CA Mining would like our clients and candidates to become familiarized with our consultants. Today, we are introducing recruiter Nicky Stubbs. To find out more about the woman you might be working with, check out the Q & A we did with Nicky Stubbs below!
Tell us a little about yourself?
I am 37 years old, and have been working in HR /Recruitment for almost 15 years now. I am a mother of almost two. I am a born and bred Cape Townian but I lived in the UK for 7 years.
Job title+ Areas of expertise/interest at CA Global?
I am a Senior Recruitment Consultant in the Mining division of CA Global. I am responsible for the recruitment of technical mining production experts into Africa (mostly senior executive and management positions on the mines in Africa)
I went to UCT for 4 years where I received my BA degree and post graduate certificate in teaching. I also completed my CIPD HR one year certificate in the UK.
Fun fact about yourself?
I can say the alphabet backwards!
Who is your role model and why?
Natalie du Toit – a South African swimmer who lost her leg in a car accident and went on to break records at the Paralympics. She is now a motivational speaker. She is close to my heart as I know her personally.
Advice for clients/candidates?
Candidates – Always send us your full CV, as we want to see your whole career. Please don’t leave anything out. Remember to follow-up with a phone call, so that your CV and personality stands out over and above all the other applicants we receive on a day to day basis.
Clients – Please give us as much information as possible when briefing us on job vacancies – the more information we have, the better we can provide you with accurate candidates to match your criteria.
Which country within Africa do you think will be the next hot spot and why?
DRC and Zimbabwe.
What is your outlook within your industry over the next 5 years?
Since attending the Mining Indaba, it appears as if the industry will improve. I expect to see a few mines moving from exploration phase to construction phase in the next 5years in Africa. Investment companies seem to be more active in this space.
CA Global is a big believer in Africa, why do YOU believe in Africa?
Africa is a large continent with immense resources and vibrant people, which seems to be a perfect recipe for success.