Highly Educated Administrator in Education

Serial No: 11620
Skills keywords: administration, marking papers, performance reports
Short Bio:

A resourceful and intelligent Economics Graduate, currently studying towards Masters qualification, with specialist capabilities in economic and statistical analysis. Excellent track record as a tutor, lecturer and researcher within academic environments. Goal-focussed with the proven ability to develop innovative solutions to the most complex problems.

Current location:  Western Cape, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Admin and Clerical, education and training
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: canada

Education and Qualifications

Masters: Economics (Due to Graduate 2/2014)

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Advanced Microeconomic Theory. Project: Developed a Principal-Agent model to analyse the moral hazard problem present in contracts with Immigration Agencies

Advanced Macroeconomics. Project: Assessed how the fiscal sustainability of emerging market economies is affected by quantitative easing in the developed world

Financial Econometrics. Project: Stock market volatility spillovers from the US banking sector to the Canadian banking sector – a case for a highly concentrated banking sector

Dynamic Economic Theory. Project: Developed a DSGE model for unconventional monetary policy

Development Economics. Project: Are non-cash government grants too paternalistic?

Thesis: The economic impact of the Social Enterprise

Bachelor (Hons) Economics (2012)

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Thesis: The role of public debt in Economic Development

BCom: Economic Sciences – Economics & Statistics (2011)

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Career Summary


University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

• Key member of a busy administrative team, with responsibility for invigilating examinations and marking undergraduate papers

• Preparing detailed reports on the performance and areas for improvement of each student, drawing upon course work and examinations to inform content


University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

• Providing one-to-one and group tuition and support to first year Economics students, investing time and energy into relationship building and the preparation of high quality course materials

• Adopting an innovative approach to aiding students in their understanding of abstract and technical concepts, using group work to facilitate self study

• Increasing the value of tutorials through regular critical evaluation, as well as through assistance in determining tutorial questions that facilitate student learning


University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

• Using advanced statistical skills and the ability to engage easily with others to support university students in their statistical course work and practical tasks

• Supporting lecturers by marking short assignments and by partnering with them to identify areas of course material that students need additional help with


Sanlam Investment Managers, South Africa

• Securing a month-long opportunity to gain hands-on experience within the Global Investments Team, including management reporting, general ledger reconciliations and tax income trend analysis

Other Achievements

• Member of Bellville City Football Club, SA (1998-2013)

• President of a youth organization within the Free Reformed Church in Bellville, SA (2010-2012)

• Chairperson of the Durbanville High School Orchestra Committee, achieving 1st place at the KZN International Wind Band Competition (2008)

• Used sound leadership and strong motivational skills to coach a team of Under 11’s in football (2008)

Key I.T Skills

• Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, R, SAS, STATA, Statistica & E-views