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Serial No: 23466

List top 5 skills: administration, negotiator, project management
Short Bio:

I am an experienced Executive Assistant and currently reside in Cape Town, South Africa. Furthermore I have gained extensive experience within the Property Management industry and assisted on various Property Development Projects. My vision is to pursue an Assistant role within a construction company, namely Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or Project Administrator role, whereby I will gather the necessary tools and experience to move forward within the industry.

Current location: 

Western Cape, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, General Management, other

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Australia, United Kingdom



Profile & Career Objectives

I am a dedicated, customer-focused individual offering significant experience in self-directed positions requiring effective support, secretarial and administrative abilities. I am an adaptable team player recognised for willingness to learn and teach newly acquired skills. I am loyal, trustworthy and most of all possess the ability to understand instinctively what types of information need to be kept in confidence. I am an excellent negotiator and have above average listening skills. My clearest goal is to manage my own company in which I will eventually outsource my Project Management expertise to various organisations around the globe.

Educational Details

TERTIARY EDUCATION:

INSTITUTION: Cape Peninsula University of Cape Town (CPUT)
COURSE: Baccalaureus Technologiae: Project Management (2013)
SUBJECTS COMPLETED: – Project Management Process IV

– Project Resources IV

– Project Quality IV

– Project Accounting IV

– Entrepreneurship IV

– Strategic Management IV

– Operational Research IV

– Project Research IV

COURSE: National Diploma: Office Management and Technology – Cum Laude (2012)
SUBJECTS COMPLETED: – Personnel Management I

– Legal Practice I

– Communication I, II

– Experiential Training Module A, Module B

– Business Administration I, II,III

– Information Administration I, II, III

– Financial Accounting I

INSTITUTION: University of South Africa (UNISA)
COURSE: Bachelor of Accounting Science
SUBJECTS COMPLETED: – Commercial Law I

SECONDARY EDUCATION:

SECONDARY SCHOOL: Springfield Convent Senior School
YEAR COMPLETED: Matric, 2001
SUBJECTS COMPLETED: – English, Afrikaans, Accounting, Geography, Biology, Mathematics

IN-HOUSE TRAINING:

INSTITUTION: X-Pert Group
COURSE: BTec Professional Certificate – Project Management
SUBJECTS COMPLETED: – Structuring and starting a work based project

– Establishing cost & procurement processes for a work based project

– Developing affective HR Management & Communications

– Developing project risk management, time management & quality measures

EXTRA MURAL ACTIVITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS:

SACEE English Exam – Grade 11 (2000)

IEB Mathematics Exam – Grade 9 (1998)

Waterfront Theatre School – Drama, Modern Jazz, Ballet, Tap (1997)

Career Summary

ORGANISATION: ICV Africa

POSITION HELD: Office Manager / Special Projects Administrator

DUTIES:
– Coordination of various projects, i.e. project managing the implementation of a new IT infrastructure; Office Management

– Event coordination: participation in the planning and logistics of events / projects relating to the department

– Assisting with the implementation of HR Policies and Procedures

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: November 2014 – Current

ORGANISATION: Metropolitan Health
POSITION HELD: Executive Personal Assistant to Group Executive in the Governance & Compliance Department, Head of Internal Audit, Heads of Scheme Finance & Head of Fraud Risk Management

DUTIES:
– Provide general office management / administrative support

– Travel Arrangements; Accommodation; General Support

– Run personal errands; handle her personal interests & families interests, finances, administration, etc.

– Coordination of various projects; follow up

– Prepare budgets and cash flows

– Preparation and formatting of various correspondence, reports etc.

– Diary Management

– Event coordination: participation in the planning and logistics of events / projects relating to the department

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: June 2013 – July 2014

ORGANISATION: Private Property Developer
POSITION HELD: Personal Assistant/Project Co-ordinator
DUTIES:
– Provide secretarial / administrative support

– Run personal errands for Property Developer; handle his personal interests & families interests, finances, administration, etc.

– Travel Arrangements; Accommodation; General Support

– Coordination of various projects; follow up

– Prepare budgets and cash flows for London based projects

– Property Management London: deal with contractors in London and South Africa

– Coordinate projects for a NPO (Anonymoose Projects)

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: March 2011 – March 2013

ORGANISATION: Admex Promotional Marketing
POSITION HELD: Administrator/Product Sourcing Assistant
DUTIES:
– Provide secretarial / administrative support

– Run personal errands for Executive Sales Consultant

– Finances – online banking etc

– Coordination of various projects; follow up

– Product sourcing for clients; Client/Supplier Liaison

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: March 2011 – February 2012

ORGANISATION: E-Cash Systems
POSITION HELD: Personal Assistant/Project Administrator/Client Liaison
DUTIES:
– Provide full secretarial / administrative support to Chief Accounts Manager

– Run personal errands for Manager; handle his personal interests, finances, administration, etc. as well as all business interests.

– Travel Arrangements; Accommodation; Expense Claims; General Support; attendance & vacation schedule management

– Coordination of various projects; follow up

– Staff Management whilst Project Administrator

– Property Management London: deal with contractors in London and South Africa

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: February 2009 – February 2011

ORGANISATION: Hermans and Roman Property Solutions
POSITION HELD: Facilities Administrator/Personal Assistant
DUTIES:
– Administration for the National Facilities Manager,

Facilities Manager Western Cape & Facilities Coordinator

Western Cape Nationally

– Travel Arrangements; Expense Claims; General Admin Support; Minute taking; calendar management

– Staff Management & Fleet Management

– Compile Condition Assessment Reports nationally

– Draft Facilities Organogram & responsible for keeping the document updated

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: July 2007 – April 2008

ORGANISATION: ACA Promotions & Gifts cc
POSITION HELD: Personal/Sales Assistant
DUTIES:
– Liaise with all suppliers

– Travel Arrangements; Accommodation; Payment of creditors

– Direct sales to corporate clients

– Deal with all necessary correspondence between the business & suppliers

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: March 2007 – September 2007

ORGANISATION: Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
POSITION HELD: Problem Manager (August 2006 – March 2007)
New Server Support Coordinator (July 2005 – August 2006)
Project Administrator/Technical Writer (2004)
DUTIES:
Problem Manager

– Investigate roof cause of P1 & P2 issues

– Follow up communication with various technical teams

– Attend weekly and ad hoc meetings with Global Problem Management Team & liaised with Incident Management Team

New Server Support Coordinator

– Coordinate technical teams & project teams on all issues related to servers

– Certification of acceptance servers

Project Administrator/Technical Writer

– Technical writing of all project documentation

– Conference calls with different countries – Cameroon, UK, United States, Asia

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: May 2004 – March 2007

ORGANISATION: First National Bank – Fish Hoek Branch
POSITION HELD: Telesales Consultant (2 months contract)
DUTIES:
– Offered credit cards to bank clients, did credit checks on system

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: 2003

ORGANISATION: Designer Computer Networks (DSN)
POSITION HELD: Helpdesk Coordinator/IT Technician
DUTIES:
– Analyzes & troubleshoots computer support problems & applies understanding of computer software & hardware products & services to resolve problems of users

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: June 2002 – October 2003

Skills Developed

• Computer Literacy – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher

• Prioritising

• Leadership

• Multitasking

• Decision Making

• Communication