Segoati - Community Development And Engagement, - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Norah Segoati

Pretoria, GP, South Africa


Community Development And Engagement,

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


expert in community engagement and development. Expert and wealth of experience in community project design. Fully understand how to identify community needs. Monitoring and evaluation of projects. Policy development, analysis and implementation.

Negotiation and communication skills. Computer litereate

Work History

Education and Training Manager

South African Council for Social Service Professions

From June 2013

• Education and development operational Management
• Social Service Professional, Educational and Development standards and Quality Management Systems
• Education and development Programme management
• Internal Human Capital Development
• Management of divisional human resource matters
• Management of service delivery systems.

Additional Member

From October 2012


Veteran Social Workers - Gauteng Province

From June 2012

Finalising Ph D. In Public Affairs

Doing consultancy work and social work in private practice 2011 - to date

Community Safety, Health and Welfare (CSHW) Manager

Anglo Platinum

August 2009 - October 2010

Provide input to Anglo Platinum Corporate Affairs Strategy and policies
Provide advice and support to operations regarding the development of appropriate measures
Strategy on Community Safety, Health, Welfare and Volunteerism
Programmes on Community Safety, Health, Welfare and Volunteerism
Policy development, analysis, implementation, monitoring and review
Coordinate reporting on CSHW from Community Engagement Managers
Participate in Transformation multidisciplinary review program with specific focus on social community risks and impacts
Reporting to the board and sustainability on approved projects Development and rollout of community-focused, policies, standards, procedures and guidelines
Establish and maintain partnerships with relevant stakeholders dealing with CSHW for efficient service delivery
Research, benchmark and keep abreast of international developments in CSHW.
Stakeholder and community engagement so as to identify risks and opportunities for the Company

Full Time Student

Sedibeng District Municipality

February 2008 - August 2008

Conducting a qualitative research at local government (Sedibeng District Municipality)
• Research on Public Private Institutional Partnerships
• Liaised with Mayors and MMCs of the said municipality
• Liaised with the Executive Directors of the three municipalities
• Liaised with the National Treasury (PPP Unit)
• Liaised with the Provincial Department of Social Development
• Visiting the project sites of PPPs

CSI Project Manager

BHP Billiton

December 2006 - January 2008

Co-ordination and management of community plans of the different sites in Africa
• Coordination and management of Community Website for Africa
• Strategic Plan of the CSI and its approval by the board and implementation
• Coordination of Regional Community Network - Africa.
• Development and rollout of community-focused, policies, standards, procedures and guidelines
• Research on the trends and best model practices on CSI to inform the development of Company objectives and targets for social performance
• Municipal engagement through integrated development planning process
• Attend and report to BHP Billiton board meetings on approved projects and sustainability reporting.
• HIV/AIDS programme at workplace and communities around BHP Billiton operations

Health and Social Development Manager

BHP Billiton

May 2002 - December 2006

Development of comprehensive HIV/AIDS community policy for BHP Billiton Worldwide.
• Initiate, coordinate and manage Health and Social Development programmes nationally.
• Setting standards on health and social development within BHP Billiton
• Management of budget for Health and Social Development programmes.
• Initiation of Sexual Offences Courts nationally from 2002 to 2006.
• Compile monthly and quarterly reports to the Board.

Deputy Director

National Department of Health

Up to April 2002

Development of Youth and Adolescent Health Policy guidelines
• Development of Behavior Change Communication Material on prevention of teenage pregnancy
• Development of national teenage pregnancy, STI and HIV/AIDS prevention strategy
• Strategic engagement with the provincial health department and other stakeholders on youth issues
• Translating the Youth and Adolescent health policy into user friendly languages and a user friendly document
• Initiate Youth Friendly services in clinics in 2001 in partnerships with other stakeholders
• Management of the sub-directorate: Youth and Adolescent health; its personnel and resources including budget.
• Liaise with International structures and donors: WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF.

Assistant Director

National Social Development

Development of Non-Profit Organisations' Act (NPO) (Act 77 of 1997)
• Submission of report to Parliament on the status of NPO Act 1997
• Management of administrative personnel for NPO Act registration.
• Capacity building of Nonprofit organization and the provincial and municipal personnel in partnerships with NGOs
• Putting systems in place, like developing register, reporting format, processes for administering the registration
• Strategic NGO engagement on their challenges in implementing the NPO Act.
• Liaised with other national/provincial/local government departments and the donor sector

Senior Social Worker

Section 21 Company

reporting format to the department; Code of Conduct and Trust Deed.
2.8 Provincial Health and Social Development, North West Province: Senior Social Worker: 1992 - 1997:
• Initiated Medical social work in a new hospital,
• Management of Odi district with 30 social workers, NW Province
• Management of budget
• Established a multidisciplinary team,
• Networked and liaised with other medical social workers,
• Community mobilization on their challenges and needs for programmes identification.
• Development of policies and the implementation thereof.
• Supervision of other institutions: Place of Safety, ECD and the Blind

Health and Social Development, Odi District

Erstwhile-Bophuthatswana Department of Health and Social Development

Social Worker:
Generic Social Work and supervision of social workers
Community development

Qualifications & Certifications

Moruleng High School - Rustenburg

Management Practices

University of Cape Town

Research Psychology

University of Pretoria conferred

Counseling Course

(SW) University of Limpopo conferred

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