Babalwa July

Babalwa July

Consultant in The Southern African Liaison Office
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Current:

    The Southern African Liaison Office

  • Past:

    EON Consultant

  • Education:

    Technology Management

Job Experience

Consultant

The Southern African Liaison Office

January 2013 to Actually working here

I am currently working as a consultant at the Southern African Liaison Office (SALO) an NGO, which, through advocacy, consensus building dialogues, and in-depth research and analysis, influences the current thinking and Policy debates on peace and Human Security in Africa and the Middle East. I have worked on various projects including the Kimberley Process and the Extractive futures. This space has allowed me an opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of issues relating to international relations and South African Foreign Policy.

Business Analyst

EON Consultant

June 2009 to April 2011

Project 1 : Energy loses management programme (Eskom)
Duties and Responsibilities:
? Systems Management
? Stakeholder Management
Project 2 : ISO 9000 Implementation Project (Eskom)
Duties and Responsibilities:

? Systems Management
? Stakeholder Management
? Processes Management
? Project Implementation
? Risk Management
Project 3 : Power Conservation Programme (Eskom)
Duties and Responsibilities:
? Stakeholder Liaison
? Systems Administration
? Research
? Case Study Development

Principal Technical Officer (Petroleum)

Department of Energy, Lesotho

September 2004 to January 2008

I also collaborated with the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA) and other SACU countries with regard to petroleum issues of the region and this gave me an insight in the Petroleum Industry related institutions in the Region.
Duties and Responsibilities:
? Systems Management
? Finance Management
? Petroleum Industry Regulation and Revenue Monitoring
? Planning, Implementing, Monitoring and Evaluating Petroleum Development Projects
? Research and Policy Formulation
? Petroleum Products Prices Review
? Regional Petroleum Industry Trends Analysis
? Regional Energy Analysis
? Risk Management
? Stakeholder Management

Education

Technology Management

University of Pretoria

Currently studying

Languages

Inglés

Advanced

IT skills

Microsoft Office,

Advanced

Other Skills

Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal skills

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Career Goals

I thrive in an energetic and fast paced environment that encourages innovation, leadership and learning. I always look for creative solutions to problems. My experiences in NGO, Government and Private sector enhanced my experience has enriched my knowledge of International Relations and global, regional and local challenges relating to the mining and petroleum sectors and hence inspired my passion for the management of petroleum products. I am interested in working in an environment that focuses on developing, expanding and generating new business ideas and opportunities.

Industries of interest

Areas of interest

Availability to travel and work outside the city

Yes

Interests and hobbies