Human Resources Officer


HIVSA is a not-for-profit company established in 2002 and is a strategic partner of the Provincial Departments of Health and Social Development. We innovatively transform and empower individuals, community workers and organisations by developing their capacities to effectively respond to the socio-economic and health challenges that burden communities.


The role will support HIVSA’s HR Manager in the pursuit of the broader HR Agenda at strategic, tactical, and operational levels. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the full employee life cycle and will be involved in all areas of the Human Resources Function. Occasionally the position is expected to deputise for the HR Manager in various forums were invited and or warranted.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources.
  • Labor Relations certification – may be advantageous.


  • Knowledge of employment legislation.
  • Experience with USAID or other international donor – will be advantageous.

Knowledge ,Skills and Attributes:

  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Established written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adequate numerical skills and abilities
  • Proficient with time keeping and management of priorities.
  • The ability to function effectively under pressure and a client – service orientation.
  • Above average conflict management skills
  • Assertive whilst remaining respectful when dealing across operations levels of the organisation.
  • Able to work with limited supervision expediting value-adding initiatives
  • Ability to keep confidentiality always.

Key Performance Areas:

  • HR Strategy, HR Policy, Procedure and Resources
  • Recruitment and Selection.

Skills Development/Employee Training:

  • HR Support, Generalist Functions & Administration
  • Statutory Reporting and Compliance
  • Provide support and assistance with the Disciplinary and Grievance Procedure
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Driving for ad-hoc HIVSA admin duties.


  • Candidates that meet the requirements and are interested in the position should send motivation letter and CV with three contactable referees to: The HR Manager, HIVSA, e-mail: Use Ref Nr: NW-HR001 in subject line.
  • Closing date for applications: 1st April 2024 (Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful.)
  • Compliance: Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
    All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking, and competency assessment.
  • EE: We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to applicants residing in the Northwest Province and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

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