Raj Seeparsad is among the most experienced and well-respected Human Resource Practitioners in the Pietermaritzburg area and KwaZulu Natal. He also has local, Continental and Global HR experience.
He is a coach and mentor to several Human Resources Professionals and has addressed several HR Honours students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal PMB. & Durban, respectively for several years including other institutions on a regular basis. Raj (was instrumental in setting up the 1st Public Sector HR Conference through the Premier of KZN’s office) and has presented papers at the Public Sector HR conferences and other related conferences both nationally, continentally and internationally.
He is a registered Skills Development Facilitator and a member of the PMCB’s Management Board, past 2nd deputy president. Raj also represents the PMCB at the Department of Employment and Labour’s Stakeholders forum. He also served on the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) stakeholder’s forum. Raj also chairs the PMCB’s People Management Forum and is a member of the Staffing Portfolio Committee (former chairperson). He is the Immediate Past President of the Institute of People Management South Africa. Raj is a member of the Management Board of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA). Raj is currently the President of the African Human Resources Confederation (AHRC).
Raj is the recipient of several National, Continental and Global HR and related Leadership Awards. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in HR related matters including but not limited to Management, Supervisors and Shop Stewards training, CCMA & DRC preparation and representation and general Employee/Employer Relations matters. He also has a wealth of experience in dealing with the various Bargaining Councils and SETAS.