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Office Manager - Personal Assistant - travel coordinator

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
March 23, 2021

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Kempton Park



Cell: +27-721******

Work: +27-114******


Nirvashni Soobramoney

My primary focus is gaining knowledge and experience in the corporate world, while positioning myself in environments conducive to the development of my interest. I firmly believe that I have the necessary qualities to form a mutually beneficial relationship with this organisation.

I want to be successful, and I know that real world experience along with professional accreditation is the only way to get there. I believe that this company can become a major asset to me by providing me the opportunity to gain invaluable experience. I see myself in time to come in an environment that is both professionally stimulating and financially rewarding.

ID No - 770-***-**** 085

Drivers Licence - Code 8

Dependants - Two

September 2007 to January 2021

Executive Secretary / PA – Travel Co-ordinator – Office Manager - Redis Afrika

PA / Secretary to Managing Director – Managing MD’s electronic diary – Co-ordination of all functions / meetings – Minutes of meetings

Administration management and personal assistance to Director

Preparation of meeting packs for all Exco meetings

Booking of all travel arrangements for MD

Manage correspondence and signature file of the MD.

Maintain courier for the company (incoming and outgoing)

Assist HR with various duties – interviews / signing of contracts

Manage Petty Cash

Travel co-ordination for all travellers to and from site (domestic / international)

Booking of car hire locally and internationally

Accommodation bookings in and out of the country for all travellers

Ensure costing of requisitions is completed & signed accordingly & returned to site

Issuing air tickets timeously and on demand as approved by site

Reconciliations of travel spend and travel accounts

Visa applications / foreign exchange

Creating purchase orders on Sage Evolution for all bookings done

Issuing of travel insurances for all travellers on a daily basis

Assisting with reconciling of the amex card

Arranging AODS’s for staff when required

Overseeing the entire office – issues / arrangements

Overseeing all company vehicles – maintenance / services

Managing driver / receptionist / cleaner

Arranging drivers runs etc

Purchasing and overseeing of groceries on a monthly basis

Renewals of motor vehicles licences

April 2007 to August 2007

Receptionist / PA - Genmet Engineering

Handling Switchboard – Extensive Administration skills

PA duties to the 2 x Directors

Booking of travel arrangements and meetings for Directors

Data capturing – Posting – Banking - Debtors & Creditors

Internal & External Vehicle Mileage

Wages for cleaning / maintanence staff ( +- 5 people)

Dec 2006 to March 2007

Senior Trainer – Ziningi Investments & Holdings

Microsoft Word 2000, 2003

Microsoft Excel 2000, 2003

Microsoft Power Point 2000, 2003

Microsoft Access 2000, 2003

Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2003

Introduction To Computers

Windows 98 & Windows XP

Internet & E-mail

Assessement of all delegates trained

Mar 1998 to May 2002 (Chatsworth Branch)

Jan 2003 to Oct 2006 ( Pinetown Branch)

PA / Office Administrator / Facilitator

Academy of Learning

Reception & Switchboard – Administrative skills

PA duties to the Principal

Typing of tenders / proposals & reports

Booking of travel arrangements

Marketing & Sales for the college

Ensure all computers & office equipment are serviced and repaired

Preparation of fees listing / credits / transfers / bursary applications

Follow ups on previous interviews – enrolments statistics & arrangement in processing accounts & admissions

Facilitation of all courses offered – Customer care and performance evaluations to all students

Organisation & Co-ordination of all student activities & graduations

Interviews & Career counselling & handling all student queries

Preparation of quotations i.r.o. student enquiries

Capturing of all accounts – Debtors / Creditors

Monthly Salaries & commissions – Write off’s / credit notes

Invoicing – Debt collections – Banking

Jun 2002 to Dec 2002

Lab Assistant / Quality Controller – L.R. Plastics & Packaging

Administration duties – Secretarial skills to my Manager

Manufacturing of bag samples / dimensions / specifications

Testing, inspecting & recording of all incoming raw materials / cores

Final inspection of all outgoing products

1998 - 2000

Academy of Learning College

Diploma in General Secretary

Windows 95 / 98 / 2000 / XP

Microsoft Office 2000 / 2003

Pastel Accounting

Outlook & Internet / E-mails

Reception, Switchboard & Telephone techniques

Office Procedures / Bookkeeping Courses

Customer Services / Management Fundamentals

Business Administration / English / Correspondence

Workplace Success / Finishing Touch

Personnel Administration / Human Resources

Call Centre / Marketing / Sales


Brindhavan Secondary School

Grade 8 – Grade 12 - Subjects

Afrikaans - English - Accounting

Geography - Biology - Typing

I have learnt that being positive and taking initiative is the only way to achieve goals and objectives, and that self confidence is necessary for success.

It is my nature to respect and understand other people and their opinions. I endeavour never to seek anger or adversity and believe it is best to handle problems in a calm mature manner.

Throughout my life I have been a team player, and will eagerly partake in all activities related to my career. I am sincere and like to believe that others see me as a person of honesty and integrity.

I am dedicated to my objectives and achieving my goals. I know that hard work is a factor, and it is one I am willing to produce to fulfill those objectives and achieve my goals.

Ability to perform individually and in a team

Extremely fast learner

Ability to perform under extreme pressure

Creative problem solver

Highly computer literate & Professional

Ethical, loyal and self-confident



Over the last 13 years, I have been a significant component of Redis Construction Afrika and have seen our success grow from strength to strength. I thrive and develop and I am effective in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, which facilitates creativity and professional growth. I work well as an individual, within a goal-orientated and people-focused team. One of my strenghts is multi-tasking and becoming operational in many internal functions quickly, while fully integrating them into a time-managed schedule. I take pride in the quality, creativity and consistency of my work. I strive to project professionalism and love learning, while appreciating the fun in the challenge!



Alison Naicker




Rajesh Ashokumar




Davar Subramoney



Executive Chairman

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