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Human Resources Business Partner South Africa

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Position Type: Unfixed Term

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.

Our teams working across our digital transformation and information technology areas are literally changing healthcare through technology. Their various expertises are serving innovations for patients and business. Development of new solutions (hardware and software) as well as building qualitative data and insights contribute to the constant improvement of public health.

Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.



We are looking for a Local Human Resources Business Partner based in Johannesburg, South Africa who will support the achievement of business goals through planning and managing the provision of HR services, policies, and programs on a local  level. He/She will Report to the Human Resources Senior Manager Africa. 


What will your responsibilities be within bioMérieux?


  • Employee Relations: Confidently consults and advises managers and employees on all aspects of employee-related issues, including manager/employee issues, policies & procedures, misconduct, investigations, terminations, reorganizations.
  • Driving engagement
  • Driving the BMX business values / being the champion of these
  • Compensation & Benefits: Advise and support managers on local and global compensation and benefits initiatives.
  • Support managers to assist with the management of leavers, disabilities, and Worker’s Compensation. Liaise with Finance Department to ensure payroll runs smoothly.
  • Administration : manage the employee contract, creation, tracking worker (payroll changes, job codes, function, termination, ...) in the HR software.
  • Training: Understand the training/development needs of organization and act as liaison within the Africa Region to  secure appropriate training.
  • Recruitment: main contact for the Africa Region recruitment from interview to induction.
  • Management of local HR Initiative
  • HR Reporting : Track and report staffing, retention, attrition, and other necessary data to monitoring the HR data and build strategy with the Africa Region HR.


Who are you?


Knowledge and skills

  •  HR Degree (Bachelor or Master)
  • Excellent technical HR knowledge through generalist and HRBP experience 3 to 5 years’ experience within the same role
  • Good knowledge of local Labor Law
  • Fluent in both English

Talents and qualities

  • Ability to Motivate others with their infectious enthusiasm and "can do" attitude, using positive language that inspires.
  • Understands the diversity of customers in order to modify organizational and behavioral approach to achieve the best fit.
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills, including influencing and ability to encourage innovation.
  • Able to act and decide responsible with respect to the company strategy
  • Ability to advise where appropriate to help employees grow and develop in alignment with business and personal goals.
  • Experience with Top employer certification will be a plus


bioMérieux welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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