Head of HR & Payroll

Job Function – Information Technology
Role/Title – Head of HR & Payroll
First Line of Report – Chief Operating Officer


Closing date: 29 February 2024


Recruitment and Onboarding:
• Oversee the end-to-end recruitment process, including posting job listings, conducting candidate screenings, interviews, and facilitating the onboarding of new employees.

Employee Relations:
• Address employee relations matters, handling conflicts, grievances, and disciplinary actions in adherence to company policies and legal regulations.
• Develop and update HR policies and procedures.
• Ensure compliance with labour laws and regulations while providing guidance on legal and ethical HR issues.

Payroll Administration:
• Manage payroll processes, calculating wages, overseeing timesheets, ensuring accurate deductions, and ensuring timely payments.

Benefits Administration:
• Administer employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and perks. Assist employees with benefit inquiries and enrollment.

Compliance and Legal:
• Stay updated on labour laws and regulations to ensure compliance.
• Manage employee records, documentation, and handle audits or legal matters related to HR and payroll.

Training and Development:
• Coordinate training programs and professional development opportunities for employees to enhance their skills and knowledge.

Performance Management:
• Implement performance evaluation processes, provide feedback, and identify areas for improvement or advancement.

HR Strategy:
• Contribute to the development and implementation of HR strategies aligned with organizational goals.

Data Analysis and Reporting:
• Analyze HR and payroll data to identify trends, track key metrics, and generate reports for management decision-making.

Employee Engagement:
• Develop initiatives to foster employee engagement, morale, and retention, such as recognition programs and team-building activities.

Payroll Processing:
• Oversee accurate and timely payroll processing, verify timekeeping records for accuracy, and ensure compliance with tax regulations and deductions.

Tax Compliance:
• Stay informed about changes in tax laws affecting payroll.
• Prepare and submit payroll tax returns and collaborate with finance to reconcile payroll-related accounts.

Educational Background and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting and Human Resources (Non-negotiable).
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in payroll management with a specific focus on South African payroll regulations.
  • Experience with Sage and Payspace or relevant.
  • Experience running payroll for a headcount of over 2000 employees.
  • Specialist knowledge of Contracts, FTC, Independent Contractors & Consultancy payroll processing and managing Bureau payrolls.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of South African labour laws, tax regulations, and statutory requirements related to payroll.

Apply below and take your career to the next level!

In terms of section 75 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (“the Act”) Mubvumela Corporation has designated the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) as an agent to receive notifications of infringements as defined in Section 77 of the Act.

Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA)

Address: PO Box 518, Noordwyk, 1687
Telephone: 010 500 1200
Take-down notice email: complaints@ispa.org.za