Learning Practitioner: Sasol – South Africa

Learning Practitioner
Posting Date: Sep 15, 2023

Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally. When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do.

Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.

Job Req ID

EOP: Secunda Ops


Purpose of Job
To provide consulting and simple advisory support for the development and delivery of people-related frameworks, models and tools, based on a deep understanding of specific areas of expertise in the people space.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities
Leads the implementation and execution of HR solutions in the assigned client portfolio with high levels of customer service and in compliance with set standards and policies.
Acts as a clear single point of contact for HR related issues.
Continuously contributes to increased HR process efficiencies in business, demonstrates an in-depth understanding of HR processes and highlights any inefficiency and recommends corrective actions to the relevant HR team members and management.
Support the provision of HR data and analytics through accurate and reliable calculations and reports. This includes using HR technology and systems to analyse and interpret relevant HR data.
Provide relevant analytics facilitating effective decision making based on empirical information and accurate data.
Compiles and presents meaningful HR reports through interpretation, comparisons and trend analyses.
Supports the recruitment and on-boarding of employees whilst ensuring a positive experience for new employees.
Takes an active part in the people selection process, in collaboration with the more senior Business Partners or HR Managers and the relevant line managers, facilitating an efficient and compliant process.
Manages the employment contracting, enrolment and on-boarding process for new employees.
Supports the implementation of Talent management processes as required and ensures these are executed efficiently. This may include educating line managers and employees on such processes and the desired outcomes, and making sure deadlines are adhered to and processes completed on time and generating accurate data.
Support Employee Relations objectives through compliance with procedural and substantive fairness requirements, providing assistance in providing a first line labour relations consulting service and ensuring accurate, relevant and complete documentation and system management.
Provides employees and line managers with a sound understanding of Compensation and Benefits principles, policies and procedures and can explain these in a clear and customer appropriate ways.
Executes accurate calculation of remuneration, rewards and benefits and assists with salary benchmarking and compilation of comparative ratios to ensure internal equity and external competitiveness.
Manages the efficient and effective implementation of staff movement (e.g.employee transfers, promotions, redeployment and rotation) and separation processes and procedures (e.g.resignation, retirement, retrenchment, dismissal, ill health, death and incapacity).
Implements clearly defined change management processes and facilitates the successful implementation of change projects, utilising necessary material to support line management and employees in adhering to change expectations. This includes coaching and educating line management and employees in respect of the practical application of the change processes.
Demonstrates the Sasol values.
Supports and articulates vision and values and goals aligned to business direction.
Continuously seeks to improve personal mastery, professional and business growth (ensuring technical / professional development in specialist area).

Formal Education
Post School Tertiary Diploma (South Africa / Eurasia)
Formal Education
Grade 12/ N3 with Math’s, Science and English

Education Training and Development Diploma/Degree (HRD) & Constituent Assessor (Wish)

Min Experience
Experience: 4+ relevant years
Professional Membership
Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)
BC_Communicates Effectively
TC_Policies and Procedures
BC_Manages Complexity
TC_Analyse Alternatives and Recommend Solutions
BC_Decision Quality
TC_Data Collection and Analysis
BC_Action Oriented
TC_Compliance Management
BC_Ensures Accountability

Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Inspired by our Purpose of “Innovating for a better world”, Sasol acknowledges that diversity is intrinsic to the fabric of our organisation and is the key to our growth and success.

Sasol is committed to the full inclusion of all suitably qualified individuals. Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and people with disabilities according to Sasol’s Employment Equity Plan. This includes reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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