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Christine Jarjour

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CURRICULUM VITAE Christine Georges Jarjour Personal Information: Nationality: Lebanese Marital status: single DOB: 1972 Address: First floor, Jarjour building, Belle-vue, Awkar, Lebanon Mobile: Lebanon + 961 71/ 274688 E-mail address: [email protected] Availability: immediately Work Experience: 1. Z academia, Rabieh, from January 2014 till date (part-time job) Teaching agenda for classes of CM2 and giving extra French lessons. 2. BLC Bank Headquarters, Adlieh, Beirut, from January 16, 2012 till October 2013 (Temporary Contract). Position: Administrative Assistant, Corporate department Duties and responsibilities: - Assist the head of Corporate by managing his time and coordinating his meetings; - Handle the reception area by greeting visitors and screening telephone calls; - Attend weekly meetings with the heads of the different departments inside the Corporate and the head of Corporate and take the minutes; - Provide the department with the necessary tools for proper functioning (stationery, letter heads, special forms necessary for their work, etc…); - Assist the “Risk Prevention” department in their daily work, by printing the positions of the clients in overstepping and monitoring the timely closure of the oversteppings afterwards. 3. The National Investor (TNI), Abu Dhabi, from September 2009 to July 11, 2011 Position: Executive Secretary to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Responsibilities and duties: - Manage the CFO’s calendar in a way that is timely efficient and comfortable for him; - Screen telephone calls, general inquiries and business offers phone calls from banks and financial institutions and handle them adequately; - Receive the CFO’s mail, external and internal; read and analyze information before bringing the documents up to his attention; - Act as coordinator on Board and EXCOM meetings by calling Board and EXCOM members to secure proper attendance, ask for proxies to secure legal quorum and prepare the documentation packs and deliver them on time; - Attend weekly Real Estate meetings with the CEO/CFO and the RE department, whereby the projects of the latter division were discussed on a high and confidential level, and take minutes; - Assist the RE department by preparing all the correspondences of the different subsidiaries owned by TNI, in relation to the projects on going, prepare the internal payment sheets when due, and make electronic filling with referencing and file hard copies; - Act as Internal Audit coordinator for TNI and one of its subsidiaries: Interact with the internal auditors to organize the kick-off meetings between the company and the auditors and ensure that the reviews are done according to the timetable agreed upon in the engagement letter and prepare for quarterly Audit Committee meetings. - Make travel and hotel booking arrangements for the CFO when needed; - Arrange conference calls locally and with companies abroad using the global teleconferencing system. 4. Impact/BBDO, Abu Dhabi, from December 2006 to May 2009. Position: Personal Assistant to the Managing Director (MD): • Maintain the MD’s calendar and schedule meetings; • Receive the incoming calls and direct them to the concerned person and screen telephone calls on behalf of the MD in relation to potential businesses; • Greet visitors in a professional manner; • Arrange travel and hotel reservations for the MD; • Organize special annual events like the “Boot Camp”; a yearly regional training for the Account Directors of Impact/BBDO, headed by my manager. Aside from attending the training, I did all the necessary arrangements with the hotel (book the rooms and the venue for the event) and took care of the visa arrangements for the people coming from abroad; • Prepare new business update monthly reports with the MD required by the head office; • Develop and maintain well organized filing system that permits easy reference and rapid retrieval of information. HR coordinator within Impact BBDO: • Ensure a seamless on boarding process for new hires: welcome package, coordinate with the IT department for their user ID, collect documents for visa and insurance and follow up on the visa process; • Interact with the employees having different cultures and backgrounds and coming from several places of the world and answer their queries; • Liaise with the insurance company to include the new staff in the insurance scheme; • Maintain the employees’ files (college degrees, passport copies, personal information like permanent address and contact details, etc…) for easy access and update them on a regular basis; • Issue all kinds of letters for the staff, example: for bank account opening, to apply for a loan, letters to immigration department, etc…, using a special template format for each letter; • Maintain the annual leave balance of the staff and keep track of attendance; • Make all necessary bookings related to staff (travel & hotel bookings). 5. Standard Chartered Bank, Lebanon, from July 2002 to September 2006. Position: Sales Team Leader and representative to the Bank: • Meet with people, answer their queries and convince them with the products of the bank only if suitable to their needs; • Put a strategy for the work, by targeting high profile and multinational companies and conduct sales meetings with the team to meet the monthly target; • Maintain a Client Portfolio and use it as a future potential customer; • Provide after sales customer service to ensure client satisfaction. 6. Freelance job: from 1998 to 2002. • Landscape, Maintenance and Customer support 1998-2002 Education: 1990-1996: Holy Spirit University Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon Diploma of Agriculture Engineer 1976-1989: Ecole des Frères Maristes Champville, Lebanon Sciences Experimentales Relevant Experience & Trainings: Executive Assistant: (Communication and interpersonal skills, Time Management, CRM and effective business writing skills); Hallmark 1: - Getting yourself powered up for a career in sales presented by ICTN International Consulting and Training Network. Skills: - Fluent in English, French (French educated), Arabic and Italian (beginner level) - Computer skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office and keen user of the internet. - Arabic typing, translation from Arabic to English and vice-versa. Interests: - Travelling, sports (Swimming, Tennis, Jogging, Horseback riding), Music and Reading (world and financial news, true storie novels). References: Available upon request.