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  • Posted: May 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Massmart, Africas second-largest retail group, comprises four divisions operating in 423 stores, across 13 sub- Saharan countries. Through our widelyrecognised, differentiated retail and wholesale formats, we have leading shares in the General Merchandise, Liquor, Home Improvement, and wholesale food markets. Our key foundations of high volume, low cost, ...
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    Talent Specialist: Assessments

    Talent Assessment Support and Enablement

    • Ensures adherence to the code of professional ethics of the HPCSA and the Professional Board of Psychology by conducting psychological practice and research in accordance with the set guidelines.
    • Keep abreast of research trends, legislations and implement best practices to optimize practice and functional delivery. Further assist in contributing to the competitive edge through external networking and benchmarking in industry and national forums.
    • Support the T&L Assessment Manager in the operational running of the organization’s Assessment Centre to enable a professional and efficient practice
    • Support T&L Assessment Manager with all Talent Management Activities.
    • Assist with sourcing and developing cost-effective, on-line and valid assessment instruments, through various suppliers.
    • Training, coaching and guiding stakeholders around the ethical and optimal use of occupational assessments.
    • Support sound relationships with internal and external stakeholders and ensure stakeholder commitment &
    • perception of value of the talent activities.
    • Assessments Administration & Data Analytics             
    • Placing the candidate at the heart of the assessment design to ensure fairness.
    • Adhere to business and service provider SLA’s
    • Provide swift response and resolution to psychometrics queries
    • Analyzing job competencies and determining appropriate assessment batteries.
    • Organize, schedule and briefing candidates on assessments, providing candidates with a comprehensive understanding of the assessment process.
    • Administer and monitor assessment process end-end
    • Record/retrieve data to be used in evaluation of assessment.
    • Design, track and manage the assessment tracker and analytics, ensuring tracking and scoring of raw results onto the assessments tracker is timeous and effective, while ensuring data integrity and confidentiality is maintained at all times
    •  Implement, generate and maintain automated records and files.
    • Capture and track all assessment spend and savings
    • Capture, process and monitor all vendor applications and contracts
    • Ensure general office administration, such as filing of reports, managing records and databases, ordering assessment tools, processing invoices.
    • Feedback and Interpretation of Assessment Results
    •  Analyze results of assessments and make informed and carefully considered recommendations based on the analysis.
    • Writing integrated psychometric reports.
    • Providing comprehensive feedback and authoritative expertise to line management on the candidates’
    • psychometric results.
    •  Create and present reports & risk metrics aligned to productivity of the department, its strategic goals as well as the opportunity to improve decision making.
    • Create reports for functions and business to gain an understanding of their requirements and develop trends and themes. Provide assessment intelligence through talent analytics.
    • Mitigate risks in area of accountability, and ensure clean Audit, Risk and Compliance reports.
    • Learn, understand, apply, and communicate applicable laws, rules, regulations, procedures, and policies.

    Storing and Safe Keeping of Results

    • Ensuring the ethical use of psychometric tests including test security, confidentiality and informed consent.
    • Ensure full responsibility for all matters pertaining to psychometric assessments as the champion of the
    • Psychometric function.
    • Ensuring that access to psychometric tests and reports is highly regulated and limited to authorized individuals.


    • Promote and live the Massmart Values and Competencies.
    • Professional conduct that is in line with Massmart’s Code of Ethics.
    • Commit to driving a high performance and learning culture.
    • Take ownership, initiative and accountability for work priorities and responsibilities.
    • Ensure all work tasks and deadlines are executed timeously and above standard.
    • Identify and apply sound, fact-based problem solving techniques and criteria in setting priorities and making ethical decision-making and recommendations.
    • Consistently set challenging goals, upskill your knowledge/abilities/skillset, and seek out growth opportunities and exposure to accelerate your career development and self-awareness.
    • Adapt and learn to changing and competing work demands and environments by remaining agile, innovative and resilient.
    • Promote, engage and embrace the value of culture, diversity and inclusion in all work aspects of individuals, teams, business units and the organization.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Massmart on to apply

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

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