Tamera Borchards


Tamera Borchards

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  • Expected : Negotiable USD/Month
  • Updated 11 months ago

Virtual assistant

  • Age : 22 Years Old
  • Gender : Female
  • Educational Attainment :- Bachelors Degree (in progress)
  • Availability :- 40 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 0-1 Years

Tamera Amy Borchards
People Centric Human Resources Undergraduate

Contact details: +27 (0) 67 110 0082 East London, Eastern Cape
[email protected]

Professional Summary
A final year Human Resources student at Nelson Mandela University voted as the Face of Spring for Jumbo Clothing South Africa. Demonstrating 2 years of part-time professional experience in the following industries:

retail, childcare, admin, volunteering at various non profits. Excellent at organising events, collaborating with vendors, and ensuring administration, coordination, and finances are effectively managed. Interested in applying skills acquired to roles or organisation’s that value meticulous diligence and collaborative teamwork.

Core Competencies
 Proficient in navigating modern computer applications, especially MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
 Strong interview skills and ability to quickly establish rapport with candidates due to high emotional intelligence.
 Experienced in building solid relationships built on trust and mutual respect, adept at networking professionally
to ensure a valuable network is established before graduation.
 Possesses commercial, photography, and brand awareness, capable of adhering to a strict corporate identity.
 Adaptable and flexible, handling complex situations with finesse and maintaining decorum.
 An organised professional with good problem-solving abilities and a patient demeanor.
 Excellent at conflict resolution and uses an empathetic and compassionate approach.
 Fosters an attitude that values collaboration and teamwork.
 Creativity uses critical thinking skills to ensure scenarios are approached with logic to ensure satisfactory
 Fundraising and event coordination, including consulting with vendors and organiser’s concerning events, and
handling the collection of money.
 Can speedily comprehend people’s intent and quickly break down steps to coordinate the logistics accordingly.
 Leans on solid communication skills and persuasion to negotiate contracts, namely Jumbo and other modelling

Tertiary and Secondary Education

Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources, Institution: Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth. Graduated: In Progress.
Majors: Human Resource Management & Industrial Psychology.
Modules: Consumer Behavior, Career Management, Organisational Behavior, Emerging Human Resource Practices, Research Methodology and Psychometrics, Advanced Social and Market Research, Human Resources: Information Systems, Computing Fundamentals, Introduction to Social Work Practice and Skills, Professional English etc.
School: Stirling High School, East London, South Africa. National Senior Certificate: 2018.
Extra Murals: Interact Club.

Employment History
Freelance Modelling (East London) 2022 to Date
Professional Overview: The official Spring Face of Jumbo Clothing and participated in numerous photoshoots. Key Performance Metrics:
• Produced a portfolio highlighting a wide range of looks, styles, and concepts.
• Proven ability to capture a brand’s or product’s essence and communicate it through photos and videos.
• A keen sense of fashion and an eye for detail.
• The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
• A friendly and professional demeanor.

CHOC Foundation, Volunteer (East London) 2017 to 2018
Professional Overview: Assisted the team with an array of duties which included any admin or help with the children at the hospital undergoing cancer treatment.
Key Performance Metrics:
• Ensured the back office administrative duties for the branch were up to date-and compliant.
• Demonstrated expertise in assisting with program development, program management, and cancer patient advocacy duties.
• Successfully cultivated relationships with key stakeholders, including cancer patients, family members, healthcare providers, and
community leaders.
• Demonstrated commitment to cancer patient care and support through volunteerism and philanthropy.
• Played a vital role in increasing cancer awareness in the community through educational outreach and media relations.

Babysitter and Homework Assistant (East London) 2018 to 2020
Professional Overview: Ensured that the children were in a safe and loving environment and assisted with any homework as mandated by the parents.
Key Performance Metrics:
• Cared for children aged 6 months to 12 years old.
• Prepared meals and snacks according to parents’ instructions.
• Assisted with homework and school projects.
• Created a daily schedule that included educational activities, outdoor play, and downtime.

Spargs, Adhoc Stock Counter (East London) 2018
Professional Overview: Functioned as a stock counter for a large retail store, using a manual counting system that were geared towards high volume FMCG items.
Key Performance Metrics:
• Reduced stocktaking time by ensuring counts were conducted within the stringent deadline.
• Assured that inventory records were accurate according to company specifications.
• Reported all discrepancies to management immediately to further aid the smooth stock take.

Serving team Leader at church 2023
Professional Overview: Creates serving schedules for volunteers, oversees that operations are running smoothly, accurately captures data into the church system and deals with administrative work.
Key Performance Metrics:
• Greeting and welcoming people to church/ creates an environment where growth is fostered.
• Created serving schedules for volunteers/ trains new volunteers.
• Logs into systems and accurately stores information of new partners from paper to digital form. • Deals with queries and helps visitors check-in the church system.

Certificates and references supplied upon request

01/01/2014- 30/11/2018
Matric certificate at Stirling High School
Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management at Nelson Mandela University
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