People Business Partner - 010/2020
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Employment Type



Human Resources

Minimum Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in Human Resources, Industrial/Organisational Psychology or another closely related field.
  • At least 5- 8 years€™ experience as a HR Business Partner/HR Manager.

Additional Requirements

In line with the Employment Equity Act, preference will be given to those applicants whose appointment will address the demographic imbalances in our work force profile.

All personal information received will be processed in accordance with The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 OF 2013.

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful

Due to the nature of the business, pre-employment, routine and exit medical examinations are compulsory.

Specific Operational Requirements

The successful candidate will be required to work an 8 hour day between 08h00 to 16h00

The successful candidate may be required to work overtime to meet the business needs

Key Performance Areas

About the role

  • To create an enabling environment to drive performance and employee engagement within NBI.
  • To define and implement relevant and appropriate human resource plans/initiatives/projects.
  • To facilitate the delivery of NBI€™s strategic human resource priorities.


Promotion of sound labour/employee relations practices

    • Provide strategic support to managers on the handling of grievance procedures
    • Facilitate the sound employer-employee relations through managing and overseeing effective and efficient implementation and compliance with labour laws
    • Manage conflict/disputes
    • Implement and communicate the employee relations strategy and ensure that employee relations are achieved
    • To assist with employee related negotiations/consultations
    • Oversee the implementation of the wellness programme
    • Plan and be responsible for staff engagement activities and events
    • Ensure compliance with OHS legislation, policies, standards and procedures
    • Ensure that the staff handbook is relevant, comprehensive and up to date


  • HR Consultation
    • Consult with managers and provide HR guidance
    • Provide HR policy guidance
    • Act as a single point of contact for NBI staff and managers on people related matters

  • HR strategy development and implementation
    • Assist in applying sound recruitment and selection practices, and appropriate induction, training and development programmes
    • Develop employee relationships and promote diversity to build and maximise human capacity
    • Monitor HR policy implementation, compliance and effectiveness
    • Consult with managers to assess benefits, compensation and compliance needs
    • Provide training and development on Human Resources policies and procedures to ensure ongoing compliance with HR policies and procedures
    • Provide input into workforce and succession planning
    • Analyse data trends and metrics to inform business decisions
    • Find ways to build morale, improve workplace relationships, and boost productivity


  • Performance Management
    • Ensure the active management of performance and poor performers
    • Ensure the implementation of NBI€™s performance management systems in collaboration with the relevant Centre of Excellence
    • Collaborate with managers and ensure the link between performance and remunerations is communicated and understood

  • Implementation of Talent Management Systems
    • Assist in identifying critical and core operational roles
    • Facilitate talent reviews and forums and monitor the implementation of talent development actions with the People Practitioners
    • Promoting high levels of insightful career conversations, coaching and mentoring opportunities
    • Assist in identifying solutions on building initiatives to improve readiness of talent
    • Participate in HR related projects and provide advice on talent management

  • Coaching and mentoring
    • Implementation of an effective coaching and mentoring programme

  • Facilitate change management and organisational effectiveness programmes
    • Ensure that OD and change management strategies are implemented and monitored


  • Performance management
  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Change management
  • Dispute resolution
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Conflict management
  • Planning and coordination
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Report writing
  • Monitoring
  • Diversity management
  • Service Delivery Innovation
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Policy development
  • Fostering teamwork