PERSONAL
Date of Birth:  January 2, 1984

Place of Birth:  Durban, South Africa

Citizenship:  South African

Drivers License: Code 10
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT
Abilities: Written expression and comprehension, oral expression and comprehension, speech clarity and recognition, mathematical reasoning, and inductive and deductive reasoning

Work Values: work independently and comfortable making decisions, and thrive in a collaborative work environment.

 

 

Technology Innovation Agency

September, 2009 – present

 

Office Administrator

Facilities Management: access control and security, issuing of keys and access cards, admin induction of new employees
IT related tasks: assisting with routine office IT related maintenance and repair work.
Knowledge management; ensuring that all newspapers and journal subscriptions are up to date as well as sorting of internal library.
Procurement: Process purchase requisitions /orders within purchasing authority; Invite, assess/recommend supplier tenders, bids & quotations; establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions and maintain supplier relationships; prepare and maintain purchasing records; work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements; administer contract performance; comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, standards and best practices.
Finance: Budget monitoring and control, administration of Invoices, Petty cash administration and compiling reconciliations.
Support: Preparation of agendas, minute taking for project/staff meetings & distribution thereof, Overseeing the catering and event administrative activities, Client liaison and coordinating internal/external events for the unit.
Supervision: Supervision of the Receptionist and cleaners
 

 

 

 

LifeLab

April 2, 2007 – August 31, 2009

 

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Switchboard Management: TMS Reports on caller usage, issuing of telephone codes & updating the list accordingly, Answering and screening calls, Transferring and taking messages
Office Diary Administration: Scheduling, arranging & Organising meetings, appointments & conferences with relevant role players (internal & external)
Office Support: Organise & administer travel plans & co-ordinate travel arrangements and related admin, Faxes, filing & Document control, Preparation of agendas, minute taking for project/staff meetings & distribution thereof, Handling of all incoming & outgoing correspondence, Maintaining & updating client and supplier database, receiving visitors, clients, trustees and suppliers, Kitchen supplies control and purchasing
Petty cash Administration: issuing of petty cash, compiling reconciliations every month end
Personnel administration: New employee intake – induction, new employee forms, collates ID, CV, Certificates read by CEO, site entry permits.
Procurement: Inventory control: receiving deliveries and updating on Adapt IT (Aurora) software
 

MTN (PTY)Ltd

May, 2006 – March, 2007

 

Call Center Agent – Inbound

Applying and adhering to program processes and procedures.
Attend to customer complaints with efficient & with excellent communication skills.
Act as the clients’ voice to their consumer
Responding to emailed enquiries, complaints, compliments & suggestions from the clients
Providing customers with accurate information of products & service which will convey an image of quality, integrity, superior understanding of our products & delivering all customer needs.
Data capturing.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ushaka Marine World

April, 2004 – April, 2006

 

Ticketing Attendant

Doing front office operations and duties.
Handling of ticket sales and promotions.
Customer service & liaising with clients daily.

EDUCATION
UNISA

Programme in Business Management

Current

Modules:  Management Principles, Business Communication, Business Accounting & Finance, Self-Management

Electives: Human Resource Management Principles, Marketing Management

 

Varsity College

Diploma – Purchasing Management

2013

Focus on the essential theory of purchasing and supply management

 

Pastel Accounting Training

Pastel Evolution – Procurement

2011

Focus on the essential theory of purchasing and supply management

 

University of Pretoria

Certificate – Information & Knowledge Management

2008

Focus on the process of creating, sharing, using and managing the knowledge and information of an organization.
 

SKILLS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES
 

Language – Fluent in English, isiZulu and isiXhosa

Computer Skills – Microsoft Office, Pastel, OptiSuite

Personal skills – judgment and decision making, organization, time

management, writing, service orientation and negotiation

 

 

Personal Interests – Member, Toastmasters International

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name                               : Dr  Nonhlanhla Nene

Position Held      : Head: Biotechnology Division (NBI)

Contact Details   : 031 719 6514 / 072 614 2518

Email                   : Nonhlanhla.Mzila@nbisa.org.za

 

Name                                : Mrs. Jaclyn Scheepers

Position Held       : Specialist Scientist – Cell Biology (National Bioproducts Institute))

Contact Details    : 031 719 6514 / 082 922 9804

Email                    : Jaclyn.scheepers@nbisa.org.za

 

Name                               : Mr Desmond Naidoo

Position Held      : Quality Assurance Manager (TIA)

Contact Details   : 031 904 9757 / 084 090 2707

Email                   : Desmond.Naidoo@tia.org.za

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