Human Resources Manager Vacancy, Closing 17th November 2023



Manager: Human Resources


Human Resources


HOD: Corporate Services

Position Status:




Position Reference Code


Freedom Park is a national monument and heritage destination dedicated to honouring all those who gave their lives in the struggles for freedom. It is established as a cultural institution reporting to the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture and is situated at Salvokop, on the southern tip of Pretoria. Freedom Park is looking for ethical individuals who have a passion to contribute to national reconciliation and social cohesion. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Human Resources Manager.




To plan, direct, and co-ordinate the human resource management activities of the Freedom Park so as to maximise the strategic use of its HR functions; to ensure regulatory compliance for the achievement of the organisation's strategic objectives




  • Formulate a HR strategy as well as set up a budget that will inform and support the activities of the HR department in line with the organisation's strategic objectives.

  • Manage the development and effective implementation of the various HR policies and procedures to ensure alignment with legislation and the organisation’s strategic objectives.
    Manage the administration and maintenance of human resources to ensure that accurate personnel records are kept.

  • Manage the development and utilisation of human resources to ensure employees are equipped with the necessary skills for successful performance, optimal utilisation and organisational efficiency.

  • Manage the co-ordination of the Employee Wellness Programme to ensure a healthy and productive workforce.

  • Manage the co-ordination of job evaluation activities aimed at determining appropriate grading of positions to ensure internal equity.

  • Manage the administration of compensation, benefits and performance management systems to ensure that employees are appropriately rewarded.

  • Manage the employee relations function within the organisation to ensure sound relations with stakeholders.

  • Manage the recruitment and selection function to ensure attraction, placement and retention of suitably qualified candidates for the organisation's performance.

  • Provide leadership and advisory support to the HR department as well as the organisation on various HR related matters for effective performance, informed decision making and legislative compliance.




Minimum Requirements.

  • A master’s degree in human resources or cognate discipline or equivalent qualifications or experience
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in managerial position.
  • Minimum of 10 years in Human Resources Management and management of service level agreement and Policy development


Skills and experience required:


  • Advanced knowledge of labour legislation, including rules and proceedings at the CCMA and Labour Court
  • Knowledge of the heritage sector
  • Management of collective agreements
  • Payroll administration
  • Organisation development and change management.
  • Performance Management
  • Policy development
  • Financial Management

Competent in the following:


  • Computer literacy (MS Office).
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Payroll administration.
    Budgetary skills



Applications for internal candidates must be on internal application form.

Applications must be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All applications must contain a curriculum vitae, certified copies of educational certificates and or other qualifications and identity document. Kindly insert the job reference code on the subject line when applying for the position.

Successful applicants will be subjected to a verification/security clearance.


Closing date is 17th of November 2023

NB: If you do not receive any response within 14 days of closing days, please assume that your application was not successful.

Correspondence will only be with shortlisted candidates.  



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