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Summary

In the variety of roles undertaken I have gained a wealth of transferable skills, knowledge and experience. I have excellent coordinating and organizational skills, work well under pressure and am able to prioritise my workload. I understand the need for effective communication and utilize my time efficiently. I am hardworking, conscientious, flexible and adaptable in my approach to work.


I am tactful, diplomatic, have excellent customer care/ people skills and understand fully the need for confidentiality. I have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. I am proficient in various Adobe programs which have been useful in creating templates and visual materials. I am always keen to learn new skills and abilities to further develop my knowledge and skill set.

Work experience

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Aug 2013Sep 2015

Events Assistant, Office of the Dean

  • Setting up guiding checklist for visitors
  • Creating templates for advertising of seminars/talks
  • Introducing welcome packs and post visit surveys to ensure satisfactory and gauge productivity of visits
  • Documenting and managing workflow for payments on SAP

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Jan 2013May 2013

Laboratory and Office Coordinator

  • Provide support to the Chair of the Electronic Engineering Faculty and the members of the Photonics laboratory. Responsibilities includes procurement requests through the SAP system, communicating and disseminating information from the Chair of faculty to students, visitors and delegates. 
  • Updating and management of the Photonics website (publications, profiles, announcements etc.)

Education

Swinburne University of Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Feb 2003Jul 2004

Attended BA Communications Design and Certificate IV in Design

  • Completion of Certificate IV in Design (University Preparation)

Feb 1995Nov 1995

Fifth and Sixth Form Certification

3 Fifth Form Subjects and 2 Sixth Form Subjects. Equivalent to Singapore Pre-University Qualifications

Skills

Customer Service

Answer questions and emails pertaining to general operations of the university. Organising tours, facilitating high profile visits and matters relating to the Dean. 

Interpersonal Relations

Working across all sectors of the university and interacting with governmental organisations.

Overseas Immersion

Understands and relates easily with different nationalities. Over 60 nationalities in the campus of KAUST. 

Adobe Literacy

Photoshop and Illustrator.