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John (38)

World, Africa, South Africa, Kempton Park

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Volunteer since
2015

Speaks
English, Nederlands
I have a ear for languages and can pick up most very easy. I understand a little German and French would say I have a rudimentary understanding

Last seen online
1 Years ago

About me

"Not all those who wander are lost" by J. R. R. Tolkien I enjoy the company of people ,I have zeal for life and adventure. My hobby's are photography Black & White , fishing, traveling, Adventure Motorcycling, Rock climbing, reading. I like working with my hands and enjoy learning languages. I am looking to get away for six months.

Skills

I am hard working person I enjoy a challenging tasks.
DETAILED EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Company : South African Police Force
Position : Constable
Duties:
Course instructor:
Training of New Reserve
• Force members in Law
• Range Officer Firearms
• Special Weapons and Tactics Training
• Urban Tactics
• Close-Quarters Combat
• Crime Prevention
Duties:
• Patrolling Pretoria area
• Special Task Team Unit
• Flying Squad
• Highway Patrol
• Crime Prevention
• Deportation of Illegal Immigrants
• Ops Room
Company : MK Mitakyo ICT Solutions
Position : Sales Consultant
Period : March 2015 – Current
Duties Sales Consultant
• Sales
• Maintain good customer relations
• Increase customer database
• Market new products and services to existing and potential customers
• Quote on goods and services as per customer requirements
• Order stock as per customer requirements
• After sales customer follow ups
• Demonstrate and explain technical aspects to increase sale opportunity
• Maintain and update on product knowledge
Company : Eurobyte Technology
Position : Warranty RMA Manager
Period : October 2012 –March 2015
Duties Warranty RMA Manager:
• Liaise with manufacturer’s/concessionaire’s represe
Natives to ensure that explanations are given
For work undertaken where appropriate. Assist the
Manufacturer’s/concessionaire’s warranty
Auditors in reviewing the dealership’s records.
• Record, check and process all claim information in
line with manufacturer conditions
• Process and reconcile claim settlement paperwork received from manufacturers and concessionaires.
Maintain and update on product knowledge
• Investigate and query unsettled and short paid claims and assess their causes. Record, analyses, report and administer
according to systems and requirements. Ensure
direct reports similarly comply
• Manage departmental performance against
agreed targets and budgets, and within policies
and standards.
Company : Centurion Technology Support Services
Position : Workshop Head Technician/ Sales Consultant
Period : February 2011 – October 2012-09-29
Duties Workshop Head Technician:
• Call out Technician
• Technical Support
• Installation of Networks
• Assembly of Computers
• Repairs and Upgrading
• Computer / Notebooks
• Running of Workshop
• Sales
Duties Sales Consultant
• Sales
• Maintain good customer relations
• Increase customer database
• Market new products and services to existing and potential customers
• Quote on goods and services as per customer requirements
• Order stock as per customer requirements
• After sales customer follow ups
• Demonstrate and explain technical aspects to increase sale opportunity
• Maintain and update on product knowledge
Reason for leaving : Better Prospects at another company
Company : ERIT IT Solutions
Position : Field Technician (Contract)
Period : April 2010 - August 2010
Duties:
• Call out Technician
• Technical Support
• Installation of Networks
• Assembly of Computers
• Repairs and Upgrading
• Computer / Notebooks
Reason for leaving : Contract Work – Company had financial difficulties and did not renew his contract
No contact details as owner moved overseas
Company : Esquire Technologies
Position : Store Manager (Contract)
Period : Sep 2009 – December 2009
Duties:
• IT Technical support
• Running of Store & Staff
• Opening & Closing Store
• Sales
• Admin ordering of Stock
• Banking
Reason for leaving : Contract work and the company did not provide him with enough IT Technical functions and decided not to stay on
Company : PC Game World Group
Position : Store Manager/IT Technician
Period : April 2000 – August 2009
Duties:
• IT Technical support
• Running of Store & Staff
• Opening & Closing Store
• Sales
• Admin ordering of Stock
• Cashing up Profit

Additional info

I am not a smoker, I have a drivers license, I am not a vegetarian and I have no allergies.

Type of work I want to do

  • construction
  • language practice
  • maintenance tasks

Where I want to volunteer

Asia

British Indian Ocean Territory, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Republic of, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, ... 2 moreViet Nam, Russian Federation

Europe

Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, ... 24 moreEngland, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Wales

Caribbean

Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, ... 3 moreNetherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago

South America

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, ... 2 moreUruguay, Venezuela

Middle East

Egypt, Israel, Jordan, United Arab Emirates

Central America

Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

North America

Canada, Mexico, St Pierre and Miquelon, USA

More photos about me

Me in Lesotho mountain passes
our great and grand adventure
My brothers that I went with to Lesotho
Clarens
the work horse
Lesotho
Clarens
Clarens
Lesotho
mist of Cape point
Me and my mate at Cape point
My BMW GS 1200 R in Lesotho mountain
Me and the blade
me and mommy having fun
World Cup football
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