EXCITING OPPORTUNITY AT SECTION27

Human Resources Administrative Assistant

SECTION27 is a high-profile non-profit organisation that uses public interest law and advocacy to protect, promote and advance human rights and social justice. If you are passionate about human rights, self-motivated and would like to be part of a dynamic team working to challenge inequality and positively influence society, joining SECTION27 could be the opportunity you have been looking for.

Our activities include litigation, research and advocacy to advance and promote the rule of law. We focus on protecting everyone’s right of access to health care services, basic education and sufficient food, as guaranteed by the Constitution.

SECTION27 seeks a dynamic and driven candidate for the position of Human Resources Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of HR & Admin. S/he will assist with  day-to-day functions of the HR office.

Job specification

  • Provide day-to-day advice to colleagues and line managers on company policies, practices and procedures.
  • Together with the Head of HR & Admin, administer recruitment processes fairly and consistently, advertise positions and shortlist candidates for interviews, set up interviews and invite candidates, file relevant interview documents and conduct reference checks.
  • Participate in the orientation of new employees.
  • Ensure that employee records are kept up to date (i.e. training, recruitment, leave information).
  • Work with the Head of HR & Admin to administer employment contracts renewals and terminations.
  • Collate and submit payroll documentation to finance within prescribed deadlines.
  • Coordinate Health and Wellbeing Programmes and adhoc HR events.
  • Provide overall HR support to other departments.
  • Perform other HR functions as delegated.

Education & Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in assisting HR or administrative role.
  • Diploma or Degree in relevant field of study or work experience and subject knowledge to compensate for that (i.e. recognition of prior learning).

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Flexible- willingness to assist in other areas of work
  • Should be detail-oriented and have multitasking and follow-up skills
  • Should be innovative
  • Should have problem solving skills

Languages

  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Proficiency in one or more indigenous South African language

Please forward your curriculum vitae accompanied by a motivation as to why you are interested in the position to applications@section27.org.za by 15 March 2019.