Writing a Career Statement or Objective

A good career statement:

  • Describes your career and experience so far;
  • Highlight your transferable skills and personal attributes;
  • Note qualities of work you most value and enjoy; and
  • Indicate your future career interests and direction.
  • Examples of Career Objectives / Career Statements:

I have experience in leading people, projects and thinking at strategic and operational levels, and have enjoyed opportunities for engaging, motivating and inspiring staff to achieve competencies and performance standards in accordance with a model that drives customer focused results. I offer experience in leading and managing diverse teams, motivating them to achieve business objectives through innovative and creative solutions which positively contribute to the bottom line. To this end, I am now seeking an opportunity where I can utilise my expertise to deliver strategic procurement programs.

I have significant senior level executive management experience with advanced administration, human resource and corporate governance skills across a range of public, private and not for profit organizations. I have the proven experience and a well developed understanding of municipal service delivery in a government setting. With a strong reputation for delivering results through collaboration, initiative and decision making within a strategic framework, I am able to demonstrate strong team building abilities that assist in delivering superior outcomes.

I am a highly motivated marketing professional, with an MBA and BA (Hons) Marketing, and over fourteen years commercial experience. As a proven Project Manager and Account Manager with the top national retail and consumer goods companies, I am seeking to expand my experience working as a National Account Manager within a dynamic professional services firm. I can add value through my expertise and success in managing a diverse range of customer relationships, developing and leading teams, identifying new opportunities and generating consistently positive returns.

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