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Professional Expertise: Lean six sigma training and deployment Change management Process excellence Business transformation Project governance Business growth advisory Talent development Performance and quality improvement Financial analysis Business process re-engineering Software acquisition
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
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: - New Product Development - Product Roll Out - Strategic Development - Business Model Design - Credit Risk Management - Operations Management - Staff Training and Mentoring PERFORMANCE MILESTONES: 1. Letshego Holdings Ltd: • Successfully increased Portfolio from $43Mn to $94.5Mn and Net Operating Margin (NOM) from (-) $1.5Mn to $5.4Mn in a span of 3years. • Put in distinguished efforts in handling product development for the credit process, including launching & rolling out the EducationFinance segment, Low Cost Housing Finance, MSME targeting “Missing Middle”, SCF Ag Finance across Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, Ghana and Mozambique within <three years. • Significantly contributed in collaborating and rolling out in Renewable energy space in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and the Biogas segment across Tanzania. __ 2. FINCA International Inc.: • Credited for successfully launching the Rural Group Lending program (focused on Agriculture activities) in both subsidiaries in FINCA Tanzania and FINCA El Salvador under USDA project and Credit Suisse project. • Built & maintained a client base of 28K with a portfolio of $3.9Mn in a single year __ 3. Arohan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd: • Imparted great contribution in pioneering MSME business across West Bengal significantly increasing customer base with delinquency rate of 0.50%. ___ 4. National Bulk Handling Corporation Ltd: • Implemented ‘concept selling’ for entire commodity management right from procurement, warehousing, bulk handling, grading, commodity care, pest management and raising finance from banks against warehouse receipt. • Recognized as the ‘Best Performer’ (quality as well as accurate reporting) ___ 5. Axis Bank Ltd: • Won the highest agriculture retail accounts in the eastern zone in 2005 – 06 with a disbursement portfolio of $9.2Mn and a delinquency of 2.25%.
Professional Experience Includes: Founder of ND Consultant Business development, training and coaching firm 2012 - Present Strategic accounts business development director Iron Mountain France 2007 - 2011 Key accounts Manager - Marketing product manager - Key accounts executive DHL Express France 2001 - 2007 Core Competencies Include: - Design and deployment of marketing and commercial development strategies - Hierarchical management of sales forces - Functional management - Transition management - Animation of sales or distribution network - Management training - Executive coaching - Study and Market analysis
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