CV, Junior Economist Seeking Work InUK Or Internationally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 30657
(04/04/1989, female)
Skills keywords: development economics, economic research, investment, junior economist, policy analyst
Short Bio:

Excellent leadership and teamwork skills; experience in collaborating with people from multicultural environments; held a client-facing role with ground knowledge of the stock market and various investment products; advanced proficiency in English and Serbo-Croatian and working knowledge of French; computer skills include MS Office, Stata, E-Views, Introductory Matlab.

Current location: Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, Bosnia and Herzegovina - View on map
Nationality: South African & Bosnian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Banking Insurance and Financial Services, Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english, french, Serbo-Croatian
Location I am interested in working: Australia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
List the countires you have a visa to work in: bosnia and herzegovina, South Africa


2012-2013 The University of Manchester
MSc Economics Grade: 69% (Merit)

Dissertation Title – ‘The Use of Required Reserves as a Macroprudential Policy: The Experience of Middle Income Countries’. Grade: 83% (Distinction)

• Developed excellent mathematical, statistical and econometric skills.

• Completed the MSc dissertation through quantitative and qualitative research.

2011-2012 The University of Manchester
Post Graduate Diploma Economics Grade: 60% (Merit)

2010 University of Pretoria
BA(Hons) International Relations Grade: 75% (Distinction, cum laude)

• Developed excellent critical thinking, analysis and presentation skills.

• Successfully balanced academic responsibilities with a tutor job.

2007-2009 University of Pretoria Grade: 60%
BA (specialization in International Relations, Economics, French)

• Triple majored and took on extra subject credits.

2003-2006 Pierre van Ryneveld Christian Academy
SAT score: 1660

Grade 12: Mathematics (A), Science (B+), Biology (A-), English (A+), French (A)

Grade 11: Mathematics (B+), Science (A-), Biology (B+), English (A-), French (A-)

Grade 10: Mathematics (B), Science (B), Biology (B+), English (B+), French (B)

Work Experience

6 March 2014 – 29 May 2015
Saxo Capital Markets, Johannesburg, South Africa

Institutional Sales Associate (Front Office)

• Developed and managed institutional client relationships

• Operated on the trading desk and acquired knowledge of multiple investment instruments

• Gained the experience of a high-pressure, fast paced environment

Feb-Oct 2010
University of Pretoria, Department of Political Science

Academic Tutor

• Conducted regular tutorial classes and consultations, and developed useful communication skills with students and staff members.

• Co-organized Annual Department Quiz through team-work, and independently secured sponsorship for the prizes from the United Nations Information Centre, Pretoria.

1 Jun-17 Jul 2009
United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Pretoria, South Africa


• Operated in a tight team to compile media selections from the South African press for submission to the UN Department of Information in New York.

• Liaised with media personnel to ensure strong communication relationships between the UNIC and regional media –gained excellent communication skills

Organisational/Community Involvement/Positions of Responsibility

Jan-Jun 2012
Residents’ Association George Kenyon Hall, University of Manchester

Social Secretary

• Managed and led excursions around the U.K. for groups of around 50 students.

• Collaborated within a multicultural team and overcame differences.

• Co-ordinated social events for the university residence hall.

Young Economists’ Society, University of Pretoria

Steering Committee Member

• Aided in establishing the society and organizing career events for students.

United Nations Association of South Africa (Pretoria Chapter) – Student Committee

Marketing Chairperson

• Leadership role in redesigning and broadening the campus association’s marketing campaign.

• Negotiated a printing sponsorship deal from ‘Q-photo’.

• Organized and volunteered in community outreach projects.

Model United Nations (South Africa)

Active debater


2011/2012 President’s Prize for teamwork in Residents’ Association, University of Manchester.

2011 Academic Honorary Colours, University of Pretoria
Golden Key International Honour Society

Additional Skills

IT Proficient in Microsoft Office, E-Views, Stata and limited knowledge of Matlab.

Languages Bilingual in English and Serbo-Croatian. Intermediate level French (DELF Level B1).

Interests & Activities

Volunteering Actively volunteered for underprivileged schools and charities in Pretoria.

Sport Varsity Tennis Team, University of Pretoria.

Travelling Highly enjoy travelling to different parts of the world and exploring new cultures.

Would require a Visa to work in the UK.