Danisa - Executive Assistant - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Nombulelo Danisa

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Summary

Executive Assistant with BCom and extensive experience working with Teams, Directors and Chief Executives in varied industries
Outstanding communication skills at all levels
Customer oriented with good relationship management skills
Ability to prioritise, remain calm and focused under pressure
Excellent organizational skills along with a proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced demanding environment
Excellent attention to detail with ability to multi-task
High level of IT Literacy with an ability to trouble shoot technical problems
Have an understanding of business environments by learning procedures, protocol, statutory requirements.
Reasonable understanding of corporate governance which helps in supporting Directors
Attributes include but are not limited to; flexibility, adaptability, change responsiveness and ability to maintain discretion and strict confidentiality
Good team player, with initiative, patience and confidence

I am a client-focused individual, goal driven and committed to continuous learning and would like to see myself in an account executive position where I can best serve a client's interests in meeting the ends of the organisations objectives.

Services

Executive Assistant

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

Summary:

Executive Assistant with BCom and extensive experience working with Teams, Directors and Chief Executives in varied industries
Outstanding communication skills at all levels
Customer oriented with good relationship management skills
Ability to prioritise, remain calm and focused under pressure
Excellent organizational skills along with a proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced demanding environment
Excellent attention to detail with ability to multi-task
High level of IT Literacy with an ability to trouble shoot technical problems
Have an understanding of business environments by learning procedures, protocol, statutory requirements.
Reasonable understanding of corporate governance which helps in supporting Directors
Attributes include but are not limited to; flexibility, adaptability, change responsiveness and ability to maintain discretion and strict confidentiality
Good team player, with initiative, patience and confident

Work History

Executive Assistant to Heads of Global Corporate Banking & Investment Banking

J.P. Morgan Chase Bank

September 2011 - September 2011

General administrative support as required to division head and team.
Coordinate and control complex diary arrangements with stakeholders across time zones.
Arrange extensive international & local travel, visa’s, passport co-ordination.
Arrange international conference & video calling facilities in need
Ensure expenses and all invoices are reconciled & settled monthly
Take ownership and execution of decisions in manager’s absence.
Manage the inputs and deal reporting into the GCB database
Coordinate with GCB and product groups to ensure the deal reporting and weekly pipeline are maintained on a weekly basis
Update and maintain the GCB client contact database to be used for marketing and events coordination
Establish & maintain relationships with all key stakeholders.
Administrating the on boarding process of all new clients.
Communication to all stakeholders as required.
Ensure seamless deal generation administration process to closure is accurately documented.
Co-ordinate road shows for bankers as necessary.
Responsible for staff on boarding and off boarding, system set ups, software access.

Executive Assistant to CEO

Rand Merchant Bank

January 2007 - September 2011

Executive Assistant to Private Equity Chief Executive Officers
Administrative Support as required to two CEOs of Private Equity and team as necessary.
Pro-actively coordinate and control the CEOs busy, constantly changing diaries.
Arrange extensive international & local travel, visa’s, passport co-ordination
Arranging international conference & video calling facilities in need
Create and check correspondence for accuracy for the CEOs.
Effectively “gate-keep” by screening callers as necessary whilst directing them to relevant areas for assistance.
 Ensuring expenses and all invoices are reconciled & settled monthly
Taking ownership and execution of decisions in CEOs’ absence.
Run errands for CEO’s ensuring their day is smooth and free of clutter to enable their efficient execution of value adding bottom-line activities.
Establish & maintain relationships with all key stakeholders.
Screening potential private equity deals for transactors’ scrutiny.
Communication to all stakeholders as required.
Ensure deal generation process to closure is accurately documented.
Review and update private equity portfolio bi-annually
Due Diligence and research into potential investments as required by division
Creation and administration of databases on past & potential future investments in industry sectors of interest
Handle & Co-ordinate marketing events/excursions and promotions for clients and team
Attend to adhoc projects as required from time to time.
• Established Framework for Change Management Office
• Management of Office Move/Redesign project
• Creation and Administration of Databases – Dead Deals, Future Deals
• Risk Policy Process management & Adherence
 Create presentations, deal packs for deal proposals

Personal Assistant

De Beers Consolidated Mines

January 2002 - January 2011

Supported the Executive of De Beers Technology Division.

General secretarial support provided to team
Maintain project managers diaries - electronically and manually
Maintain and develop the electronic and manual filing systems
Organize and coordinate travel arrangements (seminars, conferences,
Collation of reports and presentations and correspondence to stakeholders
Establish validity of policies and procedures to ensure updated records
Co-ordinate performance appraisal process, KPI objectives and development plans and general administrative support services
Analyze and evaluate project timeliness and resource allocations and report to Technical Manager
Submit technical reports to all stakeholders to ensure full communication at all times.
Ensure enforcement of Health and Safety regulation as prescribed by NOSA

Marketing Assistant

Tracker Network

January 2002 - January 2011

Held position as Marketing Assistant
General secretarial support to Marketing Director
Marketing of vehicle tracker units
Cold calling lead register for new business
Identify ways of engaging new business
Troubleshooting with client queries
Co-ordination of Client entertainment
Procurement of Marketing Material for organization
Arrange and organize golf days, seminars and conferences
Information dissemination to internal and external clients

Personal Assistant

Taylor Woodrow Construction

January 1997 - December 2011

General administrative support duties as delegated
Create and pitch presentations to potential clients as delegated
Cold calling to potential clients and maintaining relationships
Assist in delivery of projects, ensuring adherence to timelines
Carry out market research as required
Analyze and evaluate & present findings from research data
Provide and measure the effectiveness of stakeholder service excellence using tailored surveys.
Ensure project actions are followed up by all team players

Qualifications & Certifications

Marketing Management

University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika

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