Dominic Leong

Summary

Having graduated with a background in Finance, Marketing and Behaviour Studies, this has enabled me to undertake Internships at Asiamalls Pte Ltd and the Ministry of Social and Family Development in Singapore. My experiences thus far has empowered me to work efficiently in a team and most importantly, to work as an individual or act as a team leader when deemed necessary, Moreover, I have further developed my communication skills with different personality types and I have been able to adapt to new environments, ensuring I thrive and achieve the goals of the company’s objectives consistently; all of which important to succeed in the field of finance. 

In order to stay relevant, I pay a particular interest in the current financial market and its performance. Moreover, I have chosen to participate in the CFA program, which in turn will better my knowledge in investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills. Coupled with my proficiencies developed from prior work experience, I thus feel I have the capability to excel and succeed within the company.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

Recruitment Officer

ML Consulting
  • In-charge of the selection of candidates to fill job positions in the firm’s portfolio.
  • Conducted cold-calling to active job-seekers to check their interests with the various positions available.
  • Formulated strategies to attract job applicants to choose our recruitment firm to handle their job-seeking needs.
  • Increased jobseeker turn-up rate by 200%
Nov 2012 - Feb 2013

Research Intern

Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
  • Developed the foundation for positioning MSF in the job market.
  • Formulated and conducted research on both internal and external candidates.
  • Analysed research data to provide recommendations for positioning MSF to attract the best talent.
  • Assisted recruitment team as a spokesperson in network/career events for undergraduates at local universities.
  • Provided input for decision making on general matters such as the selection on graphic designers.
Dec 2011 - Feb 2012

Asiamalls Pte Ltd

Marketing Intern
  • Developed competitor analysis for Asiamalls.
  • Sourced and established relationships with potential tenants.
  • Assisted in the creation of tenant mix in the various malls.
  • Planned and coordinated the annual meet and greet session for tenants.
  • Liaised with marketing teams at various malls to consolidate data on tenants.

Education

Education
2013 - 2014

Masters of Management (Finance)

Melbourne Business School
2010 - 2013

Bachelor of Business (Marketing & Behavioural Studies)

Monash University

Achievements

  • Achieved top 15% of cohort in 2012.
  • Inducted into the Golden Key Honour Society for excellent results.
  • Head of Public Relations in the Student’s Association of Singapore.
  • Managed social events for overseas Singaporeans in Melbourne. Eg. National Day
  • Played rugby and floor ball for the school team.
  • Holder of the NYAA (Silver) award