Mahamed Rajah

Mahamed is an experienced trainer. He trains several of the Conflict Dynamics courses and coaches and assesses mediators on the Conflict Dynamics mediator skills course. He consulted for the International Labour Organization's project to train staff of the Department of Labour and co-trained mediators for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) training centre in Turin, Italy. He was one of the trainers of the first selection of the CCMA Commissioners at its inception. Mahamed trains and assesses candidate Commissioners at Wits University. He has been a Judge, in Paris, at the ICC international mediation competition.

Mahamed has more than 30 years experience as a facilitator, mediator, arbitrator, trainer, and relationship-building facilitator. He chairs disciplinary hearings and bargaining forums.

Mahamed was accredited in 2007 by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR, UK) as a commercial mediator, coach, and assessor. He was trained at the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) in Britain. He is a Mediation Training Institute International (MTI) certified consultant in workplace mediation. Mahamed has a BA (Honours) Political Science: Pb (Pakistan) 1972, a MA Political Science. PU (Pakistan) 1974 and A Diploma in Labour Relations (UNISA) 1981.

Mahamed Rajah is a part-time senior commissioner at the CCMA and serves on the CCMA collective bargaining panel. Mahamed was an associate professor at the UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership, lecturing in labour law, negotiation and conflict management, industrial relations, and dispute resolution (1980 – 2016). Before joining UNISA, in 1980, Mahamed was an employment consultant.

Mahamed is available to train in English and Afrikaans.