Waseem Mohamed Laher

Waseem Mohamed Laher

Personal Details

DATE OF BIRTH:  17 May 1985

SEX:  Male

MARITAL STATUS:  Married, two children, boy (3), girl (1)

NATIONALITY:  South African (8505175044080)

DRIVERS LICENCE: Code B

TRANSPORTATION: Yes

CRIMINAL RECORD: None

HOME LANGUAGE:  English

OTHER LANGUAGES:  Arabic, Urdu

Work History

Work History
May 2015 - Present

Acting Principal

Bilal Technical College

1. Faculty Management

  • Overseeing 3 faculties within the college, namely;
  • Fibre Processing and Manufacturing
  • Information, Communication Technology
  • Higher Faith Studies

2. College Development

  • Policy drafting and Implementation
  • Liaising with Government Departments
  • Registration and Accreditation of new courses
  • Requisitions
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Curriculum Sourcing and Development

3. Human Resources

  • Recruitment
  • Training
  • Evaluating and Reporting
  • Disciplinary Issues
  • General Staff Management (leave, etc.)

4. Reporting to the board

5. Teaching

7. Public Relations

8. Web Development (www.btcollege.co.za)

9. Marketing

10. Strategy

  • Drafting Business Plans
  • Forecasts
Aug 2013 - Apr 2015

Vice Principal

Bilal Technical College

1. College Development

  • Policy drafting and Implementation
  • Liaising with Government Departments
  • Registration and Accreditation of new courses (Project Management)
  • Requisitions
  • Quality Management Systems

2. Staff Management

  • Recruitment
  • Training
  • Evaluating and Reporting
  • Staff Management (leave, etc.)

3. Money handling (capturing and reporting)

  • Capturing
  • Reporting
  • Statements

4. Reporting to the board

5. Teaching

7. Public Relations

8. Web Development (www.btcollege.co.za)

9. Marketing

10. Strategy

  • Drafting Business Plans
  • Forecasts
Apr 2010 - Jul 2013

Supervisor

Al Tawheed Foundation

1. Supervisor of various branches which included, inter alia:

  • Quality control
  • Centre Management including administration
  • Requisitions for all branches
  • Curriculum development and assessments
  • Staff Management
  • Welfare (social and financial)

2. Conducting of Workshops

3. Web development (www.altawheed.org.za)

4. Public Relations

Oct 2009 - Mar 2010

Teacher

Bilal Combined School

Teacher of Secular studies

Education

Education
Jan 2003 - Dec 2009

LLB, Bachelor of Laws

Unisa

With majors in:

  • Advanced Tax Law
  • Advanced Family Law
  • Banking Law
  • Conveyancing
  • Insurance Law
  • International Law
  • Patent and Copyright Law
  • Professional Ethics
  • The Law of Sale and Lease
Jan 2003 - Aug 2009

Islamic Shariah Sciences

Darul Uloom Zakariyya

Graduated with Sanad/Authorising Certificate

Jul 2005 - Nov 2005

Diploma in Islamic Finance

Markfield Institute of Higher Education

Graduated with Merit

Topics covered:

  • History of Islamic Finance
  • Modern Islamic Finance
  • Banking
  • Investments
  • Risk
  • Corporate Governance
  • Models of Islamic Financial Products
  • Insurance
  • Securitisation
  • Capital Markets
  • Derivatives
  • Hedging
  • Waqf
  • Venture Capital
Jul 2005 - Nov 2005

Diploma in Islamic Jurisprudence

Markfield Institute of Higher Education

Graduated with Merit

Topics covered:

  • Islamic Law
  • Development
  • Sources
  • Ijtihad/Independent Reasoning
  • Modern Issues
  • Life of a Muslim and Practical Considerations

Skills

Skills

Computer Literacy

Fluent in the ICT arena, both in hardware and software

Public Speaking

Certifications

Certifications

Creative Youth Leadership

UNISA

Hobbies/Special Interests

- Outdoor Activities (Hiking, Camping) - Exercising - Reading and Writing - Martial Arts - Technology

Community Involvement/Access

- Completed a course wherein SANHA inspection sites were assessed and protocols overviewed as regards Halaal certification

- Completed a course with regards to various Jamiat services as regards social work

- Congenial relationship with religious elders

- Actively involved in social welfare

- Informal para legal work such as drafting of contracts, wills, etc.