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Thandeka Mlala
Regional Human Resources Manager , International Committee of the Red Cross
Johannesburg, South Africa
An experienced international HR Manager, Coach & Global Head of Learning & Development with over 10 years progressively responsible global INGO / UN experience in Africa, Asia & the Middle East. Extensive Change Management, Talent Management, Learning & Development and Employee relations experience in multi-cutural settings. I am ready to serve, to contribute and add value.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
I am an experienced international Human Resources Manager & certified executive coach, passionate about people empowering themselves through good career development processes such as talent management, coaching & learning and development. With more than 10 years’ global HR Management experience as Head of HR (Africa) and as a Global Learning & Development Manager, my experience spans across sub-Saharan Africa including Francophone West Africa, the Americas & recently in the Middle East based in Amman, Jordan. Extensive hands-on experience working in global companies and international organisations managing in country (local) implementation of global HR processes, HR policy advisor to employees, supervisors, Managers and Senior Management; advising, consulting with and supporting Senior Management and Line Managers on staff movements – in particular global workforce planning; leading the talent acquisition/talent management function, started a global Learning and Development department; fostered partnerships with institutions/universities for talent development programs; developed and implemented a global online induction/onboarding platform. Worked in a global petroleum company during a high-growth phase of acquisitions, thereby acquiring good HR Change management & project management skills. I am currently studying HR Data Analytics, Strategic Workforce Planning and Strategic HR metrics.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
? HR Strategy Development and implementation
? HR Change Management & Project Management
? Workforce Planning / Talent Acquisition / Talent Management / Performance Management
? Policy Development in Human Resources and in Learning & Development
? Learning and Development & Leadership Development.
? Employee Engagement
? Employee Relations Management, involving hands-on field experience in sub-saharan Africa, with direct responsibility for performing investigations into misconduct such as Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA), sexual harassment, fraud and corruption.
? Working at all levels from operations to EXCO
? Client service & Problem solving
? Implementation of HR ERP systems - SAP, Oracle, Workday
? Executive Coaching
? HR Analytics, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
? Industries worked in: FCMG, Travel,Tourism, Oil & Gas, Bank, U.N. & INGOs
Education:
Masters in Business Administration - University of KwaZulu-Natal
Bachelor of Sociology Honours - University of Zimbabwe
Higher Diploma in Labour Law - University of the Witwatersrand
Project Management - Cranefield College of Project Management, Pretoria, South Africa
Affiliations and Achievements:
DELF B2 - FRENCH
DALF C1 FRENCH DIPLOMA

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French
    Nationality:
    South Africa
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thandekamlala/
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