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HR Systems Manager
  • Job ID: 653
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Human Resources & Training
  • Workplace Type: Head Office
  • Division: TFG Human Resources
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Location: Cape Town North
  • Suburb: Parow (Parow)


Position Description:

We are looking for an HR Systems Manager to support organization design and HR service delivery through the management of systems and the production of management information. Based in the Central Human Resources Division of The Foschini Group (TFG) you will report to the HR Executive for Information Management and lead a team of specialist business analysts, functional business analysts and systems support administrators.

Working closely with the HR Centre’s of Expertise and our in-house ICT Division, you will support the delivery of the HR Systems strategy through process and quality management of the core HR IT systems. You will also contribute towards the development of the new enterprise HCM.

Key Objectives of the role:

  • Contribute to and support HR Systems strategy
  • Maintain the correct Group methodologies for selecting, testing and Implementing new systems
  • Ensuring on-going system and data maintenance
  • Support business partners through various SLA methodologies, call logging, and incident management
  • Responsible for hierarchy and role management within OD and HR systems
  • Maintain the relevant HR related portals and communication vehicles
  • HR Reporting and Analytics – Develop and prepare dashboards, reports and provide BI capability for the business
  • Ensure governance and compliance in systems set-up and configuration
  • Lead and coach a team of specialist and functional business analysts and system support administrators
  • Cost Centre management including budgets relating to procurement, projects and vendors

Key Requirements:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification - BCOM (IS) / BSC Computer Science preferred
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in a business or technical environment managing systems (essential)
  • 3 years people management experience
  • A strong understanding of the SDLC
  • Technical knowledge of SharePoint, SQL reporting
  • Knowledge of any ERP systems and processes advantageous
  • A strong commitment to professional service delivery
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to drive change and influence decision makers
  • Planning and organising ability
  • The ability to operate independently

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.