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  1. Jenni Abbott

    Jenni Abbott

    VA, Data Entry, Admin & Real Estate

    Australia - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    A Dedicated and technically skilled business professional with a versatile skill set developed through experience as Operations/Office Manager, Senior Property Manager, Software Tester, trainer and installer in a variety of environments, including 9 years in both the IT and the Real Estate Industries. I currently work from home for several small QLD businesses outside of ODesk assisting in bookkeeping, general administration and Real Estate duties. I am looking for either short term contracts or continued work of up to 30 hours a week to complete my client base. I have Certificates in the following: Certificate IV in Bookkeeping Certificate IV in Business I am also a Member of Australian Bookkeepers network. Reliable, honest, hardworking, with a commitment to constant improvement, and a no-task-too menial attitude, I always strive to get the job done. Advanced skills in Xero, Quicken, Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel, REI Master. Experience with, Console, MYOB, PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Access, Realoz, Multiarray and many more software applications. Skill set Includes * General Bookkeeping * Real Estate Trust accounting * Document creation & Data Entry * Excel spreadsheets and calculations * Accounts Receivable and Payable * Marketing * Design of checklists, forms and processes I am able to Lodge BAS Statements in conjunction with Australian Bookkeepers Association until I obtain BAS Agent Certification at a minimal charge.

    $33.33 /hr
    64 hours
    5.00
  2. Alvis Lazarus

    Alvis Lazarus

    Award Winning SupplyChain Business Consultant | Lean SixSigma MBB | PM

    India - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    Award Winning Supply Chain & Business (Financial) Consultant; Senior Management Professional from 'IIM Calcutta' a premier B School which ranks top 20 globally. Start Up & Supply Chain Specialist; Expert in Financial Modelling, Lean Canvas, Business Plans, Supply chain and Logistics. Certified Six Sigma Champion & Program Management Professional with 13+ years of experience in E-Commerce, Project Management, Lean/Six Sigma, Financial analysis and Supply Chain. Hands-On experience in developing complex Excel applications, VBA, Macros, MS Access, Statistical analysis & project management MS Project. Completed more than 1000 Hours of Corporate Training with hands-on & Live Industrial Case studies on Lean Tools, VSM, Project Management, MS Project, MS Visio, Business Presentations, MS Access, MS Excel and 5S. Service Description: +Financial Consulting ~Business Plan - Delivery within 3 Weeks ~Lean Canvas - Delivery within 2 weeks ~Business Proposals - Delivery within 1-3 days ~Financial Modelling, Simulation, Scenario Manager +Supply Chain Consulting ~Transportation Modelling & Network Design ~Warehouse Design & Cost Model development ~Supply Chain Simulation & Warehouse Concepting (Slotting Simulation) ~Inventory Cost Analysis ~Freight Cost Analysis +Ecommerce Start Up ~Market Place set up ~Digital Marketing ~Ecommerce Operations set up ~Last Mile Operations Set up ~Ecommerce Cost Model ~Ecommerce process Design ~Ecommerce KPI and Dashboards +Open Office/ Microsoft Office: ~Excel: VBA, Macros, SQL, Spreadsheets, Formulas, Pivot Tables, Macros, Forms, Controls, VBA coded sheets & books ~Word: Reports, Technical writing/documents, format conversion, Macros, VBA ~Access: Simple databases, Forms, Queries, MSSQL, VBA ~PowerPoint: Powerpoint projects of all complexities, including charts graphs tables, you name it. Macros, VBA, video, hyperlinks, etc. ~Visio: Flowcharts of every kind, building layouts, Structure System diagrams, hierarchical diagrams, etc. ~Project: I can get your project going! Gantt charts, PERT, Critical path, scheduling resources, early and late start/finish, project buffer(s), simulation, macros +Process Improvement/ Analysis ~Probability & Statistical Tests, Analysis ~Cogent Interpretation of Data ~Charts, Graphs, Summaries, Technical Reports/Documents ~Statistical & Analytical Tool Building ~Qualitative information analysis ~Data/Process modeling ~Regression ~Correlation ~ANOVA ~Design Of Experiments ~LEAN ~Six Sigma +Process Engineering +Industrial Engineering +Operations Research +Supply Chain Content writing +Excel & Access Automation +Project Management - Continuous support +Supply Chain Consultation - Continuous support +Lean and Six Sigma - Continuous support +Personalized Training - Continuous support +Content Development - Continuous support *** Alvis Lazarus's Profile *** +Senior Leader with 13+ years of Pan India Operations Management experience in Logistics and Supply chain. Core Expertise areas are E-Commerce, Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Lean, Six Sigma, Budget / P&L, 3PL / Contract Management, Business Finance Functions, Program management and Process Excellence. +Holds the distinction of working with various industries such as E-Commerce, Automotive, FMCG, Health Care, Manufacturing, IT, Heavy Machinery, Medical, Mining, Defence, BPO, & Industrial. +Global Exposure on handling Operations and leading Supply chain, Warehousing & Logistics Projects across EMEA, APAC & AMERICAS Regions. +Expertise in spearheading Logistics & Supply chain strategy, planning, Design and Execution and designing internal control systems towards accomplishment of corporate Goals. +In depth understanding in formulating Pan India budgets (CAPEX & OPEX) & implementing systems / procedures, conducting ageing analysis, preparing key reports to exercise financial control and enhancing overall efficiency of the organization. +Adept at End-to-End Transportation model design, Warehouse Design & start-up, Supply chain Simulation & Parts replenishment & Distribution strategies. +Expertise as ‘Change Agent’ in driving corporate level Strategy change & initiatives, ‘SOX Compliance lead’ in testing existing controls & ‘Global Financial Standards (GFS) agent’ in driving adherence. +Extensive knowledge & experience on Lean, Six Sigma (DMAIC & DMEDI), 5S, TPM and Kaizen. Lead multiple Global supply chain projects as ‘Program Manager’ & Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. +Possesses Leadership experience & excellent track record, resulting in better financial performance and enhanced systems for higher performance of the team. Lead team size of ~300 people. +Enterprising leader with a strong record of contributions leading to lowered risk; increased productivity & enhanced internal controls as well as managing overall business operations.

    $33.33 /hr
    533 hours
    5.00
  3. David A.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,126 hours
    4.93
  4. Swati P.

    Swati P.

    Expert Business Analyst, CBAP, BA Trainer, Process Improvement, Agile

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 10

    Seasoned Business Analyst, Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®), Business Analysis Trainer and CBAP CCBA Trainer and practicing Process/BPM Consultant with extensive IT/Business experience across global clients from varied industries and size). Experience of working across many parts and cultures across the globe such as the U.S., U.K., India, Germany and Australia. I have trained several batches (individuals or small batches) of students from the US, UK and India. I have also trained large size batches from multinational management consultancy and technology services. My objective is to continue excelling as Senior Business Analyst/Consultant while adding value to my clients during various phases of a project such as: • Extensive interaction with key stakeholders like users, senior leaders and vendor representatives. • Keeping tabs on governance/quality of organization-wide RFPs/requirements from various application domains, while functioning as the lead on requirements management process team • Active participation and contribution in stream leader meetings • Planning and actively participating in various workshops on solution concepts, scope, requirements analysis and detailed level functional requirements, gap analysis and design • BPA (Business Process Analysis) and improvement. Creation of As-Is end-to-end process maps highlighting the key processes, data(domain) models, rules and improvement opportunities • Creation of extensive documentation of requirements (new/enhancements) in the form of data and business process models, dashboard designs, use cases, user interface models (wireframes/mock-ups) or screen definitions, worksheets containing critical information like user groups and performance requirements • Assisting IT staff (including outsourced teams) in technical design, testing strategy, test case reviews/testing/QA. Creation of acceptance tests on behalf of business teams • Active participation in overall project planning, status tracking, document control, traceability and post closure activities • Extensive QA/testing and reviews of partner integration B2B transactions (data) to ensure those are per specs • Creating Message Implementation Guides (MIGs) for various interfaces including critical business processes related to Advance Shipment Notice (ASN/ 3B2) and Milestone updates (3B3)s • Designing client specific BPM Methodology based on industry best practices • Training and mentoring in the area of Business Analysis, CBAP-CCBA exam preparation, BPM/BRMS, Quality guidelines and process expertise. Successfully trained batches in the US, Canada and India • Member of Business Process and Data CoE (Centre of Excellence) team for a top tier client’s eBusiness team Professional Highlights: • Over the past 17 years , I have worked in all stages of SDLC, using different methodologies such as waterfall, agile, incremental. During all these years, I have contributed in wide variety of engagements as Business Analyst. I have in depth knowledge of BABOK framework. • I have specialized expertise in process improvement areas such as Business Process management Systems(BPMS), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Business Rules management Systems (BRMS), EAI and B2B based integrations. • I have worked with several US, UK and Australia based MNCs (such as Motorola, Genworth Financial, Capital One, British Telecom to name a few) on various IT engagements. While building my career expertise, I have lived and worked in India, U.S., Australia, U.K. and in Germany. As part of my odesk based consulting I have worked with several diversified clients located across U.S. Canada, Australia, Sweden and Dubai. • I have wide variety of business domain experience such as end to end Supply Chain, Trading, Insurance, Risk, Telecom, Performance Monitoring, in general web based systems, and ERP processes related to Sales, Inventory, Purchase and Logistics. I have also worked in the same role with small scale businesses as well, plus I have experience creating a small b2C online business setup. • Come from very strong technical and engineering background. Primary specialties include cloud computing, SOA and web-services, J2EE, client-server, .NET • I am certified NLP Practitioner from Australia and have skills to train/coach on the same as well. • Last but not the least- I have worked with global teams in completely remote model or partly remote model successfully for almost 5 years altogether. I have managed to do so successfully with regular communication and sharing updates, using remote access tools such as VPN, skype, teamviewer, GotoMeeting, WebEx along with appropriate preparation for the meetings and presentations. And yes, of course with help of great teams I have worked with.

    $45.00 /hr
    1,742 hours
    4.99
  5. James H.

    James H.

    Program Manager, Proposal Writer, Business Plans & Strategic Thinker

    Thailand - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7

    Proposal Lead and Writer, Cost Savings Technologist, Project Manager, Project Planning and Strategic Thinker. Business and Executive mentoring, personnel development and trainer. Consultancy services including: • Commercialization and Innovation • Business Transformation and Planning • Business growth strategies and development • Project Management • Risk Identification and mitigation planning • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability • Business Capture Management • Proposal Architecting and Writing I am a recently retired experienced Senior Program Manager with over 30 years experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry looking to help others with their projects. Specializing in program management, technical management and subcontract management team leadership. I have led program management development programs that has trained and certified program managers for large aerospace company. I have led large proposal teams for management and cost volumes for proposals with value greater that $250M USD. Relevant background and program experience in defining and managing the work scope for subcontracts and teammates in large distributed development environments. Strong managerial skills with proven success in project definition, project planning, negotiation and execution Earned Value Management Systems. I am a proven highly effective team leader with excellent interpersonal, coaching and mentoring skills, communication, and team building skills. I am an experienced and trained Black Belt-Six Sigma Facilitator. As my profile shows I currently have oDesk contracts with five major IT companies that utilize my skills and expertise to assist with project management and proposal writing consultancy. I had a past client who has left me somewhat questionable feedback due to unhappiness he experienced. I learned from this experience to only communicate with the hiring client on proposal requirements. He had delegated daily communications with an employee of his who provided conflicting guidance. I followed his employee's guidance, which wasn't the strategy that the hiring client had. Let these four active oDesk contracts and my past experiences be your guide on my abilities and experiences. Linked In Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jhoxsie

    $33.33 /hr
    1,643 hours
    4.95
  6. Mary T.

    Mary T.

    Expert Writer-Editor-Proofreader / Financial Services SME

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

    A proven Native English professional looking for an opportunity to assist you by using the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed over a successful 30-year career . I previously performed in highly-visible management and subject matter expert (SME) positions that required research, writing, proofreading, fact checking, and editing technical and non-technical material. I have extensive experience working effectively in a remote environment. I have technical expertise in the bank/financial services industry and a deep and broad understanding of private business, government, and quasi-government activities. Some examples of past responsibilities are: * Authored a monthly column for national trade magazine. * Served as Managing Editor of a bi-monthly corporate newsletter distributed to thousands of clients, industry partners, trade organizations, and federal and state regulators. * Served as singular SME, course development consultant, and newsletter copywriter for a client providing training modules to banks, credit unions, and other financial services companies. This position required distilling convoluted, complex regulatory announcements and publications to straightforward, understandable messages. Applied APA writing standards. * Created and edited written communications to ensure consistency of style, accuracy of content and overall editorial quality. Applied the highest standards of spelling and punctuation and made effective and concise suggestions to improve deliverables. Managed and exceeded expectations for timing and quality of deliverables. Types of written documents included, but were not limited to:  Training modules; Internet websites;  Regulatory summaries;  Federal Reports of Examination (ROE);  Customer service scripts and advertising;  Policies and technical procedures;  Briefs, summaries, and reports to executive management;  Executive presentations; and,  Engagement proposals and contracts.

    $50.00 /hr
    25 hours
    4.82
  7. BEAUTY VERMA

    BEAUTY VERMA Agency Contractor

    PMP- Project Manager, PMO - Consultant, Business Services Consultant

    India - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a PMP certified Project Manager and Consultant. I have attained training in courses like ITIL V3 and Six Sigma Green Belt. I am an ISO certified auditor as well. I have rich experience of more than 12 years in managing projects and Quality, implementing projects and processes, designing workflows and implementing tools post analysis, in the IT sector. As a consultant of Project and Process Management, I have handled as many as 4-5 full cycle organizational implementations till date, in addition to managing projects. Drawing frameworks for processes and workflows, that best suit the company/projects as per their given requirements and implementing the same with documentation is one of my forte'. I have performed SAAS based, ITIL based and PMP based project implementations so far. In addition, I also perform business services consulting for my clients. I assist them by helping them lay out their business requirements with a clear approach and strategy, and help them procure services/clients/vendors after thorough analysis and evaluation. I have managed to close successful deals and provide a transparent mediator support for business coordination between two parties. I invite you to share your portfolio or business need, if you are in need of finding and evaluating a vendor to perform services for you, or if you need to have project management coordination performed in an organized manner while selling your products or your services(any technology), or, get in touch if you need a Project Management Consultant or a PMO.

    Associated with: Quality Legends

    $35.00 /hr
    854 hours
    5.00
  8. Michael C.

    Michael C. Agency Contractor

    Operations Manager, Project Manager, Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    Philippines - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 24 - Portfolio: 4

    Recognized throughout my career for being a visionary and innovative leader, leveraging knowledge of reporting, feedback, engagement and planning to significantly increase productivity and achieve targets and long term goals and seeking a position in your company, bringing 12 years of working experience, management and leadership. I will be able to help you with the following: - Operations Management - Project Management - Lean Six Sigma / Process Improvements - Call Center Consulting / Call Center Setup / Campaign Broker - Crowdsourcing & Crowdfunding - Business & Management Consulting - Reporting & Business Analysis - Customer Service, Sales Training & Quality Assurance - Workforce and Scheduling - Admin Setup (Salesforce, Five9, Zendesk, ZohoCRM, etc) - Technical Training & Product Training - Training Modules and eLearning Courses Author - Technical Skills (Level 1 - 3 Tech Support Expert) - Internet Marketing (Adlinkr, Response360, Constant Contact, PureSend etc) - Web Development (Wordpress, Joomla, etc) - Web Design, SEO, Web Hosting, VoIP, Call Center and other services Glad to be of service!

    Associated with: Performance 360 Solutions OLD, Performance360 Solutions Inc

    $22.22 /hr
    7,213 hours
    4.91
  9. Barindra Nath

    Barindra Nath Agency Contractor

    PMP Certified Project Manager,Marketing & Business Consultant

    Belarus - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I consistently achieved aggressive business and program goals. By utilizing my strategic and implementation skills, I leveraged the many planning, profit growth, cost control, HR, IT, budgeting and client relations elements of project management as the foundation for successful, broad based business leadership. I cut project management staff turnover 10% while improving project profitability 3% to 5%. The competitive skills I offer have been proven in the big leagues of business, and are readily usable by small to medium companies needing an energetic, effective leader and hands-on operational performance developer. θ Setting project cost, schedule and productivity benchmarks θ Enabling teams to consistently provide contract deliverables θ Creating productive internal and external client relationships θ Leading programs and projects to consistently successful completion

    Associated with: Self Motivated Consultant

    $12.00 /hr
    7,200 hours
    4.90
  10. Apurva B.

    Apurva B. Agency Contractor

    Expert assistant with 6 years experience

    Australia - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    Hi, I am passionate about assisting and providing quality and timely service at reasonable rates in virtual environment. With 6 years of experience, I am specialist in virtual assistance, data entry/scraping, web research, transcription and admin assistance. I have joined oDesk recently, I provided fast, efficient and accurate services for past 6 years. My clients have acknowledged that I am committed, take feedback greatly and have delivered to expectation in areas: - Virtual assistance: web research, reporting, comparison and advise, email management, business content management and assistance - Admin Support: data entry into MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web research, forms, leads, document writing - Content Development: E-learning course content development - Web Development: have developed valuable web content for websites - Business Services: provided business analysis and bookkeeping services to small and medium business operators - Transcription: general transcription with 99% accuracy and turn around - Social media: landing page, web forms, emails, updates, SEO, SMM. With developed communication and interpersonal skills, English language skills, patience and educational background I have delivered projects with confidence and professionalism. I'm a good listener, honest, flexible, open-minded, detail-oriented, fast learner and capable of working long hours. I can multitask, able to work in a fast pace environment, independent and highly responsible. I am confident to add value to your project considering my expertise, experience and attitude. I am seeking new opportunities where I can apply my skills and deliver on time and in budget for professional projects.

    Associated with: AB Business Services

    $20.00 /hr
    30 hours
    4.49