CURRICULUM VITAE IRENE VERWEY
First Names: Irene Deborah
Residential Address: 43 Roy Campbell Street
Contact Details: 081-***-****
Home language: Afrikaans
Other Languages: English
Computer Skills: Pastel Partner & Evolution (Expert) MS Office (Expert)
MS Excel (Average)
MS Outlook (Expert)
High School attended: Hoërskool Alberton
Highest Standard Passed: Matric
Year Completed: 1992
Irene is a very dynamic go-getter with outstanding communication skills and the ability to work independently. She is target orientated and career driven and always prepared to go the extra mile. Irene is capable of performing in a pressurised environment and enjoys challenges and success in the workplace. She is very loyal and very honest. Can handle any given situation good or bad and make positive decisions as and when needed. She is punctual and very professional.
Qualification: Diploma (Executive PA)
Institute: Academy of Learning
Year Completed: 1995
Subjects: Typing stage 2
Typing stage 4
(Audio) Dicta typing
Typing speed development
Introduction to micro computers
Lotus 1-2-3 level 1
Introduction to windows
Basic business skills
Personal development programme
IN SERVICE TRAINING
20 October 1999: One day professional receptionist workshop (Kelly Green oaks) 21 May 2009: Three day sales and customer relations course (Nampak) EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Company: Chubby Chum Catering CC
Nature of business: Catering and events decor
Dates employed: 07 August 2019 to current
Job functions & duties: Catering and events decor for weddings, funerals, parties, private functions, birthday parties, wedding anniversaries, school events and sporting events. Company: Securiprint CC
Position: Debtors Clerk & Receptionist
Nature of business: Printing and packaging
Dates employed: 19 December 2009 to 31 July 2019
Reason for leaving: Retrenched
Job functions & duties: Answering switchboard and transferring calls. Receiving walk in customers and attending to them. Full debtors function - Phoning customers for outstanding monies. Daily printing of bank statements.
Allocating daily payments on pastel from bank statements. Processing orders, invoices, and credit and debit notes. Running back order reports and following up with factory on back orders. Printing monthly age analysis reports and sales reports. Running of month end statements and e-mailing them to customers. Account reconciliations.
Debtors account queries and complaints.
Typing of quotations for sales representatives and customers. Processing walk in customer orders and allocating cash payments. Typing of Managing Directors private correspondence. All filing duties & general office duties.
Company: Arrow Chemicals
Position: Executive sales consultant
Nature of business: Chemical manufacturer
Dates employed: 02 August 2006 to 30 November 2009 Reason for leaving: Husband committed suicide – I was a danger on the road due to trauma Job functions & duties: Cold calling and servicing existing client base. Typing quotations for customers and delivering products once in a while. Assisting customers with technical information and on chemicals. Generating new business and reaching set targets.
Company: JRT Enterprises
Position: 01 July 2003 to 12 September 2004
13 September 2004 to 31 July 2006
Nature of business: Courier Company
Dates employed: 01 July 2003 to 31 July 2006
Reason for leaving: Received a better job offer with Arrow Chem Job functions & duties: Responsible for 6 reps. Setting targets and ensuring targets are achieved. Overseeing and assisting with quotations.
Arranging weekly meetings with sales representatives Servicing existing customer base.
Assisting with technical information. Handling customer queries and complaints. Following up on outstanding monies.
Checking daily sales sheets and ensuring targets are met. Following up on potential customers and setting up sales meetings. Motivating sales team. Generating new business.
Overall running of company in absence of Directors. Company: S.A.F.I.C (Pty) Ltd
Position: Orders clerk/Internal sales clerk
Nature of business: Chemical manufacturer
Dates employed: 03 January 1998 to 15 June 2003
Reason for leaving: I took the chance to become an external sales representative, due to my personality and upon advice from close friends and relatives. Job functions & duties: Answering calls from outside customers and processing their orders on the system. Assisting walk in customers in reception with sales and placing orders. Giving technical information on the chemicals and assisting with data sheets. Taking telephonic and walk in orders from 102 sales representatives daily and processing then on the system. Printing picking slips and assisting with the picking of the stock from the warehouse. Printing and following up on back orders.
Handling queries and complaints from customers and sales reps. Attending weekly sales meetings and monthly team building functions. Pitching presentations.
Other Employment: Orbit pumps manufacturing (Pty) Ltd 09 April 1996 – 21 December 1997 Reason for leaving: Company was bought over by Howden pumps, position made redundant.