AFRICAN Barrick Gold (ABG) has appointed Janet Reuben-Lekashingo as the Organizational Effectiveness Director of ABG.
Janet assumed her position effectively from 1 April, 2013, making her one of the most senior Tanzanians in the mining company.
Her main duties will be to work with the team to lead evolution of the human resources function to Employee Effectiveness Management, ensuring that ABG has all organizational conditions required to utilise the available workforce at their full potential and effectively ensure all the control mechanisms for monitoring the effectiveness of the employee utilisation are in place.
Her last appointment in ABG was Corporate Human Resources Manager, where her main responsibilities included Talent Management and Learning & Development and advising ABG's mine sites on Human Resources related processes.
Janet joined ABG as the Human Resources Manager for the Dar es Salaam office and working with specific projects with the mine sites in October 2008. She has worked in different capacities within the Human Resources Function in the company.
Prior to joining ABG, she was the Human Resources Manager for AngloGold Ashanti's Geita Gold Mine where she started her mining industry career after spending 5 years in the aviation industry.
Janet has a Masters Degree in Arts from the University of Dar es Salaam and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town.
She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as well as an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Janet was a Board member of the Association of Tanzanian Employers (ATE) for the past six years and is currently a Board Member of the Tanzanian Wage Board.