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Expert in Maritime Procurement

Expert ID: 736770 Turkey

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Expert is a business professional with +17 years of experience in multinational scale, mainly on maritime and shipping, vessel fleet management and all types of marine procurement, logistics, market analysis, business development, business process design, data protection, and IT management (IoT, AI, Navigation Analytics, Telematics, Satcom, etc.)

Interpersonal Skills: Highly committed, business-focused, multi-task professional, and enthusiastic individual with astounding communication and people leadership skills.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2003 Degree: MBA Subject: Economics (bilingual learning: French & English) Institution: Galatasaray University, Istanbul (L’Université de Galatasaray)
Year: 2000 Degree: Bachelors Subject: International Relations/ Economics Institution: Istanbul University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2017 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Providing professional consultancy service most often through one-on-one professional learning
platforms; mainly on shipping, ship management, logistics, sales and marketing, procurement
practices, market research, and business analysis, project management, protection of personal
data, as a subject matter specialist to leading professional and global services firms, financial
institutions.
Clients receive consultancy in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with
their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional, ethical standards.
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Market Analysis and Project Manager Department: BIA Responsibilities: Studying the dynamics of the shipping and logistics market. Analyzing local and global economic and sectoral developments from various media and business channels.
Strategic planning to help the organization identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats related to business competition and project planning.
Managing a project team for the local GDPR compliance of the organization that consists of 65 variety of companies and bodies.
Management of an internal market analysis platform in which diverse commercial and sectorial
reports, bulletins, noteworthy economic developments, and innovation news are periodically
published to a group of +600 colleagues and readers.
Management of one affiliated assistant manager, four people of market analysis, statistics, and project team.
Years: 2013 to 2017 Employer: MSC Shipping Agency Title: Information Technologies Manager Department: Responsibilities: (Simultaneously with procurement mg.)
Management of business units listed under Infrastructure and System Management, Software
Projects Management, and Business Development Management.
Management of DRP supported terminal server infrastructure, ERP, and various IT systems.
Management of two affiliated subdivision managers, one affiliate assistant manager, and 15 people of IT team on behalf of 15 group companies and giving service to more than 1000 users.
Governance of USD +2.5M annual volume of IT infrastructure, software, and licenses.
Years: 2009 to 2019 Employer: MSC Shipping Agency Title: Procurement Manager Department: Responsibilities: Founder Procurement Manager in restructuring and institutionalization processes of Mediterranean Shipping Company.
Designing the organizational structure and brand new business processes for diverse buying practices.
Implementation of an ERP-based purchasing system and process management.
Managed one affiliated assistant manager, 17 purchasing team members on behalf of 15 group companies, including shipping agencies; ship owning co, ship management co, inland logistics and railway companies, terminal operators, shipping cruise, and travel agencies.
Giving direct service to more than 1200 employees.
Governance of USD +20M annual purchasing volume.
Years: 2007 to 2009 Employer: MSC Shipping Agency Title: Business Developer Department: Responsibilities: Giving miscellaneous administrative support and follow up various business development duties to the General Manager of the organization.
Trainer and marketer of e-business applications. A 10-fold increase in e-commerce penetration
during three business quarters in a row.
Periodic analysis of general revenue and expenditure budgets and work on improving corporate balance control, debt-to-credit performance.
Driving the company’s website start-up and interface renewal projects.
Also, publishing a weekly bulletin to company executives to inform them of recent
developments in the transportation sector, innovations, and noteworthy economic news.
Years: 2004 to 2007 Employer: MSC Shipping Agency Title: Sales Representative Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for import freight sales of the Far East, Indian Gulf, Americas, and transoceanic trading regions, reporting to Import Sales Manager.
Learning and practicing marketing strategies and techniques in the marketplace.
Performing as a super key user during blueprint phases of the in-house agency ERP.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
COURSES, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATES
 Introduction to MS Project – Arkas Akademi (8h) October 2019
 Initial Consultancy for Local GDPR (KVKK) Compliance – Hamzaoglu P. (8h) September 2018
 Facilitation Skills and Professional Training Standards - K2 Consultancy (24h) April 2017
 PMI - Project Management Institute – Bilge Adam (18h) August 2016
 Leadership Academy Program / Deloitte Leadership Academy (96h) June 2015 – April 2016
 ITIL Foundation IT Service Management / HP ITIL Foundation (24h) December 2014
 Multi-Dimensional Personal Leadership / Blanchard International (8h) April 2014
 ISO 27001 Information Security Management System / Pupa ISM (24h) February 2014
 Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management / Bogazici Training (8h) November 2013
 Multi-Dimensional Leadership II / Blanchard International (8h) June 2013
 Persuasive and Effective Presentation Skills / Masters Training Int. (16h) December 2012
 Italian Language Course CILS / Carlo Goldoni CCI (400h) November 2012 – June 2013
 Management of personal performance / Is Kavramlari (8h) December 2007
 Individual Efficiency and Improvement in Sales / Ekser (32h) May 2006

Additional Experience

Other Relevant Experience
Computer Skills: O365, MS Office and relevant environment; SAP MM & SRM; Layers of Information Services Security ISO27001 in enterprise-level, ITIL, MS Project

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Turkish Native
French Fluent
English Fluent
Italian Intermediate

Fields of Expertise

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