Abigail Sumayod

Abigail Sumayod

food safety and hygiene manager cum Executive Administrative Assistant at kandima Maldives Resorts
Lives in Malé, Maldives
over 6 months ago

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I’ve been in Hotel Resort,manufacturing, supermarket and warehouse industry as Quality Assurance/Control, Hygiene Officer and currently working as Food Safety and Hygiene Manager for about 6yrs and given me the expertise required to provide solid and decisive leadership. I present versatile background that has provided me with insight and hands-on experience in operations management, HACCP implementation as well as administrative works Time and again I have demonstrated the ability to facilitate change, impact positively on the bottom-line.

I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss your needs, elaborates on the highlights presented on the enclosed CV, and if my background can be of value to your immediate and long-term needs. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.


  • food safety and hygiene manager cum Executive Administrative Assistant

    kandima Maldives Resorts - Malé, Maldives

    Administration & General
    February 2017 - Now · 1 year and 12 months

    Implements training and awareness programs to ensure employees are up-to-date with quality systems and requirements. • Do a checklist to confirm products are packaged safely, and have expiration dates and instructions about storage and use. • Problem-solving skills and customer-based focus leading to a continuous improvement of goods and services are critical aspects of quality management. • Conducts regular inspections of all food handling areas, bars, pantries, rooms amenities, staff locker rooms, behavior of staff which may be a potential food safety issue, assures compliance with sanitation standards and discusses observations with staff concerned and/or with departmental heads/supervisors for action. • Coordinates and monitors the schedule of the hygiene screening programs of the resort. • Conduct the monthly self-audit hygiene inspections and ensure all areas are being audited monthly. • Initiates and monitors procedures or related FSMS policies, to minimize risks related to purchasing, receiving, personal hygiene and etc. • Maintain Executive’s agenda and assist in planning appointments, board meetings, conferences etc. • Attend meetings and keep minutes. • Received and screen phone calls and redirect them when appropriate. • Handle and prioritize all outgoing or incoming correspondence (email letters, packages etc.) • Make travel arrangements for General Manager & Resort Manager • Handle confidential documents ensuring they remain secure. • Act as the point of contact between the executives and internal/external clients. • Undertake the tasks of receiving calls, take messages and routing correspondence • Develop and carry out an efficient documentation and filing system.

  • Hygiene Officer

    Shankar Trading - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Administration & General
    August 2012 - October 2016 · 4 years and 3 months

    • Responsible for developing and implementing food safety management procedures and systems. And coordinating with production, maintenance, suppliers and customers to resolve quality problems. • Obtain approval and implement forms for monitoring the production activities. Develop and implement production tracking (Traceability) systems to identify the distribution of affected products in the event of recall. • Responsible for product labelling compliance and for keeping product specifications current. Plan, organize and conduct in house training activities related to food quality and food safety. • Investigate customer concerns and complaints about food quality and take corrective actions. • Conduct supplier audit for potential hazardous food (perishable) suppliers. • Ensure that all SOPs and work instructions are updated, understood and implemented. And all documentation required for HACCP certification is updated. • Reports to Company Management as required by regulatory requirement (Municipality Food Control Section) • Responsible for the implementation verification procedures such as internal audit, sampling and food analysis etc. And take corrective actions for non-conformances, unfit samples. • A HACCP Team Leader


  • Nutrition and Food Technology

    Technological University of the Philippines - Manila, Philippines

    June 2007 - April 2011


  • English
    Full professional


  • Documentation
  • Excel
  • GHP
  • Internal Audit
  • internal training
  • Iso
  • ISO 22000
  • Ms word
  • Powerpoint
  • qms


  • Introduction

    Throughout my career. I have developed and leveraged my leadership, management and technical skills.

    I have a heightened attention to detail and this has proven over the years in my career to be one of my most valuable assets. You will find my career experience and knowledge concerning food Safety & Hygiene, production method standards and quality control in my CV that I have enclosed for you.

    A summary of my qualifications include:

    o Ensure compliance with the regulations, licensing conditions and codes of practice relating to food safety

    o Provide in-house training for the food handlers

    o Handle complaints or inquiries from customers on food hygiene matters

    o Act as a focal point of contact with the Food Safety Department of Local Municipality.

    o Ensuring food hygiene and Sanitation SOP’s in the whole hotel/resort must follow.

    o Implementing of Pest Management Program

    o HACCP Team Leader

    o Conducting monthly in-house audits & daily inspections in the premises.

    o Solving any problems/ issues related to food safety

    I hope to be considered for the position and believe that I would be a highly appreciated addition to the team whose priority would be to maintain all services on site at their optimum, hygienic standards through team work and staff motivation.

    Thank you for your consideration.


    Abigail L. Sumayod

    Email: abbie08r@gmail.com

    Mobile: +960 7968826

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