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Country: Colombia City: Bogotá
State: Bolivar Department ZIP: 57016

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Christelle M. 

Via Sergio Tofano ,       Nationality: French

RosignanoSolvay Li Italy    Gender: Female

Mobile: +        Date of birth:  Sept



Highly motivated procurement and logistics specialist with six years of experience in large scale development program and operations management. Multilingual institutional capacity builder with a detailed knowledge and overseas experience of international markets and best practice in the field of public procurement and supply chain management. Effective communicator who built relationships with host government and private firms serving as a publicprivate sector liaison and policy coordinator. Resourceful negotiator who produced outstanding results while working under great pressure in hardship locations.

Key skills  
  • Energetic, resourceful and focused approach to problem solving.
  • Enthusiastic team player and communicator at all levels.
  • Fluent English, French and Arabic speaker.
  • Global thinker with a great knowledge of international markets.
  • Career resume  

    Capacity Development Program Manager     

        SBH LLC, Global Construction Consulting Firm, Baghdad, Iraq. 

  • Monitored the financial and operational execution of Operation and Maintenance projects having a combined value of million dollars, in support of the Iraq Ministries of Oil, Electricity, Water and Transportation.
  • Developed and implemented O&M OnTheJob training projects for local SMEs in collaboration with the Iraq Ministries of Education and Construction and Housing.
  • Expanded the Webinar project that delivers Civil Engineering online classes to local construction SMEs in cooperation with the American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE. Developed partnerships with Baghdad Academic Institutions and the Iraq Ministry of Construction and Housing. Organized seminars and increased local SME participation to these workshops of %.
  • Monitored the Women Initiative project that promotes Iraqi WomenOwned businesses. Facilitated the award of , United States Government contracts to these companies with an overall value of million dollars.

    Professor of Contracting and Acquisition attached to the Iraq MTDC  

    MPRI, Global Government Consulting Company, Baghdad, Iraq. 

  • Headed the overall planning and implementation of training programs on procurement within the Iraq Ministerial Training and Development Center of the Iraq Ministry of Defense.
  • Analyzed internal procurement processes in cooperation with civil servants of the Contracting Directorate, developed and implemented curricula, lesson plans, and training support packages based upon World Bank standards in English and Arabic.
  • Conducted all training to civilians and military personnel of the Iraq Ministry of Defense including management and ministerial level training for the initial TraintheTrainer period while Iraqi counterparts learned the process and worked as teaching assistants.
  • Developed the course sequence of the Procurement training package now serving as the institutional standard and consistent with the stepingrade civil servant development goals of the MTDC.
  • Delivered training hours to employees of the Iraq Ministry of Defense and trained Iraqi counterparts.

    Operations Manager         

    Agility / PWC, Baghdad, Iraq. 

  • Monitored the operational execution of a warehouse and distribution contract in support of several Iraq ministries and having a combined value of million dollars.
  • Directed and coordinated land and rail operations in a wartime contingency environment between two warehouse distribution centers Abu Ghraib warehouse and the Port of Um Qasr and ministries central warehouses.
  • Served as a liaison to the Programs Section of the United States Project Contracting Office PCO and the Iraq Ministries of Oil, Health, Education and Transportation.
  • Coordinated over missions with destinations throughout Iraq delivering hospital and school equipment, construction material, vehicles and spare parts.
  • Initiated internal metrics measuring performance, standardized processes and imposed best practice principles project wide which resulted in a raise of % of operations capabilities.

    Senior Project Coordinator       

    PWC, Global Logistics Firm, Kuwait. 

  • Set up from the offset the Iraq Project Department providing administrative support to field projects in Iraq.
  • Supervised a multicultural team of employees involved with procurement, finance and logistics operations.
  • Developed and implemented corporate policies and Standard Operating Procedures for procurement and contracting, finance and human resources.
  • Took the lead on several humanitarian projects involving liaison between the Iraq Ministries of Health and Education, the Kuwait Humanitarian Operations Center HOC and corporate headquarters for the transportation and distribution of basic supplies to the population of Iraq.
  • Export Manager Assistant         

        MAExport, Import Export Company, Paris – France. 

  • Managed the Western African region export zone and handled the commercial and administrative management of international contracts.
  • Drafted commercial proposals based on incoterms, conducted negotiations with suppliers, freight forwarders and customers and opened letters of credit with banks.
  • Directed and coordinated land and sea transportation of goods and liaised with insurance, inspection and customs agents.
  • Developed new product range and expanded suppliers database.
  • Increased corporate turnover of % and expanded export zone to Ghana, Nigeria and Congo.

    Business Development Assistant       

    Cedar Scientific Research, newly created Clinical Research SME, Beirut Lebanon. 

  • Developed corporate business opportunities with the United States, Europe and the
  •    MiddleEast.

  • Analyzed the clinical research market and participated in the elaboration and
  • implementation of the marketing and sales plan.

  • Designed company’s brochure and set up website from the offset and launched
  •    publicity campaigns in international professional magazines EMWA, DIA.

  • Drafted commercial proposals and conducted business negotiations with
  • international pharmaceutical firms and local agents leading to the award of contracts.

    Specific skills  
  • Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Microsoft Project, Visio,
  •    Oracle, Maximo

  • Incoterms
  • Public Procurement Standards World Bank, UNCITRAL, EU, FAR
  • Public Procurement legal framework WTO/GPA, EU, UNCITRAL
  • Animated as a volunteer educational activities in the French language for children
  • aged from to in Lebanon within the association "Grain de FOLIE" France Ou Liban Imagination D'Enfant and raised funds for the association JulyAugust

    Professional development  
  • Arabic language advanced course at the University St Joseph, Lebanon July
  •       November

  • Italian language intensive course, Italy MarchApril
  • Basic and advanced Intercultural Partnering and Conflict Resolution training, United
  •    States July

  • Arabic language advanced course at the Kuwait University Language Center, Kuwait
  • Education  

    Master’s degree in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development           

    International Training Center of the International Labour Organization ILO, Turin Italy. 

  • Legal framework of Public Procurement WTO/GPA, EU, UNCITRAL
  • Procurement Management of Goods, Services and Works
  • Eprocurement
  • PublicPrivate partnerships
  • Contract Administration and Dispute Settlement
  • Economics of Public Procurement, Logistics
  • Socially and Environmentally Responsible Public Procurement
  • Public Procurement International Best Practice World Bank, UNCITRAL and EU
  • standards

  • Research paper: “Sustainable Public Procurement: barriers or opportunities for SMEs in Colombia”

        Post Master’s degree in International Trade and Arabic DESS   

    INALCOla Sorbonne, Paris. Specialization in Business Negotiation. 

  • International Trade Technics incoterms , customs, logistics
  • Countryrisk, Marketing, Commercial Law
  • International Fiscality, Statistics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Islamology
  • Geopolitics of the Arab World, economical, political and judicial Arabic
  • Feasibility study on the cold chain market in Kuwait and Egypt

    Master’s degree in International Trade and Arabic DREC   

    INALCOla Sorbonne, Paris. 

    Bachelor’s degree in International Trade and Arabic    

    INALCOla Sorbonne, Paris. 

    Associate’s degree level in European Law      

    Paris XII University, Paris.

  • French: Native language.
  • English: Fluent.
  • Arabic: Written and spoken Classical and Lebanese Arabic.
  • Italian: Written and spoken.
  • German: Basic knowledge.

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