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Serial No: 39382
(07/08/1989, female)
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Short Bio:

A business Improvement consultant with strong analytical and problem solving skills. Experience within various project environments specialising in technology processes and business strategy. Complete understanding and experience in BPM, Six Sigma and Lean Processes. Industry experience includes: Banking and Capital Markets, Automotive, Government, FMCG and Freight Rail.

Current location: 

Gauteng, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

Malawian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Banking Insurance and Financial Services, IT and Technology, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

canada, Caribbean, the, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Malawi, South Africa



Profile

 A resourceful Business Consultant with strong analytical and problem solving skills emanating from an engineering background

 4 years of experience within various project environments specialising in within process, technology, business strategy and decision support

 Experience with a Big 4 Audit Firm and niche IT Business Consulting

 Industry experience includes:

o Banking and Capital Markets

o Rail and Freight and Transportation

o Automotive

o Government

o FMCG (Fast moving consumer goods)

 Extensive end-to-end knowledge within process design, architecture, analysis, governance and implementation

 Complete understanding and experience in IBM BPM, Six Sigma and lean processes

 Enterprise and Business Architecture experience

 Understanding coding and programming languages (R and lingo)

 Involved in various IT Agile projects performing business analysis activities

 Recently involved in the implementation of a new process architecture and methodology at a major financial service firm

 Implemented new Business Process Architecture based on COBIT at a government institution

 Recently hasimplemented MDM (Master Data Management) process governance framework at a financial services firm

 

Education & Qualifications

 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Industrial, University of Pretoria, Cum Laude

Majors include: Operations Research, Supply chain design, SCOR, Design and analysis of experiments, Business Engineering, Quality Management, Research and Methodology and Project management

 Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial) Merit (73%), University of Pretoria 2008-2011

 Final year project: Development of a framework for business process outsourcing (passed with distinction)

 Matrix, Cornerstone College, Pretoria 2007

 IGCSE, Lilongwe private school, Malawi 2005

 

Professional Development

 Johns Hopkins Data Science Specialization, 2016

 Six Sigma Green Belt Certified (SSGBC), 2KO International, 2014

 

Achievements

 Publications: The 3 Ps that will Make your Business Succeed, (People, process and productivity): Entrepreneur Magazine, 2015. Available Online: http://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/

 Einstein Award Winner at Ovations Technology Group 2015: Company most prestigious award for outstanding performance

 National Champion(s) of the supply chain global competition “The Fresh Connection” –Represented EY Global and South Africa at the TFC 2013 Global Finals in Istanbul, Turkey. The EY team ended in 6th place out of 300+ companies and universities from across the globe that competed in the 2013 TFC supply chain challenge

 Performance Recognition; Received 2 EY coins from colleagues (including senior managers) as recognition for excellent performance during engagements and building the company brand. Obtained a top rating of 5 as an Associate 3, illustrating the highest performance appraisal amongst her peer group

 Nominated Candidate for the Scholar Laureate Program: Based on academic performance

 Member of the Golden Key International Honors Society, where membership is by invitation only. Students that are within 15% top student in the faculty are invited and receive member benefits which nclude networking and scholarships

 SA Women in Engineering Fellowship 2010; SaWomeng has an annual conference each year in which top female engineering students in South Africa are selected to attend. Students then become part of Sawomeng@ network and alumni

 

Skills Summary

 Business Architecture Design (In house TOGAF Training)

 Business Analysis (product specifications, system requirements gathering and documentation)

 Process Architecture Design

 Process methodology and governance design and implementation

 BPM workflow design

 Process engineering

 Six Sigma (Green belt) and lean process design

 Process and data and system modelling

 R Programming

 eEPC

 BPMN

 ARIS

 Visio

 Business strategy formulation

 

Career History

Ovations Technology Group,
2015-present,
Senior Consultant

Forms part of the BO (Business Optimisation) service line

Summary of completed projects and duties performed:

Client Name: The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) – present (ITaC Business Transformation Project)

 Business Process Management

 Identified and assessed core business processes within the JSE (client on-boarding, instrument on-boarding, Trading and various post trade processes)

 Delivered quick win business optimisation projects for implementation to the IT teams

 Defined the future state organisational needs, with respect to process, organisation and systems

 Held and lead visioning and as-is process discovery workshop

 Held and presented business process change management workshops

 Process and Business Architecture

 Work with the business and business analysts to continually update the process methodology and governance

 Serve as the review point for all Business Requirements Specifications (BRS) documents to ensure solutions are architecturally aligned and efficient use of existing assets.

 Collaborate with data architecture and applications architecture to align governance between teams as well as to ensure alignment of the enterprise wide architecture meta model.

 Ensure development of the business process model to a level 2 detail that correctly reflects the JSE from a process view point. Vet this with various architectures as well and General Management.

 Building of the SPARX Enterprise Architecture process repository

 Conduct impacts analysis from a process view for all new solutions as well as products and provide guidance to projects as to possible risks and impacts on the business.

 Developed an enterprise process model that reflects the value chains within the business.

 Communicate the model with senior management and business analysts to ensure the model correctly reflects the business

 Master Data Management

 Workflow design for the management of client data quality BAU activities

 Formed part of the MDM agile project delivery team. Collaborated with, developers, data architects, solutions architects to review documented functional systems requirements for the info matica tool for testing

 Delivered the MDM JSE governance process framework

 Designed the MDM governance process and data dictionary repository for the management of new enterprise data definitions to ensure that the JSE’s data elements have data governance definitions and usage standards

Client Name: The Mpumalanga Gambling Board Process Discovery Project – Process discovery and optimisation

 Identified, modelled and assessed the core business process performed within MGB by three departments, Investigations and Licencing, Gambling Control and Gambling Audit.

 Defined value chains within each Department

 Defined the as-is business processes for each department

 Defined the future state organisational needs, with respect to process, organisation and systems

 Performed a Gap analysis

 Designed To-Be business model and detailed processes

 Held and lead visioning and as-is process discovery workshops

 

Ernst and young,
2012-2015,
Senior Associate – Performance Improvement division

Formed part of the “Financial Service: Innovation, Customer and Operations” sub-service line, is also largely involved in the “Supply Chain and Operations” , “IT advisory” and “Strategic Direction” sub-service lines, all forming part of the Performance Improvement service line within the EY Advisory division.

Summary of completed projects and duties performed:

Client Name: Transnet Engineering

 Business Intelligence

 Played an active role in the development and roll out of The Africa Business Strategy for the largest Rail Transportation Company in South Africa. Was responsible for the collection of business insights in 18 African states. This involved desktop research as well as engaging with industry experts and Government officials in the shortlisted countries.

 Was responsible for producing one of the key deliverables; a database containing over 1000 entities of information that was uploaded onto the clients Business Intelligence software to assist the organisation with their “doing business in Africa” growth initiatives.

Client Name: National Skills Fund

 Public Entity Transformation

 The objective of the project was to provide assistance to the National Skills Fund – (“NSF”) to transform into a fully-fledged Schedule 3A Public Entity.

 Responsibilities included: Defining the as-is business model, gathering business requirement, communicating and improving the key requirements, principles and models that describe the NSF’s future state, setting up the enterprise architecture model in ARIS BPM software.

Client Name: UK Trade and Investment

 Public Procurement Africa, UKIT

 Conducted a detailed maturity assessment of the public procumbent system around the dimensions of technology and business processes. This was performed in the following Sub Saharan African countries: Angola, Namibia, Botswana and South Africa.

 Responsibilities included data collection exercises and gap analysis that involved travelling into the countries and holding interviews with Government officials.

 Presenting recommendation for system and process improvements to the British High Commission

 Assisting the British High Commission to prioritise perspective development projects

 

Client Name: Standard bank, Nedbank and MMI Holdings

 Process Optimization and Business Transformation

 Was actively involved in a process optimization project for one of the four major banks.

Responsibilities included the analysis and documentation of the as-is process and the design of the to-be.

 Performed work studies and requirements gathering exercises in order to assist with development of a BRS (Business requirements specification) document for a self-registration portal (a web based application).

 

Client Name: The National Treasury South Africa, South African Nursing Council

 Process analysis

 Designed the enterprise architect model using the COBIT framework for the South African Nursing Council

 Linked optimised business new business processes to the enterprise model.

 Documented policies and standard operating procedures to be used by national departments in the planning and risk management processes.

 

Client name: Kellogg’s South Africa

 Project Management

 Provided project management support for the 29 Kellogg’s continuous improvement initiatives.

Activities included: development of project charters and project plan, the tracking of project progress, production of daily status reports and weekly dashboard reporting.

 

Client Name: Toyota South Africa

 Warehouse process review and inventory analysis

 Successfully performed a process review for one of the major automotive manufactures.

Responsibilities involved analysing the end to end process of warehouse operations (receiving, dispatch, inventory management). The objective of the engagement was to identify process inefficiencies, gaps and variances, develop and present recommendations as well as the benchmarking of order fulfilment best practices.

 

Software Knowledge

 Data analytics using Tableau

 Process modelling with IBM Blueworks live

 Business process mapping with BPMN/Aris (Business process modelling notion)

 Enterprise modelling with the use of modelling tools and simulation software software such as Ms Visio, Bizagi, Lingo, simo, Arena, SPARXS Enterprise Architecture

 Quality assurance techniques, e.g. application of statistical process control techniques, control chart

 Project management activities; project planning, organising and control, scheduling and network planning, resource allocation and work division

 Computer literacy: Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms Power point, Ms Outlook, Ms Visio, Lingo08, octave 0.6, solid works, Ms Access, Bizagi business modelling tool, Arena simulation software, R Studio

 

Volunteer Work

 Fund raising committee member for Outreach Club 2006-2007

 Senior mentor, University of Pretoria

 University open day Volunteer

 Group leader for the engineering week hosted for high school students

 Junior Tukkiee at the University of Pretoria (empowerment society for high school students who wish to enroll at the university of Pretoria)

 Was involved in raising funds for Reach for dream foundation

 

References

Available on request