Basic Info

Mostafa Aref

10 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Branch Manager at VigiStars Uganda LTD

Experience Details

Branch Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

• Achieved a sales target of $200,000 in the first year
• Established the new branch and finalized required legal & financial papers
• Devised a marketing plan to introduce different Egyptian products to the African market especially food & beverage, construction material and furniture
• Recruited and led a 6-employee team across different functions


Company Details

VigiStars Uganda LTD

Kampala, Uganda

1-10 employees

Wholesale Trade

N/A

Oct 2014 to Dec 2016 (2 years 2 months)
Logistics Specialist at Misr el hegaz Group

Experience Details

Logistics Specialist

Logistics/Supply Chain

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Managed the process of importing raw material required by the Purchasing departments of different factories
• Facilitated the communication between the Purchasing, Customs & Finance departments
• Collaborated with shipping companies to make arrangements for shipping and delivery of materials


Company Details

Misr el hegaz Group

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Packaging and Containers , Chemicals

N/A

Feb 2014 to Sep 2014 (7 months)
Branch Manager at Cleopatra LTD

Experience Details

Branch Manager

Sales/Retail

Manager

• Incorporated the new branch in Mozambique and was responsible for the legal process
• Developed new markets for Egyptian products in Furniture, Carpets & Textiles industries
• Reached annual sales targets of around $100,000


Company Details

Cleopatra LTD

Tete, Mozambique

1-10 employees

Import and Export

N/A

Feb 2010 to Mar 2012 (2 years 1 month)
Export executive at Asher Group for Export & Foreign Trade (AGET)

Experience Details

Export executive

Logistics/Supply Chain

Entry Level

• Designed & fully executed export plans to African companies including Zambia, Congo DRC, Mozambique and Burundi
• Focused on focused on selling Egyptian products in international trade shows in Africa
• Controlled the end-to-end export process starting from purchasing and negotiating with local providers, finishing legal documents, preparing & shipping containers to travelling to other countries to oversee selling
• Managed to export over 140 containers over the course of the five years with a revenue exceeding $2,000,000
• Developed an understanding of the legal framework to export products in the COMESA (Common Markets for Eastern & Southern Africa)
• Built a strong network of manufacturers, shipping companies, custom clearance agencies and legal entities who are all stakeholders in the export business
• Derived more revenues by enhancing efficiency in shipping by always calculating space available, shipping/storage & demurrage charges
• Prepared different documents such as work orders, bills of landing, shipping orders, certificates of origin...etc.


Company Details

Asher Group for Export & Foreign Trade (AGET)

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Wholesale Trade

N/A

Jan 2005 to Jan 2010 (5 years)
Accountant at Asher Group for Export & Foreign Trade (AGET)

Experience Details

Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

• Recorded shipment data for reporting and accounting purposes
• Prepared annual balance sheets and income statements for financial reporting services


Company Details

Asher Group for Export & Foreign Trade (AGET)

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Wholesale Trade

N/A

Nov 2003 to Jan 2005 (1 year 2 months)

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Commerce & business adminstration

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Commerce & business adminstration

Helwan University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Helwan University
1997 - 2003
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

GAMAL ABDUL NASSER MILITARY

Egypt

1997

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

GAMAL ABDUL NASSER MILITARY
1997

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Export executive

Jun 2008

Foreign trade training center ( ministry of industry

Export executive

Training/Course Details

Negotiation & contracting skills

May 2008

Foreign trade training center ( ministry of industry

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Advanced

: Intermediate

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Computer

Computer

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

international trade fairs

international trade fairs

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Hard worker, Organizer, Problem Solver, Social, Team Player

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