Executive Committee Member South African Reward Association (SARA)
Reward Practice | Executive Remuneration | Employee Value Proposition
Peet Kruger played a key role in the establishment of the South African Reward Association (SARA) and also served as the President of SARA for two years in the early 2000's and currently for the term 2013/2014. Peet holds a Masters Degree in Industrial Psychology. He is also a certified Global Remuneration Professional (GRP) and a Faculty Member of the World@Work. As a tutor on the Global Remuneration Professional programme he has taught more than 1500 GRP students over the last 7 years in different parts of the world.
Peet is the founder and co-owner of Synntech People Solutions (previously known as RP Consulting) and fulfills the role as Senior Consultant on client projects. In 2011, RP Consulting was engaged by Synergised Engineering Technologies (Synntech) to render an HR and Total Rewards service and it was through this engagement that an important partnership was formed due to the convergence of values as well as an entrepreneurial approach to business. This led to the incorporation of RP Consulting into the Synntech group of companies, and the rebranding and renaming of the company to Synntech People Solutions.
Peet was previously a Director at Remchannel and was appointed as an Associate Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) after the merger between Remchannel and the PwC Reward Practice in 2010. He has extensive experience in human resources management and more specifically in the development of performance and total reward management strategies and solutions. He has worked with several large corporations, as Human Resources Manager before he started his consulting career in 1998. He consulted to and managed large projects across all industries in the private and public sectors.
The South African Reward Association (SARA) is a professional body aimed at promoting the reward profession and practices.
SARA's role is to promote, develop and empower the reward profession in South Africa, and to ensure that Reward specialists and managers, human resources professionals and executives dealing with and responsible for Reward management, have the skills, confidence and passion for the reward discipline to make a significant difference in the way organisations position themselves to achieve their strategic objectives.
While setting minimum standards for the industry, they award professional status to eligible members in various reward categories and create knowledge-building, sharing and networking opportunities for their members and those operating in our industry. They do this to promote and develop the reward industry and to ensure sound reward management practices and acceptable standards in the following areas:
Remuneration (Fixed and Variable) Benefits Work-life balance Performance and Recognition Important components of the employee value proposition