Talent management

Getting the best from your people at every level when there is constant change is key to a sustainable competitive advantage. Solid strategies, processes and technology alone do not deliver a highly motivated and engaged workforce. There is a war on talent globally, so Human Resources (HR) departments must transform from their traditional role to provide value-added support in attracting and retaining key talent.




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Issues you may be facing

  • You need to get the right people with the right skills in the right roles at the right time and be in a position to get the best out of them while making sure that you create the environment in which they thrive.
  • You want to ensure successful change by involving the people impacted and enabling them to drive and sustain the business change.
  • You have to establish the control and coordination required to manage projects and programmes successfully, achieving the right business results.
  • Your reward programmes are not effective in rewarding key talent and your performance management systems are not effective in dealing with non-performance.
  • You have skill gaps combined with/or a mismatch between supply and demand for talent.
  • You are seeking benchmarks for the efficiency and effectiveness of your HR function.
  • You want managers to understand, manage and own people issues.
  • You want to structure your organisation with the right capabilities and leadership to execute the business strategy.
  • You want the organisation's culture to be a competitive advantage.
  • You need to engage and motivate a diverse workforce.
  • You are seeking effective strategies for people development and growth.
  • You find keeping people in the right places, at the right time even more challenging and demanding.
  • You need to make changes to your strategies for managing talent over the next 12 months.
  • You are challenged with costs of employee turnover, employee engagement and staff productivity.


How we can add value

Talent and business strategy alignment

Our specialists work with you to align your talent strategy with your business strategy, assess and shape your workforce supply chain, improve performance management, design employee recognition programmes, talent restructuring and leadership development.

Human Resources function

We work closely with your Human Resources function to reposition itself as a strategic value-added service to the business, developing implementation roadmaps and guiding transformation programmes.

Workforce planning

Our workforce planning specialists work with you to model best fit future human capital requirements including reviewing headcount numbers, footprint, skill sets, job categories and timing of recruitment.

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Keshava  Naidu

Keshava Naidu

Director I Africa Advisory Clients & Markets leader, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 059 7223