Tshwane North TVET College is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the team as a Senior Labour Relations Officer. This role involves ensuring compliance with labour legislation, handling grievances, and promoting harmonious labour relations within the College.

If you have a passion for labour relations and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, we encourage you to apply.

About the Senior Labour Relations Officer Vacancy

  • Nature of Appointment: Permanent
  • Salary: R376 413 per annum (Level 08) plus benefits
  • Centre: Central Office
  • Reference: TNC/CO/24-05/2


  • Education: Matric/NQF Level 4 Certificate plus a recognised National Diploma/Degree in Labour Relations/Labour Law or an equivalent qualification.
  • Experience: At least 3 years of experience in labour relations.

Competencies, Abilities, and Skills

  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite: Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint).
  • A valid driver’s licence.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with people at various levels and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • High level of reliability and ability to handle confidentiality.
  • Sound analytical thinking and research skills.
  • High level of conflict management skills and ability to participate in negotiations.
  • Ability to act with tact and discretion.
  • Good telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and take initiative.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Sound knowledge of the Continuing Education and Training (CET) Act, Public Service Regulations, Public Service Act, and other relevant human resource legislation.
  • Strong sense of accountability and ethical conduct.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Administer and investigate grievances.
  •  Investigate, initiate, and/or preside over misconduct cases.
  •  Represent the College at conciliation and arbitration hearings, and facilitate the implementation of settlement agreements and arbitration awards.
  •  Ensure compliance with the legislative framework related to grievances and disputes.
  • Maintain statistical records of all grievances, disciplinary actions, and disputes handled within the College.
  • Compile reports/submissions related to grievances, disputes, and industrial action matters.
  • Promote sound labour peace within the College.
  • Produce and analyse monthly reports to identify trends and develop interventions.
  • Manage the implementation of policies, resolutions, plans, and strategies related to labour relations.
  • Conduct in-service training and induction of staff on labour-related matters.
  • Address audit queries and implement recommendations.
  • Advise management and employees on labour relations practices, procedures, guidelines, and policies.
  • Support the Human Resource Manager in achieving the strategic objectives of the College regarding labour relations management.
  • Be willing to undergo continuous training and development.
  • Attend and conduct meetings as required.

Application Process

Tshwane North TVET College invites suitably qualified, innovative, result-oriented, and self-driven candidates to apply for the vacant position of Senior Labour Relations Officer.

  • Application Form: Submit your application on the New Z83 form.
  • Documentation: Your application must be accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications, including academic records, driver’s licence, and identity document.
  • Submission:
    • Postal Address: Forward your application to The Principal: Tshwane North TVET College, P.O Box 26193, ARCADIA, 0007.
    • Hand Delivery: Deliver to the corner of Kgosi Mampuru (Former Potgieter Street) & Pretorius Streets, Pretoria.
  • Note: No emailed or faxed applications will be accepted.

Related: Registering on the ESSA Labour Database for Government Jobs

Joining Tshwane North TVET College as a Senior Labour Relations Officer is an excellent opportunity to advance your career in labour relations within a supportive and dynamic educational environment. The role offers the chance to play a crucial part in maintaining and promoting positive labour relations at the College, ensuring a harmonious and productive workplace. If you meet the qualifications and are passionate about making a difference, we encourage you to apply.

Your expertise and dedication will contribute significantly to the College’s mission of providing quality education and fostering a collaborative work environment.