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HR Graduate - Internal Communications

The Programme 

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ in Midrand has an opportunity available for a HR Graduate (Internal Communications). The main purpose of this role will be to contribute to the development of internal communication for Dis-Chem employees. Support the delivery of creative communication concepts and organizational culture projects to drive engagement. 

What You Will Do 

  • Support the delivery of internal communication plans and ensure timeous delivery of all assigned projects. 
  • Assist with copy writing such as developing and designing content for internal communication i.e., Employee Newsletter,
  • HR Communication. 
  • Provide input into stakeholder requirements such as company announcements, meeting presentations, multimedia, key messages, talking points for distribution. 
  • Conduct research to deliver key messaging to effectively drive positive engagement to the project. 
  • Propose and conceptualize creative ideas to ensure company messaging is forward-looking and innovative. 
  • Assist with creating content and coordinating activities with the internal graphics department. 
  • Contribute to the identification and maintenance of all communication platforms. 
  • Ensure quality assurance and approval of all communication material prior to delivery. 
  • Assist with the maintenance of all Internal Communications templates and information. 
  • Adhere to the timelines outlined for all standard monthly initiatives i.e. Health Days, Religious & Observance Days. 
  • Assist the IC and Culture team to conceptualize, plan and roll-out projects and events. 
  • Assist with the implementation of tactics to increase engagement with stakeholders through various communication platforms. 
  • Participate and attend company events to compile content for internal distribution. 
  • Assist with communicating and the embedment of the Dis-Chem Culture within the organization. 
  • Support with the delivery of employee wellness initiatives and projects. 
  • Foster a positive working relationship with all Internal communications stakeholders. 
  • Work closely with various stakeholders to ensure understanding of objectives and contribute to key projects with the IC and Culture departments. 
  • Timeously drive the submission of and review of all briefs from and to the internal graphics department. 
  • Maintain consistent communication with key stakeholders (internal & external) and work closely with the Project team. 
  • Assist with the consolidation and submission of OD reports. 
  • Collaborate with the OD team to ensure all administrative requirements are adhered to and safe keeping of all proof documents and track changes. 
  • Participate in various OD projects when required to execute HR deliverables.
  • Assist with driving changes to recruitment platforms upon request. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Undergraduate qualification in Communications and/or equivalent. 
  • 0 - 1 Year Internal Communications experience. 
  • Grade 12/Matric Certificate.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.  

Essential Competencies: 

  • Knowledge of all relevant legislation. 
  • Find solutions to potential issues as well as knowing when to escalate the problem and what level to escalate it to. 
  • Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand. 
  • Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables. Interact with people effectively.  
  • Able and willing to share and receive information. 
  • Recognizes the need for procedures and follows relevant procedures. 
  • Good time management. 
  • Honest and reliable.
  • MS-Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  

Special conditions of employment: 

  • South African citizen. 
  • Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 (proof of vaccination certificate required). 
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit. 
  • Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport. 
Closed 6 months ago
Closed 6 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Communications, Human Resources

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Johannesburg (South Africa)

  • Closing Date:13th Jan 2022, 6:00 pm


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