Brummer - Quantitative Analyst - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Manni Brummer

Pretoria, GP, South Africa


Quantitative Analyst

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Quantitative analysts - Quants are maths geniuses, key to gaining an edge in e-trading. Quant jobs include designing, developing and implementing execution algorithms using a mathematical approach to identify investment opportunities and strategies in the market.

Work History

Operations Manager

Graphikos Centurion - Digital Large and Small Format Buro

From September 2013

Responsible for graphic designing, production, preparation, proofing, colour matching and finishing.
Sales, costing and quoting, Maintenance on computer hardware, software and network.
Solvent printing, UV Printing, engraving, lasers, routers.
Large & small format digital print and finishing systems.

Sales & Technical Support

Graphix Supply World

From August 2012

Responsible for Sales, Technical Support, Installation and Client Operator training on all Mimaki and various other products. Remote software maintenance local and international.

Branch Manager

Graphix Supply World - Durban and Mpumalanga

From August 2008

Responsible for sales, sales team and montly targets. Over-seeing the admin function
generating reports and maintaining our client database.
Staff Technical training and assistance. Customer training on print and finishing.
Stock control, exhibitions, co-ordinating and sales, customer and supplier liaison.

Graphic Designer

Ideal Fastener

From October 2007

Permanent skilled level position in the Manufacturing, Production & Trades sector
Designing of all new client logos (Levi, DH etc) Updating of existing catalogues. POS and
Advertising material, for sales and branches.

Founder & Co Owner Abacus Signs

Kempton Park

From December 1994

Manufacturing, Production & Trades sector
New business development, creating client database, corporate account management and marketing.
New product and service origination, graphic design and sales. Training and assistance with large
format printing - Dye Sublimation, Solvent Printing, Installations, IT system maintenance
printer repair technician, colour profiling, production, finishing, application and installations.

National Direct Sales Manager South Africa and Africa


October 1992 - November 1994

(DSTV) 2 years
Responsible for four National regions each with a Sales Manager and Northern & Central Africa.
Duties, setting up of sales teams, training, monitoring of sales targets.
The departments image, work ethics, POS and new sales/marketing avenue origination.
Arranged incentives for the Direct Sales and Retail sales teams and Monitored sales figures.
Assisted with exhibitions and trade fairs.
Reported to the General Sales Manager in Randburg

Direct Sales Representative


June 1987 - October 1992

(DSTV) Randburg - 5 year top sales rep in SA
Salary R1 200.00 per month plus commission
Total earnings R15 000 to R55 000.00 per month

Branch Manager Pep, Nelspruit

July 1978 - April 1987

Burgersfort & Carolina
Used and new Car Sales, Mc Gee's Lydenburg

Manager IT Department - Network Engineer
Correctional Services - Barberton - 7 years

Student Life Employment
Up to 1978

Casual entry level position at Verimark in the Sales sector in Johannesburg, South Africa (Gauteng).

Duties & Responsibilities
Before Verimark evolved into its current form they imported new and unknown products from abroad and marketed these via Direct Sales direct to the public.
This was done door to door or live demos in shopping centres or at trade fairs.
This taught me the finer nuances of sales well before leaving school.

Current interests and studies

Develop and test autonomous algorithmic trading software and trading strategies for Forex, Futures
Stocks, EFT and Commodities

Voice Training - Amateur Vocalist

Graphic Design
1. Corel Draw 18 years
2. Adobe Photo Shop 18 years
3. Casmate 10 years

Print Rip Software - Digital Print Production
1. Wasatch Rip 18 years
2. Onyx Rip 18 years
3. Rasterlink Rip 18 years
4. Caldera Rip 18 years
5. Fine Cut Digital Cutting 18 years
18 years
Accounting Software
1. Pastel 15 years
2. Quick Books 10 years

Microsoft Application Software
1. Outlook 10 years
2. Lotus 123 8 years
3. Excel 10 years
4. Word 10 years
5. Power Point 10 years

Microsoft Operating Systems
1. Dos 3.1 15 years

Qualifications & Certifications


Microsoft - JHB South Africa, CIW

Langenhoven, Pretoria

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