We have a great opportunity for a BBBEE Champion to join our team in Kempton Park.
This is a role where you can really make an impact internally and externally and have the ability to really own the Transformation strategy, drive it and champion compliance.
BBBEE Champion you will develop and
implement Caterpillar BBBEE processes in alignment with the strategic direction
of the business and be responsible for the development and continuously
improvement of the BBBEE scorecard for all Caterpillar legal entities. You will use your
leadership skills to provide clear direction and support to
the pillar champions (for Management Control,
Employment Equity, Skills Development, Preferential Procurement, Enterprise
Development and Socio Economic Development) to achieve Caterpillar BBBEE goals
and will track and report on Caterpillar BBBEE performance.
By keeping abreast of regulatory and
compliance requirements, the codes of good practice and leading BBBEE
practices, you will remain an expert in your field and will communicate
frequently within the organisation to build awareness.
As BBBEEE Champion your main responsibilities will be:
- Provide leadership and
direction to the BBBEE ensuring that there is a clear focus and
co-ordination of activities in order to reach Caterpillar’s BBBEE
- Develop, implement and maintain
the BBBEE strategy aligned to the organisation’s and Caterpillar’s
strategic plan and ensure communication to all stakeholders.
- Develop and ensure that
performance standards in respect of data for measuring the necessary
aspects of BBEEE are communicated and achieved in a sustainable manner.
- Monitor Pillar Champions
performance with regards to BBBEE responsibilities, provide feedback to
their respective line managers and initiate corrective action where
- To identify, guide and direct
BBBEE compliant Enterprise Development and Socio Economic Development
initiatives in accordance with allocated budgets, including where
necessary structuring agreements with qualifying beneficiaries, liaising
and delivering the agreed strategy for these elements.
- To identify, develop, guide and
oversee the implementation and execution of Skills Development and
Employment Equity specific projects to maximise scores under these
- To provide assistance and
direction to support optimal scoring on Preferential Procurement.
- Ongoing liaison with key
departments including but not limited to: Procurement, Finance, Human
Resources and Communications to provide insight, training and support and
to optimise BBBEE activity in these areas.
- Produce reports, assessments
and information as and when required.
- Maintain BBBEE information for
audit and assessment purposes.
- Researching, promoting and
constantly keeping abreast of leading BBEEE best practices and new
- Ensure where necessary that
BBBEE matters are effectively communicated within the organisation as well
- Participate in Employment
Equity and Skills Development Committees to ensure inclusion of BBBEE
targets and requirements.
- Collation and assistance with
the verification pack for an annual BBBEE assessment
- Familiarity with new or
changing business environments in assigned areas and inform management of
the effects of these changes on particular functions. Keep
updated on new developments including governmental policies &
- The incumbent may serve as a
company-wide resource on a highly specialized area or serve multiple units
in a broader functional area and assist senior management in interpreting
and using information provided.
- Understanding the EEIP program
managed by government and ensuring Caterpillar is on track in meeting
their reporting requirements.
be considered for this role you should meet the following requirements:
- College or university degree in
relevant field – or equivalent work experience
- 5+ years of progressively
responsible job-related experience
- Strong knowledge of application
and reporting of BBBEE codes
- Familiarity with company
policies and procedures in relation to HR, supply chain management, people
relations, and South Africa governmental policies.
- Qualification in BBBEE or deep relevant experience in the subject
- Experience in implementing
complex strategies and maintaining alignment across multiple business
- Experience in governmental
- Come from a Supplier Development, Human Resources, Procurement background
- Possess relevant industry experience relatable to Caterpillar
- Experience aligning BBBEE practices and policy with dealers or partner organizations
- Strong project management skills
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.