SOUTH AFRICA DEVELOPMENT
Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls
HENLEY-ON-KLIP, GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls is synonymous with the leaders of the future. As the leading South African Construction Project Management firm Betts Townsend were appointed as Project Managers on behalf of the Oprah Winfrey Foundation to safeguard the project spend and programme management to ensure that the institution was delivered to the highest standard, on time and within budget.
Procurement administration was overseen by Betts Townsend with a direct personal involvement and approval process via Chicago with direct selection by Oprah Winfrey herself. All FF&E and OS&E was procured and manufactured in South Africa making the school a proudly South African product.
Client: Oprah Winfrey Foundation
Role: Project management
Completion date: July 2007
Value: R386 million
Size: 450 stands