Hellen Rhind

Skipton, Craven District, North Yorkshire

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About me:

I am a highly qualified and productive professional with over 20 year’s diverse experience, having worked in different positions and currently working with Skylon Global Company as a General Manager. I have strong coordination and management skills that drive out inefficiencies through process improvement as well as assist in the maintenance and development of organizational processes. I am skilled in management reporting, organizational process improvement, policy formulation, sales and marketing strategy execution, and daily operations management. I am also a goal-oriented sales professional with a solid track record of high performance in exceeding sales goals by transferring sales management tactics to sales, performing sales cycle analysis, customer contacts reporting, and gross profit planning. I am to bring forth my planning and organizational skills to result in the optimum functioning of the organization and the consistent achievement of organizational management standards. 

Education:

Bachelor of Science from the University of Nairobi in Kenya ( BSc - Upper Second Class Honors : 2001

Experience:

Work Experience
Jan 2015 to DateSkylon Global Company, Nairobi, Kenya

Position: General Manager

Key Achievements:

§  *****

Responsibilities:

§  Develop business strategy and provide governance to the company’s business.

§  Provide day-to-day leadership, logistics, operational management, and compliance along with the growth of Skylon.

§  Lead and oversee the implementation of the company’s long- and short-term vision by its strategy.

§  Responsible for ensuring international collaboration and relationship management concerning business processes and safety.

§  Mentor and lead development within the business, developing capacity within the management structure of the business.

§  Ensure that expenditures of the company are within the authorized annual budget of the Company.

§  Assess the principal risks of the company and ensure that these risks are being monitored and managed;

§  Provide critical operational oversight into development, implementation, and operations activities.

§  Build a brand name and establish the brand in the market.

§  Resource Business processes and ensuring funds are utilized dynamically and efficiently.

§  Managing both internal and external stakeholders.

§  Advice and reinvent product portfolio as per client preferences.

§  Inspire and influence staff members to do more than required.

§  Inspire and influence clients to purchase more.

 

Jul 2008 - Dec 2014Metro and  Premium Petroleum Companies  Ltd

Position: Sales Manager

Key Achievements:

§  *****

Responsibilities:

§  Analytics used for targeting clients and regions.

§  Developed the sales portfolio of petroleum as an FMCG. 

§  Designed new products and new product presentations.

§  Designed new sales and finance strategy.

§  In charge of the entire Petroleum Sales and Trading of Metro and Premium Petroleum Companies Ltd. 

§  Oversaw business across various countries including Comoros, New South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, and Mozambique.

§  Managed the Petroleum Industry Logistics (Supply and Refining, Shipping and Depot Operations). 

§  Worked closely with players in the regional market and globally including financiers to ensure the best returns for the shareholders

§  Managed the marketing activities, performed market analysis, and ensured all logistics are followed for all the affiliate companies in the region

§  Managed petroleum contracts, logistics, and legalities.

§  Liaised with offshore suppliers to ensure the costing and pricing of shipments are favorable for the growth of MPPCL.

§  Introduced blue-chip operational standards into a mid-sized dynamic business, creating a balance of effective control while maintaining the critical entrepreneurial environment, necessary for success in the challenging environment.

§  Trained and Coached staff in sales strategy and petroleum safety

§  Monitored sales in and off the office. 

§  Managed and designed the distribution chain.

§  Monitored and optimized the distribution chain.

 

Months 2006 - 2007Bakri International Energy Co (K) Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Export Marketing Coordinator

Key Achievements:

§  Led the development of Exports from a non-existing income line in Bakri International to the most profitable income line in Bakri International within 1 year. 

§  Led Bakri International from essentially a zero market share in exports business to 5% market share in the export market within 1 year.  This initiative more than doubled Bakri International’s yearly income.

Responsibilities:

§  Managed and developed a fully-fledged Exports Department in Bakri International.  Set up policies and processes for the export trade of petroleum products in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, South Sudan, Tanzania and Zanzibar.

§  Developed export marketing business plans and drove the marketing of all petroleum products into East African, Great Lakes Region and Southern Sudan. 

§  Used analytics in the market survey to optimize marketing resources.

§  Designed operational processes for exports business ensuring that all processes are in line with the business plans.

§  Collaborated with players in the regional market to ensure solid and long-lasting strategic partnerships.

 

Other Positions Held

§  Months 2014: Founder of Skylon Global Company

§  Months 2004 - 2005: Export Coordinator at Dalbit Petroleum Ltd

§  Months 2001 - 2004: Professional Service Representative at Lord’s HealthCare Ltd

§  Months 1996 - 2001: Information Technology Instructor at Lantech  Limited

 

 

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