3 632 085

Cases referred to the CCMA since 1996

156 777

Total referrals (2021/22 FY)

Unfair dismissal

accounted for 59% of all referrals (2021/22)

Business/Professional

highest referring sector (2021/22)

1,564Cases referred to the CCMA since 1996

1,032Total referrals (2021/22 FY)

45%Referrals by issue (2021/22)

25%Referrals by sector (2021/22)

Opportunities

The Commissioners are appointed by the Governing Body of the CCMA on the strength of their experience and expertise in labour matters, particularly dispute prevention and dispute resolution. The commissioners are obliged to carry out their job with complete impartiality and they are bound to “the Commissioner Code of Conduct”.

Each provincial office has a team of full-time commissioners supported by an additional complement of part-time commissioners. They conciliate, facilitate, mediate and in some instances arbitrate, to prevent and settle industrial disputes. Convening Senior Commissioners (CSCs) have been appointed in each province and their role is to monitor the professional standards of the CCMA and to assist in the allocation of cases to commissioners.

Minimum requirements for appointment at an entry level -Level B Commissioner:

  • At least four (4) years experience in Industrial Relations, Labour Law or conducting conciliations, arbitration and facilitations
  • Supported by a relevant tertiary qualification or NQF 5 equivalent (preferably in Labour Law)
  • Good knowledge of Labour Law
  • Good knowledge of Conciliation, Arbitration and Mediation processes and principles
  • Good knowledge of the Labour Market and the different factors within
  • Good knowledge of Conciliation, Arbitration and Mediation processes and principles.
  • Good knowledge of the Labour Market and the different factors within
  • A valid driver’s licence
  • Computer literacy
  • Analysis, problem solving, judgment
  • Negotiating and influencing
  • Diversity awareness , Conflict management
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Sound Ethics
  • Appointment process

    The CCMA Governing Body appoints commissioners in terms of section 117 of the Labour Relations Act.

  • Recruitment

    The CCMA formally embarks on a recruitment process for full time and part time Level A and Level B Commissioners on an annual basis. Vacancies are advertised in the media and on the organisation’s website.

  • Application

    Candidates are required to complete an application form and to submit their CV’s including all relevant documentation in support of the application

  • Shortlisting and assessment

    Candidates who meet the basic minimum requirements are then requested to participate in a knowledge-based assessment that is conducted at the various CCMA provincial offices.

  • Interviews

    On successful completion of the assessment, candidates are invited to an initial interview with an interviewing panel of CCMA managers.

    Successful candidates are recommended for a final Governing Body interview.

    Successful candidates are recommended to and submitted to the Governing Body for appointment.

  • Appointment and training

    Appointed candidates are issued with a conditional offer of employment and required to attend a six (6) month training programme which has to be successfully completed. On completion of the training programme, the individuals are formally appointed as full time or part time commissioners.

For Applicant

Commissioner Application Form Section A

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CCMA Commissioner Recruitment Process Letter

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Letter from the Director

327 KB

CCMA Appointment and Recruitment Process

227 KB

REF: PSCWC08-21

Post level: 03

The Dispute Resolution Department has a vacancy of Provincial Senior Commissioner.

 

Purpose

To effectively manage the performance of a CCMA Province and the development and implementation of the regional operational plan while meeting national operational efficiencies and complying with the CCMA’s statutory obligations, organizational policies and standard operating procedures. Serving on various national committees as directed by NSC Dispute Resolution/Director to assist with policy development and implementation at the National Office level.

Key performance areas:

  • Provision of National and Provincial Strategic Direction and Leadership
  • Management of the dispute resolution and case management systems and Functions
  • Manage/Oversee the Mediation and Collective Bargaining function
  • Manage/Oversee the dispute management and prevention function
  • People management
  • Manage Support services
  • Reporting
  • Provincial Operational Plan
  • Financial/budget management

 Key requirements:

  • Unless a candidate can demonstrate suitability through the experience of not less than 5 years in a relevant managerial role, an appropriate Degree is required.
  • 8 to 10 years professional / trade union/labour relations/law experience of which 5 years management experience

Closing date: 18 August 2022

 

To respond in confidence, please complete the application form and send your detailed CV, copy of your qualifications, and a covering letter disclosing information that will assist the panel in considering your application to: recruitment@ccma.org.za

 

“When responding to the advert please ensure that the position reference Ref: PSCWC08-22 is quoted first on the subject line, as is.  And that the application is sent to the email address contained herein. Failure to observe this protocol may result in your application being disqualified”

 

If we have not responded within a Month from the closing date, you should regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates. The CCMA reserves the right not to make an appointment. It is the intention of the CCMA to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of the posts. Preference will be given to candidate from the designated groups.

 

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

National Office

Ref: MEREENO08-22

Post level: 04

 

The Corporate Services Department has a vacancy of a Manager: Employee Relations and Employee Engagement. 

 

Purpose

 

The Manager Employee Relations and Employee Engagement is responsible for creating a fair, respectful, diverse and high performance culture enabling people to contribute their best. Develop, deliver and maintain business focused strategies for Employee Relations and Engagement, Wellness and Occupational Health and Safety that meet the needs of all stakeholder groups. Ensure all legislative compliance and reporting for Employment Equity and Occupational Health and Safety.

 

Key Performance Areas:-

 

  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Employment Equity management and reporting
  • Occupational Health and Safety management and reporting
  • Implement and manage the Orientation and Induction Programs
  • Business Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risk, Control and Reporting
  • People Management

 

Key Requirements

 

  • A Degree in Labour Relations/Human Resources
  • 5 – 7 years experience in Employee Relations
  • 3 years experience in leading a professional team

 

Core Competencies:

 

Knowledge:

 

  • Knowledge of HR information systems
  • Knowledge of Relevant HR legislation
  • Knowledge of HR Management
  • Knowledge of HR Policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of LRA and its impact
  • Knowledge of Compliance Orientation
  • Professional/ Technical expertise
  • Knowledge of Reporting
  • Computer Literacy

 

Skills and Behavioural Competencies

 

  • Detail Orientation
  • Analysis, Problem solving and Judgement
  • Communication: Oral and Written
  • Conflict Management
  • Diplomacy
  • Diversity awareness
  • Ethics
  • Fairness
  • Leadership
  • Building Trust
  • Negotiation

Closing date: 18 August 2022

 

To respond in confidence, please send your detailed CV, certified copy of your qualifications, and a covering letter disclosing information that will assist the panel in considering your application to: recruitment@ccma.org.za  

 

“When responding to the advert please ensure that the position reference Ref: MEREENO08-22 is quoted first on the subject line, as is.  And that the application is sent to the email address contained herein. Failure to observe this protocol may result in your application being disqualified”

 

If we have not responded within a Month from the closing date, you should regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates. The CCMA reserves the right not to make an appointment. It is the intention of the CCMA to promote representativity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of the posts. Preference will be given to candidate from the designated groups.

 

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

National Office

Ref: SIA08-22

Post level: P07

 

The Internal Audit department has a vacancy for a Senior Internal Auditor at the National Office.

 

Purpose

 

To plan, execute and report on audits as per the Annual Audit Plan to determine whether the business unit / departmental activities are in compliance with CCMA’s policies and procedures, CCMA objectives and applicable legislations.  To supervise the Internal Auditors to ensure that audits are carried out as per the Annual Audit Plan.

 

Key Performance Areas:-

 

  • Audit Planning
  • Audit Execution
  • Audit Reporting
  • Customer Feedback Coordination
  • General Audit Support
  • Team Supervision

 

Key Requirements:

 

  • B Com / National Diploma in Internal Auditing or Equivalent
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience in Internal Auditing
  • Member of Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Must be studying towards or have Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification
  • Internal Auditing technical and behavioural training
  • Knowledge of Barnowl Audit Software

 

Closing date: 18 August 2022

 

To respond in confidence, please send your detailed CV, certified copy of your qualifications, and a covering letter disclosing information that will assist the panel in considering your application to: recruitment@ccma.org.za  

 

“When responding to the advert please ensure that the position reference Ref: SIA08-22 is quoted first on the subject line, as is.  And that the application is sent to the email address contained herein. Failure to observe this protocol may result in your application being disqualified”

 

If we have not responded within a Month from the closing date, you should regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates. The CCMA reserves the right not to make an appointment. It is the intention of the CCMA to promote representativity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of the posts. Preference will be given to candidate from the designated groups.

 

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.