Up and Coming Zambian Executive appointedon August 15, 2012
Warehouse Manager at Sun International’s Falls Resort
Sun International Zambia is delighted to announce the appointment of Ernest Sinyinda as
Warehouse Manager of the Falls Resort. Sinyinda was part of the original opening team of the resort in 2001. He started in the position of Assistant Operations Controller and over a
two year period, advanced through the ranks to become Complex Inventory Controller.
From there he was seconded to Sun International’s property in Botswana, The Gaborone Sun as Unit Operations Controller, a position he held for the last nine years.
Sun International’s commitment to learning and development is driven by a strategic objective of building organisational and individual capabilities. Career advancement within Sun International is achieved through enriching job experiences and challenges, and formal training provided by a variety of institutions.
Whilst with Sun International, Sinyinda obtained a Diploma in Purchasing and Resourcing
Management from Cambridge International College. He is also currently a student member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
“Training forms the foundation of our corporate culture, and a career with Sun International is filled with opportunities to enhance our employee’s skills and build intellectual capital. The main focus of our learning and development philosophy is to ensure that our staff have the tools, resources, and training to achieve their career goals and further strengthen our position as an industry leader. We have a strong record of providing employees with new experiences across the organisation and an equally strong record of promoting from within,” says Joanne Selby, General Manager, Sun International Zambia
Sun International thrives within a culture built on mutual respect and an environment that supports the personal drive for excellence. “Cultural conditions and staff training are key considerations upon entering any new market and in line with this vision we embarked on a multi-level training and development programme in Zambia in 2001 that was geared towards accentuating the potential of individual staff members and providing excellent service standards,” says Selby.
“Our training programmes have ensured that Ernest attained the desired standards of skill and service which has helped him to advance to the level of Warehouse Manager of a major resort in Africa.”