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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 44141
(07/27/1964, male)
List top 5 skills: case management, educator, multilingual, skills in logistics, team leader
Short Bio:

Along with Social Science & IT qualifications I have experience in languages (Spanish, Arabic, Farsi).

For a number of years I was in Madrid working as a volunteer for an equine rescue centre. At the centre I was able to take responsibility for a number of roles and take direct part in the development of public relations and fund raising activities. This included liaising with media, educational facilities and local government.

Currently working in emergency logistical management.

Current location: Auckland, New Zealand - View on map
Nationality: British, New Zealand
Preferred Sector of Employment:  multilingual, Oil, Gas and Energy, Transport and Logistics
Spoken languages: Arabic, english, farsi, spanish
In what location are you searching for employment: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Australia, Europe


KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Teamwork:

• Evidenced and demonstrated by ability and experience in education as a teacher where the role is to lead the team to the successful acquisition of language.

• Also demonstrated by work as volunteer at equine refuge with desire and ability and aptitude to work within the team and to assume responsibility for a number of roles and to bring tasks to completion.

Communication:

• This is evidenced by working in education with necessity to explain and transmit information and new concepts to non-English speaking students.

• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relations with a range of stakeholders including in unfamiliar and non-English speaking environments in Spain and Iran.

Problem-solving:

• As evidenced by aptitude and ability to learn and use programming languages such as C++ and web –design tools.

• Also by desire, ability and aptitude for learning Spanish, Arabic, Farsi/Persian.

• Ability to manage and bring to conclusion complex multi – faceted assistance cases.

Organisation:

• Organisation and time-management, as evidenced by completion of concurrent language degrees.

• Also evidenced by multi-role position at animal refuge centre.

• Preparation and taking of multiple classes also to consider as proof of organisational ability.

Perseverance and motivation:

• Inclination and aptitude towards finishing successfully a set task or achieving a particular goal. Evidenced by the ability and subsequent success in language teaching where determination and patience are essential.

• Also evidenced by concurrent reading of two language degrees while also working.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

• Love of learning

• Flexibility and adaptability

• Hard-working

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Case Manager
2013 – current
First Assistance Emergency & Rescue, Auckland, New Zealand

Key responsibilities:

• Providing assistance/advice to customers in emergency situations overseas.

• Dealing with and case managing particular customers.

• Liaising with client service providers in New Zealand & overseas.

Key achievement:

• Solving complex problems for customers often with a time critical factor and in stressful situations.

 

English Teacher
2009 – 2012
Baxter Business Services, Madrid, Spain

Key responsibilities:

• Class and exam preparation and delivery.

• Course preparation and student pre-assessment.

• Student assessment, including coursework and exams.

Key achievement:

• Successful delivery of service to various stakeholders including Director of Studies, individual students, Human Resources and parents.

 

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

Diploma * 2 Arabic/Farsi
2005 – 2009
Australian National University + University of Tehran
Canberra, ACT, Australia

MSc Computer Science
2000 – 2001
University of Newcastle upon Tyne + University Polytechnic of Madrid
Newcastle, United Kingdom

MA (Hons) Political Studies
1994– 1998
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND VOLUNTARY WORK

2000-2012
Volunteer at the Friends of the Donkey shelter where we rescue and breed equines, mainly donkeys.

I was responsible for educational and promotional duties, including fundraising activities, liaison with schools and community groups, web-site maintenance and media co-operation. I was also co- responsible for basic care of animals including feeding and grooming.

 

INTERESTS

Languages, Hispanic culture, Islamic culture, Horticulture.




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