We are looking to employ an experienced manager with strong business management skills to lead the Creative Services unit of Deloitte Southern Africa, which serves as an in-house graphic design capability.
The position will be based in Woodmead, Sandton, but the incumbent, and the members of the Creative Services team, will work on national and international projects in support of our winning business professionals and brand development specialists.
The highest standards of quality will be expected in the consistent execution of our international brand guidelines. The team constitutes graphic design specialists who work on state-of-the art equipment and compete comfortably at international standards.
The Creative Services unit reports to the Communication and Brand function, which forms part of the Clients & Industries capability of the firm.
Deloitte is looking for a senior manager to lead a dynamic team of graphic designers in the execution of the winning business and brand strategies of the firm. The team also includes a commercialization, administrative, workflow/traffic and production function.
The ideal candidate will be reporting to the Communication and Brand leader, and has strong production management, administrative and business skills, combined with a flair for the creative. The candidate should possess excellent people management skills and be equipped with the ability to manage competing priorities in a highly demanding, but rewarding, environment. The candidate will form part of the leadership team of the Communication and Brand function.
The candidate will be responsible for setting the strategy of the Creative Services unit, managing the day-to-day productivity of the staff in that team, building and managing relationships with leaders across the business, as well as vendors, and building the reputation of the Creative Services unit within the business. He/she will also be responsible for rolling out a brand awareness training strategy for staff in Southern Africa, and conceptualising strategies to support practitioners across the business in their consistent execution of the brand.
The candidate will be responsible for the complete commercialisation and budget management of the Creative Services unit, and ensure that effective processes for management and flow of work among creative team, and any outsourced vendor, is in place.
The key functions of this role include:
This role requires strong production management, administrative and business skills, combined with a flair for the creative.
You would need to have the following experience and technical competencies:
You would need to have the following behavioural competencies:
The following attributes would be advantageous:
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