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Caryn Darley

Contribution Compass Profile


Value Proposition:


Caryn is the head and heart of Enshrine. She is an entrepreneurial force to be reckoned with and an avid practitioner of conscious business practices. With over 15 years of experience in recruitment, she started Enshrine in 2008. Caryn’s acute area of experience is engineering and she is comfortable working with all levels of candidates, from graduates to executives across all disciplines. She is an expert head hunter with an intuitive touch for identifying appropriate talent to position – she understands team dynamics and synergies and strives to build value chains of skills working in concert for exceptional delivery. Enshrines business is strongly referral and loyalty based, thanks to Caryn’s touch for connecting with people on a deeper level” – Lanon Carl Prigge

Location: Gauteng, Midrand

Home & other languages: English

Current & preferred industries: Staffing and Recruiting

Highest qualification type: Diploma

University: Vaal University of Technology

Discipline: Hospitality

Years of experience: More than 10 years

Gender:                                    Female

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African – dual citizenship
If dual citizenship, please specify other: British

Highest Formal Qualification:  National Diploma: Hospitality

What is your current/ most recent job title?

Enshrine Agent (Managing Member)

What is the primary purpose of this position?

To show case and Place Enshrines “World Scarce”Technical and Engineering Talent in Africa.

To be the Preferred Human Capital Management Service Provider for Engineering and Technical Leaders that are operating or have the intention to do business in Africa.

Facilitate Enshrines Agents, Candidates & Service Providers to focus on their primary purpose and core competencies and assist them to re-engineer their ideal career opportunity and create their own working environment in line with their core competencies, characteristics and what they are talented to do.

What are the core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order for you to achieve your primary purpose?

Promote, Build and Magnify our Enshrine Brand by leveraging the social media networks, technology, systems and our candidates and clients feedback.

Crystallize and fine tune Enshrines Unique Value Offer.

Facilitate that our Enshrine Agents and Service Providers are maximizing their time spent with their most important candidates and clients, and have prioritized and planned they daily and weekly activities. Our systems and processes are aligned to ensure that our Support Division (Knowledge Management, Communications and Publishing) are working in synchronicity with the Enshrines Agents priority candidates and clients in implementing and driving our marketing, resource, feedback action plans and activities for the day.

Transfer my Recruitment, Industry & Leadership Knowledge to the Enshrine Team to apply. Encourage Team Dynamics, Synergy and Chemistry.

Set an Example by living the Enshrine Brand. `For you, for me, for nature, for humanity’. Universal approach, Fair trade, Fair share, Earth care and People care:

What are some of your greatest achievements (When and how have you saved your employers time, money and resources)?

Privileged to work for three Visionary Leaders.

Hans Enderle, founder & Chairman of City Lodge Holdings,
Liz McGrath, owner of Cellars Hohenhort, The Plettenberg Bay Hotel and other International Leading Hotels.
Ingrid Kast, founder and now previous CEO of DAV Professional Placements.

Lesson’s learnt. They taught me how it feels to be treated and respected as an equal to them. How to provide exceptional service to clients and the value of training.

If you were to illuminate your skills and abilities along with your greater purpose and passions in life, how would you describe yourself?

I have an exceptional ability to sell. I have an intuitive gift to see the strengths, character and talent in an individual and the natural gift to apply the person’s skill set as a solution to a client in filling a gap.
My passion and purpose in life is to Add Value. I have aspired to be a great leader so that I can develop leaders and to multiple the Value Add to people and the environment.
My drive has been to help facilitate that people work in their flow, their natural gifts, talents and strengths, to enable them to have fun, be stretched, challenged and have a balanced life style. Spending quality time with family. Focused on their priorities to add maximum return to their shareholders.
As a child I wanted to make people’s dreams come true.
My passion is in Engineering. Our Engineers have great hearts and have the expertise and knowledge to be the change agent in Africa. To ensure that all living creatures on this planet have potable water to drink and for the future generations and that we respect and care for the environment we do not waste the earths resources.

What are the manufacturing processes/ technologies that you have experience in relevant to your ideal position/ next career steps?

Recruitment and Leadership Coaching, Social Media Brand Marketing, Identifying, Attracting and Retaining the Best Talent in Industry, Direct Sales and Marketing.

Describe your career in years of experience per sector/industry/commodity serviced:

10 years Hospitality Industry

16 years Technical and Engineering Executive Search Recruitment

Describe the kind of company you would like to work for including the culture and values it should possess:

An organisation committed to develop and inspire people to excel and achieve results that they never dream’t they could achieve.
An organisation that adds Value to People and Cares for the Earth.
Encourages a healthy balanced life style.
Develops Leaders.
Drives Team IQ
A culture of openness and Integrity.

What do you absolutely love doing?

Love to walking in the forests in Kenya with my dogs Amber and Rascal