I am new to oDesk but can provide many references from my consulting work since 2002. After 33 years experience and 27 as CEO I can solve ANY business problem! Free diagnosis of your challenge. Call (508) 381-8013 9am-5pm ET - Skilled consultant and change agent – Worked with over 100 companies to analyze and improve process, culture and results since 2002 using OCM, BPM, BI and 3 decades of practical management experience at all levels - Visionary - Achieved $156 million annualized sales within 1 year of product launch creating new market. - Value builder - Generated $1+ billion in total shareholder value in career to date. - Operator - Drove sales from zero to $100 million with 26% pretax profit in 5 years; added $35 million to revenue in 1 year, created continue growth and ROI - Entrepreneurial - Founded three companies, introduced innovative multimedia service, and penetrated 72% of market in 18 months. Launched over 100 products in a dozen product lines and in seven different industries - Rapid learner and adaptor who is an exceptionally creative thinker and innovator - Ran product development skunk-works that created five new business divisions in 5 years which exceeded $20 million in sales each, creating $700 million in value. - Can get up to speed on a business and domains in a fraction of the time of most people AREAS OF EXPERTISE Best Practices & Management Systems to create high-performance teams and cultures in small business. CEO Coaching. Executive Coaching. Strategic Planning Marketing and Business Model Design Process Management Software/Product Life Cycle OCM Venture Funding Web Strategy E-commerce Business Intelligence Branding Market Research Software Development Biz Problem Solving . Experienced in many industries including: Management Consulting, Information Services, Software, Internet/e-Commerce, B2B Services, Health Care, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services and Personal Development.
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On leaving full time employment, I established a fully equipped office and began to work from home. Having been a keen hobby genealogist for many years, I decided to concentrate on that area. I researched, wrote and had published ‘Simple Genealogy’. I am now a consultant with Yesterday Genealogy working for clients worldwide. My career and my hobby both require extremely high research and analytical skills. I aslo have excellent administration, communication organisational and problem solving skills. I am a proficient user of MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Project and Visio. I am a fully trained project manager and Management Consultant.
I am a holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronic engineering as well as an MBA. My main specialty is processes and I am a certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and a certified ITIL expert (certified in ITIL MALC and four intermediate modules i.e.SOA, OSA, PPO & CSI). I also possess PRINCE2 and MSP practitioner certifications in project and program management respectively. Professionally, I work as a Process Governance manager, overseeing change management, problem management and continuous service improvement, as well as driving implementation of other ITIL processes, as well as conformance to ISO 9001 requirements. I have also a number of years experience in GSM and UMTS performance management. Technical writing is also one of my capabilities and in addition, I design world class processes using Microsoft Visio aligned to any standard including ISO 9001 and ITIL. I am a high speed typist with very good grammatical skills. I am capable of producing high quality presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. I can also do data entry and transcribing.
Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt (BSi Certified) Create excel dashboards and analysis tools ranging from very simple to highly complex. Provide solutions to business issues you have to help you active business goals. More than just programming but also providing solution after working in some large corporations, I understand what businesses need and want. Highly skilled in most statistical tools. Advanced Microsoft Office user. VBA/Excel/Powerpoint/Access/SQL/Word Minitab/Visio/ Can create excel dashboards and tools to high specification and deliver basically anything the customer needs. Also will help with consulting to provide a solution that maybe better suited.
A proven Native English professional looking for an opportunity to assist you by using the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed over a successful 30-year career . I previously performed in highly-visible management and subject matter expert (SME) positions that required research, writing, proofreading, fact checking, and editing technical and non-technical material. I have extensive experience working effectively in a remote environment. I have technical expertise in the bank/financial services industry and a deep and broad understanding of private business, government, and quasi-government activities. Some examples of past responsibilities are: * Authored a monthly column for national trade magazine. * Served as Managing Editor of a bi-monthly corporate newsletter distributed to thousands of clients, industry partners, trade organizations, and federal and state regulators. * Served as singular SME, course development consultant, and newsletter copywriter for a client providing training modules to banks, credit unions, and other financial services companies. This position required distilling convoluted, complex regulatory announcements and publications to straightforward, understandable messages. Applied APA writing standards. * Created and edited written communications to ensure consistency of style, accuracy of content and overall editorial quality. Applied the highest standards of spelling and punctuation and made effective and concise suggestions to improve deliverables. Managed and exceeded expectations for timing and quality of deliverables. Types of written documents included, but were not limited to: Training modules; Internet websites; Regulatory summaries; Federal Reports of Examination (ROE); Customer service scripts and advertising; Policies and technical procedures; Briefs, summaries, and reports to executive management; Executive presentations; and, Engagement proposals and contracts.
To secure human resource consulting and creative writing assignments that creates a winning experience for all involved. Highly motivated, proactive and results driven professional with 4+ years of experience in a wide spectrum of HR activities; HR operations, assessment centers, process development, HRIS development & implementation, benefits management, organizational development and project management. A results driven professional with immense focus on quality assurance, well supported by strong analytical and management skills with an aim to add value to business endeavors. When something can be witnessed without effort, great effort has gone into its creation. I strongly believe in putting my best efforts into every task that I undertake whether it pertains to consulting assignments and creative writing with which i have been associated from 4+ years. This in combined with my professional career of working as “Management Consultant - Human Capital Management" in the largest Management Consulting firm of Pakistan gave me opportunities to align my skills best suited to the needs of my organization and employees.
I have a PhD in management of technology and more than 30 years experience with business analysis, process design and IT system design and operation. * I am quantitative, systems-theory driven, technically-savvy, practical and highly literate in English. I have worked with Web 2.0, XML, a multitude of web applications, media design tools, statistical modeling tools, financial analysis tools, data visualization graphics tools and a wide range of eLearning tools and techniques. * I have hired more than 150 providers on oDesk and spent more than $150K over more than 200 projects.on * I have published books, articles and academic papers in elite publications. I have written hundreds of website pages, blog articles and white papers. * I built a boutique business in a college town developing high-level, video-intensive eLearning for Fortune 200 clients. * I taught operations and supply chain management at a major business school for more than two decades. I work with clients to help them: a) analyze their current (or planned) operations to understand the underlying dynamics. b) develop models (financial, logistical, operational) and business process designs to improve those dynamics. c) source talent in the global freelancer market to implement their plans d) project manage, or consult on project management to achieve high levels of performance and deliverables from freelance providers. e) create training, documentation and eLearning materials to convey best practice to key stakeholders.
I am a very experienced manager and business owner with experience in a wide-range of business activities: Project Management, Quality Management, Business Process Improvement, Documentation, Contract Management, Process and Systems Engineering and Analysis. Past activities have included: * Document Management Systems Project Management. * Payment Card Industry Compliance for retail and on-line merchant activities. * Significant Process Improvement experience within Manufacturing environments (Consumer goods and Mass Customization). * Contract management and bid response management (Requests For Proposals - RFP's) * Process improvement: Six Sigma, Lean, Theory of Constraints, Functional Analysis, Kepner-Tregoe Problem solving. * Process and Business analysis and documentation * Training and Development of staff, including Conference Presentations * Process Engineering (Chemical Engineering qualification) As a small business owner (AuzCan Professional Services), I am also experienced in developing systems and processes to streamline a business (think the "E-Myth" by Michael Gerber) enabling owners to "work on the business rather than in the business'. On a personal level, I am friendly, focused, action and results oriented whilst providing excellent customer/client service in a timely manner.
Innovative and motivated professional with more than 7 years of experience in project management, process improvement and managerial reporting. International experience managing multidisciplinary teams. Actually acting as consultant on process improvement basically focused on Lean Mangement.