Firm understanding of Prince2 Project Methodologies & the use of scheduling software such as MS Project
A creative Projects person with a passion for IT and productivity as well as an ongoing MBA specialising in Technology. Has a strong track-record of using a well developed broad skill set, leveraging an analytical/systems oriented mindset and collaborating with others to deliver smart and efficient solutions.
My present role at TQB has been an opportunity to transfer skills acquired during numerous years in various project and program oriented roles predominantly in the community services sector. Since arriving at the EPO I believe I have proven myself to have a well-developed, broad set of skills with a high capacity to juggle different workflows and a strong work ethic to see them to completion. I am thankful to have been trusted and given an extraordinary amount of support from my manager and as a result I believe I have contributed the most value through the following:
At present I am involved in the following: developing a roadmap for next two years of study abroad including corporate sponsorship and regional recruitment, Activ8 Implementation, Celcat Project Initiation (business rules, requirements etc...), ARIES, 5-year business planning as well as a couple of other smaller pieces in Higher Education and internal EPO capability development.
My role was to effectively support the office in performing an audit of the office’s digital presence; this included the development of processes around digital communications as well as improving existing tools and generating fresh digital content.
My role was to provide oversight to all essentially operational elements to the organisation, as such this included the management of a number of innovative projects aimed at continuous improvement, in this role I achieved the following:
I was responsible for the operations of this international aid and development organisation’s activities in NZ and in specific their flagship project which sought to collect, inspect and export over 25,000 shoeboxes filled with donations from across NZ to the Asia Pacific region, these are my achievements:
In addition to this I supported regional managers with the development of numerous events to effectively engage and develop stakeholder relationships.
As the coordinator of Global Care at Durack my role was to provide direction and support to a service that provided over a thousand local families with access to low-cost food.
In collaboration with the owners, I aided in the establishment of a new business which sold a combination of imported and domestically produced outdoor furniture as well as the building of outdoor gazebos and Bali Huts.
Governance (Distinction), Public Policy (High Distinction)
Achieved a GPA of 5.2
Achieved a GPA of 6.1 (with the Dean's Commendation)
MS Visio, MS Project, AutoCad (2D), Sharepoint, MS Office Suite (MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Word, MS Publisher, MS Access), Various CRMs (MS Dynamics), PowerBi, WordPress, Intermediate -Adobe Suite Skills- Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, MYOB Retail Manager