NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (NDA)
EXECUTIVE: CORPORATE SERVICES
Provide strategic leadership, directs and controls strategic functioning of the Corporate Services Directorate, which includes Human Resources Management & Development, Administration & Support Services, Information Communication Technology, and Communications and Marketing.
The position is responsible for the development and implementation of all Strategies related to Corporate Services function, e.g. HRM&D Strategy, ICT Master Plan, Communication and Marketing Strategy, etc.
Division Corporate Services
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Position location: Head Office
Number of Direct Reports: 5
Skills & Abilities
Negotiation and problem solving
Creativity & Innovation
Ability to work as a team leader
Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret and advise on the application of legislation
High levels of discretion and sensitivity
Ability to interpret international and local conditions and trends
Excellent communication skills – all aspects
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to drive and motivate change
Ability to provide sound advice at all levels
MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Strategic leadership, planning, and management.
Provide strategic leadership and management in the Corporate Services Division
Ensure operational excellence in Human Capital, Communication & Marketing, General Administration & Support Services and Information Technology
Responsible for the development and implementation of applicable Strategies/Plans that supports the National Development Agency’s Strategy, e.g. HRM&D Strategy, ICT Master Plan, etc.
Responsible for the management of individual Performance Management System.
Oversee the design and establishment of organizational structure and staffing to accomplish organizational goals.
Provide technical support to the organization in driving transformation and change management initiatives.
Responsible and accountable for the development and implementation of employment equity plan and reporting.
Oversee and advice management, employees on labour relations matters and processes.
Provide related expert advisory and consultative support services to employees at all levels of the organization, including executive, management, and frontline staff.
Assist management and employees in the interpretation and application of human resources policies, practices and guidelines
Responsible for the coordination of employee assistance and wellness in the work place.
Development, review and implementation of human resources, administrative policies and procedures.
Oversee the development and processing of employment contracts.
Ensure integrity and confidentiality of HR systems and records.
Responsible for the administration and management of employee remuneration and benefits, e.g. Key salary scale, retirement benefits, leave, etc.
Responsible and accountable for the HR Value Proposition, e. g organizational design, manpower planning, recruitment & placement, succession and retention, remuneration and benefits, training and development, performance management, etc.
Lead and coordinate negotiations and collective bargaining with organized labour (unions)
Providing leadership and guidance to the Corporate Services team including effective delegation of work, monitoring of workload, priority management to ensure all activities and service levels are maintained.
Develop sound strategic relationships with relevant stakeholders to serve the interest of the organization, e.g Unions.
Responsible for the development, implement and monitoring of the Archives/Records management system and function
Responsible for rendering of general administration support and Support services, housekeeping, printing, etc.
Ensuring that the office environment is comfortable, clean and meets the employee and associate’s needs.
Ensuring coordination and implementation of occupational health and safety programmes in the workplace.
Oversee the overall ICT activities and ensure integrity and confidentiality of ICT systems and records.
Oversee the development and deployment of new ICT solutions or developments
Ensure that the ICT governance framework and structures, and policies are in place.
Oversee the development of network technological solutions of the organization.
Provide strategic oversight of all management information systems, as well
as ensuring linkage and integration of systems, telecommunications, and related technology.
Ensure that ICT software and hardware, systems upgrades are done timeously.
Oversee the overall activities of communication and marketing function
Oversee the development of branding material for the organization
Oversee the development of publications for the organization
Manage the internal communication of the organization
Ensure coordination of participation of NDA in various platforms
Ensuring coordination of operational risk management processes and reporting.
Governance, Accountability, and reporting
Direct and ensure compliance by all with the applicable legislation and NDA policies.
Oversee the application of principles of good governance and compliance.
Ensuring that the organization applies all recommended human resources best practices.
Responsible for the compilation of divisional monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
Responsible for the management and implementation of the Departmental budget.
Monitoring and addressing non-compliance with policies and procedures.
Responsible for submission of reports to the Board and its Committees.
Responsible for people management within the Department.
Accountable for the performance management of the Department.
Management of employee benefits for the Department
Oversee all the aspects of labour relations within the Department, including disciplinary process
Determine staffing requirements for the Directorate
Direct capacity and employee development within the Department, i.e training, etc.
Ensure the implementation of the NDA human resources policies, procedures and practices within the Directorate
Establish a positive work environment within the Directorate
Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance
Accountable for general human resources management, i.e leave management, time and attendance, etc.
Identify and evaluate the risks within the Directorate and as related to the organisation's financial status, and implement measures to control those risks.
Report on the identified risks and risk management strategies.
Resolve audit queries and complete risk management reports as appropriate for the NDA and the Directorate.
KEY RELATIONSHIP INTERFACES
Internal Relationships - other than reporting lines (manager and subordinates). *
NDA Management and Staff
External Relationships (With Local/Provincial structures and other key parties, specify)
Government Departments e.g. DSD, DoL, SITA etc.
Service Providers e.g. Employee Benefits providers
Application details: Full Job profiles for these positions are available on the NDA website – www.nda.org.za. A detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), with three references must accompany the application and a fully completed application for employment form obtainable on www.nda.org.za must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will promote NDA Employment Equity targets.
NB: Use the job reference as a subject line (heading of the email application) e.g. Reference no: 2021HQECS01 for the first position. An email without the reference number as a subject/heading will be disqualified. Please ensure that the reference number is written the same way as in the advert.
Failure to submit a detailed CV, fully completed application form and comply with the application instructions above will result in the disqualification of your application.
For enquiries for the position of Executive: Corporate Services please contact Mr S Mlambo at Tel: 011 018 5632 and for Senior Manager: Human Capital Management, Executive Assistant: Office of the CEO and Administrative Assistant: Company Secretary, please contact Ms Nonhlanhla Zulu at Tel: 011 018 5523.
Should you not be contacted within two months of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application as unsuccessful. All candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks, qualification verification and competency assessment where required.
Closing date: 15 February 2021