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Manager Sales

Durban, KZN, South Africa
January 16, 2018

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I feel I would be an asset to an employer as I believe I am a professional individual who is highly organised and structured to streamline my duties. I enjoy a varied position and work well under pressure. I work well in a team environment, as well as independently. I am able to communicate effectively from a management level to a grass root level. I am an individual who is keen to settle in a company.




ID NUMBER : 690*** **** 08 1

RESIDENTIAL AREA : Pinetown, Durban

LANGUAGE : English, Afrikaans



REQUIRED SALARY : R15 000 (Negotiation)

AVAILABILITY : 1 February 2018



DATE : 1987


English, Afrikaans, Accounting, Typing,

Geography and Biology


MS Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook

Pastel (Cloud Ware)

Sales Force (In house)

SAP (3 years ago)



COMPANY : Zilmet Pumps & Pressure Systems – Temp Assignment

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : 1 November 2017 – Present

POSITION HELD : Receptionist


Welcome all visitors by greeting them, in person.

Answer all incoming calls in a professional manner and direct accordingly.

Maintain security by locking office every day.


Receive all customer payments via card machine.

Responsible for all company quotes.

Typing of general correspondence for all employees.

Responsible for all ordering of company stationery for employees.

Responsible for reconciling the company petrol account on a monthly basis.

Receive all incoming company mail and directed accordingly.

Booking of customer courier services is coordinated through reception on a daily basis.

Company filing was done on a daily basis.

Protect company information at all times.

COMPANY : Allied Capital (Pty) Ltd

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : November 2015 – 31 March 2017

POSITION HELD : Branch Manager


Effectively manage large amounts of incoming calls.

Interviewed customers, analysis of customer records on a daily basis.

Generated purchase, sale and rental documents on Sales Force computer programme.

Assisted customers telephonically and record all serial numbers of tracking units.

Preparation of daily reports for submission to head office.

Assistance with recovery of vehicles and management of bad debts.

Followed up with client on outstanding payments and assisted clients with payment arrangement approvals with head office

Ensured the safe keeping of all company documentation.


COMPANY : The Playhouse Company (contract)

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : October 2014 – February 2015

POSITION HELD : Administration Manager


Prepared all travel arrangements (both locally and internationally) for the CEO and council members i.e. flights, car hire, accommodation, visa requirements, etc. for various meetings and events.

Managed the daily duties of the personal assistant.

Coordinated and arranged catering for various meetings.

Prepared the Council packs for all Council members and management.

Liaised with Council members on various matters.

Provided an efficient professional telephone service at all times.

Scheduled and took minutes of all senior management and council meetings.

Maintained and ensured the efficiency of the day-to-day tasks of the running of the office.


Coordinated the monthly reports required from senior management for submission to the Department of Arts & Culture.

Ensured the safe keeping of all company documentation.

Assisted my boss in various personal matters.


COMPANY : Multisearch - Massdiscounters

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : November 2013 – July 2014

POSITION HELD : Executive Personal Assistant


Provided an effective diary management system – scheduled all diary appointments.

Made all travel arrangements (both locally and internationally) for the IT Director and Dion Wired director / teams, i.e. pre-online bookings, visa requirements, etc., for various meetings.

Liaised with clients and kept them updated with regards to meetings and other issues.

Provided an efficient professional telephone service at all times.

Designed and developed professional presentations and reports.

Took minutes of all managements meetings.

Setup and maintained administrative measures to ensure the efficiency of the day-to-day tasks of running the office.

Coordinated and arranged catering for various meetings.

Ensured the safe keeping of all company documentation.

All SAP processing of all travel orders and expense orders were captured on SAP, together with all goods received processing.

Assisted my boss in various personal matters.

REASON FOR LEAVING : Temporary Assignment

COMPANY : Tendele Coal Mining

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : June 2012 – June 2013

POSITION HELD : Personal Assistant to CEO


Provided a full administrative and business support to the CEO and other members of his executive management team.

Maintained and planned the CEO’s calendar for all meetings, teleconferences and travel (both domestic and international).

Compiled Board packs for the shareholders and CEO’s report on a monthly basis.

Provided a professional minute taking service for all senior meetings.

Responsible for all company catering with regards to both internal and external functions.

Provided a professional service for all travel arrangements for all company employees.

Provided a professional service for stationery for the company employees. Perused all incoming mail that was received for the CEO on a daily basis.


Planned and coordinated PR initiatives with regards to visits to the mine i.e. sourced helicopter charters, catering and necessary permits to the mine.

When it deemed necessary for the CEO to compile presentations, would I assist.

Proficient user of MS Office.

REASON FOR LEAVING : Excessive distance from Richards Bay

COMPANY : Richards Bay Coal Terminal

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : May 2007 – May 2012

POSITION HELD : Executive General Manager Secretary

: Executive Project Secretary

Staff Coordinator – Operations


Provided full support to Operations Manager, General Manager: Human Resources, General Manager: Health, Safety and Compliance and General Manager: Phase V Projects, in both business and of a personal nature.

Typed all correspondence, reports, faxes, agendas and minutes of meetings, etc.

Took minutes of meetings; which included disciplinary hearings, safety and management meetings.

During the absence of any of my General Managers, I issued directives regarding matters requiring decisions/redirecting and re-allocation thereof.

Compiled and prepared the Procom Monthly Report (Phase V project report) for all the shareholders.

Prepared other monthly reports for Exco, General Manager’s monthly meetings, OPCO and all strategic meetings.

Arranged all travel; both domestic and international. This included providing itineraries, together with necessary backup confirmation i.e. hotel bookings, care hire confirmation, Avis point-to-point and flight details.

Perused all incoming mail, sorted and replied directly, where possible and/or redirected, as necessary.

Maintained both all of the General Manager’s diaries, liaised with various external parties with regards to the setting up of meetings (coordinated the time, venue, backup papers with regards to entrance permits, etc.).

Coordinated all catering and venue requirements for workshops, conferences, meetings and other functions.

Originated/handled the following on SAP: Stores Requisitions, Work Orders, Notification, all external purchasing and managed business leave requirements for all of my bosses.

Responsible for all operations daily reports on Oracle and this also included working on weekends.

Maintained General Managers filling systems.

Maintained and managed both General Manager’s departments Company procedures electronically.

Responsible for ordering of all stationery and stock taking thereof.

Protected all company information.


REASON FOR LEAVING : Better career prospects

COMPANY : Sohlo cc

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : March 2003 – December 2006

POSITION HELD : Personal Assistant/Financial Assistant


Responsible for all debtors and creditors.

Kept books of the Company on an accounting package – Simply Accounting and Pastel.

Responsible for 12 staff members, including the administrative process of their salaries.

Typed all correspondence, reports, faxes, agendas and minutes of meetings, etc.

Assisted the sales team where necessary.

Kept the petty cash up to date.

Responsible for all the day-to-day banking; which included internet banking.

REASON FOR LEAVING : Company liquidated

COMPANY : Jenmark Consulting cc

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : January 1999 – February 2003

POSITION HELD : Office Manager


Prepared comprehensive financial reports and proposals.

Input of all customer account activity information into an extensive database.

Handled customer complaints; encouraged a friendly customer service environment.

Dealt with all medical aid brokers: sales, accounts, salaries, etc.

Kept the company books up to date.

Responsible for all day-to-day banking.

REASON FOR LEAVING : Relocated to Durban


COMPANY : C3 (Apple Mac Supplier)

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : March 1996 – November 1999 POSITION HELD : Secretary/PA and Sales


Screened all incoming telephone calls.

Typed all correspondence, reports, faxes, agendas and minutes of meetings, etc.

Kept the cashbook up to date for the Financial Director.

Responsible for all invoicing for the sales department.

Responsible for the co-ordination of all training courses.

Worked my way up to become a sales representative for the company and dealt with the following: cold calling, invoicing, servicing of clients and customer services.

REASON FOR LEAVING : Accepted a half day position to be with my children in the afternoon


PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : August 1994 – February 1996

POSITION HELD : Personal Assistant


Screened all incoming telephone calls.

Typed all correspondence, reports, faxes, agendas and minutes of meetings, etc. using a Dictaphone.

Handled all account queries.

Responsible for taking of minutes of all meetings.

Kept the petty cash up to date.

Responsible for any other admin work that was required on a day-to-day basis.

REASON FOR LEAVING : Company was located in Carlton Centre

COMPANY : Conlog

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : July 1992 – July 1994

POSITION HELD : Sales Secretary


Screened all incoming telephone calls.

Typed all correspondence, reports, faxes, agendas and minutes of meetings, etc.

Spreadsheets, budgets, management reports and took minutes of meetings.

Sales administration, filling, faxing and banking.

Assisted the sales team where necessary.


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