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HR Generalist - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #14973
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role HR Generalist
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA ID
Degree Degree

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client, a long-established supplier in the FMCG industry is currently looking for an HR Generalist to join their team.

To ensure success, HR Generalists should exhibit strong decision-making skills with a deep understanding of employee relationships, staffing management, and training. Top candidates will be comfortable managing grey areas, effective at scheduling, and methodical in the recruitment process.


Learning & Development.
* Assesses training and development needs through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and communication with managers, instructors, and customer representatives.
* Creates, organizes, plans, and presents various forms of onboarding, orientation, and skills training for employees and customers.
* Develops unique training programs to fulfill workers specific needs to maintain or improve job skills.
* Creates and/or acquires training procedure manuals, guides, and course materials.
* Presents training and development programs using various forms and formats including group discussion, lecture, simulations, and videos.
* Maintains records of training and development activities, attendance, results of tests and assessments, and retraining requirements.
* Assesses training materials prepared by instructors.
* Evaluates program effectiveness through assessments, surveys, and feedback.
* Maintains knowledge of the latest trends in training and development.

Generalist HR Duties.

* Succession Planning and Performance Management and Reviews.
* Assist with all internal and external HR-related matters.
* Participate in developing organizational guidelines and procedures.
* Recommend strategies to motivate employees.
* Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, conducting reference checks and issuing employment contracts.
* Investigate complaints brought forward by employees.
* Coordinate employee development plans and performance management.
* Perform orientations and update records of new staff.
* Manage the organization’s employee database and prepare reports.
* Produce and submit reports on general HR activity.
* Assist with budget monitoring and payroll.
* Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices.

Key Skills
* Efficient HR administration and people management skills.
* Excellent record-keeping skills.
* Fantastic knowledge of HR functions and best practices.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Works comfortably under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
* Superb computer literacy with capability in email, MS Office, and related HR software.
* Remarkable organizational and conflict management skills.
* Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
* Meticulous attention to detail.

  • Job Role: HR Generalist
  • Industry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
* Worked in a company with Payroll above 200 people ( 2y min).
* VIP course and experience (min 2y).
* Bachelors degree in Human Resources or related (essential).
* A Registered / Qualified Psychometrist would be an an advantage.
* Strong L&D Background with a passion for Succession Planning and Performance Reviews

Additional Requirements

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