Role of the HR Operations division

The HR Operations division aims to support the University’s strategy and transformation plan by overseeing the seamless running of all HR operations at the University, with respect to: staff attendance and leave management, benefits administration management, HR systems maintenance and development. The division also serves as a strategic partner applying HR analytical techniques to diagnose HR related problems to assist management in making informed people management decisions to bolster performance excellence, employee productivity and workplace happiness. In addition, the division aims to ensure compliance with set practices, guidelines and applicable national legislation.

Core Functions

  • Human resource policy administration and implementation: Ensure that HR policies are well aligned to the University’s operations and accommodate changing needs and priorities of the institution. Establishing further guidelines and processes across the institution to ensure effective and efficient HR operations and one that ensures that provision of information, where required, on employment standards and legislation, such as employee compensation, labour standards, and other relevant legislations. 
  • Administration of benefits and compensation: Oversee and ensure that all tasks necessary to organize the compensation of employees are efficiently managed and benefits are administered correctly. 
  • Staff attendance and leave management: Maintain an effective and efficient ITS system which allows for the daily monitoring of staff attendance and addressing causes of staff absences. 
  • HR systems development: Serve as custodian of the HR information system framework that aims to narrate all support services to staff and provide efficient, cost-effective and high-quality HR service delivery, while ensuring consistency based on corporate policy, process and system standards.
  • Employee wellness: Introduce strategies to build awareness of health and employee well-being issues to address issues of work life balance approaches, financial health, stress etc.


Elzene Van Wyk
HR Business Partner
Margaret Swartz
Staff Records Officer
Maryna Nowases
Assistant HR Officer
Brumelda Kake
HR Business Partner

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