Culture and Engagement Officer

Port Shepstone – KwaZulu Natal – South Africa

Key Performance Areas:  The incumbent will be responsible for implementing and driving an integrated culture and engagement strategy at the Beekman Group Head Office. S/he should be able to engage, align and inspire head office employees with the company’s vision and business strategy. The role encompasses key aspects of how the company connects and relates to employees, to empower them to create the best possible customer experience. The role partners closely with the Department Ambassadors and Managers to shape , drive and deliver culture, engagement, and internal communications.
Responsibilities Include:                           
  • Support the Staff Welfare Manager to define, build and grow the company culture.
  • Lead and manage the internal engagement of the Beekman W.A.Y initiative, along with action planning and goal setting, ensuring the leadership team has access to insights that inform positive change.
  • Lead development, implementation, and assessment of strategies and programs to continuously improve engagement among our employees contributing to a high performing organisation linked to our values.
  • Build strong internal networks and drive change management, communication of culture initiatives.
  • Provide counsel, guidance and tools to managers as to best practices in communicating with employees to elevate productivity, performance and pride.
  • To influence social activity and performance update events including staff socials and guest interaction, in accordance to the resort Beekman W.A.Y Plan.
  • Design Infographics and Posters to market social events.
  • Drive the development and implementation of people recognition initiatives that are valued across the organisation at all levels and ongoing ownership.
  • Facilitate training of all staff at all levels to enforce the company culture.
  • Oversee ad-hoc projects that further enhance the employee and customer/shareholder experience.
Position Requirements:
  • 5+ Years relevant working experience.
  • Background and experience in Internal Communications.
  • Previous experience in culture building and or staff and customer engagement.
  • Previous experience in graphic design and/or online graphic design tools.
  • Proven leadership, independence of thought / action, and the ability to analyse complex problems from multiple perspectives.
  • Excellent facilitation skills.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities, produce excellent work results, and follow through on commitments.
Person Requirements:
  • Analytical & Dynamic
  • Meticulous & Performance driven
  • Resourceful
  • Self Starter
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
South Africa’s leading corporate player in the development and management of property and the leisure sector currently has the following opportunity.  In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the Group, preference shall be given, but not limited to, candidates from the designated groups.