I have been involved in managing business since childhood due to my business background. This has shaped my consciousness on the importance of strategic planning, time management, excellent customer orientation and relationship, articulate in the conduct of my activities and proactive in dealing with issues before they escalate. It was helpful during my academic pursuit and would remain relevant, critical and strategic in my career path.
My degree in Project Management where I obtained academic excellence award as the best graduating student in my department with CGPA of 4.16 has provided me with strong academic foundation as well as fortified me with good numerical, analytical and strategic thinking ability, flexibility in dealing with issues, resilience and team work excellence.
During my 6 months internship at Etteh Aro and Partners Consultancy Company, I used my strong math and analytical skills to track the execution of project in regards to time and thereafter advice the management on the best approach to execute the project to avoid time overrun which will have a damaging cost implication on the project. I interacted effectively with all project stakeholders to fast track the project and reduce project cost by 30%. I was also involved in planning of projects, tracking of projects, taking inventory of work executed on site and updating project program of work. I equally used my communication skill to resolve conflicts within the project environment. My leadership qualities was exemplified when I mobilized funds for the building of toilet facilities for Atakpor secondary school in Akwa Ibom state against all odds having seen the menace of the lack of it for both the teachers and students as the chairman of the project committee of my community development service during National Youth Service Corps.
However, working with Royal Exchange Plc, Abuja as a marketing executive has broaden my knowledge of insurance industry, polish my communication skills with increase confidence, excellent presentation skills, and good listening ability. In marketing environment, listening to the inputs and objections of prospects and clients are keys to succeeding and winning their confidence and trust.
As an individual, I am intelligent, hardworking, articulate, diligent, punctual and reliable with good computer skills, excellent in spoken and written English with an engaging personality. I have used these skills to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds throughout my job roles. I do hold the belief that regardless of race, creed, religion and sexuality everyone has to be given equal respect and opportunity. My sensitive nature and genuine interest in others have made me confident that I can work effectively in a team for the collective interest of meeting tight work schedules. I am smart, self-motivated, goal oriented and always willing to learn new things or old ones differently. I am confident that I have the ability and aptitude in which to succeed in your organization