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CV, Ghana Based Research Professional Seeking Work In UK

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 23623

List top 5 skills: administration, fundraising, records management, research
Short Bio:

I am a History degree holder with two years working experience working with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yilo Korbo Municipal Assembly and International Service UK. I am a goal oriented indvidual, open minded and ready to adapt in any new environment.
I have experience in NGO, marketing, administration, records management, Executive Assistance and Research.

Current location: 

Accra-Ghana - View on map

Nationality: 

Ghanaian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Marketing, Admin and Clerical, General Management

Spoken languages: 

english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

Sweden, switzerland, United Kingdom, United States



Profile

I am a result-oriented individual with excellent interpersonal skills seeking to pursue a career in an environment that requires teamwork, diligence and commitment. I aspire to rise through the ranks by taking up challenging responsibilities where my key competencies would be relied upon to drive organizational efficiency and operational success.

Educational Background

1 .Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology (KNUST)
Bachelor of Arts, History, Second Class Upper Division.
2009-2013

2. Ofori Panin Secondary School (OPASS)
W.A.S.S.C.E
2005-2008

3. Akyem Hemang D/A J.SS
B.E.C.E
2003-2005

Career Summary

International Service Volunteer – Trade Aid Integrated
January 2015 – March 2015

 I Organized and facilitated sensitization sessions for students and traders on Fair Trade

 Assisted in preliminary preparations for the organization of the 2015 Bolgatanga International Craft and Art Fair (BICAF)

 Marketed the activities of Trade Aid Integrated via social media platforms

 Spearheaded processes to make Bolgatanga a recognized Fair trade town by facilitating a twinning agreement with Shaftsbury Town (UK)

 Assisted in raising funds to further the activities of Trade Aid Integrated

 Field supervision and training for craft workers in Bolgatanga

 Development of programme/project contents and project monitoring

Administrative Assistant – Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration
August 2014 – December 2014

 I was Involved in the preparatory work towards the hosting of the 8th Pan African Congress in Accra. This involved interactions with Office of the President, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Youth groups, Pan African groups, and the Media, in a bid to achieve effective mobilization of key interest groups for the Congress.

 I was part of the Media Strategy group tasked to publicize the Pan African Congress to increase awareness and participation. I managed the Social media platforms and the website for the Congress.

 I assisted in the day-to-day administration of the Secretariat.

Research Assistant – Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration (Diaspora Affairs Bureau)
February 2014 – July 2014

 I was part of a team that organized a series of stakeholder consultations to fashion out Ghana’s Diaspora Engagement Policy and Implementation Strategy.

 I worked on various research topics pertaining to Diaspora engagement and was also tasked to draft reports, speeches, briefs and minutes.

 I was in charge of the general management of the office of the Director, including records management, organization of the official schedule, personal management and office upkeep.

Research Assistant – Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration (Asia and Pacific Bureau)
October 2013 – January 2014

 I assisted to prepare research works on topics related to Ghana’s engagements in the Asia Pacific region and also drafted reports, speeches, briefs and minutes.

 I assisted in the organization of events and meetings of the Bureau. i.e. stakeholder meetings, preparatory meetings and official visits.

 I was in charge of the general management of the office of the Director.

Intern – Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly (Planning Department)
June 2013 – September 2013

 I assisted in the review of the 2012 Action Plan and the drafting of the 2013 Action Plan of the Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly.

 I was involved in the field monitoring of ongoing and completed projects of the Municipal Assembly.

 I drafted reports and minutes of field activities and meetings.

Intern – Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly (Client Service Department)
May 2011 – July 2011

 I engaged the clients and visitors of the Municipal Assembly. It involved scheduling appointments for officers and marketing the work and activities of the Assembly to its prospective partners and clients.

Key Competencies

 Good communication skills Records Management

 Research Leadership

 Strategic Planning Microsoft Office Suite

 Public Presentations Administration

 Drafting (Speeches, letters, briefs, Reports,) Fundraising

 Budget Management Social Media Managing

Positions Held & Personal Achievements

1. President, National Service Personnel Association (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration) – 2013 – 2014

• In this role I was the leader of a team that organized National Service Personnel in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the first time in a bid to increase their productivity and also build their capacity through a series of activities.

2. Secretary (OPASS Old Students Association – KNUST) – 2011- 2012

3. Member of Hallelufesto 2013 Planning Committee (NUPS-G, KNUST) – 2013

4. Cell Leader (NUPS-G, KNUST) – 2010 – 2013

5. S.R.C Class Representative (OPASS) – 2005 – 2008

6. Representative of OPASS in the 2008 N.C.C.E Quiz – 2008

7. Senior Boys Prefect – 2004 – 2005

8. President, Family Life Education Club – 2004 – 2005

9. Secretary, Family Life Education Club – 2003 – 2004

10. Peer Educator (Philip Foundation) – 2003 – 2005