Human Resources Administrator

Position: Human Resources Administrator
Location: Woodmead Dr, Woodmead, Sandton, South Africa
Job Type: Full-time

Company Description

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 99,600 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

The main purpose of this position is to provide an effective and efficient administrative function to the Human Resource Department.

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting in the maintenance and updating of Organizational Structures and Job Descriptions 
  • Assist with coordination of Local and Global HR Projects/Initiatives as when required 
  • Assist with capturing / maintaining data of Local and Global HR Projects/Initiatives
  • Assist the Human Resource Business Partner in terms of all audits done in the HR Department
  • Assistance with Internal HR Audits (HR & Payroll Division on systems and personnel files)
  • Assist Human Resource Business Partner with all admin requirements. 
  • Assistance with managing, maintenance and updating of all personnel files.
  • Update and maintain Payspace – e.g., electronic filing and contract renewals. 
  • Capturing of new engagements, promotions, transfers, and terminations on Payspace  
  • Updating any other changes on the payroll system e.g., banking details
  • Assistance with reviewing and updating of all HR documentation for example, engagement pack and contracts of employment.
  • Maintenance of electronic filing system on HR Sharepoint
  • Maintain quality, efficiency, and confidentiality of service within the HR function.
  • Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the SGS management system.
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks as assigned by direct line manager.
  • Ad hoc admin requirements within the HR department
  • Comply and promote, at all times, the SGS Code of Integrity and Professional
  • Conduct to preserve and enhance SGS reputation as a socially responsible company.


  • Minimum academic qualification: Grade 12
  • HR qualification advantageous

Additional Information

Required Experience

  • Minimum 2-year experience in administration

Required Skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Service delivery culture
  • Well-developed administrative, problem solving, planning and organizational skills
  • Hands-on and practical approach with attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Self-motivated and high level of initiative
  • Excellent computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook)
  • Proficiency in English (Read, Speak, Write)
  • Knowledge of process flow within a professional environment

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