CURRICULUM VITAE

OBJECTIVE

I strive to make positive contribution to the success of any dynamic organization that recognizes and encourages hard work and integrity.

PERSONAL DETAILS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Name: Christine Zigwai Kato
  • Date of Birth: 2nd May 1994
  • Home Address:Kurudu, Abuja
  • Phone number: 08179888980
  • Email Address: Christinekato@rocketmail.com

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • University of Abuja, Nigeria. B.Sc. Sociology. 2011 – 2017.
  • NDA Staff Secondary School,/Progress High School Kaduna, Nigeria. Secondary School Leaving Certificate. (WAEC). – 2005- 2011
  • Anthony’s Nursery and Primary School, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. Primary School Certificate. 1997-2000
  • National Youth Service Corps. Certificate of National Service. October 2017 – October 2018.

EXTRACURRICULAR QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

 

  *  NMOD-USDOD HIV program master abstinence skill training for military secondary schools and out of school youths in barracks 3rd-8th Oct 2007

* National Youth Service Corps UNICEF PEER EDUCATORS TRAINING under the NYSC Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Project( Supported by UNICEF) 2009

* Nationwide Media interview feature for contribution to entrepreneurship Punch Newspaper, Guardian Newspaper, City People Magazine, Pulse Nigeria, Galaxy TV.

PROFESSIONAL/WORK EXPERIENCE

 1.Company; NMOD-USDOD

             JOB TITLE: Peer Educator/ Counselor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To facilitate individuals learning and reflection on relevant health issues; encourage and assist students in making healthy lifestyle choices; serve as an information and resource referral; create awareness of health issues for individuals and the campus community at large; and contribute to the campus community in meaningful ways.

offer guidance to individuals, couples, families and groups who are dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being. … On the job counselors: Work with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health. Encourage clients to discuss emotions and experiences.

2007- date

 

  1. Company: National Youth Service Corps UNICEF PEER EDUCATORS

JOB TITLE: Peer Educator/ Counselor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To facilitate individuals learning and reflection on relevant health issues; encourage and assist students in making healthy lifestyle choices; serve as an information and resource referral; create awareness of health issues for individuals and the campus community at large; and contribute to the campus community in meaningful ways.

offer guidance to individuals, couples, families and groups who are dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being. … On the job counselors: Work with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health. Encourage clients to discuss emotions and experiences.

2008- date

 

 

  1. COMPANY: House of Christine Art and Designs.

JOB TITLE: Chief Executive Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a Chief Executive Officer in the, I have served in the following positions.

  • Executive Executive Officer: Assist in sending and receiving emails, make official calls, take minutes of meetings and monitoring schedules.

Assist Admin Department in the execution of their duties. Type Internal Memos, Staff letters, queries and other official documents and management of staff files. Also keep records of daily enrolment in the state and generate weekly and monthly reports to be submitted to the State Coordinator and Admin Department. Contributed to the management of staff affairs which provided an enabling environment for competence and productivity from the staff for the benefit of the organisation.

           DATE: October 2017 till date

4.COMPANY: IMagnus Construction Company Limited, Kurudu, Abuja.

JOB TITLE: Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Managing the daily running of the business.
  • Overseeing the activities of Project Supervisors who in turn monitor the workers.
  • Distribution of funds to Project Supervisors. Management of staff affairs in the way of human resource management.
  • Spearheaded administrative duties.
  • Preparation of payroll.

DATE: June 2012- Date

  1. COMPANY: Post Service Housing Development Limited (PHD), Asokoro, Abuja.

JOB TITLE: Youth Corper.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Deployed to the Admin department of the same company.
  • Served as a receptionist in the company before being elevated to the position of Administrative staff.
  • Managed staff and client files and ensured proper documentation of all correspondence and transactions within the company.
  • Assisted housing beneficiaries locate records of transactions made with the company and assisted the Head of Department in whatever capacity needed.

DATE: October 21 2017- October 21 2018. National Youth Service Corps. Certificate of National Service.

6 . COMPANY;  Daniel Global Microfinance Bank

JOB TITLE: PORTFOLIO MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Provide objectivity to the Credit approval process

  • Underwrites new transactions and document renewals, modifications and covenant violations
  • Review commitment letters; reviews and approve annual reviews and tenant underwriting for report to loan committee
  • Ensure adherence to Credit policy, guidelines and regulatory requirements
  • Assists loan document negotiations
  • Support the growth and development of the assigned commercial lending loan portfolio by effectively managing client portfolios.
  • Handle TI and lease approvals
  • Provide ongoing coaching and support for credit analysts
  • Effectively monitor portfolio for revenue opportunities and/or loan exposures
  • Responsible for credit analysis, proper loan structuring and overall sales efforts in area
  • Assist in the sales proposal process, including accompanying the lenders on customer and prospect calls and various other sales/customer oriented projects
  • Establish and maintain relationships with current and prospective clients. Leverage customer knowledge to proactively identify and recommend opportunities to cross-sell additional loan and non-credit products to clients.

From Jan 2019 – Date

  1. COMPANY: Outsource Global Limited

Job Title; Call Centre Agent

Job Description;

* Managing inbound and/or outbound calls;

* Following various communication scripts when speaking to a caller;

* Customer engagement;

* Identifying customer needs, answering questions and providing solutions/alternatives to issues

* Up-selling products and services when possible;

* Building sustainable customer relationships;

*  Keeping records of all conversations organized;

*  Building product knowledge; and

*  Improving performance and hit goals.

From Feb 2019 to Date

  1. Asta-Barka Nigerian limited

Job Title: Office Manager, Personal Assistant, Secretary.

Description:

Overseeing general office operation.

Greeting visitors, answering a high-volume of incoming phone calls and delivering world-class service to our customers.

Coordinating appointments and meetings and managing staff calendars and schedules.

Supervising, mentoring, training, and coaching our office staff and delegating assignments to ensure maximum productivity.

Coordinating domestic and international travel, including flight, hotel, and car rental reservations.

Purchasing office supplies and equipment and maintaining proper stock levels.

Producing reports, composing correspondence, and drafting new contracts.

Creating presentations and other management-level reports.

SKILLS AND PTN (Points to Note)

  • Capable of working under pressure with little supervision.
  • Excellent and efficient computer skills. Highly skilled in the use of computers and the internet including Microsoft office.
  • Ability to use the internet for intensive research, internet searches, send and receive emails, fast typing and troubleshooting software.
  • Excellent planning, organisation, and management abilities
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and very open to team work.
  • Trustworthy and Accountable to both Peers and Superiors.
  • Persistent, passionate and driven. Excited about challenges
  • Calm, focussed and teachable.
  • Highly skilled in Art, Craft and Designs.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

      comfortable dealing with well-educated and affluent customers

  • Product knowledge
  • Calm disposition and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent diction and ability to give written instructions and information clearly and concisely
  • Excellent phone and email etiquette
  • Ability to quickly use new technology.
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Proven capacity of management, leadership and teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
  • Experience in community based interventions in Nigeria especially in the NE
  • Demonstrable ability at report writing
  • Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment
  • Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field
  • Commitment to and understanding aims, values and principles
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages
  • Computer literate

 

 

LANGAGES SPOKEN

  • English
  • Hausa

HOBBIES

 

  • Travelling
  • Reading
  • Writing (fictional material)
  • Fashion and Design, and Bead making
  • Certified Counselor

REFEREES

  • Major General BO Ogunkale, Director General Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) 07053151342.
  • Samuel Shinkut, Principal Officer Federal Radio Corporation (FRCN). 08020917199.
  • Jesse Ilimi, CEO IMagnus Construction Company, Kurudu, Abuja. 09030000680.

Links and articles

 https://www.pulse.ng/lifestyle/fashion/christine-kato-makes-statement-bag-for-breast-cancer-awareness-id8988541.html

https://m.guardian.ng/guardian-woman/i-want-to-use-my-breast-bag-design-to-create-more-awareness-for-cancer-christine-kato/

http://punchng.com/if-your-dream-dies-dream-again-kato/

http://m.guardian.ng/sunday-magazine/kato-ingenious-bag-designer-with-unusual-touch/

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