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  • Posted: Jan 18, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Deloitte is one of the country's leading professional services firms in Southern Africa, and is dedicated to assisting companies succeed in the business environment- whether it be through our tax, audit, consulting or financial advisory services. At Deloitte, we understand that solutions are not just a static one dimensional report, but rather, an integrated...
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    Internal Client Services-Senior Consultant-Talent Advisor (Financial Advisory)

    Job Description

    Main Purpose of Job

    • To build a sustainable and mutually beneficial Talent Relationship with the Business through the provision of Top Talent as well as Talent Intelligence

    Differentiators for this specific role

    • Ensure that workforce planning forms the foundation of your operational plan, with the cooperation and insight of strategic stakeholders within your business unit.

    • Ensure that you become a trusted Talent Advisor within the Business Unit through comprehensive communication and relationship development with key stakeholders.

    • Full accountability and ownership of all vacancies within the Business Unit.

    • Full accountability and ownership for the entire recruitment process within the business unit, this includes adherence to policies and procedures.

    • With candidates provided by the sourcing team, builds a healthy and engaged talent pipeline.

    • Full utilisation of the Coordination Team

    • Through Talent Intelligence and Initiatives ensure that you are able to strategically and proactively identify and build relationships with talent pools.

    • Ensure that you are consciously and actively marketing the Talent Team, your Business Unit and Deloitte through a variety of mediums and channels, this includes but is not limited to Social Media and Networking.

    • Building talent pools and industry related talent maps

    • Sourcing / headhunting by utilising Linkedin Recruiter and other platforms (Boolean searches etc.)

    • Adheres to all policies and procedures relating to the recruitment process and the reporting thereof.

    Key Performance Areas

    Strategic Impact 

    • Supports leadership in the delivery of services to clients in line with the defined strategic objectives:

    • → Provides support to management in the implementation of change initiatives

    • → Works with team to complete work by set deadlines advising manager of any issues prior to deadlines

    • Develops relationships with peer group at client to understand their business

    • Raises effective solutions to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client 

    Client Impact: External / Internal

    • Independently delivers quality work within area of expertise, within deadlines

    • Provides client/s with sound professional advice and support on issues arising within area of expertise without reference to superior

    • Applies solutions to technical issues that arise within area of expertise, with minimal input from management

    • Proactively researches latest thought leadership within area of expertise and share with team as input to improved delivery to clients

    • Communicates regularly with both line manager and client to meet deliverable expectations in specific area of expertise 

    Operational Effectiveness

    • Proactively identifies technical problems that arise that may affect delivery and propose resolutions to address these

    • Independently delivers on designated tasks within area of expertise

    • Provides line manager with detailed reporting on status of deliverables on a regular basis

    • Manages risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies and processes

    • Reviews own work prior to submission to ensure quality and provide guidance to junior team members on quality standards

    Development/Growth of Team

    • Shares expertise and knowledge with team members 

    • Actively works to address development areas identified

    • Coaches / mentors junior team members of the team

    • May act as counsellor to junior staff within the Service Line 

    Budgets / Profitability

    • Effective use of time, equipment and resources


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Degree

    Desired Qualifications

    • Postgraduate qualification (relevant to Service Area / Business Management, etc.)

    Minimum Experience

    • 5 years’ working experience within the relevant function

    Desired Experience

    • 2 years at Consultant level within the function

    Additional Information

    Technical Competencies

    • Technical expert in specific functional area 

    • Demonstrated capability in interaction at all levels, briefing, analysis and project management skills

    • Experience in drafting and delivering presentations 

    • Good report writing skills

    • Sound financial knowledge and understanding

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

    • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills

    • Mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others 

    • Strong client delivery focus

    • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease

    • Focus on quality and risk

    • Problem solving ability

    • Good business acumen

    Method of Application

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