Profile of Lurline Halliman

Lurline Halliman Administrative Professional - Virtual Administrative Assistant
30 years experience 0 projects worked Jamaica
$1,500.00 /hr $0 earned
Administrative SupportCreative writingEditingEnglish GrammarVirtual Assistant

Lurline Halliman is a trained administrative professional with over 30 years’ experience in the field. She has held the positions of Executive Secretary, Executive Assistant and Administrative Assistant in several private sector organisations and has efficiently assisted her managers in meeting mandated organisational objectives as well as relieved them of the weight of their diverse roles.  Her most recent job was as a content writer, a position she held for one year and eight months with an overseas online company.


She has excelled in her profession and has developed strong and relevant skills including oral and written communication, organisational, human relations, editing and proofreading, shorthand writing, word processing, problem solving, resourcefulness and follow-up/follow through. She is guided by a spirit of excellence and professionalism in each task she performs.


Her approach to work is business-like and focused, which ensures that all relevant details are incorporated and that the work she produces is complete and accurate. Her tenacity ensures that she does an exceptional job, and she extends herself when necessary, within reason. She is skilled at developing systems and procedures to streamline her work and do it more efficiently.


Lurline pursued her tertiary education at the University College of the Caribbean (now the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean) where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management (magna cum laude) and an Associate Degree in Business Administration as well as two Dean’s List of Excellence scholarships. At Duff’s Business College where she obtained her Diploma in Secretarial Studies, she received a Best All-rounder, Evening School, Certificate of Merit Award. She also possesses a Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) Certificate.


She is now about to embark on a career as a Virtual Administrative Assistant, offering a range of services.


Contact No: 876-538-9072

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Work Experiences

  • Executive Secretary

    Jamaica Energy Partners

    September 1998 - August 2005

    I was Executive Secretary to the General Manager. In that position, I performed a wide range of regular and high-level tasks relating to the secretarial profession for a team of young professionals including the General Manager, Financial Controller, Chief Engineer, and Human Resource Manager, among others. My duties included included performing a limited number of human resource-related tasks, planning and arranging board meetings and staff events, attending meetings and producing minutes, supervising lower-level staff, filing and records management, preparing reports, stationery management, other duties as required.

  • Executive Secretary

    Kingston Wharves Limited

    September 2005 - May 2013

    I was Executive Secretary to the Chairman and CEO. In that position, I performed a wide range of executive secretarial duties including the scheduling of executive appointments, managing the records and filing system of the executive office, preparing and editing documents for board meetings, liaising with board members as required, liaising with the managers of the various departments of the company, drafting non-routine correspondence for the Chairman & CEO’s vetting and signature, making travel arrangements and arranging per diem for all travelling officers, improving existing systems and procedures for work simplification and greater productivity among other duties.


  • Certified Professional Secretary (CPS)

    B & B Institute of Business

    August 1990 - April 1991

    I obtained a CPS Certificate.


  • Human Resource Management

    University College of the Caribbean

    September 2007 - May 2010

    I obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management (manga cum laude).

  • Business Administration

    University College of the Caribbean

    September 2005 - August 2007

    I obtained an Associate Degree in Business Administration.