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CV, Business Development Executive seeking position in United Kingdom

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 9688

List top 5 skills: administration, financial services, market research, office support, project management, recruitment, sales
Short Bio:

As a recent graduate from University of Sussex, my master’s degrees in International Relations and Social Research Methods have allowed me to sharpen my technical and analytical skills. My university experiences have equipped me with key interpersonal skills. Here, I’ve worked and managed teams with multinational peers. My liaison and management skills have been proven in my current job as a Business Development Executive in s recruitment firm.

Current location: 

Singapore - View on map

Nationality: 

Singaporean

Spoken languages: 

english, Hindi, mandarin, Panjabi

Locations I am interested in working:

Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, United Kingdom



EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• MA International Relations, University of Sussex, UK, 2012

• BA Sociology, University of Buffalo, State University of NY, 2011

• Diploma in Business Management, MDIS, Singapore, 2007

WORK EXPERIENCE

Business Development Executive Royale Consultant Management

• Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings with Clients. I was able to get Coca Cola’s contract with my current company.

• Planning and preparing presentations for internal and external recruitment. (powerpoint)

• Communicating new recruitment strategies to prospective clients

• Overseeing the development of marketing literature

• Drafting reports for potential clients

• Providing management with feedback

• Training staff

• Researching current market trends

• Identifying potential clients via social networking

Junior Operations Executive July 2011-Sept 2011

Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations

• Manage all aspects of operations within organisation; responsible for development, formation and consolidation of local women’s councils through various initiatives

• Support organisation of various events for community; work closely with under privileged children to understand needs and provide aid where necessary

• Liaise and communicate with key internal and external stakeholders to meet organisation objectives; conceptualise, implement and promote programs within non-profit organisation

• Draft progress reports for senior management; communicate project status and outline recommendations for future action

• Actively gather feedback and performance metrics on various programs; utilise data to drive improvements for future planning initiatives; actively ensure follow up action carried through

• Actively monitor expenditure to ensure adherence to pre-determined budgetary limits

Reasons for leaving: I had an offer to further my studies and I took the chance to do my Masters. Nov 2013-Present

Financial Planner,

Great Eastern, Singapore March 2011 – Aug 2011

• Oversee growth of business through building of strong professional relationships with existing clients and actively solicit new clients

• Liaise and coordinate with investment product specialists to manage and diversifies clients’ asset portfolio with the objective of wealth preservation and achieving their financial goals.

• Evaluate and analyse financial data to match client risk appetite; liaise closely with clients to update on performance review and asset allocation

• Coordinate with investment product specialist to manage and monitor investment strategies implemented to meet client’s targeted investment objectives

• Ensure high level of compliance in areas of risk and fraud, and operational efficiency by adhering to its internal control standards

• Conceptualise and develop business strategies, marketing plan and annual targets

Reasons for leaving: I was seeking more challenges. The department did not provide training and development, which was important to me, to grow my skills.

Intern,

Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations April-May 2011

• Supported full spectrum of administrative duties for non-profit with specific focus on events marketing; liaised closely with communications department to produce innovative ideas to reach out to target audience

SKILLS & INTERESTS

• Languages: Fluent in English, Punjabi, Hindi and Mandarin

• Technical skills: Microsoft suite of applications