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S. J. Marais Business Support

Principal: Samuel Marais



contact details:
  S. J. Marais Business Support
PO Box 1697 
Gauteng   1900
South Africa
tel: 082 802 0990
fax: +27 16 982 3448
mobile: 082 802 0990
email: maraisj@cyberserv.co.za


Key Services Offered:
Business Support and development.

Core Experience of Principal:
I am a senior executive with 32 years experience in HR development in the fields of mining, agriculture and manufacturing. I am a proven leader with analytical skills with an excellent track record in the following spheres:

  • Business Strategies
  • Business planning and plans
  • General Management
  • Training at all levels including technical training
  • Development of all training manuals
  • Re-designing and re-engineering projects
  • Organization development
  • Change Management
  • People and talent development
  • Development, approval and implementation of policies, procedures and systems to ensure effective utilization of people capital.
  • Negotiated and signed national agreements (organized labour).
  • Implementation of HR systems (manually and (electronically) and the successful utilization of these systems.
  • Design and development of employee handbooks
  • Design and train disciplinary systems and procedures.
  • Design and implementation of communication systems.
  • Skilled in the following labour legislation: Basic Conditions of Employment Act Labour Relations Act Employment Equity Act Manpower Training Act Skills Development Act
  • Setting up and manage structures to comply with legislation.
  • Design and implement black advancement policy which include: Fast tracker programs Graduate training programs
  • Implementation of zero based manpower planning program.
  • Developed skills analysis system to determine the skills gap, used as platform for planned training. ? Recruitment selection appointment and promotion systems and procedures.
  • Design and Implementation of performance management systems at various levels.
  • Design and Implementation of incentive bonus systems for senior and plant based employees.
  • AIDS awareness and care projects
  • Bridging education programs, used as base recruitment foundations
  • Grading systems: peromness: Bargaining Council System: Hay msl.
  • Implementation of employee assistance programs (E.A.P.)
  • Phasing out of HR departments at plant level and training plant managers to deal with HR issues.
  • Budgets and budgets management.
  • Involved in the merger of a number of companies and manage the people capital and culture change.
  • Change Management
  • Supply Chain Management

I will not waste your time. If I cannot do it I will tell you up front.


Qualifications & Accreditations:
B.Comm Hon. (Industrial Psychology) PMD UCT Registered at the Health Professionals Council as a Psycho-Technician. I served as a senior board member of 32 different companies. Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
Manufacturing, mining, agriculture, service industry. Links to pharmaceutical legal requirements in : Setting up a pharmacy Manufacturing.

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