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Raymond Anthony

Freelance Book Writer & Editor

Location:Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Phone: +27843041703
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Raymond Anthony

Address: 199 Camlny Gardens, Pretoria. South Africa
Mobile: 27843041703
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I am a South African citizen with proven record of accomplishments. Twenty-one years of work experience, fourteen of them in international, cross-cultural experience in Tropical areas and five of them in Writing, Editing and Publishing Books and Writing Corporate Training Material.

Now looking forward to offering services in (1) Editing, (2) Writing, (3) Management consultancy and (4) Training. I have excellent analytical and conceptional skills, very eloquent in English with incredible mastery in writing English.


Degree: MBA, MA. BA (Andrews University Bering Springs, USA) PHD continuing
Diplomas: Sales and Marketing (IBM international Business school) Human resource management, Train the trainer (USAID) and Counseling in systems counseling.


I have published four books, (1) Oasis of Love, this is a book that deals with marriage issues from a Christian perspective (2) The Chief Executive, is a book on corporate leadership (3) Systematic counseling is a book of systems counseling, that deals with the latest technique in counseling. And (4) Incredible answers to prayers, a book that teaches people how to prayer. I have also written articles in Christian articles on different topics and subjects.


I have edited project papers for MBA and PHD students, Books for authors from different walks of life, on different subjects. Christian news papers and magazines.


Human resources development and training, in the following areas: Financial Management, Finance for non financial managers, Basic finance training, Customer services, Management programmes, Project Management Leadership / Team Building, Strategic Planning, Change Management and HIV and ADIS. to Private sector, NGOs, Governmental Organizations, and the UN.

President /Chairman of the board 2006 – present : Hilary management consultancy.

Managing and coordinating all the administrative procedures: Financial Administration, Fundraising. Scored great success in training (new) Nedbank farmers through out South Africa in Financial Management and basic Finance. Lead GIJIMA (NGO) in training and developing entrepreneurs in KZN. Successfully implemented Superior Customer care programme and training and Merchandising. Spearheaded, promoted and implemented management training, set up financial systems and training, for SEOBI (Government) in Essential oils industry. Established and monitored reporting procedures and project management controls for identified key partners.

Succeeded in training local staff and partner organisations in financial, administrative and project implementation issues, including planning, bookkeeping, and adherence to donor guidelines. Assessed and evaluated incoming project applications, and overseeing the management of the planning procedures and the full project implementation for GIJIMA of 3-5 year programmes, incl. Monitoring and Evaluation of project activities.

General Management - Operations Management - Project Management

Creative planner, strategic thinker and effective communicator. Exceptional leadership skills. Used to handling multi-million-dollar budgets. Great command of the English language and communication in general. Enjoying international representation at the highest levels. Striving on optimum outcomes in a results-oriented environment. Implementing complicated projects or programs with multiple stakeholders. Assertive, proactive,adaptable, flexible and tactful personality.

Professional Experience And Significant Achievements

Provided practical advice in budget planning, trained more that 200 people around the country in Basic Finance and Finance for non Financial Managers, book keeping and auditing, and adherence to donor specifications. Planned and implemented effective Communication Systems, Organizational Development Strategies in terms of structures, capacities, procedures and mechanisms in among the organization I worked with.
Developed productive linkages at all levels, utilizing networking. Facilitated the development and review of annual and strategic plans. Introduced Participatory Impact Monitoring and Evaluation methods at all levels.

PROJECT , Zimbabwe

Successfully advised and trained a staff of 25 coworkers in and project planning, implementation and follow-up methods. Advised the partner organizations in Financial management, budget planning, book-keeping and auditing, and how to follow donor guidelines for appropriate and timely expenditure

Misereor e.V. is the largest German NGO. It is an overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Germany, it offers to cooperate in a spirit of partnership with all people of goodwill to promote development, fight worldwide poverty, liberate people from injustice, and exercise solidarity with the poor and the persecuted.

PELUM Association is a regional network in eastern, central and southern Africa , whose work and activities are mainly focused on sustainable agriculture, food security, and sustainable community development in ten countries in the region.

The Church Development Service (EED) is a development organisation of the Protestant Churches and the Old Catholic Church in Germany, and is committed to the biblical mandate of working towards a just and peaceful world that respects life in all its
Made proven success in training all local staff and partners in financial, administrative and project implementation procedures and ensured that all staff are trained in agricultural / rural development related issues. Initiated youth Health Clubs and Youth Self-Help Groups to cope with the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Acquired and ensured shelter, food, healthcare and psycho-social support for OVC in all rural programs. Represented Misereor e.V. and its policy to the relevant Partner Organizations.

PROJECT ADVISOR; PELUM, Zambia 06/2003 - 06/2004

Centrum for International Migration, Frankfurt a. M., Germany; Foundation Media Futurum, Medias, Romania
Successfully advised the partner organizations in budget planning, financial management and financial training book-keeping and auditing, and how to follow donor guidelines for appropriate and timely expenditure, and enforced these. Successfully advised and trained a staff of 12 coworkers in administrative and project implementation issues and monitoring and evaluation of projects. Trained the project partners in marketing strategies.Elaborated new educational material.
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Book Writing