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Human Resources Manager_ZA

Location: [[South Africa-Cape Town]] | Job-ID: [[199971]] | Contract type: [[Permanent]] | Business Unit: [[HR]]



A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and credible HR professional to join the Computacenter team in South Africa as the HR Manager.  Reporting to our Lead HR Business Partner, this is a true generalist role that will see you involved in all operational and strategic elements of HR as well as engaging with in-country senior managers on a regular basis.

You will work closely with your team and line managers, ensuring that you provide first class support and guidance across all elements of the HR spectrum including liaison with the government & Industry affiliations/employee representative groups and 3rd party suppliers.

You will also play a key role in the wider Group HR team which will see you engaging with your HR counter parts across Europe & APAC and working in collaboration to embed and drive group HR initiatives.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the General Manager advising on local HR legislation, governance, and compliance matters.
  • Manage, develop, and coach team of staff to help ensure the delivery of HR function and business targets, and implements performance management solutions where required
  • Accountable for overall HR budget/ ensuring that spend is in line with budgetary limitations and administration of the CC South Africa payroll
  • Establish yourself as the situational expert on all HR matters, advising, coaching and guiding the local leadership team ensuring that CC values are understood and adopted
  • Work in close partnership with other HR Managers, sharing best practice, leveraging each other’s expertise.
  • Act as the main point of contact for all aspects of HR including operating as the local expert/advisor for employee relations.
  • Appraise and update all local and Corporate HR policies and processes and present to employees and managers.
  • Ensure you understand the HR operating model and leverage the Centre’s of Excellence and drive the shift left of activities that can be done through these teams  
  • Ensure that all administrative processes are efficient and fit for purpose and update where required.
  • Support the implementation of Group and local Human Resources programs such as performance management, succession planning, talent assessment, development initiatives  and benefits.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and serve as an advisor to Corporate on geographic specific information related to these.
  • Advise and support managers and employees on region specific regulations (work legislation, compliance) and participate as a representative of the employment tribunals and CCMA meetings.



Required Skills:

  • Dynamic, positive, people-oriented attitude, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Proven track record as a HR Manager in a fast paced, commercial, dynamic growth environment.
  • HR professional with full generalist capability including recruitment, ER, reward, talent management and employee development.
  • Strong knowledge of local employment law and up to date understanding of recent legislation
  • Exceptional ability to develop strong relationships with all levels.
  •  Ability to analyse, plan, and project manage


Desired Skills:

  • Experience of implementing SAP HR processes
  • Excellent multitasking & structured problem-solving skills
  • Hands-on Human Resources experience in other countries would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working in a Global environment or international work experience



Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


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