Senior HR Consultant: Assessments (Financial Services Provider / Recruitment / Selection / Human Resources) – Cape Town

Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted: 09-10-2017
Reference number : RSB

Job description:

A Financial Services Provider based in Cape Town is seeking a Senior HR Assessments consultant who will be accountable for leading the implementation of an Assessment strategy to ensure sound selection and development decision making, using valid and reliable psychometric assessments. 

  • Manages the assessment process and implements selection assessment strategies.
  • Implements the assessment strategy, framework and methodology for consistent application, both internally, externally and across all regions.
  • Aligns the assessment practice to defined competency frameworks and themes of work, including leadership and management competencies at all levels.
  • Researches and benchmarks best practices in assessment methods and tools.
  • Sources and develops cost-effective, on-line and valid assessment instruments, through various suppliers.
  • Manages a budget and a team of Assessment Specialists.
  • Provides thought leadership, researches and benchmarks best practices in Assessment Management.
  • Monitors and measures the implementation and impact of assessment outcomes and practices across the Group.
  • Empowers and builds HR capability to achieve Talent Assessment outcomes.
  • Manages and mitigates risks in area of accountability and ensures clean Audit, Risk and Compliance reports.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders, contract Psychologists and Assessment service providers.
  • Understands the full HR value chain and has experience integrating assessments into Learning, Performance and overall talent development.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology/Industrial Psychology (preferable)
  • Honour’s Degree in in Psychology/Industrial Psychology (required)
  • Registration as Psychometrist and/or Psychologist with the HPCSA (required)
  • At least five years’ working experience in an assessment center and recruitment environment (preferably at a similar level) of which two years should be in administering competency and psychometric assessments.
  • Experience in advising Line Managers and building HR capability around assessment governance and practice.
  • Experience in managing others.

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Robin Botha
Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Finance
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