• Group Organisational Effectiveness Specialsit

    at Illovo Sugar

    March 2018 - at Present

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Enable sustainable strategic / organisational capabilities and implementation of change to optimise business performance Provide specialist support for strategic projects – covering organisational design, change leadership and management, organisational effectiveness levers Support the enablement and embedding of optimised strategic Operating Models Partner with the business leaders to develop and deliver project specific and / or group-wide learning and development solutions, in support of strategic initiatives / transformational programmes Support implementation of initiatives and enablers to strategic imperatives through Change leadership and Agile methodologies Partners with the senior leaders and HR providing support for strategic projects, including supporting operating model re-design, leading large and medium business wide change project Supports and advises senior leaders and HR to achieve the desired shift in culture through coordinated initiatives and touch points

  • Head of People - Sheet Street

    at Mr Price Group

    September 2012 - at Present

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Formulation of the People Strategy to support and drive the Business Strategy Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce Support leaders by providing tools, knowledge, processes, and solutions that maximize associate performance and contributions and drive business performance. Deliver and develop HR programs, services and solutions. Provide support in various HR areas which may include: recruiting, new associate onboarding and assimilation, succession planning, performance management, associate relations, talent management and OD/OE programs. Organisational Design – Restructuring, Business Process Mapping, Efficient Workflows Influence and guide leaders through controversial and/or complex situations. •Partner with the HR team, department heads to create programs designed to positively impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention of talent as well as drive the company’s culture.

  • HR Officer / HRBP

    at Unilever SA

    June 2006 - at Present

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    • Responsible for the recruitment of employees into the business area. Targeted Selection (competency based interviewing) • Manpower Planning: • Create and implement org structures in accordance with best practice, as required by functional process area• Co-ordinates succession and career planning in area of responsibility Employee Relations: • Ensures compliance with organisational policy, procedures and legal requirements • Manage and facilitate employee counseling around a wide variety of employee issues. Talent Management: • Recruitment of talent to meet functional process area requirements for current & longer term needs • Retention of key resource • Career management, succession planning, performance management facilitating internal development opportunities • Restructuring and redesigning structures and teams to merge the foods and home care businesses • Supporting the restructure of the human resources team to outsource transactional HR

  • HRBP Head KZN

    at FNB Commercial

    August 2010 - September 2012

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Work in partnership with business contributing to the integration of the HR strategy, policies and practices aligned to the business strategy. Build relationships and actively engage with business to provide HR solutions and sound recommendations. Craft an HR Plan, implement, communicate, monitor and report on progress Ensure all compliance related HR issues are pro-actively and rigorously managed. Partner with the business leaders in maintaining and monitoring the People risk, and identify potential breaches in standards Ensure that clients are aware of legislative requirements (FAIS, OHSA, BCEA, LRA, EE, Skills Development Act) Ensure monthly reports are submitted timeously and at the required level of of quality Embed Talent management processes in support of business strategy • Drive performance development and create an environment where great performances are known and their contribution valued and rewarded and poor performance managed accordingly. .

  • Regional People Support Manager

    at Pep Stores

    September 2008 - August 2010

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Recruitment and Selection Graduate Recruitment SETA Learnerships Industrial Relations: Advise line and facilitate disciplinary enquiries Hold enquiries for stock losses and incapacity Advise and facilitate grievance process Representation at CCMA for Conciliation; Con/Arb; Arbitration and Condonation Ensure process is procedurally and substantively fair Succession Planning: Bi annual testing to determine levels of staff and benchmark Conducting Development Pool Assessment Centre Identify training gaps and get employees onto the Pep Academy training Oversee training Programme for 2IC’s to ensure there is a talent pool Facilitating Leadership and soft skill courses Build capacity Reporting: Track and control budgets Statistical reporting Employment Equity reporting Manpower planning: In line with strategy for the year Employee Relations and Assistance: Building and promoting the company culture Maintaining the relationship between employee and employer


  • PROSCI Change Practitioner

    at PROSCI

    2018 - 2018 (1 year)

  • International Leadership Development Procgramme

    at GIBS

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • BA Honours Industrial Psychology

    at UNISA

    2008 - 2009 (1 year) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • B Social Science

    at University of Natal

    2000 - 2002 (2 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal


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