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

Senior Internal Auditor
National Office
REF: SIA02-24
Post level:07

Internal Audit department has a vacancy for Senior Internal Auditor.


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
• Certification as an Internal Audit Technician or Professional Internal Auditor, Certified Internal Auditor and Chattered
Account designation would be advantageous
• Member of Institute of Internal Auditors
• Knowledge of Barnowl Audit Software
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in Internal Auditing
• Knowledge of executing Annual Financial Statements and Strategic Audits

 

Closing date: 06 March 2024


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: recruitment@ccma.org.za


“When responding to the advert please ensure that the position reference Ref: SIA02-24 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.

Case Management Officer: Councils and Agencies
National Office
REF: CMOCA02-24
Post level:09

 

The National Office – Councils & Agencies Unit has a vacancy of Case Management Officer Councils and Agencies.


Purpose
To provide administrative support to the Senior Commissioner: Councils and Agencies at the National Office. To ensure that Councils and Agencies are assisted and to promote good working relationships between the CCMA, Councils and Private Agencies. To monitor and ensure that efficiencies and statutory requirements of Councils and Agencies are met at all times. To effectively and efficiently handle queries and assist the public regarding appropriate processing procedures, screening of subsidies and section 143 applications.


Key Performance Areas:-
• General Administration.
• Process LRA s143 applications.
• Process subsidy payments to Councils and Report thereon.
• Governance Committee Co-ordinations and support.
• Co-ordination of Complaints pertaining to Councils, Agencies and Panellists.
• Monitor CMS in respect of Councils and Agencies.


Key Requirements:
• Unless a candidate can demonstrate suitability through relevant experience of not less than three (3) years in Employment Laws, Trade Union environment/Bargaining Council/Labour Inspector or Human Resources role, a Matric and Diploma in Labour Relations (or relevant equivalent) with one (1) year of practical experience will be required.
• One (1) to three (3) years relevant working experience in a case management service Employment Laws, Trade Union environment/Bargaining Council/Labour Inspector or Human Resources role.
• At least 2 African languages would be an advantage.
• Fair working knowledge of all MS Programs
• Basic knowledge of Finance Processes


Closing date: 06 March 2024


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: recruitment@ccma.org.za

 

“When responding to the advert please ensure that the position reference Ref: CMOCA02-24 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.