Shaelen Hurrilaal

Shaelen Hurrilaal

Pricing Analyst

IIE Bachelor of Commerce
The IIE’s Varsity College Sandton
Company: Alexander Forbes

Description of your duties on a daily basis
  • Provide quotes on risk benefits
  • Grow gross margins
  • Calculating whether businesses are profitable or not

Why did you choose the qualification you studied?

I found the Financial and Business sector very interesting and wanted to expand my knowledge.

Is your qualification relevant to your job? If so, did your studies adequately prepare you for your job?

Yes, my studies helped shape my mindset and vision in Business environments as well as enhanced my technical skills.

Tell us about your career path to date?

That would be securing a permanent job at a reputable company.

What are your future career plans?

I plan to further my studies and gain enough experience to excel in my career.

What advice would you give to students who are looking for or about to embark on their first job?

Be patient, humble and confident. Always be willing to take on new challenges because at this stage it is all about gaining experience.