Ncube - Human Resources Professional - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Mtandazo Ncube

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Human Resources Professional

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


I have over 15 years HR Management Experience. Currently doing consulting work in all HR aspects. I have a strong IR background.

Work History


Human Resources Consultancy

From July 2013

Doing IR Consulting for medium and small businesses
Include investigations, Initiating disciplinary hearings, chairing disciplinary hearings, representation at the CCMA, dealing with the Unions, drafting of IR/HR policies, recruitment.
Accredited Assessor TETA

Position: Owner

Lewis Group

September 2009 - June 2013

Current Position: Senior Human Resources Manager

Responsible for the HR function in the Northern Division covers Gauteng, North West, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Kwazulu Natal, Free State, Swaziland and Botswana.

• Supervision of six HR Managers who report to Senior HR Manager.
• Responsible for recruitment and selection of Senior operational staff.
• Ensure compliance to current Labour Legislation
• Represent the Company at CCMA and the Labour Court and Industrial Court in Swaziland and Botswana
• Handle and draft all correspondence with the union, legal officials, shop stewards and legal practitioners
• Advise Senior Line Management on day to day IR issues
• Initiate and Chair disciplinary hearings involving senior management
• Conduct IR training for Management
• Ensuring Performance Management is conducted properly at all levels
• Chair Divisional HR forums
• Member of the National Negotiating Forum
• Co-ordinate Employee Equity Meetings and prepare numeric targets and EE Reports for submission

Compile and submit all correspondence with CCMA, including filing of opposing affidavits and applications for reviews

Draft IR policies, HR policies and procedures and ensure adherence thereof.
• Facilitation of training Industrial Relations

Reason for Leaving: To start own business

IR Manager


of the year for 2 consecutive years with a CCMA arbitration success rate of above 95%

Relevant Experience:
Key Competencies:

Industrial Relations Manager

Ellerine Holdings

May 2006 - August 2009

• Advise company on all labour issues
• Represent company at CCMA Arbitrations
• Initiating and or opposing rescission applications and condonation applications
• Initiating and opposing review applications
• Drafting of pleadings and represent company at Labour Court
• Represent company in labour matters in Lesotho(DDPR) and Swaziland(CMAC) and wage negotiations
• Draft charges for Initiators and advise chairpersons on appropriate sanctions
• Harmonising the relationship between company and organized labour
• Handle and respond to SACCAWU correspondences
• Assist and advise store shop stewards on all IR matters
• Prepare and respond to correspondence and enquires referred by private labour consultants and lawyers
Reason for Leaving: Head hunted by Lewis

Human Resources Manager

J D Group

September 2003 - April 2006

• Recruitment and Selection
• Industrial Relations day to day advise to line management
• Induction of new employees
• Approve and authorise salaries for newly recruited staff
• Approve and authorise staff promotion and transfers
• Handle all incapacities due to disability and poor work performance
• Follow up on all GPAs (Group Personal Accident Claims) and Death Claims
• Approve and authorise all salary adjustment requested by Regional Managers
• Train Staff on: Joint Industrial Relations; Performance Management Training; Managing Disciplinary Inquiry
Reason for Leaving: The position was not challenging anymore as he got moved to do more Admin than strategic

Human Resources manager

Lewis Group

February 2002 - August 2003

• Advise line in drafting charges and in preparing presentations at CCMA
• Ensure that notifications for CCMA set downs are processed
• Draft correspondences to CCMA and Labour Court to set aside rulings

Ensure grievances from the stores are speedily resolved and draft correspondences to National Negotiating Forum Representatives

• Recruitment and selection of new employees and oversee the induction process
• Undertake employee exit interviews
• Conducting training for all levels of staff
Reason for Leaving: Head hunted by the JD Group

Human Resources Manager


November 2000 - January 2002

• Recruitment and Selection
• Facilitation of Training
• Represent the company at CCMA conciliation
• Ensure IR issues in the stores are resolved speedily
• Ensure time and attendance registers are forwarded to Head Office for processing

Reason for Leaving: Better prospects

Human Resources Officer

PVC Compounders

May 1999 - April 2000

• Recruitment and Selection
• Health and Safety
• Submission of inputs to salaries department for processing
• Ensure IR issues in the plant are resolved speedily
• Initiating and Chairing Disciplinary Hearings
• General Administration

Reason for Leaving: Contract position

Human Resources Manager


September 1996 - March 1999

• Recruitment and Selection
• Ensure IR issues in the plant are resolved speedily
• Chair Management and Worker's Committee Meetings
• Draft Charges, Initiate and Chair Disciplinary Hearings
• Succession Planning
• Staff Development
• Represent the company in arbitration cases at the department of Labour

Human Resources Manager

National Breweries

February 1988 - August 1996

• Recruitment and Selection
• Ensuring IR issues in the plant are resolved speedily
• Chair Management and Worker;s Committee Meetings
• Chair disciplinary hearings
• Represent the company in arbitration cases at the Dept of Labour
• Training and Development
• Succession Planning

Reason for Leaving: Company restructured
Cost to Company
Nett Monthly Salary


Drawing HR/IR policies and procedures

I did this for Lewis Stores and JD Group

Qualifications & Certifications


University Of Zimbabwe

Mzilikazi High School



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