Public Health and Social Development Sectoral Bargaining Council

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Appointment will be made at the sole discretion of the PHSDSBC. It will be expected of the successful candidate to attend assessments as applicable to the position and sign a performance contract. Correspondence regarding interviews will be conducted with short-listed
candidates only. Candidates who have not been contacted within 30 days may assume that they have not been considered for an interview and are hereby thanked for applying.

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The Public Health and Social Development Sectoral Bargaining Council (“the Council”) promotes labour peace and collective bargaining in the Public Health and Social Development sectors. We seek to appoint individuals who are conversant with the policy and legislative framework that governs the Public Service Labour Relations arena with particular reference to the health and social development sectors. The Council invites suitable persons to apply for the following position based in Centurion, Pretoria.

Position: Officer Collective Bargaining

Department: Collective Bargaining

Duration: Permanent

Remuneration and Benefits: Basic Salary: R 316 791.00 Per Annum Plus Provident Fund; Medical Aid; Housing Allowance & 13th Cheque

Purpose of the post: The purpose of this position is to ensure the efficient and effective coordination of collective bargaining processes within the Council. This position is suited for a dynamic, self-motivated professional with well-developed, proven capability in the coordination of collective bargaining processes and provision of labour relations expertise about the resolutions, decisions and agreements reached by the Council including labour law and public service law.

Reporting line: The position reports to the Manager: Collective Bargaining.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Recording, drafting and filling of minutes of proceedings of the Council, i.e. National Council, Exco, Collective Bargaining Committee and Task Teams.
  • Interpretation and application of Labour Laws in particular the Public Service Labour Laws.
  • Drafting, facilitation and presentation of collective agreements and policies
  • Drafting and Presentation of Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reports.
  • Provision of secretarial and logistical support to the Council meetings, Committees and Task teams by ensuring the highest standard of editorial integrity.
  • Ensure the coordination of constructive collective bargaining engagements between Labour and the Employer in the Sector.
  • manage a good record keeping system, independence of the reports, minutes, and resolutions of the Council.
  • Coordinate the facilitation of efficient and effective collective bargaining meetings, workshops, conferences and study tours.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the departmental operational plan and the budget thereof.
  • Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual schedules and reports of Collective Bargaining processes.

Requirements:

Candidates should have a recognised three (3)-year Degree/ Diploma in labour relations specialising in Labour Law. The candidate should have a minimum of three (3) years’ proven experience in coordination of collective bargaining processes and provision of labour relations expertise.

To be considered for the position:

The candidate must have sound knowledge and understanding of public service labour law, as well as good interpersonal, communication and writing skills and ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines. The candidate should also have a valid driver's license as the position involves extensive travelling and over-night stays.

Enquiries for the above-mentioned position must be directed to: Ms. Winnie Mkhuzangwe, Tel no: (086 074 7322).

Applications accompanied by an application letter, concise CV with three contactable references and certified copies of qualifications (Inclusive of an academic record) must be clearly marked “CONFIDENTIAL” to the General Secretary: Emailed applications will not be considered.

PO Box 11467, Centurion, 0046 or hand delivered to PHSDSBC’s Offices Block E on 260 Basden Avenue, Lyttelton, Centurion

Closing date for applications is Friday, 20 September 2019.

Note: Appointment will be made at sole discretion of the PHSDSBC. It will also be expected of the shortlisted candidates to undergo an internal competency assessment process. successful candidate to sign a performance contract on appointment. Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates for an interview. Candidates who have not been contacted within 30 days may assume that they have not been considered for an interview and are hereby thanked for applying.

The Public Health Social Development and Sectoral Bargaining Council is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment and intends to promote representativeness in all occupational levels as contemplated in the Employment Equity Act, 1998.