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Resume for Safwan J. for Executive Manager in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

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Country: Syrian Arab Republic City: Damascus
State: Dimashq ZIP: 33130

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Safwan J.
Career Objective:
A business professional with + years of extensive experience in general management, brand
management and developing sales/marketing strategies, seeking a senior position in a progressive
organization to contribute applied skills in driving tangible organizational objectives and charting
a mutual growth path.
Working Experience:
A Jan – Now: MABCO / Deputy General Manager
MABCO is an official distributor of NOKIA mobiles in Syria, as well as a main distributor for
other brands like Sony Ericsson, I phone, ACER computers, HP computers, SONY games. It is
committed to provide a highlevel customer care in selling and maintaining cellular phones,
accessories and electronics through its showrooms, branches and outstanding distribution
network. It aims at using investment opportunities in high technology sector to provide customers
with hightech cellular phones and IT products with unique aftersales service.
• Handling the financial and logistics affairs, managing marketing activities and
participating in business development process.
Job Responsibilities:
• Studying, analyzing, amending and approving the budget before reporting to the GM
• Monitoring the spending process to ensure that the actual expenses match the budget.
• Managing the logistics process including placing the orders, paying for the imports,
supervising the shipping phase and clearing the products from the customs.
• Ensuring that the company meets the suppliers' standards to get the incentives.
• Conducting the marketing activities including setting the marketing strategy, focusing on
the competition, coordinating with the sales force to achieve the sales target, preparing
the advertising and promotional campaigns.
• Contributing in business development plans to add new products/activities to the
company collection.
Sep – Dec : MABCO / Marketing Manager
• Spearheaded the promotional/ advertising campaigns for showrooms in Syria,
encapsulated the campaign results of the chain of showrooms and reported the same to
higher authorities for further decision making.
• Setting the marketing plan Monitoring the sales performance – Following up the
purchase orders to maintain a feasible level of stock.
Job Responsibilities:
• Developing/monitoring annual marketing plans for company, organizing and executing
marketing activities. Analyzing and suggesting marketing strategies to increase market
share by guiding the sales team.
• Updating and analyzing market estimates for product categories, examining competitive
products in the market, and drawing comparison based on features, price, design,
distribution, and other factors.
• Planning advertising/promotional campaigns with key retailers/end users, preparing
advertising strategies, merchandising initiatives including new product launch plans and
interacting with PR as well as channel marketing teams to increase the traffic to service
centers and augment sales in showrooms and distribution networks.
• Reviewing sales forecast to identify opportunities through promotion, providing inputs to
sales department for better product distribution.
• Researching the current market scenario, undertaking competitive analysis and capturing
new business opportunities. Analyzing/preparing sales forecast and actual sales reports
and submitting the same to the senior authorities for further decision making.
B September – July / Reem Plastics
The organization aims to provide market with word class plastic products, focusing on setting
highest standards of service/innovation in several categories. Reem Plastics focused in two
main streams of businesses namely household line and industrial services line.
Inducted in the organization as Financial Accountant, charted a phenomenal growth curve to
merit promotion from Project Manager, Marketing and Sales Director to Director
Designation Chronology:
• Feb – Jul : Director General
• Oct – Feb : Marketing and Sales Director
• May – Mar : Project Manager
• Sep – Oct : Financial Accountant
Director General February – July :
• Marshaled capacity to % by way of defining annual objects/targets for each
department and formulated expansion plan of organization.
• Instituted new centers/stores in main cities, developed an advanced method of
distributing products, set up system support and operational functions to maximize local
outputs of marketing/sales departments and overall sales to %.
Job responsibilities:
• Set the company objectives according to the board of directors' vision, identified each
department's objectives to achieve the main company goals.
• Reviewed and analyzed periodically business results, forecasting of financial
figures and market trends and took corrective measures as necessary to achieve
stated business goals and report to top management.
• Directed and coordinated all company departments’ activities through technical
and functional managers and supervisors and developed and monitored short and
long range goals in order to meet business and profitability growth objectives.
• Prepared annual budget, submitted the same to top management ensuring compliance
with objectives of the company.
• Ensured availability of balanced resources Human Resources Equipment and
Stocks in order to maintain cost effective operations and support business
• Standardized production orders with optimal utilization of resources, maintaining defined
level of stock and maximized profits at minimal costs.
• Monitored the market situation and competitors’ activities to identify business
threats and opportunities. Boosted export sales by recruiting competent new agents
from Gulf area/North Africa, conducted training sessions to develop the employees
• Set up plans for newly introduced products, involved in product designing and
established optimal level of stock to be maintained for raw material/finished product.
• Monitored quality control of the firm by implementing ISO procedures. Developed
system to reward/reprimand employees to enhance abilities of organization work force.
Marketing and Sales Director October – February :
• Orchestrated sales plan resulting in augmenting sales by %.
• Played pivotal role to recruit competent sales agents, conducted training sessions to
develop new recruits to enable enhancement of exports.
Job responsibilities:
• Organized advertising/promotional campaigns on behalf of organization, participated in
local/foreign exhibitions, trade fairs/seminars to be well informed of latest trends.
• Provided inputs to production department for future product development.
• Assisted in defining/executing strategic marketing/sales plans and validating new product
ideas with customers.
• Developed workable implementation plans, communicated changes effectively, built
commitment, surmounted resistance, monitored transition and evaluated results.
• Researched current market scenario, competitor analysis and decided upon latest designs
for product collection.
Project Manager May – Mars :
• Maneuvered full spectrum of project activities involving mould preparation, plastic
component production and assembling of final unit right from roll out to completion.
Job responsibilities:
• Designed plan layout, reverted with production schedules and tracked mouldproducing
status to ensure project completion within contract defined time limits.
• Maintained chart of raw materials in stock, identified inventory requirements, placed an
order with purchase department, arranged for prompt payment and congregated
• Released production orders for plastic components ascertaining conformity with
assembling plan.
• Identified requirement of work force, assisted to recruit staff on temporary/contractual
basis, conducted training sessions, developed staff to systematize assembly line.
• Dispatched finished products to end users at set deadline, and in line with
financial/administrative procedures.
Financial Accountant September – October :
Job responsibilities:
• Performed several accounting tasks such as posting to journal/ledger, accounts
payable/receivable, generated income/financial statements to guarantee accurate/
complete records of monetary transaction.
• Prepared, submitted monthly/quarterly/annual MIS report

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