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  1. Alison Guy

    Alison Guy

    BUSINESS DESIGNER with global expereince

    United States - Last active: 08/24/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Strategic Business Director with global experience across multi-unit Franchise Operations + Design Development. Strong business acumen in leading business planning, strategy + driving unit revenue. Experienced across all business facets from individual unit operations to multi unit market scaling including market planning, franchisee recruitment + training, P&L management, lean process, sales + revenue building, business planning and measurement. Strong consumer experience in development of brand extensions for Fortune 500 multi-unit retail leaders within the Food & Beverage sector. Unique combination of business acumen and operational proficiency leading strategy from insights through full market scaling and execution including market optimization. Led core strategies that have formed key business drivers for McDonald’s Systems globally including the attainment of multiple patents for McDonald’s global Drive Thru experience “FAST FORWARD” providing greater capacity and capability in converging service technologies. Enhanced consumer experience with the concept of “Carchitecture” which bridges the relationship between car and the building. EXPERTISE - Designing + Prototyping new ventures that create new income potential for existing + emerging brands. - Proven results delivering service innovation across new platforms that enhance + extend the customer experience while driving profitable growth - with the attainment of multiple patents for McDonald's Corporation in Retail Technologies + Experience Design - Expert leading innovation + creative process to deliver focused solutions to build market share, maximize business performance + strengthen brand equity

- Designing training and service delivery methodologies to support the introduction of new commercial offerings. - 
Facility design and equipment selection to ensure the quality and efficiency of the designed solution meets customer delivery requirements and staff are capable of attaining mastery of the solution and delivery methods.

- Development, training and management of Franchisee operations at a national level including the commercial contracts and introduction of new solutions/methods to franchise holders.
 - Leading multi-unit business development + profit optimization

    $110.00 /hr
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  2. Dorothy F.

    Dorothy F.

    QA Management, Food Safety Consultant, QA Auditor, Trainer, Regulatory

    United States - Last active: 03/16/2014 - Tests: 2

    Obtain a position were I am able to utilize my knowledge and 20 years of experience. I tailor my guidance and services to meet your company needs. Services include; evaluating food safety and hygiene procedures, food safety programs & HACCP plans, preparing food businesses for third party audits, developing value-added food safety SOP's & GMP's, food safety training for food handlers, supervisors & management, prosecution & food surveillance training for EHO's, local government food & public health inspection services, litigation support & expert witness testimony for the food industry, reviewing regulatory requirements, crisis / recall management, shelf life improvement and labeling requirements. My extensive knowledge in food safety includes the following industries; Bakery, Pasta, Beverages, Coffee, Extracts, Sauces, Oils, Spreads, Flavors, Spices, Dairy, Peanut, Meat, Seafood, Fruits, Vegetables, and Canning products. Audited distribution centers included; Frozen, Refrigerated, Dry Storage and Packaging Warehouses, Food and Non-Food Packaging industries included; Corrugated, Films, Containers, Bags, Cups and Table Ware. I can provide technical training to management and employees at client facilities on topics such as food safety, HACCP, GMPs, allergens, regulatory inspections, pest control, operational methods, personnel practices, maintenance for food safety, and cleaning practices.

    $50.00 /hr
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  3. Nicolas Waern

    Nicolas Waern

    Management and IT Consultant

    Sweden - Last active: 05/18/2014

    I am here to help you make sense of IT and how you can CONTROL IT instead of IT controlling you. I am currently working as an advisor/mentor for a startup in Nigeria combined with my job as an IT consultant. What should you start with first? The goal? Or where you are right now? And what should you focus on? I am here to answer every question you have and will help you minimize IT cost while you are maximizing profits and return on your IT spending. Stop wasting time and START making sense of your IT investments!

    $40.00 /hr
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  4. Dawn S.

    Dawn S.

    Founder, Virtual Point Solutions

    United States - Last active: 04/21/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am an accomplished executive leader with an MBA and over 16 years of extensive leadership experience and broad-based background in a highly competitive and dynamic organization. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to an organization with a focus on operational excellence, strategic planning and team development. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Project management skills Excellence in business operations Superior strategic planning abilities Exceptional communication skills Creative problem solving Strong conflict management resolution Complex P&L management and budget development Operational restructure and organizational design Leadership and team development skills

    $38.89 /hr
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  5. Raji Wahidy

    Raji Wahidy

    Global Services, Strategy, Business Transformation Executive

    United States - Last active: 08/18/2014 - Tests: 1

    Transformational leader with a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership, a Master’s degree in Quality Systems Engineering / Business Administration, a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering majoring in Telecommunications along with 12+ years’ experience in the telecommunications industry with record of quick career advancement. Managed global relationships with Fortune 500 enterprise companies and telecom operators/wholesalers. Led/influenced virtual teams in high volume, matrix environments resulting in launching of new initiatives (business, products, and solutions), strategic business planning, delivering global transformational programs, customer satisfaction, and hundreds of millions of dollars saved.  Recognized with 15+ Enterprise Achievement Awards including CEO awards since 2003  Numerous consultancy proficiencies, including product & service development, go-to-market planning, account planning, carrier/MVNO relationship building, strategy development, and more Specialties: Business Transformation, Start-up, Strategic Planning, Service Partner Management, Global Networking Services, Global Service Delivery, Managed Mobility Services, Outsourcing, Telecoms Expense Management, Project Management, Procurement & Supply Chain Management, People Management, Risk Analysis, Time Management, Cost Management, Total Quality Management, P&L Analysis, Forecasting

    $300.00 /hr
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  6. Mohammad E.

    Mohammad E. Agency Contractor

    Business Consultant and Experienced Product Manager

    Bangladesh - Last active: 07/20/2014 - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 15

    Strategic Execution is my core competency. I'm a highly experienced Product Manager with hands-on experience in building successful startups and delivering world class products. I help developing business plans and strategies for transforming a normal company to a great business. Expert Business Plan writer with deep exposure in Business Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Finance and Technology. Can guide startups in preparing their business model, business plans and strategies, presentations and communication contents. Will be available for approximately twenty to thirty hours a week (flexible). Services I can offer include: - Product Management - Business Plans - Product or Service Strategy - Marketing Plan and Contents - Feasibility Calculations - Project Management - Hiring and Management - Enterprise Sales

    Associated with: smartB strategy

    $55.56 /hr
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  7. Andrew German

    Andrew German

    International MBA | Business Development Specialist

    United States - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 8

    I'm a business development and marketing specialist with a passion for growing businesses through relationship building and customer acquisition. With several years of B2B account management and sales experience, I thrive on fostering mutually beneficial relationships. As an Internet marketer and e-commerce specialist, I’m more than comfortable across all online marketing channels, with a focus on paid advertising and affiliate marketing. Colleagues know me as a highly creative individual who can always be relied upon come up with a new approach. But I know that the client’s business comes first, and I never try to impose my ideas on others. Instead, I spend a lot of time understanding the business and the audience before suggesting ideas. I can (and often do) work well alone, but I'm at my best collaborating with others. I have an MBA from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and a BS from the University of Central Florida. I was also a PhD candidate at HHL in the Chair for Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer, where I helped author two conference papers focusing on Business Model Innovation. HHL is Germany's oldest private business school and is renowned for its Entrepreneurship program. I’m currently freelancing while I pursue new opportunities and can be reached either through this profile or via http://www.andygerman.com/ Specialties: e-commerce, business development, sales, online marketing, entrepreneurship, business models, web technologies, corporate strategy Other experience in real estate valuation, commercial underwriting, capital markets knowledge, access to debt markets, commercial leasing, general real estate

    $37.00 /hr
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  8. Veronica Jackson

    Veronica Jackson

    Business Consultant/Recruiter

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Professional with around 7 years experience in assisting entrepreneurs reach their goals! I have my Bachelor of Science in Business (concentration Accounting) from the University of Phoenix and my Masters of Business Administration (concentration Accounting) from Keller Graduate School of Business. I have a Recruiting/Business Consultant Company (V Kite, LLC), in which we are recruiting staff for various companies. We also assist businesses with their developmental process or entity changes, as a Bankruptcy Petition Preparer, Grant Writer, Scholarship Consultant, Business Plan and Strategic Writer and in the area of Social Media Marketing, Bookkeeping, and Market Research. I am looking for freelance opportunities to help grow my business and clientele and use my unique skills and experience to help fellow entrepreneurs. Check out my website: www.vkitellc.com

    $15.00 /hr
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  9. Diana Pires

    Diana Pires

    Administrative Assistant Professional

    Sweden - Last active: 1 month ago

    I have a Bachelor in Business Administration from a leading school in Brazil and am pursuing a Master in Management in Sweden. - Have experience working in Strategy related jobs as an analyst (ellaborating analyses and reports about sales, marketing, budget, among others); - Have dealt with Excel sheets (including macros and VBA) and SQL for more than two years; - Speak Portuguese (native), English (fluently), Spanish (basic), French (basic) and Swedish (basic). I am looking for tasks to be developped through the summer of 2015, and potentially for an effective position after that.

    $20.00 /hr
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  10. Choukry Messaoud

    Choukry Messaoud

    Management consultant, MBA

    Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker Vision - Leadership - Growth - Adaptability I am an MBA and Project Management Professional with a solid track record in identifying opportunities to improve efficiency, productivity, and profitability within a wide variety of commercial and industrial settings. I offer advanced training and experience in strategic sales, marketing, and product management along with specialized expertise optimizing production, assembly, and shipping processes within high volume manufacturing environments. I possess skills in quality control and assurance along with an exceptional strategic vision leveraged in setting and achieving overarching business goals. My goal is to bring expert communication skills, including fluency in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. I am currently helping companies in different business life cycles (from Start-Up to Maturity) generate more profit and have a healthier management system, as well as an effective marketing plan in order to be market leader, reach the right clients and be proactive to market change in terms of demand and shift. I work closely with them as well in optimizing their production and reducing the errors using LEAN, Six Sigma and DMAIC in order to improve quality.

    $85.00 /hr
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