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What will you do?
Santam HR has an exciting role for a Head: Talent Acquisition. The main functions will be to guide the Santam group in its process of ensuring we attract and acquire the right talent. A key focus will be on the external attraction of talent and development of internal talent. Build and optimise the Santam employer brand to position us as employer of choice. Ensure talent acquisition strategies are aligned. Drive Brand awareness and reputation amongst potential employees and ensure an exceptional candidate experience. Build our social media presence and content aligned to the Santam values and EVP.
Build internal and external pipelines for all critical roles aligned to the transformation plan.
Talent mapping for a full understanding of available talent in the industry.
Drive Process and System Efficiencies
Optimise the Talent Acquisition model to ensure delivery
Drive development and retention of designated employee groups across management levels.
What will make you successful in this role?
Knowledge in all relevant legislations (EE act, LRA, Skills development act, BCEA)
A Post graduate degree
Registered Psychometrist with HPCSA (advantage)
A minimum of 8 years’ experience as a seasoned Talent Acquisition professional
Strategic planning and decision making
Leadership and management skills
Professionalism, excellent judgement, use of discretion and problem-solving abilities
Influencing and negotiation skills
Strong organisational and planning skills
High stress tolerance
Report writing skills
Ability to ‘think-out-of-the-box’ / lateral thinking
High initiative/self-starter/proactive and anticipate requirements
Keep abreast of market trends and develop and implement solutions to the acquire and attract the right talent
Knowledge and Skills
Risk and Governance Management
Leading others and resource management
Strategic Talent acquisition and retention
Organisational savvy - Contributing strategically
Manages complexity - Contributing strategically
Drives engagement - Contributing strategically
Business insight - Contributing strategically
Build a successful career with us
We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.
Cultivates innovation - Contributing strategically
Customer focus - Contributing strategically
Drives results - Contributing strategically
Collaborates - Contributing strategically
Being resilient - Contributing strategically
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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