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Vallen , Gnarp, S,
Sweden | Congreso , , DF, Mexico City, Mexico
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and goaloriented sales professional with demonstrated track record
increasing revenue and building strong client relationships.
Identify and cultivate
new accounts while providing consistently exceptional level of service
to existing client base. Savvy communicator with ability to present
business value of cuttingedge products and services to senior executives
and key business stakeholders. Extensive international experience across
the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Solid experience
leading sales development for startup and entrepreneurial endeavors.
Core competencies include:
Client Engagement Management
Business Development Planning
Strategic Planning &
Complex transaction intensive
Robust Revenue & Sales
Innovative Problem Solving
Team Management / Mentoring
Startup / Highgrowth Organizations
Executing overseas activities
UNICEF, Kandahar & Kabul, Afghanistan
and Abbottabad, Pakistan −
Served in several
key leadership roles for United Nations Children’s Fund providing
emergency relief on a global scale.
Kandahar, Afghanistan, –
Led Operations Group
in highly volatile location. Managed member team, including training
and human resources operations. Held responsibility for processing
local purchase requests and complete financial accountability for total
throughput of $M USD. Oversaw all aspects of contracting and procurement,
supply, logistics, administration, and IT. Ensured security of assets,
resources, systems, and information.
Orchestrated physical relocation
to more secure facility location while continuing to effectively manage
team members and resources.
MANAGER AI, Kabul, Afghanistan,
team for UNICEF Administration. Oversaw Movement Control MOVCON process,
facility management, transport unit, and common services and premises.
Implemented new asset control mechanisms to improve asset management
Orchestrated process improvements
to streamline and centralize asset management system valued at $.+M
USD utilized throughout Afghanistan.
MANAGER, Kabul, Afghanistan, –
for revolving $M USD in inventory and a total throughput of $M+ of
emergency supplies transported throughout Afghanistan through strategic
hubs with no loss or damage; remained consistently alert to potential
threats to the operation and collaborated closely with all counterparts.
Managed team of + individuals. Oversaw warehouse and inventory management,
payment processing, transportation, and customs clearances. Handled
local and international procurement of $M+.
Significantly improved and
reduced warehouse space by % with related cost savings.
Forged strong relationship
with Ministry of Interior Protocol Department and Chief of Customs to
ensure timely processing of shipments without interruption.
Ensured that no pilferage
occurred while facilitating warehousing and transportation throughout
AB / TELIASONERA GROUP, Stockholm, Sweden −
Recruited as part
of member team to establish new outsourcing billing unit Telia Billing
subsequent to telecommunications deregulation; success lead to acquisition
by Sergel Kredittjänster, Sweden’s largest debt collection company
and a part of TeliaSonera Group.
KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER,
for all aspects of sales operations, including lead generation, business
development, and sale close. Developed highlevel sales strategy to
capture key target markets. Administered sales and event budget. Communicated
regularly with potential and existing accounts to ensure consistent
delivery of services and maintain high client satisfaction.
Led sales of portfolio encompassing
Billing and CRM, Content Billing and Clearing, Accounts Receivable,
Debt Collection, and Surveillance targeting transaction intensive services,
ISP’s, MNO’s, MVNO’s and startup of service providers.
Successfully generated new
businesses and negotiated deals with senior executives of key clients
TELIATELECOM AND TELIA
INTERNET / TELIASONERA GROUP, Sundsvall, Sweden −
development and administration during highgrowth phase of Internet
AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, INTERNET / BROADBAND PRODUCTION, TELIATELECOM
/ TELIA INTERNET −
MANAGER, Telia TeleComAB, −
for production and development of hosting, streaming, and access services
for leading Internet provider in Scandinavia. Managed diverse crossfunctional
project teams representing system owners, product owners, and production
units. Led research and development efforts and oversaw quality of service
initiatives. Continued to direct research, production, development of
innovative Web Hotel services, including full accountability for release
management planning, documentation, and client alerts. Handled budget
planning / administration.
Improved collaboration between
system and product teams through implementation of Virtual Product Networks
to enable visualization of resources and engagements across projects.
as Diplomatic Appointee as United Nations Military Observer in Georgia
/ Abkhazia and Ethiopia / Eritrea,
Logistics Emer. Manager in Pakistan Earthquake,
Logistics Officer with IFOR – Swedish Armed Forces, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
and Ski Instructor with Hassela Hotel, Sweden.
MID SWEDEN UNIVERSITY,
Master of Science
in Business Administration, Major in Marketing
Master Essay: Strategies
at Internationalization – Planned or Urgent won Best Master Essay
Driving License, AB •
Sales Management – Euro Business School, Sweden •
Business Mindedness – Telia Billing, Sweden • The BillingCollege – London, England •
Project Management – Telia Education, Sweden • Trainee program – Telia Group, Sweden •
Basic Course IT Communication – STF, Sweden • Group Dynamics and Leadership UGL
– Military Academy, Sweden
Logistic Officer on
Brigade Level • Decorated with Latvian Minister of Defence
Medal for Distinguished Service at Latvian Embassy in Sweden •
Royal War College, Captain, Borensberg, Sweden • Military Academy, Second Lieutenant,
Halmstad, Sweden • Logistic Platoon Leader Training at
Officers Training School, I Gävle, Sweden
Member, Crisis Management
Member, Parish Council • Member, Parish Executive Board •
Founding Member, “For MultiActivity Centre in Gnarp” •
Member, Municipality Football Association • Vice President and Creator of OAAS University
Association: Officers Association for Academics in Sundsvall