Valerie Collin

Freelance Personal Assistant & Editor

Location:Corner Brook, Canada
2 Skills
- Punctual and very reliable
- Work well independently and as a co-operative team member
- Computer literate, excellent typing skills
- Excellent knowledge of office procedures
- Outstanding Administrative skills and experience
- Excellent managerial and supervisory skills
- Strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills
- Bilingual (French, English)

2011 - 2012 Think Business Training
Administrative Professional Diploma
- Successful completion of diploma program through the Think Business Training; included Administrative Leader, Minute Made Easy, Managing Time, Basic business Writing, How to Projects for the Admin Leader, Dealing with Difficult People, Building Confidence and Mastering the Art of Being Assertive courses.

2011 Canadian Training Resources Canada
Superior Skills for Office Managers
- Successful completion of course through the Canadian Training Resources Canada

2009 Industrial Safety Trainers
Supervisor Health, Safety & the Law
- Successful completion of course through the Industrial Safety Trainers

2009 PA Douglas & Associates
36th Annual Administrative Professional Course
- Successful completion of course through the PA Douglas & Associates

2008 AMCTO The Municipal Experts
Intensive Minute Taking for Boards, Councils and Committees
- Successful completion of course through the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario

2008 Access to Information and Privacy
Records and Information Systems Management
- Successful completion of course through the ATIPP Manager

2007 Livelink (iRIMS)
- Successful completion of course

2007 Microsoft Access Level 1
Windows Database Management Program
- Successful completion of course

2007 Financial Management 2
Program Planning
- Successful completion of course

2007 Financial Management 1
Government Organization In Nunavut
- Successful completion of course

2007 Records Management (Government of Nunavut)
Records Management Workshop
- Successful completion of course

Professional Experience

2008 - 2014 City of Iqaluit
Executive Assistant/Confidential Secretary
? Worked as full time Executive Assistant/Confidential Secretary for the City of Iqaluit. Specific duties include, but are not limited:
? Responsible for providing a full range of routine and confidential administrative services and support to the Mayor, Council, Chief Administrative Officer and City Clerk in politically and administratively sensitive areas.
? Responsible for assisting in the maintenance of an effective records management system as well as timely and accurately recording minutes of Council and maintaining the Minutes as such.
? Booking all staff travel for the municipality using the corporate credit card and reconciling the credit card statements on a regular basis
? Responsible for reconciliation of credit card purchases
? Preparing payroll for Administration departmental staff, Council members and committee members
? Acting as City Clerk as needed and requested when Clerk is away on duty travel or holidays; providing direction and support to Administration Department as per Clerk’s responsibilities and duties

2007-2008 Executive & Intergovernmental Affairs
Executive Services Coordinator
? Worked as Executive Services Coordinator with the Department of Executive & Intergovernmental Affairs. Specific duties include, but are not limited:
? Responsible for providing a full range of administrative support and office management services to the Deputy Minister of the Department of EIA and Ministerial Staff.
? Responsible in assisting the Senior Personnel Secretariat and the Secretary to Cabinet.
? Coordinating administrative services and controlling the flow of documents through the offices of both Deputy Ministers.
? As departmental ATIPP Coordinator, worked with the Manager of Access to Information and Privacy, other ATIPP Coordinators, senior management, politicians and political staff, legal and others to develop and implement ATIPP legislation, policies and procedures.
Skills (2) Rating
Personal Assistance