Clicks Group Limited Graduate Program Manager

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17 Aug, 2011

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Graduate Jobs in South Africa

New Clicks Holdings is a specialist retail group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. The group operates market leading retail brands Clicks, Musica and The Body Shop, with a footprint of over 500 stores in southern Africa.

We are looking to recruit a permanent Graduate Programme Manager to work within the Human Resources department of Clicks. The role will be based at Clicks Head Office in Cape Town and will report to the Training & Development Manager.

Job Purpose:
To deliver a Pharmacist pipeline through the management of the graduate development programme
Job Objectives:
• Manage relationships with Tertiary Institutions, External Service Providers and Internal Stakeholders to enable identification of future Pharmacist Pipeline
• Manage the graduate to pharmacist lifecycle and ensure ROI
• Implement and communicate the Graduate to Pharmacist EVP in order to strengthen employee affiliation
• Manage the Marketing and PR plan for the Pharmacist Graduate Programme in order to optimise attraction of suitable bursars
• Implement appropriate Training and Development initiatives within the Graduate Programme that delivers competent and motivated people
• Ensure sound financial management of the Graduate Programme in order to maximise ROI
• Report on graduate programme efficiencies, internal and external trends in order to measure the success of the graduate programme
• Produce BI that provides information to the business in order to make future business decisions

Qualifications and Experience:
• Relevant Degree/Diploma in HR, Business or Education
• Project Management experience with a focus on education and/or career planning
Skills, Abilities and Job Related Knowledge:
• Ability to build a bursary programme that delivers a pharmacy pipeline
• Knowledge of Company Policies and Procedures
• Knowledge of Tertiary Institutions Policies and Procedures
• Knowledge of Bursary Programme Requirements
• How to conduct a presentation
• How to communicate with large and small audiences
• How to analyse trends and data
• How to plan and organise
• How to manage a team
• How to engage with multiple stakeholders
• How to negotiate with stakeholders
• How to advise and influence stakeholders
Essential Competencies:
• Adhering to Principles and Values
• Relating and Networking
• Presenting and Communicating Information
• Writing and Reporting
• Formulating Strategies and Concepts
• Planning and Organising
• Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
• Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
Closing date for applications is 30 September 2011.

We regret that not all applicants will be interviewed. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks after the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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