Thobela Jingqi
Thobela Jingqi

Summary


Currently I am the Business Administrator for Daku Group of Companies based in Waterfront, Western Cape and also work as a Project Administrator. My duties include but not limited to the following: organizing, Planning and scheduling meetings, communicating with Clients, call screening and project administration as well as events organizing. Furthermore to this I also compile tenders from conception to appointment.

Preferred Job Location:East London; Port Elizabeth, Cape TownDesired Salary
Preferred Contract TypePreferred Contract Period
Preferred Business / IndustryHighest Education Level
Total Working ExperienceAvailability to work after
Willing to RelocateSpoken LanguagesEnglish, Afrikaans, Xhosa

Education Details


Diploma in Computer and Business Administration

Working Experience Details


Daku Group of Companies Western Cape, Cape Town, Bellville
Designation Business Administrator
18 January 2016 – to date
Duties SALES ADMINISTRATION
• Build and maintain excellent, reliable and trustworthy service and sales relationships with all customers.
• Canvassing of new business from existing and new customers.
• Taking existing product range and introduce into new channels.
• Taking new products and introducing into existing channels.
• Maintain and grown base clients.
• Maintain customer information and keep records updated.
• Identify new sales opportunities.
CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
• Regularly meet / phone with clients to ascertain their needs and assess their satisfaction.
• Implement client retention strategy, i.e. taking client to lunch and other functions; selecting, preparing and presenting gifts to clients.
• Interaction with individuals at events and conferences.
• Tender Administration
• Liaison with suppliers
• Managing tender advertisements
• Administration and compliance to the DCI standard procurement and bidding process
• Secretariat of the tender Committee - this function is responsible for the efficient running of the tender committee and includes the preparation of all application packs, agendas, taking minutes
• Research tenders in newspapers and websites
• Help prepare, source information source information required for the tender submission
• Arrange meetings, follow – up and confirm dates, for tenders
• Draw and maintain project plans as received from project managers.
• Report Writing _ compile and submit status reports
• Tender Identification & Applications _ identify tenders on daily and weekly.
• Managing deadlines for tenders
• Database Administration _ will assist with the evaluation and accreditation if suppliers
• Compilation and completing application forms.

Daku Group of Companies Western Cape, Cape Town
Designation Office Administrator
18 January 2016 – 31 January 2017
Duties BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
• Assist Marketing manager to identify and analyse an organisation’s strength and weaknesses, also respond to opportunities and threats in the marketing environment.
• Competitor analysis
• Assist with the development and implementation of appropriate strategies by selecting, segmenting and targeting markets, and promoting products and services to those markets.
• Propose marketing ideas, such as choosing labels or packaging/ branding.
• Assist with identifying new business opportunities.
• Market research.

CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
• Regularly meet / phone with clients to ascertain their needs and assess their satisfaction.
• Implement client retention strategy, i.e. taking client to lunch and other functions; selecting, preparing and presenting gifts to clients.
• Interaction with individuals at events and conferences.
SALES ADMINISTRATION
• Build and maintain excellent, reliable and trustworthy service and sales relationships with all customers.
• Canvassing of new business from existing and new customers.
• Taking existing product range and introduce into new channels.
• Taking new products and introducing into existing channels.
• Maintain and grown base clients.
• Maintain customer information and keep records updated.
• Identify new sales opportunities.

DCI Holdings Cape Town
Designation Marketing and Sales Officer
20 October 2014 to 16 June 2015
Duties BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
• Assist Marketing manager to identify and analyse an organisation’s strength and weaknesses, also respond to opportunities and threats in the marketing environment.
• Competitor analysis
• Assist with the development and implementation of appropriate strategies by selecting, segmenting and targeting markets, and promoting products and services to those markets.
• Propose marketing ideas, such as choosing labels or packaging/ branding.
• Assist with identifying new business opportunities.
• Market research.
CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
• Regularly meet / phone with clients to ascertain their needs and assess their satisfaction.
• Implement client retention strategy, i.e. taking client to lunch and other functions; selecting, preparing and presenting gifts to clients.
• Interaction with individuals at events and conferences.
SALES ADMINISTRATION
• Build and maintain excellent, reliable and trustworthy service and sales relationships with all customers.
• Canvassing of new business from existing and new customers.
• Taking existing product range and introduce into new channels.
• Taking new products and introducing into existing channels.
• Maintain and grown base clients.
• Maintain customer information and keep records updated.
• Identify new sales opportunities.

• Represent the organisation at Expos and other functions.
• Compile company newsletter and distribute internally and externally
• Monitor feedback on newsletters produced and devise strategy to respond thereto.
• Design and implement corporate social events.

DCI Holdings Cape Town, Western Cape
Designation Project Administrator / Client Relationship Officer
6 January 2014 – 20 June 2014
Duties • Tender Administration
• Liaison with suppliers
• Managing tender advertisements
• Administration and compliance to the DCI standard procurement and bidding process
• Secretariat of the tender Committee - this function is responsible for the efficient running of the tender committee and includes the preparation of all application packs, agendas, taking minutes
• Research tenders in newspapers and websites
• Help prepare, source information source information required for the bid/ tender submission
• Arrange meetings, follow – up and confirm dates, for tenders
• Draw and maintain project plans as received from project managers.
• Report Writing _ compile and submit status reports
• Tender Identification & Applications _ identify tenders on daily and weekly basis
• Managing deadlines for tenders
• Database Administration _ will assist with the evaluation and accreditation if suppliers
• Compilation and completing application forms.

DCI Holdings Cape Town, Western Cape
Designation Client Relationship Officer
9 January 2012 – June 2013
Duties • Provide support to the project management unit and business development team e.g. research.
• Maintaining a database of contacts and meetings of the identified units
• Follow up with the team members on meeting status
• Maintaining the distribution list for the project concerned
• Setting up and maintaining the project network space
• Maintaining electronic copies of project files
• Coordinating the logistical needs of projects
• Scheduling meetings and workshops on request
• Consolidating information for project meetings
• Distributing information to nominated persons
• Arranging social functions
• Taking telephone messages
• Negotiating with other project managers regarding request for information
• Maintenance of the project plan
• Receiving project plan from project manager
• Drawing up reports e.g. status report and report of overdue work
• Distributing status and progress report to the approved distribution list
• Preparing documentation for meetings
• Preparation of tender documents

WESGRO Cape Town, Western Cape
Designation Assistant to International Trade
August 2011 – 6 January 2012
Duties • Updated Potential Export Database
• Outsourced companies from different sectors
• Conducting electronic & telephonic RSVP and capturing all info correctly
• Liaising with clients and confirming their attendance
• Distribution of invitations and following up on clients
• Assisted in the registration of guests at events, attending and helping smooth running of the event
• Printing of event packs
• Maintaining and updating our clients’ database from different sectors

SAWEN Cape Town, Western Cape
Designation Team and Office Assistant
May 2008 – 31 August 2009
Duties • Organized marketing & promotions material
• Communicated and liaised with SAWEN executive and members
• Managed and maintained the WC and EC database
• Provided administration support to management
• Organized and managed events
• Outsourced suppliers e.g. venues
• Prepared agenda & minutes for the executive committee
• Prepared documents in time for meetings and organized refreshments
• Arrange and prepare for all transport matters for the Western Cape
• Drawing up all invitations and send them to the members organizing the programme and agenda.
• Compiling guest list and attendance register
• Answered queries about SAWEN, gave out information
• Making sure we have enough publications
• Identified speakers for events
• Recorded, prepared and circulated all seminars, workshops, conferences and meetings in a form of minutes.

SAWEN Cape Town, Western Cape
Designation Project Assistant Officer
4 September 2006 – April 2008
Duties • Prepared office meetings and organised relevant document and minute taking
• Responsible for administration
• Organised and managed events
• Managed and updated the Western Cape and Eastern Cape Database
• Identified venues for events /functions
• Identified speakers
• Compiling agenda for the executives typing then distribute them
• Answered queries about SAWEN and gave out the information
• Answered telephonic requirements and gave it to the relevant people
• Set up meetings for Executives and Members
• Presenting network and business opportunities to the members

Sportsman’s East London, Eastern Cape
Designation Sales Adviser
September 2004 – January 2006
Duties • This Entailed a diverse, yet depth knowledge of products:
- Offered an informed and speedy service to the customers
- Sales adviser to customers

Clicks East London, Eastern Cape
Designation Shop Assistant Cashier
March 2003 – January 2004
Duties • Storage space allocation
• Issuing of stock for merchandising
• Worked as a cashier & assisted on the floor
• Dealt with customers
• Cashed up every day before going home.

Skills / Specialties


Excel; PowerPoint, Word; E-mail and Internet

Awards / Key Achievements


- Star Performer of the year (2013)
- Health and Safety Rep Certificate (2012

Professional Qualifications and Training


- Star Performer of the year (2013)
- Health and Safety Rep Certificate (2012

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