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Ms. Henar A. ,
Rue des Bollandistes
OBJECTIVE & PERSONAL
Seeking a challenging
management position in Belgium in the area of Sales and Marketing.
Particularly interested to work in multicultural environments and across
a broad range of business activities.
Selfdriven candidate with
initiative and problemsolving skills.
Strong analytical mindset
and results oriented. Have an eye for detail.
Good team player with the
ability to lead multicultural groups. Able to work autonomously.
Ability to prioritize and
organize resources to achieve what it is business critical / urgent.
Flexible, willing and able
to adapt to change in dynamic environments. Ability to work under pressure.
Good oral, written and listening
Confident to deal comfortably
with all levels of management.
Mother tongue, Advanced level of English Certificate of Proficiency
in English University of Cambridge and French DELF certificate
Ministère de l'Education Nationale Français. Basic Italian and
Marketing Planning Manager Bobcat & Utility Equipment EMEA Doosan Infracore,
Market Analyst Bobcat EMEA Ingersoll Rand, Belgium.
Internal Audit Manager Corporate Assurance
Basell Polyolefins, Belgium & Germany
Supply Chain Rep to Six Sigma project
Basell Polyolefins, Belgium
Logistics Contract Administrator Basell
Customer Response Representative Cisco
PA to Food General Manager Carrefour Merchandises
/ / Assistant
to various departments Seagate
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL
Master of Business Administration
Graduated with Honours Solvay Business School – ULB Belgium
Bachelor’s Degree in Management Sciences University of the Basque
Professional Trainings: °
Six Sigma Green Belt
: Standard Knowledge & Quality Auditor Training
Internal Auditor Degree in progress
Sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel,
OBIEE Oracle Business Intelligence, Cognos, Data Warehouse for
SAP and Oracle, SAP R/ Sales and Distribution production Modules.
CAREER HISTORY, RESPONSIBILITIES
Bobcat EMEA, Belgium.
Construction Equipment business of the Korean conglomerate The Doosan
Group. Bobcat has manufacturing plants in six countries around the
globe with annual sales of approximately US$. billion. Doosan adquired
Bobcat from Ingersoll Rand in Nov .
Responsible for the
Bobcat and Utility Equipment Portable Power
Marketing Planning Department with / direct reports Market
Analysts and directly reporting to the VP Marketing EMEA.
Lead of the Sales, Inventory
and Operations Planning SIOP process in EMEA and coordinate the
Supply Team in Ireland to ensure prompt and accurate submission of the
Demand and Supply Forecast. Correct Retail, Wholesale and Order to Factory
Planning always monitoring adequate levels of inventory. Risk Assessment.
Reporting Support the Line
managers of different business units products lines by providing
insight of the Industry trends and company performance to
ease validation of their business strategy. Facilitate decision
Lead the Annual Operating
Plan Marketing Plans and Quotas and active member of the Long
Development of Oracle Business
Intelligence OBI with Bobcat and Utility Equipment Portable Power
monthly Dashboards and Reports on sales volumes and Market Share information.
Market Analyst /
Monthly forecast of over
attachments following a fast moving goods pattern and carrier Options
Issue of monthly Dashboards
and Reports for different stakeholders to monitor the company performance
and enable appropriate decision making.
Analysis of Industry,
Company performance and evolution of market share.
Elaborated “Utopia Reporting”
project and presented to Top management. Several of my dashboards and
proposals such as the alignment of reporting dashboards with the new
corporate strategy and a bottom up forecast at model level are being
already implemented throughout the organisation.
Successfully found replacements
for two team members going on maternity leave at the same time which
ensured departmental continuity. Trained newcomers on time to cover
vacancies. Additionally, achieved to efficiently manage the Marketing
and Planning department in the absence of another third team member,
gone on parental leave during the same period.
Launched successfully and
according to schedule the Utility Equipment Portable Power Bottom
Up Forecast tool in OBI. Provided training
to key Sales and Marketing users on this IT tool. Accomplished correction
of Data Accuracy issues essential to the business and required for the
Internal Audit Manager /
Belgium & Germany Privately held & former JV between
BASF & Shell. Petrochemical manufacturing: Plastics & Rubber.
Annual turnover of € . billion & , employees, with manufacturing
operations in countries.
Main activity was internal
to add value and improve the effectiveness of Corporate Risk Management
wide Compliance Audits & an active member of the audit team in Worldwide
Business Assurance assignments.
control mechanisms and provided recommendations for better adherence
to company policies.
Corporate Risk Assessment for the development of Annual Audit Plan.
Controlled time budget management and audit followup planning.
Focal point for Corporate
Initiative led by Roland Berger to reduce departmental costs by € million
over years. Annual Internal Audit budget ca. € . millions.
Demonstrated initiative on
joining the Internal Audit function by successfully completing an audit
report before receiving
Acted on personal
initiative to create an automated departmental administration platform
and redesigned the internal audit website. Established remote access
and modus operandi for all team members located across EU and the USA.
Supply Chain Representative
to Six Sigma project / /
This project reviewed
the Extra Freight Cost EFC generation along the Purchase to Pay PP
process across Europe. Covering € million/year and ca. posted
invoice documents/month. Two main objectives were set up and achieved
by the following actions:
. Review invoice processing
and payment by analysing and managing problems along the EU supply chain.
. Reduce the amount
of EFCs by identifying and tackling the key root causes.
value analysis & improvement of work procedures in the areas of
logistics, finance and sales.
and analysis of EFCs incurred in the PP process notably return and
rush orders. i.e. insufficient storage vs. Customer Service Groups
CSG management issues; root cause for rush deliveries.
implementation of workflow methods within CSG in the UK for better management
of quayside stocks avoid violation of FIFO rule.
Performance Indicators KPIs to monitor & measure achieved supply
chain savings: Realised savings of € million over the first year.
with Cap Gemini consultants for the development of new ERP SAP transaction
to improve transportation extra freight cost tracking system and convinced
CSG to start using new tool.
across all parties in the PP process: Local Shipping, CSG, Central
Logistics, Central Finance
Logistics Contract Administrator
for Spain, France, Italy & UK Supply Chain /
Basell Polyolefins resulted
from the merger of Montell, Elenac and Targor in October . As part
of the merger synergy savings were associated towards implementing
a new approach to central procurement, based on volume purchasing and
increased used of centralised negotiated contractual agreements by local
shipping offices. Total volume € million/year, shipments/year,
shipping points in Europe.
and Strategic Sourcing for freight cost optimisation. Analysis of geographical
distribution of customers, main logistics flows outbound and internal
transfers and duration of active contractual agreements.
KPI’s related to total use of centralized agreements vs. total volume,
analysis of deviations and implementation of ad hoc corrective actions.
Extra Freight Costs and maintained freight contracts in SAP with updates.
savings in total transportation costs by taking part in the renegotiation
of new transportation contracts, introduction of competition amongst
suppliers, purchase of higher volumes and granting suppliers with attractive
routes to ensure loads for returns trips.
material and provided training to internal customers Finance Shared
Center and the logistics groups at European Local Shipping Offices
on the correct use of the newly unified ERP SAP system and selection
of appropriate suppliers. Results on target: Ratio Use of Contractual
Agreements vs. Total volume %.
Instructed Transportation Vendors on correct invoice issuing to minimize
discrepancies with Basell monthly generated Selfbilling. Reduced in
% total number of invoices.
combine successfully a full time job in Belgium and studies in Universities
in Spain & Belgium by obtaining Bachelor of Business Administration
and MBA degree.
organized Internal Audit Seminar held in Cambridge University for
attendants including senior management.
My Name was
mentioned and a picture of me published in Basell Horizons a quarterly
publication for and about Basell employees worldwide showing gratitude
for my contribution to Six Sigma project Purchase to Pay.
sports: fitness and swimming.
world current affaires, learning languages, traveling and interior design.