Job Details

  • Reference number: UFH5
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: July 29th

Background to Position

We are on the looking for a talented and analytical Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Manager to supervise the implementation and daily operation of our HRIS. You will perform a range of duties including processing employee data, preparing reports, and developing data processing systems.

The successful candidate will ensure that all HR-related systems are regularly updated and compliant with labour regulations. In addition to having excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will also possess in-depth knowledge of HR-related software and databases.

Job Description

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of our HR Information Systems.
  • Record and process employee information including annual leave, salaries and working hours.
  • Support management on structural policy matters related to the HRIS.
  • Maintain data integrity in systems by regularly analysing data.
  • Work alongside the IT department to perform regular assessments and improvements to the HRIS.
  • Design user-friendly processes, guidelines, and documentation.
  • Oversee all system upgrades and system additions in partnership with the Human Resources Information Technology (IT) department.
  • Ensure all HR-related systems are compliant with data protection laws.

Inherent Criteria

  • Master’s qualification in degree in Human Resource Management or relevant field.
  • A minimum of 7 HRIS experience with 3 years’ experience in an HRIS manager position.
  • Strong knowledge of labour laws and regulations.
  • Practical experience with HR database administration, including payroll systems.
  • Good communication and organizational skills. 

Application Requirement

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • ID/passport
  • Certified copies of qualifications
  • Proof of remuneration
  • Three work-related referees,

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.