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10 Questions and a Selfie: Angella Musisi

Angella MusisiWhat is your full name?

Angella Namatovu Musisi

What is your professional job title?

Administrative Assistant

Tell us more about yourself and the role you fulfil at your company.

I am a graduate of Walter Sisulu University with a National diploma in Management. I am administrative Assistant familiar with operating at Board, Senior and Middle Management level, for over 5 years’ experience, with an in-depth knowledge of administration, documentation and systems. Self-motivated, enthusiastic and a good team player with excellent interpersonal skills, high level of confidentiality and fashionable, polished and representative quality style. Exceptional attention to detail, ability to supervise and delegate, and excellent grammar and writing skills; proficient in MS Office, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Power-Point and Oracle. Hence being described by my former boss as her right hand.

What does a typical day in your life look like?

A typical day in my life starts with prayer, preparing going to work to there by 07:30 and begin my day.

Finish this sentence: The ideal way to start my day is …

Reading all news updates, attending to my manager’s diary and attending to emails and all other   queries in the centre. But each day is different which is what makes my job exciting, so I have to pay great attention to detail.

What are the most important tools, programs and systems you use for your work?

Windows systems, Software tools (Google calendar, drop box, Skype and messages)

What are your favourite apps and why?

Google Now, Twitter, LinkedIn, they help to keep my life updated and organised just about anything in life and work.

How do you deal with conflicts or problems in the office?

By speaking to the parties involved and creating a conducive environment for all involved.

Do you have some advice for aspiring Office Professionals?

Be strong and never undermine yourselves or career as the sky is the limit.

Finish this sentence: My favourite thing about being an Office Professional is …

I never stop learning, growing and expanding my knowledge base.

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