The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is on a mission to “advance social and economic transformation through relevant curricula, impactful research and engagement, quality learning experiences, dedicated staff and an enabling environment”.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCES Ref: 21/245
5 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT | HUMAN RESOURCES AND TRANSFORMATION
POST LEVEL: 3 | PRETORIA CAMPUS
The environment of Human Resources and Transformation has a 5 year fixed term position of an Executive Director: Human Resources at the Pretoria Campus. The Executive Director will take full accountability for the delivery of a world class Human Resources function and ensure the provision of a comprehensive, proactive and integrated Human Resources service to the University, withemphasis on setting strategic direction in people management. Further responsibilities include people management, budget and financial management and health and safety management.CRITICAL PERFORMANCE AREAS: •Strategy Development and Execution and Management of Transformation
•Effective and constructive HR Consulting and Coaching •Policy and Procedure Review, Development and Implementation •Effective and efficient HR Operations Management •Management of the Health and Safety, and Employee Wellbeing function •Management of the full Human Resource Management function •Resource Management: Budget and Finance •Quality Assurance and Risk Management •Effective implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Systems.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications: •A relevant Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management/Industrial and Organisational Psychology. Experience: •8 to 10 years relevant experience as an HR Manager in a generalist HR environment, of which the last 5 years’ experience has been in a senior management position, preferably in Higher Education •Superior interpersonal skills and must be able to operate at all levels of the organization •Strategic leadership and people management skills •A good understanding of and experience in change management implementation
•Familiarity with the higher education legislative environment •A successful record of leadership and teamwork •The ability to mobilize and inspire others towards shared goals •Understanding of the overall operations and affairs of a university environment •Strategic thinking and operationalisation into plans and projects •Planning and managing of budgets •Working knowledge of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Labour Relations Act, Skills Development Act, Skill Development Levies Act, Employment Equity Act and Occupational Health & Safety Act •Familiarity with MS Office software (MS Word, Excel, Power Point) •Knowledge and experience of HR management in a tertiary environment will be an added advantage •Knowledge of Higher Education Act/Statues/Rules, SAQA, NQF and relevant Human Resources Information Management systems is recommended.
KEY COMPETENCIES: Knowledge and Skills: •Analytical thinking/Problem solving •Building interpersonal relationships •Client/student service and support •Communication •University awareness •Professional knowledge and skill •Negotiation •Building partnerships •Facilitating change •People management •Resource management •Strategic leadership •Decision-making and judgement •Conceptual thinking •Impact and influence •Emotional intelligence •Resilience/Tenacity.
Enquiries: Prof LR van Staden, Tel: 012 382 4112
To apply, please submit the following together with the completed application form (found on the TUT’s website at www.tut.ac.za/vacancies) to the above stipulated email addresses by no later than 24 September 2021.
• A Curriculum Vitae
• Certified copies of all degree certificates. All applications with international qualifications are required to submit
a SAQA evaluation certificate.
• A detailed motivation regarding your suitability for the position for which you are applying, as well as how you meet each of the stipulated requirements and additional attributes specified above
• A brief statement setting out your vision for the relevant position
• The names and contact details of 3 work-related referees, one of which should preferably be your current or recent line manager. The University may require further referees.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered. The Tshwane University of Technology is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All appointments will be made following the University’s Employment Equity Policy. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups. The University reserves the right, in its sole discretion, not to make an appointment. Applicants may be required to undergo further verification and evaluation/psychometric assessments. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date must consider their applications unsuccessful.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCES Ref: 21/245
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION Ref: 21/577
Woman and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply
CLOSING DATE 24 SEPTEMBER 2021