Speaking practise: learn how to speak more freely and refine your pronunciation. Writing skills: improving students writing for exams, reports and at work. Grammar focus: working on grammar points to use in everyday English. Also: Exam preparation: IELTS; Cambridge KET, PET, FCE, CAE & CPE; Pearson PTE. Conversation groups: practise students English in a cafè to socialise and meet friends. Work and Interviews: CV preparation; help and advice with interviews & techniques.
Duties included; Assisting the design team including specialist contractors and suppliers. Assisting in design and coordination meetings both internally and with partner investors. Help plan the design process to meet the needs of estimating, procurement, regulatory and statutory approvals and construction. Work with the project manager to manage the design budget, setting targets for the team, monitoring, controlling and taking remedial action. Managing the production of estimates for the change and the agreement of additional fees with the impact on the budget. Oversee compliance, particularly design risk assessments and competency. Identify the need for specialist designers, arrange fee quotes and manage their appointment to the project. Support the construction team in holding progress meetings with contractors and the clients (ourselves).
Duties included: Recruiting, training and managing staff financial/budgetary administration handling correspondence organising and servicing committee meetings (producing agendas, taking minutes etc) researching and writing reports preparing statistics liaising with external organisations formulating and implementing regulations timetabling administering and co-ordinating student recruitment, examinations and assessment activities. Duties also included building client sales, building management and general maintenance.
Electrical lighting specialist and manager at leading furniture retail store; providing a welcoming sales environment that provides industry-leading designs by suppliers from the likes of Kartell, Flos and Tom Dixon. Essential to the job was a passion for design and an interest in the way things worked. Often showcased in person by the designers and engineers, a role that called on my abilities in product design and manufacturing techniques as well as meeting large sales targets.
Focusing on the relationship between products and users, exploring ergonomics, usability principles and materials. Using 3D software programs and prototyping workshops, Creating products that provide workable solutions.