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Business Management Consultant (Business Architecture Management, ISO implementation and maintenance, Business & Strategy Development & Implementation, Agile, Waterfall & Hybrid Progamme/Project Manager, Business Portfolio Management, Change & Account Management )

About Candidate

Location

Education

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Master in Business Administration (MBA) 2006
University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa

MBA

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Management Development Programme (MDP) 2003
University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa

Management development Programme

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National Diploma: Organisation and Work Study 1993
Technikon RSA, South Africa (Now UNISA)

National Diploma: Organisation and Work Study

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Management of Change – Advance 1999
Louw Du Toit and Associates, South Africa

Change Management

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Prince2 2017
APMG International

Prince2

Work & Experience

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Programme Manager- Climate Risk Management April 2023 - Sept 2023
IQBusiness (Client: Nedbank (Climate Risk Management))

Programme Manage Nedbank’s Climate Risk Initiatives implementations throughout the Nedbank Group

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Project Manager Jan 2023 - June 2023
Petanque (Client: E-Square)

Project manage E-Square strategic projects and deliverables.

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Project Manager 2021 - 2022
Nihka Consulting (Client: South African Reserve Bank)

Led the successful design, development and migration of APEX (Oracle) data reports to SAS.

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Programme Manager 2021 - 2022
Petanque (Client: VisualFabriq and Mars, Netherlands)

- Enhanced and maintained the Marketing Events ecosystem in Q1 and Q2. - Aided customer success program office with program management, governance, and best practices. - Contributed to the delivery of transformation projects to take the client further on the Scaling Journey.

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Programme manager 2019 - 2022
Cisco, Asia

-Directed routing and switching implementation of the NTT data Centre in South Africa -Led NTT data centres automation (green fields). Following a hybrid approach, from design, development, unit testing, QA, UAT, go-live in production and hypercare.

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Business Process Architect and change Manager 2019 - 2019
Glad Africa, South Africa (client: Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA))

- Drove business growth through process re-engineering and architecture. - Delivered business process management, IT, and HR value chain and process modelling advisory services to client and project delivery. - Guided ACSA staff on BPM and IT/HR operations and transfer process modelling. - Promoted change management through gamification (bot and augmented reality)

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Programme Manager 2018 - 2018
Glad Africa, South Africa (client: City of Ekurhuleni)

- Spearheaded strategic urban development bulk projects from conception to completion. - Built and strengthened relationships with stakeholders, whilst managing portfolios. - Managed deliveries of the various project’s project managers along with overseeing budgets, risk, change requests, and resource requirement.

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Manager, Snr Manager, Independent Management Consultant & Company Director 1987 - 2017
Various Consulting Houses and Companies, Johannesburg, South Africa 1987 to 2017

Envisioned and implemented highly effective portfolio management strategy, process, and policy. Executed and coached staff on business best practices inclusive of portfolio, programme, and project management, business re-engineering, process modelling, business architecture, design, and implementation as well as monitoring and control. Steered teams by strategizing, planning, and tracking performance, skills, training budget, and deliverables; updated stakeholders accordingly. Managed recruitment and placement of permanent positions as well as contract workers for various partner companies. Key Accomplishments: ● Led and delivered numerous big projects for various companies across the globe, within time and budget. ● Managed multiple programs and portfolios for various companies. ● Set up new management consulting business units/ businesses by devising strategy and long-term plan, creating environment inclusive of resources, tools, governance, marketing, and ways of working, as well as supervising business development and contracts. ● Strengthened change management efforts, including organisational development, business readiness assessment, business benefit, and value realisation through process value stream alignment with KPAs and KPIs and staff utilisation. ● Designed, developed, executed, and monitored ISO systems for client.

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Management Consultant - Director of Company 1986 - 2023
Various Companies

Additional Experience Director/Founding Partner, Nidaba Consulting (Pty) Ltd, South Africa Business Executive: Management Sciences, Ramgoolam (Pty) Ltd, South Africa Director/Contractor, Crest Advisory Africa, South Africa Director/Founding Partner, Ishkhara Promotions, South Africa Senior Advisor & Business Process Development Specialist, Eskom Distribution, South Africa Senior Manager: Business Architecture, Modelling and Custodian for SAP Projects, Telkom SA, South Africa Manager Business Annalise, Stannic (Standard Bank SA), South Africa Manager: Business Support, Nedbank, South Africa Senior Work Study Officer and Manager O&M, Standard Bank SA, South Africa Industrial Engineer, Grinel Electronics, South Africa South Africa Government (Provincial Hospital Services, Public Works, South Africa Revenue Services, South Africa Reserve Bank, South Africa Police Services), Work study officer Part time lecturer in Organisation and Work-study (1st – 3rd years) at the University of South Africa