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Anne Rang

Anne Rang Agency Contractor

Process Consultant and Software Project Manager

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

What I Do I specialize in streamlining operations, software project management & best processes consulting. Why I Do It My business is founded on the belief that, with a well-selected partner, properly leveraged outsourced professional services empowers small business owners to strategically maximize investment and growth potential by economically freeing time to focus on their highest areas of desired personal impact. Last, but not least, My Values Values drive my decisions and actions. I firmly believe in The Golden Rule, and I always put you and your company's best interests first. It's important that the projects I accept, and the clients I work for, operate with a high level of integrity, because I do, and I won't compromise that. Finally, I execute results with passion by putting forth both care and effort into my work because I am enthusiastic about my contributions to assist with my clients' success and accomplishments. Service Description Services: Business Process Consulting, Executive Virtual Assistance, Project Management, Recruiting, Research, Soft Skills Training, Systems Implementation, Technical Documentation (Editing, Proofreading, SOP Development, Training Curriculum), Vendor Analysis & Selection Software: Google Business Apps, MS Office Suite (Excel, One Note, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word), Web (hosted setup, basic HTML), Database (relational design, basic Erwin, basic SQL), File Sharing Social Media: Facebook, Hootsuite, LinkedIn, Twitter, Word Press (hosted) Sectors: Call Center, Customer Service, Information Technology, Small Business, Insurance

Associated with: oDesk Payroll

98% Job Success
$34.00 /hr
1,437 hours

Cesar Melendez

Cesar Melendez

Technical Resolution Expert & Process Lead

El Salvador - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

My Experience began on 2003 by providing Technical Support for Microsoft's Internet Service (MSN). It was a great jump start to my technical career by providing high quality technical support and great customer service to U.S. Customers. In 2005 I had the opportunity to begin working for Dell Computer's - Technical Support. I've been an Resolution Specialist from 2005 up to June 2012 managing the technical aspect of the teams and providing support to the agents that take calls. I am CompTIA A+ Certified - Remote Support Technician (COMP001006357057). Developed various Web-based Tools utilized by Dell Technicians for the departments I've worked on. My duties as a Resolution Specialists range from Technical Knowledge on the Software and Hardware end. Troubleshooting know-how, Knowledge on dispatching & shipping parts through FedEx, USPS, Unisys, Bantec & Qualexserv, Call auditing & quality assurance, Trained on irate caller deescalation process. An experience I think that has great value is being Manager on Duty on the department's (SMB - Small & Medium Business) floor. Which meant that my duty was to manage all the calls coming in to our group and make sure the process would meet all the goals set by Dell's Global CCO (Call Forecast Dept.). This were I learned the call center aspect of the job such as metrics like AHT (Average Handle Time), ORR (Offer Run Rate), Measuring Inbound calls vs Intervals. Staffing vs Breaks & Lunches. From June up to know I have been working on the Process Engineering department as a Process analyst providing various reports on Call Handling, Staffing, RDR (Repeat Dispatch Rate) Metric. Have Advanced Excel & Intermediate MS Access skills. On the relationship & teamwork side of my work experience. I’ve been able to succeed with my teams by establishing great relationships with my teammates and this way, drive to influence them in a positive way, so they can visualize a goal in a manner they can reach and exceed the business’s expectations. My main focus has been to learn as much of the business and understand the best way at approaching the role I’ve had the opportunity of undertaking. Also, I’ve taken the task at analyzing and determine the most efficient path to reach the goals on the teams I have been a part of, and have definitely been successful at making the teams reach top spots in group rankings.

$11.11 /hr
1,108 hours

David A.

David A.

Business Analyst, Enterprise Architect - Engineer, and Project Manager

Nigeria - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

I'm a gifted Management Consultant with special focus and experience in Strategic Planning - management, Enterprise Architecture/Engineering, Products & Projects Business Process Architecture, Management, Business - Technology Management, Business Liaison, Operations - Service Delivery Management, etc. with the ability to proactively translate business/customers/users requirements/needs into solutions, while leveraging technology for competitive advantage, market leadership and sustainable performance.

60% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
1,174 hours

James H.

James H.

Business Consultant and Proposal Writer

Thailand - Tests: 6

"I was so impress that i gave him my next project to him without thinking for even 1 minute. " "Thank you very much Jim for writing a business/ Service proposal for our company and finish it two days before deadline, Very easy to get alone and communicate with. very fast responding at all the time. Jim we will definitely hire you again as a professional freelancer and would like to say thank you for the beautiful work you did for our company. Best of Luck !!" "Had a tight timeline and James made it happen. Great guy to work with and quality work! Would hire again for my next job " "The man can write, if you need Quality work, Jim is your Man. I will be working with Jim for a Long Long time" "James is a professional with great work ethics. I will definitely work with him again in the future . " Just some of my recent feedback from here on Upwork. You will be saying the same about me after we complete a project together. 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 five active oDesk contracts and my past experiences be your guide on my abilities and knowledge. Check out my LinkedIn profile to learn more about me.

95% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
1,757 hours

Swati P.

Swati P.

Expert Business Analyst, CBAP Trainer , Business Analysis Trainer, BPM

India - 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.

83% Job Success
$45.00 /hr
1,742 hours

Michael C.

Michael C. Agency Contractor

Operations Manager, Project Manager, Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Philippines - 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

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
7,393 hours

Celita R.

Celita R.

Operations, Administration, and Writing

United States - Tests: 4

Recently left a position with one of the world's "100 Best Global Brands" (as ranked by Interbrand). Last position held was in Wealth Management, where I managed an Operations area within the Customer Services Department. Most recently have worked for companies doing internet marketing, Wordpress sites, ecommerce, Google analytics, reporting, spreadsheeting, systems improvement, process documentation, quality assurance, systems training, copywriting, blogging, ghostwriting, and staff training. Also, have worked onsite doing receptionist work with multi-line phones, calendar management, email management, personal assistant work, and data entry. I started my career as an administration assistant and worked my way up, so have all skills from bottom to top of the range. I have been using computers since I was seven, so am comfortable with technology. I am also a lifelong learner, so I watch tutorials and take online courses to stay up to speed with new technologies and software. I'm looking for 40 hours a week, and don't mind taking a few smaller positions that add up to that.. I'm looking for variety and am reliable and consistent.

100% Job Success
$17.78 /hr
1,592 hours

Fanny Nathaniel

Fanny Nathaniel Agency Contractor

Facebook Ads Expert (Assess, Strategise, Implement & Manage)

India - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

Revelling in the best conversion rate I've had so far: 71.24% in a lead generation campaign that I launched on Facebook for my client 2 days ago (14Oct2014)!. I've increased the budget and I'm excited to see where this is going to take us :-) Update 31Oct2014: It's still holding between 69-70% conversion rate, tweaked the targeting, hiked the budget and keeping fingers crossed! Update 27Jan2015: Crossed a whopping 20,000 conversions in 3 months! Conversion Rate steady at around 50%. Update 3March2015: 25,000 leads in 18 weeks & counting! Conversion Rate holding around 50% with constant tweaks to audience, budget, ad copy, etc. 30March2015: I seem to have also hit the perfect balance for another client's lead generation campaign that gave us a CTR of 24.67% for just $27.63 (Cost per click: $0.02 - 1724 clicks in just 3 days). Although I have to admit that I haven't seen anything remotely close to this conversion rate, I strongly believe that of all internet marketing efforts, Facebook Advertising truly offers value for your money but only if your advertising campaigns are managed well. That's where I come in. So, if you are sitting on the fence about FB advertising as you just don't have the time or the right people to take the learning curve, you should seriously consider hiring me to get your targeted advertising off the ground. If you've already tasted how good FB advertising can be for your business, you should hire me to keep it flying high. Or if you are on the verge of giving up as you are just not able to figure out FB's idiosyncrasies, you could let me have a look at your ad campaigns and your landing pages to see if there's something you haven't tried yet. I have been managing Facebook advertising for clients since May 2013 and find it very rewarding both for my clients and for me! I have tried and tested several ads and campaigns and have created reporting systems that make some sense of Facebook's confusing reports. I've attended several webinars by experts and brainstormed a few. I maintain a close eye on ad/campaign performance and create new ads or edit existing ads according to audience reactions. I'm really good at creating landing pages that convert. I use Unbounce and LeadPages. I work well with design and development teams. I keep my finger on the pulse of what's happening so I'm usually full of new ideas on how to make campaigns better and laser focused on conversions. I have more than 20 years experience in managing projects, organising and simplifying complicated processes, creating appropriate documentation to capture important data, hiring staff, writing and editing content, transcribing audio clips, creating presentations, web research, etc. I worked as a personal assistant to top management in 4 different organisations (Calcutta Jute Industries, Growmore Business Associates, Maranatha Charitable Organisation, Willingdon Hospital) over a period of ten years (1988 to 1998) which included extensive administrative work involving independent decision-making and business correspondence. I also ran a small business for 12 years (1996 to 2008). I simultaneously worked in the field of clinical research as a freelance clinical trials coordinator in several hospitals in Chennai, India, which involved considerable documentation, data entry and compilation, independent correspondence, etc. Both these fields involved extensive data entry and database management. I have since headed a clinical research site management organisation, Merit Medical and Allied Sciences Pvt. Ltd. in Chennai as the CEO from 2007 to 2009. As it was a start up, I did everything that is required to set up the organisation from finding the right location, hiring the right staff, interacting with clients, putting together business proposals to setting up processes and documentation. In January 2010, I broke a leg in a road accident and this kept me confined to bed for a few months when I discovered working online through oDesk. There has been no turning back since then. It has been an awesome experience the last five years, working with clients from all over the world and I wouldn't exchange this for anything else!

Associated with: Competent Solutions, Competent Solutions

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
6,189 hours

Regina Gue

Regina Gue Agency Contractor

Result Driven and Customer Focused Administrative Support

Philippines - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 3

Am passionate about providing efficient business solutions to my clients. Dependable and proficient in data entry and database management functions, I also boast to be a quick learner who's very result oriented. I love learning new things; research work appeals much to me. On top of that, I also love information gathering, data mining and playing with numbers; as a by product , presentation is also one of my strong points - . Formal employment wise, I have had approximately 10 years with the customer service industry and I find joy in making situations better for the people I work with. I have had experience with continuous improvement and it's one of the skills that I've built with the people I've worked with. Never be satisfied with status quo as your competitors will definitely gain a lead on you - I don't want to end up saying "Who Moved My Cheese?" Should there be projects involving learning, growth and improvement, let's talk. :)

Associated with: Brilliant Solutions, Ferrero

98% Job Success
$9.00 /hr
5,180 hours