CA Mining

Date Created: 2019-01-21T09:58:56+00:00

Reference Number: 272 2101 MHU

Reference Number: 272 2101 MHU


Job Description:

The Industrial Relations Manager will provide industrial relations expertise, strategic advice and operational support on a wide range of employment and industrial issues, including labour law, interpretation of labour agreements, policy development and interpretation, employee relations issues and disputes. This role reports to the Senior Project Manager and work closely with the local HR Manager, the Employment & Training Centre Superintendent, the construction and operational teams.



  • Implement the Industrial Relations Management Plan and review the effectiveness of the plan on a regular basis.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Industrial Relations procedures relating to West Africa
  • Conduct preliminary and ongoing industrial relations risk assessments.
  • Independently manage the employee advisory process with a particular strength in managing staff performance, disciplinary counselling and staff grievances.
  • Coordinate dispute settlement and Grievance processes and Provide industrial relations guidance and support to management.
  • Manage the Employment Centre, workforce requirements, local recruitment and Localisation Planning.
  • Formulate policy and direct and coordinate industrial relations activities of the organization – Formulates policy for subordinate managers of departments, such as employment, compensation, labour relations, and employee services, according to knowledge of company objectives, government regulations, and labour contract terms.
  • Analyse wage and salary reports and data to determine competitive compensation plan
  • Initiate, priorities, organise and deliver a variety of Industrial Relations Projects in an effective and timely manner to meet deadlines.
  • Anticipate and manage all industrial stoppages.
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and global standards
  • Adhere to and support Company Health, Safety & Environmental and Sustainability Policies


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Commerce, Law or a related discipline
  • Fluent in French and English (both written and verbal)
  • Strong skills in the leadership of people and teams, change management and performance development
  • Developing and implementing industrial relations management plan and strategy
  • Interpreting and applying relevant local legislation and regulations
  • Coaching and counselling managers
  • Well-developed experience guiding and influencing a workforce (employees and contractors) in all matter relating to industrial relations
  • In-depth knowledge of Employment frameworks, labour laws, immigration laws and ILO conventions
  • In-depth knowledge of Principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labour relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems
  • Labour Contract negotiations.
  • Industrial relations in a construction and operations environment.
  • Case management, investigations, compiling reports and recommendations.
  • Working as an Industrial Relations Specialist in West Africa.
  • Dealing with unions and craft-based workforces in West Africa


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO expat role with a roster of 6/2
  • Competitive USD salary

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