Unathi Mbonambi

Unathi Mbonambi

EDUCATION

Education
2002

Grade 12

Langlaagte Technical High School

WORK HISTORY

Work History
2009 - Present

Campus Minister

His People Christian Church UJ-APK

His People Christian Church is part of an international body of churches.  My husband and I have been leading the UJ-APK congregation of about +/-450 students since 2009. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Main Function: To provide spiritual and pastoral leadership to the members of His People UJ-APK
  • Overseeing the administration and management of all areas of the organisation
  • Leading a church leadership team of full time campus ministers and student workers
  • Weekly group mentoring meetings with young ladies on the campus  
  • One on one mentoring and counseling sessions
  • Teach at various training workshops, congregation services and events 
  • Event co-ordination and management
  • Meeting students' needs as they arise
Feb 2009 - Jun 2010

Assistant Project Manager

Mnene Consulting

Mnene Consulting is a small consulting firm that specialises in HR, recruitment and other related services.  I gained great experience as I got the opportunity to be involved in a number of functions, as a result of it being a small company, with fewer employees.  This includes Project management, CSI, HR and Marketing.

My greatest achievement in this job was successfully heading a CSI career expo event/project. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

  • Assist in preparing briefs, periodical reports and statistical data on status of project activities
  • Creation and implementation of operations systems and controls
  • Assist in evaluation and solution of project problems
  • Participate in the organisation of workshops, training sessions and meetings
  • Assist to monitor progress of project activities by reviewing progress reports, final reports and other data
  • Provide administrative support
  • Considering different approaches and alternative methods for project management, problem identification and problem resolution
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager

CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT (CSI):

  • Drafting of project proposals
  • Telephone sales to prospective clients
  • Database management
  • Event and project management - planning to execution

HUMAN RESOURCES (PROJECT RELATED):

  • Recruitment and retention of employees for project
  • Drafting of candidate assessment documents
  • Drafting and management ofshift rosters
  • Reporting on daily time keeping
  • Drafting of code of conduct
  • Issuing warning letters and facilitating disciplinary hearings
  • Relationship management and counseling
  • Payroll

HUMAN RESOURCES (COMPANY RELATED):

  • Telephone sales to prospective clients
  • Liaising with various clients
  • Marketing of job specs
  • Sourcing of candidates from various mediums
  • Facilitation of recruitment process for various clients
  • Administration
  • Management of candidate database

MARKETING:

  • Assisting in drafting and execution of marketing initiatives
Oct 2007 - Jan 2009

Assistant Store Manager

Urban - Hilton Weiner (Platinum Group)

Platinum Group is home to the designer brands: Jennifer Button, Hilton Weiner, Urban, Aca Joe and Vertigo. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Holistic leadership of the business unit, which includes playing a facilitation role across all the disciplines within the store.
  • Nurturing, motivating, developing and driving the other members of the team
  • Ensuring optimized store performance through stock management, merchandising, proper recruitment, training, motivation and maintaining good service and aesthetics in the store.
Apr 2007 - Sep 2007

Marketing Assistant

Adcock Ingram - Critical Care

This was a 6month contract to permanent job; but I opted not to go permanent as I needed a greater challenge, and felt like there was minimal opportunity for growth.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Main function: To provide marketing and administrative support to Product and Training managers
  • General office administration
  • Creation and maintenance of database and spreadsheet files
  • Quotations for customers
  • Arranging of meetings and cycle briefs
  • Maintenance and distribution of promotional materials to sales reps
  • Compilation of promotional and educational packages for workshops
  • Processing of sales reps expenses and other promotional events expenses
  • Dealing with and sorting out of general queries with customers
  • Event co-ordination
  • Co-ordination of internal and external training
Sep 2006 - Mar 2007

Promotions Co-ordinator

Apple

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Co-ordination and management of promotional events
  • Liaison and communication of promotional activities to all relevant parties
  • Maintenance and management of promotional materials
  • Event research
  • Formal feedback to management
  • Creation and management of work roster for promotional team
  • Control and management of promotions budget
  • Creation and maintenance of database and spreadsheet files
  • Administrative duties

PROFILE

An Administrative Powerhouse

A Confident, Creative and Passionate Communicator

I LOVE AND AM PASSIONATE ABOUT (in no particular order):

  • Young people
  • Social upliftment
  • Education
  • Business
  • Excellence
  • Events and Project Management  
  • Seeing people achieve their full potential

SKILLS

Skills

Administration

Project Management

Event co-ordination and management

Communication

Interpersonal skills

Financial Management

Creative Communication

Microsoft Office

Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Outlook  

Teaching

PERSONAL INTERESTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

ORGANISATION/PROJECT                                              POSITION

His People Christian Church                            Team Leader for Regional Campus

2013                                                                      Leaders Summit for Southern Africa                                                                                                                                                                                              

His People Christian Church - UJ                     Women's Ministry Leader                             2012-present

Personal                                                                Freelance photographer                                     2011-present        

We Will Worship Arts Foundation                               Co-founder                                               2010-present

Unleashed Woman Conference                                  Event organiser                                       2011

Joybringers Prison Ministry                                       Volunteer & Fundraiser                           2010-11

His People Christian Church                                      Children’s Minister/teacher                     2007-9

Zaziwe HIV/AIDS Hospice                                          Volunteer                              2007-8

His People Christian Church                                      Worship team                        2006-8

Black Management Forum - RAU  branch               Provincial Exec. Committee 2006

Black Management Forum - RAU branch                Branch Chairperson          2006

Black Management Forum - RAU branch                Branch Financial Manager 2005

SRC Community Development Comm - RAU          Project Manager                 2004

South African Liberal Students Ass. - RAU             Sub-Committee                   2004

RAU Chorale                                                                  Singer                                     2004

RAU Chorale                                                                  Marketing Committee        2004

Kruinsig Serrie - RAU                                                    Singer                                     2004

SRC Community Development Comm. - RAU          Volunteer                               2003