DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Administrative Assistant with management experience, focused on providing
customer service, administrative and financial support, while efficiently managing
multiple assignments for on-time successful completion.
Microsoft Office proficiency
Ability to work in high stress environment
Attention to detail
Professional and mature
Global Partners AfghanistanKabul, AfghanistanDirector of International Support and Staff Development
Provided administrative support to over 100 personnel in Afghanistan.
Maintained housing and office contracts, property maintenance records for approximately 35 rental units, as well as vehicle maintenance records for approximately 40 vehicles throughout Afghanistan.
Provided travel support by assisting 100 expatriate personnel and visitors with procuring visas, work permits, and air tickets.
Participated in periodic property inventories, including the procurement and/or disposal of excess property.
Provided financial support by preparing monthly financial reports of office and project spending.
Reviewed and monitored project office budgets, informed staff of current spending and remaining allocated funds.
Assisted Director of Personnel and Logistics with preparation of annual budget requests.
Interim Director of Personnel and Logistics (September 2013 to June 2014)
Oversaw scheduling for the day-to-day activities of 25 local and expatriate Kabul office staff.
Procured two vehicles for expatriate staff.
Provided general administrative support related to office supplies, office property, and office moves to seven satellite offices, 100 personnel, located throughout Afghanistan.
Procured housing, office, and vehicle supplies, and personal items on an as needed basis.
Maintained operating plans, procurement records, and financial support documents.
As a member of a Crisis Action Team, coordinated emergency response and relocation of displaced personnel resulting from a nearby violent attack.
Assisted Country Security Officer in updating the Kabul Contingency Plan.
Managed and monitored annual operations budget of approximately $150,000.
Monitored staff work and provided annual staff performance reviews.
Global Partners AfghanistanChaghcharan, AfghanistanBusiness/Office Manager
Oversaw scheduling of day-to-day activities of 15 office staff.
Compiled and assembled monthly expense reports for the Western Regional (Cities of Herat and Chaghcharan) offices, budgets totaling $110,000
Provided information and monitored office and project budgets. Informed staff of surpluses and deficits, making adjustments as directed.
Facilitated bi-weekly staff meetings to promote information exchange and team building.
Interim Director - Chaghcharan Office (September 2010 to April 2011)
Organizational Liaison with Chaghcharan District and City governmental officials for the planning and implementation of emergency relief projects.
Designed and wrote project proposals requesting funding for food distribution projects for internally displaced peoples.
Reviewed and monitored four relief projects, budgets varying between $50,000-$90,000 each.
Oversaw implementation of two, six-month projects for emergency food distribution to widows and orphans.
Oversaw the implementation of a six-month snow removal work-for-food program.
Managed the implementation of Chaghcharan English and Computer Education Project for boys and girls, project budget of $50,000.
Performed land use document research for PhaseI Environmental studies.
Wrote Land Use, Aesthetics, Noise, Hazards and Hazards Materials, Cultural Resources, Public Services, Utilities, and Recreation sections of Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) as required by CEQA and NEPA.
Performed site visits for LA Cellular cell towers located in Southern California.
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, Virginia, USAMBA: Business
California State Polytechnic University, PomonaPomona, CA, USAMaster of Arts: Urban and Regional PlanningEmphasis in Environmental Planning
University of California, at Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA, USABachelor of Arts: Environmental StudiesEmphasis in City Planning and Natural Resources
Technical - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) on PC and Mac
Languages - Mandarin Chinese (Intermediate speaking level); Dari (Intermediate speaking level); Uyghur (Novice speaking level)
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Companies Worked For:
Global Partners Afghanistan
Silk Road Company
International Mission Board
Environmental Science Associates
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
University of California, at Santa Cruz
Job Titles Held:
Director of International Support and Staff Development
MBA : Business Master of Arts : Urban and Regional Planning Bachelor of Arts : Environmental Studies
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