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Valourie Valgardsson

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  • 14.10.1996 | 26 Rue de la Montagne, Hesperange, L-5862, Luxembourg 
  • +352 691 102 955

Education

20122016

Vocational College Degree (Lycée Classic BAC), Iceland

Fjölbrautaskóli Suðurlands

Majored in Business and Economics

20072012

Secondary Education, Iceland

Hvolsskóli

Professional Experience

May 2017February 2018

Maitland S.A.

Office Administrator (Reception) 

Demonstrated capacity to provide comprehensive support for senior-level staff, including managing and coordinating projects and processes in support of effective business operations. 

April 2016May 2017

HaPP S.à r.l, Luxembourg

Branch Manager

Managing a high volume restaurant & improving all controllable costs thereby maximizing financial performance. Also responsible for effectively developing, managing and leading the restaurant team to provide excellent service, achieving a profit increase of 4% on previous years. 

  • Created and implemented financial documentation system which is now used throughout the company
  • Designed a strategic marketing program and eye-catching displays which resulted in a 5% increase in sales
  • Developed an organization system which improved productivity by 15%
Mar 2014Feb 2016

Hotel Selfoss Ltd, Iceland

Waitress and bartender

Responsibilities included serving an average of 80 customers per shift, managing high-profile client events of up to 200 people, closing the financial books, and demonstrating a sophisticated knowledge of local culture, cuisine, wines and liquors as was anticipated for our four-star establishment.

  • Built an exceptional reputation as a valuable and reliable co-worker.
  • Implemented several cost-cutting and time saving solutions to practices carried out within function rooms and bars.
  • Developed strategy for making quick decisions under high-stress conditions.
  • Maintained composure while prioritizing and orchestrating multiple job functions to ensure that the reputation and high standard of our establishment was kept at its utmost.
Apr 2013Mar 2014

JHS Fish Products Ltd, UK

Administrative Assistant

Proactive and highly skilled administrative assistant with a years of on-hands experience in a wide variety of office work while managing both staff and office issues and with an in-depth knowledge of typing correspondences, reports and proof-reading. Analytic thinker with demonstrated talent for planning, initializing and implementing operational procedures and streamlining complex work procedures. Computer literate with extensive proficiency in a wide variety of applications.