Experience

  • Defence Administrative Officer / Office Manager

    at British Embassy Tirane

    February 2018 - June 2019

    Qarku i Tiranës

     Manage the Defence Section finances and returns (Approximately £ 250,000 yearly budget) -Process invoices, requisition responsibilities - I-expenses, GPC/CCC card, accounting  Project management (currently we manage 23 project activities)  Dealing with administrative tasks including purchases, suppliers, making travel and hotel arrangements- reception and hosting of visitors to the Defence Section, diary arrangements, mail distribution, residence maintenance issues and any communication with corporate services.  Facilitating customs clearance  Assist in preparing and delivery of inward and outward visits to and by Albanian Ministry of Defence and Albanian Armed Forces  Assist DA/ADA in preparation and delivery of ad hoc reports, briefs, correspondence  Co-ordinate media publicity of Defence Section activities in cooperation with Comm Dept

  • Defence and Justice and Home Affairs Administrative Assistant

    at British Embassy Tirane

    July 2017 - February 2018

    Qarku i Tiranës

    Manage the Defence Section finances and returns Process invoices, requisition responsibilities - I-expenses, GPC/CCC card, Administrative tasks including purchases, diary arrangements, mail distribution, residence maintenance issues Facilitating customs clearance  Assist in preparing and delivery of inward and outward visits  Assist DA/ADA in preparation and delivery of ad hoc reports, briefs, correspondence  Co-ordinate media publicity  Assist the Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) team in meeting the National Security Council and Country Business Plan objectives on key JHA issues Prisoner transfer arrangements  Assisting on the inward and outward visits  Dealing with administrative tasks, translations, media communication, ad hoc briefings  Collaborate with Communications Manager to co-ordinate media publicity  Collaborate with Program Team to assist the implementation of JHA projects.

  • Management Assistant

    at British Embassy Tirane

    June 2008 - July 2017

    Qarku i Tiranës

     Embassy switchboard management, receiving visitors, support PA to the Ambassador on programs, set appointments etc.)  Coordinate programme and transport schedules for colleagues and VIP visitors, as well as  Administrative support to the executive management; maintained agenda, organized meetings and events, took minutes of internal meetings; circulated and archived official internal correspondences. Organized meeting rooms and conference rooms for training  Liaised with the respective ministries for work permits for expats, visa requests and applications for staff, custom clearance, heavy baggage and diplomatic bag  Serve as Requisitioner/Receiver on Prism Oracle internal procurement system  Assisted as a Backup ITSO (resolving many IT issues in cooperation with Head Office IT in UK)  Manage and supplying with stationeries and cleaning articles. Performed logistic duties and contacted different UK and Albanian suppliers

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Admininstration (online)

    at University of the People

    2016 - at Present (4 years) California

  • Secretary for Office Automation -Vocational School

    at Maria Mazzarello

    2000 - 2002 (2 years) Qarku i Tiranës

Languages

  • Albanian Native

  • English Negotiation

  • Italian Negotiation

  • Greek Conversation

Hives