MARIAM JANUARY

Social Performance
Specialist
+27 (73) 126 9817
mariam.january@gmail.com

INTRODUCTION

A driven Social Performance Specialist with 17 years’ experience in natural resource governance in the public sector and environmental and social management for the private sector. An expert in negotiating the relationship between social issues and natural resources management in the mining, fisheries and power sectors.

SKILLS

  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Financial management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of government socio-economic development plans
  • Negotiation skills
  • Policy analysis
  • Report compilation
  • Report writing
  • Research and analysis

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration

Master of Arts in Environment, Development and Policy

Bachelor of Science Honours in Environmental and Geographical Science

Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Geographical Science and Zoology

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Anglo American Platinum – Project Manager Resettlements (2017 – 2020)
Anglo American Platinum – Project Manager for Corporate Affairs Strategy Implementation (2016 – 2017)
SASOL Project Phoenix – Change Management Consultant (2014 – 2015)
Kusile Power Station – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead (2010 – 2013)
Matla Power Station – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead (2006 – 2009); Tasked with identification of organisational process and execution areas in need of improvement
Wits Metrorail – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead (2005 – 2006);Responsible for development of organisational design, departmental structure, development and execution of a change management plan ensuring the effective functioning of Wits Metrorail Protection Services
Kriel Power Station – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead (2001 – 2003); Responsible for conducting organisational diagnosis and develop a change management strategy and plan to support the overall improvement of effectiveness and efficiency across the departments
FAMSA – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead (1993)
Telkom SA – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead (1993 – 1999); Tasked with conducting change management on the establishment of the Telkom Front Offices, the Skytrain methodology and other region-specific interventions required to maintain organisational effectiveness
Esselen Park Centre of Excellence – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead (1994 – 1995)
SAA – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead(1994 – 1995); Provided consulting support until 2000
TOTAL – Organisation Development and Change Management Lead (1996 – 2001)
Multotec – Strategic Planning facilitator (1995 – 2003); Conducted annual strategic planning sessions
VKE Engineering – Strategic Planning Facilitator (1993 – 1994)

CAREER HISTORY

Resettlements and land access project manager 2017- 2020

Organisational Development and Change Management Consultant: 1996 – current

Deputy Executive Director: 1993 – 1996

Senior Industrial Social Worker, Internal Organisational Development and Change Management Consultant: 1989 – 1993

Counsellor and Acting Superintendent, Magalies Oord Rehabilitation Centre: 1987 – 1989

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