Jacobs Scott
Executive Search

Rathata Matabane

Leadership Development

Rathata Matabane


Over 20 years’ experience in building and leading proactive HR programs for complex, multinationals; service-based private, and public organizations undergoing acquisition; turnarounds; and for rapid growth and transitional business cycles.

Formerly Chief Human Capital Officer, Road Accident Fund; Executive – HR & Transformation, Caledon Tunnel Authority and Business Partner, Coca Cola South Africa.

Adept at delivering success by consistently building, changing and optimizing organizational infrastructures, technologies, processes and measurement systems to increase value.

Creates vision and strategy, builds consensus and aligns personnel around core revenue /profit growth objectives.

Develops the resources to drive corporate culture change, to create best-in-class organizations, and build market-focused teams while reducing overhead costs and unnecessary expenses.

Designs competitive and cost effective Total Rewards Programs, Leadership Development Plans, Succession Planning, M&A Integrations and process reengineering within union /non-union and multi-site work environments.

National conference speaker and presenter on Human Resources Back to Basics, and Attracting, Retaining & Engaging A Diverse Workforce.