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Bachelor of Commerce majoring in sport management
Currently working for:
Leisure Support Services (UK)
How long have you been working for this organisation?
Position title and short job description:
Business Operations Partner. I am responsible for operational support for a facilities management company that supplies to the sports and leisure industry. I am based in head office and provide HR, operations, events and financial support to all our venues including Wimbledon, Leeds Festival, The Oval and Edgbaston.
Working highlight so far:
Being responsible for recruitment, event rosters and of 550 staff at Wimbledon in 2008 and 2009.
What are the things you enjoy most about your job?
The opportunity to be involved in international events and the close knit nature of our business, which employs only 8 people in our head office.
An area in which you have needed assistance:
Developing my HR skills in relation to discipline and grievance processes.
What do you intend to do in the future?
Continue working in the UK until the 2012 Olympics.
#1 tip for current students studying your course:
Go on international exchange and get some world experience.