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Olivier BALAVOINE

NEW YORK

En résumé

Skype Pseudo: balavoineo

International Skills: A Life experience and sixth-sense development
• Recognize that keeping an open mind helps break-down barriers
• Smile and be oneself: it establishes a relationship
• Speak English, Spanish and French with good Mandarin Chinese base
• Have lived and worked in Ivory Coast, England, China and Mexico
• Integrate cultural differences quickly
• Comprehend importance of global vision in today's world without forgetting local needs
• Find solutions which are inventive

Business Selling Skills: Targeting the Supply and Demand
• Define and convince my client what he needs
• Believe in self-motivation and team work to accomplish that task
• Incorporate benchmarking in decision making process: Curiosity for competitors products
• Negotiate with buyer from the smallest to the most international clients in every kind of market
• Build a long terms partnership with my distributors in their organization and buying opportunities
• Meet my yearly sales targets

Engineering Skills which apply to Sales: Building and Manufacturing the goods
Earned a degree in Civil and Coastal Engineering: Plymouth University, England
• Plan and budget with cost-efficiencies restraints for the work to be done
• Design and construct project
* Integrate manufacturing techniques with their machinery and process limits
* Insure Quality Assurance with precise procedures and quality criteria
• Participate in Bidding, Contracting and Supervising processes

Project Management and Communication Skills: Building a team
Embrace power of communications
• Bring people with different expertise and background towards the same goal:
* Help create and define common rules to work together
* Instill team work values
* Define tasks of team members according to abilities and set goals
* Evaluate and define improvement points
• Build and nurture bridges between departments of the company
• Recognize individual accomplishment

Mes compétences :
Asie
Chine
Interculturalité
Network
USA
Veille
Veille stratégique

Entreprises

  • Projets+ Associations - 2006-2007-2008 - International Development

    maintenant Bénévole, Projets associatifs, voir de societe...
    BZH NETWORK
    www.bzhnetwork.com
    Co-administrateur du hub "BZH NETWORK" sur Viaduc dont l'objectif vise à consolider un réseau breton de professionnels à la fois en Bretagne et à l'international.

    DIASPORA ECONOMIQUE BRETONNE
    www.institut-locarn.com/diaspora
    Correspondant "NYC" dans le cadre du projet DEB initié par l'Institut de Locarn.

    BZH-NY - BZHNETWORK USA.
    http://www.bzh-ny.org
    L'association verra le jour très prochainement, elle visera le rapprochement de la Bretagne et du Tri-State NY-CT-NJ. Elle souhaite notamment contribuer à la promotion culturelle et économique de la Bretagne aux USA. Elle s'appuie sur un réseau constitué à ce jour de 450 contacts et de 20 Membres Actifs.
  • ARCO, INC - International Business Development

    2006 - 2006 ARCO, INC. provides worldwide procurement, trading and distribution of electronic components and system products.


    Our Mission is
    To be our clients’ preferred strategic source fulfilling their ever-changing needs in the dynamic global technology markets,

    To build long-standing relationships with our clients, vendors and associates each to its own unique requirement
  • ARC International - Export Sales Manager Mexico D.F, Mexico

    Arques 2002 - 2006 Export Sales Manager of Colombia, Venezuela, Central America and Caribbean Regions
    Business Development Manager for B to B in Mexico.

    Responsible for all sales and marketing initiatives in order to increase sales, market share and brand awareness within all potential distribution networks (Food service, Retail, B to B) and for all brands of the group in portfolio (Arcoroc, Luminarc, Cristal D'arques, Studio Nova, Mikasa and Salviati).

    Active in the Business Strategy and future development of the group in the region through markets studies, local competitors benchmarking and markets share analysis.
    Studied the Opportunities of opening an Inbound Distribution Center in the region.

    Turn Over of 5 Millions USD
  • SYSTRA - Civil Engineer and Quality Assurance Manager Shenzhen, P.R of China

    Paris 1999 - 2002 SYSTRA, Shenzhen, P.R. of China: 2000-2002
    Resident Assistant Manager, Quality Assurance Manager for the Design Phase
    Assisted the Resident Manager for the supervision of the Tunneling Works by Earth Pressure Balanced Shield method on inter-stations (3 contracts, 5 TBMs) of the first Phase of the Shenzhen Metro Construction (2 lines, 20 km, 17 stations), in particular for Quality Assurance activities.

    SYSTRA, Rennes, FRANCE 1999
    Assistant Site Engineer
    Assisted the Site Manager for the construction of the VAL type (AGT) Rennes metro tunnel by Earth Pressure Balanced Shield
    (EPBS method).
  • COLAS (BOUYGUES) - Site Manager , Abidjan, IVORY COAST

    Boulogne-Billancourt 1997 - 1997 COLAS (BOUYGUES), Abidjan, IVORY COAST 1997
    Site Manager.
    Managed a team of fourty men and twenty Engines. (100 kms of double lane road).
    Site Executive, responsible for different phases of road construction: Built a 40m length bridge, built concrete box culvert, managed earthworks, put in place different layers of road.

Formations

  • University Of Plymouth (Plymouth)

    Plymouth 1997 - 1999 Civil and Coastal Engineering

    2 Erasmus Years
  • Université Rennes 1

    Rennes 1995 - 1997 TP - Amenagement

    http://www.stillincontact.com/
  • Lycée La Croix Rouge

    Brest 1990 - 1995 BAC E ou ST

    Reponsable du Foyer - Surveillant

    Des Annees d'Internat Inoubliables

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