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Profile Summary

An International Trade Professional with over 10 years of experience in International Business, Global Economics, Import/Export, Sales Management, Negotiation, Business Development, Freight Forwarding and Customs Regulations, together with a Graduate Degree in International Trade and Business.

A person fascinated by life and new cultures , that took two  sabbatical years around the Oceania and Asia, which was a planned , focused job pause in which I had time to rest, travel, volunteer, learn new skills and fulfill a lifelong dream before returning to work.

I am passionate about changes and available to travel,  work and live anywhere in the world!

Skills

Fast learner with an exceptionally strong work ethic, funny, outgoing and capable of working in a team.
Proven ability to manage and organize large amounts of information. 
Eager to learn everything about new cultures and new experiences.

Strong management skills, by forming and nurturing productive relationships with retailers, distributors and salespeople. Adept at preparing and confirming order approval, arranging shipments and handlling billling, pricing and invoicing issues.

Specialist in establishing ongoing communications with national and international customers.

 Native in Portuguese. 

Full Professional Proficiency in English and Spanish.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs.

Proficient in (ERP) Totvs Protheus, import modules (EIC) and Export (EEC).

Education

Work experience

Jun 2015Mar 2016

Import Manager

BR Motorsport Comércio de Motoclicletas Ltda.- (Fox Racing - AGV - Dainese e LS2)

Responsible for restructuring the company's International Purchasing and Supply Chain functions so as to make then as effective and efficient as possible.

Duties:

  • Involved in the hiring, training, supervising and mentoring of supply chain staff.
  • Planning supply chain schedules in advance in preparation for busy seasonal periods.
  • Keeping in touch with suppliers and developing cordial relationships with them. (Asia, Europe, North America and South America).
  • Negotiating with suppliers to minimize raw material and transport costs.
  • Making sure that all suppliers information and records are up tp date.
  • Overseeing the development and utilisation of a supplier database.
  • Keeping accurate records of products, contracts, pricing and invoicing information.
  • Obtaining quotes for international and local transportation and also making cost comparisons.
  • Carrying out the initial and also on-going assessments of the supply chain
  • Processing all custom releases, monitoring all receivables, ensuring work within required timeframe .
  • Responsible for provisioning all expenses related to the department and also for  the elaboration of the final cost of all products.
Apr 2013Feb 2015

Brisbane Mx Newspaper Team Leader

Staffing Queensland - Australia
  • Allocate tasks to staffs, the team had four staffs  who were responsible for handing out free newspapers to commuters around the city;
  • Ensure the performance of the staffs;
  • Daily reports to management regarding the performance f the team and how many papers were distributed;
  • Organise weekly shifts and training;
  • Discuss and resolve problems;
  • Carry out performance review.
Sep 2007Jan 2013

International Trade Senior Analyst

Silva Mattos & Cia Ltda - Brasil (ASW Racing, Acerbis, Leatt and Louis Garneau)
  • Identify international business opportunities (Asia, Europe, North America and South America);
  • Identify specialist services.;
  • Identify business risks;
  • Identify and maintaining Networking Opportunities;
  • Evaluate the most appropriate transport method, route and protection/security options according to particular cargo and delivery requirements;
  • Review shipping and airfreight services available for transporting cargo;
  • Evaluate packing, marking and stowage requirements for a variety of cargo;
  • Calculate international freight and other shipment costs;
  • Identify the cargo insurance and claim requirements for goods;
  • Implement international marketing activities;
  • Monitor and review marketing performance.

Referee

Available on request.