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Lena
Kalake
Languages: 
English
July, 1963
Bio: 
My desire is to partner with an organisation that embraces change and team work, to work together for the achievement of the organisation’s goals and aspirations. I am a highly skilled, multi-tasked/talented and mature Professional Leader who holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Accounting; Associate Diploma in Banking; Certificate in Stores Management and several other certificates for short courses including corporate governance, compliance, performance management, leadership, “managing a turnaround”, loans / credit administration and project management. I have completed Part 1 of the CIS qualification, and got a prize for the best student in Law while doing Associate Diploma in Banking. I am a Member of the Institute of Directors (M.Inst.D) and Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers (A.BIoB). I hold a provisional accreditation of the Botswana Training Authority (BOTA), now Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) as a Trainer on performance management; Business; change management; human resources/personnel management and corporate governance. My career journey and work experience is as follows (starting with the latest); Director of Corporate Services (marketing, ceremonies & protocol, procurement, human resources, administration, finance & accounts, information systems, resource mobilisation and sponsorships), and Board Secretary at the Botswana Africa Youth Games Organising Committee; Group Company Secretary, Head of Corporate Services and Board Secretary at Botswana Meat Commission (BMC), responsible for compliance, governance and general corporate services (planning, legal, administration, estates/property and records management, fleet, security, landscaping, public relations and communications); Senior Manager (corporate planning, strategies, projects) as well as Board Secretary (compliance, governance) at Botswana Railways; Assistant Director responsible for administration of student loans, as well as Ministerial Performance Improvement Coordinator (MPIC) and Project Officer at the Ministry of Education & Skills Development (MoESD); Dealer (financial markets, open market operations, foreign exchange, liquidity monitoring, Secured Lending Facility, Bank of Botswana Certificates) and Administration Supervisor (loans, pensions, organisational development, personnel, stores, fleet) at the Central Bank of Botswana;  Senior Finance Officer at Botswana Savings Bank responsible for mobilising savings and assessing loans for corporate clients.  I am passionate about volunteering. I have volunteered for an organisation called iRela placing graduates in NFP of NGO organisations who needed their help. I am now enrolled to volunteer in the 2016 Rio Olympics from July 2016. Regards.
Volunteering Experience: 
I am passionate about volunteering. I have volunteered for an organisation called iRela placing graduates in NFP of NGO organisations who needed their help. I am now enrolled to volunteer in the 2016 Rio Olympics from July 2016.
Education: 
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Accounting; Associate Diploma in Banking; Certificates
Occupation: 
Currently Self Employed Professional (Strategy, Go
Other Skills: 
Driving, computer literacy, planning, organising, coordinating, training on Governance, Perfomance m
Team building, HIV/AIDS Counselling, Corporate Training, Research, policy formulation, cooking,
strategic planning, administration, HR, Team building
Lena Kalake
Gaborone
Botswana
Languages:
English
July, 1963
Description
My desire is to partner with an organisation that embraces change and team work, to work together for the achievement of the organisation’s goals and aspirations.

I am a highly skilled, multi-tasked/talented and mature Professional Leader who holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Accounting; Associate Diploma in Banking; Certificate in Stores Management and several other certificates for short courses including corporate governance, compliance, performance management, leadership, “managing a turnaround”, loans / credit administration and project management. I have completed Part 1 of the CIS qualification, and got a prize for the best student in Law while doing Associate Diploma in Banking.

I am a Member of the Institute of Directors (M.Inst.D) and Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers (A.BIoB). I hold a provisional accreditation of the Botswana Training Authority (BOTA), now Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) as a Trainer on performance management; Business; change management; human resources/personnel management and corporate governance.

My career journey and work experience is as follows (starting with the latest);

Director of Corporate Services (marketing, ceremonies & protocol, procurement, human resources, administration, finance & accounts, information systems, resource mobilisation and sponsorships), and Board Secretary at the Botswana Africa Youth Games Organising Committee;

Group Company Secretary, Head of Corporate Services and Board Secretary at Botswana Meat Commission (BMC), responsible for compliance, governance and general corporate services (planning, legal, administration, estates/property and records management, fleet, security, landscaping, public relations and communications);

Senior Manager (corporate planning, strategies, projects) as well as Board Secretary (compliance, governance) at Botswana Railways;

Assistant Director responsible for administration of student loans, as well as Ministerial Performance Improvement Coordinator (MPIC) and Project Officer at the Ministry of Education & Skills Development (MoESD);

Dealer (financial markets, open market operations, foreign exchange, liquidity monitoring, Secured Lending Facility, Bank of Botswana Certificates) and Administration Supervisor (loans, pensions, organisational development, personnel, stores, fleet) at the Central Bank of Botswana; 

Senior Finance Officer at Botswana Savings Bank responsible for mobilising savings and assessing loans for corporate clients. 

I am passionate about volunteering. I have volunteered for an organisation called iRela placing graduates in NFP of NGO organisations who needed their help. I am now enrolled to volunteer in the 2016 Rio Olympics from July 2016.


Regards.
Volunteering Experience
I am passionate about volunteering. I have volunteered for an organisation called iRela placing graduates in NFP of NGO organisations who needed their help. I am now enrolled to volunteer in the 2016 Rio Olympics from July 2016.
Education
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Accounting; Associate Diploma in Banking; Certificates
Occupation
Currently Self Employed Professional (Strategy, Go
Other Skills
Driving, computer literacy, planning, organising, coordinating, training on Governance, Perfomance m, Team building, HIV/AIDS Counselling, Corporate Training, Research, policy formulation, cooking, , strategic planning, administration, HR, Team building
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