HR Generalist – Cape Town needed at Faircape Group

Job title : HR Generalist – Cape Town

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : May 22, 2024

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The Faircape Group constitutes a group of companies with interests in a number of activities including Healthcare, Retirement Holdings, Telecommunications, Utility Management, infrastructure installation, Property Management and related activities.

Faircape Group has a HR Generalist position that has become available to cover maternity leave (4 months). We believe our greatest asset is our people. 

We believe in the power of teamwork and collaboration to drive success. As HR Generalist, you’ll have the opportunity to work closely with our Management team and HR team, assisting us to ensure the smooth operation of our organisation. 

 Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in implementing company disciplinary policies and ensuring adherence to codes of conduct.
  • Support in managing all disciplinary and performance/behavioural concerns with employees promptly and effectively.
  • Assist the HR Generalist  in managing grievances in accordance with established disciplinary procedures and policies.
  • Ensure company practices align with the Labor Relations Act (LRA) and Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA).
  • Work alongside the HR Generalist to prepare for CCMA cases when applicable 
  • Provide education to management on HR processes and offer guidance to ensure procedural compliance.
  • Address complex HR queries from both line managers and employees, ensuring clarity and resolution.
  • Assist in facilitating transparent communication throughout the organisation, fostering a culture of openness and accountability.
  • Offer guidance and support for quarterly performance reviews, and provide assistance to senior management as needed.
  • Provide ideas on staff wellness initiatives and initiatives to enhance organisational culture.
  • Assist in establishing clear and transparent key performance indicators (KPIs) and monitor employee performance against them.
  • Provide oversight for the drafting and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition Specialist to ensure all open vacancies are being recruited for and provide assistance where needed 
  • Alongside the Recruitment team provide regular updates on recruitment progress during weekly HR meetings.
  • Offer assistance in ensuring timely execution of the recruitment process, including support with senior-level hires.
  • Assist the HR Generalists and Talent Acquisition Specialists, to ensure that all required daily tasks are completed.
  • Assist in managing all administrative HR processes efficiently and accurately.



  • Bachelor’s  Degree with specialisation in Human Resources or Industrial Psychology
  • Honours Degree advantageous

Experience and knowledge

  • Proven experience as HR Manager and/or Generalist
  • Proven experience in dealing with diverse group of employees
  • Proven experience in dealing with trade unions and CCMA representations
  • Solid knowledge of BCEA, LRA, and related employment acts

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong interpersonal skills are crucial for building relationships, resolving conflicts, and understanding diverse perspectives.
  • Capacity to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive employee information
  • Perform well under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Logical, systematic and methodical approach to work
  • Flexible in picking up responsibilities related to human resources and recruitment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for effectively conveying information
  • Excellent problem solving skills. Must have the ability to analyse situations, identify solutions, and implement effective strategies is vital.
  • Creative and innovative
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Detail oriented, ability to multitask

Specific Requirements

  • Clear health record
  • Clear criminal record
  • Clear credit record
  • Contactable references

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