IkamvaYouth: Human Resources Coordinator

IkamvaYouth
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 9 July, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty and into university has once again shown that transformation is possible, despite the odds.

IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint a Human Resources (HR) Coordinator, based in Johannesburg.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of change makers and to play a pivotal role in a by-youth for-youth educational movement that empowers young people to take their futures into their own hands. S/he is expected to be an enthusiastic and pro-active social entrepreneur who is passionate about the power of education to transform lives and communities; a person who aims to make a difference.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment - develop job profiles, place adverts, shortlist candidates, qualify candidates for vacancies, police clearance checks, CV vetting and reference checks, confirm qualifications; manage diversity and gender balance and headhunting;
  • Facilitate - skills development and training. disciplinary matters, staff grievances, policy workshops;
  • Salaries - grading and benchmarking, employee engagement and welfare;
  • Documents: Draw up employment contracts – full time staff, volunteers, short term service; develop policies and procedures, manage database, maintain staff files – any disciplinary letter, warnings, promotions, perform exit interviews;
  • Stay abreast of changing legislation, LRA requirements and HR policies; provide assistance and guidance to staff on HR matters

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years experience in coordinating HR;
  • Relevant tertiary qualification;
  • South African citizen;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Able to work independently and take initiative;
  • Analytical skills;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (Firmness allied with compassion and empathy; ability to effect diplomacy, courtesy and tact);
  • Approachable, ability to listen attentively, excellent communicator;
  • Team player, excellent collaborator;
  • Well organised and able to manage own time;
  • Empathetic and good fit with IY values and culture.

Starting date:  1 August 2013.

Salary: R18 000 - R21 000 per month, depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply please send a letter of motivation and CV to careers@ikamvayouth.org with the subject, "HR Coordinator".

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. No late applications will be accepted.

IkamvaYouth reserves the right not to appoint or appoint at a different level. 

For more about IkamvaYouth, refer to http://ikamvayouth.org.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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