Junior HR Generalist

Human Resources Cape Town, Western Cape


Description

Position at Zando

Zando was founded in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store. Zando forms part of the Jumia Group, the leading e-commerce platform in Africa. With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive. With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa and offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about engagement and people development! This role is the ideal opportunity to gain exposure to all facets of the full HR function. As the Junior HR Generalist, you will be responsible for a variety of HR duties and related administration to ensure we maximise our people's potential through performance and environmental support. 

Key Performance Areas:
  • Completing all HR related administration – filing, procurement, leave, training, employee life cycle events, notice boards, photo walls, calendar management (e.g., birthdays, probation dates, notice and termination dates, work anniversaries, benefits, team buildings, company presentations) etc.
  • Managing full recruitment process for junior roles – creating job descriptions, consulting with management, screening of CVs, conducting interviews, managing completion of psychometric assessments, communication to all stakeholders, closure of process, etc.
  • Assisting with the onboarding and induction process for new starters.
  • Payroll management – tracking payroll movements, collecting proof, capturing on relevant system, ensuring 100% accuracy, communication to employees and management, assist with audit requirements, etc.
  • Manage HR service providers and related administration – e.g., medical aid, risk benefits, retirement annuity, payroll, EAP, etc.
  • Managing performance related tasks incl. probation periods with employees and managers.
  • Managing labour relations (disciplinaries) and ensuring it is within the legal framework of the LRA, and any other relevant legislation for junior roles.
  • Updating and educating managers and employees on policies, procedures, handbook, HR systems, etc.
  • Managing of Company events e.g., year-end party, team building, CSR, lunches, etc.
  • Proactively research and implement employee engagement initiatives (and have a passion for doing so!). Acting as a promoter and actively participate in these initiatives.
  • Assisting with mandatory reporting requirements e.g., Employment Equity, Seta.
  • Assist with ad-hoc HR projects and relieving Reception as and when required 
Education and Experience:
  • A degree, preferably in HR / Industrial Psychology
  • Registration with HPCSA as a Psychometrist is advantageous
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in Human Resources
  • Basic knowledge of the BCEA, LRA, and EEA.
 Personal Attributes:
  • Strong administrative skills - conscientious, detail conscious, accurate and meticulous.
  • Proactively planning, organizing, and the ability to work on multiple tasks under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fast learner and adaptable to change.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Including being assertive.
  • Team player.
  • Strong ethics, integrity, and safe keeping of sensitive information.
  • Strong Microsoft Office and Google Workspace experience.
  • Ability to live the Zando values:
    • Delivers customer satisfaction;
    • Leads Completely;
    • Embraces and Drives Change;
    • Goes the extra mile;
    • Is adventurous, open-minded and creative;
    • Creates fun and a positive team Spirit.
*This appointment will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan and preference will be given to people from Designated Groups and people with a disability, provided such job applicants meet the inherent criteria of the vacancy.
* Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.