Job Details

  • Reference number: RefUnit G048/26
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: March 22nd

Background to Position

Permanent Appointment

Campuses Alice/Bisho and East London

Job Description


  • Administers all categories of leave types
  • Captures records of job and personnel details
  • Writing of weekly or monthly Human Resources reports
  • Assists with the appointment and terminations of employment
  • Filing of employee information and related Human Resources documentation
  • Captures data about new employees to ITS and prints all documentation for the employee and the personnel files 
  • Communicates with employees about their documentation and answers specific questions of employees
  • Responds to Human Resources related phone, email and walk-in enquiries or concerns
  • Support the Human Resources team with recruitment and selection
  • Prepares employment contracts and appointment letters
  • Completing of employment references for new employees and providing references for existing and ex-employees

Inherent Criteria


  • 3-years Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • 3 years’ Experience in Human Resources or related field
  • 3 years’ Experience with end-to-end support in all areas of Human Resources. 
  • Proficient use of Human Resources Systems (ITS Integrator, Oracle Discover and Jasper)
  • Good computer skills (MS Office Suite)
  • Good organizational, planning, prioritizing and time management skills.
  • Confidentiality and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of general Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Self-driven and high level of professionalism skills

Application Requirement

To Apply:  Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to: 

  • Visit the Website  for a more comprehensive advert and to apply online. Applications must clearly indicate the name of the post applied for.  
  • Submit the motivation and resume as well as supporting documents namely; ID/passport, certificates and proof of remuneration and three work-related referees, on the application website.
  • Note that for all re-advertised positions this advert supersedes the one advertised previously owing to modifications made. Candidates who have previously applied are requested to re-apply.
  • No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.
  • Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.
  • Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. 

Queries can be directed to Ms. Fungai Matumba on and 043 704 7190

PLEASE NOTE: The University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. Pursuant to complying with the Employment Equity Act no. 55 of 1998, when appointing, preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups whose appointment will contribute towards the achievement of equitable demographic representation in the Department and the Faculty profiles. The university reserves the right NOT to make an appointment.” 

About University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959 when it offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite.