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Valourie Valgardsson

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  • 14.10.1996 | Aragata 1, 101 Reykjavík, Ísland
  • +354 777-4528

Education

Autumn 2018Present

Computer Science B.A

Háskóli Íslands
Autumn 2012Autumn 2015

Stúdentspróf

Fjölbrautaskóli Suðurlands

Professional Experience

April 2018September 2018

Silfra Restaurant - Ion Adventure Hotel

Shift Manager
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.