“Exceptionally talented consultant”
“An absolute pleasure to work with”
“Driven by a desire to see people grow”
If you know Karina Jardim, you know that these phrases used to describe Karina ring undoubtedly true. She is a name that is valued to every MACer, whether they have been at MAC for 1 year, 2, 10 or even 15.
Karina joined MAC in 2005 as a recruiting specialist after gaining HR Generalist experience with Unique Consulting and Imetch during her first year of work. After completing her Master’s Degree in Industrial Psychology from the University of the North West (Potchefstroom campus) she was offered the opportunity to join MAC’s Leadership Development Team.
Karina is responsible for workforce planning, performance management, talent acquisition, training and development and leaderships development. Karina’s management consulting and project management experience spans numerous industries and organisations including financial services, mining, telecommunications and parastatals.
Karina’s particular expertise lies in the areas of General HR, Recruitment and Selection all gained while employed as a recruitment consultant with MAC. She assisted on the Succession Planning and Career Development process for Sasol, Leadership Development approach for the Exxaro Medupi project and managed the Leadership Development Project at Denel. She gained additional experience in business process reengineering, organizational design and process mapping while working on a Shared Services project at Sasol and the Marketing and Logistic project at Exxaro.
Karina was promoted to Principal consultant in 2011 and in 2013 Karina was ready for a whole new challenge and took on the HR Manager position at MAC where she managed the recruitment of over 50 employees, implemented an HR System and drove the development of an HRD Learning Management System for the organisation.
Karina still manages small Leadership Development projects for clients while fulfilling a full-time HR Manager role.