Operations Guru with International and Supply Chain Experience - Looking for my next opportunity.


Last Updated: 12th June 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Address
United Kingdom

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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, Russian

Summary

I love facing challenging new situations and finding creative solutions.

I have found challenges in many diverse environments, such as managing projects, logistics, and supply chains for multinational clients in Russia; teaching in a middle school classroom in Northwest Detroit; studying international immigration policy in Ann Arbor; and researching czarist education policy in pre-language reform Russian in the national archive in Kyrgyzstan.

I am a specialist in International Business & Affairs and Program Management with proven experience building alignment on multifunctional projects with diverse team members and clients in numerous cultural and international contexts. I have experience leveraging global supply chains to improve customer satisfaction, as well as with facilitating client senior leadership consultations to meet or exceed their needs. I am always willing to travel around the world on a moment’s notice to get the job done.

I am a self-starter, but more importantly a self-learner. I have often been given tasks that I have not been trained for, but have been successful by efficiently figuring out how to solve them on the fly.

I have well established teaching and public speaking skills. I believe that the ability to pass on knowledge and skills to others is of the utmost importance in the current business environment. Finally, I have graduate level experience in writing, editing, and research. I am very comfortable working with Russian language documents and with large data sets.

What am I looking for? I am always open to a new, unexpected challenge. My dream job would both challenge me intellectually while also drawing upon my experiences and passions. This could be a project management position for an international company where I can work closely with team members and clients from around the world, or a position with a values-based international relief and/or NGO organization where I could use my skills to make a difference in the world on issues that matter to me like democracy, poverty, health care access, and more.

Education

University of Michigan
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies M.A. Student

   Sep 2015
— Current

• Concentrated on Central Asian History and Policy, Russian and Uzbek Languages
• Thesis Topic: Morality of Education and Language Policy in Tsarist Central Asia
• Central Student Government – 2016/2017 Rackham Graduate School Representative

Experience

PACIFIC RIM CONSTRUCTORS / RPSG GLOBAL
OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

   Aug 2018
— Apr 2020

• Managed projects for an international logistics, site management, construction, and shipping company of over 1,000 employees
• Led multilingual skills and safety trainings and completed risk identification assessments and inventory audits
• Consulted directly with senior management of clients including ExxonMobil, Shell, and Petrofac to identify unique needs and increase client satisfaction and retention while generating new business through additional product sales and competitive project bidding
• Forged new international supply chain connections for new specialty goods and increased client satisfaction while reducing costs by 35% and cutting delivery time
• Overhauled multiple company processes in accounting, billing, procurement, human resources/recruiting, and design to increase efficiency and align with global best practices
• Earned a Highly Qualified Specialist Expatriate Visa Exception from the Russian Federation

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