Posted time 2nd October 2023 Job type Full-time
  • Salary: R negotiable


An automotive manufacturing company based in the Eastern Cape is looking for an OD & Engagement Consultant to be based in Kariega and reporting into the Leadership Academy structure, the incumbent is responsible for developing, implementing and tracking various organisational development, culture and engagement initiatives across all levels of the organisation to drive improved levels of employee engagement.

Job Description and Responsibilities     

  • Plan and co-ordinate the execution of the annual Group barometer system survey process at the company
  • Coach and advise managers and organisational units (OU’s) on the barometer system process – including communication, preparation to review of results and team follow-up processes
  • Design and facilitate audience appropriate barometer system results discussions and team interactions for team units
  • Guide Leadership on compiling, capturing, actioning and monitoring compulsory barometer system Action Plans on the central Group barometer system] portal
  • Effectively prepare written reports and perform analyses to communicate barometer system results at various forums
  • Co-ordinate the distribution of appropriate communication plans and campaigns to ensure uniform barometer system messaging and synchronized exposure throughout the organisation, with due consideration to Group barometer system CI indicators and tonality
  • Serve as local contact and liaison with central barometer system Group network on matters related to local barometer system survey processes

Organisational Development

  • Facilitate learning, OD, culture and engagement initiatives using a variety of learning methodologies
  • Consult pro-actively with line management and organisational units to identify underlying team and organizational culture/ climate factors that may enhance or detract from the team’s group cohesion and engagement
  • Design and facilitate relevant in-house organisational culture and engagement events (e.g. team discussions, engagement workshops, away days) to grow and build employee engagement
  • Provide support to the Assessment Centre department and associated processes
  • Compile and distribute communication packages by working collaboratively with the Internal Communications department to ensure effective communication of organisational culture and engagement processes to the organisation
  • Monitor the relevant departmental budgets through forecasting, tracking and reconciling expenditure against planned spend and pro-actively following up on out-of-line situations

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Hold a formal 3 year Bachelor’s degree from a recognised tertiary institution, preferably with majors in Human Resource Management/ Industrial Psychology/ Organisational Development. Additional professional registration/ accreditation status as Industrial Psychologist and/ or certified coach will carry a distinct advantage
  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years in the field of Human Resource Management, ideally gained within one or more of the following HR fields; Training and Development, HR Consulting/ Business Partnering, Assessment and Diagnostics

Skills, Attributes & Other requirements


  • Have solid knowledge and understanding of employee engagement/ motivation methodologies, concepts, techniques and tools
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of change management processes
  • In addition to excellent verbal and written communication skills, display good interpersonal skills with strong networking, partnering and relationship-building skills
  • Model the organization’s values and demonstrate the ability to establish personal credibility quickly and build trust with colleagues and teams across all levels
  • Present with well-developed facilitation skills and exhibit a passion for team coaching
  • Present with the appropriate level of emotional maturity and have the capacity to mediate and manage conflict situations constructively
  • Present with sound project management skills and possess strong organisational and time management skills to manage parallel projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Demonstrate analytical skills with keen attention to detail
  • Have the ability to manage budgets, control financial administration and monitor expenditure
  • Display a high level of energy, work commitment, initiative and resourcefulness
  • Be a pragmatic, solution-oriented self-starter with the ability to adapt easily to changing priorities and business needs
  • Be willing and able to work outside of normal office hours in accordance with business needs/ customer area requirements
  • Be willing and able to travel locally and abroad in the ambit of the position
  • Be fully proficient in MS Office (i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet) with astute report preparation/ presentation skills

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