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HRCentrix partners with organisations
to build happy and productive workplaces,
people and teams.
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HR Services


Our complete HR suite of services respond to all aspects of Talent Management



To attract and secure the right skills and people into your organisation


  • Attraction strategies
  • Skills strategies
  • Manpower planning
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Interview
  • Job Profiling
  • Transformation


To achieve a foundation of good people practice including best practice, accuracy, efficiency and compliance


  • Strategy
  • Policy
  • Process and procedure
  • Records & Knowledgement Management
  • Remuneration and benefits
  • Payroll
  • Compliance
  • Statutory reporting
  • Skills Audits
  • Performance Management
  • Organisational Structure
  • Climate Surveys
  • Labour Relations


Growth of the individual and the team. Supporting talent to begin exploring its potential. This builds skills security, and talent for the future


  • Career Plans
  • Succession Planning
  • Personal Development Plans
  • Performance Agreements
  • Leadership Development
  • Training and Development
  • Transformation


HRCentrix believes in partnering with clients to identify the requirements that make each company unique and then designing and implementing HR solutions that best suit that organization.  Our consulting approach includes the following phases:

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Our tailored solutions range from long term retained services to quick focused interventions and everything in-between.

The Team


Kate Shead
Kate SheadDirector HR Centrix

Kate Shead

Kate Shead (Higher Certificate Human Resource Management) is a highly experienced Human Resources specialist with over 15 years in the industry. Kate consults on the full Human Resource value chain including Strategy, Talent Management and the HR office. She is sought after for her passion and experience in addressing the human side of organizational change particularly relating to business growth, re-engineering and empowerment.

From rolling out the HR division for a multi-national across Africa, to helping a start-up company establish grass-roots HR policies, to developing performance management systems, to training on diversity in the workplace and working to ensure the administration systems of the HR department are functioning optimally; Kate has experienced it all.

She has excelled as both an entrepreneur and executive leader within the corporate sector, and has recently returned to run her own HR practice.  Thorough and proactive, Kate places high value on delivery and regardless of whether the focus is on project work or retained services, she is an invaluable part of your team.


  • Over 15 years generalist Human Resource Management experience
  • 8 years of facilitation experience
  • 8 years of developing and executing training
  • Over 12 years of people management experience
  • 8 years of consulting experience
  • 8 years of BEE experience and understanding its impact on the South African workplace
  • Over 15 years of Strategy, Planning, Implementation and Monitoring experience

Kathy Stanhope

Kathy Stanhope is an administrator extraordinaire! She has over 25 years experience supporting CEO’s and COO’s of large South African corporates in the role of PA. Kathy is a highly skilled administrator adept at setting up systems and processes that bring efficiency and peace of mind to the busy modern workplace. Kathy’s passion for finding the right ‘fit’ for people and organisations lead to her successful involvement in recruitment and selection industry. She also spent a number of rewarding years running the CSI division for a local corporate where she raised and distributed funds to deserving and qualified benefactors.

Kathy’s role in administration and recruitment is invaluable to HRCentrix and its clients.


  • Over 25 years of administration and support experience
  • 25 years of recruitment and selection experience
  • 20 years of experience developing and implementing systems and processes
  • Over 10 years of facilities management / Logistics experience
  • 5 years of Corporate Social Investment / Socio-Economic Development experience


Kate Shead has provided us with excellent service over the years, specifically in the areas of leadership development, coaching and mentoring staff, performance management and overall human resources strategic planning and implementation. She has provided our team with training in various areas, both individually in a coaching/mentoring capacity as well as group training to the larger team. The team respond very well to her support and I would recommend her highly.
Lindy Briginshaw, Director, Creative Consulting & Development Works.
Kate has a knack of balancing the human experience with the business need in a way that freed me up to make wise and sustainable choices about how to manage my people. She has taught me about performance management, how to handle salary bands, how to strategically think about corporate culture and how to manage letting staff go with integrity. Kate will always be my first choice for HR support.
Sarah Rice, Partner at Batstone


For questions and inquiries, please get in touch

Contact Info: Kate Shead

South Peninsula, Cape Town

Mobile: 082 389 5411


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