NSFAS Vacancies

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NSFAS Vacancies

NSFAS

  1. Remuneration and Benefit Specialist
  2. Talent Acquisition Specialist
  3. OD and Change Specialist

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Remuneration and Benefit Specialist

The following vacancy exists at NSFAS in Cape Town.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
To ensure remuneration levels of employees are in line with company as well as market related salary
ranges through compilation and analysis of remuneration survey information, reports, maintenance of
relevant remuneration records whilst managing rewards, employee benefit schemes in line with
remuneration policies, processes and systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Compensation and benefits management

  • Designs, develops, implements and manages salary, bonus and benefit packages
  • Reviews and administers reward and benefit policies
  • Drafts remuneration and rewards processes and procedures
  • Implements signed off remuneration policies, processes and procedures
  • Guides the coordination of salaries, pension, relocation packages, life insurance, company cars
  • Educates new employees on the cost to company concept – presents scenarios as required
    Salary benchmarking & Market information sourcing
  • Collates market data, using national salary surveys
  • Collects data and research competitor’s remuneration and reward strategies
  • Accurately benchmarks each position to the national/industry circle salary survey
  • Analyses market data and prepares recommendations for senior management
  • Implements recommendations upon approval
  • Completes pay analysis across the Group and ensures employees compensation packages
    presents equality across position levels, duties, experience, race and gender etc.
  • Investigates pay anomalies.
  • Reports on pay anomalies and provides recommendations.

Job Evaluation/Grading

  • Implements and manages an approved job grading system
  • Grade jobs using the Paterson Grading point system
  • Formulates the grading outcomes to a job grade matrix – ranking positions from top – down and
    across functions,
  • Extracts graded tables salary survey data, applies benchmarking formula’s
  • Process calibration to market grade data per function
  • Creates company pay scales
  • Completes the pay analysis and comparative reports.
  • Aligns remuneration of employees to the approved pay scales
  • Ensures that all positions remain market-related and competitive

Salary review process

  • Prepares analysis and reports for salary reviews and incentive schemes.
  • Manages the annual salary and incentive review process.
  • Prepares increase and bonus schedules as per policy and business instruction
  • Prepares and distributes increase and bonus letters

Compliance to regulatory requirements

  • Interprets new legislation impacting salaries
  • Reviews and improve remuneration policies and procedures
  • Assists with internal and external audits related to payroll
  • Ensures all remuneration information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory
    requirements Payroll systems
  • Introduces and maintains systems and procedures aimed at ensuring efficiency
  • Provides input into payroll operations and processing.
  • Assists payroll team with various related queries.
  • Works closely with the payroll team in obtaining cross functional remuneration and benefits
    processes and procedures management.
  • Supervises and co-ordinate activities of team.
  • Oversees the maintenance of current employee data systems.
  • Communicates and updates Time & Attendance labour rules.

Additional responsibilities

  • Completes monthly Employee/Employment Equity review & movements
  • Completes Annual Employment Equity remuneration reports
  • Annual B-BBEE completion – Employment Equity & Management Control
  • Continuous support and advisory to the business – professional and strategic
  • Participation in various remuneration councils and wage committees

Minimum requirements:

  • NQF Level 7 tertiary qualification in Human Resources, Finance, or any other relevant
    qualifications
  • Certification as a payroll practitioner
  • Computer literacy – Intermediate MS Package Suite
  • Project Management certification
  • Driver’s License
  • 5 years’ experience in Remuneration and Benefits environment
  • 5 years working experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Experience in managing payroll of more than 600+ employees.
  • Experience and advanced knowledge of payroll systems.
  • Advances experience of payroll principles, practises, and applicable legislation

Preferred

  • NQF Level 8 in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology
  • Certification as a payroll practitioner
  • Project Management Experience

Skill and Competencies:

  • Strategic and visionary
  • Project Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Data Analysis
  • Presentation Skills
  • Goal orientation skills
  • Influence and advocacy
  • Systems and IT Processes
  • Attention to detail.
  • Quality assurance
  • Written and Verbal communication.
  • Reporting
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Negotiations Skills

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS
Remuneration Package: R 864 336 – R 1 018 155 per annum
Total Cost to Company per annum inclusive of all benefits and company contributions.

PLEASE NOTE
Closing date: 19 February 2024
Interested applicants must complete and submit an Employment Application Form available on the
NSFAS website. The form must be supported by a detailed Curriculum Vitae which includes amongst
other things the vacancy name/position title you are responding to, copies of academic qualifications,
Identity Document, and names of three contactable referees. The response must be addressed to the
attention of Thokozile via the following email address: jobs@nsfas.org.za.

Please note the following contact details are for enquiries about JOB CONTENT ONLY and NOT for
application purposes.

For Enquiries please contact: Email: ThokozileM@nsfas.org.za

The NSFAS does not consider late applications. The NSFAS talent acquisition team only corresponds
with Shortlisted Candidates. Should you not hear from the NSFAS talent acquisition team within 2
months from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
** NSFAS committed to employment equity. Preference will be given to candidates who improve
employment equity considerations **

“NSFAS is committed to providing equal opportunities and practicing affirmative action employment. It
is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the organisation through filling of
this position and candidates whose appointment will promote representivity will receive preference


Talent Acquisition Specialist

The following vacancy exists at NSFAS in Cape Town.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible to strategically drive, manage and execute end-to-end
recruitment and selection processes in collaboration with human resources and business leaders within
the organisation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Policy, Systems & Procedure Development

  • Develop and execute talent acquisition strategies that encompass plans for the various business
    units.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the business unit strategies, processes / procedures / systems, and business drivers in order to ensure that the talent acquisition plan align with the overall company objectives.
  • Align all talent acquisition initiatives with employment equity, internal audit and other compliance
    requirements for the period.
  • Communicate the talent acquisition plan to relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Implement innovative sourcing strategies to identify and attract top talent whilst utilising channels
    including social media, industry networks and partnerships.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of talent acquisition
    efforts, providing regular reports and insights to leadership.
  • Update talent sourcing and related policies as and when required to ensure adherence to legislation.
  • Manage fairness and consistency across all job applications whilst ensuring adherence to the Labour
    Relations Act, Employment Equity Act and all policies and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to Employment Equity targets in the talent sourcing process.
  • Build in-depth relationships with business stakeholders and develop an intricate understanding of the business context in order to facilitate search for optimal talent to meet the business requirements.
  • Consult with Line Managers to determine role requirements, suitable sourcing strategies and
    timelines.
  • Contribute towards workforce planning and budget management.
  • Implement suitable recruitment metrics to measure process and improve efficiencies.
  • Vendor management.
  • Collaborate with talent management team for purposes of identification of internal talent and
    placement thereof.
  • Train managers on interviewing skills as well as best practice.
  • Collaborate with OD Specialist in the design of candidate experience surveys.

People Management & Ethical Leadership

  • Guide, inspire, coach and mentor subordinates to deliver quality programmes in line with NSFAS
    Values.
  • Lead and manage the individual performance contracting and review process for self and
    subordinate.
  • Lead and manage all disciplinary matters of the subordinate related to performance and conduct
    issues.

Stakeholder Management & Relationships

  • Oversee the utilisation and implementation of the Finance and subunit related policy, processes,
    efficiency channels and databases to resolve stakeholder queries and complaints.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to implement talent acquisition programmes.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders to enable the talent acquisition programmes.
  • Manage the service level agreement of external providers of talent acquisition deliverables.

Project Management & Leadership

  • Manage and supervise the projects to address identified needs as per the student
    accommodation strategy.
  • Analise and interpret project reports on completion of the project to evaluate return on
    investment and to inform decision-making in the subunit.

Budget optimisation

  • Expenditure forecast for subunit talent acquisition activities and projects.
  • Expenditure management in line with talent acquisition activities and projects

Compliance Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Support compliance checks and audit of talent acquisition interventions with HR policies.
  • Identify risks and mitigate them in line with the risk register.
  • Support the compliance of NSFAS with the EE Act and legislation.

Information & Knowledge Management

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to build systems that enable the management of data obtained
    from different sources.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to use their experience, education and understanding to obtain
    knowledge from this information.

Reporting & Accountability

  • On talent acquisition strategic KPIs progress
  • On the talent acquisition operational plan progress
  • On internal and external talent acquisition risks
  • On any other work in the mandate of the talent acquisition work

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum requirements:

  • NQF Level 7 in Human Resources Management or Psychology or Related Fields
  • Computer literacy – Intermediate MS Package Suite
  • Driver’s License
  • Computer literacy – Advanced MS Package Suite
  • Qualified psychometrist and/or registration with the HPCSA is essential.
  • 5 Years of proven corporate experience in managing or specializing in the Talent acquisition field
    across Executive / Senior Management Level
  • Proven experience in putting together a delivery action plan for a client or service area (clientfacing role)
  • Proven experience in delivering measurable goals and achievement of organisational objectives
    in a competitive environment.
  • Knowledge of the best practice HR policies, processes, and procedures
  • Skills development legislation experience and knowledge
  • Employment Equity Act, labour relations Act and related legislation
  • Expert knowledge in application tracking systems and database
  • Internship and graduate programs
  • Knowledge of holistic talent acquisition candidate life cycle (end to-end process), employer branding and digital recruiting
  • Functional knowledge of interviewing techniques and selection and evaluation methods
  • Proficiency in social media platforms, networks, and online portals

Preferred

  • NQF Level 8 in Human Resources Management or Related Fields
  • 10 Years’ of managing or specialist experience in the Talent Acquisition field across
    Executive/Manco Level
  • Advanced project management Skills
  • Advanced knowledge of the higher education sector
  • Extensive exposure to the functions of the Human resources Development
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NSFAS Act and PFMA

Skill and Competencies:

  • Critical analytical thinking
  • Follow up and follow through
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Change Management
  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Managing Complexity
  • Agile and Innovative
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Continuous learning

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS
Remuneration Package: R864 336 – R1 018 155 per annum
Total Cost to Company per annum inclusive of all benefits and company contributions.

PLEASE NOTE
Closing date: 19 February 2024

Interested applicants must complete and submit an Employment Application Form available on the
NSFAS website. The form must be supported by a detailed Curriculum Vitae which includes amongst
other things the vacancy name/position title you are responding to, copies of academic qualifications,
Identity Document, and names of three contactable referees. The response must be addressed to the
attention of Thokozile via the following email address: jobs@nsfas.org.za.

Please note the following contact details are for enquiries about JOB CONTENT ONLY and NOT for
application purposes.

For Enquiries please contact: Email: ThokozileM@nsfas.org.za
The NSFAS does not consider late applications. The NSFAS talent acquisition team only corresponds
with Shortlisted Candidates. Should you not hear from the NSFAS talent acquisition team within 2
months from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

** NSFAS committed to employment equity. Preference will be given to candidates who improve
employment equity considerations **

NSFAS is committed to providing equal opportunities and practicing affirmative action employment. It
is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the organisation through filling of
this position and candidates whose appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. “


OD and Change Specialist

The following vacancy exists at NSFAS in Cape Town.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Organisation Design and Change Management Specialist is responsible to ensure organisation
effectiveness through the implementation of various methodologies aimed at culture assessments and
diagnostics, implementation of values-based behaviours, aligning jobs and grades to ensure a future-fit
structure while applying relevant change management and communication strategies to ensure buy-in
and stakeholder engagement.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and drive the Change Management Strategy

  • Using a structured methodology, develop a change management strategy to define, lead and
    support the
    implementation of required organisational change management activities.
  • Define and implement process of identifying change readiness and assessing the impact of
    proposed and implemented changes.
  • Complete change management assessments
  • Develop actionable deliverables for five change management levers:
    o Communication plans
    o Sponsor roadmap
    o Coaching plan
    o Training plan
    o Resistance management plan
  • Coordinate efforts with other specialists around change implementation.
  • Integrate change management activities into project plan.
  • Evaluate and ensure user readiness.
  • Track and report issues.
  • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress.

Manage change resistance.

  • Identify and manage anticipated resistance to change actions.
  • Effectively engage on matters surrounding change resistance.
  • Communicate change effectively to those resisting the change

Develop and drive OD interventions.

  • Develop a process for socialising and embedding values in the organisation
  • Conduct employee engagement surveys through utilisation of various tools
  • Conduct focus-group sessions to establish priorities from engagement surveys
  • Conduct culture assessments and support leadership with initiatives to drive and maintain
    suitable behaviours.
  • Support senior managers with alignment of departmental structures to ensure future-fit teams
    that perform optimally.
  • Update and maintain the primary organisation structure in collaboration with Human Resources
    Business Partners
  • Facilitate job profiling and job grading sessions
  • Update and maintain the jobs library and ensure each role has a job description
  • Support the job evaluation process by providing job profiles and grade required
  • Support talent acquisition and career development teams with interpretation of psychometric
    assessments
  • Support the performance management team with facilitation of 360-degree feedback as well as
    management of data.
  • Enable the human resources team with required frameworks and toolkits aligned to chosen
    methodologies.
  • Design, develop and support with the implementation of leadership development programmes
  • Collaborate with teams to create systems and structures that support goals and transformational
    change.
  • Leads and/or consults on highly complex projects that are typically transformational in nature
    and have significant departmental or functional impact.
  • Engages in employee review and organizational investigations that require sensitivity, political
    deftness, and a high degree of discretion and professional judgment
  • Provides thought leadership in the design and development of key organizational design and
    development projects, including acquisitions/integrations.

Support change team

  • Influence line managers and employees to increase understanding of organisation development
    topics.
  • Support project teams to integrate change management activities into their project plans.
  • Consult and coach project teams and individual employees where appropriate.
  • Develop reinforcing communication campaign after each project.

Management of stakeholder relations

  • Keep abreast with applicable legislation changes to inform policy updates and implementations.
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders.
  • Drive the development, approval and implementation of communication & involvement initiatives
    to facilitate stakeholder and end-user understanding and buy-in proposed changes.
  • Support and engage senior leaders.
  • Support and facilitate training efforts to embed stakeholder and user understanding, engagement
    and adoption of organisational changes.
  • Provide regular project status feedback to stakeholders based on developed plans, change
    management assessments.
  • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress.
  • Conduct post implementation support.
  • Design develop and complete lessons learnt document for project owners and transfer
    ownership of the -to-project owner for ensure sustainability.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Industrial Psychology, Organisational Development, or
    other related qualification
  • Change Management Certification (ADKAR or Prosci)
  • At least 7 years’ experience in Change Management and Organisational Development, including
    3 years in a Specialist/Senior Consultant role.
  • Sound knowledge of change management methodology and tools deployment
  • Experience leading complex and/or large-scale organisational effectiveness projects
  • End-to-end project exposure across private and public sector environments

Preferred

  • Post graduate degree in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, Organisational Development
    or other related qualification.
  • Project Management Certification
  • Over 8 years ‘experience in Change Management and Organisational Development
  • Advanced working knowledge of Project Management methodology and approaches
  • Advanced knowledge of job profiling and job grading

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to understand and interpret strategy.
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Facilitation and Coaching skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Managing Complexity
  • Collaboration
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Resilient and tenacious
  • Persuasiveness
  • Follow up and follow through.
  • Critical analytical thinking
  • Business acumen
  • Strategic thinking

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS
Remuneration Package: R864 336 – R1 018 155 per annum
Total Cost to Company per annum inclusive of all benefits and company contributions.

PLEASE NOTE:
Closing date: 19 February 2024

Interested applicants must complete and submit an Employment Application Form available on the
NSFAS website. The form must be supported by a detailed Curriculum Vitae which includes amongst
other things the vacancy name/position title you are responding to, copies of academic qualifications,
Identity Document, and names of three contactable referees. The response must be addressed to the
attention of Thokozile via the following email address: jobs@nsfas.org.za.

Please note the following contact details are for enquiries about JOB CONTENT ONLY and NOT for
application purposes

For Enquiries please contact: Email: ThokozileM@nsfas.org.za

The NSFAS does not consider late applications. The NSFAS talent acquisition team only corresponds
with Shortlisted Candidates. Should you not hear from the NSFAS talent acquisition team within 2
months from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
** NSFAS committed to employment equity. Preference will be given to candidates who improve
employment equity considerations **

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