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People & Culture Specialist, Southern Africa Region

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years

*Candidates must be legally authorised to work in South Africa.


People and Culture (HR) Specialist role will be responsible for the development, analysis and delivery of all P&C analytics, providing P&C support in the areas of talent management and leadership development and advanced predictive analytics to translate data findings into actionable recommendations for management decisions. Responsibility also extends to coordinate and support National Offices on various human resources functions.


Talent Management & Leadership Development:

  • Project Plans and co-ordinates the organisation annual talent review process providing guidance to regional office managers and National Office managers.

  • Tracks and analyzes professional and leadership development data from multiple databases and sources.

  • Develops SAR Talent Data base, refining and improving our talent information storage, sources and value.

  • Creates written narrative summaries on leadership development initiatives that outline behavior change and impact stories.

Systems and Reporting:

  • Responsible for super user profile for SAR in Our people system and PAF.

  • Takes lead in roll out of Our people modules and ensure National Office super users are trained and oriented on the new modules.

  • Designs and develops comprehensive data analysis and reporting from Our voice, IIIM (Integrated Incidence Management).

  • Delivers complex analysis and findings in a clear and concise manner to provide actionable performance outcomes and facilitate management decision making.

  • Develops and maintains systematic data management reports.

Benefits Administration and Processing:

  • Engages with Global Center P&C-Benefit departments on all matters concerning international staff benefits, CIGNA; International payroll, SOS and other international staff processes.

  • Facilitate benefit education to international assignees who are relocating with housing search, utilities contract arrangements, internet, phone, etc.) during the exit process and facilitate the payment of terminal dues.

Recruitment and Onboarding Support:

  • Manage all phases of recruitment and selection process. Assist manager in opening positions for recruitment.

  • Lead in staff Recruitment and Selection process while working with ISS to ensure that a timely, organized and comprehensive procedure is used.

Staff Well-being Initiatives:

  • Administer implementation of staff well-being policy/initiatives ( ie; birthdays, farewells..)

Payroll Outsourcing Services:

  • Liaise with the Payroll company to process national staff and international staff in-country payroll by inputting authorized changes.

  • Review monthly GC payroll journal and address staff queries.

  • Review monthly Our People-Payroll reconciliations.

  • Ensure that employees access their payslips and tax certificates.

  • Coordinate and work with Finance department to reconcile payroll deductions.

  • Prepare, track and remit all statutory and other deductions on time in accordance to the governing laws.

  • Keep abreast of all the changes in the relevant laws and regulations regarding incomes taxes and other statutory deductions and advice management accordingly to ensure prompt compliance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management or the equivalent.

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience as HR generalist/Analyst in a large multinational organization with significant HRIS experience.

  • Strong Analytical mindset – ability to naturally provide analytical in order to manipulate and translate a large volume Data into meaningful solutions.

  • Very good training and leadership development reporting skills.

  • Systems analysis - ability to quickly understand how databases, systems and processes work, always seeking to improve efficiencies as well as making the most of the information available.

  • Attention to details -able to not only assess high level trends but identify the smaller issues which can potentially make a large commercial impact on the business.

  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills.

  • Ability to complete a complex variety of tasks in an organized manner.

  • Ability to quickly change and adapt to new priorities.

  • Ability to ask appropriate questions that uncover underlying issues.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent computer skills including: Microsoft application skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Proficient with Internet navigation and electronic records management.

  • Must have cross-cultural sensitivity, problem solving skills.

  • Knowledge of internal policies, labor legislation and legal requirements.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.