Pollock & Associates, executive talent acquisition specialists, are experts in connecting South Africa’s brightest middle and executive management talent with the country’s most prominent employers.
With over 116 years of combined recruitment expertise, our comprehensive knowledge of recruitment and the industries in which we operate, combined with our exclusive candidate network allows us to engage our clients by adding value where it counts most - through people.
Our success to date lies in our ability to fully immerse ourselves in our clients businesses in order that we may provide appropriate counsel and right-fit talent based on our client’s individual and operational needs. Unlike many larger corporate recruitment agencies, we do not offer product-based solutions; instead we provide a creative, personal and customised service.
We understand your business goals
As a supplier, finding exceptional management talent and support staff for your organisation would be near impossible without a thorough understanding of your operational and strategic requirements. We fully immerse ourselves in the culture and practises of your organisation in order to adequately understand your business goals. We are then able to leverage off this knowledge in order to provide you with intelligent, experienced staffing counsel as well as unique, right-fit talent.
At Pollock & Associates, we believe that exceptional service is synonymous with sound personal relationships with our clients and, is something that has set us apart from larger corporates since inception. We understand the value of mutual trust and encourage it by engaging in one-on-one consultation.
Value adding enterprise
Pollock & Associates has been rated a Level 4 BBBEE Contributor, as well as, a value adding enterprise resulting in total procurement recognition Level of 100% for the calculation of the weighted BBBEE procurement spend.
Pollock & Associates understand that reducing costs in your organisation remains a priority and that the pressure is on to run lean, efficient operations. As a result, we seriously undertake to guard your budget against the cost of employing the wrong permanent staff. With this in mind, we continuously work at using the most effective recruitment methodologies in order that you get right-fit talent for your business that will drive down attrition and, that will ultimately see a return on your people investment.
Our unique talent acquisition methodology is built on a foundation of sound relationships with a longstanding, credible network. As such our database of prime talent is made up of ‘best of breed’ leaders. Furthermore these candidates are exceptional thinkers and strategists that are guaranteed to move your company forward, regardless of the department they are hired to lead. And, if we do not have an applicable candidate straight ‘off-the-cuff’, we will then hunt, pursue and seize the country’s best talent accordingly.
Talent Acquisition Methodology
Targeted sourcing strategy for each assignment
Pollock & Associates adopt international best practise and are particularly stringent when it comes to complying with all the standards set by local industry bodies. We only employ Talent Acquisition Specialists who are experts in the disciplines we operate in.
At Pollock & Associates, we develop a thorough, targeted sourcing strategy for each assignment, ensuring the best candidates for each position. In addition, we adopt a multi-faceted approach when acquiring candidates by making use of the following channels:
East Rand, Johannesburg
FMCG, Food & Beverages
• Industrial Engineering Bachelor’s Degree (3 years)• Up to 6 years’ experience (Operational Execution)• FMCG or Automotive Sector experience essential
• Excel Advanced
Accounting and Finance
Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in a similar role within a medium to large organisation with experience in financial analysis and business processes reporting and documenting
• Essential to have both - BCom Degree or equivalent and CIMA accredited• Treasury knowledge of local and foreign currency hedging• Ability to analyse, interpret and action management accounts
Sales and Marketing
• Relevant tertiary qualification• 5+ years of practical experience delivering communications products• Ability to operate in a matrix reporting structure and international exposure would be highly beneficial• Experienced and comfortable working in a large, complex organisation, someone who can roll their sleeves up and think strategically.• Creative individual who can independently create, plan, write, design and edit content across multiple platforms.
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