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PAUL VAN JAARSVELD

 

                                                       Paul Andries van Jaarsveld

                                                      Id number: 7410245032085

                                                                  083 444 3608

                                                             paulvj@iafrica.com

                                                                        Strand

                                                                         7140

 

CAREER SUMMARY
 

·         Managing our Guava farm in Paarl.

·         Owner of Inspiring Water (5) Inspiring Water | Facebook

·         Recruiter in the Agricultural, Hospitality, Financial and IT Sectors.

·         Mweb and Mweb Africa CRM/Billing system projects. Overall System management, business and billing rule definition, product and service mapping, system configuration and testing, writing training material and training staff.

·         Experience in General Business Management. An excellent understanding of departmental supporting processes to optimise customer experience and service levels.

·         Education includes a BCom. Specializing in Marketing and Business Economics (University of Pretoria), as well as Digital Marketing certification (University of Cape Town).

·         I pride myself to be an honest, hardworking individual. I motivate myself by always going the extra mile to open doors to greater responsibility.

 

 

 

EDUCATION
 

·         BCom (1997) Marketing and Business Economics

·         Project Management – (2004) Mweb

·         Digital Marketing – (2019) UCT

 

SKILL SET
 

Soft Skills
·         Strong work ethic.

·         Extremely Customer service focused.

·         Logical approach.

·         Problem identification and solving skills.

·         Excellent Communication skills.

·         Excellent Time Management.

·         Leadership.

·         Responsible, dependable, and eager to learn.

·         Creativity.

 

Technical skills
·         Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

·         Business Analysis (Business requirement and functionality specifications).

·         Process design and optimization.

Ø  Problem identification and definition, process mapping.

Ø  Define scope and objectives.

Ø  Analysis of alternatives.

Ø  Identify and allocate Resources.

Ø  Implementation and communication including training.

Ø  Reporting, evaluation, and review. Exception handling.

·         Data integrity projects and reporting.

·         Cognos Powerplay and Reportnet.

·         Microsoft Office:

Ø  Excel: Pivot tables, Reconciliations etc.

Ø  Access: Database, forms, and queries.

Ø  Powerpoint: Presentations.

Ø  Word: Documentation

·         Billing and Arrears Management (Sage Accounting).

·         Digital Marketing

(Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practises, Web design and development, web analytics, online copywriting, online advertising and PPC, social media, email and mobile marketing, digital marketing strategy).

·         Traditional Marketing (Banners, billboards, flyers).

·         Graphic design (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc).

·         Project Management (MSProject).

·         Public Relations (Social media).

·         Budget and Cost control (Excel, Sage Accounting).

·         Stock Management. (Excel, Sage Accounting).

·         Logistics (Trello and Matrix software).

·         Human Resources (Training, UIF, SARS).

·         Training (Powerpoint).

·         A+ Certification for IT support.

·         Bulk SMS and email campaign software.

 

DETAILED CAREER EXPERIENCE
 

Zeminwe Recruitment
Recruiter – January 2021 – present.
 
·         Marketing of vacancies applicable to each Sector.

·         Vacancy specifications.

·         New Client sourcing.

·         CV Service.

·         Design work (Adobe Illustrator) for adverts

·         Web page updates.

·         Head Hunting and Cold Calling.

 
Inspiring Water/Marketing and Branding (Own business)
Sales and Marketing/General Manager – January 2008 to present.

 

·         Identifying new markets, in line with our strategy and goals, and expanding our product/service range.

·         Assist clients with the following:

Ø  Villa Vue (Logo design, Brochures, online presence, marketing campaigns)

Ø  Golden Arrow Bus Service (Study on location-based marketing)

Ø  Teledok – Virtual doctor Consultation (, Brochures, online presence, marketing campaigns)

Ø  Inspiring Water (Branding, logo design, web design, marketing campaigns)

Ø  Dolphin Beach hotel (Label design, traditional marketing)

Ø  Harley Davidson (Marketing and labels)

Ø  Toyota Caledon (Promotional products)

Ø  Zeminwe Consulting (Forms, workflows, and marketing)

 

·         Constant process and data integrity optimization through implementing workflows to minimise revenue leakage, optimising the customer experience and life cycle.

·         Constant building of relationships with stakeholders, maintaining high levels of interaction.

·         Managing reseller relationship and agreements.

·         Quality Management.

·         Implementing quoting systems, sending relevant information, enticing call to action.

·         Sales and Marketing forecasting to counter rising costs and ensure profit margin stability.

·         Engaging in customer relations through constant communication with clients to ensure brand loyalty.

·         Implemented real time digital processes to communicate and optimise delivery schedules and logistics.

·         Analysis and adapting to analytic feedback on campaigns implemented.

·         Continued implementation of paid and organic SEO strategies to position brands.

·         Planning and attending exhibitions to promote our product/service range.

·         Design of marketing material, and for branding purposes using Digital design packages (Acrobat Illustrator and Photoshop).

·         Application of traditional, and digital Marketing through Facebook campaigns, lead generation and creating brand awareness on social media.

·         Scheduling and monitoring of production, stock management to ensure supplies needed on time, and quality checks.

·         Doing the Administration, Billing and arrears management on Sage accounting, desktop and mobile.

·         Managing supply orders and creditors.

·         Managing Human Resources.

·         After sales service includes feedback on events, constantly monitoring our products and services.

 

 

 

Mweb and Mweb Africa
Data/Billing Analyst – January 1998 to December 2008

 

•         CRM Business/Billing System planning, product implementation, configuration, and maintenance.

•         Business Analysis – Business Requirement spec. (BRS) and Functional Requirement spec (FRS).

•         Process design and optimisation, system provisioning planning.

•         System migration and integration.

•         Data mining, manipulation, and reporting.

•         Data integrity projects.

•         Market data segmentation, interpretation, and trend analysis.

•         Reconciliation of financial records.

•         Arrears Management and Collection process.

•         Billing and Invoice runs.

•         Mass Communication – Marketing, arrears, billing.

•         Change control.

•         Business and administrative liaison.

•         Minimise revenue leakage.

•         Staff training Mweb Africa (Nambia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria).

 

 

Within this role I travelled Africa to implement a new CRM/Billing system. The project involved planning the migration through product and service mapping, system configuration and testing, writing training material and training staff. The project closed off with constant monitoring any discrepancies through reporting, evaluating risks, and taking action to repair inconsistencies.

 

 

REFERENCES
Will be made available upon request.

 

  • Updated 2 years ago

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