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Eric Ofei

Candidate ID: 1433194

Career Summary

Post Graduate with 7 years experience in Administration / Commercial Operations functional area.Over the past seven years, I have provided high-level support in a variety of divisions and across multiple functional areas at Rhodes University.

Skill Set

Customer service, Leadership General Management , Communication ,Interpersonal skills, Delegation, Ability to learn new skills quickly,

Professional Information

Total Experience : 7

Nationality : South Africa

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : Administration / Commercial Operations

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Cell: + 27 (0)82 229 5078
Work: +27466037080
Bantu Steve Biko Building
SRC Offices. P. Box 94
Eastern Cape
South Africa

As a critical thinker and public speaker, I possess excellent skills in both written and verbal communication. Over and above this, I possess the necessary confidence and quick-thinking to successfully solve problems. My experience in my capacity as both a leader and as a working professional has equipped me with the necessary business acumen and awareness of professional standards. In every task or role I have played in the past, I have always been guided and guarded by integrity, tolerance, love and loyalty to my colleagues and the people I serve. I am self-motivated and always eager to learn new skills and I have the ability to mentor others.

Key Competencies
? Leadership ? General Management
? Communication
? Interpersonal skills
? Delegation ? Ability to learn new skills quickly
? Customer service

Career Summary
Rhodes University
Student Development and Support Officer (Leadership, Delegation, Administration, Communications, Liaison, discipline). Full Time
January 2012- present

? Provide oversight and guidance to the Student Governance Structures in respect of initiatives and interventions that Student Leaders are working on in support of their vision and mission. Provide day to day administration support.

? Initiate and develop projects in collaboration with the SRC that are in line with the overall mission and vision of the SRC.

? Research best practices and trends in student development. Responsible for working collaboratively with the Director of Student Affairs in providing a leadership program for members of the SRC and student body which will enhance their leadership capabilities.

? Management and supervision of staff members who fall under the Manager of Student Services.

? Make appropriate referrals for students with specific needs (health, psychosocial, learning challenges, financial needs, career or academic needs).

Rhodes University
Guest Relations Manager
Negotiation and teamwork skills, Leadership and Delegation Skills, Social confidence, Strong work and client service ethic, Ability to work independently and as part of a broader team. Part time
June – July 2007 - 2018

? To attend to the needs of guests in such a way as to promote their well-being and comfort and dealing with customer complaints and comments.

? Planning and organising accommodation, catering and other hotel services.

? Training and monitoring staff, planning work schedules for individuals and teams.

? To maintain an accurate register of all guests and to liaise functionally with the conference manager.

? To submit a report at the end of working day.

National Arts Festival

Financial Clerk

Attention to detail, multi-tasking, arithmetic skills, liaison, discipline. Safeguarding Children
Part time
2 July 2010 – 7 July 2010, 28 June 2011- 10 July 2011


? Responsible for bookkeeping as well as payroll and billing duties.

? Reporting on how much funding is coming in and out of the Finance Office.

? To process the payment of invoices and contract certificates.

? To submit a daily report to head of Finances.

Rhodes University

House Warden

Part time

February 2016 - present

? Facilitation of forward planning for the activities of the residence throughout the year.

? Ensure that all programs reflect the broad range of cultural, racial, ethnic and socio-economic diversity and the vision and mission of Rhodes University.

? Delegating and allocating responsibilities to the Sub-Wardens of the residence, ensuring that these responsibilities are executed to the standard required.

? Dealing with any performance problems (failure to execute job responsibilities) on the part of Sub-Wardens.

? Training of Sub-Wardens in their responsibilities, including ensuring that they attend any formal training offered by the University.

Professional Development
? Health and Safety

? Leadership and Development

? Mediation and Arbitration ? Manual Handling

? Workshop on Co-operative Governance

? Official Protocol Training Course

? Rhodes University
DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts (2014)
SUBJECTS: Law, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Politics and International Studies ? University of South Africa
DEGREE: Bachelor of Laws (to be completed in 2019)
SUBJECTS: Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Entrepreneurial Law, Law of Succession, Civil Procedure, International Law, Company Law, Private International Law.

? Rhodes University Business School
DEGREE: Post Graduate Diploma in Enterprise Management (2016)
SUBJECTS: Financial Management, Computerised Accounting, Project Management, Financial Marketing, Entrepreneurial Law and Human Resources.
? Sol Plaatjie Institute of Journalism
DEGREE: Post Graduate Diploma in Media Management (2017)
SUBJECTS: Media Economics &Financial Planning, Media Management and Leadership, Managing Media Content, Markets, Audience and Advertising, and Human Resources, Circulating and Distribution, Media Management Context, Policy and Institutions


Dr. Sizwe Mabizela
Rhodes University
+27 (0) 46 603 8181 /

? Mrs. Charmaine Avery
Conference and Events Manager
Rhodes University
+27 (0)46 603 8558/ +27 (0)82 801 2391

? Ms Veronica Israel
Manager : Student Services
Rhodes University
27 (0)46 603 8183/ +27 (0)78 758 3721