Vodacom is an African mobile communications company providing voice, messaging, data and converged services to around 50 million active customers. From their roots in South Africa, Vodacom has grown their operations to include networks in Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo (‘DRC’), Mozambique and
Lesotho. Vodacom is majority owned by Vodafone, one of the world’s largest mobile communications companies by revenue. Vodacom is listed on the JSE Limited with their head office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Challenges:

Vodacom is ranked as one of South Africa’s top 10 best employers to work for. The prestigious validation contributes towards reinforcing their status as an Employer of Choice. However, this challenges Vodacom to ensure that they strive to sustain their superior positioning, in order to continue providing a world class service.

Major challenges at Vodacom include - Meeting both organisational and employee needs, in conjunction with attracting and retaining talent. Being a part of the Vodafone Group, Vodacom is privileged to have access to a global network however there is still a lack of scarce and critical skills within the telecommunications sector. This is further challenged with the (EE) Employment Equity preference of candidates.

Solution:

Review and enhancement of our Talent Management practices is a key focus at Pro Ttem. The resources used to identify and attract scarce and critical skills for Vodacom SA were leveraged off from our international candidate database; as Vodacoms’ preference leans towards candidates with international exposure so as to align global expertise in accordance with Vodafone. Thus, this expands the scope of our expertise and best practices to offer cutting edge recruitment solutions to an Employer of Choice organization.

Services

  • Executive Search
  • Head hunting for scarce & critical skills
  • Reference Checks – Criminal, ITC, Credit and Employment
  • Competency based interviewing

Placements

  • Contracts Manager (Legal and Compliance)
  • Customer Acquisition (credit vetting)
  • Administrator (temp)
  • Marketing Manager
  • Various IT and Engineering positions

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