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C U R R I C U L U M V I T A E

WALTER PULLEN
B COM (ENTREPRENEURSHIP) (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS)

EXPERIENCED BASED SKILLS PROFILE –

- Project management during extended part-time building construction contract


during studies including supervision and promoting of team dynamics, training
of labour force plus ordering and control of material
- Identify, research and development of profitable small business support
opportunities including roof painting, repair and maintenance
- Proven ability to adapt to change and being part of a multi-cultural team during
sabbatical year working within diverse positions in UK
- Development and implementation of marketing and sales strategies resulting in
conducting successful negotiations and securing business contracts and
opportunities
- Marketing and promotion of services and products
- Assisting small businesses with strategic planning and improving profit margins
- Establishment and management of entrepreneurial initiatives

CAREER OBJECTIVE –

- To form an entry level career partnership with a competitive organisation that


turns business strategy into brand equity resulting in increased profit growth to
the benefit of all parties
- To continue striving to create innovative business growth and development
opportunities through thorough research, market awareness, ethical business
conduct and unsurpassed client service
- Continue being a positive and contributing team member through professional
communication with clients and fellow workers at all levels and within all
culture groups and to persevere to achieve business, career and personal goals

Mobile - 082 776 4138 E-mail - nellupcc@gmail.com

PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL


PERSONAL INFORMATION WALTER VIVIAN PULLEN
SA identity number 850804 5005 083
Date of birth 04 August 1985
Marital status Single – Nil dependants
Nationality South African
Languages English (Fully bilingual) & Afrikaans (Home language)
Criminal record Nil
Drivers licence Code B (08) + own reliable vehicle
Health Excellent
Residential area Hatfield, Pretoria
Postal address P O Box 1547
ERMELO
2350
Telephone numbers 082 776 4138 (Cell)
017 819 4442 (Message if unavailable)
E-mail nellupcc@gmail.com

Personal interests Gym and outdoor adventures – hiking, abseiling, etc.


Creative photography
Music – Play trombone & guitar & African drumming
Researching creative business opportunities
Meeting people, networking & socialising with good friends

SECONDARY EDUCATION ERMELO HIGH SCHOOL 1999 - 2003


Highest level passed SENIOR CERTIFICATE – FULL UNIVERSITY EXEMPTION – HIGHER GRADE
nd
Subjects passed - English (2 Language) B Mathematics B
st
- Afrikaans (1 Language) D Woodwork B
- Technical Drawing D Physical Science E
Special achievements Sport – Cricket Coach – 2 Years, Cricket Team – 2 years and Rugby Team – 3 years
Culture – Awarded several competition prizes for Photography
- Photography Club Member – Ermelo - School- & local sport photographer
- Member of Marching Band – Play Snare Drum & Trombone
- National Championship Winning Band – 5 years
- Music training – Guitar – 2 years, Trombone – 4 Years & Snare Drum – 1 year

Informal employment MR. FANTA BREEDT – PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER 2000 – 2003


ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHER
- Providing technical support & assistance during photo shoots
- Taking of photographs at social & sporting events
ERMELO GLASS & ALUMINIUM – FITTING ASSISTANT 2003
- Supervision of labour staff if required
- Installations of windows & aluminium doors
BRAKECORE SUPPLY COMPANY - WORKSHOP ASSISTANT 2004
- Stripping cleaning & fitting of radiators

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TERTIARY EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA 2010

Degree completed B. COM (ENTREPRENEURSHIP) (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT)

Current subjects Level III - Major subjects passed – Code


- Business Management 320
- Business Management 310
- Entrepreneurship 323
- Entrepreneurship 313
- International Business Management 369
- International Business Management 359
Level II - Subjects passed –
- Business Ethics 251
- Business Law 220
- Business Law 210
- Business Management 220
- Business Management 210
- Entrepreneurship 223
- Entrepreneurship 213
- Financial Management 210
- Marketing Management 221
- Marketing Management 211
Level I – Subjects passed –
- Academic Writing Skills 162
- Business Management 120
- Business Management 110
- Communication Management 181
- Computer Literacy 111
- Consumer Behaviour & Services Market 121
- Economics 110
- Entrepreneurship 123
- Entrepreneurship 113
- Financial Accounting 121
- Informatics 181
- Information Literacy 121
- Marketing Management 110
- Statistics 110

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT RAG – PARTICIPATING IN COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND RAISING ACTIVITIES


CULTURE EVENTS - INK MELODIENK & SERIE

COMPUTER LITERACY - FORMAL TRAINING AND PERSONAL USER –


MS WORD MS EXCEL MS POWERPOINT
MS ACCESS INTERNET & E-MAIL PASTEL (EXPOSURE TO)

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CONTRACT COMPLETED JACK’S CONSTRUCTION JAN 2010 – AUG 2010
Duties - Making self available to work during periods not attending university lectures
- On-site construction duties during the completion of building projects, e.g. –
o Supervision and training of labour force
o Ordering and delivery management of building material
o Quality control of completed building works
o Attending of site meetings and liaising with clients
o Remaining involved with all actual construction duties
o Stock, site and workforce safety and security

PART-TIME POSITIONS PROMOTIONS ASSISTANT 2006


- Marketing & product promotions at provincial rugby events
CAREER COUNSELLOR 2008
- Assisting students with career search opportunities
ROOF REPAIR & PAINTING JAN 2009 – DEC 2010
- General roof painting, maintenance and repair work during university holidays,
projects completed –
o Mr. Chris Pullen – 083 488 2184
o Mr. Deepak Bhika – 082 779 5459

UK SABBATICAL YEAR CONTRACT- & INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT 2005


Diverse positions held FURNITURE TRANSPORT & LOADING
OFFICE CLEANING SERVICES
GARDENING SERVICES
INITIAL SECURITY COMPANY – CORPORATE SECURITY
SCOTLAND - ELECTRICITY SUPPLIERS – UNIVERSAL
- Completed sales training - Door-to-door sales of electricity supply time cards
- Planning of own sales strategy – cold calling

ENTREPRENEURSHIP BUSINESS VENTURES RESEARCHED OWN INITIATIVE AS STUDENT


- Entering into negotiations for acquiring of a small business after market
research indicated viable proposition – seller withdrew
- Researched option of establishing marketing-signage business in Ermelo –
Market proved to not be viable to support 2 service providers

REFERENCES 1. Mr. Werner Engelbrecht – Contract employer - Jacks Construction


Tel. 082 346 4783
2. Mr. F. Breedt - Professional Photographer - Part-time employer
Tel. – 082 280 41231
3. Mr. H. Nieuwenhuis - Ermelo Glass & Aluminium - Part-time employer
Tel. – 017 811 05843

AVAILABLE ALL FORMAL RESULTS AND DOCUMENTATION REFERRED TO IN CV


AVAILABLE TO START IMMEDIATELY OR TO BE NEGOTIATED – JANUARY 2011

CV Walter Pullen – B Com (Entrepreneurship) (International Business) Cell – 082 776 4138 4/4