Baljit Singh

  • 7513 Olympia Dr., Apt: C | Bakersfield, CA 93309 | (661) 667-5394 

Summary

Dedicated, innovative, and skilled business professional with extensive experience in combining national and international customers and organizations as a corporate head, general manager, sales head, and showroom manager. Able to transform lagging operations and prepare companies for fast growth and profitability. Excellent interpersonal skills, innovative approach to problems, dedication to customer satisfaction, and the bottom line.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - May 2015

Head

Anisuma Traders
Kampala City, Uganda Corporate Head-Revived a struggling company to a turnaround success story. Introduced new technology, improved the quality of service, streamlined the administrative operating system and boosted sales. Managed brands including Sharp, Hitachi, Nikon, Sony, Canon, and Panasonic, among others. Facilitated communication between employees for improved teamwork and improved relations with the supplier, retail, and wholesale customers. Served as the head of sales, marketing and advertising for all 10 outlets and wholesale customers. Accomplishments Increased market share and profit and reduced cost by reorganization of the sales division according to the latest and best standards Organized and conceptualized the sales strategy for new products. Established a modern Service Centre for customers that proved to be highly popular. Reduced dead inventory. Brought all the valuable clients(UN Department, government purchase, and all international NGOs and embassies) under one roof. Quoted prices, credit terms and other bid specifications. Negotiated prices, terms of sales and service agreements. Increased sales volume by adding accounts in the territory. Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices. Built relationships with customers and the community to promote long term business growth. Met existing customers to review current services and expand sales opportunities.
Aug 2008 - Dec 2009

General Manager

Anisuma Rwanda Ltd.
General Manager-Played a leading role in establishing a new company in Rwanda. Restructured the product mix, improved merchandising strategies, reorganized territories, and launched an extensive marketing campaign. Imported and sold numerous overseas brands including Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Ariston, Indesit, among others. Ensured a team atmosphere and positive employee relations. Fostered and maintained strong communication and business relations with all suppliers and customers. Accomplishments Started a new business from scratch in a totally war torn country. Implemented a retail education program for sales staff, initiated a new client service program, and revamped the corporate image. Streamlined procedural duties by introducing and implementing stock management software. Assisted in creating a new concept store that established the group as an innovative market leader. Kept detailed records of daily activities through online customer database. Met existing customers to review current services and expand sales opportunities. Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices. Built relationships with customers and the community to promote long term business growth.
Apr 1999 - Aug 2008

Sales Head

Baba Trading Est. Ltd.
Sales Head Played a leading role in establishing a new company in a Uganda. Restructured the product mix, improved merchandising strategies, reorganized territories and launched advertising marketing campaign Oversaw numerous brands imported and supplied, including Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Ariston, Indesit among others. Ensured a team atmosphere and positive employee relations. Fostered and maintained strong communication and business relations with all suppliers and customers. Accomplishments Started a new business in a new country. Increased sales in a declining market by bringing in popular brands such as Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Ariston, Indesit. Implemented a retail education program for sales staff, initiated a new client service program with a fidelity card and changed the corporate image. Streamlined procedures by implementing stock management by introducing new stock management software. Assisted in creating a new concept store that established the group as an innovative market leader.
1997 - 1999

Sales Head

NCR Computers and Office Automation
Sales Head Organized and directed retail launches. Directed the import and sourcing of products. Drove improvement in operational and employee retention efficiency Responsible for recruitment. Accomplishments Met regularly with the corporate heads of private and public organizations for supplies. Performed marketing planning and analysis. Implemented new innovative sales technique for sales increase. Imbibed more responsibility, authority, and teamwork.
1995 - 1998

Showroom Manager

Godrej Safe
Showroom Manager As a showroom manager foresaw the entire showroom, headed a team of 10. Created solid and effective rapport with new customers. Consistently met and exceeded the showroom sales target, gave day to day sales report to the regional head. Was retained in a permanent position after meeting company expectations..

Education

Education
1995

 Bachelor of Arts ( Economics)    

Burdwan University
1993

Intermediate (CBSE Board)

CBSE Board 
1991

High School, (CBSE Board) 

GTB Public School

Skills

Skills

Software Skills

Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Orion

Skills

Persuasive negotiator
Revenue and profit maximization
Sales proposal creation
Strategic account development
Strong interpersonal skills
Resolution-oriented
Positive outlook
Energetic and driven
People-oriented
Telemation e-CRM
Excellent communication skills
Motivated team player
Superior organizational skills