About Sheridan Rupert

  • Academic Level Certificate
  • Age 48 - 52 Years
  • Requested Salary 5000
  • Industry Human Resources
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About me

Qualified Skills Development Facilitator and Human Resources Professional with a 16+year career in various HR
positions in the manufacturing sector.
Targeted Selection Interviewing Skills Trainer who conducted many interviews, from graduates & apprentices
up to executive level and also trained many line managers, shop stewards and equity committee members
throughout the Nampak Group on how to conduct competency-based interviewing.
Database and Information Systems Fanatic that designed a training management database in Microsoft Access
that consolidated annual skills plans, annual training reports and BBBEE reports for the division. This was later
redesigned in SQL and rolled out to Nampak Group Divisions and Operations to store training related data, plan
& schedule training and run reports.
Committed and systems driven creative obsessed with finding solutions and developing potential in people.

Education

Experience

  • 2023 - 2012
    Nampak Glass

    Training Manager (Training Officer from 2008 to 2010)

    Contributed to Training Strategy and formulation of Training Budget.

    Skills Development Facilitator
    – Conducted skills audits and training needs assessments.
    – Developed, implemented & coordinated training programs to address skill gaps.
    – Administration – i.e. registrations, documentation & recordkeeping.
    – Collaborated with training providers & CHIETA Seta (Chemical Industries Education & Training
    Authority) to source appropriate training interventions & stay updated on trends & best practices.
    – Skills Development Reporting to show progress & comply with SETA regulations.
    – Monitored training effectiveness and return on investment (ROI).

    Succession Plan Coordinator
    – Conducted Skills Gap Analysis, coordinated assessments & mapped competencies.
    – Created career pathways & recommended employee development plans.
    – Facilitated development initiatives.
    – Collaborated with mentors in designing and implementing mentorship programs.
    – Coordinated executive coaching programme (was also recipient of programme).
    • Performance Management Support
    – Assisted in monitoring & coordinating employee performance evaluation through checklists &
    feedback to managers and employees.
    – Conducted data collection, analysis, and preparation of performance evaluation documents.

    Apprenticeship Programme Coordination and Support: fitters, electricians and millwrights.
    – Recruitment & Selection, Onboarding & Orientation
    – Programme & Training Plan Development & booking Trade Tests
    – Documentation, Recordkeeping & Reporting
    – Logbook system – guidance on usage & documenting progress; monitoring entries; working with trainers, mentors & assessors, archiving; compliance & audits.

    Recruitment and Onboarding Support
    – End2End recruitment on all levels – apprentices/ learners/ graduates up to executives.
    – Performed job matches & compatibility assessments using Thomas International PPA – provided employee feedback & personal coaching based on results.
    – Coordinated new employee onboarding, including preparing documentation & introduction packs, conducting orientation, and providing mentoring & transitional support for new hires.

    Supervised Training Centre & Technical Library
    – First line supervision to technical trainer
    – Oversaw technical training initiatives which included writing technical training manuals.
    – Travelled to Germany with technical trainer experts to complete training manuals.

    HIV/Wellness Program Coordinator
    – Assisted in developing & designing programme for World Aids Day with Wellness Committee.
    – Coordinated monthly meetings and compiled minutes.
    – Liaison between HR, EAP Coordinator, Clinic & Canteen on wellness initiatives.
    – Coordinated HIV/Wellness Program activities such as campaigns, testing etc.
    – Co-ordinated HIV awareness programme for all staff and training for HIV Peer Educators.

    Project managed ABET Training (Adult Based Education and Training)
    – English classes for Zulu speakers
    – Organised needs assessment and planned programme with provider and union
    – Enrolled learners, ordered textbooks & monitored allocated budget
    – Ran reports and evaluated effectiveness by liaising with learners and supervisors.

  • 2022 - Present
    Ulwandle HR Consultants

    HR Officer (Freelance since July 2023)

    Generalist HR

    Assisted in providing comprehensive HR solutions to diverse clients, which included printing services, events, media & advertising, retail and financial services.
    Developed & delivered induction programs which included policies & procedures, legal issues &
    performance management.
    End-to-end recruitment processes, including candidate sourcing, screening, compiling interview guides, shortlisting, conducting interviews and onboarding.
    Sourced suitable tenders, analysing project requirements, prepared tender budget & developed tender proposals.
    Sourced and captured online / processed manual South African Supplier Registrations both CSD and other.

  • 2020 - 2022
    Kirvic Logistics/ Trading

    Administrator

    Transport Administration

    Invoicing, checking proof of delivery (POD), and resolving customer queries.
    Monitored expenses related to diesel, tolls, parking, and other truck-related costs.
    Maintained accurate records and filing.

  • 2015 - 2020
    Slight Edge Events

    Entrepreneur

    Music Business Services
    – Music registration – Samro, Risa, Sampra & Capasso
    – Artist management/ Bookings/ Consulting
    – Artist biographies, proposals to brand & email marketing to obtain opportunities for musicians
    – Photography & videography of artist performances at events to enhance brand image & promotion.
    – Organising mentorship for musicians and booking educational workshops

    • Piano Tutor

    • Freelance HR related Projects

  • 2012 - 2014
    Nampak Management Services (Head Office Nampak Group)

    HR Projects Manager

    Targeted Selection Interviewing Skills Trainer
    – Facilitated Targeted Selection Interviewing Skills Workshops for about 150 hiring managers, hr practitioners and line managers in various Nampak Group Operations to improve candidate
    competency assessments and legally compliant hiring practices.

    Learner Management System
    – Facilitated user training sessions for 30+ HR Professionals on a centralized Skills Development Portal (Learner Management System) information across all operations within Nampak.

    E-Recruitment
    – Administered HRsmart E-Recruitment System (ATS) and trained HR professionals in Nampak
    Group on how to use the system.

  • 2006 - 2008
    Nampak Sacks

    HR Officer

    Recruitment and Onboarding Support
    – End2End recruitment on all levels – apprentices/ learners/ graduates up to executives.
    – Performed job matches & compatibility assessments using Thomas International PPA – provided employee feedback & personal coaching based on results.
    – Coordinated new employee onboarding, including preparing documentation & introduction packs, conducting orientation, and providing mentoring & transitional support for new hires.
    – Writing Job Descriptions

    HR Administration
    – Job Description writing
    – HR administration such as leave, contracts, HR records, discipline, disabilities/GPA management

    Skills Development Facilitator
    – Conducted skills audits and training needs assessments.
    – Developed, implemented & coordinated training programs to address skill gaps.
    – Administration – i.e. registrations, documentation & recordkeeping.
    – Collaborated FP&M Seta (Was MAPPPseta)
    – Skills Development Reporting to show progress & comply with SETA regulations.

    Apprenticeship Programme Coordination and Support: fitters, electricians and millwrights.
    – Recruitment & Selection, Onboarding & Orientation
    – Programme & Training Plan Development & booking Trade Tests
    – Documentation, Recordkeeping & Reporting
    – Logbook system – guidance on usage & documenting progress; monitoring entries; working with trainers, mentors & assessors, archiving; compliance & audits.

    Employee Relations
    – HR Representative at Disciplinary Enquiries including minutes and documentation.

    HIV/Wellness Program Coordinator
    – Assisted in developing & designing programme for World Aids Day with Wellness Committee.
    – Coordinated monthly meetings and compiled minutes.
    – Liaison between HR, EAP Coordinator, Clinic & Canteen on wellness initiatives.
    – Coordinated HIV/Wellness Program activities such as campaigns, testing etc.
    – Co-ordinated HIV awareness programme for all staff and training for HIV Peer Educators.

Languages

English
Proficient
Afrikaans
Intermediate

Skills

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