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Objective

Looking to secure a position that will allow me to apply a broad set of skills and solid knowledge in the areas of project management and international business acquired during the years of professional education and work experience. 

Interest

Business, Entrepreneurship

Project Management

Accounting and Finance

Audit

Research and Analysis

International Economics and Geopolitics

New Technologies and Gadgets

Sport (Cycling, Skating, Skiing, Workouts)

Summary

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • University master’s degree, postgraduate business certificate, and bachelor’s business degree.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and reporting skills.
  • Solid research and analysis experience.
  • Advanced MS Suite, documentation and presentation skills.
  • Effective team work, time-management and learning skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Refined organization, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision and multiple deadlines.
  • Good understanding and keen interest in international commerce, business and finance.

References

David Bonnell

“Maxim is the "Ovechkin" of International Business Management! If you want the sharpest edge on your team Maxim is the man! His energy, intellegence, and genuine great personality was an honor to have known. Having completed a number of projects with Maxim during my time at Niagara College was the highlight of learning and growing for me. Maxim great team player and contributer who always goes the extra mile.”  July 20, 2011

Mark Parker

“It is with pleasure that I offer this endorsement of Maxim Grigorovich. Maxim proved to be a diligent student committed to exellence and attaining an in depth understanding of topics studied. An individual who consistently presented learned and well considered opinions for discussion, Maxim always held a mature composure in the face of academic challenges. He displays much potential and I would be prepared to offer further details as required.”  July 25, 2011

Rick daCosta

“Maxim was as much an educator as he was a student! He is a naturally inquisitive learner, well informed from his general awareness of current events and has an excellent grounding in the nuances of World culture and its significant events and historical signposts. His wirk habits are exceptional, well disciplined , creative and a stickler for accuracy. Any employer in a number of fields related to business or public institutions will find this man an asset to work with as well as a motivated self-starter. I can't recommend anyone more highly. If you are considering Maxim Grigorovich for a position in your organisation, I would be pleased to provide a formal reference or field a telephone interview to elaborate.”  September 9, 2011

Reference Letters

Education and Awards

Work experience

May 2010Jul 2011

Customer Service Representative

American President Lines

Monitored and reported booking issues.

Entered filing numbers into EDI system and communicated with Intermodal team.

Controlled cargo discharging and was responsible for sending confirmations to subsidiaries in Europe.

Worked with customer claims and queries regarding booking situation.

Sorted out incoming correspondence and e-mails.

Conducted preliminary market research and reports on prospective customers and businesses.

Developed superior customer service skills. 

Nov 2009Mar 2010

Assistant Export Manager

The Scandic Group Ltd.
  • Collected more than 15 lead directories
  • Researched market data on 15 industries
  • Compiled reports on Canadian and international markets and products
  • Participated in trade show and signed several prospects
Mar 2008Aug 2009

Entrepreneur

Attrakcion Ltd.
  • Developed one-of-a-kind business idea and implemented it
  • Established a recreation activities company that provided service for up to 200 clients per day
  • Designed and implemented a business plan, registered the company in governmental institutions
  • Successfully conducted business negotiations with government agencies, business partners and contractors
  • Designed and implemented marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Recruited and supervised 10 employees
  • Performed day-to-day managerial responsibilities
Jan 2006Feb 2008

Project Manager

ART-BUSINESS-TV
  • Worked with project and financial documentation
  • Analyzed and processed project data (project worth $10 million)
  • Worked with plan documentation using MS Project and Visio
  • Prepared monthly reports on funds allocated (more than $10 thousand monthly)
  • Cooperated with government committees and received approval on five projects

Education

Sep 2010May 2011

Bachelor's Degree

Niagara College
  • Participated in global development and business panels
  • Achieved top among peers performance in the business strategy game
  • Maintained highest among peers academic standing
Sep 2009Aug 2010

Postgraduate Certificate

Niagara College
  • Worked on international market research and product placement projects
  • Participated in Advanced Canadian Entrepreneurship club and helped with several projects
  • Successfully completed government economic policy simulation  
Sep 2004Jul 2009

Master's Degree

State University of Management
  • Successfully developed and presented a diploma construction project  
  • Finished coop as a project manager and continued as a part-time employee  
  • Developed strong presentation and office work skills

Skills

Analysis
Research
Online and media research
Problem solving
English Language
Verbal and written
Russian language
Verbal and written
Accuracy and attention to detail
Multi-tasking and prioritizing
Interpersonal
Customer relations, work with senior-level executives, business communication, negotiations
PC applications, MS Suite, Visio, MS Project, Internet
PC and applications
Communication
Verbal, written