Senior Human Resources Officer - G4S Secure Solutions - Gauteng Gauteng Market Related

Senior Human Resources Officer - G4S Secure Solutions - Gauteng

Location: Gauteng |
Salary: Market Related |
Posted: 25 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 5 Nov 2021 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: South Africa - Cash Solutions |
Region / Division: Africa |
Reference: Senior Human Resources Officer | Gauteng

Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.

Job Introduction:

Senior Human Resources Officer

G4S Secure Solutions has a vacancy for a Senior Human Resources Officer based in Centurion, Gauteng. 

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources Operations, the Senior Human Resources Officer is responsible for the efficient and accurate management of disciplinary matters and well as recruitment services within the region, in compliance with legislation and company policies and procedures.The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which human resources plays within a successful business unit. The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.

Role Responsibility:

Effective performance of the Industrial Relations function


  • Responsible for all disciplinary processes conducted in the region, ensuring compliance with the company’s code of conduct and procedures
  • To effectively preside over all disciplinary hearings within the region and ensure that all matters are dealt with consistently and that the guidelines as set out in the LRA/Main Collective Agreement as well as the company disciplinary procedure is applied
  • Competent representation of the company in dismissal disputes referred to the bargaining council/CCMA
  • Ensuring that line management is kept informed of changes to the interpretation and application of disciplinary procedures necessitated by CCMA and labour court decisions
  • Provision of IR training to line management
  • Line management compliance with disciplinary procedures  and practices
  • Competent representation of the region in administrative dealings with trade unions
  • The provision of appropriate and competent advice and assistance to line management and staff.
  • Maintain accurate disciplinary dockets and records of proceedings
  • Liaise with GM: HR over matters requiring input and guidance
  • Effectively manage diary and calendar to meet SLA timeframes
  • Ensure line management are aware of the company policies and procedures
  • Compile reports  on statistics and trends for Management
  • Keep an active case register (CCMA, discipline and Labour Court)


Effective resourcing of staff


  • Regular meetings with regional management to ascertain recruitment needs with a focus on the approved headcounts
  • Adherence to company policy wrt the approval of requisition and movement forms in conjunction with regional HR
  • Effective and efficient recruitment of all E2 Upper and below roles in line with G4S minimum standards.
  • Effective recruitment planning
  • Liaison with DOL and Community centres in relation to recruitment and career opportunities with G4S
  • Work within agreed time frame to ensure recruitment needs meet as feasible
  • Building of pipelines for critical identified roles
  • Formulate advertisements and distribution thereof through effective channels
  • Pre-screening of applicants in line with relevant role requirements
  • Conduct interviews where applicable
  • Conduct panel interviews with line management
  • Facilitation of the vetting and screening process and procedure in assistance with regional HR administrators and clerks
  • Employment in accordance with remuneration policy
  • The provision of appropriate and competent advice and assistance to line management and staff.
  • Ensure line management are aware of the company policies and procedures
  • Compile reports  on statistics and trends for Management


Health and Safety


  • Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the departmental safety plans for each year.
  • Participate in safety forums created by company for example safety meetings and safety talks
  • Report all safety incidents to the relevant people
  • Discuss all safety incidents
  • Follow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting/committee/representative/management
  • Attend safety education and refresher programmes
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures at workplace
  • Distribute safety information as and when required


The Ideal Candidate:

Minimum qualification and experience

  • Relevant degree or diploma in HR or IR
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as HR practitioner with specific reference to industrial relations
  • Experience within a blue collar, labour management environment advantageous
  • Sound recruitment experience
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport essential


  • South African Labour legislation
  • South African security industry legislation
  • G4S HR Policy and procedures
  • CCMA Procedures
  • Recruitment principles
  • Background vetting and screening


  • Managing Conflict
  • Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Computer literacy


  • Driving change
  • Attention to detail
  • Delivering objectives
  • Collaboration and cooperation
  • Acting professionally
  • Working under pressure

About the Company:

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in secure outsourcing in countries and sectors where security and safety risks are considered

a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 120 countries and more than 620, 000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com.

G4S operates in over 26 countries in Africa and employs over 120 000 people on the continent.

At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavor to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. Our employees are the public face of G4S and we recognise and respect the value they add to the business by delivering excellent service day after day.

G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

  • Safety First - We prioritise safety management to protect the health and wellbeing of our colleagues and those around us.
  • Performance - We seek to improve performance year-on-year to create long-term sustainability.
  • Integrity - We can always be trusted to do the right thing.
  • Best People - We employ the best people, develop their competence, provide opportunity and inspire them to live our values.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration - We collaborate for the benefit of our customers and G4S.
  • Expertise - We develop and demonstrate our expertise through our innovative approach to creating and delivering the right solutions.
  • Customer Focus - We have close, open relationships with our customers which generate trust and we work in partnership for the mutual benefit of our organisations.

One of the G4S Group’s core values is to ensure we employ the Best People. We strive to develop our employees’ competence and inspire them to live our values. G4S ensures that we provide our employees with opportunities for growth and development within a dynamic and challenging business environment. 
At G4S South Africa, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organisation.

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