Shanduka Group Selects HRsmart to Drive Talent Management Strategy

Richardson, TX – February 20, 2014 – HRsmart today announces that Shanduka Group has officially gone live with the HRsmart Talent Management Solution. The company plans to use the entire HRsmart unified solution suite including, Applicant Tracking, Performance Management, Career Development, Succession Planning and Learning Management.

Shanduka is an investment holding company with a diverse portfolio of listed and unlisted companies in South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius, Ghana and Nigeria. Wanting a system that could embed their talent strategy and support their ambition to be an employer of choice in a highly competitive market, the company selected HRsmart because its SaaS technology covers the entire Talent Cycle and is Cloud based, making it easier to deploy.

“A diversified investment holding company needs a user friendly system that can scale quickly and easily,” stated Mark Hamdan, CEO of HRsmart. “We are proud that Shanduka chose HRsmart as its vehicle for enhanced talent management practices. By having operations in Africa, HRsmart is able to give Shanduka the face to face attention that guarantees continued success.”

“Shanduka was looking for a versatile and flexible tool which would be adaptable to its Talent Strategy,” said Yvonne Themba, Shanduka Executive Director: Human Capital. “With HRsmart we have found functionalities aligned with international best practices. This combined with a highly professional local implementation team is helping us to maximize the value we need to get from the system.”

HRsmart has full sales, support, development, and implementation abilities in its South African office which enables the company to support the entire African continent with its talent management solution.

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About Shanduka

Shanduka Group was founded in 2001 as a black-owned investment holding company. It is invested in a diverse portfolio of listed and unlisted companies, with key holdings in the resources, food and beverage industries. Shanduka is also invested in the financial services, energy, telecoms, property and industrial sectors. The group has investments in South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius, Ghana and Nigeria.