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Administrative Assistant Staff

Location:
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Posted:
June 23, 2019

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SUMMARY

Highly effective multi-tasking abilities and a quick learner

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Reliable, able to work without supervision and works well under pressure

Able to assimilate large amounts of information quickly and to understand, interpret, and summarize complex data quickly

Punctual and able to meet deadlines

Enjoys accompanying others and facilitating consultation to solve difficult problems

Passionate about working in a dynamic and diverse environment

EDUCATION

University of Pretoria 2017-present

BScAgric: Applied Plant and Soil Science

Year 1: Language and study skills, Academic Information Management, Mathematics, General Chemistry, Plant biology, Introductory genetics, Introduction to microbiology, Physics, Molecular and cell biology

Year 2: Agricultural Economics, Intro to protein and enzymes, S.A flora and vegetation, Introductory Soil Science, Molecular genetics, Intro to crop protection

Parktown High School for Girls 2010-2014

English (first language), IsiZulu, Mathematics, Physical Science, Geography, Dramatic Arts, Life Orientation

EMPLOYMENT

Department of the Secretariat, Bahá’í World Centre October 2016- October 2017

General Assistant—Haifa, Israel

Performed general clerical work such as mailing, scanning, faxing, printing, and copying documents.

Maintained kitchen for high profile staff; keeping stock, washed dishes, served drinks and food

Maintained 6 stationary stations: Tracked supply levels to replenish, counted stock and ordered special requests from high profile and general staff

Maintained about 38 printers and 2 shredders: Replenished and ordered printer cartridges, rebooted and dealt with small fixes.

Maintained petty cash

Carried out cash withdrawals for high-profile staff

Set up meetings rooms with food and drinks

Made research compilations

Liaised with building managers for building maintenance

Managed departmental calendar

Summarized weekly speeches of high-profile staff

Assisted administrative assistant, council chamber assistant and other staff with their tasks

Bound books and covered files

Took and made phone calls and email correspondence

EMPLOYMENT

(CONTINUED)

Department of Holy Places, Bahá’í World Centre March 2015–October 2016

Support Custodian of the Shrine of Baha’u’llah —Haifa, Israel

The Bahá’í World Centre is the international headquarters of the Bahá’í Faith, with over 700 staff from 80 countries. The Bahá’í International Community has been accredited by the UN as an international NGO, with special consultative status with ECOSOC, UNICEF, UNIFEM. The location of Bahá’í Holy Places was designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Took care of and cleaned three Holy Places that only three other people were permitted to clean.

Maintained relics from about 150 years ago according to the Good House Keeping manual

Hosted and guided international tourists, Israeli local visitors and Baha’i pilgrims into each holy place and answered questions and provided information about the holy places.

Responsible for maintaining stock of all products needed for maintenance

Reported issues pertaining to building management

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Parktown High School for girls

Served food, snacks and beverages for open days and sport events

Accomplished 95 hours of community service in the following external places: Preschool, Dog Rescue Facility and an Orphanage

Accomplished 40 hours of work shadowing a physiotherapist and GPS analyst.

Children Classes Teacher

Taught 10 children ages ranging from 3-6 a curriculum that aims to teach spiritual growth and awareness from a young age, engaged in colouring and drawing, singing, dancing, praying and storytelling

Ruhi Institute Tutor

Tutored book 1, 3 and 6 from the Ruhi Institute Training

TRAINING

Ruhi Institute Training

Ruhi books are a sequence of courses originating from Colombia which focuses on critical thinking and action on various social topics including moral education of children and the empowerment of adolescents, as well as the social responsibility of the individual in building communities, completed the course and began tutoring study sessions of the books. This equips me with the ability to tutor other people to go through all these books and begin service for their community such as being a children’s class teacher, junior youth animator or a tutor.

Institute coordinator for Tshwane Cluster

Coordinated all classes being held in Tshwane

Performed tasks at the request of the Regional Coordinator

Organised tutor gatherings, youth conferences and Institute intensive gatherings: finding venues, organizing each meal of the day, compiling material and people to facilitate.

LANGUAGES

Spoken

Reading

Writing

English

Fluent

Fluent

Fluent

Isizulu

Adequate

Adequate

Good

Setswana

Adequate

Adequate

Adequate

OFFICE SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite; Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Outlook

Acrobat reader

HOBBIES

Reading, Writing, Walking, Swimming, Singing and Playing guitar

REFERENCES

Mr. Geoff Marks

Coordinating team, Department of the Secretariat

Bahá’í World Centre, Haifa, Israel

ac9oal@r.postjobfree.com

Ms. Wendy George

Administration Assistant, Department of the Secretariat

Bahá’í World Centre, Haifa, Israel

+972-***-****



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