Ndyamba - General Manager - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Munshya Ndyamba

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Services

General Manager

Summary:

Dynamic and business-savvy leader with more than ten years hands-on expertise in the technology/technical field, and seven years in the sales/marketing and training environment. Strong leadership, communication, organizational, and analytical skills with the right amount of critical thinking skills. Ability to implement technology-based solutions for improved efficiency and cost reduction for business solutions. Focussed on achieving bottom-line results while formulating and implementing advanced technology to meet a diversity of needs.

Work History

IT Manager

Matiya Training Solutions

March 2007 - November 2007

IT ~ Finance ~ Strategic Planning/HR

Built and managed the IT department from conception for this start up company
Led an IT team that implemented, serviced and maintained IT equipment and software
Oversaw the design, implementation and maintenance of the company’s website
Reduced network related issues by restructuring and upgrading company network including replacing desktop computers with laptops and integrating new IT systems
Managing the email system and ensuring the appropriate level of anti-virus protection
Provided support of IT hardware, software and network
Accomplished in setting and meeting deadlines, planning and developing methods for computerizing a range of business tasks
Attained consistent up time by implementing disaster recovery and fault tolerance plans while also instituting a highly reliable backup system
Reduced administrative costs by preparing and executing an IT strategy, and designing standard operating procedures while actualizing an increase in sales
Developed policies and procedures for a quality management system (QMS)
Training Facilitation

Manager

LISHO EVENTS MANAGEMENT FORUM

February 2005 - June 2007

Recruited to restructure the company’s IT, Finance, HR, Sales/Marketing, and Production departments by developing long term strategy, vision, annual business plans and budgets in support of operations
Attained corporate financial and operating goals and objectives
Spearheaded an infrastructure renovation project and implemented systems that improved reliability, enhanced efficiency and established potential for future growth

Technical Officer/Project Team Member

Council for Geoscience

September 2003 - February 2005

Recruited to repair and maintain all seismograph stations in the South African National Seismic Network (SANSN)
Project Team Member implementing the new Stand Alone Quake Seismometer (SAQS) in Mohale and Katse dams in the Kingdom of Lesotho
Project Team Member responsible for the entire seismic network in the Kingdom of Lesotho
Project team member responsible for managing and leading organizational efficiency projects for internal and external clients
Periodic and final project reporting to stakeholders
Responsible for planning, organizing, scheduling and implementation of medium to long term projects using various project management tools
Liaising with clients in RSA and the Kingdom of Lesotho
Configuring of seismic networks; graphical methods of event location using network data; international exchange of seismological parameter data

Technical Officer

TelkomSA

April 1998 - August 2001

Worked in Transmission and Switching section. Involved in the repair and maintenance of all electronics equipment which included E10, SOR18, PCM, and Carriers.

Involved in getting Iuvatek (Telkom Electronic Services) to ISO 9000 Accreditation.

Projects

Leadership

Restructured the company’s IT, Finance, HR, Sales/Marketing, and Production departments by developing long term strategy, vision, annual business plans and budgets in support of operations
Attained corporate financial and operating goals and objectives

Project Management

Built and managed the IT department from conception for this start up company
Oversaw the design, implementation and maintenance of the company’s website
Reduced network related issues by restructuring and upgrading company network including replacing desktop computers with laptops and integrating new IT systems
Reduced administrative costs by preparing and executing an IT strategy, and designing standard operating procedures while actualizing an increase in sales
Spearheaded an infrastructure renovation project and implemented systems that improved reliability, enhanced efficiency and established potential for future growth

Qualifications & Certifications

Master of Science in Information Technology

University of Liverpool

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electronics

University of Leeds

BTEC National Diplama in Engineering

Bradford and Ilkley Community College

St. Clements Secondary School

Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering

Fairbairn Lawson Engineering

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