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  • Posted: May 10, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • KPMG is the authoritative voice in Africa - unmatched in our ability to provide excellent service to our global, regional and local clients. KPMG in Africa's footprint ensures our forward-thinking, skilled professionals understand the complexities of doing business on this continent. Our deep expertise on Africa’s contrasts and opportunities and long-s...
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    Digital HR Transformation Manager

    Description of the role and purpose of the job:

    The role will help our clients integrate functional, governance, reporting, performance insights and data, people, process and technology dimensions to co create the HR function of the future. We help our clients and their HR functions as they rebalance their priorities to make the most of a “new normal” and rethink their operating model in the face of a digital world. The focus of this role lies within our Digital HR Transformation (HRT) offering. We are looking for a Digital HR Transformation Manager to help us grow and develop our team.

    Key responsibilities:

    Manage a portfolio of clients including understanding their expectations as they navigate and solve complex business challenges in the following domains of:

    • HR functional transformation
    • Macro and Micro organisational design
    • HR Service delivery model
    • Knowledge and experience in supporting the implementation of digital and HR ERP technologies
    • Digitising HR data and information
    • Reengineering and automating HR business processes
    • Designing consumer grade employment experience
    • Grow and develop existing client portfolio with a focus on identifying opportunities for the people & change service offering, other business units and wider advisory services
    • Identify potential clients and help pursue opportunities to develop and grow the People and Change business
    • Deliver projects/scope of work as part of multidisciplinary client engagement teams in compliance with firm policies, procedures, practices and standards.
    • Serve as a project manager on medium-large projects with moderate complexity) / workstream lead / operational team member to assist clients to build agile people and change functions and embrace change.
    • Ensure effective project management and delivery within an agreed budget to achieve the required revenue and profit targets. Engage in business development initiatives, including the proactive identification of opportunities, development and presentation of winning proposals
    • Assist in building and maintaining long-term business relationships and networks to contribute to the attainment of business objectives.
    • Provide relevant technical knowledge, coaching, feedback and training to members of the team to support their personal development and career growth. Participate in internal firm initiatives as of when required.

    Skills and attributes required for the role:

    • Sales and opportunity development mindset
    • Inquisitive, enthusiastic and a drive to learn and succeed
    • Ambition to learn, development and drive change
    • Innovative and digitally minded
    • Analytical minded
    • Business acumen and commercial awareness
    • People/teams and project management
    • Client oriented with a hands-on approach
    • Sense of urgency, task ownership and accountability
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Presentation and facilitation skills

    • Minimum requirements to apply for the role (including qualifications and experience):
    • Relevant Master’s degree
    • Minimum 5 - 6 years consulting experience or 3 years management experience delivering HR consulting services with specific experience in leading medium to large digital HR transformation services.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in leading projects focused on supporting clients on the future of HR requirements and using cloud HR enablement solutions such as Workday, SuccessFactors, Oracle HCM, ServiceNow, Salesforce and Microsoft to transform the HR function.
    • Registration or membership with recognised professional bodies

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    Audit Manager

    Description of the role and purpose of the job:

    • The purpose of this role is to perform the duties of an Audit Manager. The successful applicant will be responsible for supervising audit assignments at various clients.

    Key responsibilities:

    The audit engagement manager has the operational responsibility to guide, manage and oversee the planning, staffing and supervision of audit engagements. They:

    • Provide technical, audit operational and audit quality leadership with a focus on professional scepticism.
    • Demonstrate a strong tone and culture supporting audit quality through a commitment to maintain objectivity, professional skepticism, ethics and integrity. 
    • Have the operational accountability and responsibility to drive audit quality in response to the needs of stakeholders and external regulators.

    Skills and attributes required for the role:


    • Good project management skills
    • People skills
    • Familiar with the SAICA training contract sign off requirements

    Personal attributes:

    • Self-motivated, committed, driven individuals

    Minimum requirements to apply for the role (including qualifications and experience):

    • Fully qualified Chartered Accountants with experience in the Consumer Goods industry.
    • Registered assessors in order to meet the counselling requirements of this role.

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    HR Consultant

    Description of the role and purpose of the job:

    • The Functional HR Consultant assists the Functional HR Manager/s and Strategic HR Manager with relevant transactional/administrative work that resides within the Business units e.g. collating data for HR reports, tracking performance development processes etc.
    • They provide support to the office to assist with day-to-day HR requirements and HR programs delivery in line with the Business strategy.
    • They assist line managers in forecasting and planning their talent pipeline requirements in line with the Function or Business strategy and provide BU specific HR solutions.
    • They also serve as the Learning Business partner, communicating training requirements to L&D and facilitating all information requirements between the BU and L&D.
    • They assist the Business with relevant HR transactional work that resides within the Business units.
    • They also submit HR related queries on behalf of Business e.g. recruitment, transformation, leave, timesheets etc. The HR Consultant is a custodian of the HR transactional administration in the function.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Translate strategy into Business needs
    • Enable BU Leadership to achieve strategic goals by integrating HR Strategy into BU strategy
    • Promote and support the Firm’s transformation strategy
    • Employee relations
    • Understand internal and external stakeholders and their needs
    • Deliver role requirements with a client centric approach
    • Ensure effective BU and / or Function financial management and budgeting processes
    • Create and enable an environment where colleagues thrive in a constantly changing business environment
    • Demonstrate high quality and timeous verbal and written communication

    Talent acquisition:

    • Arrange and execute a successful and sustained on-boarding programme for all new recruits from start to finish

    Talent Management:

    • Conduct exit interviews with junior colleagues and provide feedback to BU on trends and tendencies to enable positive change
    • Collate exit interview feedback for reporting purposes

    Performance Development:

    • Responsible for performance development system operations including online trouble shooting and providing system guidance to end-users
    • Monitoring users in the BU and / or Function including the de-activation of colleagues who have exited and closing out of forms for colleagues who have left
    • Monitoring compliance, e.g. goal setting and mid / year-end reviews by pulling regular reports
    • Providing feedback to the BU and / or Function on compliance
    • Assist with BU calibration logistics
    • Prioritise colleague well being
    • Promote and facilitate colleague engagement

    Learning and Development:

    • Ensure that all permanent staff have been planned on the appropriate training
    • Monitoring of mandatory training completions


    • Follow up with GO Team if secondees need to be terminated on Oracle or if secondment will be extended or offered permanent

    Recognition, reward and payroll responsibilities:

    • Promote the use of Blue Bucks
    • Timely submission of monthly payroll input i.e. Medical certificates, liaise with Exp Hire Recruiter to ensure all relevant docs are saved on iManage
    • Address payroll queries and follow-up with Payroll to ensure effective resolution

    Quality, Risk Management & Compliance:

    • Serve as a custodian for KPMG PPC (HR and L&D) Policies and Procedures
    • Drive a relentless focus on quality and excellent service
    • Drive compliance to all KPMG deadlines

    SAICA responsibilities:

    • Reporting and follow ups
    • Coordination of sign offs
    • Monitoring of SAICA compliance

    Skills and attributes required for the role:

    • Computer literacy.
    • Communication and negotiation skills.
    • Analytical/statistical skills.
    • Budget skills.
    • Learning agility.
    • Action orientation.
    • Problem solving and decision-making.
    • Project management.
    • Team leadership.
    • Client relationships.

    Personal attributes:

    • Ability to deal with conflict.
    • Extremely high level of confidentially and integrity.
    • Able to maintain a friendly, professional manner when liaising with clients, even in challenging situations.
    • Ability to multi-task.
    • The ability to build collaborative relationship with good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to colleagues with differing levels of expertise and skills while championing inclusion and diversity.
    • The ability to work well under pressure and to perform to deadlines.
    • Team player who is self-aware.
    • Strong organisation skills; a self-starter with initiative, ability to foster innovation and a common-sense approach to problem solving.
    • Sound decision making ability
    • High level of attention to detail and a desire to drive quality

    Minimum requirements to apply for the role (including qualifications and experience):

    • Minimum Diploma/ degree related field or studying towards a relevant HR qualification
    • A bachelor’s degree would be advantageous
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience working within the HR Department.

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