Resume for Bernice R. for Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader / Personal Care, Apparel, Fashion & Beauty in Perth, Australia
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BERNICE ERICA R.
DEPENDANTS ONE IN VARSITY
DRIVERS LICENSE CLEAN –
NATIONALITY SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZEN
CELL + South Africa
A. SECONDARY – CAMBRIDGE EXAMS
. English Language
. English Literature
. Physics and Chemistry
. Commerce & Economics
. Business Studies Level
. English Language
. Business Studies Level
. National Diploma in Clothing Management:
Technikon Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
. Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management:
University of Cambridge, UK
. Diploma in Marketing; Diploma in Management Theory & Practice:
Institute of Commercial Management
. EFFECTIVE SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT
. EFFECTIVE SELLING STRATEGIES
. SMART SELLING, SALES TECHNIQUES, PEAK PERFORMANCE
. EXPORT MARKETING SEMINAR
. SUCCESS & MOTIVATION SEMINAR
. MEMBER OF MARKETING INSTITUTE
. MEMBER OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
HOBBIES and INTERESTS
. CHRISTIANITY & THEOLOGY
. WRITING AUTO BIOGRAPHY
. GYM TRAINING, FITNESS
. SINGING & MUSIC
. MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER / COUNSELOR
. COMMUNITY WORK – CHARITY & FUND RAISING EVENTS PASSIONATE
Hard working and committed to excellence in my job responsibilities. I enjoy a challenging
position and work well under pressure. Tenacity and resilience being my driving force to
never give up! Integrity, loyalty and transparency are my three primary morals. I adapt well
to varying environments and am confident to engage in any new field of work. I am
articulate with regard to detail, quality and service, and believe that I can be a valuable
contribution to any organization.
TOTAL SKILLS EXPERIENCE IN SPECIFIC AREAS
PRODUCTION OPERATIONS COTHING MANUFACTURING
• Plus ten years “handson” experience in Clothing manufacturing
operations. Departments: Establishing, planning, cutting room, production
• Merchandising and product development and costings
• Raw material sourcing: Identify supplier base for quality, competitive and
efficient source of raw materials
• Effective implementation and coordination of strategies
• Merchandising & Planning
• Implementing the plan within the budget
• Lead, direct and take executive responsibility
• Ability to liaise with Government & parastatal organisations on a strategic
• A talent for harnessing interpersonal relationships and drawing the best out
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE CURRENT
> Manage & work with specific channel partnerships identified by organization as a
strategic got to market mechanism
> Develop and maintain a robust sales pipeline
> Prepare presentations, proposals, business cases and sales contracts
> Ensure effective customer satisfaction and after sales care, and capitalise on
> Identify sales prospects through networking and other relevant customer discovery
techniques; penetrate competitor markets
> Develop new business opportunities: Products, suppliers and customers
> Attend exhibitions and conferences when required local & international
> Deliver weekly sales reports & monthly MANCO reports. Report to CEO
DIRECTOR/CHIEF OF PARTY –
International Marketing & Business Consultants
> Consulting SME’s on product development, merchandising, sales &
marketing strategies, organizational management and strategic planning.
> Establishing a great synergy for viable and efficient source and supply in
the textile and garment manufacturing industries.
> Provide market intelligence for global sourcing and supply demands. I.e. For
competitive, reliable & quality source/supply opportunities. dealing with
International buyers and suppliers
Reason for leaving: Contract ended in Botswana. Returned home in August .
DINHATEX JHB, RSA
> Customer relations with all the local retailers in South Africa and with
Sourcing Houses in the USA.
> Supplier relations with manufacturing companies in the Far East, namely:
China, Bangladesh, Pakistan.
> Merchandising, costing, order delivery management and logistics.
> Planning season’s buying plans in accordance with budgets
> Product identification customer needs focus
Reason for leaving: Directors closed South African Office and relocated to USA.
Branson Marketing Durban, RSA
> Provide dynamic, professional and flexible solutions to Buyers sourcing
requirements within Africa. And promote regional source and supply as a
long term rewarding sales strategy
> Merchandising: New product development; Sample process management
prototypes & preproduction; Order tracking & follow up; Potential problem
identification; Training of staff on customer procedures & systems.
> Secure strategic business partners and build long term relations.
> Travelled to all Textile and Clothing Manufacturing Companies throughout
the SADAC region, to establish and develop all business potential. Began by
evaluating factories production capabilities, operations and potential in
Swaziland, Malawi, Tanzania and Lesotho. Compiled detailed analysis
reports on a total factories.
> Cold calling and igniting business relationships. Setting up relations with all
the key Chain Stores throughout South Africa, to encourage them to source
more regionally. Then coordinating supplies from the regional factories
evaluated to the local chain stores.
> Encourage customers and vendors to maximise the opportunities presented
by various Trade Agreements. I.e. Maximise sourcing within African region
> Develop specific category base to customise products in Product
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