Paul Dzumba was appointed as a prison warder/correctional officer on 5 August 1997 by the Department of Correctional Services. At the time of his appointment he had a grade 12 certificate and a grade E security certificate. In 2002 he registered for an LLB degree at the University of Venda, which he completed in 2005 and went on to register for an LLM degree (Specialization in Labour Law) in 2006 at the University of Pretoria and graduated in 2007.
Whilst working in the Department of Correctional Services he was promoted to a position of Legal Admin Officer on the 2nd May 2007. In February 2009 he was requested to act as a Regional Coordinator: Employee Relations for Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West Region. He was later seconded to the Office of the State Attorney Pretoria. Paul was promoted to the position of Employee Relations Manager on in March 2011 in Bethal. He was then appointed as an Advisor Industrial Relations in Eskom on 1 April 2013.
Paul has now joined the Vaal University of Technology Human Resources Team as an Employee Relations Specialist. We are confident that his vast experience and expertise in Labour Relations, Labour Law, involvement in General Public Service Sector Bargaining Council (GPSSBC), Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) as well as his proficiency in facilitation and training will add tremendous value to HR Operations, labour peace and justice at our institution.
Welcome aboard Paul Dzumba!
Paul can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org