Senior Manager: Recruitment Pretoria Area To formulate a Recruitment tactical strategy and associated delivery...

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3 years ago

Senior Manager Recruitment

Senior Manager: Recruitment Pretoria Area
To formulate a Recruitment tactical strategy and associated delivery plans related to multiple practice areas by leading and managing and-to-end recruitment cycle for the organization to attract and retain skills in order to ensure practice integration and operational implementation through the achievement of business objectives

Job Objectives




  • Develop tactical strategy and delivery plans in support of functional objectives in partnership with leadership.

  • Direct, control, coordinate and optimise budgeted resources to meet specific objectives and deliver agreed results and productivity requirements.

  • Ensure the development and implementation of multiple practices in alignment with operational policy and procedural frameworks.

  • Identify and recommend opportunities to continuously improve all functions and systems in line with national, regional and organisational changes.

  • Plan for handling work outputs, pull together interdependent activities & specify priorities, standards & procedures to ensure tactical excellence.

  • Proactively identify interconnected problems, determine its impact and use to develop best fit alternatives; driving best practice solutions.

  • Provide periodic reports on performance against plan & progress on short-term initiatives & use to realign tactical plan and objectives appropriately.

  • Use the insights gained through integrated business reports to measure success & realign tactical strategy development objectives appropriately.

  • Recommend changes to optimise processes, systems, policies and procedures, and direct the implementation of change and innovation initiated by the organisation.

  • Collaborate on development & alignment of functional policies in support of minimum integration requirements in the business unit & organisation.

  • Contribute and drive appropriate prioritisation framework



  • Implement governance, risk and compliance policy in own practice areas to identify and manage governance and risk exposure liability.

  • Manage and or advise on the translation and application of policy in a specific functional area.



  • Create a positive work climate & culture to energise employees & give meaning to work, minimise work disruption and maximise employee productivity.

  • Develop & implement appropriate people capacity plans in line with delivery & efficiency targets, on budget & in partnership with specialised areas.

  • Plan & develop enhanced organisational efficiency by identifying and addressing development requirements & providing tools for people resources.

  • Translate performance expectations into specific metrics and goals to identify and provide effective services, solve problems and achieve objectives.



  • Implement and monitor financial control, management of costs and corporate governance in area of accountability.

  • Draw up a budget aligned to business unit delivery plans, monitor planned vs. actual, minimise expenditure and report on cost efficiency.




  • Build strong relationships and develop service level agreements that promote the company with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Manage an integrated service excellence culture, which builds rewarding relationships and provides opportunity for feedback and exceptional service.

  • Develop and ensure implementation of practices which builds service delivery excellence and encourages others to provide exceptional client service.


Behavioural Competencies

-          Accountability

-          Accurate Understanding

-          Building Sustainability

-          Championing the mandate

-          Conceptual Thinking

-          Developing others

-          Driving for Excellence

-          Fairness and Transparency

-          Honesty and Integrity

-          Influencing Others

-          Leveraging Diversity

-          Mobilising Teams

-          Problem Solving and Analysis

-          Respect

-          Trust


Technical Competencies


-          Business Acumen

-          Policy development

-          Decisiveness

-          Effective Business Communication

-          Knowledge of executive search strategies

-          Knowledge of HR  Policies, Procedures and labour market policies(legislation)

-          Managerial Budgeting

-          Planning, Management and Measurement

-          Problem diagnostic, analysis and judgement

-          Knowledge of recruitment value chain and applicable metrics

-          Knowledge of strategic HR Business Partnering with a focus on recruitment activities

-          Knowledge of strategic talent search and identification capabilities

-          Knowledge and application of recruitment tools

-          Designing interview and selection instruments


Education and experience


  • Relevant Honours Degree (NQF 8) (Human Resources) and 10-12 years’ experience in a similar environment (Human Resources and/or Recruitment) of which 3-4 years at a management level  (Recruitment environment)


  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree/Advanced Diploma (NQF7) (Human Resources) and 12 years’ experience in a similar environment (Human Resources and/or Recruitment) of which 3-4 years at a management level  (Recruitment environment)

The following will be an added advantage:

-          Knowledge of Recruitment systems

-          Knowledge of job boards (i.e. Career Junction, I Talent)

-          Previous experience in success factors

Employment Equity


African Males, African Females and People with Disabilities are targeted to fill this position.


The Employment Equity policy of the company will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process. For statistical purposes, please indicate your Equity status.


Successful candidates will be required to undertake an oath of secrecy, pre-employment screening and or vetting, and a declaration of private interest. The appointment is also subject to appropriate reference(s) and security clearance if applicable.


Please send CV's to Pippa Wahl at  using Reference PW/Jhb/Senior Manager Recruitment    -   Contact (012) 628 8300