Nov 17, 2020

Senior Human Resource Practitioner

  • Department of Water and Sanitation
  • Polokwane, South Africa
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

POST 26/134 :  Ref No: 271120/22
Branch: Chief Operations Office: Limpopo
SD: Human Resource Management

A National Diploma or Degree in Human Resources Management or
relevant. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in Personnel Management
matters and Planning, Recruitment and Selection. Applicants must be in
possession of a PERSAL certificate and working experience on the
PERSAL system. (Attached copy). Knowledge and understanding of
Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Employment Equity Act
and PFMA. Knowledge and experience of recruitment, selection and
appointment procedures. Knowledge of equal opportunities and
affirmative action guidelines and laws. Knowledge of administrative,
clerical procedures and systems. Knowledge of database and spread
sheet applications. Knowledge and experience of drafting submissions.
Client orientation and customer focus skills. Good communication skills
both verbal and written.

Supervision of recruitment and selection unit. Interpretation and
implementation of relevant statutory prescripts and policies. Draft adverts
for placements. Ensure that posts are advertised as per the specifications
matched with the job/role profiles. Response handling of applications.
Ensure that processing of detailed schedules of applications are
implemented and kept on a database. Keep records of the established
detailed database of applications received. Supply statistics regarding
employment equity. Facilitate the shortlisting processes. Arrange,
schedule and facilitate the interview processes. Draft appointment
submissions and route it for approval. Contact relevant businesses who
deal with competency assessments and refer selected candidates for
competency assessment test. Implementation of appointments. Request
reports from Persal. Ensure supervision, training and motivation of staff.

APPLICATIONS : Limpopo (Polokwane): Please email your application, quoting the post
reference number


NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the e-mail address specified to each post.

Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document.

No late, applications will be accepted.

Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date.

A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications.

Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment.

A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants.

Candidates will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance.

Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin.

The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer.

In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.


R316 791 per annum (Level 08)

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