Andries Nieuwoudt joined Schuitema Group recently. His approach to leadership coaching is practical and hands-on, having been honed through years of experience in managerial roles.
Andries’s experience includes working as HR Manager in the refinery and smelting industry for more than 20 years before joining Schuitema in 2016. His contribution covers all different aspects of leadership coaching as well as more practical assistance and guidance with leadership surveys, HR policies, organisational design, recruitment, performance contracts and appraisals, salary models, employee relations advice as well as training in handling disciplinary matters for supervisors and chairmen.
He has also advised on and provided disciplinary codes, building relationships with unions as well as the handling of individual and group disputes, internally as well as at the CCMA.
Prior to joining Schuitema Group, Andries was the HR Manager at Anglo Platinum’s Rustenburg Base Metal Refinery for 10 years before moving to the Anglo Platinum Head Office as Programme Manager to manage group-wide restructuring, working with Bain Consulting to implement new Blue Print Structures at all Anglo Platinum Operations. Thereafter he joined Samancor Chrome as HR Manager for their Tubatse Chrome Smelter in Steelpoort for 10 years.