Hospital HR Manager

at Life St Mary's Private Hospital
Published July 4, 2024
Expires July 31, 2024
Location 30 Durham St, Norwood, Mthatha, South Africa
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Hospital HR Manager based at Life St Mary's Private Hospital, Mthatha, reporting to the Hospital Manager,Sive Jama. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering on the Group and Regional HR strategy and for optimizing employee commitment, productivity and capability to support the achievement of quality patient care and business efficiency. This will be done with and through the line by providing sound people management leadership, planning, policy/legislative interpretation, communication, developing sound relationships and change capability in line with Life Healthcare strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs
HR Leadership in the Hospital

Ensure Hospital HR plan is aligned to Group HR strategy
Visible HR leadership and partnership in the hospital
Leadership influence, responsiveness and credibility
Ensure HR best practices (including an effective line manager delivery model and effective change management)
Analyzing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions
Resourcing and Talent Management

Agree hospital resourcing needs and implement strategies to attract, retain and develop employees (includes transformation, flexible staffing)
Effective training, development, talent and succession processes (including skills/WSP)
Coach, guide and mentor managers and supervisors on HR / people management
Partner with the line to ensure effective recruitment and sound processes
Effective induction and on-boarding of employees
Analyzing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions

Providing effective guidance through influencing and the promotion of diversity
With the line, ensure effective Employment Equity/BBEEE planning, execution and legal compliance (including target setting and achievement)
Analyzing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions
Effective Employee Relations

Ensuring engagement and communication structures are effectively managed with and through the line e.g., consultative forum, union representatives
Providing support, counsel and risk mitigation advice to Manco, line managers and employees
Training all line managers / business partners on IR best practices and ensuring same are complied with
With line, effectively manage day to day ER / IR e.g. CCMA, wage negotiations
Analyzing trends, metrics, understand issues and develop solutions


A minimum requirement for the position is 3-year Degree in Human Resources Management or a relevant HR qualification at NQF level 7 (Btech)
Minimum of 5 years HR generalist experience
Sound knowledge of HR practices and an understanding of SA legislative context
Previous experience in healthcare environment advantageous
Excellent computer proficiency including basic knowledge of payroll systems
Valid Driver’s license and own car essential


Problem-solving and analysis
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Excellence orientation
Drive & energy
Ethical behavior
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness

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