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Bright go-getter who is motivated and diligent no matter what challenges is given. Graduated in Geography majoring in environmental management and social sciences, currently pursuing Diploma in Quantity Surveying in Unitec whilst working in the signage industry; has advance numeracy skills and computing knowledge. Excellent exposure to multiple aspects involved in retail and signage industry including, sales, estimation, project management, office administration and payroll. Passionate about the building industry, as being able to be a part of a building project is rewarding seeing the structure turn to reality from drawings. Able to use own initiative and work as part of a team under pressure to meet challenging deadlines/objective. Currently seeking an opportunity to join a dynamic, ambitious and growing company to kick start my career as a Quantity Surveyor. Aim to handle multi-million projects one day.

Core Skills

  • Exceptional numerical skills with a logical and systematic approach to all tasks.
  • Sound understanding of the estimating, measuring and production processes with practical administrative experience in a commercial environment.
  • Understand multi-level components involved in building projects ranging from labor, plant, overheads and other P&G.
  • Basic to intermediate level knowledge NZ building code, standards and legislation involved in NZ’s building industry including NZS3604, NZS4202, Building Act and RMA.
  • Excellent time manager who can priorities tasks to meet strict deadlines and deliver quality work whilst maintaining a busy schedule and still allowing for work/life balance.
  • Strong communication skills with the capacity to interact at all levels in both written and oral formats, developed through tertiary study and work experience.
  • Orderly and well organised with commitment to accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Capable of quickly and efficiently resolving problems to the satisfaction of all parties.
  • Hands-on learner, quickly implements new knowledge in a professional setting. Able to self-teach different software programs, fundamental concepts and systems.
  • Ability to cope and work under pressure, multi-tasking a variety of different task.
  • Great negotiator, within organization and externally.
  • Cooperative team player whose aim is to achieve collective goals whilst maintaining the ability to lead others and operate equally effectively independently.
  • Proficient user of the Microsoft Office suite of programs including Printer’s Choice ,Word, Excel and PowerPoint with some working knowledge of Solibri and BIM.

Work experience

Jul 2014Present

Sales Coordinator/ Estimator

Signwise Auckland Ltd

Company Background:

Signwise Auckland Limited is a medium sized signage business in Auckland. Signwise has a huge clientele base, we make and organize signage needs for small local and nationwide businesses. Products and services include plinth, building signs, retail sign, illuminated sign, vehicle signage, company rebranding and more. Notable clients we have dealt with are Quest Service Apartments, Connect 8, Lloyd Sinton Architects, Fonterra, City Works Depot and more. I am working as a Sales Coordinator/ Estimator who is responsible for estimating, quoting, customer service, sourcing materials, coordinating sales and consulting clients’ signage requirement.


 Consulting & Project Management

  • Company’s first contact for sales inquiries through the internet and phone, taking clients’ brief on their signage needs.
  • Take client’s brief and help client visualise proposed signs by organizing artwork supplied, measurements and site survey information with our in-house designer.
  • Recommend the best signage solution to client, taking into consideration cost, visual impact, quality and long term value.
  • Resourceful and knowledgeable on materials and construction methods to ensure jobs are manufactured and installed efficiently.
  • Ensure deadlines will be able to be met, organizing all elements needed for production team to proceed with jobs.
  • Liaise with client, designers, contractors, suppliers and production team with great communication skills.
  • Building good rapport with suppliers and clients, occasionally attend BNI networking meetings.


Quoting/ Estimating

  • Site visits, pre-bid meetings, analyse architect’s drawing, measure and estimate elements for pricing.
  • Prepare  sub-contractors tenders, quotes , schedules, variations for commercial projects.
  • Use estimating software to assist with quoting, measuring and estimating materials needed accurately to ensure pricing are competitive.
  • Issue PO#, check creditors invoices.
  • Back costing and capture profit/ losses.

Feb 2013Jul 2014

Marketing & Office Manager

Nova Food Franchise Ltd

Company Background:

Nova Food Franchise Limited t/a Southern Maid Donuts is a American donut franchise. There are 3 shops in Auckland, however franchise was fairly young in NZ. I was responsible for multiple duties. I was promoted to managerial position after graduating from university.

Office & Payroll Manager

  • Coordinate all sales and purchase invoicing with clients, keep records of all expenses, and assisting director's monthly, quarterly budgeting.
  • Work includes accounts, procurement, pay roll and HR documents.

Digital, Social Media Marketing Coordinator

  • Utilize social media platforms and digital marketing tools to boost branding exposure to public.
  • Involved in new product development and organizing ongoing marketing mediums & product packaging.


Aug 2011Feb 2013


Southern Maid Donuts

FOH/Barista, Maid Donuts whilst university studies

May 2009Apr 2011

Front of House

Hansan Vietnamese Newmarket

Han San Vietnamese whilst university studies


Mar 2015Present

National Diploma of Quantity Surveying

Unitec New Zealand

Currently in my last year.

Mar 2009Nov 2012

Bachelor of Science in Geography

University of Auckland

Personal Background

Since moving to New Zealand from Malaysia alone for the past 8 years, I have learned to be independent, met people from all walks of life and adapt to all kinds of situation. I have always had a part time job while studying as I was able to juggle between study, work and social life. Travelling, cooking, eating and staying fit are my favorite activities. It is a pleasure to be able to discover different cultures and food from different cities. I believe that there is a lot for me to learn in the growing construction industry especially in NZ where the industry is still trying to find good grounds.