HR Practitioner – Organisational Development (OD) & Wellness (Steelpoort)

Limpopo, Full Time Deadline: Aug 7, 2023


To develop and implement a comprehensive and integrated workplace wellness programme, promote employee wellness and ensure efficient communication to all stakeholders regarding wellness and organisational development matters.

Customer Relations:

Develop and maintain productive relationship with internal and external customers.
Maintain internal relations, including the interface across departments to ensure departmental needs are met and employees are satisfied.
Provide relevant and specialised technical support to applicable stakeholders.
Interact with customers and familiarise yourself with operational concerns and any inherent peculiarities (e.g., IR issues)
Ensure customer satisfaction.

Suppliers Relations:

Liaise with HR suppliers.

HR Legislation:

Comply with the relevant HR Legislation (Labour Relations Act, EE Act, Skills Development Act, etc.)
Assist with development of various procedures in line with Samancor policies and coordinate the implementation of the approved procedures.

Employee Wellness:

Implement and manage the approved wellness program within budget and strategy parameters to ensure benefits are realised.
Plan and organise awareness campaigns and wellness days to create awareness amongst employees on wellness related matters.
Educate employees on EWP principles, its objectives and benefits through training and alignment with stakeholders.
Design, implement and manage a suitable EWP program which will address employee needs and contribute to productive workforce.
Ensure employees gain access to services available under the EWP through campaigns and related programs.
Communicate monthly Wellness topics Liaise with Employee Wellness Service provider and manage the program.

Organisation Development:

Implement Organisational Development initiatives as required Coordinate and implement Samancor Value initiatives on an ongoing basis to embed the Samancor Culture.
Identify opportunities to eliminate waste and reduce operating cost.
Act on improvement opportunities recommended by stakeholders.
Initiate and implement Culture building events Compile, administer and analyse climate surveys and organizational development interventions for continuous improvement in the organisation’s culture.
Identify, recommend and facilitate OD interventions in line with approved programme objectives where required.
Ensure that Organisational Values are embedded.
Ensure regular communication/initiatives regarding Organisational Values.
Assist with administration of Equity, Skills Development and Training Forum Meetings and other information sharing events, where required.


Develop and implement Communication initiatives related to Organisational Culture and Climate (e.g., Sports days, Awards Ceremonies and other functions)
Manage communications projects.
Conduct bi-annual Communication audits.
Initiate and implement culture building events.
Attend high-level events to ensure coverage through communication channels.
Develop Communication material (e.g., Videos, Presentations, Visitor Booklets).
Ensure the Communicate strategy and Cope of Practice are implemented.
Ensure effective communication to the workforce is done.


Bachelor’s degree in Human Sciences; Industrial Psychology; Marketing and/or any other related field
At least 4 years relevant experience
Experience in the industry will be an added advantage.
Computer Literacy
1 year’s supervisory experience in similar environment will be advantageous.

Competencies Required:

Apply the skills of customer care in a specific work environment.
Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (Act 75 of 1997).
Interpret and manage conflicts within the workplace.
Apply knowledge of community issues in relation to development projects.
Adhere to professional conduct and business ethics in a Public Relations and Communication environment.
Demonstrate an understanding of Motivational theories.
Demonstrate an understanding of professional values and ethics.
HR Policies and procedures.
Operating computer systems.
MS Office.

Selection Procedure:

Panel Interviews