Welcome to Human Resources Overview

Human resources (HR) officers develop, advise on and implement policies relating to the effective use of personnel within an organisation. Their aim is to ensure that the organisation employs the right balance of staff in terms of skills and experience, and that training and development opportunities are available to employees to enhance their performance and achieve the employer's business aims. HR officers are involved in a range of activities required by organisations, whatever the size or type of business. These cover areas such as:

  • working practices;
  • recruitment;
  • payroll;
  • conditions of employment;
  • negotiation with external work-related agencies;
  • equality and diversity.

Skills, Knowledge and Competences

The following skills, knowledge and competences are essential:

• Knowledge of Public Service and Labour Legislations such as, But not limited to:

  • Constitution of Republic of South Africa;
  • Public Service Act, as amended;
  • Public Service Regulations, as amended;
  • Labour Relations Act, as amended.;
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act, as amended;
  • Employment Equity Act, as amended;
  • Skills Development Act ;
  • Skills Development Levies Act ;
  • COIDA ;
  • OHSA;
  • Public Service White Papers relating Human Resource Management .

Key Responsibilities

The Human Resource Department of the Ekurhuleni East TVET College is responsible for providing the HR services that are mentioned below in line with the strategic goals of the College and that of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

  • Human Resource Planning and Strategies ;
  • Employment Equity Planning and Diversity Management ;
  • Human Resource Policy Development, Review, Implementation and Monitoring ;
  • Employee Health and Wellness ;
  • Labour Relations Management (Grievances, Disciplinary Procedures, Code of Conduct);
  • Performance Management ;
  • Human Resource Development (Training, Bursaries, Internships, Learner ships, Workplace Integrated Learning);
  • Job Evaluation (Organisational, Structure, Job Grading and Profiling, Job Descriptions);
  • Recruitment and Selection (Job Advertisements, Short listing's, Interviews, Appointments) ;
  • Management of Employee’s Conditions of Service (Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Termination);
  • Payroll Administration and Records Management ;