Jazz Sabha (née Cook)
Originally from Kent, Jazz moved to Portsmouth in 2009 to continue her studies, with the ambition to become a barrister. After completing her A-levels in Law, IT, Admin & Office skills and economics, Jazz applied for an apprenticeship with Highbury College, studying Business Admin, and on completion received a full time position at Shaping Portsmouth.
Jazz worked at Shaping Portsmouth from 2012 until June 12th 2015. She was the Workstream Co-Ordinator responsible for the operational running of the organisation.
As the Workstream Co-Ordinator of Shaping Jazz:
- Attended Workstream meetings.
- Arranged in advance the yearly calendar for all meetings.
- Arranged meetings for 10 different workstreams (date, venue, catering and IT requirement when needed).
- Prepared the attendance list for each meeting in advance and send it to the relevant Chair.
- Liaised with business leaders in order to complete actions arisen from meetings and complete Shaping Portsmouth actions.
- Assisted with drafting agendas and editing notes.
- Raised and followed invoices or payment request.
- Organised Shaping events.
- Covered when colleagues were not present.
- Controled the petty cash and other office duties.
- Took minutes where necessary.
- Attended the Workstream Chairs & LEP meetings.
Jazz left Shaping to study for her Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree with Open University, and is work as a paralegal in the Commercial Debt Recoveries team at Blake Morgan.
She is now a debt recovery paralegal at Ward Hadaway in Leeds, having moved to Catterick with her husband Ammar, and dog Reggie.