CV, Diversely experienced Office Manager targets Angola

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 13990

Skills keywords: commercial & logistics, general services, office mgr
Short Bio:

Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and business profit. A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance. Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with senior big company executives. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view. Well presented and businesslike. Able to get on with others and be a team-player.

Current location: Luanda, Angola - View on map
Nationality: Portuguese / Angolan
Preferred Sector of Employment:  General Management
Spoken languages: english, french, portuguese, spanish
Location I am interested in working: africa, Angola

Education And Qualifications
School – Esc.Seg.Henriques Nogueira, Torres Vedras – Portugal.
Completed Office Administration, EA, PA and Secretarial course.

Commercial & Logistics Manager (September 2013 – April 2014)
-Maintain and develop a computerised customer and prospect database.
-Plan and carry out direct marketing activities (principally direct mail) to agreed budgets, sales volumes, values, product mix and timescales.
-Develop ideas and create offers for direct mail and marketing to major accounts by main market sector and SNP’s ABC products.
-Respond to and follow up sales enquiries by post, telephone, and personal visits.
-Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned individual account support, and liaison with internal order-processing staff.

General Services Manager (August 2012 – August 2013)
Prezioso Angola, Lda
-Allocate and supervises the work of each person concerned
-Establishes, refines and implements procedures to service all subsidiaries
-Approach and assess the hotels and accommodation in connection with procurement and legal services;
-Contact with subcontractors (guards, cleaners, service providers)
-Check and approves the subcontractor bills

Deputy Head of Trade and Investment (March 2012)
British Embassy, Luanda
-Assist the regular running of the Trade & Investment Section by supporting the Head of Trade & Investment in Angola.
-Respond to requests from British business representatives for information about doing business in Angola and provide additional assistance and support as required.
-Accompany British Business visitors to meetings in Angola and provide mentoring and advice support as required.
-Proactively investigate Trade & Investment opportunities in Angola and highlight these to UK companies and stakeholders.

Office Manager (Jan 2008 – Feb 2012)
Bechtel International, Inc Luanda, Angola
-Responsible for overall direction of office and administrative services functions in relation to

Ambassador’s Secretary (2003 – 2006)
Embassy of Spain, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Managed the highest levels of the Embassy’s database, the official correspondence reports in several languages such as Spanish, English and Portuguese, the filing system, and the email for the Ambassador. Oganising the Ambassador’s social agenda, protocol issues and dealing with members of the Tanzanian Government, general directors of the international companies and personalities of the social and economic spheres.

Portuguese, English, Spanish, French