Executive: Leadership and Culture - 12878

Job No: 12878
Executive: Leadership and Culture
Location:  Hillcrest Durban
Reporting to: Managing Director
Direct reports: 1
Salary: Market related dependent upon experience

Our client a game-changing, independent financial services provider with the audacious goal to shift the life of every South African for the better.

  • Born free, they opened their doors in 1994
  • Have grown consistently by over 40% in the past 18 months.
  • With over 750,000 customers,
  • They are probably the most exciting company that you've never heard of!

Purpose of the Role:

To deliver on the Company strategy of building leaders to build the business by maximising senior leadership capacity. To continuously grow and drive the culture which is foundational to the Company

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the growth and development of senior leaders across the organisation (including Sales)
  • To drive the development of the culture strategy in partnership with the executive team
  • To continuously assess and refine culture
  • To design, develop and deliver the leadership platform in support of the strategic imperatives of the business
  • Leadership of the Talent Acquisition portfolio for senior roles

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

  • Proven track record in delivering successful senior leadership programs
  • High relational ability
  • Ability to translate strategy into operational plans and the execution thereof
  • Proven track record of creative solutions in Leadership and Culture
  • Extensive knowledge in application of Leadership Development
  • Ability to influence senior leadership in a dynamic and diverse environment
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively across business with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Critical thinker with a strong ability to diagnose capability gaps and identify solutions
  • Experienced facilitator who has demonstrated ability to delivery fit for purpose content and apply experiential learning techniques
  • Executive coaching experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Personal Characteristics:

  • Forward thinking
  • Inspirational Leadership style with a balance of strategic skills and strong people orientation
  • Well rounded, resilient and self-aware individual who is open to change and personal development
  • Entrepreneurial, free thinker who will challenge the status quo and push boundaries
  • Must have the capacity to grow their strategic ability
  • Confident someone who is able to hold their own with shareholders and be resilient in a demanding environment
  • Hands-on approach
  • Self-motivated
  • High Emotional Intelligence