AA National Transformation and Diversity Manager

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6 Aug, 2012

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Vacancies South Africa

AA National Transformation and Diversity Manager


Salary to be discussed with consultant (Competitive package with full company car perks, benefits and incentives)

The employer is a large and successful listed holding group in the Automotive (Car Rental , Fleet Services . Logistics and Motor Retail Sector) requires an influential, experienced and highly professional Transformation Manager to guide the Transformation and Diversity journey in Group.

The employer is seeking an African Female, the incumbent must have a passion for driving Employment Equity by providing professional advice and support to relevant internal leaders with the objective of improving the performance of the business in achieving agreed Transformation and Diversity targets.
Expert in depth knowledge and experience of all the elements of the DTI Scorecard, EE legislation and Affirmative Action best practice is essential

The successful candidate must have:

• Bachelor’s degree in Business or in Human Resources management
• In depth knowledge of all the elements of the DTI Scorecard, EE legislation and Affirmative Action best practice
• 3-5 years of Transformation /Diversity experience at Management level
• Experience in Change Management implementations would be an advantage
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,Outlook)
• Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
• Display familiarity with the applicable LRA, BCEA, DTI and EE regulations

Your busy and challenging day will include but not limited to:

• Manage the various elements of the Transformation and Diversity role across the Automotive and Logistics Business Units
• Align and implement Transformation and Diversity processes by integrating and translating the Business Strategy into easily understood targets
• Manage the preparation and audit processes for accreditation by the appointed rating agency
• Maintain a sound and professional relationship with all Internal and External stakeholders
• Implement a sourcing program for PDI and Disabled candidates
• Implement a database of PDI and Disabled candidates
• Ensure that an inclusive and welcoming leadership culture permeates the organization
• Become the Expert advisor to the Management Boards on Transformation matters
• Contribute to the business strategy by helping business leaders to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviours and structures that facilitate Transformation and Diversity
• Support senior managers in forecasting and planning their talent pipeline requirements in line with agreed Transformation targets
• Facilitate long-term initiatives aligned with the Transformation and Diversity agenda
• Help the business unit leaders to provide PDI and disabled employees with development opportunities and ensure that they are able to meet current and future performance standards
• Understand employee opinions and anticipate their needs and concerns
• Identify new opportunities where Transformation and diversity can add value to the business
• Maintain a knowledge of progressive Transformation and Diversity practices and key trends
• Manage specific projects as determined by the Executive Board
• Develop and maintain affirmative action programs, EE regulations and DTI Scorecard accreditation
• Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of Transformation administrative and reporting processes
• When required liaise with the Department of Labour in terms of Employment Equity matters
• Maintain a cordial and professional relationship with rating agency
• Ensure that functional heads are fully trained and informed on all aspects of the DTI Scorecard and Industry Charters
• Liaise with the holding company’s Transformation Champion
Key Competencies

• Ability to built and sustain relationships
• Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people
• Self- starter with passion for delivery and performance
• Able to guide a diverse team of HR practitioners, Training specialists and Procurement champions
• Clear, comprehensive understanding of the link between Transformation and business strategy
• Ability to develop clear, actionable steps in support of an overall business strategy
• Effective team player at all levels in the organisation
• Significant knowledge of recruitment, workforce planning and talent management
• High level of attention to detail
• Strong Listening, Communication, Interpersonal and Problem solving skills
• Customer service orientation
• Strong written communication skills
• Ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organisation
• Possess personal leadership skills
• Action oriented
• Composure and excellent Time Management
• Assertiveness and ability to work under pressure
• Understanding of commercial principles

• Passion for Diversity
• Systems Thinking
• Influencing
• Business Acumen
• Comfortable with Matrix Management
• Servant Leader

If you are an influential individual with excellent Business Acumen and would like to be part of a dynamic company then please apply on line!

If you are an influential individual with excellent Business Acumen and would like to be part of a dynamic company then please email your CV to [email protected]

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