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HR Officer – Libstar / Cape Town

HR Officer – Libstar / Cape Town

Reporting to: Group HR Manager
Location: Plattekloof, Cape Town

Key Job Functions:

  • Ensure company adherence to HR policies and processes – apply a consistent and fair approach:
    • Assist with drafting policies as required.
    • Provide advice to managers and staff on the interpretation and application of relevant HR policies and procedures as required.
    • Coordinate policy training and workshops when required.
  • Ensure and drive compliance with applicable legislation (e.g., BCEA, EEA, LRA, etc.).
  • Execute HR improvement projects in line with driving a best practice people approach (e.g. group talent management implementation, employee wellness).
  • Execute events and initiatives to promote a healthy company culture supportive of business values.
  • HR reporting including but not limited to:
    • Group HR quarterly reports (Staff turnover, Health and Safety and CSI initiatives)
    • Training (in line with SETA requirements).
    • mployment Equity.
    • BBBEE reporting.
    • ad hoc HR reporting as needed.
  • Drive and support the performance management process.
  • Drive and support the talent management process.
  • Developing comprehensive job descriptions and specifications in conjunction with HR Manager and line managers.
  • Execution of the recruitment and selection process, recruiting for a broad range of functions and roles:
    • Advertising vacancies internally and externally (LinkedIn, Libstar website and distributing to Business Unit Heads and HR Managers) and reviewing applications received.
    • Coordinating and participating in in-person interviews with Managers and HR Manager.
    • Preparing interview guides/packs.
    • Contacting applicant references.
    • Assisting in drafting offer letters, offer of employment and other induction documentation.
  • Facilitation of the on-boarding and induction process
  • Facilitation of the exit-process.
  • Implementation and monitoring of learnership, internship and skills programmes.
  • Coordination and scheduling of training interventions in accordance with the training plan and business requirements.
  • Execution of IR processes:
    • Assisting/preparing hearing notices as well as warning and suspension documentation, including identification of charges
    • Ensuring compliance with employment laws and relevant procedures in implementing disciplinary action. 

    • Providing guidance to managers and employees in terms of all disciplinary matters. 

    • Run disciplinary hearings and facilitate warning allocations (act as the HR representative in
    • enquiries as needed).
    • Support disciplinary matters, performance management processes and employee grievance 

    • Represent the Company at the CCMA as required.
  • Assist with the implementation of the Employment Equity plan, compiling of annual EE reports and strategies:
    • Assist HR Manager with Employment Equity Audit for the Group.
    • Co-ordinate and arrange meetings.
    • Prepare agendas for meeting.
    • Keep minutes of the meetings.
    • Assist HR Manager to compile plan and report.
    • Track monthly progress and discuss with HR Manager.
    • Assist in driving EE goals through recruitment and other processes.
  • Attend and support employment equity and training committee meetings.
  • Keep HR filing and administration up to date.
  • Ensure that payroll is provided with the necessary employee information.

Personal Profile, Skills and Attitude:

  • Energetic, self-driven individual who seeks to be creative and innovative. ▪ Ability to meet key deadlines and deliver results.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Excellent planning skills. 

  • Accuracy and attention to detail. 

  • Pro-active and self-driven individual. 

  • Analytical thinker. 

  • Able to work independently as well as in a team. 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 

  • Works well under pressure. 

  • Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint). 

  • Strong interpersonal and engagement skills. 

  • Ability to build a positive working culture and environment. 

  • Displays a concern for business values and ethical standards.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • HR or relevant Diploma or Degree.
  • 3+years of generalist HR experience.
  • Knowledge and application of labour legislation, particularly the BCEA, LRA and SDA.
  • Experience working within a FMCG or wholesale and retail environment will be preferable.
  • Excellent understanding of HR processes.
  • Own transport and driver’s licence preferrable.


Please e-mail your CV to Emma Lamont at; with a motivation highlighting why you should be considered for the position.
Application deadline: 14 June 2024
If you have not received a response within two weeks of the closing date for applications, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

Note: to consider any application for employment, we will have to process your personal information. The Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA), provides that when one processes another’s personal information, such collection, retention, dissemination and use of that person’s personal information must be done in a lawful and transparent manner.

To give effect to the above, we are required to provide you with information regarding the processing of your personal information. This information is recorded under the HR Processing Notice, which can be accessed and viewed here.

HR Officer – Libstar / Cape Town

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