3 844 169

Cases referred to the CCMA since 1996

184 075

Total referrals (2022/23 FY)

Unfair dismissal

accounted for 54% of all referrals (2022/23)

Safety/Security

highest referring sector (2022/23)

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. Provincial Senior Commissioners (PSCs) 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 -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 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

327 KB

CCMA Commissioner Recruitment Process Letter

227 KB

Letter from the Director

327 KB

CCMA Appointment and Recruitment Process

227 KB

Part-Time Interpreter (Independent Contractor) x2
Eastern Cape – Gqeberha Office
Ref: PTIGQ09-23
Rate Per Day: R929.03

 

The Eastern Cape Province Gqeberha Office request the services of Part-Time Interpreters.


Purpose: To assist the CCMA Commissioners and structures by providing interpreter services to facilitate successful outcomes of the CCMA activities.


Key Performance Areas:-
• Verbal interpretations during hearings
• Administrative support functions.


Key Requirements:
• Matric Certificate
• National Diploma in Labour Related Qualification.
• 1 year experience


Knowledge on latest legislation/ amendments.


Languages for Gqeberha Office: English, Afrikaans and IsiXhosa


Closing date: 28 September 2023


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

“When responding to the advert please ensure that the position reference Ref: PTIGQ09-23 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.”


NB: This is a re-advertisement, applicants who had previously applied need not re-apply as your applications will still be considered.


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.

Part-Time Interpreter (Independent Contractor) x1
Mpumalanga Province – Piet Retief Office
Ref: PTIPR09-23
Rate Per Day: R929.03


The Mpumalanga Province – Piet Retief Office request the services of a Part-Time Interpreter.


Purpose: To assist the CCMA Commissioners and structures by providing interpreter services to facilitate successful outcomes of the CCMA activities.


Key Performance Areas:-
• Verbal interpretations during hearings
• Administrative support functions.


Key Requirements:
• Matric Certificate
• National Diploma in Labour Related Qualification.
• 1 year experience
• Knowledge on latest legislation/ amendments.


Languages for Piet Retief Office: IsiZulu and Siswati


Closing date: 21 September 2023


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


“When responding to the advert please ensure that the position reference Ref: PTIPR09-23 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

Northern Cape – Kimberley Office (1)
Ref: PTIKI09-23
Northern Cape – Springbok Office (1)
Ref: PTISPR09-23

Rate Per Day: R929.03

 

The Free State and Northern Cape Province – Kimberley and Springbok Office requests the services of x2 Part-Time Interpreters


Purpose: To assist the CCMA Commissioners and structures by providing interpreter services to facilitate successful outcomes of the CCMA activities.


Key Performance Areas:-
• Verbal interpretations during hearings
• Administrative support functions.


Key Requirements:
• Matric Certificate
• National Diploma in Labour Related Qualification.
• 1 year experience
• Knowledge on latest legislation/ amendments.


Languages for Kimberley Office: English, Setswana, Afrikaans and IsiXhosa (knowledge of Khoisan language would pose an added advantage)


Languages for Springbok Office: English, Setswana, Afrikaans and IsiXhosa


Closing date: 20 September 2023


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


“When responding to the advert please ensure that the position reference Ref: PTIKI09-23 and PTISPR09-23 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”


NB: This is a re-advertisement, applicants who had previously applied need not to re-apply as your applications will still be considered. 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.

Demand Management Specialist (Re-advertisement)
National Office
Ref: DMSNO09-23
Post level: 07


The National Office has a vacancy for a Demand Management Specialist

Purpose: To source and ensure that the necessary resources required to fulfil the needs identified are procured in the most cost effective and efficient manner and are in line with government procurement guidelines.


Key Performance Areas:

• Demand Management
• Contract Management
• Provision of bid process administration
• Provision of sourcing of quotes
• Placing of orders
• Team support and development
• Provision of Supply Chain Management Compliance
• Supplier Performance Evaluation
• Reporting


Key Requirements:

• National Diploma in Supply Chain Management.

• 3 years’ experience in a Supply Chain Management environment.


Closing date: 19 September 2023


To respond in confidence, please send your detailed CV, copies 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: DMSNO09-23 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.” 


NB: This is a re-advertisement, applicants who had previously applied need to re-apply as the content of the advert has changed.


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