Job Title


REF: 2022 / 09 / HR1

About the Role

Key Performance


Effectively implement an efficient Human Resources function that is aligned to the Foundations strategic goals. To further support and develop the well-being of the organisation through projects and processes. The responsibilities will include organisation design, recruitment and selection, employment equity, employee relations, talent retention, performance management, change management, diversity management, skills development, policies and procedures, HR reporting, BBBEE and HR projects

Operational management

  • Implement Human Capital strategy and framework for MTF in line with broader strategic objectives
  • Establish and monitor compliance to HR governance criteria in line with strategic objectives and relevant legislation
  • Ensure Recruitment & Succession planning strategy is guided by the EE target compliance of management and staff.
  • Engage with COO on key HR strategy issues.
  • Contribute to Development and Operational execution of key human resources initiatives and strategies such as succession Planning.
  • Develop, review and implement all HR policies and procedure.
  • Ensure a well maintained HRM documentation system
  • Ensure a quality staff movement process – appointments, probations, terminations
  • Provide regular HRM reports as requested by COO
  • Monitor the implementation and ensure compliance to the EE strategy and reports

         Financial & Risk Management

  • Draw up HR annual budget for COO’s approval
  • Ensure that the department complies with legislative requirements and risk management practices
  • Ensure accurate calculation and submission of HR related data in accordance with prescribed guidelines, standards and formats
  • Ensure Risk Mitigation actions are identified and accurately addressed
  • Ensure timely submission of all statutory reports
  • Ensure effective and efficient usage of financial resources

         Employee Relations

  • Advise management and staff in dispute situations towards identifying common objectives in order to resolve disputes and to establish constructive relationships.
  • Advise on changing trends in the Labour sphere.
  • Advise on Disciplinary and Grievance procedures, Basic Conditions of Service, OHS Act and other Labour Legislation when the need arises.
  • Strive to improve employer/employee relationship.
  • Monitor manager/employee relationship issues where alleged poor relationship issues were reported.
  • Report employees concerns to line manager for action and improvement.
  • Timeous processing of grievances and disciplinary cases
  • Ensure awareness of LRA, Basic conditions of Employment Act and all other Labour legislation. Represent the company on CCMA level (conciliation and arbitration).


Recruitment and On Boarding

  • To undertake the Recruitment and Selection process to ensure that the organisation attracts and recruits the best suitable candidates for the identified vacancies from inception to on boarding.
  • Ensure the onboarding of employees by introducing new employees to their Line Managers to engage with their new role before start date. Ensure new employees sign their performance agreement after a month being appointed.
  • Provide new employees initial need to know information including introduction to organizational structure, policies, and procedures.
  • Integrate the (new and promoted) employee into their new work environment, providing a greater understanding of the organization’s mission, values, culture and connection in terms of how the employee and their role fits into the organisational context.
  • Ensure levels of engagement is increased, improved retention of employees, reduced turnover costs.
  • Ensure on boarding formally and informally gathers feedback and reviews the program on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure effective and efficient recruitment practices are within budget

         Training and Development

  • Implement the Skills development Plan in line with individual personal development plans in conjunction with the Biannual performance plans.
  • Assist line managers with skills audit and provide required training and development to staff to ensure optimal performance
  • Ensure induction training takes place for the newly appointed staff
  • Identify functional training requirements in conjunction with line managers for input into the workplace skills plan
  • Provide relevant structure and policy to guide the ER issues in line with relevant legislation
  • Training administration including WSP & ATR Cathsseta submissions
  • Assist in sourcing and facilitating Training initiatives both internally and externally

    Employee health & wellness
  • Managing day-to-day health and wellness processes and activities.
  • Assist health & safety representatives to ensure OHS compliance.
  • Employee engagement & communication – collate and maintain company communication and engagement platforms, channels and processes.
  • Ensure that service providers are in place
  • Ensure employee wellness programme is implemented and active

Desired Experience & 



  • Bcom Degree Human Resource Management/ Industrial Psychology
  • Ideal: Honours Degree in Human Resource Management, Registered with SABPP or similar

Experience & Knowledge

  • 5 years’ experience in HR in environment
  • Knowledge of Talent Management
  • Knowledge of Strategic HR Development
  • Knowledge of Labour related Acts
  • Good planning, organizational, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Confidentiality, tact, and discretion when dealing with people.
  • Ability to train.
  • Use Initiative.
  • Professional approach.
  • Excellent administration skills.

Interested persons who meet the requirements are invited to send a concise CV to the Human Resources Department via e-mail to

Please indicate the reference number of the post. ITC & criminal checks will be conducted and where applicable, candidates will be subjected to an assessment test.

Should you not hear from us within 30 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

The Market Theatre Foundation reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.

Enquiries may be directed to Zinhle Mngadi @ (011) 832 1641