SALARY: R201,909.12 P/A, Union Vehicle and Housing allowance          


To recruit, organize and provide an effective service to members on all Labour related matters.


  • Recruitment of new members.
  • Marketing of the Union to potential members both individually and in institutions.
  • Servicing of existing members and advising them of their rights in terms of the relevant pieces of labour legislations.
  • Set up and running of recruitment campaigns in the province.
  • Representing and assisting members in terms of grievances, unfair labour practices and unfair dismissal disputes.
  • Capture cases on Case Management system.
  • Establishing and maintaining of worker structures in branches and institutions
  • Addressing individual and collective rights and interests of members
  • Compiling accurate reports on recruitment, cases, and meetings of the Union
  • Addressing individual and collective rights and interest issues for members.
  • Administrative and professional support to the electorate structures of the union.



  • Three-year National Diploma (NQF 6) in Labour Relations,

or equivalent qualification with a minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience in Labour Relations or Labour Law.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated interest in Trade Union movement, Bargaining Councils and dispute resolution bodies including CCMA.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant Labour Legislation and the application of case law.
  • Knowledge of collective agreements.
  • Strong organising skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in Trade Unions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to cope with a demanding workload.
  • Flexibility to travel and work irregular and unfixed hours.



  • High level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to multitask, plan and prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to manage time and resources effectively.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Computer literate with report writing skills.


– Keep abreast of latest Labour Relations Developments.

– Be available on a short notice

– Females are also encouraged to apply

Be in possession of a valid driver’s license.


Directions to Candidates:

Applicants should forward a letter of application, latest comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications, ID document and drivers licence to:

The General Secretary, National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW),:, or fax same to 086 667 8362


Applicants please note:

  • NUPSAW reserves the right not to make the appointment.
  • The interview process is guided by the principles and objectives of Employment Equity legislation.
  • A Six (06) month probationary period will apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for an interview.
  • If you are not contacted within thirty (30) days of the closing date, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.
  • NUPSAW will do criminal record and credit record checks before appointment.


Deadline for applications: 15 December 2022