BBBEE Manager

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Date: Apr 27, 2022

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

Responsible for strategy development and execution of all BBBEE transformation interventions across the company; ensuring that the company complies with legislative requirements and aligns to the business strategy; supporting development and implementation of the EE plan. Actively participate in the design, delivery and implementation of BEE policies, procedures and initiatives in line with legislative and compliance requirements, as well as, strategic business and HR objectives

Key Accountabilities

• Participate actively, in collaboration with the MSU Director and Executive team in the design and delivery of the BBBEE strategy that outlines key objectives, initiatives, timeframes and related costs for Steerco approval.
• Guide and assist the Group in crafting appropriate strategies and action plans to achieve the target level.

• Identify, establish, and maintain effective working relationships with the relevant stakeholders across the organisations who have a material impact on the outcomes of BBBEE in the company
• Manage and coordinate the BBBEE process in an efficient manner and guide the BBBEE stakeholders for the target levels to be achieved at operational level
• Guide all BBBEE stakeholders on the relevant codes of good practice
• Compile monthly reports for submission to assist in assessing the BBBEE status
• Conduct mini-audits across companies, at least one in addition to the actual annual verification

Compliance and Reporting:
• Educating and informing of developments on the BBBEE Codes and other sector-specific issues
• Manage the annual BBBEE verifications by the appointed verification agency
• Design and setting up relevant employee committees such as Employment Equity, Skills Development, Transformation and Diversity committees
• Assist and ensure a fair and objective nomination process for electing members to the various committees
coordinate monthly meetings of the BBBEE committee including the preparation and presentation of monthly reports on BBBEE programs to be reviewed in said meetings, as well as drafting and publication of minutes
• Conduct information sessions with BBBEE Committee to highlight major changes, concerns, strategies, action plans
• Coordinate and schedule committee annual meeting calendar

Monitoring and Evaluation:
• Conduct internal reporting including the monthly BBBEE scorecards for submission to the Executive Directors
• Review and analyse the monthly BBBEE data reports and make recommendations on corrective action
• Keep track of changes and developments in BBBEE legislation and regulations

Learning & Development:
• Assist group with WSP and ATRs for the different entities with costing reports
• Develop and manage strategies for Learnerships/ Internships/Graduate Program
• Develop individual development plans for employees in line with future manpower requirements and individual developmental needs.

Norms And Regulations:
• To take part in the development of the regulations or professional organization (s) within the framework of the national or regional organizations
• To be the expert on the regulations concerning the technical and competitive subjects of which he(she) has the responsibility
• To ensure the representation of the Group toward the official normative organizations, to respect the external constituents as well as to defend positions relayed from the internal auditors.
• To answer questions regarding N&R coming from the local team and to contribute as an expert to the compliance of the regulation
• To take note of the new normative and regulatory texts and their modifications and to create internal communications.
• To assist in the development of Tactical Plans on pertinent subjects for the region.
• Analyse the impact of regulatory changes on the business with affected stakeholders.
• Communicate systematically with product developers and other key stakeholders regarding regulations: analyses, trends, changes.


• Relevant tertiary qualification coupled with other BEE/HR/LEGAL related courses
• Experience in managing BBBEE and Transformation within a medium sized company
• 5-10 years’ experience within a similar role where BEE was the core function
•    BBBEE Code of Good Practice 
•    Business Acumen
•    ICT Policy and Legislation 
•    Employment Equity Act 
•    BEE verification process 
•    Preferential Procurement Policy Act 
•    Stakeholder Management
•    Corporate Governance Codes 
•    Corporate Governance Practice
•    Project Management 
•    Report Writing Techniques 
•    Assertiveness 
•    Presentation Techniques 
•    Effective Communication
•    Change Management
•    Influencing Techniques 
•    Business Leadership 
•    Market Leadership 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 19871