Talent and Capability Lead South Africa

Website Vodacom

Role Purpose

The Talent and Capability Lead South Africa role based within Human Resources.

To design and deliver a robust talent plan for South Africa, identifying opportunities for innovation, driving transformation (e.g. digital acceleration).

To drive the talent, succession planning and performance dialogue performance of Vodacom South Africa , working with the HR Business Partners and VSA HRD, and Vodacom Group Talent to delivery SA talent and PD strategies. To contribute and drive to Learning & Development strategy development and deliver operational support.

Your Responsibilities Will Include

Accountable for the development and execution of Vodacom South Africa’s Talent management strategy, policies & frameworks .

Lead key strategic talent and oversee capability (learning) initiatives (e.g. digital transformation, integrated Talent Management approach)

Gathering and analysing multiple internal and external people and organisational data sources in order to identify and deliver on future organisational talent and capability needs

Identify and develop innovative opportunities to collaborate, co-create and pilot talent delivery mechanisms, through close interface with CoEs and Markets (e.g. skill/ talent mobility policies and mechanisms)

Develop, implement and manage the execution of the South Africa’s Performance Management and Succession planning process.

Through the annual talent cycle, work with the HR Leadership and business to agree the strategic talent needs for South Africa and ensure actions are developed and executed

Work with the Vodacom Group Talent team to build local capability in unbiased assessment of Talent.

Be a trusted advisor to VSA HRD on all matters related to Talent, engagement, Spirit and Purpose. Support facilitation of SLT and E Band appointment decisions for South Africa in conjunction with Resourcing team.

Key performance indicators

Delivery of key talent initiatives such as House of Talent, and KPI’s including Diversity & Inclusion, Youth, Digital Skills, and critical JV/integration initiatives

Smooth delivery of standard talent processes (PD, succession planning, selection for talent programs)

The Ideal Candidate For This Role Will Have

Experience of Talent & leadership development and working in large complex multicultural global organizations

Proven ability to influence and build relationships at a senior level, and simultaneously across multiple stakeholder groups

Professional credibility, Emotional Intelligence, drive, and intellect to move initiatives forward.

Ability to take out ambiguity and drive simplicity across Talent and Performance activities

Hay level assessment expert used to assess senior SLT/E bands hire for fit and potential. Using this judgement to influence to EXCO level

Must Have Technical / Professional Qualifications

B Degree

Psychology background (advantageous)

Assessment Expertise (advantageous)

Closing date for Applications: 02 November 2021

The base location for this role is, Midrand, Vodacom Campus

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

To apply for this job please visit careers.vodafone.com.


To apply for this job please visit careers.vodafone.com.

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