Summary

I have over 10 years of international work experience in sales, operations, logistics, administration, key account and relationship management.

Experienced in selling technical equipment (heavy machinery) and various professional experiences in Belgium, China, Indonesia, DRC, Nigeria, Albania and Bulgaria.

My activities to this day have included: Transport of mining equipment and minerals, solar energy sector marketing China=>EU, light and heavy equipment sales and sales administration =>Africa.

Experienced in working within multicultural work environments.

I am currently undertaking a Postgraduate Program in China Business Development. This degree will prepare me for every aspect of doing business with China, from Sourcing to Sales. Courses of high academic quality are enriched by hands-on input from practitioners.

In the framework of this program, I am seeking an internship to enhance my purchasing skills within the purchasing department of Dangote Industries Limited for the period of 29 February until 5 June 2016.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2014 - Sep 2015

Group Worktools & Light Equipment Product Coordinator / Sourcing

DEM GROUP BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

Within the Sales department I sourced, coordinated and reported third party suppliers.
The products I most often worked with were hydraulic hammers, special tools, buckets, light construction and compaction equipment, carrier modifications (ex:slf), etc

May 2014 - Nov 2014

Area Sales Coordinator

DEM GROUP BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, NIGERIA

 As interim Area Sales Coordinator in Nigeria, I was responsible for coordinating with the sales department and introducing a CRM system for customer information management. I was accountable for enhancing the construction business in Nigeria, making presentations and meeting clients for closure.

I continuously created opportunities for revenue generation in a professional manner and achieved assigned targets by maintaining quality business relationships. I presented weekly sales highlights and communicated to the teams via email and meetings in the aim of enhancing performance and resolving their queries.

I also coordinated various interrelated processes/departments in the organization to remove road blocks/resolve sales and service issues.

Feb 2013 - May 2014

Sales Admin/Sourcing

DEM GROUP BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

As Sales Administrator, I coordinated sales administration and oversaw the supplier selection process. I prepared reports and other administrative records as per procedures, policies and regulatory requirements on a regular basis.

I organized and managed resources for sales initiatives, including creating estimates, project planning, contingency plan/schedules within defined scope, quality, time and cost constraints.

I maintained knowledge of new developments and monitored competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, services and technology.

Key achievement- Successfully created a standard supplier selection process and inventory management procedures.

Feb 2010 - Feb 2013

Business Development China

FINDAHL

As responsible for Business Development-China I managed key relationships with key Chinese companies.  

I managed the business development activities with a focus on top/bottom line profitability by ensuring optimal utilization of resources.

I planned, organized and managed  internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity, quality, utilization and timeliness.

I monitored performance against key success metrics while identified and mitigated risks associated with achieving the business plans.

Sep 2009 - Feb 2010

Market research mission Shanghai

BRUSSELS EXPORT

Renewable Energy with 3E

Mar 2007 - Oct 2008

Logistics coordinator with DR Congo Lubumbashi Caterpillar dealership

KHRS
Sep 2006 - Mar 2007

Account Manager

DR Congo Lubumbashi Dealership

Logistics Coordinator POLYTRA N. V Account Manager

Nov 2005 - Sep 2006

Export Assistant

GALCO
Export Assistant
Jan 2005 - Nov 2005

Assistant Dispatcher

PAVAN
Assistant Dispatcher
Feb 2004 - Jun 2004

Contract Engineer Trainee

Indonesia Branch
PAUWELS TRAFO BELGIUM Contract Engineer Trainee

Education

Education
Sep 2015 - Jul 2015

Postgraduate China Business Development

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The Postgraduate Program in China Business Development prepares experienced or future professionals for every aspect of doing business with China, from Sourcing to Sales. Courses of high academic quality are enriched by hands-on input from practitioners. 

Sep 2001 - Jul 2005

BACHELOR FOREIGN TRADE

Ecole Pratique Hautes Etudes Commerciales EPHEC

Complete course on international trade marketing and operations

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2015 - Jun 2015

Rammer Breaker Training

SANDVIK

Rammer Hydraulic Hammer Product Training in Finland

2014 - 2014

Introduction to Mining Engineering (MEng)

Open2Study.com

Introduction to Mining Operations

References