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Hospital Human Resources Manager

at Life Brenthurst Hospital
Published November 16, 2023
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Hospital Human Resources Manager based at Life Brenthurst Hospital, reporting to the Hospital Manager, Pragna Patel.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering on the Group and Regional HR strategy in the hospital 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)
Analysing 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


A minimum of a three year Degree in Human Resources Management or a relevant HR qualification at NQF level 7
Minimum of 3 years HR generalist experience
Sound knowledge of HR practices and an understanding of SA legislative context
Previous experience in healthcare environment advantageous
Computer proficiency including basic knowledge of payroll systems
Valid Driver’s licence and own car essential


Problem-solving and analysis
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Excellence orientation
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Leading by example