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Raymond M - Tutor in Greenstone

I am 45 years old, dynamic and results oriented individual. With over 25 years experience in Information Technology support and management. I hold two bachelors degrees in Business Administration and Information Science, As well as two Post Graduate Diplomas/Honors in Business Administration and Information Systems and Knowledge Management, as well as Digital Transformation. Current Studies: I am completing my MBA and i have registered for my Maters in Information Science with UNISA. I am Involved in Community based Initiatives and work with a number of NGOs and Political Parties on Community based programs. My passion is on Information Management Systems, Digital Transformation and Data Analytics. I would welcome an opportunity to assist students with tutoring on Information Management Systems, Information and Communication Technology , Digital Transformation and Knowledge Management. I spent a lot of time reading , mainly on latest or emerging technologies.

Tutor basics
Teaching places

Students Home, Public Place, and Online

Travelling distance

Raymond will travel 20km from Greenstone, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Languages spoken

Raymond speaks Zulu, English, Xhosa, and Northern Sotho

Experience
2017-03-01 - 2020-03-08
Digital Operaions Head

Head–Digital Operations (3/2017 to Present) Conform to predefined standards and accordingly manage all groups digital platforms that are shared across business units and various digital platforms. Oversee the overall operations of the groups digital platforms, including day-to-day operations, testing, governance, innovation, and development of operational policies, financial, compliance, and security. Key Achievements:  Formulated and aligned digital operations strategy with business/group strategy, regular EXCO reporting, as well as stakeholders’/business relationship management.  Delivered strategic direction to digital operations team and monitored performance to increase project effectiveness.

2015-07-01 - 2017-02-24
Head of Operations and Technical Support

Head of ERP Operations & Technical Support (7/2015 to 2/2017) Directed the ICT operations in coordination with ERP Team comprising of FNB procurement and HR technology. Led all aspects of project from inception to completion within the agreed timeframe and budget. Developed various policies and processes, such as governance policies (risk controls), supplier and employee data management policies, governance processes (SDLC) as well as automation and integration processes. Executed the change control and release management process to deliver new and enhanced IT services required by the business, while protecting the integrity of existing services. Ensured seamless execution of project operations through regular testing of disaster recovery/business continuity cost and budgeting. Key Achievement:  Introduced automated testing process across organisation to automate a number of testing processes and improve project delivery, development for business as usual processes and enhancements.  Introduced virtualization process in infrastructure to virtualize servers with some databases moved to the cloud environment by reducing a number of physical servers in the data centres.

2011-05-09 - 2015-06-30
Production & Business Applications Manager

Headed a team of analysts, accountable for supporting the Bank’s shared applications. Tested and supported trading and financial applications, such as FEDS, Oracle, TALX, CALYPSO FX products as well as various trading desks, such as customer dealing, equities, and script lending dealers. Managed the market data products including vendor and contract management in line with organizational policies and procedures. Optimized data processing efficiency through static data administration and maintenance. Key Achievement:  Introduced governance process, integration and across shared applications.  Introduced access control and security including proper data centre management processes

Education
2012-02-13 - 2015-10-20
Bachelor of Business Administration. - Regenesys Business School

BBA , Majoring in Strategic Management

2012-02-27 - 2017-05-17
Bachelor of Information Science - University of South Africa

Bachelor of Information Science , Majoring in Information Management

2018-01-08 - 2018-12-14
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration - Regenesys Business School

2018-02-05 - 2019-12-06
Post Graduate Diploma in Knowledge and Information Systems Management. - University of Stellenbosch

2019-02-25 - 2019-11-22
Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Business. - Emeritus Management Institude

2017-06-26 - 2018-02-19
Certificate in Information Technology Management - University of Cape Town

2002-01-28 - 2002-12-13
Program in Practical Project Management - University of South Africa

Subjects taught
  • Computing and ICT

    With over 25 years of Experience in Information Communication Technology. I have worked on various technologies and lately , i spent a lot of time and effort on emerging technologies, innovation technologies as well as Digital Transformation. I have conducted workshops, presentations and written articles on emerging technologies.

    Raymond teaches Computing and ICT at University/College level(s)

  • Zulu

    Born and Bread in Kwazulu Natal, i am very fluent in the language, together with my fluency in English, i can easily Assist any students who wishes to Speak, Read and Write IsiZulu. I have spent a lot of time reading IsiZulu Novels , Biographies and Cultural Books.

    Raymond teaches Zulu at University/College level(s)