About Vivian Ding
Vivian Ding - Professional Summary:
An independent and hard-working bilingual business graduate with diverse experiences of studying and working abroad alone since the age of 17; awarded during placement - signed off and presented by IBM CEO for workplace innovation.
Vivian Ding - Professional Experience:
11/09-Current: Caterpillar Financial Division, N. Europe HQ----- Accountant
08/07-10/09: Caterpillar Financial Division, N. Europe HQ----- Supervisor, Contracts Department [FT]
Document Analyst - mainly involved in the preparation of complex documentation concerning leases, vessel mortgages, and financing packages for UK, Ireland, Turkey, Dubai and Nordic countries inc. Netherlands.
07/06-07/07: Manchester Metropolitan University ----- Student Ambassador [PT]
Represented the university at recruitment events, i.e. Open Days, exhibition, presentations in seminars.
07/05-07/06: IBM Hursley Laboratory, Winchester ----- Communications Assistant, Industry Trainee [FT]
Editorial responsibility for internal communication - writing/editing articles, organising and sending weekly news round-up to 4000 employees across EMEA, Webmaster managing the Intranet and External Internet etc.
2003 summer: Easter Seals Special Needs Summer Camp, USA ----- Special Needs Counsellor [Summer Job]
Professionally trained to look after campers with mental or physical disabilities or learning disabilities, working with adults as well as children
2002 summer: Commercial Bank of China, Shandong Weifang Branch ----- Clerk [Internship]
Responsibilities include dealing with general consumer banking process, such as current/saving accounts, credit cards, mortgages and unit trusts.
Received IBM professional educations on communication, presenting, sales and negotiation.
CIMA - partly qualified CIMA student educated to graduate level.
6 Sigma Green Belt Certificate
Vivian Ding - Education:
2003-2007: BA(Hons) Business - achieved honours degree - 2:1.
2001-2002: Singapore Portman Business School. Diploma in Banking & Finance
1998-2001: Certificate of Inspection for Graduation Joint Examinations of Shandong Provincial Ordinary Senior Middle School (GCSE equivalent) results: English A, Chinese A, Mathematics A, Geometry A, History A, Politics B, Geography B, Biology B, Chemistry B, Physics B.
Vivian Ding - Interests:
Certified Automated External Defibrillation FR2 - insured with St John Ambulance West Midlands
Drawing - specialising in traditional Chinese Watercolour Paintings - several national and local prizes gained.
Freelancer for several Chinese magazines and newspapers such as UK Chinese Times; Editor for High school newspaper and Art Editor for cartoon magazine Red Rain. Novelette manga, Loving You, 48 pages, was published on Shanghai Cartoon magazine in 1996 and shortlisted for the annual China Manga New Personality Competition.
Travelling: Independently studying and living in 4 countries since 17 years old.