Michelle Gage

Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

Programme Administrator

UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON
Programme Administrator Supporting the academic registry within the School of Psychology, organising events, coordinating meetings, minute-taking, supporting senior staff and external stakeholders to achieve the targets of the school plan, disseminating complex data and producing reports, responding to a range of queries.
Jun 2013 - Dec 2014

Support Officer

KENSINGTON & CHELSEA TENANT MANAGEMENT ORGANISATION
Project Support Officer Assisting the senior Project Management team in the delivery of regeneration projects throughout the Kensington and Chelsea borough with the aim of improving the quality of life for residents. This involved preparing design briefs in collaboration with residents and Architects, liaising with contractors, assisting with the tender process, assisting in the bid process for funding, site visits, arranging and coordinating resident consultation meetings, regular progress meetings, arranging for sign-off of works, monitoring project finances, preparing costings and raising works orders.
Oct 2012 - Jun 2013

Sales Consultant

ELITE ASSOCIATES
Sales Consultant Working across different brands in department stores throughout London and at trade shows throughout the UK. Providing advice and assistance to customers on products, demonstrating products and participating in promotions.
May 2012 - Sep 2012

Administrator

AIS(Associated Independent Stores)
Administrator A fixed-term contract providing administrative support to the Head of Buying and the wider fashion office team of Buyers, Merchandisers and Product Developers. Responsibilities included organising in-house trade shows, marketing activities, assisting potential exhibitors, managing samples, liaising with suppliers, product research, updating the website, analysing and comparing past and present performance results, maintaining and updating records, coordinating travel, diary man- agement and minute-taking at meetings.
Jun 2011 - May 2012

Commercial Administrator

WEST BROMWICH COMMERCIAL LIMITED
Commercial Administrator A temporary position with responsibility for collating and interpreting financial and performance information ofcommercial entities for the purposes of reviewing corporate loans. This involved liaising with customers on the telephone, undertaking research, responding to changes in the market, keeping up to date records, updating the database, instructing solicitors and surveyors and any other administrative duties as necessary to assist the commercial account managers.
Oct 2010 - Jun 2011

Assistant Asset Management Officer

SANCTUARY HOUSING GROUP
Assistant Asset Management Officer A maternity cover contract responsible for analysing financial and technical information to make decisions on the use of the Group's housing stock, carrying out property appraisals, report writing, dealing with lease renewals and negotiations, contract administration, deciding on the best use of properties i.e. refurbishment, demolition or change of use, coordinating the digital switchover project, responding to queries from tenants, liaising with contractors, maintaining spreadsheets and databases, checking consistency of data, training other staff members on asset management software, liaising and building partnerships with other agencies and arranging and participating in progress meetings.
Feb 2008 - Feb 2010

Divisional Assistant

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
Divisional Assistant Responsible for assisting 34 staff members in an administrative capacity including coordinating meetings, minute-taking and preparing agendas, dealing with face- to-face and telephone enquiries, responding to emails, organising events, marketing, liaising with external clients, arranging international travel and accommoda- tion for staff and visitors, extensive diary management, assisting with the recruitment of new staff, updating the intranet, proofreading and editing documents, re- port writing, audio typing, copy-typing, preparing presentation materials, electronic and paper-based filing, financial planning, budgetary control, processing ex- pense claims, creating requisitions and ordering stationery and equipment on behalf of the division.
Sep 2007 - Nov 2007

Input Assistant

BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY
Data Input Assistant A temporary position inputting confidential student information into a database and working as part of a team to achieve daily completion targets.
Aug 2007 - Sep 2007

Buying Administrator

CARILLION
Buying Administrator A temporary position liaising with suppliers and external clients and updating a database of suppliers and orders; plus any general administrative tasks such as filing, faxing and photocopying. SKILLS & ACHIEVEMENTS … Excellent communication and interpersonal skills … Full Driving Licence … Team player with the flexibility to work alone … Punctual, reliable and hardworking … Customer-service and problem solving skills … IT Fluent with knowledge of all Microsoft Office Pack- ages and Lotus Notes … Good self-presentation … Strong organisational skills and attention to detail … Strong minute-taking ability

Education

Education
2007 - 2013

B.Sc

UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON
2004

WALSALL COLLEGE