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Employee Relations Human Resources

Location:
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Posted:
August 08, 2019

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Dear Sir

I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Johannesburg (Vista) and a diploma in Management from The Gordon Institute of Business Science in partnership with the University of Pretoria, a post graduate programme in Business Administration from Wits University. I am highly talented with an extensive background in Human Resources. With my practical experience and long track record of success I am confident that I can add value and become a top performer at your organization. I am a highly experienced Human Resources Generalist who has worked in various industries and in different capacities such as Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources Consultant as well as Human Resources Manager of which two years was spent at a Senior Management Level. Whilst being a human resources generalist, I have gained extensive knowledge and experience in Industrial Relations as well as Training and Development of employees, Effective Discipline Management and Skills Development. I have represented with great success various companies in CCMA proceedings. I have extensive knowledge in all Labour Legislations and its amendments

I was also a Director of my own recruitment and placement agency focusing on the recruitment of staff within all sectors and industries, however due to lack of funds the business collapsed

My long term career goal is to continue to learn and grow my specialist skills and abilities, whilst utilizing my experience, knowledge and skills to benefit any employer I am working for, attached is my detailed resume which affirms that I am a capable and professional individual who is able to perform to the highest standard in the management of the whole Human Resources function with regards to Training and Development, Skills Development, Talent Management, Retention Strategies, Benefit Administration, Project Management and Implementation, Financial and Budget Management

The foundation of my achievements to date lies in my ability to organize my time effectively, prioritize tasks, and use my initiative to come up with solutions to problems

It is therefore my wish to join your organization so as to add value and harness the business with my Human Resources and Business Management expertise as it forms an integral part of the organization’s fundamental business strategy.

I thank you kindly for taking time to read my application and I will avail myself for an interview at your earliest convenience

Yours faithfully

Rebecca Leferela

060*******

ac904y@r.postjobfree.com

CURRICULUM VITAE OF REBECCA LEFERELA

PERSONAL DETAILS

SURNAME : Leferela

FIRST NAMES : Rebecca

LANGUAGES : English, Xhosa, Sotho, Zulu, Afrikaans

RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS : 23 Sandstone Terrace Frost Street

Queenstown

TOWN : Queenstown – Eastern Cape

CONTACT DETAILS : Cell: 060*******

E-Mail Address : ac904y@r.postjobfree.com

DRIVER’ LICENSE : Code 8 with own transport

Willing to relocate

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

SCHOOL ATTENDED : Bakenberg High School

HIGHEST STANDARD PASSED : Matriculation

YEAR PASSED : 1987

TERTIARY QUALIFICATIONS

INSTITUTION : University of Johannesburg (Previously VISTA)

YEAR COMPLETED : 1988-1992 (Full Time)

DEGREE : Bachelor of Arts

MAJORS : Sociology

English

INSTITUTION : Wits University

YEAR COMPLETED : 1998

FIELD OF STUDY : Post Graduate Programme in Business Administration

INSTITUTION : Gordon Institute of Business Science

YEAR COMPLETED : 2009

FIELD OF STUDY : Middle Management Development Programme

TRAINING COURSES COMPLETED

Targeted Selection Recruitment Strategy

Employment Legislation

Employee Relations for Managers

Employment Equity Practices

PPA & HJA Recruitment Tools – Thomas International

Job Grading Management – Hay Group

Performance Management

Workplace Legislation

Universal Operational Basics Workshop

Diversity in the Workplace

HIV/AIDS Awareness in the Workplace

Maximizing Performance

Conciliation and Arbitration Course - SA Labour Guide

Tactics of winning cases at CCMA

COMPUTER LITERACY

MS Word (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)

SAP

Workflow

VIP Payroll System

Unique

Educos Vision Payroll System

Hands On Clocking System

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

Highly motivated and hardworking

Able to ensure proper implementation of policies and procedures as well as HR systems.

Strong analytical and good judgment skills

Good interpersonal skills

Good planning and organizing skills

Excellent communication skills

Customer focus

High standard of integrity

Willingness and keen to continuously learn

Result oriented

Strong personality and outgoing

Ability to build Trust and Rapport at all levels of staff

Fanatic attention to details

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

COMPANY RCL Foods Grocery Division

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT January 2017 to March 2019

POSITION Human Resources Practitioner

REASON FOR LEAVING Resigned – Relocating to Grahamstown

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Nature and Scope of the position

Responsible for the Organization’s Human Resources Function in respect of the following: HR Admin Services, Strategic Support to Business Operations, Business Partnering, Employee Relations, Wage Negotiations, HR Systems and processes, Performance Management, Maintenance and update of the organizational Structure, Keep Record of Job Descriptions, Industrial Relations, Change Management, Recruitment and Selection, Strong involvement and knowledge of dealing with Trade Union structures

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

COMPANY Food & Allied Workers Union

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT February 2014 to January 2017

POSITION Provincial Organizer

REASON FOR LEAVING Resigned – Got an offer at RCL Foods

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Nature and Scope of the position

Handle all the labour related matters between companies and the Union, recruitment of union members throughout the companies that fall within the Food and Farming sectors, carry out wage negotiations and conditions of employment on behalf of the union members within companies, represent the union members at CCMA processes, train and develop union shopstewards in terms of all Labour Legislations, attend disciplinary hearings for union members, sign recognition agreements with companies – my function basically covers all the aspects of Human Resources and Labour Relations

Conduct Shopsteward and management meetings and constantly maintain a healthy working relationship between the Union and the company, liaise with external organizations such as the Department of Labour, South African Revenue Services, Provident Fund Administrators and medical aid institutions in assisting the employees with their problems in relation to the above institutions

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

COMPANY Lerato HR Solutions

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT January 2013 to January 2014

POSITION Owner and Managing Member

REASON FOR LEAVING Business was not doing well

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Nature and Scope of the position

Lerato HR Solutions core business is to provide a range of professional HR services to the highest level and to ensure that we meet and exceed all our client’s expectations. We ensure that our operation is based on the highest level of integrity and strict ethics. We have also established good practices and procedures that we utilize consistently within our operations.

We provide recruitment and placement services for permanent and temporary positions in the following areas:

Banking and Financial Services

Administration

Human Resources

Sales & Marketing

Accounting

FMCG

IT

Engineering

Manufacturing

Health and Pharmaceutical

Gaming and Hospitality

Advertising

The selection of skilled individuals is key to the future growth and stability of a successful company, in order to achieve this; it is of great significance that vacancies are placed in the most effective, appropriate media, efficient and cost effective media.

This is where we come in and take the load off company’s shoulders. As recruitment expertise, we are greatly knowledgeable with the market and how to effectively communicate with the parties involved in the whole process. In this way you can utilize our services as an extension to your Human Resources Division when recruiting and placing adverts.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

COMPANY QUEENS CASINO & HOTEL

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT June 2010 to 31 December 2012

POSITION HR Manager

REASON FOR LEAVING Resigned to start own recruitment business

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Nature and Scope of the position

Responsible for the Organization’s Human Resources Function in respect of the following: HR Admin Services, HR Systems and processes, Performance Management, Maintenance and update of the organizational Structure, Keep Record of Job Descriptions, Industrial Relations, Training and Development, Change Management, Recruitment and Selection Strategic Support to the business operations, People Management, Maintenance of discipline in the work place, CCMA representation and all general administration of the business

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

COMPANY GOLD REEF CITY CASINO

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT November 2007 – May 2010

POSITION HR Consultant

REASON FOR LEAVING Promoted to HR Manager Position

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Recruitment and Selection

I was responsible for the organizations Human Resources and Business Administration in respect of the following: Performance Management in partnership with line management, Industrial Relations, ensure proper processes are followed to maintain discipline within the business, Represent the company at the CCMA,

Business Partnering

Schedule meetings with Head of departments on a monthly basis to discuss the following:

Service Level Agreement issues, Attendance, Performance Management, Recruitment, Training and Development, Succession Planning and all general IR related matters.

Provide information relating to the usage of sick leave, staff turnover and performance related issues to senior management

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

COMPANY Netcare 911

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT June 2006 – October 2007

POSITION HR Officer

REASON FOR LEAVING Resigned – Got an offer at GRCC

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Recruitment and Selection

Provide a comprehensive recruitment and selection service to line management

Conduct screening of applications and short list, Liaison with recruitment agencies when a need arises; Administer selection tests as well as personality profile assessments.

Conduct interviews at all levels i.e. from junior employees to management.

Handle the whole recruitment process up to making the employment offer.

Generate letters of employment to the newly appointed employees.

Payroll Administration

Complete Human Resources payroll information consolidate and submit to Human Resources Shared Services Centre – Institute necessary control and audit mechanisms.

Effective application of Human Resources Administration Information System and completion of new employee, termination and exit interview documentation.

Responsible for facilitation of Employee Benefits, such as Medical Aid and Retirement Funds.

Employee well being including: Social counseling; HIV counseling; career counseling; and making appropriate referrals to professional Bodies.

Handle all Hands On related queries in terms of enrolling new staff members, amending problems on staff time cards, generating monthly reports and doing leave reconciliations.

Training and Development

Conduct and record all training and development programmes, assist with training new employees on Induction.

Industrial Relations

Provide support and advise to line management with regard to disciplinary and grievance procedures,

Monitor and record disciplinary activities ensuring procedural fairness and compliance with the organization’s policies and Labour Legislation.

Attend disciplinary, appeal as well as grievance hearings.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

COMPANY Monte Casino

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT June 2000 – May 2006

POSITION HR Administrator

REASON FOR LEAVING Resigned – Got an offer at Netcare 911

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

HR Administration

Perform all HR administrative duties related to the smooth running and efficient operation of the HR department

Ensure confidentiality on all matters pertaining to operations of the department and payroll related matters

Liaison with all levels of management and staff as well as external organizations and government institutions, and to supply management with effective manning structure and to maintain all functions pertaining to personnel.

Maintain and update records and files, review auditors reports regarding file information.

Ensure that all relevant documentation for new starters is correctly processed.

Liaison wit the Gauteng Gambling Board to make sure that gaming staff are licensed.

Liaison with external organizations with regard to employee related matters e.g. Medical Aid, Pension and Provident Fund administration companies.

Complete and follow up on information related to death claims, disability claims and group life assurance.

Liaison with Government organizations and complete all documentation required it terms of the following: Workman Compensation, Unemployment Insurance Fund, the Gauteng Gambling Board etc.

Conduct Induction training for all new starters.

Process the termination documentation for people who leave the company.

Maintain and Update Gambling Board records and assist prospective employees with probity forms for gaming license purposes.

Forward Gaming Licenses within fourteen days to the Gauteng Gaming Board after the employee has been terminated.

Process Retirement withdrawals for leavers and conduct exit interviews.

Employee Relations

Assist and advise department heads on all grievances and disciplinary matters.

Send phonograms to deserters upon management request.

Maintain and update counseling and disciplinary records on the system.

Attend disciplinary as well as appeal hearings

Attend CCMA cases with HRM.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

COMPANY Makro SA (Pty) Ltd (Woodmead)

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT Sept 1994 – June 2000

POSITION Human Resources Officer

Key Performance Areas

Ensure new appointments/Leavers documentation is kept updated:

Producing and processing documentation for starters e.g. letter of appointment.

Personal information, documentation and personnel record cards.

Ordering of UIF cards for starters

Maintenance of starters, leavers, transfers, and promotions register regularly

Processing severance packages for leavers

Maintenance and control of personnel files and records

Prepare and maintain casual and contractors files

Ensure that Medical Aid claims are forwarded to Medscheme:

Record medical aid claims

Liaise with Med-Scheme for staff claims and queries

Timeous posting of medical aid claims

Minute taking at meetings

Producing ad hoc reports upon request

Maintenance of a complete set of Key Performance Areas for all the departments within the company

Update and distribute monthly attendance registers for various departments

Ensure all the staff members are issued with access control cards

Liaise with the access control system company when a problem arises

Re-issue access cards when lost

Pull weekly absenteeism reports upon request by line managers

Make sure that all staff are issued with appropriate uniform and name badges

Maintain adequate stock of uniform

Make sure that the company organogram is always kept updated and timeously distributed to the executive managers

Handling of all the loan applications

Assist the staff with the completion of staff loans, salary advances, staff purchases, and housing loans forms, process and give feedback.

Conduct counseling and give advice with regard to the above issues.

Counseling of employees and make referrals to the company’s Employee Assistant Programme

Recording and control of leave:

Check and forward all annual leave forms to the salaries department

Advise the staff with regard to their leave balances

Check sick leave and notice of absence against the attendance registers

Control and register all other forms of leave e.g. study leave, compassionate leave, maternity leave, family responsibility leave, sports leave and special leave.

Employee Relations:

Assist and advice department heads on all disciplinary and grievance matters

Send phonograms to deserters upon management request

Maintain and update all counseling and disciplinary records on the system

Attend disciplinary and appeal hearings

Payroll:

Ensure accurate processing of payroll with respect to:

Salary advance

Commission

Responsibility allowance for staff members

Safety allowances

Salary suspension/reinstatement

Car allowances

Garnishees

WCA:

Ensure that occupational injuries on duty are reported timeously to the WCA

Make follow ups on reported injury on duty with The WCA

General:

Handle all day to day HR queries and represent the HR department in management meetings.

CONTACTABLE REFERENCES:

NAME MTHUTHUZELI SYDNEY HOKOLO

POSITION PROVINCIAL SECRETARY

COMPANY FOOD & ALLIED WORKERS UNION

CONTACT DETAILS 079*******/062*******

NAME DORCAS NKOMO

POSITION HR EXECUTIVE MANAGER

COMPANY PEERMONT GROUP

CONTACT DETAILS 082*******

NAME IVAN MEYER

POSITION HR EXECUTIVE

COMPANY RCL FOODS

CONTACT DETAILS 082*******



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