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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Talent Programs Manager

    About the job

    To get the best candidate experience, please consider applying for a maximum of 3 roles within 12 months to ensure you are not duplicating efforts.

    Job Category Sales Job Details

    The Salesforce Economy is expected to drive 9.3 million new jobs and more than $1.6 trillion in business revenue by 2026.

    South Africa is a growing market that is expected to see 31,800 new jobs created. We need to be ready for this growth by ensuring people have the right skills to fill those jobs and we are set up to deliver customer success for the region.

    Successful candidates will be passionate about working with partners to build new & diverse talent pipelines. If you are the right candidate for our team, you enjoy building and growing talent programs, monitoring their growth, and bringing in fresh ideas and new insights. You are a strategic thinker and willing to take risks to achieve great results. You are resourceful, flexible, and open to receiving and acting on constructive feedback. Most importantly, you are entrepreneurial, enjoy working in a start-up type of environment, and thrive in ambiguity and wearing multiple, rotating hats.

    About The Role

    This person will program manage the following initiatives:

    • Working with internal and external stakeholders, e.g. department managers, employee success, Futureforce, Trailhead, universities, partners, etc. develop a strategy for how we will increase the number of Salesforce skilled individuals across Africa.

    • Coordinate marketing focused on building awareness - working with regional, Trailhead, and content teams - to develop awareness of jobs and training opportunities in the Salesforce Ecosystem. Set vision & drive execution on partnerships with diverse talent programs and events (ie: conferences).

    • Working closely with EMEA wide teams evolve and coordinate Salesforce Training Programs - Build a “talent journey” suitable for the local environments, types of learner, and job opportunities. Leverage Trailhead, and all Salesforce owned company training platforms and services, that develops the right skills and is accessible to everyone.

    • Proactively build a pipeline to recruit & support workforce development organisations and relevant education institutions - that will embed Salesforce training for roles in the Salesforce ecosystem.

    • Regular reporting and feedback collection to continually evolve programming

    • Ad hoc - We are a small and agile team, and we’re looking for a team player who will jump in and support as new opportunities arise.

    About You

    • Significant portfolio of experience designing and/or leading job seeker training programs; technical training experience preferred

    • Significant portfolio of experience building partnerships with external organizations

    • Experience and passion for working with historically underrepresented and/or or non traditional talent

    • Knowledge of/experience working in the Salesforce ecosystem highly preferred

    • Proven entrepreneurial track record of defining and delivering new initiatives; able to drive clarity in ambiguity

    • Operational excellence; able to juggle multiple competing priorities

    • Excellent spoken and written communication, including presentation skills

    • Capable of building and maintaining strong relationships with a diverse set of internal and partner constituencies, including senior level executives


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    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Salesforce on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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