Labour / Ir / Consultant

Pretoria - Our client, a large concern in the Labour Law Industry, is wanting to employ an exceptional Lawyer to join their team as and Labour Consultant as soon as possible.The company has seen tremendous growth right through South Africa, hence the need for this placement.The candidate needs to be a self-motivated and driven individual with thorough knowledge of all labour legislation, labour consulting and dispute resolution procedures.Minimum requirements:Extensive knowledge and experience with labour legislation, collective agreements, and CCMA proceedings;At least 4 years experience as a Labour/IR Consultant;Relevant tertiary qualifications will be advantageous;Valid driver’s license and own reliable vehicle;Critical skills: Communication (written and spoken – English), planning, organising and coordinating, good timekeeping, decisive thinking abilities, ability to work under pressure, and strong writing skills;Knowledge of computer operations and programs (Advanced skills in Ms Word, Outlook, and Excel).Responsibilities include:Proactively consult and advise clients within various industry sectors regarding labour compliance, labour matters and labour procedures.Drafting of Human Resource documents such as contracts of employment, policies, procedures, UIF documents and correspondence.Liaison with the Department of Labour, Bargaining Councils, Union Officials, and other stakeholders.Represent clients during union meetings, employee meetings, and labour negotiations and identify possible solutions to conflicts.Conduct retrenchments, grievance meetings, and employee counseling sessions and advise clients on the process thereto.Advice and assist clients with strike management.Advise and conduct exemption applications.Assist and advise clients during internal dispute resolution and/or conflict.Advise on the processes and systems relating to the management and administration of disciplinary processes with a focus on the application of procedural and substantive fairness.Preparing for and representing clients during conciliation and arbitration proceedings at the CCMA or Bargaining Council.Draft proposals and counter-proposals, assess risk levels associated with proposed changes, and negotiate successfully.Interpret the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, the Labour Relations Act, Sectoral Determinations, and various other Collective Agreements/ Main Agreements and national acts.Maintaining and building strong client relationships as well as networking and providing introductions for new prospective clients
Pretoria, GT, ZA