Nicolene Di Bartolo Management Appointment’s culture of service excellence permeates every project we are entrusted with. Thorough analysis and in-depth understanding of our clients and the industries they operate in, our expertise and skills honed over decades of specialist recruitment experience and our added-value services have earned us our reputation as a leader in our field; leadership demonstrated through action.

Nicolene Di Bartolo Management Appointments is a value-driven company, our brand values of integrity, agility, tenacity and care are behaviours instilled in our company culture. We appreciate the trust our clients and candidates place in us and, in turn do all we can to exceed their expectations.

We have earned a reputation for service excellence in a highly pressurised service industry by remaining true to our values, culture and our service philosophy.

OUR SERVICE PHILOSOPHY

Adding real value

Our culture of continued learning ensures that we stay up-to-date with market and industry trends, gathering knowledge we share with clients and candidates, whether providing consultative advice, career guidance, added-value solutions such as our candidate perception surveys and employer specific surveys, employer branding consulting or our extended follow-on services.

Accuracy

Our recruitment solutions are based on accurate analysis of our clients’ needs, hereby enabling us to serve as effective professional ambassadors for their ’employer of choice’ brands. We focus our energy on providing effective and efficient solutions that respect our clients’ time and investment.

Reporting, statistics and outcomes management

We live by the belief that we are only as good as the delivery on our last assignment. We therefore, use all tools and techniques at our disposal to provide relevant client reports, evaluate our service statistics and hold ourselves accountable to outcome objectives.

Technology & systems

We have effective ICT systems to store and manage client and candidate data to ensure integrity, confidentiality, accessibility and efficiency.

OUR DIFFERENTIATORS

  • Full range of comprehensive, innovative solutions
  • Exceptional quality and experience of our team
  • Consistent professionalism and high standards in all we do
  • Industry reputation and track record proven through long-term client relationships
  • Continued learning and research for marketing and industry intelligence
  • Calibre of candidates (including large equity candidate reach)
  • Low fall-off rate and high placement ratio
  • Hands-on management
  • Extensive knowledge of eRecruitment recruitment technology
  • Extensive knowledge of effective employer branding

FUNCTIONS WE SPECIALISE IN

Nicolene Di Bartolo Management Appointments focuses on all functional levels / key disciplines at management and executive levels across a variety of industries, including but not limited to:

DISCIPLINES:

  • Commercial
  • Corporate Affairs / Communications
  • eCommerce
  • Engineering
  • Executive
  • Export
  • Finance / Accounting
  • General Management
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing / Branding / Communications
  • Production
  • Procurement
  • Sales / Business Development
  • Security
  • Technical

INDUSTRIES WE SPECIALISE IN

Since 1999, Nicolene Di Bartolo Management Appointments has acquired expertise in the following industries:

  • Aviation
  • Chemical
  • Energy & Petrochemcial
  • Engineering
  • Financial Services
  • FMCG
    • Agri
    • Beverages
    • Confectionery
    • Foods
    • Home & Personal Care
    • Liquor
    • Tobacco
  • Manufacturing
  • Packaging
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Retail
  • Shipping Services
  • Supply Chain / Logistics

OUR TEAM

NICOLENE DI BARTOLO – FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

  • 30+ years recruitment industry experience.
  • Specialised in executive search, management, specialist appointments as well as recruitment marketing and advertising.
  • Strengths: innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, consulting and client relations.

MONALISA MASIIWA – SPECIALIST CONSULTANT

  • 18 years recruitment industry experience in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
  • Specialised in project management, recruitment consulting, executive recruitment and recruitment research.
  • Strengths: cultural diversity, research, networking, client relations and delivery.

MADELEIN LOWINGS- SUPPORT CONSULTANT: RESOURCING

  • 14 years Recruitment / HR experience.
  • Strengths: business administration, recruitment and selection, response management, client and candidate engagement.

DONÉ TERBLANCHE- FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

  • 30+ years office management and financial administration experience.
  • Strengths: client and supplier relations, financial administration and cash flow management, business analytics, statistics and graphs, statutory and legal compliance.

STRUCTURED RESOURCING

Completion of professional thorough recruitment and selection process by identifying and targeting senior level management/specialist candidates nationally on a confidential basis through existing databases, industry and competitor research. Where applicable, supply a professional market findings report when presenting shortlisted candidates. This service is timeline driven.

PROPOSED SUITABILITY

  • Where confidentiality may be of utmost importance to the client.
  • More structured, tragetted resourcing strategy is required (designed exclusively for each client).
  • To identify non-active job seekers (these type of candidates do not normally respond to media advertisements or register their CV’s with recruitment agencies.)
  • Where aspects of the employer, their employer brand or job type require a sensitive or more in-depth approach.
  • Where candidates for the job type are not freely available within the market.
  • Should the client, in conjunction with sourcing candidates, require market related findings.

WHY NICOLENE DI BARTOLO MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS FOR THIS SOLUTION?

  • Our overall exposure to a network of “A” calibre management/specialist candidates.
  • Our previous successful proven track-record in identifying & targeting suitable candidates for similarly reputable clients (98% success rate).
  • Our knowledge of the candidate market, industries and job types.
  • The level of confidentiality in protecting the employer identity.
  • Our ability to search nationally through our networked infrastructure.
  • Ability to provide a market findings report.
  • 6 Month follow-up after placement, with candidate and client.

FEE STRUCTURE & GUARANTEES

Service fees apply.

Please contact us for more information on this service.

ADVERTISED SELECTION

This service includes professionally networking to identify and target senior level management/specialist candidates nationally supported by highly effective recruitment marketing campaigns on-line, social media and where applicable Corporate Display Advertisements. These campaigns are prepared by a team of HR, Recruitment, Marketing, Communication and Design specialists to focus on appealing to your target candidate market using the company’s Corporate (Employer) Brand.

PROPOSED SUITABILITY

Using corporate brand

  • When the employer brand is strong.
  • Should you wish to start building an effective employer brand, promoting the employer brand as an employer of choice.
  • To increase the brand presence, should it be a new brand or division within an organisation.
  • When the employer brand will attract the right candidates and not detract from the job type being advertised.
  • Where the client wishes to expose the career opportunity to a wider targeted audience.

Using Nicolene DI Bartolo brand

  • When confidentiality is a requirement.
  • Should the employer brand not be recognised.
  • Where sensitivity is required due to strategic, operational, unions or other complexities.
  • To protect the image of the employer brand, should the employer have already utilised their employer brand and the advertisement did not yield the results or the advert was incorrectly pitched.
  • In order to attract a wider range of interest should there be an incorrect perception of the employer or job type.
  • Should the power of the employer brand be so strong that it elicits unsuitable response.

WHY NICOLENE DI BARTOLO MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS FOR THIS SOLUTION?

Using corporate brand

  • We are a dynamic solution-driven environment that is able to effectively deliver on employer brand focused recruitment marketing and selection, by combining marketing, communications, HR and recruitment team to provide impactful results.
  • Our successful proven track record for compiling award winning Display Advertisements that provide results.
  • Our knowledge of proven effective media types within industries and job types.
  • Our respect and understanding of the importance of the employer brand.

Using Nicolene Di Bartolo brand

  • We are a dynamic solution-driven environment that is able to effectively deliver on non-employer brand focused marketing and selection, by combining our Marketing, Communications, HR and Recruitment team to provide impactful results.
  • Our successful proven track-record for compiling award winning advertisements that provide results utilising NDB branding.
  • Our reputation as a Service Provider of Choice to both clients and candidates.
  • Our knowledge of proven effective media types within industries and job types.
  • Our reputation for ensuring confidentiality to our clients.
  • Our image within the candidate market ensures that we attract “A” calibre senior level candidates.
  • 6 Month follow-up after placement, with candidate and client.

FEE STRUCTURE & GUARANTEES

Service fees apply.

Please contact us for more information on this service.

DATABASE ASSIGNMENT

Completion of professional thorough recruitment and selection process by identifying candidates through internal and external databases.

PROPOSED SUITABILITY

  • Where the available position is a key/core discipline in most organisations/industries.
  • Where the client requires an appointment as a matter of urgency.
  • To assist the client in benchmarking external candidates vs internal candidates.
  • If budget constraints are an important factor to the client.

WHY NICOLENE DI BARTOLO MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS FOR THIS SOLUTION?

  • Our extensive national CV databases of “A” calibre management/specialist candidates across all Equity Groups.
  • Extensive EE candidate base.
  • Our effective database infrastructure allows expedient service to the client.
  • Past successful placement and retention ratio with select reputable organisations utilising this solution.
  • Our reputation within the industry ensures that our database continually attracts “A” calibre candidates.
  • Our cost-effective fee structure.
  • Honest feedback and practical advice from our specialist consultants.
  • Ability and commitment to sourcing suitable candidates within a specific time-frame.
  • 6 Month follow-up after placement, with candidate and client.

FEE STRUCTURE & GUARANTEES

Service fees apply.

Please contact us for more information on this service.

Outsource Services

A comprehensive recruitment solution for clients requiring assistance with the recruitment and selection processes on-site or for larger recruitment projects that require a specialised or focused approach. Dependent on the project, we may also partner with other specialist associates.

PROPOSED SUITABILITY

  • Where the client does not have an HR Department or has limited recruitment resources within the HR department
  • Should the client want an unbiased approach to their internal or external recruitment processes
  • Should the client wish to create a climate within the organisation that promotes an unbiased perception by utilising an outsourced organisation to shortlist and facilitate recruitment processes
  • Should the client have their own eReruitment software and require the Recruitment Consultancy to utilise their database in searching for suitable candidates.
  • Should the client be restructuring department/s or the entire organisation.
  • When the client wishes to realign competencies.
  • Where appointments need to be accomplished within a specified, tight timeframe.
  • Formulation of interview guidelines for various job types.
  • Re-align or revise job specifications.
  • Formulation and conducting career, redeployment, employee assistance workshops

WHY NICOLENE DI BARTOLO MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS FOR THIS SOLUTION?

  • Our experienced and professional human resources are available to the client.
  • The time and care taken in understanding the company’s formal recruitment process, procedures and culture.
  • Our experience and understanding of eRecruitment software.
  • Our ability to conduct effective competency based interviews.
  • Due to our recruitment expertise (core function) we are able to complete HR recruitment projects timeously and effectively.
  • Our team and associates are made up of HR and Recruitment Professionals, which ensures that projects are tackled from both perspectives.
  • Due to our varied specialisation, the client can utilise Nicolene Di Bartolo on-site for management, specialist and executive appointments
  • Projects successfully completed:
    • Outsourced HR Business Partner in a global manufacturing company. We were tasked with recruiting approximately 65 technical staff – within a limited timeframe – for an entire new production plant, ready for training internationally, commissioning and dry-running of the new equipment (abroad and locally). We managed the full recruitment cycle from advertising to screening to interviewing and making recommendations to senior management. Our role was that of Principle Agent – negotiated terms and conditions and managed relationships with other recruitment agencies. We also recruited, appointed and managed a Recruitment Administrator who co-ordinated interviews, psychometric assessments and medical assessments.
    • For a global confectionery company starting their South African operation, we managed the start-up recruitment of the entire sales team (20) including Regional Sales Managers and Sales Executives located across South Africa in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal.
    • Outsourced Recruitment Manager for a global renewable energy company.  We were tasked with hiring 10 staff with specific skills sets to manage one of the first large scale renewable energy projects in SA. Our designated in-house recruiter managed relationships and negotiations with recruitment agencies, advertising, screening CVs, interviewing and recommendations to senior management.

FEE STRUCTURE & GUARANTEES

  • Based on a daily or hourly rate.
  • Uniquely designed in each instance, to effectively meet client’s needs.

Please contact us for more information on this service.