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Senior Human Resources Practitioner - PFG

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Date: 07-Sep-2021

Location: GT, ZA

Company: PG Group

PFG is the leading manufacturer of float glass in Southern Africa, as well as laminated glass, mirrors, and sealant products. The company produces 260 000 tons of float glass products per annum, supplying into both domestic and international building and automotive industries.


Main job purpose


To partner with line management, providing an effective, value adding HR service to meet the demands of a high performance culture and proactively interact with line management and employees through the delivery of professional human resource management services.


Main Objective


Ensure that performance management system is implemented effectively throughout the business in accordance with the legislation to ensure continuous performance improvement.

To drive the recruitment process in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Talent management to ensure that suitable qualified candidates are appointed.

To coordinate the training and development plan with management and training to build capacity.  

Advise and support Line Management with regards to the implementation of company's policies and procedures to ensure substantive and procedural fairness is adhered to.

To ensure that SAP HR system and Success Factors integrity is maintained through accurate data capturing.

To train and support time administrators with regards to the biometrics system to ensure that queries are addressed timeously.  

Ensure that Personnel Administration and Personnel records are in place and up-to-date in accordance with company and legal requirements.

Drive the Social Responsibility projects. 

Ensure that all the required reports are submitted as requested by line.   

Monitor the departmental budget on a monthly basis and ensure control of it.

Coordinate provident fund and medical aid queries and ensure that employee matters are resolved.

Maintain a relationship with the Union to create a sound working environment.

Enabling sound labour relations through effective communication and relationship building with key


Coordinate employees application for TTD in conjunction with Occupational Health Nurse to ensure that the process is adequately completed.   


Critical job requirements



•             Grade 12             

•             Degree in Human Resources, or Industrial Psychology




•             Knowledge of relevant legislation & its application          

•             Knowledge Recruitment & Selection processes

•             Knowledge of Performance Management          




•             Business Acumen           

•             Interpersonal Skills

•             Communication Skills    

•             Planning & Organising Skills

•             Presentation Skills          

•             Proficiency in Microsoft Office

•             Problem-solving skills    

•             Ability to motivate employees




•             5-7 years’ experience as an HR Generalist           

•             Leadership Experience 

•             Experience gained in a highly unionised environment


PG Group, and its subsidiaries, are committed to the principles of employment equity and as such are equal opportunity employers.  Qualified applicants who apply for any vacancies will be considered with due consideration based on of fairness and equity. Factors such as race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability are not consider exclusively and are not determinative of any appointments made by PG Group or its subsidiaries.


Requisition ID: 1014