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FRANCISCO LEAL GON ALVES
Address: Calle Maresme, ¼ – Barcelona Spain
DOB: th December
Currently I am working at Schneider Electric in Barcelona, Spain. I have completed a BA Hons
degree in Spanish and English at a British university. I am an open, friendly and confident person
who is flexible with others. I am an active socialiser who likes to make new acquaintances and
seek out new involvements. I am able to work with all types of people. I am a selfstarter who is
determined to succeed in a career within the business, sales or tourism industry.
I am an effective communicator and am able to work with others. An important part of my degree
course and work at Schneider Electric, Vodafone, IBM and Aashima Technology involved
customer service, group work on presentations, interview techniques and translation skills.
When working alone I can plan and organise my own work efficiently. I also have the ability to
complete projects to meet deadlines.
I speak English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently. As part of my degree course I spent a year
studying in Spain at the University of Salamanca. I have also studied one year in Germany on a
School Exchange programme where I learned to speak German and Italian. Through study and
travel I have improved my knowledge of the various cultures as well as improving my social
skills. I have also become familiar with the politics, history and geography of many countries.
I am P.C literate and fully conversant with Microsoft Office, NT Explorer, Windows
Applications, Outlook, Lotus Notes, Navision, CPMA, DPU, Siebel, Pacs and I also possess
excellent Internet skills. I have also undergone customer awareness and further computing
My main duties at Aashima Technology were: Relationship management, try to expand the
existing clientele, process orders, manage outstanding invoices, monitoring logistics and
acquisitions via events, advertisements.
As a Sales Account at Vodafone, I had a vast number of customers to which I was responsible for
providing a good, efficient service as well as satisfy all of their needs.
Currently at Schneider Electric APCMGE the key focus of my role is to maintain and ensure
growth of the sales and market share of APCMGE products, services and programs by supporting
the APCMGE Sales Team in conducting targeted outbound calling campaigns. These campaigns
will focus on:
Follow up on leads received from Marcom activities.
Develop vertical named accounts in the Preferred Account segment , – ,
employees in order to build project funnel and or close sales opportunities.
Develop named accounts from our Enterprise customer segment in order build project
Support the Schneider ElectricAPCMGE /Authorised/Certified Partner Program CRPP
by calling on a named list focused on recruitment and development of partners.
Follow up on expiring warranties and service contracts and drive renewals
Reporting on activities completed in agreed format
Supporting selected sales events, trade shows etc
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION
/ Liverpool John Moores University
BA Honours degree in Modern languages Spanish
and English for speakers of other languages. : achieved.
/ University of Salamanca, Spain
Erasmus year, completed study on Spanish Cities.
/ Liverpool Community College
Distinction gained for completion of English language course.
/ Escola Secundaria, D. Dinis, Coimbra, Portugal
Equivalent to GCE Advanced Level passes, Grade C and above.
/ Jacob Grimm Schulle, Kassel, Germany
School exchange programme – Equivalent of G.C.S.E
passes, including English and Mathematics.
Feb / Now
Development Inside Sales Representative at Schneider Electric in
May / Feb Sales Account at Vodafone, Portugal
Portuguese Account Manager at Aashima Technology
Oct / Aug
Helpdesk analyst at IBM, Manchester, England.
Bar Attendant at El Divino Bar, Ibiza, Spain.
Nov / May
Bar Attendant and Public Relations Supervisor at Berlin Bar, Salamanca,
Jun / Sept
Real Estate Agent at CPCV, Imobiliar’s, Coimbra, Portugal.
Oct / Dec
Retail Assistant at Woolworths, Allerton, Liverpool. P/T
Oct. / May
Bar Attendant at Blundellsands Hotel, Liverpool. P/T
I am interested in languages and travel. I have travelled extensively and have visited most of
Europe and countries such as Thailand, India, China, Nepal, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar,
Vietnam, Cambodia, Hong Kong, UAE, Australia, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Turkey,
Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Poland, Estonia, Latvia,
Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Morocco. I enjoy learning about other civilisations and often
read National Geographic, a magazine I have collected for years.
I am a member of a cultural organization named ASSOCIATION FOR CULTURAL
INTERVENTION LOST OBJECTS.
I like to Scuba Diving, I am a certified member of PADI certificate which I obtained in a diving
course in Koh Tao Thailand, I also enjoy football, volleyball and swimming. I try to maintain a
level of fitness by attending a gym regularly.
Sales Manager Coordinator Vodafone
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Team Leader ExxonMobil Eastern & Central European helpdesk
Lotus notes: Calvin Ingham/UK/IBM@IBMGB
Manpower Managed Services
Jackson House, Sale
Lotus notes: helen nulty/UK/Contr/IBM@IBMGB
Adrian McGrath Spanish lecturer
Liverpool John Moores University