans and targets.  
  • Monitor delivery of Employment Equity through recruitment and talent development practices.  
  • Contribute to the BBBEE scorecard with the development of strategies and tactics to improve the management control of the business.
  • Develop pro-active & predictive reporting to support leaders and the business in effective decision making.
  • Manage the implementation of employee relations practices and be accountable for the outcome of employee relations matters.  
  • Ensure that all governance and legislative requirements are met in HR practices and business projects to ensure minimal risk and minimize escalations to the CCMA.
  • Manage and control the integrity of HR data and ensure HR governance practices are adhered to and data is accurate.   
  • Keep abreast of trends, legislation and best practices within the HR industry to optimise service delivery.  


  • Partner and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Deliver Human Resource best practice, industry standard, and thought leadership with stakeholders within business and external audiences.  
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with business & functional leaders, managers and peers which consistently meet business needs.


  • Build the capability of and manage a high performing team by providing leadership, role clarity, training and development. 
  • Create a positive work climate and culture to energise employees, give meaning to work, minimise work disruption, increase employee engagement and maximise employee productivity. 
  • Demonstrate exemplary leadership behaviour, through personal involvement, commitment and dedication in support of organisational values. 
  • Drive a culture that guides and directs best practice, fostering an environment of continuous learning, improvement and cohesiveness. 
  • Select and recruit suitably qualified talent in line with Employment Equity principles and culture. 
  • Effectively manage performance within the team in order to ensure business objectives are achieved. 
  • Encourage innovation, change agility and collaboration within the team. 


  •  Determine and manage functional budget, resources and tools required to deliver on execution plan. 
  • Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency. 
  • Manage high risk and problematic financial issues in area of accountability. 
  • Implement and provide feedback on the effectiveness of financial policy, practice and procedures preventing illegal, unethical or improper conduct. 
  • Implement risk management, governance and compliance policies in own practice area, to identify and manage governance and risk exposure liability.  
  • Investigate reported wilful acts of non-compliance to organisation policy and practice and report on findings.  

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