HR Business Partner

Company Educor (Pty) Ltd
Reference # REQ246
Published 18/05/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa., managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face to face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA and Central Technical College. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum.
Job Functions Academic,Administration,Human Resources
Industries Academic,Education

To ensure that a stable industrial relations climate exists within Educor through the provision of high quality disciplinary, grievance and performance management processes.
To carry out responsibilities in the following functional areas: talent acquisition; employee relations consultation; policy interpretation and application, performance and compensation management consultation; and talent management consultation.


•Effortlessly foster and maintain a high degree of trust within the relationships you build through the trademark service you provide while meeting the needs of our employees.
•Effectively collaborate with business and partners to complete cross-functional tasks and resolve people matters that arise.
•Take the lead on employee incident reviews and investigations to ensure processes are followed consistently and due diligence has been done.
•Provide sound advice on workplace policies & procedures and share knowledge appropriately on applicable legislation
•You build a high level of credibility with senior leaders.
• The mitigation of potential HR related risks and issues.
•Ensure advice and guidance to business groups is supported by sound research.
•Monitor the implementation of any HR initiative and keep the business on track.
•Provide guidance to the business Group during the business planning process and in measuring success


1.Employee Relations
3.Performance Management
4.Recruitment, Selection, Training and Development
5.HR Reporting

Should you not receive any feedback in 6 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

NB: Educor will give preference to South African citizens and those that advance its employment equity goals, suitably qualified in line with the inherent requirements of the job advertised.


1.Relevant Degree in HR.
2.5 (five) years’ experience as an HR Generalist.
3.Sound understanding of labour legislation: BCEA, LRA, EE, SDA, Health and Safety.
4.Proven knowledge of full lifecycle recruiting components to include sourcing; qualifying; networking; assessing; selling and wage/salary trends
5.Exposure to a payroll system.
6.Excellent computer literacy is essential especially in MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel.


1.Business acumen.
2.Be detail-oriented and overly organized in the way you work.
3.Enjoy a challenge regarding complex HR issues and be resourceful in the way you find solutions.
4.Demonstrate creativity in your wordsmithing skills.
5.Embrace a flexible work style to the point you enjoy having multiple things on the go.
6.Appreciate the value of an open and collaborative work environment and the resulting knowledge sharing.
7.Not shy away from tough conversations
8.Have the flexibility to travel within our extensive branch network
9.Be quick to respond to requests for service from all your clients
10.Genuinely care about people.
11.Take accountability and inherently demonstrate a high level of integrity and be trustworthy
12.Be more than approachable with your superior interpersonal skills
13.Innately demonstrate superior written and verbal communication skills.
14.Use your courage to take action in difficult and challenging situations and deal with uncertainty
15.Do the right things for the right reasons.
16.Planning and organizing competencies.
17.Good team player
18.Good attention to detail.
19.Able to work independently
20.Ability to function in a highly pressurized environment

Job Closing Date 01/06/2021