I offer expertise in: Recipe/menu development Catering Staffing Food stalls Food trucks Private dining
SKILLS INLCUDE: - Strategic Planning - Negotiation - Key Account Management - Sales Management - Team Building - New Business Development - People Management KEY ACHIEVEMENT: - From August 2018 till date, I have worked to define the strategy and direction for PZ Cussons Nigeria, reorganizing the sales team to be more efficient and competitve and driving performance by closing the gaps on target achievment month on month. This was done via making Sales execution the central hub around which the defined sales strategy revolve, where the sales team is aligned with the overall corporate goals. I focused the team to optimise all sales channels by closing the gap between the overall business strategy and day-to-day field implementation. We built and nurtured the right sales channels, implementing the operational structure, system processes, and cultural values critical to a long term and sustainable revenue growth for PZ. - Prior to been in PZ, I have been instrumental in setting up the Mainstream spirits Route To Market for Guinness Nigeria and achieving targets & Profitability for 3 consecutive years as well as doubling the key account business for Guinness Nigeria year on year.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Head of Business Operations Peruzi Africa ( Pty) Limited Feb 2019 – Nov 2019 Head of Contents Spice VAS Africa Pte Ltd Oct 2016 – 2017 Corporate Key Account Manager MIC Tanzania ( Tigo ) Jul 2014 – Oct 2016 Vodacom Tanzania Limited Account Manager Jul 2013 – Jul 2014 Service Delivery Executive Dec 2012 Sales Executive Oct 2011 – Nov 2012 Ag .Project Administrator & Data Support 2010 – May 2011 IT Consultant Cyberjuniour.net Aug 2007 – Mar 2008 _____________________________________________ AWARDS: - Most Supportive Man STARQT AWARDS in South Africa for his contribution and support towards young Africans talents – 2019 - Nominated as Best African Talent/Artist Managers in USA competing with top African artist managers - 2019
I can help you define and create your talent strategy for Africa to ensure you recruit the best talent for your business in the continent. Skills: Employee Engagement Recruitment Employee Relations HR Strategy and Innovation Talent Management HR Business Partnering
Anita has significant HR experience across Africa in various industries. Work Experience: March 2018 to date: HR Consultant, Fan Milk (A Danone fully owned business entity) Ghana & West Africa Jan 2016 to Feb 2018: HR Consultant, Promont Group, Côte d’Ivoire March 2016 – November 2017: Part-time HR & Communications Lecturer, IBM-T, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire May 2005 - January 2016: CFAO Group Oct 2014 till Jan 2016: Human Resource Director, CFAO AES, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire July 2012 to Sept 2014: Group Human Resource Manager, CFAO Nigeria, Lagos May 2005 to June 2012: Human Resource Manager, CFAO Ghana Ltd, Accra, Ghana Professional Training & Activities • Private Coaching sessions for Business Leaders and HRM Specialists • Run seminars using the Psychology of Attention principles for companies • Lectured an HR MBA class at a Bilingual Higher Education Institute in Côte d’Ivoire • Wrote and thought Leadership Course series for newly qualified graduates in Ghana and Nigeria • Wrote articles for publication in the HR Africa Newsletter • Wrote industry stories for publication in the Financial Times newspaper
Career History: Professional Date: April 2018 – present Sabbatical (Studying) Date: April 2016 – April 2018 Company: Fragomen, Johannesburg Role: Senior Advisor - Marketing & Corporate Compliance Date: August 2013 – April 2016 Company: Fragomen, Johannesburg Role: Senior Advisor - Government Strategies & Corporate Compliance Date: April 2012 – March 2013 Company: Standard Bank, Johannesburg Role: Global Mobility Consultant Date: July 2010 – October 2011 Company: Baker Hughes, Cape Town Role: Global Mobility Representative - Sub-Saharan Africa Date: February 2009 – June 2009 Company: Nomura International Plc, London Role: Expat coordinator (contract) Date: January 2007 – December 2008 Company: BP, London Role: International Mobility Advisor Date: October 2004 – January 2007 Company: DHL Express (UK) Limited, London Role: Reward & Recognition Advisor
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Employee communication and engagement strategist | Founder Red Crane Consulting (Pty) Ltd May 2020 – Present People Projects Director, Africa AB InBev Africa August 2019 - 31 December 2019 Internal Communications Director, Africa AB InBev Africa January 2017 – August 2019 Led employee communication, engagement and employee experience for around 14 000 employees across 12 African markets: (South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ghana and Mauritius) Internal Communications Manager The South African Breweries (Pty) Ltd June 2008 – December 2016 Meropa Communications Divisional Manager – Private Sector June 2007 – June 2008 Senior Consultant November 2005 – June 2007 Account Director Kilimanjaro Communication Management Consultants November 2003 – November 2005 Account Manager, Microsoft Onsite Team Text100 Public Relations November 2000 – October 2003 Highlight: Wrote the keynote address for Microsoft Founder Bill Gates on the company’s 10th anniversary in South Africa. The address was recorded in the US and played during a celebratory gala dinner. Additional: Served as chairperson - SAB Medical Aid Scheme Board of Trustees