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Manager Customer Service

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
May 13, 2019

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Dear Hiring Manager,

Please find enclosed my curriculum vitae in application for the vacancy advertised by you.

As you can see, I have had extensive work experience in office environments, the retail sector and service industries, giving me varied skills and the ability to work with many different types of people. I believe I could fit easily into your team.

I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I’m flexible, quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others. I also have lots of ideas and enthusiasm. I’m keen to work for a company with a great reputation and high profile like yours.

I have excellent references and would be delighted to discuss any possible vacancy with you at your convenience. I am able to take on the responsibility of this position immediately. In case you do not have any suitable openings at the moment, I would be grateful if you would keep my cv on file for any future possibilities.

Thank you for taking the time to consider my application and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Yours sincerely,

Johann van der Merwe


Soft Skills Hard Skills

Project Management Salesforce

Team Leadership Marketing

Communication Supervision


Invictus Foreman, Manager, Site Manager/Supervisor at

April 2017 – Dec 2018 various contracts in Zimbabwe, Zeerust, Kwamhlanga and East London.

Installations of cable, building of cable racking, Construction.

RTJ Electrical & Instrumentation Supervision of employees, stores, boilermakers,

July 2015 – May 2017 installation teams, admin and office personnel


Sarine Construction Supervision of 120 workers, installation of silos

August 2016 – November 2016


Fensky Harvesting Driving trucks, maintenance on farm and farming


Seasonal Work

Nanwil Bakery Managing Director, sales, hands on baking

1997 – 2011


Bloch & Levitan Managing stores, dispatch, receiving and ordering of

1992 – 1997 stocks, supervision of 25 people, admin

Stores Manager

Vaalharts Agricultural Co-Op Branch management, client liaisons, sales.

1988 – 1992 Trained, managed, and coordinated schedules for a team

Branch Manager of 40 in order to ensure top-quality customer service.

When I took over the Co-op was in a negative financial status and I turned it around into a positive financial status of exceeding R2 million.

Aliwal North Municipality Supervision of 30 workers during slaughtering process

1985 – 1988 Sales and marketing, inspection of carcasses, accounts

Abattoir Manager and administration

South African Police Reaction force

1982 – 1985



National Certificate Diamantveld High School

Certificate Commercial Management

Supervisors Safety Training (SSTC)

National Certificate Meat Examiners

South African Police Sergeant

Certificate Computer Literacy


Recipient of the Senekal Bakery Award

Volunteer, Senekal Feeding Scheme for the less fortunate

Member of the Senekal Business Forum

Quad biking and camping

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