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Earle Drury

Education Specialist

Johannesburg, South Africa

thegreymattercollective@outlook.com

+27825547704

Skills

Assessment

Client Relationship Management

Coaching

Learning and Development

Management

Mentorship

Moderation

Project Management

Reporting

Skills Development Facilitation

Awards

Best for Insurance Training Programmes - South Africa - Corporate Vision Africa

Activities

Assessor & Moderator - Insurance Sector Education & Training Authority

Associate - Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors

Associate - South African Career Development Association

Coach - International Coaching Federation

Fellow Member - Institute of Directors South Africa

Skills Development Facilitator - Bank SETA, INSETA, Services SETA

Education

Edutel

Occupational Directed Education & Training Development Practices (In Progress) , Adult Education

July 2021 - December 2021

Insurance Sector Education & Training Authority

Wealth Management , Financial Planning

July 2009 - January 2011

Hoërskool Tuine

Matric , High School Certificate

January 1999 - December 1999

Experience

Co-Founder & Manager

The Training Co-Op , Johannesburg, South Africa

May 2021 - Present

Providing free Business Management Training, Entrepreneurship Coaching, Industrial Theatre, Personal Financial Management & Career Guidance in Mogale City and Soweto to employed and unemployed people.

Managing Director

The Greymatter Collective , Johannesburg, South Africa

November 2019 - Present

Provide consulting and management services to small, medium, and large organisations on all matters relating to skills development and project management of learning initiatives related to BBBEE initiatives, Learnerships & Internships. Clients range from sole proprietors to large multinational organisations based in South Africa.

Managing Director

CKP Development Agency , Johannesburg, South Africa

September 2016 - November 2019

Facilitated and concluded the acquisition of CKP by faisit as part of the expansion strategy of the larger group of companies.

Accredited and managed registration as a Continuous Professional Development provider with Insurance Institue of South Africa and primary accreditation with INSETA.

Directed the overall strategy in terms of academic regulations, compliance, corporate governance, financial management, key account management, marketing, recruitment & strategic planning.

Provider consulting and project management services to clients on BBBEE Initiatives, Recruitment, Skills Development Facilitation and Training.

Assessor

Growthlink Learning Technologies , Pretoria, South Africa

June 2007 - May 2009

Acted as assessor on learning programmes for large foreign and local entities. Learning Programmes included:

  • Apply financial analysis (NQF Level 5);
  • Record, Analyse and Prepare Cost Information (NQF Level 5);
  • Interpret basic financial statements (NQF Level 4);
  • Apply the budget function (NQF Level 4); Stock Management (NQF Level 4);
  • Management Principles (NQF Level 4); Motivate a Team (NQF Level 4);
  • Communication and Conflict Handling (NQF Level 3);
  • Team Performance Management (NQF Level 3);
  • Record Keeping (NQF Level 3);
  • TimeManagement (NQF Level 3).

Managing Director/Operations Director

faisit (Pty) Ltd , Johannesburg, South Africa

April 2007 - November 2019

Accredited and managed registration as a Private Higher Education & Training College with Department of Higher Education & Training, CATHS SETA, ETDP SETA and INSETA.

Directed the overall strategy in terms of academic regulations, compliance, corporate governance, financial management, key account management, marketing, recruitment & strategic planning.

Managed a budget of US$1million, supported the people development strategies of Top Employers in the Financial Services Industry and managed a staff compliment of 20 full time and part time employees.

Offered consulting and project management services to clients on BBBEE Initiatives, Recruitment, Skills Development Facilitation and Training.

European Reporting Team

Butler Group, UK , United Kingdom

April 2006 - March 2007

Responsibilites included: Client Retention, Needs analysis of clients and Support to provide IT analyst reports on research and trends within the IT sector.

Head Of Administration and Senior Training Officer

e-Learning Systems , Johannesburg, South Africa

May 2004 - April 2006

Responsible included: Administration Management, Project Management, Recruitment & Service Provider Management as well as Co-Ordination of Adult Basic Education and Training, Computer Literacy and Systems Training for large corporates, NGO's and Government Bodies.

Accountant

eDegree , Johannesburg, South Africa

February 2002 - April 2004

Responsibilites included: Management of 4000 student accounts. Programme Delivery Management for Online Learning initiatives linked to Higher Education qualifications and short courses delivered in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho and South Africa.

Assistant Bookkeeper

3D Design & Style Decor , Pretoria, South Africa

February 2000 - February 2002

Responsibilites included: Payroll, debtor accounts and related bookkeeping functions.