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Ama Ocansey of BNP Paribas

Movers and Shakers | Ama Ocansey | Legal Counsel | BNP Paribas

Ama is currently Senior Legal counsel at worldwide investment and retail bank, BNP Paribas London, in their Corporate Investment Banking Legal department, working on Eurobond financing and debt restructuring transactions with a focus on advising sovereigns, corporates and banks in emerging markets. Briefly describe your current job responsibilities I am a lawyer in the Corporate…

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Movers and Shakers | Samantha Johnson | Sports Anchor | TRT World

Samantha Johnson is a Sports Anchor for TRT World, a 24-hour international English-language news station based in Istanbul, Turkey that provides news, sport and current affairs. Tell us a little about your current role My role consists of anchoring the 26-minute live sports show Beyond The Game. During the day, I’ll prep for our live guests, which…

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Movers and Shakers | Karlene Agard | Inquiry Manager | House of Commons

Continuing our series of profiles of women of colour making their mark across industry, community and work. Karlene Agard is currently an Inquiry Manager at the House of Commons the publicly elected chamber of Parliament. She is on secondment from Transport for London.   Briefly, describe your current job responsibilities My time at Parliament has…

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Opportunity to attend a Recruitment day at the Houses of Parliament

It takes a huge range of skills and experience to keep Parliament running. From catering to communications, security to research, and outreach to estates management, we have hundreds of exciting roles in fascinating areas. Want to find out more? Attend the Recruitment Open Day on 23 February 2017 where teams from the House of Commons…

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Movers and Shakers | Ursula Brown | Project Manager at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Ursula is a Project Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprises, one of the largest IT companies in the world. She manages  HP brand representation at industry events, including awards dinners, conferences and summits. Briefly describe your current job responsibilities, perhaps by describing a typical day, week, month, or quarter I am currently working abroad with a client. I…

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Movers and Shakers |Thembi Watt |Project Manager |Public Health England

Thembi Watt is Project Manager, Diverse and Talented Workforce (DTW) at Public Health England, an executive agency of the Department of Health. The organisation was formed in April 2013 with a remit to ‘protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities’. Tell us about your current job role. Within my current role I am the Project…

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Movers and Shakers | Sakthy Selvakumaran | Civil Engineer

Sakthy Selvakumaran is a Civil Engineer working for Laing O’Rourke an international engineering enterprise, specialising in construction and the built environment. She is employed within The Engineering Excellence Group within Laing O’Rourke, which devises strategies that affect positive change and work in both consultancy and Research & Development (R&D). As part of this R&D work,…

Movers and Shakers | Kerrine Bryan | Principal Electrical Engineer

Kerrine Bryan is an engineer who works for a large oil and gas company, providing engineering, procurement and construction services for the energy industry. She is also co-founder of Butterfly books,  a small publishing company, that produces career themed children’s picture books. Tell us about your current role.  My core role is as a Principal Electrical…

How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Just like a CV, a good cover letter is essential when looking for work, especially as most employers only spend approximately half a minute casting an eye over each job application. With this in mind, you have to make sure that your cover letter makes enough of an impression in those 30 seconds to make…