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MARTHIE VAN NIEKERK

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / PA

Work History

Jun 2015Oct 2015

Executive Assistant to Chairman and CEO - Contract

PROTEIN RESERACH FOUNDATION - Agriculture 

Supporting high-level executives and management.

Provides administrative support and performs numerous duties  (scheduling,, correspondence typing, and reading  and distribution of emails.).

Booking of  hotels, flight and transport for delegates (TRUSTEES) and their spouses.

Book and coordinate off- site meetings for various delegates.

Maintained hard copy and electronic filing system.

Dictaphone typing.

 

Oct 2014Jan 2015

Administrative Assistant to Operations Manager - Contract

LITHA MEDICAL HEALTHCARE  - Medical

Liaising with  Doctors,  Patients and suppliers.

Processing of documents.

Stock movement.

Assisting Sales Executives with quotations for various hospitals.

Assisting with stock reconciliation.

Jul 2004Sep 2014

Executive Assistant to Managing Director - Permanent

DIASORIN - Medical (Manufacturing Site)

Minutes of Management Meetings.

Transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying and transmitting text and data,, prepare reports and presentations,  proactively reading, researching and routing correspondence, drafting letters and documents, collecting and analyzing information and initiating telecommunications.

Facility management of full Reception function.

Creating and distribution of employee access cards.

Coordinated company special events and  offf-site  management meetings.

Administrative functions for the HR Executive.

Managed the Managing Director, overseas Delegates and  staff's  complex and frequently changing travel arrangements and coordinated the pre-planning of trips.


Jan 1995May 2004

PA to Maintenance and Facility Manager as well as Programs Manager

AFRICAN DEFENCE SYSTEMS - Ground Base Air Defence

Telephone Management System

Created and maintained the  Security Card Control System.

Created  and  maintained the Job Card System for the  Maintenance team members.

Minutes of top Executive meetings.

Coordinated Management luncheons and and Client functions.

Worked hands-on two very big programs namely an Artillery Target Engagement System (ATES) and a Ground Base Air Defence System (GBADS).


Education

1980

Matric

Villiers High - Free State

Afrikaans, English, Bookkeeping, Typing, Domestic Science, Business Economics

Portfolio

In the last +- 9 years as an Executive Assistant  as well as assisting several executive level officers, I have developed the skills that ensure the highest level of competence, time management and confidentiality.  Having worked in executive offices,  I  have a vast understanding of the importance in acting as a liaison allowing for the executives' time to be maximized as well as assisting in any way I can in order to reach company goals.

Skills

8

Extremely organized

Self-motivated

Strong interpersonal skill

Frontline telephone proficiency 

Project ManagementHighly skilled at managing complex schedules and travel arrangements

Efficient, accurate and detailed-oriented 

Bring several years of experience supporting executives with careers that are both highly stressed and highly profiled