Xabisa Lindi

Xabisa Lindi

Team Assistant in International Finance Corporation / World Bank Group
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Current:

    International Finance Corporation / World Bank Group

  • Past:

    Council for Geoscience

  • Education:

    Human Resources Management

Job Experience

Team Assistant

International Finance Corporation / World Bank Group

April 2014 to January 2015

Provide secretarial assistance to Financial Specialist which includes a Manager. Organize travel arrangements for team. Preparation of correspondence and documents ensuring compliance with IFC/ World Bank procedures and standards to meet deadlines. Undertake ad hoc duties that may be assigned. External contacts - Government officials, Consultants provide service. Maintaining unit files and contact database and calling clients via email also. Act as a backup to other colleagues in their absence during a busy period. Answering switchboard and and customer service

Team Assistant

Council for Geoscience

September 2013 to January 2014

Respond to correspondence, process travel reimbursements, compile reports and prepare contracts. Edit, modify or create paperwork such as forms, news letters, invitations, brochures, Press releases or newsletters. Record or minute taking in departmental meetings. Distribute relevant information to recipients, internal or external to via postal mail, email or fax. Monitoring departmental funds and spending, including budgets for various areas of department or assigned projects

Administrator / Assistant to MD

Vibe Technologies

January 2012 to August 2013

Receive and assist visitors and telephone callers. Take action during project manager's absence, use initiative. Typing and travel, hotel and car arrangements for MD and Manager. Maintain effective filing system. Maintain general office management including administration, setting up electronic file structures. Sending out invoices and follow up. Diary management of MD. Collation of reports from project Manager on monthly basis and taking minute of staff meetings and client meetings (eg. Vodacom main client)

Administrator / Assistant to MD

Gaming Laboratories Africa

April 2008 to November 2011

Report writing, filing and archiving. Updating of database. Signing in all incoming mail. Purchase on order system. Mail , fax and couriers. Accounts receivable follow up. Personnel Induction Admin. Minutes taking and board meetings. Diary management of MD. Answering of switchboard. Travel admin bookings and liaise with Europe office and Visa application

Marketing Assistant / Assistant to MD

Muller Marketing CC

August 2007 to March 2008

Provide secretarial support to MD and Marketing Manager. Diary management and hotel, flight, car rental and hotel Bookings. Creating monthly invoices for client Platinum Stars and Royal Bafokeng Sport Holdings for Public Relations and Corporate Identity. Coordinating Conferences and Launches. Type documents and format reports. Liaise with Speakers and Government officials.

Human Resources Administrator

Old Mutual Head Office

April 2007 to July 2007

To ensure timeous and accurate completion of all matters relating to Old Mutual education trust office administration. To pay accounts on Oracle Financials system of students to universities and student reimbursements. Draft contracts and reporting budget variance, Merit list. Receive and assist departmental visitors walk inns and calls. Take action authorized during Line Manager's absence. Typing as requested by department. Maintaining effective filing system electronic and general Office management including administration. Travel to meet students in different institutions termly or need be. Extensive use of email with attachments.

Receptionist/ Admin Assistant

Pension Funds Adjudicator (FSB)

November 2006 to March 2007

Effective running and Administration o filing system.provide admin support to New complaints Unit team. Assist with allocating of reference numbers and general admin on the system. Verify, validate, capture and import data received on hard copy and electronic documents from complaints efficiently and accurately. Scanning of incoming and outgoing documents. Maintaining the database to ensure that the information is correctly captured. Attending to administrative enquiries and receive visitors and telephone callers. Switchboard operator relaying calls to adjudicators or staff.

Junior Secretary - Centre for Extra Mural Activities

University of Cape Town

August 2004 to December 2005

Answering switchboard and relying calls, messages to staff. Short course registration and course notes. Typing of documents and do checking of venues before the day of Summer School. admin duties and ad hoc.


Human Resources Management

Oxbridge Academy (Sudáfrica)

June 2013 to December 2015

1st Year, Office Management & Technology

Cape Technikon (Sudáfrica)

January 2002 to December 2002


Maria Louw High School (Sudáfrica)

January 2000 to December 2000



Bilingual / Native

IT skills

Computer Skill


Other Skills

Time Management Customer service Communication

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Career Goals

Industries of interest

Areas of interest

Availability to travel and work outside the city


Interests and hobbies