Specialist: Emerging Talent in Vodacom Johannesburg,Gauteng,SouthAfrica

Website Vodacom

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About the job

Role Purpose

To deliver a diverse youth talent pipeline through the planning, implementation and coordination of Emerging Talent programmes (Discover Graduate Programme, Bursary Programme & Strategic Youth Projects).

Your Responsibilities Will Include

People Planning (engagement, attraction, selection/onboarding):

Attract, recruit and engage prospective graduates and bursars in the areas of scarce and critical skills aligned to Vodacom’s capability priority and strategy.

Support the design, development and delivery of recruitment strategies such as campus activations and assessment centres

Ensure compliance to the SETA guidelines with the recruitment of and Bursars.

Alignment to BBBEE by recruiting in accordance with EAP and people with disabilities

Manage the contracting and on-boarding of new employees (graduates and bursars)

Induction and orientation of new employees

Plan and budget for Emerging Talent programmes to meet BBBEE requirements


Programme coordination of all parts of a emerging talent management workstream from identifying initial requirements through to programme delivery and embedding within the business

Roll out of the agreed Emerging Talent learning programmes to support the delivery of the BBBEE spend within the budget allocation– aligned to the overall organisational goal.

Managing the indirect expenditure budget related to Emerging Talent learning interventions

Support in facilitation of capability programmes, where necessary

Manage workplace experience (vacation work programme end to end)

Execute the Bursary progress visits on academic progress of bursary students and put interventions in place

Support strategic youth development initiatives on a national level

Benchmark of programmes and maintaining high quality standards (best practice)

Reporting on Emerging Talent learning programmes to Vodafone

Monitor the effectiveness of the recruitment campaigns and programmes for continuous improvement

Business Partner/Vendor Management

Support and ensure significant ROI for all capability programmes

Support sourcing/managing Suppliers according to the Vodacom guidelines and SLA’s

Identify academic partners supporting a digital culture of people development

Manage payments to business partners such as training suppliers, academic institutions and bursars

Build and maintain relationships with HRBP’s, relevant stakeholders in business and university career services to ensure their engagement and commitment

Manage all payment –related queries and all payments to the institution and bursary holder with third party supplier , institutions and bursars

Implement the necessary changes to the Bursary Programme administration process ( Bursary and Vacation Work contracts etc)

Managed Human Resources

Ensuring the required employment contracts are in place for fixed term workers, vacation workers, and permanent workers.

Ensuring the relevant bursary agreements are in place.


Drive absorption of Bursars into the Business

Track the absorption of Bursars and report for BBBEE points

Planning and management of graduation ceremonies

The Ideal Candidate For This Role Will Have

Must have technical/professional qualifications:

3-year relevant degree

3-5 years experience within the HR function

Talent Management exposure (beneficial)

Core Competencies, Knowledge And Experience

Knowledge of BBBEE legislation

Understanding of scarce and critical skills

HR Knowledge

Planning and organizing

Closing date for Applications: 07 October 2022.

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 organizational culture that recognizes, appreciates, and values diversity & inclusion.

Company: Vodacom

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Johannesburg,Gauteng,SouthAfrica

Application Deadline: N/A

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