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Specialist: Executive Search, Contract – 6 Months (Honors / Postgraduate / Talent Specialist / Acquisition), Pretoria

Pretoria, Gauteng
Role Overview
To plan and execute a specialised recruitment service in order to source suitable candidates on behalf of the Office of the Commissioner for highly specialised, senior- level and executive positions, to enable the attraction of top talent and to ensure lasting and successful placements, in order to add value to the business.
Duties & Responsibilities, KPA:
  • Develop, implement and monitor an executive search strategy and plan.
  • Seek-out and recruit highly qualified candidates for senior-level and executive jobs.
  • Collaborate with customers to get a clear view on their strategic and financial objectives and hiring needs.
  • Devise and carry out a targeted research strategy.
  • Map role criteria, define position description and document specifications.
  • Track and identify prospective candidates using a variety of channels.
  • Assess candidates to ensure qualification match, cultural fit and compatibility.
  • Conduct confidential interviews, follow-up references and check credits.
  • Champion policy frameworks and objectives with internal partners to ensure integration between functions in pursuit of strategic goals.
  • Contribute to the development of the functional operating model & alignment of the value chain to org. objectives in partnership with stakeholders.
  • Determine strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats, interpret changing social & org. environments & identify new initiatives and or systems.
  • Direct, control, coordinate & optimise resources to meet established objectives & deliver agreed results across functional areas.
  • Influence & communicate across all levels of the business to minimise resistance & ensure on-boarding of new thinking in own area.
  • Proactively identify interconnected problems, develop and model alternative solutions as well as contingency plans to resolve value chain conflicts.
  • Provide authoritative advice and guidance that supports the realisation of major divisional objectives in line with the organisations mandate.
  • Scan external environment, identify benchmarks and influence alternative operating plans or model to deliver on the objectives and mandate.
  • Set priorities to shape and structure the function by providing a framework for the achievement of longer-term objectives.
  • Use insights & knowledge gained from high-level reports to conduct abstract, conceptual & comparative analysis to define functional strategy.
  • Translate and communicate a meaningful strategic context that articulates functional purpose in relation to the organisational vision, purpose and philosophy.
  • Create the context to continuously improve all functions and systems in line with national, regional and organisational changes.
  • Provide periodic reports on performance against plan & progress on medium-term initiatives & use to realign operating plan and objectives appropriately.
  • Be responsive to change in order to influence and effectively manage associated functional acceptance.
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory changes and drive the alignment of governance, risk and compliance frameworks.
  • Ensure the consolidation of the risk profile for the area of accountability, manage critical risks and ensure feedback integration.
  • Create a positive work climate & culture to energise employees & give meaning to work, minimise work disruption and maximise employee productivity.
  • Provide leadership and direction by translating, articulating and reinforcing the vision or direction for the function.
  • Communicate strategic context that guide best practice, foster an environment of continuous learning and improved employee engagement levels.
  • Develop clear human capability and accountability frameworks within own area in support of people management strategies.
  • Ensure that the own area's strategy is adequately budgeted for through the development and implementation of a requisite budget.
  • Implement effective financial control, management of costs and corporate governance in area of accountability.
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders to ensure integrated approaches in pursuit of collective goals.
  • Define and influence relationships and service level agreements made with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Security Clearance: GOC Secret
Education & Experience Required:
Education and Experience
  • Relevant Honors / Postgraduate Diploma (NQF 8) in Human Resources or related field with 12-15 years' experience in an Executive Search function, of which 4-6 years should ideally be at a senior specialist level
Ability to:
  • To plan the work unit budget and manage income and expenditure, through responsible implementation of policies, practices and decisions, in order to achieve unit objectives effectively and efficiently
Knowledge of:
  • The recruitment value chain and applicable metrics
  • The executive search process that provides a framework from which diverse and customised strategies can be developed to successfully assist the organisation with their specific talent needs.
  • HR Policies & Procedures
Experience in:
  • Sourcing, recruiting and identifying qualified applicants across all functional areas
  • Strategic HR Business Partnering
Employment Equity
  • The Employment Equity policy will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process. For statistical purposes, please indicate your Equity status.
  • Successful candidates will be required to undertake an oath of secrecy, pre-employment screening and or vetting, and a declaration of private interest. The appointment is also subject to appropriate reference(s) and security clearance if applicable.
Benefits and Contractual information:
Start Date: Interviews will take place from the 9th of January onwards
Salary: Neg.
Duration: fixed term contract for 6 months
Position Reports to: Commissioner
Division: Office of the Commissioner
Location: Pretoria
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Michelle Muir
Senior Executive Recruitment Specialist
CA Global Africa Recruitment 
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