I am Catherine Arineitwe. I write to express my interest in your services for a job placement. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from Makerere University Business School with work experience in Office administration and management systems and practices, Customer Care services, Implementation of programs/projects having worked on a two year’s USAID funded projects” Family Planning and Saving Mothers Giving Life Projects that were being implemented in the Rwenzori Western region by Marie Stopes Uganda, a health reproductive agency among others.
This background has given me a passion of serving people and experience working with NGOs implementing Projects / Programs or Institutions/ Companies operating to provide a service to the community.
For over four years I have worked with a Pre- school(Early Childhood Education) and a health reproductive agency (Marie Stopes Uganda) respectively in administration and office management capacity as shown in my profile; driven by a passion to create the most systematically effective and efficient supportive structure of the organisation. These opportunities have improved my Inter personal skills, Communication skills, and Planning and Negotiation skills among others. I am able to manage multi administration functions especially having worked for two years in a busy International organisation like Marie Stopes Uganda as an Administrative Assistant.
In my role at Marie Stopes I provided leadership of Office Administration & Planning, Front Office Reception and Direction, Budgeting for Kitchen, Office Supplies and Maintenance, Records management, Management of Imprest, and Stores Management among others to a fast growing NGO with over 35 employees in the Western Rwenzori region office where I was based. I am able to manage work in an organized and timely fashion with consistent high quality results, plan and utilize creative ways to save resources. These attributes will be resourceful at my next level.
In my employment history and active service I have upheld values not only important in my profession but also in the organizations I have been privileged to work with. Values such as integrity, respect for diversity and continuous learning have enabled me to accomplish my assignments and also grow into a respected trustworthy personality among my colleagues as they will testify.
Bachelor's degree in International Business at Makerere University Business School
Second Class Honours-Upper
30th May 2016-1st March 2018
Administration Officer at Bellview Nursery & Junior School
As the school’s administrator, • I oversee the day to day activities of the school(Monitoring the classes & supervising teacher’s work, coorSdinating & supervising the kitchen, ensuring the cleanliness of the school; both internal & external environments and also the smartness of the staff and the children, overseeing the pick & drop of the children, ensuring that the teachers also manage their arrival and departure time. supervising and coordinating with the office assistant &stores-ensuring that stock is replenished in time and her work is accomplished as expected) • Ensuring proper coordination and a good working relationship amongst teachers, administration, parents and children; while encouraging open communication and sharing including challenges where they may occur • Preparing a school budget for discussion with the Director and manage it • Coordinating procurement of general supplies and materials • Ensuring school fees are paid on time and follow up with reminders where necessary • Supporting the debt collection process where possible • Ensuring a monthly report is written for review to the Director • Ensuring discipline and good work ethnics amongst the staff and the children thus creating a safe and conducive environment for both the staff and children. • Conducting and Coordinating other school activities effectively and ensure that they are a success for example Friday assemblies, sports day, school trip and concert. • Ensuring that staff, children and parents adhere to the school rules and regulations.
- Computer proficiency
- Customer Care focus
- Organised and keen to detail
- Creative thinking to practical problem solving
- Planning skills
- Team player and open to learning
- Able to work within strict deadlines
- Ability to work independently
- Self confidence, reliance, honest and trustworthy
Ms. Olive Kyampaire
Bellview Nursery&Junior School