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Dorothy F.

Dorothy F.

QA Management, Food Safety Consultant, QA Auditor,...

United States - Last active: 03/16/2014 - Tests: 2

Obtain a position were I am able to utilize my knowledge and 20 years of experience. I tailor my guidance and services to meet your company needs. Services include; evaluating food safety and hygiene procedures, food safety programs & HACCP plans, preparing food businesses for third party audits, developing value-added food safety SOP's & GMP's, food safety training for food handlers, supervisors & management, prosecution & food surveillance training for EHO's, local government food & public health inspection services, litigation support & expert witness testimony for the food industry, reviewing regulatory requirements, crisis / recall management, shelf life improvement and labeling requirements. My extensive knowledge in food safety includes the following industries; Bakery, Pasta, Beverages, Coffee, Extracts, Sauces, Oils, Spreads, Flavors, Spices, Dairy, Peanut, Meat, Seafood, Fruits, Vegetables, and Canning products. Audited distribution centers included; Frozen, Refrigerated, Dry Storage and Packaging Warehouses, Food and Non-Food Packaging industries included; Corrugated, Films, Containers, Bags, Cups and Table Ware. I can provide technical training to management and employees at client facilities on topics such as food safety, HACCP, GMPs, allergens, regulatory inspections, pest control, operational methods, personnel practices, maintenance for food safety, and cleaning practices.

$50.00 /hr
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Dawn S.

Dawn S.

Founder, Virtual Point Solutions

United States - Last active: 04/21/2014 - Tests: 2

I am an accomplished executive leader with an MBA and over 16 years of extensive leadership experience and broad-based background in a highly competitive and dynamic organization. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to an organization with a focus on operational excellence, strategic planning and team development. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Project management skills Excellence in business operations Superior strategic planning abilities Exceptional communication skills Creative problem solving Strong conflict management resolution Complex P&L management and budget development Operational restructure and organizational design Leadership and team development skills

$38.89 /hr
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Alison Guy

Alison Guy

BUSINESS DESIGNER with global expereince

United States - Last active: 08/24/2014 - Tests: 2

Strategic Business Director with global experience across multi-unit Franchise Operations + Design Development. Strong business acumen in leading business planning, strategy + driving unit revenue. Experienced across all business facets from individual unit operations to multi unit market scaling including market planning, franchisee recruitment + training, P&L management, lean process, sales + revenue building, business planning and measurement. Strong consumer experience in development of brand extensions for Fortune 500 multi-unit retail leaders within the Food & Beverage sector. Unique combination of business acumen and operational proficiency leading strategy from insights through full market scaling and execution including market optimization. Led core strategies that have formed key business drivers for McDonald’s Systems globally including the attainment of multiple patents for McDonald’s global Drive Thru experience “FAST FORWARD” providing greater capacity and capability in converging service technologies. Enhanced consumer experience with the concept of “Carchitecture” which bridges the relationship between car and the building. EXPERTISE - Designing + Prototyping new ventures that create new income potential for existing + emerging brands. - Proven results delivering service innovation across new platforms that enhance + extend the customer experience while driving profitable growth - with the attainment of multiple patents for McDonald's Corporation in Retail Technologies + Experience Design - Expert leading innovation + creative process to deliver focused solutions to build market share, maximize business performance + strengthen brand equity

- Designing training and service delivery methodologies to support the introduction of new commercial offerings. - 
Facility design and equipment selection to ensure the quality and efficiency of the designed solution meets customer delivery requirements and staff are capable of attaining mastery of the solution and delivery methods.

- Development, training and management of Franchisee operations at a national level including the commercial contracts and introduction of new solutions/methods to franchise holders.
 - Leading multi-unit business development + profit optimization

$110.00 /hr
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Nicolas Waern

Nicolas Waern

Management and IT Consultant

Sweden - Last active: 05/18/2014

I am here to help you make sense of IT and how you can CONTROL IT instead of IT controlling you. I am currently working as an advisor/mentor for a startup in Nigeria combined with my job as an IT consultant. What should you start with first? The goal? Or where you are right now? And what should you focus on? I am here to answer every question you have and will help you minimize IT cost while you are maximizing profits and return on your IT spending. Stop wasting time and START making sense of your IT investments!

$40.00 /hr
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Raji Wahidy

Raji Wahidy

Global Services, Strategy, Business Transformation...

United States - Last active: 08/18/2014 - Tests: 1

Transformational leader with a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership, a Master’s degree in Quality Systems Engineering / Business Administration, a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering majoring in Telecommunications along with 12+ years’ experience in the telecommunications industry with record of quick career advancement. Managed global relationships with Fortune 500 enterprise companies and telecom operators/wholesalers. Led/influenced virtual teams in high volume, matrix environments resulting in launching of new initiatives (business, products, and solutions), strategic business planning, delivering global transformational programs, customer satisfaction, and hundreds of millions of dollars saved.  Recognized with 15+ Enterprise Achievement Awards including CEO awards since 2003  Numerous consultancy proficiencies, including product & service development, go-to-market planning, account planning, carrier/MVNO relationship building, strategy development, and more Specialties: Business Transformation, Start-up, Strategic Planning, Service Partner Management, Global Networking Services, Global Service Delivery, Managed Mobility Services, Outsourcing, Telecoms Expense Management, Project Management, Procurement & Supply Chain Management, People Management, Risk Analysis, Time Management, Cost Management, Total Quality Management, P&L Analysis, Forecasting

$300.00 /hr
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Mohammad E.

Mohammad E. Agency Contractor

Business Consultant and Experienced Product Manage...

Bangladesh - Last active: 07/20/2014 - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 15

Strategic Execution is my core competency. I'm a highly experienced Product Manager with hands-on experience in building successful startups and delivering world class products. I help developing business plans and strategies for transforming a normal company to a great business. Expert Business Plan writer with deep exposure in Business Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Finance and Technology. Can guide startups in preparing their business model, business plans and strategies, presentations and communication contents. Will be available for approximately twenty to thirty hours a week (flexible). Services I can offer include: - Product Management - Business Plans - Product or Service Strategy - Marketing Plan and Contents - Feasibility Calculations - Project Management - Hiring and Management - Enterprise Sales

Associated with: smartB strategy
$55.56 /hr
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Adam S.

Adam S.

Finance, Business and Technology Consultant

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

➢ Highly experienced financial and technology professional. ➢ Professional experience includes fortune 100 firms such as JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. ➢ Bachelor Degree from the University of Florida in Finance & Information Sciences ➢ MBA from the University of Pennsylvania with a specialization in Finance ➢ Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, Intuit QuickBooks, Hyperion Essbase, Cognos, OLAP tools (Visual Basic/Macros), Crystal Reports, Java, C++, SAS, SQL, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, ARGUS, Thomson Reuters, Morningstar and Green Belt-Six Sigma ➢ WPM: 100+

$16.00 /hr
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Choukry Messaoud

Choukry Messaoud

Management consultant, MBA

Canada - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 3

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker Vision - Leadership - Growth - Adaptability I am an MBA and Project Management Professional with a solid track record in identifying opportunities to improve efficiency, productivity, and profitability within a wide variety of commercial and industrial settings. I offer advanced training and experience in strategic sales, marketing, and product management along with specialized expertise optimizing production, assembly, and shipping processes within high volume manufacturing environments. I possess skills in quality control and assurance along with an exceptional strategic vision leveraged in setting and achieving overarching business goals. My goal is to bring expert communication skills, including fluency in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. I am currently helping companies in different business life cycles (from Start-Up to Maturity) generate more profit and have a healthier management system, as well as an effective marketing plan in order to be market leader, reach the right clients and be proactive to market change in terms of demand and shift. I work closely with them as well in optimizing their production and reducing the errors using LEAN, Six Sigma and DMAIC in order to improve quality.

$85.00 /hr
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Tajammul Hussain

Tajammul Hussain

I can give you an edge to achieve the next level o...

Pakistan - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5

Success is not a destination but a stopover! Greetings! I am recognized as an expert in solving issues and challenges encountered by people and organizations striving to achieve the next level of success in a very innovative way. Your next level of success is simply the gap between your current and future desired situation. So, whatever is stopping you to fill this gap and to achieve the next level of success, just discuss your goal or objective with me, and I will provide you a practical and successful solution for that. Over the years I have developed expertise in the following functional areas : Strategy, Management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Branding, HR, International Certifications (ISO) and Online Marketing. I have over 8 years of experience and my qualification is MBA with bi-majors in corporate strategy and marketing. I have catered to a wide range of clients and have provided out of box, innovative solutions that are unique and tailored as per the requirement of the clients. I can offer services to all kind of organizations, such as Multinationals, Group of Companies, SMEs, Academic, NPOs, NGOs, Start ups, Political, Defence and Governmental Organizations. Whether you are a business owner, manager, professional, entrepreneur, public figure or a student striving to achieve the next level of success; use my expertise so that your journey to the next level of success is easiest and the safest. International quality services at a justified, reasonable and transparent fee is my promise with a single aim in my mind and that is to make it easy for you to achieve the next level of success and thereby make you bigger, better and smarter. I encourage you to start discussing with me your goals and current scenario so that I can help you achieve your next level of success. I look forward to speaking with you soon. Sincerely, Tj

$100.00 /hr
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Subir Biswas

Subir Biswas

Business devt, account mgmt & sales automation & r...

Australia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

Strong understanding of business development processes and the behavioral pattern, dealing with various stack holders to manage relationship, generating sales through managing accounts and new business in technology solutions for rail, mining and plant/process engineering industries; Highly motivated, positive and goal-oriented, with high degree of flexibility, resourcefulness and commitment; Always think out of the box with a proven track record for building revenue volumes, establishing direct & indirect customer network & streamlining workflow to enhance overall profitability; A skilled communicator capacitated to lead, develop & motivate large audience and establish beneficial relationships with key corporate accounts in the industry; Experience in executing sales strategies to drive sales, augment sales turn over achieve target; Identifying, qualifying and pursuing business opportunities through market surveys and mapping as per targeted plans as well as through lead generation; Monitoring competitor activities and devising effective counter measures; Pretty strong in identifying new market segments and tapping profitable business opportunities. Evolving market segmentation & penetration strategies to achieve product wise targets; Maintaining robust harmonious relationship with internal and external team and

 leading through all the dynamic processes to win the business including post administrative issues through networking and complying to all statutory regulations etc.



$45.00 /hr
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