Road Accident Fund – Chief Human Capital Officer


The Road Accident Fund’s mission is to provide appropriate cover to all road users within the borders of South Africa; to rehabilitate and compensate persons injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents in a timely and caring manner; and to actively promote safe use of our roads.

The Organisation requires the services and skills of a qualified individual in its Head Office on a Five (5) Year Fixed Term Contract for the following position:



LOCATION: Pretoria

CLOSING DATE & TIME: 12/1/2020 11:55 PM

The Organisation requires the services and skills of a qualified individual in its Head Office on a Five (5) Year Fixed Term Contract for the following position:


Purpose of the Job: Provide strategic direction, ensure smooth day to day operations of the Human Capital Division as well as find and retain talent in order to deliver on the mandate of the Road Accident Fund (RAF).

Key Performance Areas: •Develop and implement policies and procedures associated with Human Capital Management •Lead in adding value as well as planning and implementing strategic human capital programmes •Provide leadership and expertise in the field of organisational design and development and Human Capital planning •Develop and implement programmes and plans for recruitment, selection and induction of new employees and monitor the effectiveness thereof •Lead in the management of the complex relationships between the organisation and its employees as well as advise on the terms and conditions of employment to meet organisational objectives •Integrate the remuneration, benefits and pension strategies with the organisation’s overall goals. Provide advice and guidance on workplace health, safety and Workers’ Compensation programmes consistent with legislation and good management practices •Provide leadership in the establishment and management of systems that ensure the collection and storage of HC information and provide the organisation with the data it requires to make good business decisions •Drive the development of and manage all knowledge management as well as ensure that information is systematically produced, organised and made accessible to the organisation.

Qualifications and Experience: •NQF Level 8 (Post-graduate Diploma/Honours Degree/ Professional Qualification Degree) in Human Resources Management or a related qualification in the discipline •Business Qualification (e.g. MBA) will be an advantage •At least 12 to 15 years experience in Human Resource Management of which 7 years must have been at a general/senior management level.

Technical and Behavioural competencies required: •Strategic capability and leadership •Results orientation •Business and financial acumen •Brand and stakeholder orientation •Organisational resilience •Communication •Team orientation •Network and alliances •Change management •Strategic alignment •Workforce planning •Project Management.


Conditions: This is a Five (5) year employment contract.

NB: “RAF offers Total Employment Cost packages with no additional contributions from the Employer, successful candidates are required to structure their packages in a manner that will suit their needs”.

Applications, quoting the post reference number must be forwarded to URS Response Handling via email: or via fax: 086 654 1824. Application enquiries may be directed to: 012 811 1900.

The Road Accident Fund subscribes to the principles of employment equity and preference will be given to groups who are under represented in terms of our Employment Equity Plan. Please note that prospective employees will be subjected to credit and criminal checks.

NB: It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation.

NB: Applicants who have not received any correspondence from us within six weeks from the closing date can consider their applications unsuccessful.

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