May 1, 2008 - present
Project Coordinator / founder
MDFSA (Moldova Dairy Farm Service Agency)
Managing a portfolio of clients, dairy farmers, working the strategy of reviving the dairy sector of Moldova. Organizing study tours to WI. Preparing promotional materials for presentations, conferences, etc. Elaborating the policy paper, communicating with the partners from US and Europe.
February 1, 2007 - May 1, 2008
Part-time interpreter for CNFA's Farmer to Farmer Project
English – Romanian/Russian translation for US agribsusiness consultants providing short-term training to Moldovan clients. I have worked on four FtF assignments with four different consultants:
Assignment Name: Business Management. From February 19, 2007 to March 9, 2007 we have developed a business plan for the host organization “Coval & Co.” Cannery, Cantemir in Southern Moldova. I applied my knowledge in Business Administration during the assignment
Consultant Name: Melvin Farmer
Assignment Name: Brand Development and Promotion. From April 22, 2007 to May 11, 2007 we have developed a brand name and a logo for “NegMatCom” Meat Processing Plant in Glodeni, Northern Moldova. I applied my knowledge in Marketing during the assignment helping the consultant to diminish the cultural gap. Consultant name: Lorraine Hartman
Assignment Name: New Product and Brand Development. From July 30, 2007 to August 17, 2007 we helped the host organization, “Coval & Co.” Cannery from Cantemir, to develop new products and conducted a marketing research together with the consultant, Joseph Coogan. Besides the main assignment activities we visited ADP client companies to help them to develop a marketing strategy: “EcoproRosmol” Ltd.; Gheorghe Olaru FF; Monicol Ltd; Orhei Vit JSC.
Assignment Name: Processing Technology Development. From September 5, 2007 to September 21, 2007 we helped to improve the internal environment of “Coval & Co.” Cannery from Cantemir. We provided training on HACCP program and the new technology used in modern food industry.
Assignment name: New Product Development follow-up with “Coval & Co.” Cannery
National AGRO inform Federation, Moldova.
October 2004 – May 2005
Part time interpreter and translator
(English, Romanian, Russian). It was my responsibility to translate minutes of the meetings, business letters and training materials.
Sept 2003 - present International Institute of Management “IMI-NOVA”, Chisinau, Marketing
June 2007 International Institute of Management “IMI-NOVA”, Chisinau, Licentiate in economy Banking and Stock Exchange
Publication May 2007, Students Magazine “IMI-NOVA”: Innovative Thinking in an Emerging World “The role of forming of the National Commission of Financial Markets of Moldova”
OS – Windows 95/98/2000; MSWord, Excel; HTML, Adobe Photoshop 6.5, Adobe, Microsoft Internet Explorer; Outlook Express, scanning and editing of pictures, texts.
Romanian - mother tongue
Russian - fluent
English - fluent
French - good
PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES:
Organizational: organizing people and events; ability to work under stress and meeting deadlines; strong writing and analytical skills.
Intercultural: experience of working in an international environment and interacting with professionals from US, Israel, GB and Europe.
Team player: coordinating individual work with the rest of the team.