NUPSAW is a Union established in August 1998 in terms of the Labour Relations Act, 1995. Our scope of operation is in both the Public Service and Private Sector in the entire RSA, with our Head Office situated at Success Mataitsane House, 17 Iris Street, Heatherdale, Akasia, Pretoria 0182. NUPSAW is admitted to the PSCBC and to major sectoral Bargaining Councils in the Public Service. Our primary objective is to promote and protect the interest of our members, i.e. Workers First.


            SENIOR ORGANISER – RECRUITMENT (12 Months Fixed Term Contract)

                           At GAUTENG REGIONAL OFFICE (JOHANNESBURG)

           SALARY: R249,267.84 P/A, Union Vehicle and Housing allowance



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


  • Recruitment of members with a target of a net growth of 50 members per month
  • Represent members in dispute resolution and prevention processes
  • Establishing and maintaining worker structures in branches and institutions
  • Prepare recruitment plans for approval by the Provincial Office Manager or Provincial Secretary.
  • Submit monthly reports on recruitment statistics
  • Ensure that Private sector employers submit remittance schedules to the office

       monthly for receipting  

  • Analyzing content of disputes and researching case laws and rulings to advice 
    • management and other Union officials of development, application and                                          

interpretation of labour policies, procedures, and practices.

  •   Run recruitment campaigns and events in the province
  •   Ability to design and implement projects/programmes in relation to the union.
  •   Ensure proper processing of cancellations are adhered to, to avoid double deductions 

Provide support to the Union

  •  Giving guidance and assistance to Organisers at the province level.
  • Train Organisers and shop stewards on recruitment run recruitment campaigns and events in the province



  • Three-year National Diploma (NQF 6) in Labour Relations or equivalent qualification

with a minimum of 3 to 5 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 license 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: 4 April 2023