HR Officer | Takealot

HR Officer | Takealot

takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented HR Administrator to join our team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard- working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

This position will report to the HR Business Partner

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with talent sourcing and identifying exceptional minds for the Customer Service environment;.
  • Support the recruitment & selection process from job posts to managing interview schedules using the online recruitment tool;.
  • Support the onboarding process which includes drafting of contracts, gathering new starter data, ensuring first day readiness, induction etc.;.
  • Coordinate payroll submissions and checks to ensure accurate and timeous delivery
  • Provide timeous and relevant HR management information.
  • Manage resignation process and ensure leavers adhere to company policy;
  • Maintain accurate records of employee information and ensure all relevant documentation is recorded on the drive and on Payspace;
  • Ensure all employee systems are kept up to date;
  • With support from the HR Administrator coordinate onboarding and resignation process and ensure leavers and new starters adhere to company policy;  .
  • Ensure all employee systems are kept up to date;
  • Support all employee relations processes with templates, documentation, scheduling and updating the employee relations database;
  • Provide monthly reports to the HRBP and CSM’s as required;
  • Manage ad hoc projects from time to time;
  • Provide general administrative support to the HRBP and HR Practitioner.
  • Manage HR expenses, track invoices and follow up on payments
  • Assist staff with day to day queries;
  • Involved in and drive festive recruitment initiatives and processes such as open days, interview schedules, new starter administration and onboarding


Attributes required:

  • Well organised and able to prioritise and deliver quality outputs under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as an effective team member
  • Able to communicate clearly and voice an opinion
  • Inherent customer service orientation and ability to manage expectations
  • Self-directed
  • High emotional quotient, resilient and able to manage set backs
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency and works well under pressure
  • Comfortable and able to function in an ambiguous, fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills

 

 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Min. 2 years HR experience in a customer-centric, retail or e-commerce environment
  • Completed or studying towards an HR diploma/degree

The Environment:

  • takealot employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is forthright but respectful
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.
  • thinks like an owner of the business.
  • is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING

 

If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.