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HR People Partner

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Johannesburg, ZA

Additional Locations:  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

As an HR People Partner, you will act as an advisor and coach to people leaders and employees to drive workforce performance, providing support in the areas including but not limited to talent, employee engagement, and organizational effectiveness.



Your responsibilities:

  • Perform transactional HR advisory support and participate in HR projects/events and programs as well as improvement initiatives and business events.
  • Advise & coach managers regarding complex HR topics providing front-line support in the areas including but not limited to talent, employee engagement, organizational effectiveness, and change management. Deliver high-quality HR advisory to people leaders and enable them to strengthen their people leadership skills.
  • Work collaboratively with the wider GEM and EMEA People Partner team to support activities in other regions.
  • Manage and execute cyclical processes (Talent Review, Calibration, CMS, ESOP) and complex programs (career & succession planning, etc.). Advise and consult on global HR policies, programs and procedures (development assignment, service awards, compensation consulting).
  • Drive the deployment of HR services that are required to be executed at a local level such as Employee labor relations, disciplinary & investigation activities, performance review (PIPs), long-term sickness, exit interviews.
  • Collaborate with Centre of Excellence (CoEs) and HR Service Delivery (HRSD) on recruitment, remuneration, local development, training, and facilitation (e.g., onboarding sessions, insights session, new leader assimilations, etc.)
  • Manage complex escalations for sensitive HR topics or exceptions (e.g., performance, behavioral, management issues, misconduct etc.)
  • Strategic Business Partner to Regional Director and leadership team. Actively seek to understand the business context and contribute to decision-making. Develop initiatives that enhance employee motivation, satisfaction, and commitment.
  • Assist in managing organizational change by providing guidance and communication support. Navigate and facilitate change processes within the org. Help employees navigate and adapt to changes in the workplace.


Local specific responsibilities:

  • Leading and/or assisting in implementing, maintaining and improving HR services, systems, procedures and/or policies.
  • Support with the regional onboarding of new hires
  • Benefits enrollment (Medical Aid & Provident Fund)
  • Process new hires & leavers incl. preparing relevant documentation & update systems, accordingly - generate monthly reports.
  • Support with the monthly payroll – data submission
  • Tax year end PREP and issuing of Tax Certificates
  • First level support with local questions regarding labour law, processes etc.
  • Support TA with Talent Programs and Career Fairs
  • Establish internal relationships with relevant stakeholders such as Finance, Legal, HR COEs, and the Country Leadership Team.
  • Preparation and support related to BBBEE audit (skills development, management control, CSR, etc.)
  • Preparation and support related to annual external audit (Ernst & Young).
  • Manage and support Sales Learnership Program together with Masoom Training Solutions.
  • Manage and support non-sales learnerships together with Transcend.
  • Preparation and submission of annual Workplace Skills Plan
  • Preparation and submission of annual Employment Equity Report
  • Preparation and submission of annual Workmen’s Compensation report
  • Ensuring DOL compliance requirements.



What Are We Looking For:

  • Bachelor degree and related certification preferred
  • Successful experience in supporting operational HR for hybrid organization.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in multinational organization , Medtech and Pharma experience preferred.
  • Proven experience as an HR generalist or equivalent experience ideally within commercial organization
  • Successful experience with a strong social relations dimension
  • Experience in matrix/complex environment Experience with cross divisional and cross functional scope
  • Experience in managing labour relations and negotiating with employee representative bodies.
  • Strong influencing skills, ability to explore complex challenges in collaborative manner to establish viable and consistent action plans.
  • Experience working in hybrid organization.




Requisition ID: 574055


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

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