Experience

  • Senior Manager HR Projects– Sub Sahara Africa

    at DHL

    August 2018 - at Present

    Gauteng

    • Implemented organisational structural changes, for productivity efficiency within the region • Implement a return on investment model for organisational structural changes. • Advise on labour legislation and labour matters throughout the region. • Implement and manage legal compliance, remuneration and benefits process, systems, procedures and practices. • Institute policy and benefit management processes. • Build capacity in the Human Resources department for remuneration and benefits, processes, systems and practices. • Review management of payroll and Human Resource administration as per the required standards. • Review of payroll processes, salary reviews and incentive schemes. • Review the consistency in the application of Human Resource policies, benefits and guidelines throughout the region. • Advising HR leadership of corporate governance related issues

  • Human Resources Director

    at G4S

    July 2013 - April 2018

    Gauteng

    Lead the strategic, tactical, and operational human resources function in 25 countries in the Africa division which employees 115 000 employees on the African continent Primary Focus • Develop overarching people and organisation strategy and priorities • Implement people strategy, in context of regional business plan and priorities • Implementation of and adherence to group policies and standards • Develop and utilise shared resources, expertise and tools • Provide HR support to Regional functions and Business Units and Country leaders • Manage the Regional Human Resources shared services department • Provide governance and oversight of business units • Reviews employee data to identify opportunities to drive improved business performance • Reviews business unit and country organisation to identify opportunities for efficiency improvement

  • Human Resources Director

    at Chep

    September 2005 - February 2013

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Led strategic and tactical human resources management processes for CHEP Middle East and Africa region. The role was the driving force behind the development of an environment that could grow and change through selection, assimilation, motivation, problem-solving, communication, performance management, and succession planning. The role was an integral part of the senior management team. • Acted as a strategic business partner with senior management in developing corporate strategy and long range planning to maximize the company's goals and business objectives. • Created the strategic plan/direction and managed the implementation of the company’s Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment program. • Developed and implemented the Corporate Social Investment (CSI) strategy. • Created and implemented the organizational “Wellness Strategy” throughout all plants in the Middle East and Africa region.

  • Human Resources Manager

    at Sappi

    November 1991 - August 2005

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    As a member of the senior management team, contributed to the profitability of the mill’s operation. Had overall responsibility to the general manager and head office staff for the development, provision, and maintenance of a professional specialist human resources management service. This service related to human resources, industrial relations, training and development, industrial health and personnel administration in accordance with group policies and procedures. • Planed short, medium, and long-range objectives of the department in accordance with operating unit requirements, corporate planning standards and group personnel policy, directing and ensuring a value-added service. • Directed the Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM) program to create a world-class manufacturing journey. • Monitored the industrial relations climate and maintained relationship with union officials, ensured company credibility in terms of disciplinary and grievance procedures.

Education

  • Masters Business Leadership

    at University of South Africa

    2001 - 2003 (2 years)

  • B.Comm Industrial Psychology

    at University of South Africa

    1994 - 1996 (2 years) Gauteng

  • Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management

    at University of Technology, Durban

    1990 - 1992 (2 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Diploma in Industrial Relations

    at University of South Africa

    1990 - 1990 (1 year) Gauteng

  • National Diploma in Personnel Management

    at University of Technology, Durban

    1983 - 1985 (2 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Negotiation

Hives