COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST CONSULTANT

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST CONSULTANT. TRANQUIL PASTURES HR CONSULTANCY Tranquil Pastures HR Consultancy is recruiting for two positions one based in Bushbuckridge at a client`s office and the other position based in our office in Mbombela. COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST CONSULTANT (Ref: TP04) The purpose of the position is to create an effective internal communications by increasing knowledge, build support and address new and existing concerns amongst all staff. The successful incumbent has to establish a Customer Service Centre and build public participation mechanisms for the organisation to provide a platform to engage consumers. Lastly, to strengthen the capacity of the Communications Unit to implement the Communications Plan and longer-term behaviour change management programmes. KEY PERFORMANCE AREA ` Reinforce existing formal communication structures with a special change `team briefing system` to help line management communicate to their staff ` Ensure that key messages are cascaded down through the hierarchy of the organization ` Facilitating interaction with staff, particularly to address sensitive issues such as fears about job losses ` Arrange special events for staff to inform, celebrate and motivate staff about the changes and the launch of new initiatives. In a period of change, the level of communication is advised to be significantly higher than usual and these events are intended to highlight the importance of the issues *` Enhance communication using either vertical messaging (coming from the top) and lateral messaging (when different divisions need to corroborate on the same project because they don`t have to wait for communications to come from one division to run up to the top to be filtered down to the other division) *` Develop strategic internal communication plans for organisational performance, employee engagement, and advocacy ` Establish individual strategies for measuring communication effectiveness and outcomes ` The above statements describe the general nature and level of work to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties required. A person in this position will be asked to perform other related duties as assigned or requested. KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION ` Bachelor`s degree in Public Relations, Communications and/ or Journalism ` A minimum of five years in Marketing or Communications field with proven success in a Corporate or Municipality environment. ` Strong interpersonal and human relations skills ` Exceptional independent writing skills and experience using them to develop clear, concise and key message-focused communications ` Ability to function as part of a team when drafting materials and problem solving ` Ability to build and maintain constructive relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to include senior leaders ` Ability to use project management skills for large and/or complex projects ` Ability to influence individuals positively to affect project outcomes ` Requires minimal supervision; strong independent thinker ` Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, survey and web publishing tools HUMAN RESOURCES PRATICTIONER (Ref: TP05) The main purpose of this position is to execute Human Resources (HR) administrative functions required in terms of the relevant labour legislative requirements. THE ROLE: The successful incumbent will report to the Managing Director and will oversee the Human Resource office administrative functions. The successful incumbent should perform, inter alia, the following key performance areas: KEY PERFORMANCE AREA ` Maintain appropriate HR information systems ` Maintain the effectiveness of a Performance Management system ` Implement HR policies and procedures ` Provide HR reports i.r.o. HR projects and activities ` Compliance with relevant legislative frameworks and regulations ` Co- ordinate recruitment and placement in client`s workplaces *` Co-ordinate training and development within the company and in client`s workplaces ` Employee relations, including co-ordinating disciplinary and grievance procedures ` Co-ordinate employee wellness programs ` Manage Hu Interested candidate applications should be submitted via e-mail to: [email protected] CLOSING DATE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: 15 MARCH 2019