I am highly organised, a deep thinker and always prefer to process information before making decisions, so that I can fully analyse all situations. I believe strongly in honesty, transparency and integrity. I have a unique ability to get to the know a company's operations very quickly

Experience

  • General Manager

    at Atvance Group

    August 2018 - at Present

    Gauteng

    Management and optimisation of 4 Departments Analysis of existing processes Understanding the Strategic goals and aligning processes to achieve these Design and recommendation of process adjustment Managing relationships, buy in and change management with process executors Moved 6 small companies from Sage online payroll to VIP payroll and restructured 2 of the bigger company payrolls to ensure compliance – approx. 120 ppl. Worked closely with tax consultant to update all EMP201’s and ensure compliance and obtained Tax Clearance on all companies. Design and management of company regulatory compliance register Aligned and complied with regulatory reporting Managed Accreditation staff Realigned all accreditation processes, ensured compliance thereof and prepared for renewal as applicable Risk assessment and mitigation Obtained and analysed supporting documentation for a Generic BBBEE audit and made some suggestions for improvement of scores in the various pillars.

  • Owner/Consultant

    at Willpoint Consulting

    February 2015 - August 2018

    Gauteng

    Provided Consulting services to Aquila Steel for 2 months whilst they found a replacement for me and I provided the training for the replacement Barclays Africa through The Coaching House - Change Management Consultant for Merger of 3 divisions within Barclays Catalyst Consulting – Operations Manager and HR Consultant Accountable for HR consulting to clients in the banking and retail sectors as an Associate. Ran the business across all areas of Operations, including managing 17 associates and staff, across 7 Projects, budgets, finances, project budgets, project resources, processes and procedures. Achievements: Successfully co-designed and implemented a new performance management process for a large client of approximately 400 employees, a Succession plan and critical skills matrix. Successfully re-engineered business processes to adapt for rapid business growth; implemented CRM, DropBox for Business, Office 365, Profit Participation Agreements, BB-BEE accreditation.

  • HR/Administration Manager

    at Aquila Steel

    July 2010 - January 2015

    Gauteng

    HR and Payroll function, full HR administration and management functions as well as regulatory, disciplinary and legislative functions. Office Management, Feasibility study support, Junior staff management, Monthly and quarterly reporting to Australia, IT support, JV Company Secretarial function Achievements: Responsible for the creation of a video of one of the Exploration projects for sales purposes

  • HR Executive

    at The People Business Group

    June 2008 - June 2010

    Gauteng

    Accountable for all internal HR duties for the company, including: Management responsibilities for the HR and payroll outsourcing division Managed 3 Independent HR Consultants, who represented the company at various client sites. I personally consulted to 7 different clients Managed the Payroll outsourcing division which consisted of 8 outsourced payrolls, run by 1 Payroll Administrator. Achievements: Successfully grew this division into a profitable division

  • HR Consulting and Recrutiment

    at Own Business

    September 2001 - May 2008

    Gauteng

    HR Consulting and recruitment in the Mining Industry, including: Project management of the recruitment of the entire skilled labour staff uptake for a new mine which consisted of approximately 1200 staff members. Redid all the policies and procedures taking into account international laws and rules for this new mine. Updated and verified all staff files and collated all outstanding information. Compiled contracts of employment. Various other recruitment and HR projects for smaller mines.

  • Teaching nursery school children pottery

    at Own Business

    November 1998 - February 2001

    Gauteng

    Bought an Agency for children pottery classes. Grew the business to such an extent that when I sold it in February 2001, I sold it at 300% of the initial purchase price!

  • Payroll Administrator

    at Incentive Administration Systems

    February 1998 - April 1999

    Gauteng

    Accountable for processing of outsource payrolls. After the purchase by Incentive, I was promised they would employ more staff would be given the support and backup of a Tax expert. However, none of this materialized despite two additional payrolls being taken on.

  • Sales Representative

    at Long Distance Transport

    February 1993 - December 1997

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Accountable for: Sales - transportation of goods around the country and relationship management of existing clients. Co-ordinated all arrangements and invitations for clients in the Companies shared Rugby Suite at Kings Park Stadium

  • Recruitment Consultant

    at Quest Personnel

    June 1990 - January 1993

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Recruitment for all positions in the Admin, Secretarial and Junior Accounting fields

  • Branch Manager

    at Magnum Airlines

    February 1988 - May 1990

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Started with Magnum Airlines in Ladysmith as the Branch Manager. As the only staff member, I managed two incoming and outgoing flights per day. I moved to Durban in November 1989, where they already had a Manager, so my position was downgraded slightly, however, my responsibilities increased as we handled more flights including an international flight to Swaziland, which involved dealing with Customs and Immigration. Ticketing and check-in procedures were more complicated and larger aircrafts were used for these routes. The balance of my duties remained the same.

Education

  • Ennea 5 Lens

    at Ennea International

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • Matric

    at Ladysmith High

    1982 - 1987 (5 years)

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Conversation

Hives