Cover Letter

To whom  it may concern,

I am professional Human Resource and Payroll Specialist with a strong Interest in Finance, Marketing and Industrial Relations.

I am available for interviews in Namibia.

I have extensive experience in:

  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Payroll, Compensation and Finance
  • Public Relation (PR)
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Industrial Relations (IR)

I have a wide field of experience with the the following Employers in different industries:

  • Logistics industy:
    • Etosha Transport
    • Rent-A-Drum
  • Retail industry:
    • Game Namibia
    • Dunns
    • Foschini
    • Trade Centre

I can be contacted via

  • Email:  franlu@iway.na or
  • Cell: +264 81 365 9111 or +264 81 270 0091

Your time and consideration will be much appreciated!

Kind Regards,

FRANCIS HEYMAN

Personal Information

  • Name - F D Heyman (Francis)
  • Residential address -  Sam Nujoma Drive, Klein Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Postal address - Box 97250, Maerua Park, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Nationality - Namibian
  • Identity number  - 580423 0022 0  (Click here to view copy of ID online)
  • Gender - Female
  • Marital Status - Married
  • Languages - Afrikaans (fluent);  English (fluent)
  • Driver's License - Code 08 
  • Health - Excellent

Work History

Work History
Jun 2013 - Sep 2014

Supervisor - Logistics & Operations

Rent-A-Drum
Aug 2009 - May 2013

Senior Manager - Human Resources & Renumeneration

Etosha Transport
  • Reason for Leaving:
    • Position redundant: Senior Manager - Human Resources & Remuneration
    • New Position Offered: Business & Process Administrator
Apr 2007 - Jul 2009

Senior Human Resource & Training Manager - Namibia

Game Namibia (Mass discounters)
  • Website: www.game.co.za
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Wage Negotiations & IR
    • Employment Equity Report & Implementation
    • Budgets/Remuneration, Stock taking/Inventory
    • Training, Development & Succession Planning

Reason for Leaving: Better offer from Etosha Transport

Mar 2006 - Apr 2007

Group HR Manager & Company Secretary

SWACO Group of Companies
  • Reason for Leaving: Better offer from Game

Regional Manager (Northern Namibia & Botswana)

Dunns Retail Stores
  • Website: www.dunns.co.za
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Oversee 6 stores
    • Stocktakes & Inventory Controller
    • Budgets
    • Admin & Financial checks
    • Full HR Function for Group
  • Reason for Leaving: Not profitable in Namibia and offered me a position in Cape Town which I declined and took my retrenchment package.
May 2002 - Jun 2004

Senior Store & Human Resource Manager

Foschini Windhoek
  • Website: www.foschini.co.za
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Stock Taking
    • Inventory
    • Budgets
    • Financial Administration
    • General Management
  • Reason for Leaving: Better Offer
Jan 2001 - Dec 2001

Branch Executive - Human Resources

Trade Centre Windhoek (Metcash Group)
Jun 1999 - Dec 2000

Sales & Marketing Co-Coordinator

TNX JHB - Freelance
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Calling on Clients
    • Call Roster Sheets
    • Public Relations
    • Marketing
  • Reason for Leaving: Moved back to Namibia
Jun 1996 - Jun 1999

HR Manager - Procurement Manager after merger.

Bonmilk (Currently Namibian Dairies)
    • Handles full HR Function
    • Warehousing
    • Buying
    • Full Depot Control
    • Remunerations including Directors
    • Salary/budgets/IR/Training/
    • Union Negotiations and
    • Arbitrations/ Liaison pension and
    • Medical funds/ Employment
    • Contracts/ Policy
    • Community Affairs
    • Performance Management
  • Reason for Leaving: Husband transferred to South-Africa.
Jan 1991 - May 1996

Senior Personnel Officer & Service Manager

Taeuber & Corssen SWA (PTY) Ltd
    • Handled all Personnel Functions
    • Recruitment, selection and ref checks
    • Negotiations with Union
    • Disciplinary actions (Chair & Prosecution)
    • Recons with respect salary system
    • In charge of training system of company
    • Admin Personnel Records and info systems & related services in a confidential manner.
  • Reason for Leaving: No promotional opportunities.
Apr 1998 - Dec 1990

Marketing Broker & Personal Assistant

Rian Kruger & Kie
  • Reason for Leaving: Received a more Challenging offer.
Mar 1981 - Mar 1988

Senior Conveyancing Secretary

Lorentz & Bone
  • Reason for Leaving: Looking for more Challenges.

Portfolio of Employment

Education

Education

Various Certificates

Safari & Iata Vocational Training
    • Client Care
    • Public Speaking
    • Telephone Techniques
    • Office Hospitality
    • Assertiveness & Self-esteem
    • Labour Relations
    • Negotiation Skills
    • Peromnes & Hay Evaluation Systems
    • Investment & Excellence
    • Company Secretary

Various Certificates

Computer Literacy

Various Courses:

  • Windows
  • Viseo,  Excell
  • Supercalc 5
  • Word Perfect 6
  • Lotus 1/2/3
  • Lotus Notes
  • Accpac – Qed Salary
  • Paywell Salary
  • Microsoft Word
  • VIP Payroll

Portfolio of Education

Special Acknowledgment & Affiliations

Skills

Skills

Senior Human Resource Management (HRM) skills

Labour / Industrial Relations (IR) skills

Procurement Management

Marketing & Sales skills

Payroll and Compensation skills

Public Relations (PR) skills

Financial Management skills