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  • Posted: Apr 7, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Assisting Learning Manager

    To provide training and development, coordinating support to the site’s manufacturing skills strategy


    • Manages the implementation of the learning and capability building plans for teams and individuals
    • Ensure a learning strategy for inland factory and its implementation
    • Managers Learning coordinators to ensure implementation of upskilling and compliance trainings
    • Works with managers and staff to ensure that they understand the learning and capability plans
    • Provides insight on prioritization of learning and capability needs to improve performance
    • Facilitates internal learning events and workshops, delivering content as appropriate
    • Engages with managers and employees to ensure that the organisation complies always with relevant training legislations
    • Leads and facilitate internal meetings with trade unions and ensure skills development compliance
    • Supports all WCM Pillar Leaders to roll out existing programmes to the business and manage changes to ongoing programmes
    • Works with managers to ascertain and develop skills needs to drive high performance culture.
    • Networks with Expertise team (SC Academy) and externally to understand current learning trends and innovations to improve capability plans
    • Keeps up to date with legislative changes and trains and coaches’ managers, training committee members and other site learning coordinators to ensure policies are followed and risks identified. •Uses innovative technology in the capability development plans and implementation
    • Ensures site WSP/ATR compliance and accurate submission
    • Management of DG grants and recruitment and management for all programmes such as Learnerships, apprenticeship and inservice trainee programmes in line with future needs.
    • Build the relationship with the relevant SETA and ensure site accreditation for learning programmes.
    • Coordination of overall site training and development strategy for the sourcing unit
    • Provide strong support & lead for People Development pillar
    • Lead and provide guidance to the Learning Coordinator
    • Ensures compliance of and aligns site training strategy to the overall Manufacturing skills strategy and WCM programme (R2S).
    • Monitor’s progress of training implementation against site strategy.
    • Implementation and maintenance of DFOS (Digital Factory Operating System) and Buildapp to drive digital skills agenda.
    • Reports on all training activities for the site
    • Establishes and maintains a central interface between all key sub functions e.g., WCM, SHE, Q, Engineering, Operations, HR, Finance
    • Ensures compliance of use of accredited training vendors to maintain consistency and quality in delivery of training
    • Manages training budget
    • Ensures BBBEE compliance
    • Ensures training committees are entrenched and active
    • Manages learnerships on site
    • Internal stakeholders- Production departments, WCM, SHE, Q, Engineering, Corporate –nature of contact involves information sharing and advice
    • External Stakeholders-: Vendors and SETA’s


    • Degree in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Chemical/Industrial Engineering/ Learning highly preferred OR Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering OR N6/ S4 in Electrical/  Mechanical/  Instrumentation OR equivalent
    • 3years working experience in Factory Training in a Technical/ FMCG/ Manufacturing environment

    Skills Development Facilitator –SDF with strong Skills Assessments experience (or willing to study towards)

    • Manex/ WCM/TPM/ Lean Manufacturing/ Continuous Improvement and pillar lead experience preferred
    • Must have solid experience identifying and implementing training programs. Must have a wealth of experience with identifying training gaps and demonstrate how these gaps were closed
    • Must be proficient with leading training agendas and leading Learnerships/ SETA programs
    • Must have proven track record on the impact of focused Programme and Development –use of training methodologies i.e., how this has improved productivity
    • Must have experience with SETA Grant Applications
    • Must have experience with starting up and implementing a Training/ Learning and Development systems, ability to generate reports, and build a plug-in exercise accessible across the business•*Must have depth across Training Analysis
    • Strong understanding of Unions (Unionised environment) Beneficial
    • Understanding of SAQA, NQF’s, SETA’s
    • Expert knowledge of Learnerships/ Apprenticeships

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    Performance Analyst: Agile

    Performance Analyst: Agile – Durban- La Lucia

    The Performance Analytics is an advocator of data & analytics with the overall responsibility to create value through our reporting and analytics capabilities. This role is responsible for helping us build a leading-edge control tower for iOps performance management on our Africa HUB. The focus is bringing together our current streams of analytics (Local/Regional/Global) and build the data streams needed to control our operations basis leading indicators and collaborate with pillars to drive continuous improvement to prevent potential efficiency losses.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Process Excellence

    • Operations Process expertise to design and bring our analytics landscape to life
    • Co-own improvement results with market teams in E2E outcome metrics
    • Create and lead an effective data hygiene process, including troubleshooting

    Performance Management Implementation

    • Co-create the future of our analytics landscape. Take what we have, our process maps and design how we should look at leading indicators to produce effects on output metrics
    • Connect market, HUB and global teams to harness their expertise while accounting for their needs
    • Champion the CSAR effort: Consolidate, Streamline, Automate, Robotize

    System enablement support

    • Produce the analytics we need to drive system usage and no touch operations
    • Partner the functional teams for identifying opportunities to reduce manual operations

    Soft skills

    • Leadership: delivers results through others, guides, and empowers a diverse team (different locations & languages)
    • Strong analytical acumen: using available data for business judgment and decision making
    • Works well with ambiguity: is capable of absorbing a complex environment of data sources and data stakeholders to fit solutions.

    Technology Expertise:

    • The candidate must bring practical experience in generating analytics and working in a analytics teams. While he/she will be supported by some technical experts, it is strongly desired to have experience on some or all these areas:

    Advanced analytics,

    • Big data, database management, data lakes
    • PBI, Tableau
    • SAP expertise

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Operational experience in Supply Chain/Logistics : 2-4 years experience
    • Strong evidence of the distinguishing competencies as outlined above
    • Sound business background in order to appreciate the impact of their role within the broader business, and especially with reference on managing and meeting business targets/forecasts.
    • Strong Microsoft office Excel and Power Automate 
    • Strongly desired to have experience Advanced Analytics & BI
    • Tertiary degree
    • E2E  business understanding
    • Performance management
    • Data analytics
    • ERP, Pega
    • Standards of Leadership: Business Acumen; Agility; Passion for high performance, Consumer Love

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    Mechanical Engineering Graduate Job ID: R-35232

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Engineering, Manufacturing and Processing: We need to turn raw materials into finished products. In engineering, you’ll be responsible for design, operation and maintenance of our leading edge, highly automated manufacturing plants. Efficiency is key to being able to meet the demands of customers and consumers.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Completed a Tertiary Qualification in Bsc Mechanical Engineering/ BTech: Engineering: Mechanical
    • 1 – 3 years working experience within Engineering.

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    Platform Deployment Lead

    Business partnering to create & operationalise digital roadmaps and continual improvement plans to digitise our RTM & the citizen. This role will own the Platform Delivery from early concept to market deployment and grow business for our platforms . This role will in addition lead the end to end roll out of Unishop.



    • Build in conjunction with RTM team expansion plan : Direct & Indirect
    • Lead expansion onto Vodacom Super App

    Mainstream Citizen:

    • Translate business requirements and convert to technical specification requirements, tabulate risks and assumptions for outlined solution delivery.
    • Work closely with business partners & developers to create and maintain clear/concise technical documentation.
    • Lead discovery work on MVP for new platforms


    • End to End project ownership
    • Business case management


    • Establish strategies for business projects to include process changes, technology changes and business impact.
    • Utilising data to analyse product usage to identify gaps & opportunities

    Key Skills

    • Must have superior analytical, product and project management skills
    • Must have a good understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
    • Proven ability to manage, prioritize, and successfully execute multiple projects concurrently with minimal supervision
    • Self-motivated team player with the ability to work and lead in a fast paced, dynamic environment
    • Business partnering to create & operationalise digital roadmaps and continual improvement plans to digitise our RTM & the citizen. This role will own the Platform Delivery from early concept to market deployment and grow business for our platforms . This role will in addition lead the end to end roll out of Unishop (external)

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