PERSONAL PROFILE I am a self-motivated, ambitious, dynamic and versatile individual with a great deal of drive and enthusiasm. I possess a diverse array of skills and abilities, including a high level of computer literacy. I am an excellent communicator with good inter-personal skills, possessing the ability to work independently or as part of a team. I maintain a friendly and enthusiastic approach to work, even when under pressure. I possess excellent problem solving skills and can work efficiently to deadlines, making me a valuable asset to any employer.
Business Related Training:/
Certification of Prince2 Foundation,
Advanced level of Excel, PowerPoint
University of West Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
2003 – 2005, Masters (MSc) – European Union Studies – Micro and macro Economics, Business Management
Vitez Janos Roman Catholic Teacher Training College, Esztergom, Hungary
BSc – Primary Level Teaching (1999 – 2003); Pedagogy
January 2010 – present – Freelance interpreter (English, Hungarian)
Oct 2009 – July 2010, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Various Roles
Project Management Office, Household Energy Management Strategy
As a member of the PMO team I supported the Program Manager with every aspect of management associated with the … program. I assisted the development of delivery plans and helped to monitor them through until completion. Effective and timely communication was crucial to the achievement of various goals. Other responsibilities included typing meeting minutes and reports; the gathering and consolidation of sub-program data and liaising with stakeholders at varying levels of seniority, in other government departments and external organisations.
Personal Assistant to the Deputy Directors, Household Energy Management Strategy
I was responsible for managing the Deputy Directors’ E-Mails and diaries – communicating all important matters and allocating actions, where appropriate, to members of various teams. I received and welcomed visitors and managed all enquiries to the offices. Other responsibilities included organising travel and hotel bookings, expense processing, organising meetings and ensuring the smooth running of the office.
Diary Manager to the Director General, Household Energy Management Strategy
Key responsibilities of this role were making sure the Director General’s diary was kept up to date and ensuring that the office worked as effectively and efficiently as possible. This expanded into organising senior management meetings, staff assemblies, away-days and I was also responsible for staff participation in group development. I was frequently asked to assist with strategic advice on policy, management and communications issues. The role was incredibly busy and very varied – flexibility in the workplace was a must.
Mar 2009 – July 2009, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), HEO
China Markets unit
I played an active role in market co-ordination and briefing to businesses trying to establish themselves in China. I also assisted with the development of UK-China trade and statistics and also helped drive forward small projects looking at market access barriers that British companies experience in China.
Mar 2006 – Jan 2009, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA),
Executive Officer, Sustainable Development Team
The responsibilities of my role included organising high level quarterly committee meetings and liaising with external stakeholders. I was also providing administrative support to researchers and managing stakeholders and senior officials from DEFRA.
Personal Secretary to the Head of Division, Climate Change Division
As a Personal Secretary I managed the Head of division emails and diary — alerting him to all important emails and allocating actions where appropriate to members of the division. I acted as the focal point for visitors to the head of division office and received and managed all telephone calls and enquiries to the head of division office.
Fund Project Assistant
The role of fund project assistant involved varied office tasks for government funded projects in the private sector. I was also the key contact for external partners and managed communications between the department and external companies. The key focus of the projects was carbon offsetting, requiring that I update database systems with relevant and up to date information.
Administrative Officer – Climate Change Division, Public Engagement Unit
My responsibilities in this post included assisting 83 Climate Challenge Fund Projects, Managing and updating databases and sending out large numbers of DVD packs. I also checked public inboxes and responded to varying questions regarding CCF Projects, Carbon offsetting work and making travel arrangements. Other general administrative duties were undertaken.
Administrative Assistant – Food and Farming Division (CAPS Division)
The role of Administrative Assistant to the team’s on-going twinned projects in Eastern Europe was both interesting and varied. While assisting with many general office duties I also had some exposure to project specifics and was able to pass opinion and give advice on Eastern European matters.
Languages: Fluent English, Native Hungarian, Basic German
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Professional skills – Excellent stakeholder management and investor relations skills at all levels; tax structure oversight; strategic planning and data analysis; business development; operational and financial effectiveness studies; administrative judgment; assuming responsibility for decisions, consequences and results; Sound judgment and discretion.
• Organisational skills – Organisational planning; ability to be able to assign priorities to tasks; grouping of similar tasks; planning and coordinating of seminars, receptions and similar events and excellent time management skills.
• Research and development – Strong researcher able to research investment opportunities; assess potential profitability; capitalise on new business ventures and execute innovative strategies.
• Communication and customer focused skills – Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; good understanding of customer relationships.
• IT skills – Computer literate, proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
• Further Technical skills – Preparing and monitoring budgets, producing financial reports. Data administration.