Senior Human Resource Officer

Senior Human Resource Officer
AVI Limited
Cape Town, Western Cape


Posted 27 November 2021 – Closing Date 10 December 2021

Job Details

Job Description

A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004. I&J is a globally respected supplier of high quality, chilled and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and invests in, and empowers, the communities in which it operates.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Human Resources Officer at I&J, Primary Processing Site, Woodstock, Cape Town. The purpose of this role is to assist the leadership of the HR team by driving the administrative Human Resources process, workflows and reporting and providing generalist human resources services and advice to the business.

Line Manager: Senior Human Resource Manager

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

  • Payroll Management
  • Human Resources Reporting, Statistics, Data Analytics and Compliance
  • Performance Management
  • Industrial Relations Administrative Support and Advice
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Talent Management, Learning and Development
  • Incentives and Increase Process

Minimum Requirements:


  • Minimum 5 years’ HR generalist experience in a corporate environment


  • Bachelor’s Degree within a Human Resources discipline
  • Advanced Diploma or Honours Degree will be advantageous

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Industrial Relations practices
  • Knowledge of Interviewing skills
  • Knowledge of different HR disciplines (HR Value Chain)
  • Knowledge of HR Systems (SAP)
  • Computer Literacy MS Office, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Labour Legislation


  • Documenting Facts
  • Influencing Others
  • Articulating Information
  • Challenging Views
  • Staying Composed
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Attention to Detail