Basic Info

Lora Abaza

3 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Business Development Manager at Remark

Experience Details

Business Development Manager

Marketing/PR/Advertising

Manager

- Manage and plan all work through the creative department.
- Resource freelance requirements as and when required and sorting paperwork accordingly.
- Maintain consistent sales growth by continuously establishing new accounts and maintaining existing accounts.
- Work effectively with C-Level decision makers and directors, to develop long term strategic relationships.
- Develop new business opportunities with potential customers at all stages of the sales cycle to include targeting, prospecting and presenting compelling business propositions.
- Develop and execute a strategic business plan that meets or exceeds established sales goals and supports company revenue and profitability targets.
- Attend conferences and professional association meetings and promote Remark services and solutions.


Company Details

Remark

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Marketing and Advertising

www.remarkadv.com

Oct 2016 to present (1 year 1 month)
Facilitator at Terre Des Hommes Foundation

Experience Details

Facilitator

Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Implement the project activities as per the annual work plan and budget.
- Facilitate the project learning events (Class workshops and on the job sessions coaching).
- Update and report to the Field Coordinator on a regular basis about the progress and constraints and try to resolve implementation problems.
- Assist project team members in implementing project activities when needed.
- Ensure a coordinated and collaborative approach among project partners at field-level.
- Report immediately on difficulties faced to the Field Coordinator.
- Undertake all reporting tasks that are requested by the Project Manager.


Company Details

Terre Des Hommes Foundation (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

www.tdhegypt.org

Jan 2016 to Sep 2016 (8 months)
Qualitative Researcher at Oxford Policy Management

Experience Details

Qualitative Researcher

Analyst/Research

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Worked with Oxford Policy Management in implementing a global protection strategies evaluation for the UNHCR (Qualitative Researches)


Company Details

Oxford Policy Management (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Management Consulting

N/A

May 2016 to Jul 2016 (2 months)
Product Development Manger at MixTedner Beverages

Experience Details

Product Development Manger

Sales/Retail, Manufacturing/Production, Quality

Manager

- Responsible for design, development and execution of new products in assigned categories for core and private label lines to include:
- Communicating with factories the product specifications of proposed new product.
- Monitoring, tracking and organizing of all approved proposed new product samples and collect costs.
- Complete P&L for all core items and communicate cost for private label product.
- Approve all Pre-production samples.
- Accurately complete item set up requirements and all related documents; communicate to procurement, quality department, marketing and sales.
- Work to ensure product specifications are accurate and up-to-date then communicate to procurement, quality department, marketing and sales of changes.
- Coordinate with Marketing Communications strategic direction for product catalogs, new products, sell sheets, and launch programs on assigned categories.
- Understand competitive marketplace for assigned categories and document competitive cross references.
- Manage project budgets and prepares financial analysis reports for top management.
- Provide the highest level of internal and external customer service.

My Baby Project was: https://doubledare.me/
Mother Company: https://mt-bev.com/


Company Details

MixTedner Beverages

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Food and Beverage Production, FMCG

www.mt-bev.com

Feb 2014 to Oct 2015 (1 year 8 months)
Member (volunteer) at The Circassian Charity Association

Experience Details

Member (volunteer)

Administration

Student

N/A


Company Details

The Circassian Charity Association

Syria

N/A

Non-Profit Organizations

N/A

Jan 2006 to Jan 2014 (8 years)
Executive Assistant at Travel One - Travel & Tourism agency

Experience Details

Executive Assistant

Administration

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Maintain workflow under pressure and in a fast-paced, high-profile work environment.
- Provide systematic and dependable follow up, as well as a high level of organization and preparedness.
- Work in a professional and focused manner to schedule internal and external meetings.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Act as a liaison with the Board of Directors as needed.
- Provide comprehensive support services to the CEO/President that ensures a professional, responsive And Effective Experience.
- Complete the statistical reports and charts.
- Responsible for the financial preparations and follow up.


Company Details

Travel One - Travel & Tourism agency

Jordan

11-50 employees

Travel and Tourism

N/A

Feb 2013 to Oct 2013 (8 months)
Accountant at Moh’d Shahaltough office (Architecture -Interior –Landscape)

Experience Details

Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

- Prepare routine working papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries.
- Prepare the assignments of accounting documents and on accrued basis.
- Prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
- Ensure for balancing the book in closed cooperation with external partners or own staff.
- Complete with local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.


Company Details

Moh’d Shahaltough office (Architecture -Interior –Landscape)

Jordan

1-10 employees

Architectural and Design Services

N/A

Feb 2012 to Jun 2012 (4 months)
Volunteer (volunteer) at BASMA (Children with Cancer Support Association)

Experience Details

Volunteer (volunteer)

Administration

Student

N/A


Company Details

BASMA (Children with Cancer Support Association)

Syria

11-50 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

N/A

May 2011 to May 2012 (1 year)
Intern Accountant at EMC Company (Enterprise Management Consulting)

Experience Details

Intern Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

Worked on implementing OpenERP 6.1 System and introducing it to the local business community.

For more information about OpenERP:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OfJzGUsw6fV9Z0uThx1aANC1coN7yuIaBNjFKBdaaCA/edit


Company Details

EMC Company (Enterprise Management Consulting)

Syria

1-10 employees

Business Services - Other

N/A

Jan 2011 to Jan 2012 (1 year)
Public Relations Officer at Damascus International Film Festival

Experience Details

Public Relations Officer

Administration

Entry Level

N/A


Company Details

Damascus International Film Festival

Syria

51-100 employees

Broadcasting and Film

N/A

Oct 2010 to Oct 2010
Leader at The International Academy–Amman (I.A.A Summer Camp) (student activity)

Experience Details

Leader

Administration

Student

N/A


Company Details

The International Academy–Amman (I.A.A Summer Camp) (student activity)

Amman, Jordan

N/A

Jul 2010 to Jul 2010

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Commerce

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Commerce

Faculty of Commerce, Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

I was a student in Damascus University and my graduation date was meant to be in Sept.2014, but due to my situation after Syria's crisis my graduation had to be delayed until this year 2017.

Faculty of Commerce, Ain Shams University
2010 - 2017

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Intilaaqah Program

Feb 2011

Shell Company

This course is in the quest of Syria Shell program of Intilaaqah Syria for the development of trained and effective human resources to support the ideology of entrepreneurship among young people in Syria and the implementation of terms of a memorandum of understanding signed between Syria Shell with the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs.

Training/Course Details

Creative Writing

Jul 2009

The University of Iowa

Participant at The International Writing Program, The University of Iowa, U.S.A (Student Activity)

Training/Course Details

Creative Writing

Jul 2009

The University of Iowa

Participant at Between the Lines Program, The University of Iowa, U.S.A

Training/Course Details

Facilitation Skills

Jul 2016

ASPIRE Leadership Academy

Facilitation Skills Workshop at ASPIRE Leadership Academy

Training/Course Details

Creative Writing

Apr 2008

Damascus Cultural Center

Pens From Damascus Workshop

Training/Course Details

Intilaaqah Program

Sep 2010

Shell Global

N/A

Training/Course Details

Creative Writing

Jun 2012

Masaha Cultural Center

Akoon Workshop for Creative Writing

Training/Course Details

Socialize & Plan Your Business

Mar 2014

Goal Oriented Learners

N/A

Training/Course Details

Theatrical Performance

Jul 2015

Outa Hamra - Souriyat Association

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Advanced

French

French

: Intermediate

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Internet Search

Internet Search

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Accounting

Accounting

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Business Development

Business Development

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Marketing

Marketing

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Accounting

Accounting

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Business Planning

Business Planning

: Intermediate

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Human Resources

Human Resources

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

Key Skills

Organizer, Problem Solver, Details-oriented, Team Player, Supportive

Online Presence

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