Native English speaker seeking great Teaching opportunities in Japan

by Letisha Jacobs
(Arima, Trinidad and Tobago)



Letisha Jacobs
16 Pommegrante Avenue,
Malabar, Arima, Trinidad.
1(868) 480-2432
letisha_j@yahoo.com
Date of Birth: 24/10/1984


Objective
To become a recognized Human Resource Specialist/Officer who is committed to serving fellow employees while fostering personal growth and development through alignment and accomplishment of the organisation’s strategic objectives.


Experience/Major Achievements • Undertake duties supporting the recruitment and selection function including placing adverts; processing invoices; fianlizing short-list of candidates to be interviewed and interview packages for all panel members.
• Assist and participate in Strategic Human Resource Planning workshops.
• Evaluated the extent to which the Vocational Training Programmes being offered at Chatham YDAC allowed graduates to become gainfully employed.
• Prepare Ministerial Minutes and Notes to employ successful candidates that were interviewed.
• Oversee the Skills database and ensure that the database is always up-to-date.
• Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining professional working relations with applicants, visitors, callers, and business professionals.
• Provide customer service, both in-person and by telephone; screen and direct telephone calls; take and relay messages; answer questions from employees and the general public regarding human resources issues, rules, and regulations relating to human resources management; respond to employment verification requests, salary and benefit surveys, and other requests for information.
• Explain employment benefits and general terms and conditions of employment to new employees.
• Assist in the efficient re-branding exercise of the Office of the Prime Minister
• Undertake follow up action is taken as assigned by the Permanent Secretary and Head of Units to ensure timely completion of tasks
• Perform as a member of the OSH Committee, to ensure that decisions and policies are implemented.
• Conduct online research regarding the ‘best practices’ of communications in different countries
• Assist in implementing Facility Management policies which involve promoting and sustaining a safe and comfortable working environment for employees
• Assist in the development and collation of the Directory of Government Services.
• Update the Asset Register intermittently during the year to reflect any significant changes in the movement of physical assets of the company
• Research acceptable standards and criteria regarding the tendering process in Trinidad and Tobago
• Supervise the outfitting activities to ensure timely delivery of equipment and furniture



Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development

08.2011 - Present

Human Resource Assistant
• Responsible for preparing, and amending confidential information concerning employees contained within their personal files.
• Responsible for ensuring that the confidential information is kept secure.
• Provide administrative support to the HR team including word processing; distribution of information; organising and taking minutes at meetings for the Director, Human Resources.
• Undertake duties supporting the recruitment and selection function including placing adverts; processing invoices; arranging short-listing and interview packages for all panel members.
• Perform a wide variety of responsible clerical, technical, administrative, and office support duties in support of the Director, Human Resources and other senior staff.
• Provide customer service, both in-person and by telephone; screen and direct telephone calls; take and relay messages; answer questions from employees and the general public regarding human resources issues, rules, and regulations relating to human resources management; respond to employment verification requests, salary and benefit surveys, and other requests for information.
• Explain employment benefits and general terms and conditions of employment to new employees.
• Oversee the Skills database and ensure that the database is always up-to-date.
• Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining professional working relations with applicants, visitors, callers, and business professionals.
• Performs miscellaneous clerical functions and special projects as assigned.
• Supervise junior officers in the implementation of human resource management policies.
• Performs other HR-related duties as necessary.
• Active member of the Multi-Sectoral Committee to review the Youth Development Apprenticeship Centres (YDACs).
• Calculate and prepare the final report re selection of candidate(s) for advertised vacancies.




Information Division, OPM

05/2009 -04/2011

Business Operation Assistant
• Assist in the effective implementation of procedures and policies ratified by in the division’s OSH Committee
• Liaise with external customers to ensure timely payment for services rendered
• Research acceptable standards and procedures that are necessary for the implementation of major policies
• Search online newspapers for any government-related articles


Ministry of Social Development

01/2006 - 07/2006
Clerk I/ Receptionist
• Answer incoming calls and transfer calls appropriately on the switchboard
• Answer queries about the functions of the ministry
• Liaising with the general public
• Maintaining Records
• Filing and sorting


Education
Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (GSB)

01/2010 – 12/2012







Anglia Ruskin University

10/2006 - 06/2009








Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP)
(09/2008-12/2008)


Arima Government Secondary
(09/2002-06/2004)



Bishop Anstey High School

(09/1997 -06/2002)

MHRM (Masters in Human Resource Management)
Subjects studied include: Strategic Planning, Human Resource Management
Financial Management, Organizational Behavior Development, Human Resource Information Systems, HR Business Tools, Research Methods in the practice of HR, Compensation Management, Legal and Ethical Framework of HRM, Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Relations, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Auditing, Spanish for Business Purposes, Training Systems and Instructional Design, Develop and Evaluate Training Policy, Internship Practicum





BA (Hons) Business Management (Lower Second Class Honurs)
Subjects studied include: Business Environment, Learning and Skills Development, Introduction to Business Law, Managing People, Finance and Marketing, Business in Focus, Analysis of business, Marketing Management, Principles of Human Resource Management, International Business Managing Organisation Change, Research Skills, Budgeting Planning and Control, Information Systems, Strategic Management, Advanced Strategic Management, Operations Management, Cross Cultural Issues in International Business, Employee Relations, Ethics and Governance, Dissertation



Small Business Management
Modules include: Making Business Choices, Developing a business idea, Managing a micro business, Support and services


4 Advanced Level Certificate
General Paper, Business Studies, Spanish, Economics

8 Ordinary Level passes at CXC
English Language, English Literature , Mathematics, Spanish, P.O.A., Biology, Economics, Computer Studies


Skills and Abilities • Computer Literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher and Outlook.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent Communication skills (oral/written).
• Good Customer Service practices.
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

References References are available on request.

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