Summary

A highly motivated self starter with a proven track record in procurement, purchasing, quality control, sales, customer development and business management. Successful manager and motivator. Bi-lingual fluent speaker of English and Mandarin, based in Shanghai, looking for new opportunities and challenges.

Skills

Skills

Clear communication between between foreign customers and local manufacturers.

Training of local staff to meet the compliance requirements of foreign customers.

Sales and Marketing growth in all media markets.

Management of a multi cultural team of professionals based in several regions.

Work History

Work History

Elementary School Teacher

Wang Shi Elementary School
2013 - 2014

General Manager

Expat Essentials Shanghai
General Manager Spearheaded the team of writers, editors and photographers for all publications, throughout Asia. Led a Sales team to exceed company sales budgets. Identify process bottlenecks and implement new and improved processes and policies. Full responsibility for the recruitment of writers in all markets across Asia Pacific.
2012 - 2013

Client Services Manager

Expat Essentials Shanghai
Client Services Manager Responsible for all Sales and Marketing and brand management for the Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore projects. Developed and maintained a close relationship with the relocation industry. Controlled the distribution network of the all publications. Increased the distribution network by 20% through opening up new partnerships.
2009 - 2012

Procurement Manager

Carlton Consulting AMC-Taipei Language School

Procurement Manager Responsible for effective external purchasing, manufacturing and quality control within customer and company budgets. Organized factory visits in line with project scheduling and customer order load to ensure that order time, lead times and delivery dates were met. Tended to new factories and contracted in line with both companies purchasing policy and customers policy.

Jan 2006 - Jan 2009

Head Teacher

AMC-Taipei Language School

Head Teacher. Responsible for developing school curriculum. Trained and managed new teachers. Appraised Taiwanese parents as to the progress of their children. Taught conversation, writing, grammar and general comprehension classes to students aged 6-18. Motivated students to discover a passion for language acquisition through keeping classes entertaining and informative.

2001 - 2004

English Teacher

Corporate
English Teacher Designed specific courses for individual corporate clients. Carried out performance assessments of corporate students.
1998 - 2001

Assistant To General Manager

Mark Stevenson Realty, New Zealand

Assistant to General Manager Responsible for drafting sales contracts. Draw up, analyse and continually review company cash flow. C ommunicate with clients on mortgage and loan options.

Education

Education
1993 - 1997

B.Com

University of Otago

Double major in Economics and Finance

1988 - 1992

Nelson College Boarding School

'A' level university entrance.

Hobbies

Rugby Union, Cricket, Squash, Hiking and History