Chairperson: National Bargaining Forum (NBF)

Independent Contract
Posted 4 months ago


PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer; the Chairperson: National Bargaining Forum (NBF) will be responsible for leading and guiding the National Bargaining Forum Committee (NBF) on its mandate.


  • To chair in all National Bargaining Forum (NBF) meetings;
  • ensure efficient and effective meetings for the successful delivery of solutions;
  • Ensure agendas are drawn up for National Bargaining Forums meetings based on submissions from members;
  • Keep up breast of all signed documents for the committee;
  • Ensure all actions items resolved upon by the committee are followed up;
  • Ensure that efficient and effective advice and support is provided to National Bargaining
    Forum (NBF) members;
  • Ensure compliance with requirements related to employment;
  • Forward thinking, relevant and compliant to NHBRC policies and procedures;
  • Ensure that benchmarks conducted within the National Bargaining Forum is within the environment the NHBRC operates in;
  • Ensure Conditions of Service policies and all other relevant policies are adhered to during National Bargaining Forum (NBF) meetings in line with relevant legislature;


  • Proven experience of serving as a Bargaining Council Chairperson for a minimum of 15 years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Labour Relations/Labour Law advantageous
  • Extensive experience in Labour Relations and Basic Conditions of Employment Act
  • The ideal candidate should have ten (10) years Labor Relations, Human Resource Management, Risk Management preferably in the public service.
  • The ideal candidate must be an independent person, with excellent knowledge of the Labour Relations Act.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Employment Equity Act, Skills Development Act, Labour Relations Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act and all applicable labour legislation.
  • Additionally, the suitable candidate must be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
    • Ability to work in a Bargaining environment
    • Sustain participation: Manage their own conduct and that of the groups with which they work;
    • Confl ict Management;
    • Use a wide range of risk management tools and techniques;
    • Guide groups to realistic outcomes.

APPOINTMENT: • Appointment will be made for a period of two (2) years. • The Chairperson may not serve more than two terms. • This is not a full-time appointment. • The NBF has four statutory meetings per annum and additional meetings may be convened by the Chairperson as deemed necessary by the Committee

REMUNERATION: • Remuneration will be in accordance with rates as determined by National Treasury as well as the approved NHBRC Remuneration Policy and Procedure. • Schedules in this regard are issued annually with specifi c hourly or daily rates. All other refundable expenses are based on the NHBRC’s related policies in line with the National Treasury guideline.

ENQUIRIES: Please note the following contact details are for enquiries about JOB CONTENT ONLY and NOT for application purposes. Mr. Zweli Magano. Tel: (011) 317 0000

CLOSING DATE: 27 January 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please email your CV to with “Chairperson: National Bargaining Forum (NBF)” in the subject line. Applicants are informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Should you not receive any feedback from us 1 month after the closing date, kindly regard your application as unsuccessful.

Disclaimer: The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) will consider all
applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan. The NHBRC reserves the right not to make an appointment. Candidates may be subjected to appropriate assessments. Subject to satisfying the required competencies, the NHBRC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups.

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