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Manager Sales

Location:
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Salary:
R8500
Posted:
October 29, 2019

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Elaine Van Graan.

Updated ** th April 2016 Page 1

Personal Details

Phone Numbers: 071-***-****

Email: adapey@r.postjobfree.com

Location: 46 Station st Brackenfell 7560

Nationality: South African (ID: 690**********)

Age: 49

Status: White Female

Drivers Licence: (08) Light Motor Vehicle Date Acquired January 1986

Position Preferred

Administrative/reception Insurance industry long term.

Preferred: The position must be challenging and allow me to use my education and experience in the insurance industry.

It is important for me to continue learning and exercise my working relationship skills to the full benefit of the company.

Requirements: Basic Salary

Notice Period: Immediately

Elaine van Graan

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Career Summary

Company Position Duration

Momentum PA reception admin 2018

The Mad Platter Restaurant General Manager Sep 2014 – 2018

Boma Buffet & Conference Centre Owner / Manager Oct 2011 – Aug 2014

Admirals Buffet Restaurant Owner / Manager Mar 2009 – Oct 2011

Admirals Buffet & Grill Owner / manager Sep 2002 – Oct 2008

Metropolitan Life Sales Manager Jan 2001 – June 2002

Metropolitan Life Sales Rep Jan 1994 – Dec 2000

Department Of Health Clinical Technologist Sep 1990 – Dec 1994

Cape Provincial Administration Admin Clark Jan 1986 – Aug 1989

Skills

Current: Commercial awareness.

Work under pressure.

Perseverance.

Negotiation.

Teamwork.

Problem solving.

Organisation.

Motivation.

Communication.

Confidence.

Leadership.

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Employment

August 2018 - PA Momentum

Sep 2014 – 2018 General Manager (The Mad Platter Buffet Restaurant)

Alberton Gauteng. (South Africa)

Executive level position in the Food & Beverage Control

(Hospitality, Restaurant, Convenience foods & entertainment

sector)

Manage a 1000 seat Buffet Restaurant. 2 Bars and Kiddies

Play centre.

Generate sales that lead to new business and functions.

Implement marketing initiatives.

Maintain weekly communications between clients through

Emails, sms,s and facebook.

Provide customers by been friendly, polite and giving personal

Service.

Assist with restaurant reservations when required.

Maintain the grooming standards of all employees.

Knowledge of the food & beverage service policies.

Assist with monthly stock taking.

Organise employees rosters.

Ensure that all the team members have continues product

knowledge and are at a acceptable level at all times.

Reason for leaving: Company been sold and to reopen in September 2016 as a

Franchise Group.

Oct 2011 - July 2014 Owner / Manager (Boma Buffet & conference Centre)

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Alberton Gauteng (South Africa)

Permanent Executive level position in the Food & Beverage

Control.

(Hospitality, Restaurant, Convenience foods & entertainment

Sector)

Manage a 500 seat Buffet Restaurant. 3 Bars and Kiddies

Play centre.

Manage 450 seat Conference Centre.

Generate sales that lead to new business and functions.

Implement marketing initiatives.

Maintain weekly communications between clients through

Emails, sms,s and facebook.

Provide customers by been friendly, polite and giving personal

Service.

Assist with restaurant reservations when required.

Maintain the grooming standards of all employees.

Knowledge of the food & beverage service policies.

Assist with monthly stock taking.

Organise employees rosters.

Ensure that all the team members have continues product

knowledge and are at a acceptable level at all times.

Reason for leaving: Restaurant burnt down and we had no insurance on it.

Mar 2009 – Oct 2011 Owner /Manager (Admirals Buffet Restaurant -

Garden route casino Pinnacle point Mossel Bay -

Eastern Cape (South Africa)

Executive level position in the Food & Beverage Control.

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(Hospitality, Restaurant, Convenience foods & entertainment

sector)

Manage a 1000 seat Buffet Restaurant. 2 Bars and kiddies

Play centre.

Generate sales that lead to new business and functions.

Implement marketing initiatives.

Maintain weekly communications between clients through

Emails, sms,s and facebook.

Provide customers by been friendly, polite and giving personal

Service.

Assist with restaurant reservations when required.

Maintain the grooming standards of all employees.

Knowledge of the food & beverage service policies.

Assist with monthly stock taking.

Organise employees rosters.

Ensure that all the team members have continues product

knowledge and are at a acceptable level at all times.

Reason for Leaving: Sold the restaurant and bought new restaurant in Alberton,

Gauteng.

Sep 2002 – Oct 2008 Owner / Manager (Admairals Buffet & Grill)

Garden Route Western Cape (South Africa)

Executive level position in the Food & Beverage Control

(Hospitality, Restaurant, Convenience foods & entertainment

sector)

Manage a 470 seat Buffet Restaurant.

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150 seat Sports bar.

100 seat Coffee & Take away diner.

Oversee all the food and beverage on the Casino floor.

Offer loyalty programs the Casino and Restaurant guests to

ensure they return for future business.

Generate sales that lead to new business and functions.

Implement marketing initiatives.

Maintain weekly communications between clients through

Emails, sms,s and facebook.

Provide customers by been friendly, polite and giving personal

Service.

Assist with restaurant reservations when required.

Maintain the grooming standards of all employees.

Knowledge of the food & beverage service policies.

Assist with monthly stock taking.

Organise employees rosters.

Ensure that all the team members have continues product

knowledge and are at a acceptable level at all times.

Reason for Leaving: Sold the Restaurant to open new Admarils in Port Elizabeth.

Jan 2001 – June 2002 Sales Manager (Metropolitan Life)

Free State (South Africa)

Management position in the Life Insurance Industry. (Short

& Long term Insurance)

Building and leading a team of agents.

Training of representatives.

Administration of the agents.

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Getting satisfaction of helping the agents achieve there goals

and succeed.

Reason for Leaving: Relocated to Mossel Bay.

Jan 1994 – Dec 2000 Sales Rep ( Metropolitan Life)

Cape Town and Western Cape (South Africa)

Senior position in the sales of long and short term insurance.

Assisting clients with their financial planning.

Help with any questions related to the company products and

their policies.

Generating new clients by visiting various companies.

Reason for leaving: Appointed and promoted to Sales Manager.

Sep 1990 – Dec 1994 Clinical Technologist (Department of Health)

Cape Town and Western Cape (South Africa)

Permanent Skilled position in the Nursing & and professional

Care Giving in the Medical, Health & Medical Aid sector.

Help Physicians treat problems related to cardiac & vascular

systems.

Preparing patients for procedures.

Preparing and maintaining equipment.

Annualising the difference between normal and abnormal

images.

Recording of all the findings.

Monitor patients heart rate, diagnose and treat the problems

with both Invasive and Noninvasively procedures.

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Reason for Leaving: To pursue a sales career.

Jan 1986 – Aug 1989 Administration Clark (Cape Provincial Administration)

Cape Town and Western Cape (South Africa)

Junior position in the Administration Office and Support

sector.

Provided a full range of Reception services.

Respond to all requests and information from the public

and employees.

Maintain and update files, photo copies and all data entries.

Reason for Leaving: Completed my studies.

Education

Dec 2003 Interior Decorating. Diploma received at Intec. Pretoria (South Africa)

Create and Design. Scale drawings. Lighting. Accessories. Colour.

Elements and Principles of Design. Fabrics and Furniture.

Oct 1995 Sales Training. Certificate at Metropolitan Life. Cape Town &

Western Cape. (South Africa)

Basic selling skills. Professional selling skills. Marketing & sales.

Product knowledge. Management skills.

Dec 1990 Biblical Counselling. Diploma at Sweetwater University USA.

Dynamics of Leadership. Counselling elective. Biblical basics for

counselling. Grief and Depression. Health and Finance. Parenting.

Breaking Free.

Nov 1990 Clinical Technology – Cardiology. Diploma at Cape Town Technical

Collage. Cape Town (South Africa)

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Anatomy. Physiology. Statistics. Chemistry. Psycho Dynamics.

Cardiology. Critical care. PulmExecutive level position in the Food & Beverage Control

(Hospitality, Restaurant, Convenience foods & entertainment

sector)

Manage a 1000 seat Buffet Restaurant. 2 Bars and kiddies

Play centre.

Generate sales that lead to new business and functions.

Implement marketing initiatives.

Maintain weekly communications between clients through

Emails, sms,s and facebook.

Provide customers by been friendly, polite and giving personal

Service.

Assist with restaurant reservations when required.

Maintain the grooming standards of all employees.

Knowledge of the food & beverage service policies.

Assist with monthly stock taking.

Organise employees rosters.

Ensure that all the team members have continues product

knowledge and are at a acceptable level at all timesonology.

Dec 1986 Senior Certificate. Grade 12 Metric. Brackenfell High School.

Cape Town Western Cape.

Afrikaans. English. Maths. Geography. History. Biology.

Languages

Current English – Read, Write and Speak.

Afrikaans – Read, Write and Speak.

Achievements

April 2010 to September 2011 Meridadin Wines. Completed various wine

Courses.

December 1996 to December 1999 One of the Ten Top Sales Representatives

Of Metropolitan Life.



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